Ms Dynamite(1981-), Musician
Ms Dynamite (Niomi McLean-Daley)
Sitter in 2 portraits
Singer-songwriter. Born in North London to a Jamaican father and a Scottish mother. Named Niomi Arleen Daley, she took the stage name Ms Dynamite, debuting on So Solid Crew's breakthrough hit They Don't Know (2001). Booo!, a one off solo single, made with garage producer Sticky reached number 12 in June 2001. Released her first album A Little Deeper which won the Mercury Music Prize (2002). She is also the recipient of two Brit Awards and three MOBO Awards. Her music fuses hip-hop, UK garage, R&B and reggae. The album which tackles issues of urban poverty, drug addiction and violence helped perceive her as positive role model
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