Rapper Stormzy seemed to argue with airport employees when they denied him boarding an aircraft to Doha to watch the 2022 FIFA World Cup final Saturday morning.

According to passengers, the celebrity was attempting to board a Qatar Airways flight from Heathrow Airport when a passport issue was discovered.

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He can be heard stating, “The same passport,” in a clip on Sunday, The Sun reported. He waves to the employees at the check-in desk and says, “I’ve got one passport.”

He missed the flight, which was scheduled to depart from Terminal Four at 8:35 am, according to observers. “It looked like staff were making the point there was some sort of passport issue,” a witness said. “He was very frustrated.”

After leaving the airport Stormzy got into a waiting car, The Sun report added.

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Who is Stormzy?

Stormzy (real name Michael Ebenezer Kwadjo Omari Owuo Jr.) is a British grime and hip-hop artist from South London, England. He was born on July 26, 1993, and grew up in the London borough of Croydon.

Stormzy is 6ft 5in or 195.6 cm tall. His estimated net worth is $25 million.

He is the cousin of rapper Nadia Rose, his mother is Ghanaian, and his father was a taxi driver. Together with his mother, brother, and two sisters, he was raised in South Norwood, London.

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Although he enjoyed music, Stormzy did not come from a very musical family. He went to South Norwood Stanley Tech. At age 11, he started rhyming, and at his neighbourhood youth club, he would spar with more experienced rappers.

Stormzy first gained widespread recognition in 2013 with the release of his single Shut Up, which became a viral hit on social media and earned him a spot on the BBC’s prestigious Sound of 2015 list. Since then, he has become one of the most successful and influential artists in the UK, winning numerous awards and accolades for his music.

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In 2017, Stormzy released his debut album Gang Signs & Prayer, which became the first grime album to reach number one on the UK charts. The album was critically acclaimed for its powerful lyrics and production, and spawned several hit singles including Big For Your Boots and Blinded By Your Grace Pt. 2.

Stormzy has also made a name for himself as an activist and philanthropist, using his platform to speak out on social and political issues. In 2018, he was awarded the Global Change Award by the Global Citizen organization for his efforts to combat poverty and inequality.

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In addition to his music career, Stormzy has also appeared in film and television, starring in the BBC drama Small Axe and hosting the BBC’s music quiz show Sounds Like Friday Night.

Stormzy released the song Mel Made Me Do It on September 22, 2022, along with an 11-minute music video that included well-known musicians, actors, and athletes like José Mourinho and Usain Bolt.

At the University of Cambridge, Stormzy has established the Stormzy Scholarship for Black UK Students, which will pay two students’ tuition costs and provide maintenance funds for up to four years. He claimed to have previously approached Oxford University, but they “didn’t want to get involved.”

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Stormzy gave Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn his support in May 2016.

At the Brit Awards on February 21, 2018, Stormzy gave a freestyle in which he criticised Theresa May for her lack of response to the Grenfell Tower tragedy the year before. The Prime Minister was defended by 10 Downing Street in a statement the next day.

Stormzy and other musicians endorsed Corbyn for the 2019 UK general election in November and called for an end to austerity.