Dizzee Rascal

DIZZEE RASCAL KNOCKS THE BLACK EYED PEAS OFF THE TOP OF THE UK CHART

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has knocked The Black Eyed Peas off the top of the UK singles chart. His single Bonkers a collaboration with DJ Armand Van Helden, debuted at number one after becoming the fastest-selling single of the year so far earlier this week. I don’t really understand why Bonkers is so popular BUT congratulations Dizzee.

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL UNVEILS UK TOUR DATES

Dizzee Rascal’s UK tour will kick off in October. See tour date information below.  October 6 – Newcastle, O2 Academy October 7 – Manchester, Apollo October 9 – Cambridge, Corn Exchange October 10 – Exeter, University Great Hall October 11 – Bristol, O2 Academy October 13 – Nottingham, Rock City October 14 – Bournemouth, Opera House October 16 – Norwich, UEA October 17 – Birmingham, Opera House October 24 – Liverpool, University October 25 – Sheffield, O2 Academy October 26 – Leeds, O2 Academy []

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCALS ‘BONKERS’ EXPECTED TO BECOME ‘BEST SELLING SINGLE OF THE YEAR’

Via Digital Spy Dizzee Rascal’s new single ‘Bonkers’ is expected to become the best-selling single of the year so far. The track, which is a collaboration with dance DJ Armand Van Helden, shifted 46,000 units on its first day of release. With continuing high sales, the song will easily overtake first week sales of previous number ones. Comic Relief charity single ‘Islands In The Stream’ shifted 87,000 in its first seven days, while Calvin Harris’s ‘I’m Not Alone’ sold 66,000 copies. Tinchy []

UK NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL ESCAPES CHARGES

Good news for Dizzee! Rapper Dizzee Rascal (real name Dylan Mills) has escaped charges after he was arrested for becoming embroiled in a road rage incident involving a baseball bat.   Mills was detained earlier this month after chasing another driver with the weapon following an argument in Orpington Kent, England. The 24-year-old returned to Bromley police station in Kent on Tuesday, where he admitted to being guilty of a public order offence and accepted an official caution.  Source Lord knows….it’s gangsta out there []

UK TV: DIZZEE RASCAL ON NEWSNIGHT

Dizzee Rascal appeared on Newsnight last night (November 5th) and spoke to presenter/the man politicians go out of their way to avoid, Jeremy Paxman. I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME EXCEPT FOR…. WHAT THE F**K NEWSNIGHT AND WHAT THE F**K DIZZEE????????? Your thoughts please…….

PICS/LIVE RUN DOWN: MOBO AWARDS 2008 (WEMBLEY ARENA – LONDON)

I am sitting here watching the awards ceremony right now. So far…..  Mel B and Rev Run are doing a decent job of hosting the ceremony. They have good chemistry. John Legend opened the show. His performance was surprisingly weak and he was failing to hit the high notes. Estelle won Best UK Female. Congratulations! But her dress looked like it was designed by Tina Knowles and she has now developed an annoying transatlantic twang. Leona Lewis won Best Album (‘Spirit’). She wasn’t there to collect her []

2008 BET HIP HOP AWARDS: BEST UK HIP HOP ACT NOMINEES

The nominees are: DIZZEE RASCAL WILEY CHIPMUNK SKEPTA GIGGS             GHETTO         Some of the acts here deserve to be nominated, but others just make me cringe with embarrassment. Can you guess which acts those are? I wonder who the lucky winner will be …….. The awards ceremony will take place in Atlanta on October 18th, and will then air on US television on October 23rd.  The ceremony will probably air here in the UK sometime after that (a week later). But we []

UK NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL HIT THE UK NO.1 SPOT

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has captured his first UK number single, which has gone straight in at the top of the chart. Dance Wiv Me won its battle with dance act Basshunter’s song All I Ever Wanted, which came in at number three behind Ne-Yo, last week’s chart topper. Dizzee’s previous high in the singles chart was 11 with Stand Up Tall. (Source) I’m not the biggest Dizzee Rascal fan but I do like this track! Congratulations Dizzee!

UK MUSIC: DIZZEE RASCAL -‘DANCE WIV ME’ / SWAY FT STUSH – ‘ F UR EX’

UK MUSIC – THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE DAMN RIGHT UGLY…. DIZZEE RASCAL – ‘DANCE WIV ME’ THE GOOD While cleaning my humble abode today, this track came on and I couldn’t help but dance while vacuuming. I’m not the biggest Dizzee fan (never understood the fasination…) but I like this.  Some might say it’s way too mainstream, but I think it’s different, quirky and fun. SWAY FT STUSH – ‘F UR EX’ LYRICALLY – GOOD / PRODUCTION – BAD How many of us have been through this []