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Dizzee Rascal: Bringing It All Back Home

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 1 August 2003

THE FIRST TIME you hear Boy in da Corner, it's a jolt. The debut album of 18-year-old Dizzee Rascal has just been nominated for the Mercury Music Prize, but more important is the impact it makes on your head as it forces its way up from the underground – musical and social.

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