Dizzee Rascal pioneered the London style of hip-hop called grime, and Lily Allen uses the genre as inspiration for her mainstream pop music. So I think it's pretty awesome to hear Lily singing alongside Dizzee on "Wanna Be" from Rascal's upcoming album, Maths and English, which comes out in the UK on June 4.
If you like Lily Allen but you've never heard Dizzee Rascal, you should definitely give this track a listen. He has a really unique and infectious style, and her sing-song sweetness provides a perfect compliment to his rough edges. To listen, read more