Knowledge Identifier: +Dizzee_Rascal
Born in 1985.
Countries: United Kingdom (47%), United States (24%), (14%)
Linked to: Arctic Monkeys, Basement Jaxx, Florence and the Machine, The Village Voice
Hip hop music - In the 2000s a derirative genre from Hip-Hop known as Grime became popular with artists such as Dizzee Rascal becoming successful
Tinchy Stryder - In 2002, the grime group Roll Deep was formed, and included Danquah and Dizzee Rascal
Kano (rapper) - Kano used the crews underground popularity as a springboard and left N.A.S.T.Y. His first solo track was "Boys Love Girls", which was produced in 2002, was later taken to a studio and remastered by Dizzee Rascal
His music is a blend of grime, garage, hip hop, rap, electronic and R&B. 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
David Bailey (photographer) - In 2005, he was involved in a feature titled "British Rule" for "GQ", charting the British influence on rock and roll, photographing several musicians including Paul Weller, Jarvis Cocker, Razorlight, Brian Eno, M.I.A., Ian Brown, The Futureheads, Belle & Sebastian, Damon Albarn, Dizzee Rascal, Kaiser Chiefs, Robyn Hitchcock, Super Furry Animals, and Colin Blunstone
The album was one of the 12 nominees for the 2007 Mercury Prize, which ultimately went to The Klaxons' album "Myths of the Near Future
St John's College, Cambridge - Highlights include an extravagant fireworks display and a variety of musical acts - in 2008 including Dizzee Rascal and Lesley Garrett
Calvin Harris - In 2008, Harris collaborated with rapper Dizzee Rascal on his single "Dance wiv Me", producing the track and singing the hook
Calvin Harris - In 2009, he produced Dizzee Rascal's next single titled "Holiday", which reached number one
Florence and the Machine - Welch and Dizzee Rascal's performance of a mashup version of the band's single "You've Got the Love" and Dizzee's single "Dirtee Cash", titled "You Got the Dirtee Love", at the 2010 BRIT *awards on 16 February 2010 was described as "a definite highlight of the evening"
DJ Fresh - On 12 February 2012, the second single "Hot Right Now", featuring British-Albanian singer Rita Ora, became his second number one in the UK, and the first drum and bass song to chart at number one in the UK. The third single from the album, "The Power", which features rapper Dizzee Rascal, was officially released on 3 June 2012
Calvin Harris - On 24 June 2016, Harris released a collaboration with Dizzee Rascal, titled "Hype