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