Dizzee delivers a responsible message in the foul-mouthed Bassline Junkie

Posted by Liv Siddall,

“I don’t need no speed, I don’t need no heroin, I don’t want no coke, you can keep your ketamine, I’m a bassline junkie.” wails Dizzee Rascal in his trademark rasping, terrifying sound. Accompanied by the epitome of the term “creepy guy” (direct from Fast Show casting) Dizzee swans through London swearing at children and playing loud music out of a vintage car before becoming ordained and preaching to a bass-infused crowd in a church. Hilarious, rude and actually quite catchy, let this be a lesson to anyone making a music video – forget being cool, just be funny and weird instead. It’s better.

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Posted by Liv Siddall

Liv joined It’s Nice That as an intern in 2011 and is now one of our editors. She oversees itsnicethat.com and has a particular interest in illustration, photography and music videos. She also runs our London listings site This At There, and is a regular on our Studio Audience podcast.