Tinie Tempah Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

21st December 2013

Quote: "It happened one time by accident because of shuffle, why did they have to invent it? We were in the act and one of my songs came on. It was just super awkward but she seemed to like it." British rapper Tinie Tempah had an embarrassing music moment when he was getting intimate with a lady.

9th March 2013

Fact: British rapper Tinie Tempah failed in his mission to perform 70 press-ups over raw eggs for charity. The Written in the Stars hitmaker managed 66 in the challenge, which was set by his friend Jessie J and staged to raise money for Britain's Comic Relief charity.

23rd April 2012

Quote: "I went to a strip club in America. When you see a naked stripper for the first time she gives you a lap dance and tells you she is in college and she is stripping for her tuition fees. The minute she goes to somebody else and you see her laughing, it feels like she is cheating on you." British rap star Tinie Tempah was embarrassed during his first outing to an American strip club.

4th April 2012

Quote: "I am big on theatre. I really like watching plays. I get a lot of ideas for my shows." British rapper Tinie Tempah reveals his unusual source of inspiration.

24th December 2011

Quote: "He has such gorgeous skin and the sweetest smile. You can totally kiss him under the mistletoe. That's it - no one else, just Tinie." Kelly Rowland names British rapper Tinie Tempah as her ideal man this Christmas (11).

15th September 2011

Tweet: "Won 4 pairs of MCFly's off Ebay, xmas done came early!!!" Rapper Kid Cudi has followed in British hip-hop star Tinie Tempah's footsteps and snapped up four sets of the Nike limited edition Back To The Future sneakers. The Nike Air Mag shoes, of which only 1,500 pairs have been made, are replicas of the shoes worn by Michael J. Fox as Marty MCFly in Back To The Future II.

10th September 2011

Quote: "It was a total spur of the moment decision. I was really touched in the moment by the presentation and next thing I knew I owned these iconic sneakers." Rapper Tinie Tempah on spending $37,500 (£23,400) on the first pair of Nike Air Mag shoes inspired by the ones Michael J. Fox wore as Marty MCFly in Back To The Future II.

8th April 2011

Quote: "I was having an intimate moment with a lady friend and I'd put the iPod on shuffle. But suddenly (my song) Wifey comes on. And the lady is looking at me like, 'Is this something that turns you on more?' I could see it in her eyes that this was a turn-off for her. I was thinking, 'Oh no, one of my favourite Dolly Parton tracks, Here You Come Again, is on there!'" British rapper Tinie Tempah describes his most awkward bedroom moment.

31st March 2011

Quote: Rock drummer Travis Barker has teamed up with British rapper Tinie Tempah and world champion boxer Katie Taylor to film a new TV advertisement for Lucozade. The energy drink promo features a remixed version of Tempah's song Simply Unstoppable.

28th February 2011

Quote: "I don't think I've ever been in love. In an ideal world, I'd find the perfect person who understands my situation. This year has been a rollercoaster, because I've been travelling so much. I don't think it would be fair to put someone through it emotionally." British rapper Tinie Tempah has never had love in his life.

17th February 2011

Quote: "I've seen so many artists come and go, but my parents have always told me to work hard, focus, keep my head down and make the best music I possibly can. The rest of it - the fame, the money, the girls - that will all come on its own. But it's important for me that they are here to keep me grounded." British rapper Tinie Tempah looks to his mum and dad to keep him focused on his career.

16th February 2011

Fact: Kylie Minogue missed out on presenting an award at the Brits after falling ill with flu, but took to her Twitter.com page to send congratulations to winners Tinie Tempah and Rihanna.

14th January 2011

Fact: Rockers Kasabian, The Ting Tings, rapper Tinie Tempah and Eliza Doolittle are giving fans the chance to own their favourite possessions as part of the run up to the BRIT Awards next month (Feb11). Devotees can win sunglasses, trainers and albums belonging to the stars, as well as two tickets to the show in London, as part of the online prizegiving.

30th October 2010

Fact: Rapper Tinie Tempah is following in the footsteps of singer Will Young and Libertines rocker Carl Barat by making a speech at England's prestigious Oxford University. The star will talk to students on Sunday (31Oct10) about his rise to fame.

6th August 2010

Fact: Rapper Tinie Tempah has pulled out of a performance at the Boardmasters surf and music festival in Newquay, England on Friday (06Aug10), citing a double booking.

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