Who is Big Shaq? Where is he from?, Micheal Dapaah better known by his stage name as Big Shaq is a British Ghanaian producer, writer and comedian who became the creator and star of the YouTube mockumentary series Somewhere in London. The series, which airs on his self-titled channel, has won over a fan base of more than 1.3 million subscribers so far.
Name: Micheal Dapaah
Nickname: Big Shaq
Career: Musician, Actor, Rapper
Age: 27yrs (January 1991)
Record Label: Bagel King White Wall Island Records, Comedy Career
Net Worth: Still Loading
Born in January 1991, Big Shaq Dapaah began his career by first gathering up a social following for his brief online comedic online skits, which he then adapted into his mockumentary series on YouTube titled SWIL (Somewhere in London) which surprisingly got over 1 million views in its first series.
Dapaah’s Big Shaq (aka Roadman Shaq) character appeared on various online freestyle videos — including a spot on Charlie Sloth’s Fire in the Booth — before being referenced by British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn in one of his political speeches.
His debut single, the platinum “Man’s Not Hot,” was issued in September 2017. The tongue-in-cheek look at the grime lifestyle peaked in the Top Three of the U.K. singles chart upon release, later landing on Australian and European charts. Contributing to the viral success of the track, the video for “Man’s Not Hot” recruited American rappers Waka Flocka Flame, Lil Yachty, and DJ Khaled, expanding the song’s viral success to the U.S. In 2018, Big Shaq followed with another declaration, “Man Don’t Dance.”
Big Shaq ”Man Not Hot” has earned several nominations and awards including BET.
Micheal Dapaah (Big Shaq) was born and raised in London to Ghanaian parents. His father Joseph Dapaah. After 9 years, Micheal Dapaah visited his hometown (Ghana) on December 2017.
BIG SHAQ was the talk of Twitter after his surprising appearance at the Fifa Best awards in London on Monday 24 September 2018.
The British singer opened the glitzy award bash at the Royal Festival Hall, and social media users weren’t sure how to react.