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Kanye West Announced As Headline Act For Wireless

Rapper Kanye West is to top the bill at the Wireless Festival in July, it has been announced.The Stronger star will conclude the two-day event on Sunday July 5th, organisers have confirmed, a year after...

By on 24 March 2009

Killers And Oasis To Head 'Eclectic' V Festival Lineup

The Killers and Oasis have been announced as the headline acts for this summer's V Festival, with tickets on sale on Friday.Brandon Flowers and bandmates, as well NME award-winners Oasis, will take to the stage...

By on 03 March 2009

Dizzee Rascal's Unexpected Award

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL was stunned when he was named a winner at the Shockwaves NME Awards on Wednesday (25Feb09) - because he didn't realise he was nominated for a prize. The Fix Up, Look Sharp...

Dizzee Rascal Escapes Charges After Arrest

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has escaped charges after he was arrested for becoming embroiled in a road rage incident involving a baseball bat. The hip-hop star - real name Dylan Mills - was detained earlier...

Estelle's Fury At Dizzee Rascal Interview

Singer ESTELLE has blasted BBC journalist JEREMY PAXMAN for treating British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL like an "idiot" during a recent TV debate. The Fix Up, Look Sharp hitmaker - real name Dylan Mills - appeared...

Estelle: Jeremy Paxman Dissed Dizzee Rascal

Soul singer Estelle has accused Newsnight host Jeremy Paxman of being "disrespectful" during an interview with grime star Dizzee Rascal. Paxman was speaking to Dizzee after Barack Obama's victory in the US election and had...

By on 18 December 2008

Dizzee Rascal Arrested

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has been arrested after allegedly becoming embroiled in a road rage incident. The 24-year-old - real name Dylan Mills - was detained on Friday (12Dec08) afternoon in Kent, England, and held...

Dizzee Rascal Arrested Over Baseball Bat Incident

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has been arrested following an incident with a baseball bat, police have reportedly confirmed.Reports claim that the Dizzee – real name Dylan Mills – was detained on suspicion of possessing an offensive...

By on 13 December 2008

The Things They Say 10425

"British hip-hop has never been exposed in the U.S. and we're trying to take that step and do that. I think the (slang) has a lot to do with it." R+B star AKON is eager...

Knife Chaos At O2 Awards Show

Three people suffered stab injuries as violence broke out at a music awards show at the O2 arena in London.The O2 arena was hosting the sixth Urban Music awards with stars such as Estelle, Adele,...

By on 16 November 2008

Dizzee Rascal For Prime Minister?

DIZZEE RASCAL has revealed political aspirations, claiming that he may one day run for office.He made the comments in the wake of Barack Obama's victory - which saw him elected as the first black president...

By on 07 November 2008

Double Mobo Glory For Estelle And Leona Lewis

British stars Estelle and Leona Lewis have each claimed two prizes at the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) awards in London.While the American Boy singer was at the Wembley Arena show to collect her best...

By on 16 October 2008

Nas Talks Eminem Return

Rap star NAS has been talking about the imminent return of EMINEM and how much it means to the hip hop genre.The New York rapper said he is anticipating new the re-emergence of the Slim...

By on 09 October 2008

Akon Is Dizzee With Admiration For U.k. Rapper

R+B star AKON is desperate to work with British rap sensation DIZZEE RASCAL - because he is sure the star will be a huge hit in the U.S. Akon is a huge fan of the...

Tom Jones Announces A New Album!

TOM JONES is set to release a new album on November 17th 2008 through Parlophone Records. The record is called '24 Hours' and it's the first time Tom has taken a lead role in song...

Estelle Up For More Awards After Urban Music Nominations

Estelle has followed her Mobo nominations with five nods for the 2008 UK Urban Music awards (UMAs).It was revealed last week that the American Boy star has been nominated for five gongs at this year's...

By on 17 September 2008

Dizzee To Work With Sugarhill Gang

UK rap star DIZZEE RASCAL is set to collaborate with reformed hip hop collective THE SUGARHILL GANG.After performing with Dizzee at the launch of Sony Walkman's digital music players last year, the band have confirmed...

By on 17 September 2008

Dizzee Rascal Hoping For Back-to-back Mobo Wins

Dizzee Rascal has the chance to win his second Mobo award in two years, it has been claimed.The chart-topping rapper has been nominated for the best male prize, which he claimed in 2007, BBC Radio...

