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Wiley challenges Dizzee Rascal to a rap battle in London’s streets

Wiley challenges Dizzee Rascal to a showdown in London's streets
"Let’s go I’m on 💨💨💨💨💨💨"

Ocean Wisdom reconnects with Dizzee Rascal on new song ‘Blessed’

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Brighton rapper Ocean Wisdom has released a new song ‘Blessed’, a rapid-fire bar showcase featuring Dizzee Rascal. The collaboration – the pair’s second, following ‘Revvin’’ off Wisdom’s 2018 album ‘Wizville’ – and its car-centric music video arrived yesterday night (August 13). Dizzee kicks the Dark Heart production off and handles the chorus, later passing the baton to Wisdom for a...

Wiley hails Dizzee Rascal as “the greatest person I’ve ever known”

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Wiley has hailed Dizzee Rascal as "the greatest person I've ever known" – bringing a clear end to their extensive feuding. The two rap icons began their beef some 16 years ago, when Dizzee was stabbed in Ayia Napa in 2003. Wiley later confirmed the incident to be the beginning of their friendship’s deterioration. “The reason we haven’t spoken for so many years?…...

The Wiley-Dizzee-Skepta beef triangle explained

Wiley and Dizzee Rascal’s falling out goes back so far, and is so infamous by this point, that it’s easy to lose track of where it all began. With Skepta recently getting caught up in the entire thing, he’s a handy recap on this three-way beef. Wiley and Dizzee’s early friendship The feud has been described as a UK grime version...

Mumford & Sons confirmed as final All Points East 2019 headliner

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Mumford & Sons have been confirmed as the final headliner of All Points East 2019. The four-piece join five other headliners (including The Strokes, Christine and the Queens and Bon Iver) at the Victoria Park, London-held festival, which will be held on two weekends: May 24-26 and May 31 - June 2. Read more: NME meets Mumford & Sons - “We’ve...

‘The war has officially started’ – Wiley takes aim at Dizzee Rascal and Skepta in new track ‘Flip The Table’

Wiley has released a new song 'Flip The Table' that takes aim at Dizzee Rascal and Skepta escalating the long-running feud between the rappers. The self-styled Godfather of Grime released his track via sendspace, a file delivery site, today (November 19), a nod to the way Grime tunes were originally shared. On the track Wiley refers to Dizzee, rapping over a remixed Eski...

Watch Dizzee Rascal and Skepta pose as questionable detectives in new video for ‘Money Right’

'Money Right' video
Dizzee Rascal has shared the video for his new single ‘Money Right’, featuring Skepta. The video, which was directed by Romain Chassain, paints more scenes of drama not unlike his 'Bop N Keep It Dippin' video, which won Best Urban Video at UKMVA this year. Read more: Dizzee Rascal: "Going back to grime? I was making it before anyone else" ‘Money Right’...

Wiley slams “frauds” Skepta and Dizzee Rascal in scathing online rant

Rapper Wiley has delivered a scathing online rant about Skepta and Dizzee Rascal via a lengthy outburst on his Instagram Story. Read More: Wiley – ‘Godfather 2’ review Unhappy that the duo are apparently working together on a new song, Wiley said: "You know why I’m the king? Because I tell people to work with you, you tell people to 'fuck...

Listen to Dizzee Rascal and Skepta join forces on slick new song ‘Money Right’

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Dizzee Rascal and Skepta have shared a new single, called 'Money Right', taken from the former's upcoming new EP. Rascal confirmed the new record was on the way earlier tonight (September 5). It follows his 2017 album 'Raskit', which NME described as " good-time anthems for social commentary" in a four-star review.  Speaking to Julie Adenuga on Beats 1 on...

Dizzee Rascal voices support for UK drill music producers: ‘I see them as pioneers’

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Dizzee Rascal has voiced his support for UK drill music producers following the genre being linked to violent crime in the media and by authorities. Read more: Oh shut up Daily Mail – drill music isn’t causing gang violence The British strand of the genre, which originated in the south side of Chicago earlier this decade, has been blamed for increases...