Who Is Big Narstie And What’s His Real Name? Grime Star Who Appeared On Gogglebox And Ed Sheeran’s Friend

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BIG Narstie is an English grime artist and internet personality who’s best known for his YouTube videos – including his parody agony aunt style series Uncle Pain.

But, what else do we know about the star, and how old is he?

BIG NARSTIE / TWITTER Big Narstie is good pals with singer Ed Sheeran

Who is Big Narstie?

Big Narstie is an English grime MC who was born on November 17, 1985 – that makes him 32.

He began his career back in 2002 as a member of grime crew N-Double-A, but is better known for his solo work.

He shot to prominence back in 2006, when he signed to Dice Recordings, an independent record label. His song Brushman – which sampled tracks by Oasis, Coldplay and Arctic Monkeys – was one of the first grime/indie records to receive support from multiple mainstream radio stations.

He is also known for his YouTube videos and Uncle Pain agony aunt-style parody.

Believe it or not, Big Narstie isn’t his real name. His real name is Tyrone Lindo.

CHANNEL 4 / GOGGLEBOX Big Narstie appeared on Gogglebox with Ed Sheeran earlier this year

What happened when Big Narstie was on Gogglebox?

Big Narstie has a whole host of famous friends, including Ed Sheeran.

In November 2017 the pair appeared together on the hit Channel 4 TV show Gogglebox, along with Example, and many viewers thought Big Narstie was stoned.

One wrote on Twitter: “Big Narstie stoned AF on #Gogglebox.”

Another claimed: “Big Narstie is high as f**k.”

Ed is godfather to the grime MC’s child and in 2015, he featured on Big Narstie’s track She Said I Was A Weirdo.

Later that year, Big Narstie was spotted supporting Ed at the Shape of You hitmaker’s debut concert film Jumpers for Goalposts.

Big Narstie has also met Ed’s mum Imogen. Speaking about a Brit Awards after-party back in 2015, he told Vice: “Me and Ed were sitting together. I was drunk.

“I think it was DJ Zed Bias. He was on the decks, I came out the toilet, asked Ed’s mum if she was alright. Me and Momma E started skanking in the middle of the dance floor.”

What other TV shows has Big Narstie been on?

Big Narstie appeared on Channel 4’s The Big Fat Quiz of the Year.

The show, fronted by Jimmy Carr, is the annual must-see for quiz show lovers who want to test their memory of the last 12 months.

He appeared alongside Richard Ayoade, Noel Fielding, David Mitchell, Katherine Ryan and Roisin Conaty.

Big Narstie has also appeared on the Channel 4 sitcom Dubplate Drama alongside N-Dubz and Shystie. He has also had a guest appearance in the films Anuvahood and London State of Mind.

He is set to appear in the series Krish and Lee and the film Rise of the Foot Soldier 2.




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