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Rapper is the guvna at MOBO awards

PUBLISHED: 16:35 25 October 2010

Gospel star Guvna B

Gospel star Guvna B

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Dagenham rapper Guvna B has been named best gospel act at the prestigious MOBO (Music of Black Origin) awards.

Guvna B, whose real name is Isaac Borquaye, rubbed shoulders with leading artists Tinie Tempah, N-Dubz, Professor Green, Plan B and Dizzee Rascal at the event last week.

Isaac, 21, of Bennett Road, Dagenham, said in his acceptance speech: “Four years ago, I was at a crossroads in my life – whether to do right or wrong.

“I came across the Gospel and Gospel music and now – here I am – four years down the line and I have a MOBO award.”

Guvna B’s take on Gospel music mixes in other styles such as rap, hip hop and R&B.

Independent label Black Grape signed him and released his first album, The Narrow Road, in 2008. Just one year later he won the Urban Music Award for Best Gospel.

For more information about the artist go to www.guvnab.com.

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