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on 3 October 2013
I considered Dizzee Rascal to be the UK's antidote to the chart-dominant American rap mono-culture, but now he has joined forces with them to produce this mishmash of cliched modern rap-cross-dance hybrids that nobody can escape from these days. Quite often the hard work sounds like it was done by producers across the atlantic, with Dizzee just contributing the vocals from some London basement. Quite disappointing. On one track he teams up with the anti-christ of modern pop music himself, Willy-am.
There are many times when I felt like I was listening to the Lonely Island, except they would have made a much better job of it.
The tracks "Don't Need A Reason" & "Bassline Junkie" are the only standouts on this release, and prove that he is still capable of making great music when he tries, but two tracks do not an album make.