June 29, 2016  

Dappy: N-Dubz Are the New Black Eyed Peas

November 19, 2010 (3:23 am) GMT
Comparing his Hip-Hop group to Black Eyed Peas, Dappy said, 'I've got will.i.am's crown to steal.'

Record label boss Antonio 'L.A.' Reid has hailed British hip-hop act as the "new era of the ", according to rapper Dappy. The trio is preparing to break America with its new album "Best Behavior" after signing a deal with Reid's U.S. label Def Jam.

And the music executive is reportedly so impressed with N-Dubz stars Tulisa, Dappy and Fazer, he's adamant they will be bigger than the "I Gotta Feeling" hitmakers. Dappy tells Britain's The Sun, "L.A. Reid sat me and Tulisa down. We sold him what we do by performing for him and he said it was like watching a ping-pong game. He was like, 'I get it, I get it. You guys don't need to change s**t - you've got it.' "

"He said we are the new era of the Black Eyed Peas. In two years he said we're going to be bigger than them. Fingers crossed, if we can keep out of trouble, if we are humble and grateful, then we can do it. -- "No more bad stuff. We don't need to go clubbing, playing around and girls. This is business - I've got 's crown to steal."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Video: Lady GaGa and Caitlyn Jenner Among 49 Stars Honoring Orlando Shooting Victims
  2. Justin Timberlake Is One Grumpy Doll in First 'Trolls' Trailer
  3. Stephanie March Reveals Botched Boob Job Amid 2014 Bobby Flay Marriage Trouble
  4. Peta Murgatroyd Confirms She's Pregnant With Maksim Chmerkovskiy's Baby
  5. Drew Barrymore in Talks to Host New Talk Show
  6. Kanye West Signs New Partnership With Adidas to Expand Yeezy Brand
  7. Dennis Quaid's Wife Kimberly Files for Divorce for Second Time
  8. Chris Brown Rants on Instagram After Falling Out with Manager and Publicist