Skillibeng was born Emwah Warmington in Lyssons, St Thomas, Jamaica on December 23, 1996. He attended Morant Bay High School and did one year of sixth form at Seaforth High School. He, however, discontinued school to pursue music. Skillibeng was a nickname given to him by his Morant Bay high school classmates.
Skillibeng's life has always revolved on music. He was raised listening to reggae legends such as Bob Marley, thanks to his father.
In 2016, he made his recording debut with Brain Parts on the Purge beat made popular by Vybz Kartel's song 'CT Scan. In 2019 he received his big break with Brik Pan Brik, Mr Universe, 50 Bag, Life Ah Life, and Crocodile Teeth are among his other hit songs. Prodigy 2, a mixtape, was released in December 2020.
He also appeared on the Vybz Kartel song "Bas Gyal," which was released in 2020.
His latest single Soso Badniss was released in August 2021 and his highly anticipated debut album “Crocodile Teeth” is set be released soon.
Skillibeng has established himself as the new face of dancehall.