Unknown P, the parody rapper created by comedian Munya Chawawa, has signed a major label deal with Atlantic Records.
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After two years of entertaining people with his comedy sketches, which were ramped up during the coronavirus lockdown, the posh drill rapper has got himself a record deal.
“I’ve signed to Atlantic Records!” Chawawa said, sharing the news on Twitter. “Two years of sketches, one Fire in the Booth and a few middle class bars later and here we are!”
He added: “Thank you for supporting my parodies & sharing my sketches, I’m so grateful and deffo cracking open a Shloer tonight. @AtlanticRcrdsUK”
I've signed to Atlantic Records! 🥂
Two years of sketches, one Fire in the Booth and a few middle class bars later and here we are! 🤯
— Munya Chawawa (@munyachawawa) November 22, 2020
Chip took aim at Stormzy on a pair of new tracks – ‘Killer MC’ and ‘Flowers’ – where he highlighted an alleged incident involving Stormzy showing up to his home unannounced following a feud between them.
While Stormzy didn’t respond to Chip’s diss records, Unknown P did, on a track called ‘Diss & Chips’. Featuring a number of funny lines, Chawawa raps: “Man’s got whips/ Falafel, hummus, dips/ But I know carbs go straight to my hips/ So I could never waste my time on chips.”
Meanwhile, back in July, Chawawa, who is also known for his viral parodies of chefs and news reporters, shared a comedy clip to remind the UK public to wear face masks during the pandemic.
“I got a black face mask but I don’t sneeze/ But I wear one in case a policeman sees,” he begins, rapping as JM(PP)E. “If one of you cough near me/ You better cover your mouth with a clean hanky.”