Dizzee Rascal is performing in the Bullring today - how to see the iconic rapper live in Birmingham

Iconic British rapper, Dizzee Rascal is performing at a free event for half term at Birmingham’s Bullring today (Thursday, February 14)
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The heart of Birmingham is set to pulsate with rhythm as Dizzee Rascal, the iconic British rapper, graces the Bullring shopping centre with free performance of both old classics and fresh hits.

Set your Valentine’s Day alarm for 12:30 PM today (Wednesday, February 14), as this musical sensation brings his energy to the heart of the city with a special half term treat.

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Dizzee Rascal, emerged as a trailblazer in the UK grime scene during the mid-noughties. His debut album, “Boy in da Corner” (2003), catapulted him to international stardom. Since then, he has collaborated with a constellation of global artists, including Calvin Harris, Arctic Monkeys, Shakira, and Florence and the Machine

What’s new in Dizzee Rascal’s music?

With four UK No.1 hit singles—“Dance Wiv Me,” “Bonkers,” “Holiday,” and “Dirtee Disco”—and six consecutive UK Top 20 albums, the East London legend, Dizzee Rascal, returns with a bold 16-track new album titled Don’t Take It Personal.

This album pairs him alongside grime legends like D Double, Frisco, and JME, as well as more contemporary artists such as Not3s and BackRoad Gee. After a four-year hiatus from feature-length releases, last year marked the 20th Anniversary of his groundbreaking debut album, Boy In Da Corner.

Dizzee Rascal on the mainstage at ponderosa in Sheffield during Tramlines 2016Dizzee Rascal on the mainstage at ponderosa in Sheffield during Tramlines 2016
Dizzee Rascal on the mainstage at ponderosa in Sheffield during Tramlines 2016

What else is happening at the Bullring this half term?

But the Bullring isn’t just about Dizzee Rascal. Recently, it has been abuzz with exciting events:

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Wellbeing Festival: The Bullring hosted a rejuvenating wellbeing festival, inviting visitors to explore mindfulness, fitness, and holistic health. Amidst the hustle and bustle of shopping, attendees found solace in yoga sessions, meditation corners, and wellness workshops.

Northern Lights Experience: This half-term holiday, the Bullring dazzled visitors with its enchanting Northern Lights installation. The vibrant colours danced across the sky, creating a magical atmosphere for families and friends to enjoy.

New Shops and Leisure Venues: The Bullring continues to evolve, welcoming new shops and leisure destinations. From trendy boutiques to gourmet eateries, there’s something for everyone. Keep an eye out for the latest additions as you explore this vibrant hub.

So, whether you’re a die-hard Dizzee Rascal fan or simply seeking a musical escape, head to the Bullring today at 12:30 PM. Let the beats reverberate through the heart of Birmingham, and immerse yourself in a fusion of rhythm, culture, and community.

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