D Double E

Barrio Loco

D Double E has been active for over 20 years beginning his career in jungle and UK garage music. RWD He was a member of the early grime collective N.A.S.T.Y Crew until leaving after a dispute in 2004. He then founded the group Newham Generals together with Monkstar and Footsie. The group remains active as a duo consisting of D Double E and Footsie. He and the Newham Generals signed to Dizzee Rascal's Dirtee Stank label. As a solo artist D Double E's releases include: Street Fighter Riddim, Bluku Bluku, Bad 2 Tha Bone, Lovely Jubbly, and Wolly. In 2017 he released 'How I Like It' on his Bluku Music label in preparation for his debut studio album. 'Better Than The Rest' featuring Wiley was released as a single in early 2018. The album was announced to be called Jackuum! which was originally set to drop in April but was then pushed back to early August and eventually ended up being released at the end of the month. D Double also started his own label in 2018. He is known for his legendary ad-libs such as “bud-a-bup-bup” and “it’s mwee mwee” and is highly regarded in the Grime scene. Fellow MC Skepta once named him as the 'greatest of all time' and Dizzee Rascal said he was one of the artists who inspired him to start MCing.