#WATN: N-Dubz

N-Dubz is a well known hip hop group from London that consisted 3 musicians: Dappy, Tulisa and Fazer. The band started their journey in the industry signed to Polydor Records. Their   First Album ” Uncle B” quickly gained platinum Status in the U.K. Selling over 300,000 copies in the country. The single ” I need you” was the band’s highest charting single on the UK’s top 40 was placed at number 5. N-Dubz has 3 studio albums under their belt. The band has earned numerous MOBO nominations and awards. In 2011 ,N-Dubz released a completion of their greatest hits and announced that they will be on an indefinite break.

All of the members of N-Dubz have successful solo careers today. Dappy blew up as a solo artist in Britain with his debut single ” No Regrets”. The song was originally an unreleased demo for N-Dubz
The single  peaked at number one in the U.K. And Scotland. Following the success of ” No Regrets” , Dappy released yet another number one hit ” -Rockstar. Today Dappy continues to excite his fans . He has released several solo EPs and singles.

In 2011, Tulisa took on a role of a judge and a mentor on the X-Factor. That same year, Tulisa’s band ” Little Mix ” had won the talent show in the band category and became the most successful girl group in the X- factor history. Parallel with judging , Talisa released her first solo EP ” Young” which reached number one on the UK charts. The singer’s second single ” Live It Up” was a collaboration with an American rapper Tyga. Talisa currently active on the music scene. She  is also aiming to have a big screen career in the US .

The third member of the band, Fazer has also embarked on a solo career after the split. In 2014 he released his first single “Fireflies ” under his real name Richard Rawson. “Fireflies” featured the vocals of Tom Parker from the band ” The Wanted.  This year he took back his original stage name Fazer and released a single titled ” I Woke Up”. Aside his solo career Fazer has also produced music for several big names in the industry including his N-Dubs bandmate Tulisa, Rita Ora, Rihanna and many more.

Written by Karina Kurani


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