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Who was MC Skibadee?

Alphonso Castro K. Bondzie (1 February 1975 – 27 February 2022), better known as MC Skibadee, was a British electronic music recording artist and drum and bass MC.

MC Skibadee dead at 47 – Family confirm Jungle star’s death as tributes pour in for music legend

JUNGLE legend MC Skibadee has tragically died aged 47, his family confirmed today.

Tributes poured in for the pioneering Jungle and Drum and Bass MC, real name Alphonso Bondzie, this afternoon.

The cause of the star’s death has not yet been confirmed.

Announcing the news on social media today, Skibadee’s eldest child wrote: “Hello everyone, as Alphonso’s first born I unfortunately come with some sad news to say that Skibadee has passed away.

“As a family we ask for some privacy but may he rest in peace.”

His agent added: “It breaks our heart to confirm that our brother Alphonso Bondzie Aka Skibadee has sadly passed away over the weekend aged 47 years young.

“Please respect the family’s request for privacy at this time.”

Tributes have since poured in for the artist online, with one fan writing: “No words. RIP MC Skibadee. The scene lost a legend today.”

Another added: “Skibadee was the greatest jungle Mc of all time, Thank you for blessing my childhood with some amazing memories!”

Among the first to pay tribute from the music world was former So Solid Crew star, Lisa Maffia.

MC Skibadee Biography, Wiki

MC Skibadee was born on 4 September 1967 in Waterloo, London, England. His birth name is Alfonso Bondzie. He was a British electronic music recording artist and also a renowned MC.

He was also a member of the drum and bass combo ‘SAS’.

Alfonso started on City Sound Radio around 1993. By early 1995, MC Skibadee was featuring regularly at events such as Thunder & Joy, Johnson & Johnson, and also Ballroom Dance at the Blackpool Tower.

His regular spot was on City Sound Radio alongside Djs Pro-D and Cyrus on the Live & Direct show.

By the end of 1995, he was a familiar resident for all Kool FM NJC, Designer label Ball, Malachite,  Fever, and also Innersense.

In 1999,  MC Skibadee received the first of three Knowledge Awards for best MC. He was also awarded three Accelerated culture awards for his masterful talent on stage.

At the beginning of 2000, Bondzie began collaborating with MC Shabba D, also known as ‘Shabba D’ or ‘Shabba’. From their partnership, grew Drum and Bass partnership S.A.S, Skiba, and Shabba.

In 2010, he won best MC at the Drum & Bass Arena Awards.

MC Skibadee Biography Wikipedia
MC Skibadee
Real NameAlphonso Castro K. Bondzie
Nickname Skibbadee 
Profession electronic music recording artist and drum and bass MC
Marital StatusNot Available
Wife/Girlfriend NameNot Known
ZodiacNot Known
 Physical Status
Age47 Year Old 
HeightNot Known
WeightNot Known
Eye ColourNot Known
Hair ColourN/A
Personal Information
Date of Birth 1 February 1975
Birth PlaceWaterloo, London, England
NationalityBritish
EducationNot Known
Family Background
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Sibling NameNot Known
 Career
Source Of IncomeNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

MC Skibadee Career

He started on City Sound Radio around 1993, and by early 1995 Skibadee was featured regularly at events such as Thunder & Joy, Johnson & Johnsons, Spirit of the Jungle, Ballroom Dance at the Blackpool Tower and his regular spot on City Sound Radio alongside Djs Pro-D and Cyrus on the Live & Direct show.

By the end of 1995, Skibadee was resident for all Kool FM, Fever, T & J, Malachite, Electrybe, NJC, Designer label Ball, and Innersense. Along with MC Det, Skibadee launched a new project called 2Xfreestyle in late 1997, which involved putting a Drum and Bass tempo over a Hip-Hop beat, therefore creating a “double time” effect. He would often perform this style with its innovator Stevie Hyper D.

The single and subsequent video ‘Inside Me’ was a success and after being accepted on MTV and The Box. In 1999 Skibadee received the first of three Knowledge Awards for best MC, and three Accelerated culture awards. Since 2000, Skibadee began collaborating with MC Shabba D, also known as ‘Shabba D’ or ‘Shabba’ which has now become Drum and Bass partnership S.A.S, Skiba and Shabba.

In 2006, he won the 1Xtra award for best MC, and in 2007 he won best MC southwest Drum n Bass award. In 2008 and 2009, Skibadee won best Lyrical MC and best Hype MC in the national Drum and bass awards and 2010 is the third year in a row as the best Crowd Hyper MC as well as the Stevie Hyper D Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2010, he won best MC at the Drum & Bass Arena Awards.

Skibadee died on 27 February 2022, at the age of 47.

MC Skibadee FAQ’s

Who was MC Skibadee?

Alphonso Castro K. Bondzie (1 February 1975 – 27 February 2022), better known as MC Skibadee, was a British electronic music recording artist and drum and bass MC.

How did MC Skibadee die?

The cause of the star’s death has not yet been confirmed.

How old was MC Skibadee?

MC Skibadee died at 47.

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