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Tricky Brands Damon Albarn Pretentious

29th May 2013

British musician Tricky has launched a broadside at Blur rocker Damon Albarn, branding him "pretentious" and "not real".The former Massive Attack star teamed up with Albarn for a song on 1996 Tricky album Nearly God,...

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Tricky Was Mortified By Ill-fated Beyonce Duet

30th April 2012

British trip-hop star Tricky was left mortified by his disastrous collaboration with Beyonce at Glastonbury Festival last year (11), branding it the most embarrassing moment of his life.The former Massive Attack star joined the singer...

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Matt Willis Sues Tricky Over Management Dispute

13th November 2011

Former Busted singer Matt Willis is suing British musician Tricky after he was fired as his manager.The pop star claims he was hired in April 2010 to represent Tricky, real name Adrian Thaws, in return...

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Jennifer Lopez Working With Randy And Steve Is A Riot

19th March 2011

Jennifer Lopez is 'having a blast' on the set of American Idol.Speaking earlier with USA Today, Jennifer Lopez described co-judges Randy Jackson and Steven Tyler as 'the brothers I never had. I feel like for...

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Smoking Tricky Upsets Security At Festival Gig

23rd August 2010

British musician TRICKY narrowly avoided the wrath of security guards at Britain's V Festival on Sunday night (22Aug10) after he lit up a cigarette onstage.The star surprised fans during his set at the Stafford, England...

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Ne-yo Shares Top Songwriter Prize

28th June 2010

Dad-to-be NE-YO has something else to celebrate after tying for the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Songwriter of the Year honour with C. 'TRICKY' STEWART and THE-DREAM.The So Sick singer picked up...

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U.k. Festival Cancelled Due To 'Increased Costs'

13th May 2010

Dance duo ORBITAL, electro act SIMIAN MOBILE DISCO and TRICKY will miss out on a British festival slot this summer (10) after organisers scrapped the Glade music event in England.The festival - a spin-off from...

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Tricky Left Traumatised By 9/11

4th July 2008

British rapper/producer TRICKY was so traumatised by the 9/11 terrorist attacks in America, he was unable to come up with any new music for several years. The artist, who mixes rock, hip-hop and pop in...

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Waits And Tricky To Collaborate On Album

28th June 2008

American cult figure TOM WAITS is to team up with British rapper TRICKY for a bizarre musical collaboration. The pair is recording an album together, after Waits asked Island record founder Chris Blackwell to introduce...

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Tricky Blames Hip-hop For Violent Britain

28th May 2008

British musician TRICKY blames hip-hop for rising crime in the U.K, insisting it has created a generation of angry and violent young men. The artist, who mixes rock, hip-hop and pop in his music, claims...

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Tricky Launches Label With Blackwell

1st August 2007

British rapper TRICKY is launching a new record label with his former Island Records boss CHRIS BLACKWELL. The trip-hop star, who recorded a series of albums for Island Records in the 1990s, has teamed up...

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Tricky's Teenage Sex Trouble

10th August 2003

Trip-hop hero TRICKY once had his foreskin slit by an over-eager lover. The BLACK STEEL hitmaker was just 15 when he went to a party with a knife stuffed down his trousers for protection,...

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Radiohead Battle Newcomers For Mercury Prize

22nd July 2003

British band RADIOHEAD are fighting it out with a group of rock rookies for this year's (03) prestigious PANASONIC MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE. The band's controversial HAIL TO THE THIEF long player is their third...

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Bjork Loved That Snare Sound

17th June 2003

Icelandic pop star BJORK admits she could never get excited about a poem like she could over the sound of a snare drum. Bjork, 37, also recalls how ex-boyfriend TRICKY had the same love...

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Rapper Shows Guy Ritchie A Trick Or Two

30th March 2003

British rapper TRICKY has blasted director GUY RITCHIE's version of what life is like for the UK's gangsters. The MASSIVE ATTACK rapper and solo star is planning his own film to show the SNATCH...

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