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Dizzee Rascal: Electric Ballroom, London

Nick Hasted, Independent, The, 26 May 2005

DIZZEE RASCAL saunters on stage sporting the infectious grin of a boy who feels that every day is Christmas. Though he starts with 'Sittin' Here', the opening of his Mercury-winning debut Boy In Da Corner (2003), which details his oppressively intense, near-catatonic state on a typical day on his old East End council estate, his life has moved at warp speed since writing it.

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