Wiley on Dizzee Rascal's Radio 1 Twitter rant: 'He's sick of being a robot'

'Even though he is ahead with money,' Wiley says, 'Dizzee is not happy'

Wiley on Dizzee Rascal's Radio 1 Twitter rant: 'He's sick of being a robot'

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Wiley has shared his views on Dizzee Rascal's recent Twitter rant about BBC Radio 1.

In a series of tweets that began this Tuesday evening (November 5), Dizzee Rascal criticised the station's playlist decisions and also attacked its long-running Live Lounge sessions. The rapper began his criticism of the BBC's flagship station by writing: "Who ever does Radio 1 playlist suck my dick! I'm tired of you Cocksuckers you better stop playing me. Make up your fucking minds!!! I'm tired of putting up with these 2 faced pricks at Radio 1! If anyone's got a problem let me know. All this nice guy shits dead!"

Moving onto the Live Lounge, where artists are asked to play a cover, Dizzee Rascal added: "Fuck Live Lounge! If I gotta keep fighting to get my shit played why bother doing someone else's song so you can sell it on ur shitty comp!"

Discussing Dizzee Rascal's rant on Twitter yesterday (November 8), Wiley posted:


He then added in his next tweet: "Prime example of money don't make you happy ....Cos a man with all the money is still moaning at not getting playlisted on next single", before continuing: "If radio love you for 10 years and you make some bullshit they can see thru then that is totally your own fault ...i am not judging either."

Summing up his fellow grime star's current predicament, Wiley said: "Dizzee the reason why you have fallen this time is cos your new music is not the ting".

Meanwhile, BBC Radio 1 has responded to Dizzee Rascal's criticism of the station, with a spokesperson telling NME: "Radio 1 has given Dizzee huge support over the last decade, and while not every song can make the cut, we have playlisted three singles off his current album, so we were very disappointed and really surprised to read these comments."

Dizzee Rascal released his new album 'The Fifth' last month (September 30). As well as Williams, the album features collaborations with Jessie J, Calvin Harris, Tinie Tempah, Bun B, Trae the Truth and Angel as well as songwriters Warren Okay 'Oak' Felder, Andrew 'Pop' Wansell, Jean-Baptiste Kouame and RedOne.

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