Ms Dynamite (born April 26, 1981), born as Niomi McLean?-Daley, is a British R&B/hip-hop musician.
Ms Dynamite was born in London to a Scottish mother and Afro-Caribbean father. She grew up listening to reggae and hip-hop music. Though she wanted to become a schoolteacher or social worker, her biggest aspiration was to be a musician. She is the eldest of eleven siblings of which one is a UK Grime artist known as Akala and attended Acland Burghley School in Tufnell Park.
Whilst working at the radio station RAW FM, Ms Dynamite was discovered by Richard Forbes at a West End club. After working briefly with the garage act So Solid Crew, she released her debut album, A Little Deeper in 2002, featuring the hit songs "It Takes More" and "Dy-Na-Mi-Tee". In 2003, the album was released in the USA to critical acclaim.
In 2002, Dynamite won the prestigious Mercury Music Prize, a music award given to groundbreaking British and Irish acts, for her debut album A Little Deeper. She donated the Â£20,000 prize to the NSPCC....
|Born||April 26, 1981|
|Origin||London, United Kingdom|
|Years active||2001 - present|