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Krishane Levy: A writer behind Tinie Tempah’s history-making single receives platinum plaque

PLATINUM STATUS: Krishane Levy

PLATINUM STATUS: Krishane Levy

THE SONGWRITER behind rapper Tinie Tempah’s history-making single No Letting Go is celebrating after the single achieved platinum status.

Krishane Levy, son of reggae singer Barrington Levy, announced the news on Twitter this evening (Feb 2).

“Man’s first Plaque !!! #NotLettingGo went Platinum !! big up @TinieTempah @JessGlynne @jinjinofficial @Blessbeats 🙌🏾”

CELEBRATION: Krishane with his plaque

CELEBRATION: Krishane with his plaque

No Letting Go, produced by Bless Beats, topped the UK charts in July, becoming the sixth number one single for Tinie Tempah, making him the first UK rapper to achieved the feat.

Previous No.1 singles from the multiple award-winner throughout his five-year run include Pass Out, Written in the Stars featuring Eric Turner, R.I.P. with UK songstress Rita Ora, Tsunami (Jump)with DVBBS & Borgeous and Crazy Stupid Love with X Factorjudge, Cheryl Fernandez-Versini.

Levy, 21, real name St Aubyn Antonio Levy, was born in Jamaica, but currently resides in London and is signed to Atlantic Records UK.

The singer released his debut single Drunk and Incapable, featuring British singer Melissa Steel in October 2014. The track peaked at number 27 in the UK Singles chart.

He was included as one of BBC Radio 1Xtra’s ‘Hot For 2015’ artists.

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