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Music Feeds Podcast Episode #69 – Dizzee Rascal

Written by Greg Moskovitch on February 13, 2014

Recently announced as part of the lineup for Groovin The Moo 2014, East London’s favourite troublemaker Dizzee Rascal has also announced a run of East Coast headline dates. Our own Mike Hohnen caught up with Dizzee while he was in Los Angeles for the latest Music Feeds Podcast.

“I’ve always moved around the way I move,” Dizzee tells us when we asked him about his epic social media presence, which allows fans to see him moving and shaking with stars like P Diddy, taking onstage selfies before crowds of thousands, or just relaxing with a drink at a bar.

While Dizzee admits he’s not up to speed with the ethos behind Australia’s most beloved rural touring festival, he says, “I just know that it’s full of Australian people, so for me, that’s already a good time. When I come to that side of the world…I’ve got so much history there.”

“Australia, for me, it’s for life. As long as I’m doing what I’m doing, it’s a given. It’s an important place for me. I have so much fun there, I love it. I just love how open and responsive the crowds are there. For the last couple years it’s been the place where I’ve actually tested out my albums.”

Despite the partying, jet-setting lifestyle and Instagram photos with Jay-Z, Dizzee says that at the end of the day, he’s a workhorse. “I’m an early bird…I’m not out there getting crazy crazy, I just put the best bits on Instagram. I’m focused and I always have been because I love what I do.”

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Listen: Music Feeds Podcast Episode #69 – Dizzee Rascal

Dizzee Rascal 2014 Australian Headline Tour
Presented by Music Feeds

General public tickets on sale 10:00am local time Friday, 21st February

Thursday, 24th April 2014
Brisbane, Eatons Hill Hotel
Tix: Via Frontier Touring

Wednesday, 7th May 2014
Enmore Theatre, Sydney
Tix: Via Frontier Touring

Thursday, 8th May 2014
Palace Theatre, Melbourne
Tix: Via Frontier Touring

Groovin The Moo 2014 Tour Dates

Friday, 25th April 2014
Oakbank Racecourse SA
Tix: Via Moshtix

Saturday, 26th April 2014
Maitland Showground, Maitland NSW
Tix: Via Moshtix

Sunday, 27th April 2014
University of Canberra, Canberra ACT
Tix: Via Moshtix

Saturday, 3rd May 2014
Prince Of Wales Showground, Bendigo VIC
Tix: Via Moshtix

Sunday, 4th May 2014
Murray Sports Complex, Townsville Cricket Grounds QLD
Tix: Via Moshtix

Saturday, 10th May 2014
Hay Park, Bunbury WA
Tix: Via Moshtix

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