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The Story of UK Sound

Why have artists like Dizzee Rascal, Chipmunk, Tinchy Stryder, N Dubz, Taio Cruz, Jay Sean, Chase & Status and JLS hit the big time now?

MistaJam finds out in the Story of the UK Sound, as he takes an in depth look into the success of UK black music, past and present.

With contributions from all the UK's major players as well as the Americans taking inspiration from our sound - Jay-Z, Pharrell Williams and Neyo - we celebrate the explosion of the UK Sound into the mainstream charts.

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Mon 22 Feb 2010 01:00
BBC Radio 1 Wales