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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 -...

D12'S 'Warm-up Album'

D12's next record is just a "warm-up" for the hip hop group.Band member Bizarre revealed the rappers - who count rapper Eminem as one of their members - are to release a new mix tape...

Stuart Cable's Charity Single

A charity single is to be released in memory of Stuart Cable.The former Stereophonics drummer - who was found dead at his home in South Wales on June 7 - is to be remembered with...

Muse To Take Time Off

Muse are to take a break when their current world tour comes to an end.Although the British rockers - who recently headlined at Glastonbury festival in Somerset, South West England - are due to start...

Professor Green Thanks Lily For Support

Professor Green has praised Lily Allen for supporting him on his rise to fame.The British rapper has become firm friends with the pop star over the past few months, after Lily agreed to feature on...

Lady Gaga Wows The Garden

Lady Gaga played a triumphant homecoming concert at New York's Madison Square Garden on Tuesday night (06.07.10). The 'Alejandro' singer became emotional during the show explaining to her adoring fans how she used to watch...

Muse Thrilled With Silver Award

Muse and JLS were among the winners at the Nordoff Robbins 02 Silver Clef Awards in London today (02.07.10).Matthew Bellamy - frontman of the 'Supermassive Black Hole' rockers - admitted although it was a "huge...

Stuart Cable's Funeral Attracts Thousands

Stuart Cable's funeral was held yesterday yesterday (21.06.10).Thousands of fans lined the streets of Aberdare, Mid-Glamorgan, Wales to pay their respects to the former Stereophonics drummer - who died aged 40 earlier this month after...

Mike Skinner Sets Good Example

Rapper Example is inspired by Mike Skinner.The 'Won't Go Quietly' star- whose real name is Elliot John Gleave - once toured with The Streets star and says he learned a lot from his mentor.He said...

Drake Made Jay-z Sound New

Drake tried to make his celebrity pals sound "new" when they appeared in his debut LP.The rapper - whose new album `Thank Me Later' includes collaborations with Kanye West, Lil Wayne, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys...

Jennifer Lopez's Puerto Rican Parade

Jennifer Lopez celebrated her Puerto Rican heritage in New York yesterday (13.06.10).The singer-and-actress joined husband Marc Anthony to lead the 53rd Puerto Rican Day Parade through the streets of the US city, sitting on the...

Thai Film Wins Cannes' Palme D'or Award

The beleaguered populace of Thailand, wracked by political turmoil and violence and chaos in the streets for the past month, finally got some news to cheer about Sunday. A film by celebrated Thai director Apichatpong...

Slash Blasts Rock Scene

Slash thinks there is "nothing positive" about the current rock scene.The legendary guitarist admits he is unhappy about the lack of "spirit" in the current guitar-based music scene and doesn't know where the next big...

'Great' Kisser Justin Bieber

Justin Bieber thinks he is a "great" kisser.The 16-year-old singer insists that despite his young age, he has already grown romantically close to more than one person, and believes his smooching technique is better than...

Skinner Appears On Dr. Who

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER has had an acting boost thanks to time traveller DR. WHO.The hitmaker made a surprise cameo on the BBC sci-fi show on Saturday night (24Apr10). Rapper Skinner played a security...

Ozzy Osbourne Gives Beggar Jewellery

Ozzy Osbourne gave a homeless man his £3,000 gold necklace. The rocker - who has an estimated wealth of £110 million with his TV star wife Sharon - handed the beggar his crucifix and told...

Robert De Niro Keen For Taxi Driver Sequel

Robert De Niro would return to make a sequel to 'Taxi Driver'. The Martin Scorse-directed cult classic was nominated for four Oscars upon its release in 1976, and De Niro admits he would like to...

Robbie Williams Humbled By Haiti

Robbie Williams was humbled by the plight of "vulnerable" child victims of the Haiti earthquakes. The 'Angels' hitmaker - who is visiting the disaster-stricken country in his position as an ambassador for UNICEF, (United Nations...

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