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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scorcher

The English grime artist and actor, Scorcher was born Tayo Jarrett on 5th April 1986 in Bush Hill Park, London. He is currently a member of the grime collective The Movement and is signed to Blue Colla Music. He won an Official Mixtape Award for best producer in 2009 and was also nominated for best Grime mixtape of 2010. In 2011, he began an acting career and played the major role of Kamale, in the 2011 Channel 4 drama, Top Boy and also played a part in the movie Offender which was released on 24 December 2012. There is no doubt that the 30-years-old English grime artist and actor has definitely paved a successful path for himself in the entertainment industry.

10 Things You Didn't Know About Scorcher
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Scorcher

Here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the English grime artist and actor, Scorcher:

1. Scorcher was born Tayo Jarrett on 5th April 1986 in Bush Hill Park, London.

2. He is currently a member of the grime collective The Movement and is signed to Blue Colla Music.

3. While in jail in 2006, his mixtape Simply the Best was released and was greeted with good reviews from the grime scene.

4. He has produced beats such as ‘Way Down The Road’, ‘Beef with T’, ‘Igloo Remix’, ‘Talk of the Ghetto’ and others which have been big through the year of 2006.

5. In 2009, he released his debut album Concrete Jungle. The album was seen as a critical success in electronic music but a major disappointment to grime fans.

6. He won an Official Mixtape Award for best producer in 2009 and was also nominated for best Grime mixtape of 2010.

7. His debut single, “It’s My Time”, charted on the UK R&B chart at number 38.

8. In 2011, he began an acting career and played the major role of Kamale, in the 2011 Channel 4 drama, Top Boy.

9. He has also played a part in the movie Offender which was released on 24 December 2012.

10. He was signed to independent label Blue Colla Music in 2012 and his first single of the year “It’s All Love” was premiered on MistaJam’s 1XTRA show on 3 March.

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