Konan

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Date of Birth September 3, 1989
Place of Birth England
Age 31 years old
Horoscope Virgo

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Krept and Konan are a British hip hop duo from London, consisting of Casyo "Krept" Johnson, born 4 February 1990 from Gipsy Hill and Janayd Karl "Konan" Wilson, born 3 September 1989 from Thornton Heath, the son of Delroy Wilson otherwise known as 'Jamaica's first child star'. Their first major release was the mixtape Young Kingz, released on 2 September 2013. As of 3 May 2013, Krept and Konan signed a record deal with Virgin EMI Records. Their debut album The Long Way Home was released on 5 July 2015 and entered the UK Albums Chart at number 2. The duo's highest-charting single is "Freak of the Week" featuring Jeremih, which charted at number 9 on the UK Singles Chart. Krept and Konan have both starred together in the film The Intent and reprised their roles in the prequel The Intent 2: The Come Up.

Origin: South London, England
Genres: Hip hop, grime, road rap
Occupation(s): Rappers, songwriters
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 2009–present
Labels: Play Dirty, Virgin EMI, Def Jam
Associated acts: Lethal Bizzle, Cadet, Tinie Tempah, Wiley, Giggs, Sneakbo, JME, Jeremih, Skepta, Ed Sheeran
Members: Casyo "Krept" Johnson, Janayd Karl "Konan" Wilson
Twitter: Krept and Konan's Twitter profile
Facebook: Krept and Konan's Facebook profile

About Konan

One half of the English hip hop duo Krept and Konan, who released the successful mixtape Young Kingz in 2013.

Before Fame

He met Casyo Johnson, AKA Krept, in 2005 when they were making music under the same aliases as members of the group Gipset. They became an official duo in 2009.

Achievement

He and Krept broke a world record for Highest-Charting UK album by an Unsigned Act in 2014.

Family Life

He is from South London, England and is the son of Delroy Wilson. His real name is Karl Wilson.

Associations

He and Krept defeated Dizzee Rascal, Rita Ora and Tinie Tempah for Best International Act: UK at the 2014 BET Awards.

Information related to Krept and Konan

  • Black British musical groups
  • English hip hop groups
  • English male rappers
  • Rappers from London
  • Hip hop duos
  • English musical duos
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Latest information about Konan updated on December 03, 2020.

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