Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah join Def Jam Rapstar


Well this is exciting! both Dizzee and Tinie will represent the UK featuring on the new Def Jam Rapstar music game, the first ever interactive Hip Hop music game due to be launched this Autumn.

SIDENOTE: I remember applying Tinie’s anti-shine backintheday, look at him now!

Our ‘Best British Male Act’ Dizzee Rascal‘s ‘Fix Up, Look Sharp’ and Treacle-sweet Tinie Tempah’s debut No. 1 ‘Pass Out’ are the first two tracks announced to feature on the UK version of Def Jam Rapstar while the French and German versions will feature their finest native up and coming artists such as NTM and Sido.

On the Def Jam Rapstar UK version, our boys Tinie and Dizzee’s tracks will feature on the gameplay playlist alongside confirmed tracks from all star Hip Hop gurus such as 2 Pac, Wu Tang Clan and Dr Dre.

Def Jam Rapstar enables you to showcase your hottest bars to the world by using your console camera to record your rhymes over tracks by some of the hottest hip hop producers, and uploading your video to the fully integrated Def Jam Rapstar community at www.defjamrapstar.com.

Def Jam Rapstar is developed by 4mm Games , Terminal Reality & Def Jam Interactive and will be distributed by Konami & Autumn games.

Clubbing For Haiti

I’m fresh outta surgery and calling out to my wonderful blog readers direct from my recovery bed…

If you live in or around London, don’t send me flowers / grapes / cards. There’s something much more practical you can do to wish me well…

I want you ALL to head down to The Den tomorrow night (Wednesday 20th January) to help Haiti.

Ctrl Alt Shift has partnered with Somenight and True Tiger to put on an unbelievable charitable music event to raise money for our Haitian family.

Hundreds of thousands desperately need our help following last week’s catastrophic Earthquake and its aftermath.

The line-up is any UK music lover’s DREAM; DJs, MCs, rappers, singers from many genres, signed and unsigned, uniting to do what they do best for Haiti.

Wiley, Tinie Tempah, JME, Heartless Crew, Sway, MJ Cole, Shy FX, Mz Bratt, The Thirst and more are confirmed.

All you need to do is go with as much money as you can afford to give and be musically blessed by UK’s finest!

All proceeds will fund Ctrl.Alt.Shift’s response to the desperate humanitarian situation in Haiti.

For the full out-of-this-world line-up and more details please click here: http://www.ctrlaltshift.co.uk/article/clubbing-haiti

* Date: Wednesday, 20th January
* Price: Minimum donation on the door £5 (you know you can afford to give a hella lot more- NJ)
* Time: 10pm-5am
* Location: The Den & Centro, 18 West Central St, London WC1A 1JJ http://www.thedenandcentro.com/

There will be a raffle, so take extra cash for this and if you or your company have anything you can donate please e-mail yumna@ctrlaltshift.co.uk

If you are a guy and are able to volunteer your time on the night please e-mail sian@livity.co.uk

If you want to do more, you can ALSO donate directly to support Haiti here or here.

If like me you can’t make it (ABSOLUTELY GUTTED), you can still help!
Spread the word; share this link, e-mail everyone you know, use your free texts for a good cause, Tweet, Wastebook, phone calls, dare I say BBM?!


Updates on how much money has been raised and how the aid is being distributed will be available at www.ctrlaltshift.co.uk/haiti

We are one Human race. We are one family. Here in the UK we are so blessed, let’s show our love to our Haitian family in their time of need.

Love and Healing to Haiti.