|Birth name Tyrone Lindo|
Genres Grime, hip hop
Name Big Narstie
|Years active 2006–present|
Labels Dice Recordings
|Born 16 November 1985 (age 30)Lambeth, London, England (1985-11-16) |
Occupation(s) Clothing label, digital artist, music artist, rapper, MC
Albums Pain Overload, #PAIN, Come Get Some (Remixes), Pain Therapy (Hosted By Dj Limelight) - Ep, Don't Fuck Up the Base
Movies Anuvahood, Krish and Lee, London State of Mind
Associated acts Ed Sheeran, Dappy, Jme, P Money, Popek, Chip, Professor Green
Similar People P Money, Jme, Jammer, Akira the Don, Skepta
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Tyrone Lindo (born 17 November 1985), better known by his stage name Big Narstie, is a British grime MC. He started his career in 2002 as a member of grime crew N-Double-A, though he is better known for his solo work and as an internet personality
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In 2006, Big Narstie signed to independent label, Dice Recordings. Sampling Coldplay, it was one of the first grime/indie tracks to be supported by personalities from multiple mainstream radio stations. His track "Brushman" was also named RWD magazine's "Song of the Year".
Big Narstie has featured on records including Professor Green's "Before I Die Remix" and N-Dubz's "N-Dubz vs N.A.A", from their debut album Uncle B. Big Narstie continued to record and released three other mixtapes: Mind of a Fat Guy, Drugs and Chicken, and I'm Betta Than U, which had guest appearances from Giggs, Scorcher, and Wretch 32.
Big Narstie released his first mix CD of the year in February 2012, called Pain Overload. Shortly after, Pain Is Love was released in July for free download via SB.TV. Big Narstie's first official E.P, #PAIN was released in October and entered at number 5 in the iTunes UK Hip Hop chart and he won the 2012 Urban Music Award (UMAs) for Best Grime Act beating artists like Skepta, Lethal Bizzle and Dot Rotten.
In 2013, Big Narstie released his second EP Don’t Fuck Up The Base. The EP Big Narstie was the highest selling grime EP of 2013. He also had a Don't Fuck up the Base EP launch party, which featured music artists, Flirta D, Mic Righteous, Scrufizzer, Kozzie and DJ's, DJ Cameo, Charlie Sloth, DJ Logan Sama.
He performed at a number of festivals across Europe including The Wireless Festival, A Day In Dam with English Frank and Black The Ripper, the Hip Hop Kemp Festival in Czech Republic and The Outlook Festival in Croatia. He also won UMA 2013 Best Grime Act award for the second year in a row. At the end of 2013 he released an EP Hello Hi. with True Tiger. Noisey named Big Narstie as their name of 2013. and he also reviewed the year at Fact magazine.
In 2014, Big Narstie released What's the Story Brixton Glory Part II, where he covered various Britpop classics by artists such as Oasis. He then embarked on the Base Defence League (BDL) Tour around the UK, which had a host of music artists supporting him.
Big Narstie was featured in Craig David's single, When the Bassline Drops, which was released on 27 November 2015. The song saw commercial success, entering the UK top 10 and being certified gold. In 2017 he rapped on the British electronicore band Enter Shikari single Supercharge.
Away from music, Big Narstie has featured in the Channel 4 sitcom Dubplate Drama alongside N-Dubz and Shystie. He has also had a guest appearance in the films Anuvahood and London State of Mind. He is set to appear in the series Krish and Lee and the film Rise of the Foot Soldier 2.
Big Narstie is also known for his sense of humour and YouTube videos including his parody agony aunt style series Uncle Pain.
He was once quoted saying that the wrestler Rikishi was his biggest inspiration growing up, he used Rikishi's special move "the smelly bum drop" on his classmates to stamp his authority on the group of young students.
Urban Music Awards 2012 Urban Music Award (UMAs) Best Grime Act
Urban Music Awards 2013 Urban Music Award (UMAs) Best Grime Act
MOBO Awards 2014 Mobo Award Best Grime Act Nomination
Urban Music Awards 2014 Urban Music Award (UMAs) Best Grime Act Nomination