The UK’s biggest selling grime artist, Stormzy, has announced that he is set to step away from music in order to pursue a career as a BBC weatherman.
Stormzy, best known for telling the entire country to Shut Up, claims that he has been fascinated with the weather since he was a young boy and will be fulfilling a lifelong dream when he presents the weather live on TV.
“Aw man, I’ve always wanted to be a weatherman, you get me?” Stormzy, real name Michael Ebenazer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Junior, told us earlier. “That’s why I called myself Stormzy, innit. I’m just totally fascinated by the weather and shit. Like, how can it be sunny in London, yeah, and at the same time rainy in Milton Keynes? It’s really interesting cuz.”
“To be honest with you bruv, I never thought man like Stormzy would get the opportunity to do something great like present the weather,” continued the artist. “Sure, I might have won MOBO Awards, South Bank Awards and Man of the Year Awards, but this is the weather fam. This is huge.”
“Plus, the music industry is cutthroat,” he told us. “I feel that know, at this present moment in time, that it’s the perfect time for me to get out. I’m gonna quit while I’m ahead yeah, I’m not waiting around to get merked by some big label executive, I don’t got time for that. For me, now, it’s straight into the big leagues. Today, it’s the weather, tomorrow, it’s Hollywood.”
According to Big Shaq, a fellow grime artist and close friend of Stormzy, he will not be taking his jacket off, no matter how hot Stormzy tells him it is while presenting the weather.