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Professor Green Curbs Partying

Professor Green has curbed his partying ways.The 32-year-old rapper - whose real name is Stephen Manderson - has long traded in boozy nights in favour of going home early after he came to realise early...

Mike Skinner Won't Resurrect The Streets

Mike Skinner won't make another Streets album as he thinks it would ''just sound weird''.The 37-year-old rapper last released a record under the name of the garage group in 2011 when 'Computers and Blues' came...

Professor Green Planning Autobiography

Professor Green wants to release his autobiography.The 'Read All About It' rapper - whose real name is Stephen Manderson - has been sending 900-word teasers to publishers he hopes would want to take on the...

Example Takes A Swipe At Mike Skinner

British rapper Example has turned on his former mentor Mike Skinner, insisting The Streets star's career bombed after his third album.The Stay Awake hitmaker got his big break when Skinner signed him to his record...

Mike Skinner In Public Spat With Leo Ihenacho

Former The Streets star Mike Skinner has sparked a war of words with vocalist Leo Ihenacho after dismissing his role in the band as little more than a "session singer".Ihenacho sang on some of the...

Mike Skinner Rues Live Return

British rapper Mike Skinner is already regretting returning to the spotlight with new band The D.O.T. just weeks after heading out on tour.Skinner announced he was retiring his hit group The Streets last year (11)...

Leo Ihenacho Breaks World Record With Charity Gigs

Former The Streets star Leo Ihenacho is a world record holder after playing 24 gigs in London in aid of Charles, Prince Of Wales' charity.The British singer, also known as Leo the Lion, played the...

The Streets & The Music Leaders Form New Band

The former stars of The Streets and The Music have joined forces on a new project, dubbed The D-o-t.The Music's Rob Harvey and ex-Streets leader Mike Skinner have recorded over 60 songs for their new...

Chris Martin's Duet With Skinner Pulled By Record Company

Record company bosses shelved a collaboration between Coldplay star Chris Martin and rapper Mike Skinner as they were convinced it lacked chart-topping potential.The Streets frontman Skinner recorded a version of his track Dry Your Eyes,...

Mike Skinner's Foul-mouthed Tirade At Aphex Twin

Rapper Mike Skinner has taken aim at dance music star Aphex Twin, re-igniting an explosive war-of-words between the British musicians.The former The Streets star famously slammed Aphex Twin - real name Richard James - at...

Mike Skinner Cheated Death On Debut Tour

British rapper Mike Skinner cheated death twice after vomiting in his sleep during his first tour.The former The Streets star hit the road following the release of his critically-acclaimed album Original Pirate Material in 2002,...

Mike Skinner Reveals That Rachel Stevens Was Not His 'Drug-taking Lover'

Mike Skinner, the British rapper and member of UK hip-hop band The Streets, has finally revealed that the drug-taking pop star he once dated was not the speculated singer Rachel Stevens. The squeaky-clean S Club...

Mike Skinner Clears Up Damon Albarn Remarks

British rapper Mike Skinner has spoken out to clarify his comments about Damon Albarn, insisting he admires the Blur frontman's musical output but finds his stage presence silly.The former The Streets star hit headlines on...

Mike Skinner Has No Regrets About Ending The Streets

The Streets star Mike Skinner has "no regrets" about retiring his hit act, insisting he didn't want to end up like ageing rocker Damon Albarn.The rapper shot to fame in the U.K. in 2002 with...

Mike Skinner's The Streets Bus Stop Replaced

British rapper Mike Skinner did a double take when hunting down the bus stop pictured on the cover of The Streets' breakthrough album after finding it's no longer there.The hip-hop star recently went looking for...

Mike Skinner Loves Life As A Producer

Rapper Mike Skinner is relishing his new role as a record producer after confessing he ran out of ideas as frontman of The Streets.The British star bowed out with his band last year (11) with...

Mike Skinner Releasing The Story Of The Streets

British musician Mike Skinner is to reveal all about his former act The Streets in a new book.The rapper shot to fame in the U.K. in 2002 with the release of The Streets' debut album...

Skinner Bids Farewell To The Streets' Fans With Onstage Drink

The Streets invited fans onstage for a farewell drink on Saturday night (26Nov11) after performing the band's final gig in Skegness, England.Rapper Mike Skinner and his act shot to fame in the U.K. in 2002...

Mike Skinner Launches New Music Project

Mike Skinner has teamed up with British rocker Robert Harvey for a new music collaboration after releasing his final album with The Streets.The rapper shot to fame in the U.K. in 2002 with the release...

The Streets Play Last Ever Reading Festival

Mike Skinner thanked fans for their support at Britain's Reading festival on Sunday night (28Aug11) as his band The Streets played their last ever set at the annual event.The frontman is planning to quit the...

Jessie J Blasts Drunken Irish Crowd

Jessie J says she was shocked to see people so drunk they "could not even stand" while playing at a University in Ireland, reports Bbc News. 23-year-old Jessie J, real name Jessica Cornish, says her...

Mike Skinner Injured By Crowd-surfing At Gig

British rapper Mike Skinner is on a course of super-strength medication after he was left battered and bruised by a crowd-surfing stunt on his farewell tour.The Streets star released his final album, Computers and Blues,...

Skinner Hopes To Raise Awareness Of Fatigue Syndrome

Rapper MIKE SKINNER felt compelled to open up about his battle with chronic fatigue syndrome to raise awareness of the condition.The Streets star took time out of the spotlight in 2008 as he battled the...

Skinner's Daughter Turned His Life Around

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has credited his young daughter with helping him keep out of trouble following years of hard partying.The Fit But You Know It hitmaker, who has previously admitted to dabbling in...

Skinner: 'Record Deal Was Like Prison Stretch'

Rapper MIKE SKINNER is relieved his record contract is coming to a close - because walking away from a major label is like "ending a long prison stretch".The star shot to fame in 2002 with...

Skinner Will Take Time On Debut Film

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is taking his time over his upcoming debut as a movie director - because he finds the idea of a speedy turnaround "terrifying".The Dry Your Eyes hitmaker is set to...

Skinner: 'The Streets Should Have Ended Years Ago'

Rapper MIKE SKINNER is struggling to get excited about THE STREETS fifth and final record COMPUTERS AND BLUES, because he's convinced the the group should have ended two albums ago.The star shot to fame in...

Skinner Admires Daft Punk's Cunning Disguise

British rapper MIKE SKINNER wishes he had followed the lead of dance stars DAFT PUNK and worn a helmet to hide his identity, so he could continue performing into old age.The star shot to fame...

Skinner Confirms The Streets' Swansong

British rapper MIKE SKINNER has confirmed his next album will mark the end of THE STREETS - because he's run out of ideas for the band.Skinner shot to fame in his native U.K. in 2002...

Ashley Jensen Wants Scottish Son

Ashley Jensen is terrified her baby son will develop an American accent. The Scottish actress - who gave birth to her Francis Jonathan, her first child with British husband Terence Beesley in October 2009 -...

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