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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...

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...

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