Dizzee Rascal bigs up northern music fans

London rapper praises Leeds Festival fans on video interview

Dizzee Rascal has praised the fans at the Leeds Festival that he met at the NME signing tent at the weekend (August 22), saying that he “always” enjoys coming to the north of England.

The London rapper was speaking in an exclusive NME.COM video interview, which you can see by clicking below.

“The signing tent was nice man – loads of happy people,” he said. “It’s always jolly up north, we love coming up north. It was my idea to do it [the signing tent].”

Watch the interview in full and see footage of Dizzee walking onstage by clicking on the video below.

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For more exclusive backstage videos and interviews from the Reading And Leeds Festivals 2008 go to NME.COM video now.