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Karen O Tops Cool List

YEAH YEAH YEAHS star KAREN O has been named rock's coolest person in a new magazine poll. The sassy singer beat FRANZ FERDINAND's ALEX KAPRANOS, ANDRE 3000 and PELLE ALMQVIST from THE HIVES to...

Dizzee Can't Cry

Rapper DIZZEE RASCAL's traumatic youth has left him devoid of emotion. The 2003 MERCURY PRIZE winner grew up on a dangerous council estate in London and has already survived one stabbing. And he...

Franz Ferdinand Are Mercury Favourites

Scottish rockers FRANZ FERDINAND are hot favourites to win Britain's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE, according to bookmakers. LADBROKES have stopped taking bets on the band - who won the Breakthrough Award at last week's...

Skinner And Rascal Refuse Naked Shoot

THE STREETS singer MIKE SKINNER and fellow British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL were furious when a photographer suggested they pose for him in the nude. The UK's two hottest MCs, who are both on tour...

Dizzee Rascal Turned Away From Top Hotel

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is so short of cash, he had to spend the night in a student flat after a recent gig. The MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE winner, 20, was refused a room at...

Dizzee Rascal Promotes American Fashion Brand

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is forging stronger ties with America, after signing up to help promote the popular ECKO CLOTHING brand in a new advertising campaign. The FIX UP, LOOK SHARP hitmaker - real...

Skinner And Rascal Kiss And Make Up

British rap prodigies DIZZEE RASCAL and MIKE SKINNER have finally ended their bitter feud. The pair fell out during last months' (MAY04) PRINCE'S TRUST URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL in London over who should get the...

Dizzee And Skinner Head Stateside

British music sensations THE STREETS and DIZZEE RASCAL are launching a two-pronged attack on America this summer (04). The pair are both perfoming in the US in June and July and will combine forces...

Mtv Ends Feud With Independent Record Labels

Music network MTV has backed down and signed a new deal with VIDEO PERFORMANCE LIMITED, ending a year-long dispute over payment for promos. The row began when MTV NETWORKS EUROPE proposed a deal which...

Jay-z To Front UK Urban Music Festival

Retiring rapper JAY-Z has been lined up as the headliner at Britain's largest ever urban music event THE PRINCE'S TRUST URBAN MUSIC FESTIVAL. The GIRLS, GIRLS, GIRLS rapper - who is dating singing sensation...

Williams To Work With A Rascal

Top producer PHARRELL WILLIAMS is so impressed with up and coming British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL's latest album, he hopes to work with him as soon as possible. The N*E*R*D frontman and one half of...

Dizzee Rascal To Miss The Brits

DIZZEE RASCAL will give the BRIT AWARDS a miss on Tuesday (17FEB04) - despite being nominated for three awards. The London-born musician, 19, is following in the footsteps of THE STREETS' MIKE SKINNER -...

Outkast Honoured As Best Act Of 2003

Pioneering hip-hop duo OUTKAST were yesterday (1JAN04) named the best musical act of 2003 in a huge British poll. Music retailers HMV created the 'poll of polls' by compiling charts and reviews from newspapers...

Dizzee Rascal To Become A Pop Star?

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is set to soften his image after becoming a surprise hit with the teenage girl market. The FIX UP, LOOK SHARP singer is used to projecting a tough streetwise image...

Stabbed Rascal: I Was Near Death

British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL has emphasised his 'street' credentials by revealing he was near death after being stabbed in Cypriot dance resort Ayia Napa this summer (03). The FIX UP, LOOK SHARP star -...

Dmx Concert Cancelled In Britain

Authorities in Britain have cancelled a concert by rapper DMX, amid fears the show could spark crowd violence. The event was scheduled to take place on Monday (06OCT03) at Yorkshire's SHEFFIELD CITY HALL. Promoters...

So Solid: 'We Are Like The Taliban'

UK Garage act SO SOLID CREW have courted more controversy by likening themselves to ousted Afghani fundamentalist rulers the TALIBAN. The 21 SECONDS collective have had a checkered time since bursting onto the pop...

Rascal's Sales Rocket After Win

Sales of rapper DIZZEE RASCAL's album have soared following his triumph at Britain's prestigious MERCURY MUSIC AWARDS on Tuesday (9SEP03). Music chain HMV have reported sales of his album BOY IN DA CORNER were...

Dizzee Slams UK Radio

MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE-winner DIZZEE RASCAL has hit out at British radio stations, accusing them of ignoring urban music. The 19-year-old rapper, real name DYLAN MILLS, claims new R+B artists are often ignored by broadcasters...

The Darkness Slam Mercury Prize Audience

British rockers THE DARKNESS have slammed the "tepid" audience at this Tuesday's (09SEP03) MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE AWARDS in London - because they didn't react well to their performance. Singer JUSTIN HAWKINS and his spandex-clad...

Dizzee Rascal Shares The Mercury Prize

DIZZEE RASCAL plans to share his MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE cheque with five youth clubs that help underprivileged kids. The benevolent BRAND NEW DAY rapper was shocked to scoop the prestigious British music award on...

Dizzee Rascal's Ghetto Escape

Upcoming British rapper DIZZEE RASCAL is grateful for every bit of success he has - because he fought his way out of the ghetto pattern of drugs and violence to get there. The 18-year-old...

Dizzee Rascal Wins Mercury Music Prize

Teenager DIZZEE RASCAL has become the first rapper to win Britain's prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The up and coming star, who at 19 is the youngest person to land the $32,000 (GBP20,000) award,...

Rascal Sent To The Basement

Up-and-coming hip-hop star DIZZEE RASCAL is poised to take the British charts by storm - thanks to a collaboration with dance innovators BASEMENT JAXX. The young rapper - who was stabbed three times at...

Dizzee Rascal Stabbed

British Garage star DIZZEE RASCAL is recovering in a Greek hospital after being stabbed in Ayia Napa. The BOY IN DA CORNER artist has also had an operation relating to the incident which occurred...

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