Wiley (UK grime/hip hop artist Richard Cowie, aka Wiley Kat)

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He previously had a homepage at www.eskiboy.com; domain was parked as of 2008-04-08.

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Legal name: Richard Cowie

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Richard Kylea Cowie (born 19 January 1979), better known by his stage name Wiley and in his early career Wiley Kat, is an English grime MC, songwriter, and record producer with Caribbean roots from Trinidad and Antigua, originating from Bow, East London. He first tasted success as a member of UK garage crew Pay As U Go, with whom he had a top 40 hit Champagne Dance in 2001. In the early 2000s he independently released a series of highly influential eskibeat instrumentals on white label vinyl and rose to fame as a grime MC both for his solo work and for material released with his crew Roll Deep. Wiley has continued to make grime music while also releasing mainstream singles, such as the UK Singles Chart top 10 hits "Wearing My Rolex", "Never Be Your Woman" and his UK number-one "Heatwave". A key player in the creation of grime music often called the Godfather of Grime, he is considered a pioneer in the English underground music scene with a prolific work rate and a versatile music artist with many crossover hits.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2004 Treddin’ on Thin Ice Wiley 2
2007 Playtime Is Over Wiley 1
2008 Grime Wave Wiley 1
2008 See Clear Now Wiley 1
2009 Race Against Time Wiley 1
2011 100% Publishing Wiley 2
2012 Evolve or Be Extinct Wiley 2
2013 The Ascent Wiley 3
2014 Snakes & Ladders Wiley 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2006 Da 2nd Phaze Eskiboy 1
2006 Tunnel Vision, Volume 1 Eskiboy 1
2006 Tunnel Vision, Volume 2 Eskiboy 1
2006 Tunnel Vision, Volume 3 Eskiboy 1
2007 Tunnel Vision, Volume 5 Eskiboy 1
2007 Eskiboy: The Best of Tunnel Vision Wiley 1
2007 Tunnel Vision, Volume 4 Eskiboy 1
2008 Umbrella, Volume 1 Eskiboy 1
2010 Avalanche Music 1: Wiley Wiley 2

Album + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2007 Tunnel Vision, Volume 6 Eskiboy 1

Single

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2001 Know We Pay as U Go Kartel feat. Wiley, Major Ace, Maxwell D & Gods Gift 1
2002 Eskimo / Split It Down the Middle Wiley 1
2003 Braindead Eskimo / Shanghai Wiley 1
2003 Freeze Wiley 1
2004 Wot Do U Call It? Wiley 3
2004 Pies Wiley 2
2005 Colder (Remix) / Dragon's Stout Wiley 1
2005 Ice Cream Man / Fire Hydrant Wiley 1
2006 Gangsterz Wiley 1
2006 Eskiboy (remix) / So Amazing Wiley 1
2006 Avenger Wiley 1
2006 U Ain't Real Wiley 1
2007 50/50 / Bow E3 Wiley 2
2007 My Mistakes Wiley 2
2008 Dem Na Like Me The Qemists feat. Wiley 6
2008 Wearing My Rolex Wiley 4
2008 Cash in My Pocket Wiley feat. Daniel Merriweather 1
2009 She Likes To (England 10) Wiley 1
2009 Take That Wiley & Chew Fu 5
2010 Never Be Your Woman Wiley feat. Emeli Sandé 1
2010 Get Wild Kano feat. Aidonia & Wiley 1
2010 From the Drop MJ Cole & Wiley 1
2011 Now or Never Jodie Connor feat. Wiley 1
2011 Pow 2011 Lethal Bizzle feat. JME, Wiley, Chipmunk, Face, P‐Money, Ghetts & Kano 1
2011 Link Up Wiley 1
2012 Evolve or Be Extinct Wiley 1
2012 Heatwave Wiley feat. Ms D 1
2012 Can You Hear Me? (Ayayaya) Wiley feat. Skepta, JME & Ms D 1
2013 Reload Wiley feat. Chip 1
2014 On a Level Wiley 1

EP + Mixtape/Street

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2011 Chill Out Zone Wiley 1

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