Fact: British rapper Mike Skinner has directed a short film which will air on Britain's Channel 4 network this week (beg24Jun13). The former The Streets star's project is titled Spoiler Alert.
Tweet: "my Djing in leeds on friday has been cancelled due to bad weather. gutted as i'm only up the road but i'm told it'll be rescheduled 4 march". The Streets star Mike Skinner's Dj gig this week (25Jan13) is another casualty of the blizzard-like conditions currently hitting the U.K.
Quote: "All I would say is crack and smack are so addictive that I wouldn't recommend them. I wouldn't. I don't want anyone else to try and learn that - just take my word for it. It's just really addictive." The Streets star Mike Skinner urges fans not to follow in his drug-taking footsteps, despite admitting he enjoyed his time on narcotics.
Fact: The Streets star Mike Skinner has signed off as a recording artist by contributing new tunes to the soundtrack of British film The Inbetweeners. Skinner, who plans to quit the music industry for a career as an actor after completing his current tour in October (11), has recorded 10 tracks for the movie, which hits cinemas in Britain later this month (Aug11).
Quote: "I was so in love with Mike Skinner that I wrote him a letter. And when I told my friend about it she cussed me, so I went and pretended to do the washing up and cried." Adele was a big fan of The Streets star Mike Skinner.
Quote: "I'm really excited about being a producer now. I'll be working for other people. I am certainly a better producer than I am a performer." Rapper MIKE SKINNER is looking forward to putting The Streets behind him when his record contract ends later this year (11).
Quote: "When I was about six or seven I got into an argument with my mum over Christmas dinner, and I decided then and there that I was going to become a vegetarian. And I didn't stop being a vegetarian for about 10 years. I'm quite stubborn like that. Once I start doing something, I tend to just keep on doing it." The Streets rapper MIKE SKINNER shunned festive turkey dinners as a child.
Quote: "(It) amazes me that my heart has not stopped beating for my whole life. Years and years of reliably life-sustaining spasm. I heart my heart." The Streets rapper MIKE SKINNER appreciates his health.
Fact: The Streets rapper MIKE SKINNER has a spooky new obsession - he is creating his own crop circle in a field near London.
Fact: The Streets star MIKE SKINNER has written a song about the swine flu outbreak. The rapper has posted the tune, titled HES BEHIND YOU, HES GOT SWINE FLU, on internet site YouTube.com.
Fact: The Streets rapper MIKE SKINNER is preparing a surprise composition for a ballet performance at Sadler's Wells Theatre in London this Saturday (22Nov08) as part of a concert organised by the youth charity Ctrl.Alt.Shift.
Quote: "I haven't gone all 1968, we won't be asking for people to decide what price they'd like to pay. They will be reassuringly expensive." The Streets star MIKE SKINNER pokes fun at Radiohead's decision to allow fans to chose how much they pay for their new album.
Quote: "I'm moving house, which means I've got to create a name for the new bedroom studio. The walls are yellow and have THOMAS THE TANK ENGINE all over them, so maybe something like Thomas The Think Tank." The Streets star MIKE SKINNER struggles to christen his domestic work space.
Quote: "In Seattle I jumped into the audience and I managed to get someone to pass me a drink. And then I crowd-surfed to the back of the venue, gave the drink to the sounds guy and surfed all the way back. That was my favourite. It's just something to do, isn't it?" The Streets frontman MIKE SKINNER finds ways to entertain himself during a live show.
Quote: "You just have to be nice to everyone, you just have to accept that you're never off duty and you can always offend someone. And anything can end up in the papers." The Streets frontman MIKE SKINNER is always prepared to meet his public.
Quote: "If there's a theme to the new album, it's living the dream and what the dream's actually like. And a part of that dream for me is definitely those red Ferraris and Miami Vice." The Streets frontman MIKE SKINNER reveals the influences behind his third album HARDEST WAY TO MAKE AN EASY LIVING.
Fact: The Streets star MIKE SKINNER flew to Rome, Italy, so he could be in the city for POPE JOHN PAUL II's funeral last year (05).
Quote: "I can only think about one thing. Whatever I'm doing at the time, I'm very passionate about. I get really, really intensely into stuff, and I really, really intensely f**k things up." The Streets rapper MIKE SKINNER doesn't do things by halves.