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October 12, 2020

All the Queen's men: Dizzee Rascal has been made an MBE

Grime pioneer Dizzee Rascal has been made an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list for his services to music, Sky reports. Dizzee RascalĀ is considered to have been one of the founding fathers of grime. In 2003, aged 19, the East London MC became the youngest artist to win the Mercury Prize, with his debut album 'Boy in da Corner'. He has become a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire, while hip hop duo Krept and Konan are awarded the BEM - the British Empire Medal.