By on 10 September 2008

Fourth Week For Katy Perry At Top Of UK Charts

Katy Perry's I Kissed A Girl has held on to the UK number one spot for the fourth week in a row.The 23-year-old held off the challenge of Eric Prydz to crown a month at...

By on 01 September 2008

Dizzee Calls For An End To U.k. Knife Crime

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is calling for an end to the U.K.'s knife crime epidemic. The All Summer Long hitmaker, who was born and brought up in London, is encouraging teenagers to ditch the knives....

The Script Debut At No 1 In Albums Chart

The Script have reached the top of the UK albums chart with their self-titled debut release.The Irish group ended Abba's Mamma Mia!- inspired run at number one as Gold: Greatest Hits dropped to number two.Noah...

By on 18 August 2008

Katy Perry Tops Singles Chart

Katy Perry has topped the UK's singles chart with I Kissed a Girl.Perry knocked last week's number one, Kid Rock and All Summer Long, off the top spot to repeat her success in the US...

By on 10 August 2008

Katie Perry Tops Singles Chart

Katie Perry has topped the UK's singles chart with I Kissed a Girl.Perry knocked last week's number one, Kid Rock and All Summer Long, off the top spot to repeat her success in the US...

By on 10 August 2008

Gold Success Hints At New Abba Revival

The Abba revival is refusing to go away just yet after the group's greatest hits was confirmed as the UK's top-selling album of the last week.Gold: Greatest Hits swaps places with Coldplay's Viva la Vida...

By on 03 August 2008

Dizzee Rascal Dances With Number One For Week Four

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the UK number one spot for the fourth week in a row with Dance Wiv Me.The grime star's first-ever number one - also featuring Calvin Harris - held off...

By on 27 July 2008

Dizzee Rascal Mourns Ex

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is mourning the death of his ex-girlfriend. Kaya Bousquet - who dated the star for two years - died in a car crash earlier this month (Jul08). Bousquet starred in a...

Dizzee Rascal Dances His Way To Third Week At #1

Dizzee Rascal has held on to the number one spot in the UK singles chart for a third week.The grime star's track Dance Wiv Me - featuring Calvin Harris - held off the challenge of...

By on 21 July 2008

Five Straight Weeks At No 1 For Coldplay

Coldplay have notched up their fifth consecutive week at the top of the UK albums chart with Viva La Vida.The album – full title Viva La Vida or Death and All His Friends – has...

By on 13 July 2008

Zoo8 Organisers Apologise After Cash-flow Crisis

The organisers of the much-maligned Zoo8 festival have apologised for the financial problems that led to top bands withdrawing.The Rascals, Athlete, Roni Size and UK number one artist Dizzee Rascal all withdrew from the Kent...

By on 08 July 2008

Dizzee Rascal Tops U.k. Chart For First Time

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has topped the U.K. charts for the first time ever. The hip-hop star's track Dance Wiv Me beat off stiff competition from U.S. singer Ne-Yo and dance act Basshunter to take...

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Florence + The Machine - How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful Album Review

If 2011's 'Ceremonials' was the exorcism of Florence Welch, then the 28-year-old's follow up 'How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful' is her break-up...

'The Hateful Eight': This Is What A Tarantino Western Looks Like [Pictures]

Following a screenplay leak, cancellation and final confirmation that it would be going into production, 'The Hateful Eight' is filming, and...

The Vaccines - Dream Lover [Live] Video

The Vaccines launch a set of live video sessions including a rendition of the album's second single 'Dream Lover'.

George Clooney Loved The Anti-Apocalyptic 'Optimism' Of Disney's 'Tomorrowland'

The new movie marks a change in cinema's obsession with dystopia.

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Enrique Iglesias Suffers Gruesome Injury in Freak Drone Accident During Tijuana Concert

Iglesias refused to seek further treatment until the end of the concert.

Mila Kunis's Stalker Just Escaped From a Mental Facility

Mila Kunis's stalker in on the loose in Pomona.

'The Americans' Wins Major Prize at Critics Choice TV Awards

'The Americans' won the top prize at Critics Choice Awards.

Vince Vaughn: "Banning Guns is Like Banning Forks"

Vince Vaughn gave his views on America's gun laws to GQ magazine.

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