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Dizzee Rascal: 'There Was No Kidnapping Plot'

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has played down reports he was the target of a kidnapping plot earlier this year (07), claiming those involved like to make threats but rarely act on them. Dizzee Rascal -...

Babyshambles Finalise Autumn Release

Babyshambles have finalised the details for their single and album releases, due on September 17th and October 1st respectively.Delivery, the first track to be lifted from the album Shotter's Nation will kick off the new...

By on 16 August 2007

Rough Trade Acquired By Beggars

Independent record label Rough Trade has joined the Beggars Group after the company bought Sanctuary's share of the small firm.Rough Trade will continue to operate out of its own offices but all central functions will...

By on 24 July 2007

Jamie T To Challenge Monkey Fever

Amy Winehouse and Jamie T have emerged as the bookies' favourites to win this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The judging panel announced its shortlist yesterday and previous winners Arctic Monkeys were among those nominated.But according to...

By on 18 July 2007

Monkeys And Winehouse Up For Mercury

Arctic Monkeys and Amy Winehouse lead the list of the 12 albums nominated for this year's Nationwide Mercury prize.The Sheffield band have made the list for their second album Favourite Worst Nightmare after winning last...

By on 17 July 2007

Turner Forms New Supergroup

ARCTIC MONKEYS singer ALEX TURNER is forming a new band with fellow British stars LILY ALLEN, DIZZEE RASCAL and JAMES RIGHTON. The English rocker reveals the supergroup have already begun recording songs. He says, "It's...

Rapper Dizzee Rascal: 'Americans Don't Understand My Lyrics'

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL refuses to promote his new album in the U.S. because his lyrics get lost in translation. The 21-year-old Londoner - born Dylan Mills - is promoting new album Maths and English,...

Dizzee Rascal And The Fall Headline Jackalope

Dizzee Rascal and legendary rock band the Fall have been confirmed as the headliners for the Tales of the Jackalope festival.The Fall will be joined by a host of DJs from across the UK and...

By on 11 June 2007

The Mitchell Brothers To Play Beats Stage

The Mitchell Brothers will headline the Beats stage at Get Loaded in the Park on August 26th.As part of the the Streets' label showcase, the Mitchell Brothers will play ahead of Professor Green, Example, Man...

By on 11 June 2007

The Stooges Set For V Festival

Legendary US punks the Stooges have been added to the line-up for V Festival along with pop star Sinead O'Connor.Iggy Pop and Ron and Scott Asheton have a busy summer schedule ahead of them with...

By on 05 June 2007

Rapper Dizzee Rascal Targeted By Kidnappers

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL was once the target of an elaborate kidnap plot by gangsters who planned to hold him ransom in exchange for thousands of pounds from his record label, XL. The 21-year-old Londoner...

Stone Sings On New Rascal Album

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL agreed to let JOSS STONE sing on his new album MATHS AND ENGLISH after she pleaded with him at the Brit awards earlier this month (FEB07). The pair have both contributed...

Rascals Confirm Monkey Collaboration

LATEST: British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has confirmed reports of a unusual collaboration with ARCTIC MONKEYS, declaring their joint effort is called TEMPTATION. The London-based rapper/producer was impressed with the foursome, who hail from Sheffield, northern...

Arctic Monkeys To Team Up With Dizzee Rascal?

Rock sensations ARCTIC MONKEYS are reportedly teaming up with British hip-hop star DIZZEE RASCAL to give their second album a whole new sound. Arctic Monkeys scored the fastest-selling album in British chart history earlier this...

The Good, The Bad And The Queen Make London Live Debut

Former Blur stat DAMON ALBARN's new group THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE QUEEN made their live London debut last night (26OCT06) in front of a celeb-pack audience. The group - which consists of Albarn,...

Skinner Desperate To Sign Dizzee Rascal

MIKE SKINNER is desperate to sign British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL to his own label The Beats - so he can make him a major star. THE STREETS frontman has been a big fan of...

Mercury Music Prize Favours Muse And Monkeys

MUSE and ARCTIC MONKEYS have been tipped as the hot favourites to win this year's (06) Nationwide Mercury Music Prize after nominations were announced in London this morning (18JUL06). The 12 acts in the running...

Dizzee Rascal Goes To Oxford University

British hip-hop star DIZZEE RASCAL will address students at Oxford University's Union next week (begs08MAY06). The 20-year-old will showcase tracks from his forthcoming new album MATHS AND ENGLISH and talk about his life, career and...

Church Slams Brits Nominees

Welsh singer CHARLOTTE CHURCH has launched a scathing attack on fellow Brit Award nominees CRAIG DAVID, COLDPLAY and ARCTIC MONKEYS. The CRAZY CHICK, who is up for Best British Female Artist at the ceremony...

Rascal Sets Up Record Label To Give Urban Acts A Chance

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has set up his own record label to give more UK urban acts a chance of being heard. The BOY IN DA CORNER star has invested a chunk of...

Dizzee Rascal Teams Up With Bun B

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is hoping to make an impact on American hip-hop fans, after teaming up with Southern rap legend BUN B to record a track. While making a tour stop in Houston,...

Dizzee Rascal Arrested

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has been arrested for possessing pepper spray after London police stopped a suspicious vehicle yesterday (03MAR05). The BOY IN DA CORNER star, real name DYLAN MILLS, was detained by police...

Westlife And Keating Bitter Over Band Aid

Irish pop stars WESTLIFE and RONAN KEATING have hit out at LIVE AID organiser SIR BOB GELDOF, for snubbing them from the recent BAND AID 20 single. Geldof and MIDGE URE brought together a...

Tv On The Radio Win Shortlist Prize

TV ON THE RADIO picked up the 2004 SHORTLIST MUSIC PRIZE in Los Angeles last night (15NOV04). The New York group's DESPERATE YOUTH, BLOODTHIRSTY BABIES was judged the album of the year by an...

Dizzee Rascal: 'I Don't Care How Music Is Made'

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL credits his debut album's success to his laid-back attitude. The hip-hop artist believes his first CD, BOY IN DA CORNER, won Britain's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE last year (03) because...

Jamelia Collects Three Mobo Awards

R+B beauty JAMELIA was speechless at last night's (30SEP04) Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards - after collecting three illustrious prizes. The sexy singer won best single for THANK YOU, best video for...

Williams Refuses To Present Tomorrow's Mobo Awards

LATEST: N*E*R*D frontman PHARRELL WILLIAMS has infuriated organisers of tomorrow's (30SEP04) MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards, by refusing to present the prestigious show at the last minute. The troubled ceremony's bosses are frantically...

Williams Left With No Co-presenter

N*E*R*D frontman PHARRELL WILLIAMS has been left without a co-host at this year's (04) MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN (MOBO) awards in London. Organisers were desperate for the MAYBE singer to present the annual music...

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