Mark Tyrone Thomas, 39, was remanded in custody at the court on Friday (February 23) ahead of a plea hearing on May 11.
Thomas, of Halliday Square, was charged on Tuesday (February 20) with the murder of 26-year-old Rotimi Oshibanjo.
Rotimi was fatally stabbed inside a property in the Halliday Square housing estate on Monday (February 19).
Police were called to the estate at around 3.30pm to reports of a disturbance and found Rotimi with stab injuries.
An air ambulance was called to the scene and joined paramedics treating Rotimi, but he was pronounced dead at the scene at 4.05pm.
Thomas will be held in prison until his plea hearing at the Old Bailey on May 11.
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