Dizzee Rascal has released a new free mixtape via his website.
The rapper posted a link to dirteetv.com on his Twitter today (December 26). The new tape, titled ‘The Mixtape Vol.2’ is the follow-up to the first volume which he released on New Year’s Day in 2007.
Dizzee also uploaded a video to YouTube to promote the free mixtape, which is mixed by DJ MK and features brand new music from himself, P Money, Newham Generals, Bun B and Merky Ace – you can watch the video message below.
Meanwhile, the rapper has been putting the finishing touches to his fifth studio album, the follow-up to 2009’s ‘Tongue n’ Cheek’, and will give fans a taste of the album on January 1 when he releases a new 6-track EP, which will be available to download on iTunes. He will also premiere the video for a new track titled ‘Bassline Junkie’ on his online channel DirteeTV.com.
“It’s all new material and just a taster of all the good new music we got coming in the new year!” Dizzee said in a statement. “The ‘Bassline Junkie’ video is gonna have people in stitches. 1 love!”
This summer, Dizeee Rascal performed at the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic games. According to reports, Prince William told Prime Minister David Cameron that The Queen is a massive Dizzee fan while they were watching the ceremony.