This is the story of how Dizzee Rascal made 'Boy In Da Corner'. The East London MC won the inaugural Game Changer award at the DJ Mag Best of British Awards 2020 for the influential 2003 album.
The Best of British Game Changer award celebrates an album that changed the face of grime and UK rap. Capturing the energy on London’s pirate radio stations during the time running up to its release in 2003, and bringing it to a wider audience, the album paved the way for the incredible position UK rap now sees itself in.
Electronic music history is rich with unforgettable and timeless classics. In our new The Story Of series, DJ Mag explores the tales behind some of the world's favourite tracks, told by the people who made them.
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