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Articles Tagged 'Dizzee Rascal'


WATCH: 9 British Hip Hop Artists You Should Know

From the Beatles to Adele, British rock and pop artists have been lucrative exports from the U.K. for more than half a century. But there’s a booming hip hop scene across the Pond that hasn’t gotten its due here in America. Longtime rap fans like myself may remember Slick Rick and Monie Love from their […]


2011 Ivor Novellos: Everything Everything Miss Out, Sniff Sniff

The disco ball inside my head is still spinning to Everything Everything‘s sparkling indie pop hit, “My Kz, Ur Bf.” So you can imagine how my happy heart sunk just a wee bit upon hearing that the Manchester-bred foursome missed out at the 56th annual Ivor Novello Awards today (May 19). Ok ok, I’ll put […]

Royal Roundup: The Queen’s Historic Irish Visit Begins

After a troubled history between the two nations, Queen Elizabeth II has become the first British monarch to make a state visit to the Republic of Ireland, BBC News reports. Irish President Mary McAleese invited the Queen to Ireland for the four-day trip, calling the event “an extraordinary moment in Irish history — a phenomenal […]

An American’s Guide to Glastonbury

by Lindsay Davis Please welcome Lindsay Davis to the ever-growing roster of Anglophenia contributors. Lindsay will be helping me cover the world of British music, starting this week with a post about the Glastonbury music festival in the UK. I’m happy to have her on board. – KW International footballers from around the world won’t […]

Kate Moss Is Not Amused

Jekyll star James Nesbitt made a joke at Kate Moss‘s expense when he hosted last night’s GQ Men of the Year awards. Ms. Moss was not laughing. Meanwhile, rapper Dizzee Rascal called Kate Moss “rude” (along with a few other four-letter words) as she dashed away from the ceremony, walking right through his red carpet […]

Dizzee Rascal and Calvin Harris No. 1 for the 4th Week

Last week, I asked if McFly could break their pattern of singles debuting high only to plunge the following week. Maybe next time, boys: “One for the Radio” drops from No. 2 to No. 21 this week. (I must say, it’s not one of their better tracks.) Meanwhile, Dizzee Rascal‘s collaboration with Calvin Harris remains […]

Mercury Prize 2007: Arctic Monkeys, Amy Winehouse, Dizzee Rascal Up for Award

It’s that time of year again:the committee behind the Mercury Prize, the prestigious award given to the year’sbest album by a British or Irish artist, has announced the twelve albums comprising2007’s shortlist. They are as follows: Bat for Lashes, Fur andGold Fionn Regan, The End of History New Young Pony Club, FantasticPlayroom Klaxons, Myths of […]