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Dizzee Rascal
Dizzee Rascal


Background information
Birth name Dylan Kwabena Mills
Born October 1, 1985
Origin Bow, London, England, UK
Genre(s) Electronic
Dance
House
Hip-hop
Grime
Years active 2000—present
Label(s) Definitive Jux
Matador Records
XL Recordings
Associated acts Alex Turner
Florence and the Machine
UGK
Calvin Harris
Dance wiv Me
Guthrie Govan
Basement Jaxx
Roll Deep
Armand Van Helden
James Corden
Website Website



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Dylan Kwabena Mills (born 1 October 1985) aka Dizzee Rascal, is a British rapper, songwriter and record producer of Ghanaian and Nigerian descent. His music is a blend of garage, hip hop, grime, ragga, pop and electronic music, with extremely eclectic samples and more exotic styles. Best known for his number-one hits "Dance wiv Me", "Bonkers", "Holiday", "Dirtee Disco" & "Shout", his debut album, "Boy in da Corner", won him the 2003 Mercury Prize. Follow-up albums "Showtime", "Maths + English" and "Tongue n' Cheek" have all been critically acclaimed and certified gold, the latter going platinum for sales exceeding 300,000 units.


Albums
Tongue N' Cheek (2009) Maths + English (2007) Showtime (2004) Boy In Da Corner (2003)


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News

Dizzee Rascal To Star In The New Inbetweeners Sitcom

March 16, 2011
Dizzee Rascal could be set to star in a new sitcom from the creators of Inbetweeners, it has been revealed. The rapper, who is currently working on his follow-up to 2009's 'Tongue N' Cheek', is said to be in talks with the Inbetweeners creators Damon Beesley and Ian Morris to star in a sitcom based around his life.  Read more 

Cheryl Cole Cancels Collaboration With Dizzee Rascal

February 21, 2011
Cheryl Cole has decided to cancel the release of her duet with Dizzee Rascal. According to the Daily Star, the singer was due to release her next single 'Everybody, Everyone' featuring Dizzee Rascal but has cancelled the plans to concentrate on cracking the US.  Read more 

Dizzee Rascal Getting Boxing Lessons From David Haye

January 12, 2011
Dizzee Rascal has been getting boxing lessons from world heavyweight champion David Haye. The British rapper struck up a friendship with Haye after the pair began going to the same London gym.  Read more 

Dizzee Rascal: Cheryl Cole Duet Is 'Positive' And 'Uplifting'

November 4, 2010
Dizzee Rascal has revealed details about his collaboration with Girls Aloud star Cheryl Cole. The rapper told BBC Newsbeat he was given a choice of songs to work on with the X Factor Judge, before they chose to record 'Everyone'.  Read more 

Shakira And Dizzee Rascal To Perform Duet At MTV EMAs 2010

November 1, 2010
Shakira and Dizzee Rascal are set to perform at the MTV Europe Music Awards (EMAs) this weekend, it's been announced. The pair will perform their duet 'Loca' for the first time at the ceremony in Madrid.  Read more 

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