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The Streets Star Sings About Epilepsy Condition

THE STREETS's star MIKE SKINNER has written about his epilepsy condition in new song GET OUT OF MY HOUSE. The rapper, 24, sought refuge in music when the illness, which started when he...

The Streets' Skinner Inspired By First Love

THE STREETS's singer MIKE SKINNER drew inspiration from his first love for the British chart-topping hit DRY YOUR EYES. Skinner wrote the tear-jerker about ex-girlfriend KATY HANKS who ended their year-long relationship to date...

Skinner Devastated By Father's Death

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER was left heartbroken by the death of his father, months before his chart-topping success. The 25-year-old rapper is devastated his father JOHN, 76, died in April (04) before seeing...

Skinner Accused Of Betraying Pal

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has been accused of stealing lyrics from a childhood friend. CHRIS PANTON claims he wrote much of Skinner's critically-acclaimed debut album ORIGINAL PIRATE MATERIAL - but was ousted from...

The Streets Collaboration With Martin Online?

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has delighted COLDPLAY fans by hinting frontman CHRIS MARTIN's voice on the original recording of the urban act's tune DRY YOUR EYES is poised to surface on the internet....

Streets Star: I'm Confused About Plagiarism Claims

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER remains baffled by claims he stole the melody for hit song DRY YOUR EYES - because there is still confusion over exactly when the unknown artist wrote it. Skinner...

The Streets Star Snubs Mercury Prize Ceremony

THE STREETS frontman MIKE SKINNER has vowed to boycott the MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE ceremony in London this September (04) - despite being the hot favourite to win. The DRY YOUR EYES singer's refusal to...

Streets Star Hits Back At Plagiarism Claims

LATEST: THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has slammed claims he stole the melody from new hit DRY YOUR EYES from an unknown singer. MICHAEL GAGLIANO, who goes by the stage name EPIC, says he...

Mercury Music Prize Nominees Announced

This year's (04) MERCURY MUSIC PRIZE will be hotly contested by the cream of British music talent, including JAMELIA, JOSS STONE and THE STREETS. The 12-strong shortlist was announced today (20JUL04) and features artists...

The Streets 'Stole' Tune

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER has been accused of stealing the tune for his new ballad from an unknown singer. Songwriter MICHAEL GAGLIANO claims the score from DRY YOUR EYES has been swiped...

Nas On The Lookout For British Rapper

Hip-hop star NAS is hoping to give a lucky British fan the chance to appear on his upcoming album in a new contest. The New Yorker is sponsoring a contest in the United Kingdom...

Skinner Struggles With Fame

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is still struggling to acknowledge his fame. Now he's released a second album the ORIGINAL PIRATE MATERIAL hitmaker is practically a superstar in his native Britain - he even...

Mike Skinner's Odd Toy Request

British music star MIKE SKINNER has been asked to design a new urban version of kids toy MY LITTLE PONY, for the new generation of little girls. Marketing specialists targeted the STREETS singer, because...

Skinner Attacks Fan With Broken Bottle

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER attempted to throw a broken bottle at a petrified fan who accused him of making a badly-written autograph. The controversial FIT (BUT YOU KNOW IT) rapper was incensed when...

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...

The Streets' Lost Chris Martin Collaboration

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER recorded a secret duet with COLDPLAY frontman CHRIS MARTIN - although the rapper insists the song will never be heard. The FIT BUT YOU KNOW IT singer approached new...

Skinner's Tour Anxiety

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is anxious about the start of his American tour - because fans in the US confused him with a racing driver. The rapper starts a three week tour of...

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...

Streets Star Eyes Outkast Collaboration

THE STREETS frontman MIKE SKINNER is poised to collaborate with hip hop superstars OUTKAST - after fitting them into his busy schedule. The FIT BUT YOU KNOW IT hitmaker was approached by the HEY...

Skinner Slams "Poncey" American Rappers

STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has slammed the "feminine" drinking habits of his rapping rivals 50 CENT and SEAN 'P DIDDY' COMBS. The FIT BUT YOU KNOW IT chart-topper criticized the "bling bling" lifestyle of...

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...

The Streets Star Dedicates Song To Stevens

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has dedicated his song FIT BUT YOU KNOW IT to pop babe RACHEL STEVENS, even though he warns her to steer clear of him. The rapper - whose new...

Streets Star Can't Write High

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER never writes rhymes when he's on drugs because his brain "doesn't work properly" if he's high. The unlikely British rap star admits he used to take drugs in a...

The Streets Toothy Ultimatum

THE STREETS rapper MIKE SKINNER has been issued an ultimatum from his American record label - fix his teeth or be removed from his album covers. The Birmingham, England musician, cracked the British music...

Eamon Fight's Off Busted's Air Hostess

American star EAMON has fought off the challenge from pop punks BUSTED to remain top of the British single charts for a third week. The British trio's AIR HOSTESS was a new entry at...

Skinner: Fame Did Send Me Secretly Wild

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has admitted he did go wild after first finding fame with his 2002 debut album - he was just careful no one saw him doing it. Contrary to popular...

Skinner: Epilepsy Made Me Focused

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER believes his musical success is down to his struggle with epilepsy. Although the rapper hasn't suffered a fit for four years, the 24-year-old struggled with the condition - which...

The Streets Star Back Scare

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER's eagerness to impress the crew on his latest video shoot nearly ended in disaster - he almost broke his back. The ORIGINAL PIRATE MATERIAL singer was on the...

Coldplay Chris Left Off Streets Album

COLDPLAY rocker CHRIS MARTIN's collaboration with THE STREETS's MIKE SKINNER has been discarded only weeks before it was due to appear on the British dance star's next album. The CLOCKS singer recorded DRY YOUR...

Coldplay Take To The Streets

Rockers COLDPLAY have taken a bold step in their drive to embrace urban music - they've teamed up with hit garage act THE STREETS on a new song. Lead singer CHRIS MARTIN - who's...

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