Depzman, born Joshua Ribera, was an English grime artist and rapper, considered by some "a leading artist on the UK grime scene". Ribera was stabbed to death in a Birmingham nightclub. He was 18 years old.

Ribera was born in Solihull on 10 August 1995 and became serious about music after being sentenced to a young offender institution, gaining a name for himself in the grime genre. In 2012 he took part in the "Lord of the Mics" battle-rap competition in London. His only album, 2 Real, was released in July 2013, and reached number 1 on the iTunes hip hop chart.

On the 20 September 2013 Ribera attended a memorial tribute at a Selly Oak nightclub held for a friend, Shamz who had died exactly 1 year earlier after being stabbed in the leg. Ribera himself was stabbed at the event. He died in Solihull Hospital on 21 September 2013 after being stabbed in the heart. In March 2014 his killer, Armani Mitchell, was sentenced to life imprisonment, to serve a minimum of 18 years.

 

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