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Craig David Born to Do It 2016

Bo Selecta: the Craig David Story – Part Two

Damn homie, in High School you was the man, homie

Welcome to part 2 of the extremely unauthorised biography of Craig David. In part one we looked at the apex as our hero became the breakout star of Garage era, sold a lot of albums and was effectively ruined by Bo Selecta. Somehow I managed to turn that sentence into 2,500 words. Watch me do something similar in part two!
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Craig David Young to Old

Bo Selecta: the Craig David Story – Part One

Re-Rewinding the glory days of the Garage Godfather

Welcome to Culture Hash’s Garage month. We started with a much-belated review of Years and Years’ debut album, Communion, which showed the 2015 interpretation of the UK Garage genre, creatively titled “Future Garage”.

Now is the time to look back to the original genre and its most recognisable artist, Craig Ashely David. We are going to examine the fascinating career trajectory of a man who didn’t let the fact he has three first names hold him back.

Our journey will see him as a teenage prodigy, pop star, laughing stock and wash up. David now is in the midst of an improbable comeback; remarkably he’s only 35. Join me on this journey as Culture Hash presents the unauthorised biography of Craig David, part I.
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nao afro

Nao – For All We Know | Album Review

Wonky Funk with a slice of Aaliyah

Nao is on the cusp of becoming one of the biggest artists in the UK and has been attracting a strong following, since the release of her stellar debut album, For All We Know. The album saw moderate success when it was released in July 2016 and peaked at #17 in the UK Album Chart.
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