Tyrone Lindo is a known English MC and rapper from South London that goes by the name Big Narstie and is very popular for years now.
He was born on 16 November, 1985 in London, United Kingdom. He is of Jamaican descent. He respects his ancestry and talks about it often. He even mentions it in his music and uses phrases from there.
His childhood was very interesting because he was influenced by many other artists. He always loved music and music was the one thing that kept him sane during tough times.
He had a lot of siblings but they grew up poor. That didn’t change their look on life and they were always supportive of one another. He says that they always fought for food but were never mad at each other.
Since his family is Carribean they mostly ate traditional food such as rice, peas, chicken, and lamb, all well spiced.
In 2002, he started his music career as a member of grime crew NDoubleA. He was much more known once he started his solo career and started being active on social media.
People like him because he was always a true comedian and therefore he has a big fanbase that follows him on various social media.
Big Narstie signed to a label, Dice Recordings in 2006. He made a track called “Brushman” that was named a Song of the Year in a RWD magazine. It was supported by many personalities from many famous radio stations.
It did surprisingly well so he was thrilled to work better on his ongoing work. Artists rarely get that much attention for their first work.
Because of them he had a chance to work with a famous band, Coldplay. Coldplay is a very known British rock band and they gave him a lot of publicity.
He collaborated with many musicians and was featured on their records like N-Dubz’s “N-Dubz vs N.A.A” and Professor Green’s track “Before I Die Remix”.
He is very respected because he never turned anyone down for a collaboration, no matter the race or age. This is proven by the fact that he is very good with Ed Sheeran, a man many would never connect with him.
After that Big Narstie released three more mixtapes: Drugs and Chicken, Mind of a Fat Guy and I’m Betta Than U. Those mixtapes had many artist appearances from Wretch 32, Giggs and Scorcher.
They did well, but he wanted to be even better. His wish to work got bigger as he was introduced to better producers.
In 2012 Big Narstie released his first so far mix CD of the year. It was called Pain Overload.
On july the same year he released Pain Is Love that you could download for free on SB.TV.
In october he released his first offiicial E.P named #PAIN. It was on the fifth place on iTunes UK Hip Hop chart.
He also won a Urban Music Award for Best Grime Act with it in 2012. He beat some famous artists like Lethal Bizzle, Skepta and Dot Rotten.
Big Narstie again released an EP in 2013. It was called Don’t Fuck Up the Base. It was his highest selling EP.
Many people loved it because of the great lyrics in which he expresses not only his feelings but also his memories and experiences.
Big Narstie had a launch party for his Don’t Fuck up the Base EP. Some of the artists like Mic Righteous, Flirta D, Kozzie, Scrufizzer and DJ’s like DJ Logan Sama, DJ Cameo and Charlie Sloth performed.
Big Narstie was often performing on various European festivals like A Day In Dam with English Frank and Black the Ripper, The wireless Festival, The Outlook Festival that’s located in Croatia and the HipHop Kemp Festival located in the Czech Republic.
In 2013, he won a UMA Best Grime Act award same as the previous year. Awards meant a lot to him because they always inspired him to work better and harder than for the previous work he has published.
Big Narstie released an EP Hello Hi. With True Tiger at the end of the year.
He released What’s the Story Bruxton Glory Part II in 2014. He covered many famous Britpop songs by artists such as Oasis in it.
Big Narstie then went on thw Base Defence League Tour all over UK. Many artists supported him on this tour.
He was also on the Craig David’s single called “When the Bassline Drops” that was released in November 2015. Craig David is a famous British singer and rapper.
The single entered the UK top 10 and was certified Gold which was a big succes for Narstie.
He was featured on the Enter Shikari single called “Superchange” in 2017. Enter Shikari is a known alternative British band from Heartfordshire.
He was also in a Katherine Ryan’s team on The Big Fat Quiz of the Year in 2017.
In 2018 Big Narstie was seen to be pushing one of the contestants called Robert White during his live show on the one episods of “Britain’s Got Talent” which was considered controversial and brought him a lot of bad publicity.
Music isn’t the only Big Narstie’s passion. He was featured on a sitcom “Dubplate Drama” alongside N-Dubz and Shystie on the Channel 4.
He had an appearances in the movies “London State of Mind” and “Anuvahood”, too.
“London State of Mind” is promoted as the very first indipendent urban film which brings reality about the London music and crime scene.
He appeared in the series “Krish and Lee” and also the movie called “Rise of the Foot Soldier 2.”
His looks are very distinct and people notice him everywhere so he gets roles a lot. He hopes to make a movie one day because he enjoys starring in various works.
He hosts his show called “The Big Narstie Show” from summer 2018. He and his co-host Mo Gilligan welcomed many famous personalities on the show.
Some of them are KSI, Stefflon Don, Jonathan Ross, Iain Stirling and guest from a TV show Love Island: Samira, Jack, Rosie, Eyal and Alexandra.
He is also known for his YouTube channels. There he posted his parody series called Uncle Pain.
He enjoys comedy content because he likes to make people laugh. Everything he does, he does to make people feel better. Most of the things Big Narstie does in his personal life is unknown.
He likes social media but doesn’t share any details about his private life on it. His dating life is also unknown.
Big said that he doesn’t want other people to be all up in his business and to follow other people he hangs out with around.
Big Narsties current net worth is around 2.1 million UK pounds.
He lives with his girlfriend and they have a beautiful little daughter he loves very much. He was scared to become a dad but now he is happy because if it.
He is good friends with Ed Sheeran so he is the godfather of his child. He loves to cook and eat homemade food but since he has gigs late in the night he comes home hungry and eats. That is the reason he is chubby now.
Full name: Tyrone Lindo
Date of birth: November 16, 1985
Birthplace: London, United Kingdom
Profession: MC artist, rapper, YouTube personality
Net Worth: £ 2,1 million