While still (sadly) somewhat unknown in the United States, London based rapper Dizzee Rascal is a huge star in England. He’s been able to carve out a career entirely his own out there without having to compromise his agressive style. He’s one of the best rappers out there and seemingly has little desire to break into the US market. Yes, this sounds like a PR pitch, but god dammit, every word is true. If you haven’t gotten on the Dizzee train yet, you just fucking should. He is that good.
The video for “Bassline Junkie” below features what Dizzee repeatedly calls “dirty, stinking bass” and, let us be the first to tell you, he ain’t lying.