Manga Saint Hilare is an Grime artist hailing from London. Hand picked by the Godfather of Grime Wiley, To join the legendary Roll Deep Crew in 2004. His fast paced skippy mc style, Helped him stand out from the crowd & captured the ears of early Grime fans. He debuted & honed his talents on iconic underground pirate stations such as Rinse Fm,Freeze Fm & On Top Fm. Roll Deep released their first album 'In At The Deep End' in 2005 & Manga featured on the underground single 'Wen Im Ere'. The album went on to sell 85,000 copies & 'Wen Im Ere' went on to be a cult classic. For years he continued to be at the forefront of the crew sparring with other members such as Skepta, Flowdan & DJ Target. Appearing on all of releases from 2004 - 2012 (Rules & Regulations,Return Of The Big Money Sound,Winner Stays On & X') Roll Deep achieved two UK number 1 singles 'Good Times' & 'Greenlight'. Where he got to tour across the U.K & Europe with the crew,Also opening the MOBOS with Mark Ronson. In 2010 Manga released his first official solo project 'Obzokey Wranglings'. It featured Jme, Lady Leshuur, Nafe Smallz & was welcomed to great reviews. It earned him 'Best Grime Mixtape' at the Official Mixtape Awards that year,Also proving that Manga could stand on his own as a solo artist. It was accompanied by Preditah produced single 'No Mc'. With features from Scratchy & J2k which was heavily supported by BBC Radio 1xtra. In 2011 he released a collection of 50 unreleased tracks & Freestyles called 'Extra Wranglings' Which was followed up by his next project entitled 'ThreeHundred&Sixty' in 2013. Experimenting throughout 2014 with many different styles & sounds. Touring continuously with BBC Radio 1's & fellow Roll Deep member Dj Target, He announced that he will be going by the name 'Manga Saint Hilare'. Taking a step further as a 'forward thinking' solo artist & thus stepping out of the shadows of just being another 'crew member'. Manga released the genre blending 'Lunchtime At Art School' Project. Mixing Grime,With soulful electronic cuts & Deep lyrics. It showed Manga in a new light which many people had never seen before. Many critics looked upon this project as a turning point for mangas solo career & his creativity. 2014 also saw a collaboration with Welsh band 'Astriod Boys' called 'Rinsa' the two went on to tour the UK & Germany as Manga being a support act building up his audience. Later on that year he also released the 'Nu Noir' EP which he wrote & recorded in one night. 2014 also saw him collaborate with acclaimed electronic producer 'The Bug' on his 'Angels & Devils' album. The lead single 'Function' saw them tour together heavily across Europe, America, Canada, China & Australia. 2015 saw the release of 'The Reluctant Adventurer' The 5 track EP was received by his cult following with rave reviews. Standout tracks such as 'Hate Me Slow' really resonated with his core following & critcs alike. Showing once more that he could create concise narritives with his music. In the same year Manga teamed up with a talented young Grime producer Lewi B & created the 'White Jeansuit Confidence' mixtape. With all production done by Lewi B & boasting features from Ghetts,Maxsta & more he proved that he was still as sharp on Grime as ever. 2016 saw the pair collaborate on their single 'Different Pattern Ft Jme & Prez T' which has been playlist by BBC Radio 1xtra,Rinse FM,Spotify & Apple Music. 2017 sees the release of the second joint release with Lewi B 'Outbursts From The Outskirts'.