A diverse, quirky rapper in a position to share the stage with both indie revolutionaries Hadouken! and hip-hop story Erick Sermon, Grasp Shortie came around the U.K. hip-hop picture in 2008 using the throwback anthem “Rope String.” Raised in South London, Shortie got his D.We.Con. attitude from his father, who went a jazz golf club in East London. Many years of buying his music around to brands resulted in several gives, but surrendering innovative control to 1 from the majors was something the rapper refused to accomplish. After Shortie went it only, “Rope String” premiered by himself Odd Guy Out in 2008 using the golf club hit “Dance Just like a White colored Boy” appearing around the label in ’09 2009. That same 12 months he released the nostalgic monitor “Bringing It Back again” plus his debut recording, A.D.H.D.