Tributes Pour In For Legendary MC Skibadee

Tributes are fast pouring in for legendary MC Skibadee who is reported to have died on Sunday, February 27, 2022.

Although information regarding his death is quite scanty, the news has taken many by shock leaving them to pour tributes on social media site Twitter.

About MC Skibadee

MC Skibadee started his professional journey on City Sound Radio around 1993, and by early 1995 featured regularly at events such as Thunder & Joy, Johnson & Johnsons, Spirit of the Jungle, Ballroom Dance at the Blackpool Tower and his regular spot on City Sound Radio alongside Djs Pro-D and Cyrus on the Live & Direct show.

By the end of 1995, Skibadee was resident for all Kool FM, Fever, T & J, Malachite, Electrybe, NJC, Designer label Ball, and Innersense.

Along with MC Det, Skibadee launched a new project called 2Xfreestyle in late 1997, which involved putting a Drum and Bass tempo over a Hip-Hop beat, therefore creating a double-time effect. 

The single and subsequent video ‘Inside Me’ was a success after being accepted on MTV and The Box. In 1999 Skibadee received the first of three Knowledge Awards for best MC and three Accelerated culture awards.

 Since 2000, Skibadee began collaborating with MC Shabba D, also known as ‘Shabba D’ or ‘Shabba’ which has now become Drum and Bass partnership S.A.S, Skiba and Shabba.

In 2006, he won the 1Xtra award for best MC, and in 2007 he won the best MC southwest Drum n Bass award.

In 2008 and 2009, Skibadee won best Lyrical MC and best Hype MC in the national Drum and bass awards and 2010 is the third year in a row as the best Crowd Hyper MC as well as the Stevie Hyper D Lifetime Achievement Award.

 In 2010, he won best MC at the Drum & Bass Arena Awards.

Contributions from Wikipedia.

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