Dizzee Rascal - grime superstar
Dizzee Rascal took the music world by storm in 2002 when he released his acclaimed debut album Boy in da Corner. Widely considered a grime classic, Rascal is undoubtedly one of the pioneers of the grime music genre which came out of London in the 2000s. In the fifteen years plus that have passed since his debut, Dizzee Rascal has gone from strength to strength, topping album and single charts worldwide and even performing his huge hit "Bonkers (with Armand Van Helden) in London 2012. Despite having been in the music industry for so long, Dizzee Rascal is still in his early 30s but is one of the best-selling artists in the grime/hip-hop scene; releasing six studio albums and having completed numerous world tours. Known for his high energy performances, the rapper has headlined shows and festivals around the world, including Glastonbury and supporting the Red Hot Chilli Peppers. Get your Dizzee Rascal concert tickets here at StubHub today.
Dizzee Rascal background
Dizzee Rascal's real name is Dylan Mills and he grew up on a council estate in East London. Mills was expelled from numerous schools as a youngster, however, he excelled at music, producing beats on a second-hand computer and self-produced his debut single "I Love You" when he was just sixteen. In 2002 he joined Wiley's Roll Deep Crew, but left the next year after an incident which resulted in Dizzee being stabbed in Ayia Napa.
Working with other MCs on a more agressive and abrasive from of garage and R&B, Dizzee Rascal was hugely influential in the explosive rise of the grime scene, with artists like Skepta still hugely popular today. The debut Dizzee Rascal album Boy in da Corner was widely praised by critics and won the much-coveted Mercury Prize in 2003. Tracks like "Fix Up, Look Sharp" and "Jus' a Rascal" announced a new star on the UK music scene. Since his debut, Dizzee Rascal has released five further albums, with the most recent being 2017's Raskit. Dizzee Rascal has also collaborated with many music stars, including Calvin Harris, Tinie Tempah, Robbie Williams, Jessie J and will.i.am. With an impressive back-catalogue of songs, as well as new hits, get your Dizzee tickets now.
Dizzee Rascal greatest hits
Dizzee Rascal has released 32 singles so far, including the 2004 charity release "Do They Know It's Christmas" with Band Aid 20. Some of the best Dizzee Rascal songs include "Holiday", "Dance wiv Me", "Dirtee Cash", "Dream", "Pussyole (Old Skool) and, of course, many more. With surely new Dizzee Rascal music to come in the future, get your Dizzee Rascal tickets today and see one of the true stars of hip-hop performing live on stage.