About Loyle Carner
British rapper Loyle Carner is carving his own path with sensitive, thoughtful lyrics and a penchant for jazz-inspired production.
• The South London native studied drama at the BRIT School—which famously produced Adele and Amy Winehouse—and originally planned to be an actor. At 13, he earned a small role in the 2008 film 10,000 BC.
• Carner dropped out of school in 2014 following the death of his stepfather and committed himself to music. That same year, he released his debut EP, A Little Late.
• In 2016, he launched Chilli Con Carner, a cooking school that helps students with ADHD, a condition he himself suffers from.
• His 2017 debut album, Yesterday's Gone, was nominated for the Mercury Prize.
• The rapper’s 2019 sophomore album, Not Waving, but Drowning, peaked at No. 3 on the UK album chart.
BORNOctober 06, 1994