Dizzee Rascal Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

13th July 2015

Quote: "When I saw her, she was on it (partying hard). We were just catching up but she just went and did what she did. It's because she hadn't drunk for something like 10 months, so then she just did it all in one go and went hard. When I saw her she was having a good time, she was just getting started. I'm not surprised she passed out in a field. Who hasn't at Glastonbury? She's hardcore." Rapper Dizzee Rascal defends pop star Lily Allen after she collapsed in a field at Britain's Glastonbury Festival last month (Jun15).

31st October 2014

Fact: Rapper Dizzee Rascal has released a special Halloween music video for his new song, Couple Of Stacks. The gory clip shows the hip-hop star apparently killing several people by chopping their head off or slitting their throat, and he also walks through a building whilst rapping offensive lyrics as his head spins 360 degrees. The video will disappear when the clocks strike midnight on Sunday (02Nov14).

7th November 2013

Fact: Breaking Bad actor RJ Mitte and British rapper Dizzee Rascal have been added to the list of stars who will present awards at the MTV Europe Music Awards in Amsterdam, Netherlands on Sunday (10Nov13).

29th June 2013

Fact: British rapper Dizzee Rascal kept his sneakers clean from mud at Glastonbury festival by tying plastic carrier bags around his feet.

28th June 2013

Quote: "More than anyone I'd like to work with Kanye West - he's always been ahead of everyone. People are in two minds about his new album, Yeezus, but what more can he do? I have got to admit (2007 record) Graduation was a massive inspiration to me. I felt that was his best. He made that jump into electronic sounding hip-hop, and with so much soul." British rapper Dizzee Rascal is a big fan of Kanye West's music and would love to work with the musician.

2nd July 2011

Fact: British rapper Dizzee Rascal waved to fans as he rode in a vintage Morgan three-wheel sportscar as part of the annual Goodwood Festival of Speed in West Sussex, England on Friday (01Jul11).

1st August 2010

Quote: "It's the kind of s**t that, unless you know some super millionaire who's got the time or gives a s**t about you to give you advice, you're not going to get other than from my book." British rapper Dizzee Rascal promises his self-help book will give readers invaluable tips for success.

25th June 2010

Quote: "He was the first rapper I got into, but I never managed to see him live. (My album) Tongue N' Cheek was largely inspired by him." British rapper Dizzee Rascal is looking forward to seeing his idol Snoop Dogg perform at Britain's Glastonbury festival on Friday (25Jun10).

14th April 2010

Quote: "I'm not having any alcohol. No weed. I'm not doing anything - except some boxing to release energy. I'm tired of partying, it's boring, the same people, the same chat. I like staying in. I'm that kind of guy." British rapper Dizzee Rascal is tired of excess.

22nd December 2009

Fact: Rapper Dizzee Rascal and Florence and the Machine are set to take over U.K. airwaves in the New Year (10). The stars will host their own shows on the BBC's Radio 1 station in January (10).

21st November 2009

Quote: "I loved beating Dizzee Rascal to number one. Even though I'm not quite sure who he is." Veteran British singer DAME VERA LYNN, 92, was pleased her album WE'LL MEET AGAIN - THE VERY BEST OF VERA LYNN beat her present-day rivals to the top of the British charts.

10th November 2009

Fact: Music mogul Simon Cowell, pop stars Lily Allen and Dizzee Rascal, and fashion designer Stella Mccartney are among the most influential celebrities in London, according to the Evening Standard newspaper's annual list of the U.K. capital's most powerful people.

29th September 2009

Quote: "People said I threatened to punch Prince Harry at the Wireless Festival. It was just banter. He's the exact same age as me - he's a fan of mine and I like it. My music is for princes and paupers." U.K. rapper Dizzee Rascal denies he had a run-in with British royal PRINCE HARRY at a recent festival appearance.

29th September 2009

Quote: "Getting stabbed. I always knew it could happen. It had happened to people around me and it was normal. But being so close to death - that changed me. Now I just appreciate life. Every day I wake ready for work." Rapper Dizzee Rascal insists his near fatal stabbing in Ayia Napa, Cyprus in 2003 made him more ambitious.

28th September 2009

Fact: Lily Allen is set to work with rapper Dizzee Rascal next year (10). The star will play two concerts with the BONKERS hitmaker in the U.K. in March.

23rd September 2009

Quote: "I want to work with him but he's not interested - he told me he wants Shirley Bassey. Can you imagine the two of them? It would be incredible. They should do something." Take That star Gary Barlow is a big fan of rapper Dizzee Rascal.

7th September 2009

Quote: "I think a good collaboration would be THE Prodigy. I've been saying that for a while but I just know for that next level of banging sound I know I could get that from them. What Prodigy do, what they've been doing for the past however long, they are the pinnacle of rave (dance music) for me." British rapper Dizzee Rascal is hoping to hit the recording studio with his former touring partners.

17th June 2009

Quote: "When I first heard his track BONKERS, I literally went bonkers." Former DESTINY'S CHILD star Kelly Rowland is a big fan of British rapper Dizzee Rascal.

3rd June 2009

Quote: "First aid kit. Condoms. Stay safe, man. And a bucket - leave them toilets alone." Rapper Dizzee Rascal lists the essential items to pack for legendary British music festival Glastonbury later this month (Jun09).

29th May 2009

Quote: "It would be wicked to hear (DAVID) BECKHAM rap - get his perspective on everything that's happened in his life. He'd make a good album." Dizzee Rascal is eyeing a collaboration with the soccer superstar.

3rd December 2008

Quote: "British hip-hop has never been exposed in the U.S. and we're trying to take that step and do that. I think the (slang) has a lot to do with it." R+B star Akon is eager to expose U.K. artists Dizzee Rascal and Sway's music to Americans.

23rd June 2007

Fact: THE Arctic Monkeys performed DIAMONDS ARE FOREVER alongside Dizzee Rascal at Glastonbury last night as a tribute to DAME Shirley Bassey, who will be performing at the festival tomorrow.

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