20 Years 'Boy in da Corner' with Dizzee Rascal


20 Years 'Boy in da Corner' with Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal
Interviewer: Axel Linger

20 Years ‘Boy in da Corner’ with Dizzee Rascal Two decades ago, grime music emerged from the UK underground into the mainstream for the first time. With his successful and influential classic debut album Boy in da Corner, pioneering MC and producer Dizzee Rascal released one of the most acclaimed records of the year, rightly winning Mercury Prize for best album from the UK and Ireland. British musical legend Dizzee Rascal’s ground-breaking success also helped to highlight grime music - arguably the most exciting, original, progressive, and influential electronic music genre in Europe in the 21st century - on a grand and global platform for the first time. At ADE Beats we sit down with one of the UK’s most successful and influential MC’s of all time to discuss bringing grime to the masses during its peak, grime’s game changing origins, evolution, trials and setbacks, its universal impact and appeal, as well as the evolution of both the genre, and his extraordinary artist career in the two decades since his classic debut.

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