Dizzee Rascal believes he deserved that headline slot at Glastonbury 2010 (Image: WireImage)
Dizzee Rascal nonetheless hasn’t forgiven Glastonbury for not selecting him as a headliner over Gorillaz of their time of want.
The Repair Up, Look Sharp rapper had a spot excessive up on the invoice at Glasto 2010 with him performing after the likes of Snoop Dogg, Willie Nelson and Vampire Weekend.
His efficiency was positioned proper earlier than the unique headliners, U2, however the rock band have been compelled to drag out of the pageant when frontman Bono suffered a again harm.
Dizzee, actual identify Dylan Mills, thought it might be a no brainer that he’d transfer one slot as much as the coveted headline place, however Glastonbury organisers as a substitute roped in digital collective Gorillaz, led by Damon Albarn, to interchange U2.
The stunning resolution remains to be a gripe for Dizzee, who acknowledged on the JD In The Duffle Bag Podcast: ‘I ought to have headlined Glastonbury.
‘I’ve finished Glastonbury since I believe 2008, might need been the primary time I did it.
‘I used to be one from the headline, after which somebody dropped out, so they need to have moved me up, however then they placed on Gorillaz or somebody.’
Damon Albarn’s digital group Gorillaz as a substitute changed U2 that 12 months (Image: Getty Photos)
U2’s Bono (centre) suffered a again harm forcing the band to drag out of the pageant (Image: Getty Photos)
Sharing his idea as to why Glastonbury didn’t provide him the closing efficiency, Dizzee stated: ‘It’s the boldness, they didn’t have the boldness.
‘Though they’d seen me smashing the s**t out of it, they have been simply scared. After which Gorillaz got here on, and no offence to them, however you’re not getting the identical factor.’
He added: ‘You’ll be able to’t put them on after me – are you alright?’
Dizzee’s 2010 set definitely hit the appropriate spot with the lots lapping up his dwell performances of bangers like Stand Up Tall, Vacation, You’ve Received The Love and Dance Wiv Me.
Oh, what a time to be alive.
The grime legend even opened the present with Shout For England, his collaboration with James Corden because the unofficial anthem for the 2010 Fifa World Cup which, frankly, wouldn’t have been misplaced throughout England’s match on the Euro 2020 simply weeks in the past.
Dizzee is at the moment celebrating the 18th anniversary of his pioneering debut album, Boy In Da Nook, which was launched on July 22, 2001, and is considered one of many best grime information of all time.
Metro.co.uk has reached out to Glastonbury for remark.
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