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Where's the Love for Craig David?

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Mistajam | 13:08 UK time, Monday, 20 October 2008

Backstage at this year's NOSHOs MOBOs, I managed to grab a quick chat with Craig David after his performance of "Where's Your Love" alongside Tinchy Stryder and Rita Ora. Here's the video of the interview:

Very interesting responses to some of the questions here - especially from Craig and also about how the collabo with Tinchy came about. I'm not entirely convinced that Craig is back on the garage flex just because he feels he can go back there now grime isn't so prevalent and Funky & bassline have brought melodies back. The fact that the mainstream world isn't as bothered about him post the 2 year long roasting he got with Leigh Francis and Bo! Selecta must have played a part but the jury is still out as to whether this is just a blatant attempt at trying to make him relevant to a black music audience again. All I know is that when I played "Where's Your Love" and "Are U Up 4 This" at Mezz in Leeds on Friday, people lost their minds and knew every word. And both those songs (and even to a lesser extent "Insomnia") are much better than the first single we got from his last album.

Semtex's thoughts are here - what are yours?




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