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UK Rap: The word on The Streets

Gavin Martin, Independent, The, 15 March 2002

WHEN MIKE SKINNER, aka The Streets, the 22-year-old lyrical king of British rap, discovers I live within the sound of Bow Bells, he's immediately curious. "Are you a bit dodgy, then?" he asks, grinning, between mouthfuls of chicken salad. "Has anyone ever called you a muppet? When was the last time you called someone a slag?"

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