Kano (born 21 May 1985 in London, City borough of Newham, East Ham district; civil Kane Brett Robinson ) is a British grime rapper. His grandparents came as Jamaican immigrants to Britain. He was formerly a major constituent of the London music group NASTY (Natural Artistic Sounds Touching You) Crew.
In his youth Kano attended Langdon Comprehensive School in Newham, where his mother is a teacher for Netball. Later Kano graduated from a graphic design studies at the University of Barking. In his youth he was an avid soccer player and was already playing at the age of 13 years for the clubs Chelsea FC, Junior Hammers and Norwich City. But soon he ended his sports career and turned to the music. Kano was in the British Grime scene known when he first appearances with NASTY had. After Kano began his solo career and worked on his first solo album, Home Sweet Home ( 2005). With the release of his solo single " P 's & Q's ", which was published as a 12 " vinyl record, Kano celebrated in the underground scene first major success and became famous.
Awards and achievements
In 2005 he won the MOBO Award for Best Newcomer. In addition, he received from the Channel U " Best of British " award. New Year's Eve 2005, the Governing Mayor of London Ken Livingstone Kano explained to one of " London's Heroes 2005 ". In January 2006, Kano was nominated for a BRIT Award for Best Urban Act. In addition, he had a guest appearance in the British film " Rollin 'with the Nines " and is a playable character in the game Def Jam: Icon.
- Home Sweet Home (27 June 2005) 679 Recordings
- London Town ( 10 September 2007) 679 Recordings
- 140 Grime Street ( 29 September 2008) BPM ( Bigger Picture Music)
- Method To The Maadness (2010) BPM ( Bigger Picture Music)
- Beats & Bars (11 November 2005)
- Kano Mixtape (14 April 2007)
- Run the Road ( featured ) (24 January 2005)
- MC No.1 (7 April 2008)
- Jack Bauer ( March 2010)
- "P 's and Q's " ( 12:53 "Vinyl ) - 2004
- "Typical Me" - 2005
- "Remember Me" - 2005
- " Nite Nite " (feat. Leo the Lion & The Streets ) - 2005
- "Brown Eyes" / "Signs In Life" ( 12:53 "Vinyl ) - 2006
- " Buss It Up" ( feat. Vybz Kartel ) ( 7:28 "Vinyl ) - 2006
- " This Is the Girl" ( feat. Craig David) 2007
- " Hustler " in 2008
- Chase & Status featuring Kano - " Against All Odds" (February 2009)