Stephanie Victoria Allen (born 14 December 1991), better known by her stage name Stefflon Don, is an English rapper, singer and songwriter. She rose to fame after her 2017 single "Hurtin' Me" featuring French Montana peaked at number 7 on UK Singles Chart. In 2016 Allen released her debut mixtape Real Ting followed by another mixtape, Secure in 2018.
Stefflon Don was born in Birmingham. She is of Jamaican and Trinidadian descent. She has seven siblings, one of them being rapper Dutchavelli. When she was five years old her family moved to Rotterdam (Allen is fluent in Dutch), but at the age of fourteen, she returned to Britain to study at a London school. Allen has been singing and writing music since primary school. At the age of 9 she recorded a "Hard Knock Life" hook for a rapper called U-Niq. The song was never released but she was surprised to hear her voice on the playback.
Don first surfaced in 2015 by releasing a cover of Wretch 32's "6 Words", and went on to be featured on tracks such as Lethal Bizzle's "Wobble", Sneakbo's "Work" remix, Angel's Hop On, and KSI's 2016 song "Touch Down", which appears on the soundtrack of the 2017 film Baywatch. "Fashion Killa (Papapapa)" by Mason released 16 August 2016 was written by Stefflon Don and Mason (Iason Chronis).