After Wayne Rooney secured Manchester United’s record 19th English title on Saturday, scoring on a penalty kick to salvage a 1-1 draw at Blackburn, Tinchy Stryder took to Twitter (@tinchystryder) to celebrate. The rapper also responded to critics wondering why he’s supporting an out of town team. He writes:
Yeeeaaahhhhh!!!! Manchester United premiership #Champions!!!!!!! For the 19th time haaahaaaa We are The best ever!!!
I’m from east london,I support ManUtd & WHAT!!! Get over it, when ur a kid, u support who you like & wot players u like, not where ur from!
Hello Haters!!!! Haahaaaaa Man Utd 4 life… #Champions
Tinchy Stryder and Dappy from N-Dubz are out with the music video to their new single ‘Spaceship’, off Tinchy’s upcoming fourth album on Takeover Entertainment. Watch the Luke Monagham and James Barber directed video via YouTube below.
Tinchy Stryder spoke with ITN about why Dizzee Rascal wasn’t on his new single ‘Game Over’, thinking the UK rap music scene is strong at the moment, and joining forces with Jay-Z to find the next big thing in rap. “People felt like before there might have been a lot of UK rap music they say emcees which they might not relate to. Right now I feel the movement is powerful,” Tinchy said. “I think good music speaks out loud, and that’s what people have been making so it’s connecting.” Watch the interview via Muzu below.
Tinchy Stryder is out with the music video to his new single ‘Game Over’, off the British hip hop artist’s third album ‘Third Strike’, out November 14th via Island Records. The song features Giggs, Professor Green, Tinie Tempah, Devlin, Example and Chipmunk. Watch it via YouTube below.
What’s Tinchy Stryder’s favorite food, the last movie he saw, and his best piece of bling? The Prince of Grime faced ITN’s quickfire questions. Watch the responses via YouTube below.
Tinchy performed his new single ‘In My System’ on GMTV and talked with the show’s hosts about his music and working with Jay-Z. “I would love to break America but right now it’s more the business side of it and running the label, the management and everything else,” Tinchy said about his joint venture with Jay’s Roc Nation. The interview at YouTube has since been removed.
Diddy and his group Dirty Money are out with a remix of their single ‘Hello Good Morning’, featuring Tinchy Stryder And Tinie Tempah. The track is out June 20th. Watch it via YouTube below.
Tinchy Stryder virtually performed his upcoming single ‘You’re Not Alone’ and ‘Number One’ featuring N-Dubz at Lakeside, where the British rapper was filmed as a hologram for Monkey, Orange’s new Pay As You Go tariff. Watch it below.
Tinchy Stryder and Chipmunk battled on ‘The 5:19 Show’ on BBC Switch with Tim Westwood, where the British rappers engaged in a stare off, a game where they had to avoid saying yes or no to Westwood’s rapid fire questions, ‘Snap’ and rock, paper scissors. Watch it via YouTube below.
NME spoke with Tinchy Stryder backstage at V Festival 2009 in Staffordshire over the weekend, where the grime artist talked about not being surprised about his success, still wanting to make music just as his album drops, not planning ahead when it comes to collaborations, tour plans, and how he’d describe himself. Watch it via YouTube below.