May 26, 2024

Biography

Daniel Lena (born August 17, 1999), Is professionally known as Unknown T, a successful British musician, singer, rapper, and songwriter. 

He quickly gained popularity and prominence in the industry after his album “Rise Above Hate,” released in 2020, reached the top of the charts in the UK.” 

Early Life

Rapper Unknown T, a rising star hailing from Homerton, East London, has roots that trace back to Uganda through his parents’ descent. He first made a splash in the music industry with the release of “Bop with Smoke” (2017), a highly acclaimed underground hit that put London on notice of his formidable flow.

2018 marked the year that the rapper truly broke through, with the release of his hit single “Homerton B” propelling him to fame. He has become known for his signature flow and lyrics that often draw inspiration from his upbringing in Homerton, providing a unique perspective and insight into his life and experiences. 

His discography includes several well-received mixtapes and singles, and he has also collaborated with other prominent figures in the UK rap scene.

Career

Unknown T gained widespread recognition with his debut single “Homerton B,” debuting at number 48 on the UK Singles Chart in October 2018. 

After the success of “Homerton B,” Unknown T released his debut album “Unknown to the Unknown” in 2018, which featured several popular tracks such as “Throwback” and “Stylo G” in addition to his breakout hit. The album received positive reviews and solidified his place as a prominent figure in the UK rap scene.

The success of this single, Homerton B, also led to Unknown T being signed by Island Records through Universal Music Group and performing at the Wireless festival in 2019. “Homerton B” was highly praised by critics, appearing on numerous “best of 2018” lists, and became the first UK drill track to be certified Silver by the BPI. 

His subsequent tracks Throwback”, “Meat,” and “Leave Dat Trap,” which feature AJ Tracey, garnered over 5 million views online.”

Personal Life

The 25-year-old rapper, who is believed to be currently single, has had a few past relationships, but none of them have been long-lasting.

In 2017, the charges against Unknown T of possessing a 4mm revolver and ammunition were dismissed, as he maintained that the weapon had been given to him by a stranger. 

The following year, he was also acquitted of the murder of Steve Narvaez-Jara at a London party. Despite the legal proceedings, Unknown T has been vocal about the drill scene, in which he is a member, stating that the media have unjustly criticized it. 

In an interview with The Guardian, he argued that the themes present in drill music reflect larger societal issues and that the music industry should not be held responsible for them. 

Discography

  • Homerton B
  • AVEN9ERS
  • Wonderland
  • Goodums
  • Fresh Home
  • Deh Deh
  • Batty & Bench
  • WW2Daily Duppy

Social media

Networth

Unknown T‘s net worth is estimated to be within the range of US$500,000 – US$1 million.


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