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Youngman (born Simon Smith) is an urban MC and vocalist signed to Shy FX’s label Digital Soundboy Records. He has been awarded MistaJam’s Jam Hot, Zane Lowe’s Next Hype and Annie Mac’s record of the week.Son of Simon “Bassline” Smith, Youngman grew up and lives in Derby in the East Midlands of England. He has been the MC and ‘hype man’ to the likes of Breakage, Skream, Benga, Shy FX and the Digital Soundboy family. In 2008 Youngman was runner-up in the Drum & Bass Awards Best Breakthrough MC category.In 2010 Youngman took to the studio with Benga to record early releases including ‘One and Only’, ‘Ho’ and ‘Tear It Out’/’I Warned Ya’. His forthcoming album, ‘Me and My Music’ is a mixture of UK urban influences. Producers include Shy FX, Skream, Benga, MJ Cole, Breakage, Sam Frank and Kutz.