Adam Deacon chats to SteveO about new mockumentary ‘Dropperz’ and releasing single ‘Thats What I Said’.
Adam Deacon is an actor and rapper from Hackney, East London. At the age of 12 Deacon began to act and trained at the Anna Scher Theatre. His early career included work with Y Touring Theatre Company, with whom he appeared in a number of tours including Cracked by Nicola Baldwin.
Deacon co-starred in West 10 LDN, a Kidulthood-like TV program made by Noel Clarke. He has also starred as ‘Bones’ in an MTV show called Dubplate Drama. His next role was in 188.8.131.52, a heist movie, released in June 2010 which also starred Tamsin Egerton, Emma Roberts and Noel Clarke, who directed the film.
Adam co-wrote, co-directed and played the lead role in Anuvahood, which was released on March 18 2011. The film is described as, “A pulls-no-punches, coming-of-age story, centering on one directionless hopeless ‘shotter’, who finds his true worth in the face of urban adversity.”
Adam has featured in various music videos including; Bashy’s “Who wants to be a millionaire” and Chipmunk’s Chip Diddy Chip. He is also a musician and musical performer most noted for his two tracks on the soundtrack to Adulthood. The tracks are: ‘Adamhood’ and ‘On It 08’