Reblogged By: De De Tillman; International Celebrity Blogger
Source:London Evening Standard
Posted: Thursday December 5, 2013 @ 10:18 p.m PST
Dizzee Rascal release of the single Love This Town, a rousing, arms-in-the-air paean to London from his fifth album, called simply Fifth. The video is a riff on the London riots in which a gang of menacing-looking masked hoodies perform good deeds, like some boy scout grime posse.
What about his professional future? “I was at a party, and Nellee Hooper introduced me to Quincy Jones, and told him I’d done really well selling records in England,” he replies. “Quincy told me the music industry was dead. He told me it was all about cellphones in China now. We had a bit of an argument about it but I kind of knew he was half right because he’s Quincy Jones, and because the record industry is kinda f***ed right now.