Speech Debelle Biography

Corynne Elliot (born 1983, London, England), better known as Speech Debelle, is a British rapper signed to the Big Dada record label. She was the winner of the 2009 Mercury Prize for her debut album Speech Therapy. She released her second album, Freedom of Speech, in 2012.

Debelle's single from Speech Therapy, "Spinnin" has been re-worked by Tinchy Stryder and Dionne Bromfield and was used as one of the official anthems of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.

She has also been politically and socially active with a number of charities and movements, and hosted the BBC documentary Hidden Homeless in 2012.

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Mercury Prize-winner Speech Debelle appears in new series of 'Celebrity MasterChef'

Sugababe Heidi Range is also set to appear

  • Aug 1, 2013

Mercury Music Prize winner Speech Debelle reveals new album details

'Freedom of Speech' will be released on February 13

  • Jan 11, 2012

Mercury music prize winner Speech Debelle 'booed by Take That fans'

London rapper jeered off stage at 'SingStar' launch

  • Nov 27, 2009

Mercury Prize winner Speech Debelle 'sacks' record label

London musician gives Big Dada the boot

  • Nov 25, 2009

Speech Debelle cancels upcoming US tour

Visa problems force the decision

  • Oct 9, 2009

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