Dizzie Rascal

UK NEWS: THE COSMOPOLITAN ULTIMATE WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2010

The extravagant farce that is the Cosmopolitan Women Of The Year Awards 2010 took place last night at the Banqueting House in London, and Daybreak presenter / the overly hyped Christine Bleakley for some unknown reason won the Ultimate TV Presenter award. Dizzie Rascal also took home the Ultimate Man Of The Year award. All I can do right now is laugh. Check out the full list of winners below. CELEBRITY WINNERS Ultimate TV Presenter – Christine Bleakley Ultimate Theatre Star – Sheridan Smith Ultimate UK Music Star – Alexandra []

UK NEWS: DIZZIE RASCAL SAYS HE’S ‘NO SELL OUT’

Dizzee Rascal wants us to know that he is not a ‘sell out’, and has dismissed claims that his new single ‘Dirtee Disco’ is mainstream cheesy trash. He disclosed to the ridiculous Daily Star that, “People say I’m selling out but it doesn’t get to me anymore. It depends on what people mean by selling out, and who’s saying it. “Some people think it’s morally wrong of me to not ‘keep it real’ but a lot of the time this is coming from drug dealers and robbers. Talk []

UK NEWS: DIZZIE RASCAL SIGNS AUTOBIOGRAPHY DEAL

Via BBC News Brit award winner Dizzee Rascal has signed a deal for his autobiography which promises to “lift the lid” on his troubled background. The 24-year-old Londoner will co-write The Dizzee Rascal Story with music journalist Ben Thompson. The deal is a joint venture between Canongate Books and the publishing arm of the rapper’s independent record label Dirtee Stank Recordings. It is due to be published as an illustrated hardback in October 2010. Dizzie is 25 years old… The life story of Dizzie []

UK NEWS: DIZZIE RASCAL ARRESTED AND HELD FOR ALLEGED INCIDENT INVOLVING BASEBALL BAT

Another day….. another arrest…… Via BBC News Rapper Dizzee Rascal has been arrested in south-east London following an alleged incident involving a baseball bat, police have said. The Mercury Prize winner, whose real name is Dylan Mills, was held on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon in Sevenoaks Way, Orpington. The alleged incident happened at about 1530 GMT on Friday. Mr Mills, 24, was released on bail to return to a south London police station later in December, police said. A spokesman []

UK NEWS: BBC UNDER FIRE FROM THE BLACK COMMUNITY AFTER DIZZEE RASCAL APPEARANCE ON NEWSNIGHT

  Via the Guardian Newspaper Pitting hip-hop star Dizzee Rascal against Jeremy Paxman in a Newsnight special was probably designed to up the “yoof” factor in the heavyweight debate about the consequences of Barack Obama’s election victory. But rather than receiving plaudits for making the programme less stuffy, the BBC has been criticised for its unorthodox choice of guest, with Paxman accused of conducting a “patronising” and “crass” interview with the London-born rapper.Critics say the 58-year-old journalist asked questions that he would []

UK NEWS: MOBO (MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN) AWARDS 2008

Well folks here we are again! It’s MOBO awards time! Yey!!!!!!!! For those who don’t know about the MOBO Awards, it’s the UK’s answer to the BET Awards…..well… sort of…. As always I look forward to seeing which acts have been included in the now controversial Reggae category. Will the organisers go for the “safe” options and nominate Shaggy and Sean Paul this year, like they do EVERY YEAR!!! Peter Tatchell still got you shook Kanya??? (lol) And don’t even get me started on the foolishness that took last year when they nominated soul singer ANTHONY HAMILTON for a reggae award! []