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08th Feb 2022

Little Simz brings mum on stage after winning Brit Award

Charlie Herbert

‘Look at what you’ve done Mum’

Little Simz brought her mum on stage after winning her first ever Brit Award.

The London-born rapper picked up the award for Best New Artist at the award show at the O2, and decided that one person deserved their moment in the spotlight as well.

After being given her award she passed it to her mum, before telling her: “Look at what you’ve done Mum, look at what you’ve done.”

You can see the lovely moment below.

Acknowledging her humble beginnings, the rapper said: “I want to say thank you to everyone that’s supporting me on this journey so far. My name is Simbiatu Ajikawo I’m from north London, Islington.

“Grew up on a council estate, I’m an independent artist and to be here tonight, receiving this award is such a blessing. I’m so grateful.”

The rapper performed earlier in the show, bringing out The Crown star Emma Corrin during her performance. The actor features throughout Little Simz’s critically acclaimed album, Sometimes I Might Be Introvert, which was up for the big award on the night of Best British Album. It was Adele who came away with this prize thoughAdele who came away with this prize though.

Other winners on the night included Sam Fender who picked up the award for Best Rock/Alternative act and Adele who won her first award of the night for Song of the Year.

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