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McTom
10-15-2005, 05:22 AM
dizzee rascal first album 'boy on the corner' made almost a great impression on me as when i first heard enter the wu-tang... a really different kind of hiphop.

BUT! now i got his second album - Showtime - and i don't know, but i feels kinda like a disappointment... i don't exactly why but it's just so... the same... no... i dunno... it just doesn't sound as special as the first album. anyone agrees with this and yes/no, why??

the funky drunk
10-15-2005, 05:42 AM
i hear what ur sayn , i like dizzee , ha aint all bad , but u will probably get a load of ppl sayin that he is shit and that he aint 'real hip-hop' in this thread

bout the albums , i likes his first better , but showtime is still a good album



peace!

Ghost In The 'Lac
10-15-2005, 05:44 AM
i got his first album, its really dark a bit like early Wu, so i like that. Youll find ALOT of early Wu influence on English hip hop.

the_57th_don
10-15-2005, 07:07 AM
i dont like him to be honest, i dunno what it is about him i just cant stand him! allot better british talent like jehst and braintax etc

Jus Allah
10-15-2005, 07:18 AM
I personally don't like the style of UK Grime MC's, it's too much influenced by Garage and just ain't my thing.

IRONMAN GFK
10-15-2005, 07:52 AM
i did like showtime the first time i heard it, and i still do, but boy in da corner was better and more innovative

NIGHT MAYOR
10-15-2005, 08:07 AM
dizzie is diffrent which i respect, he has a good flow for sure - but some songs get a little annoying and repetative, wiley is much better

PuNcH_iN_PuNcH_OuT
10-15-2005, 11:43 AM
you either hate or love him

he's dope to me, the second album is more darker

Sifu Dragon
10-15-2005, 12:26 PM
i don't like witch soundin people

brown_dogg
10-16-2005, 06:32 PM
Showtime wuzn't bad. i liked it. thing is a lot of ppl don't like him cuz it's not exactly hiphop, it's like grime music or somethin. different but still good in my books.

Drunken_Dragon_Fist
10-17-2005, 06:21 AM
when i first heard boy in da corner i was blown away by how different it was, how raw it sounded...i heard 'dreams' off showtime and i liked it...then i heard some really shit dizzee song playin at the music store so i didnt buy it

Decka
10-17-2005, 09:03 AM
klashnekoff is my favorite from the uk

Holmes
10-17-2005, 09:51 AM
I have both albums and Boy in The Corner is top class, not as keen on Showtime, not as many stand out tracks. I saw him live at T in the park this year, but wasn't impressed, the set was too slow.

Ghost In The 'Lac
10-17-2005, 12:44 PM
klashnekoff is my favorite from the uk
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