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5 THINGS YOU DIDN’T KNOW
ABOUT MC JAKES
01. He’s an expert shot with a rifl e because he
used to be an army cadet in his youth.
02. His favourite holiday destination would
be the top of Mount Everest and he’d like
to climb it in his shell toes to get maximum
exposure for Adidas!
03. He once made a plasticine model of a
dinosaur that ended up on the local news.
04. He’s a sucker for pasta and pesto in
the studio and is a master at making sashimi.
05. And he once saved a classmate from
drowning during a canoeing school trip
in France.
with DSR,” admits Jakes. “I joined the label just So with all the hard work out of the way, it’s now to keep MCing as well and I can rest when I
after him and they’re like a real family who really just a matter of sitting back and waiting. Jakes retire,” he concludes.
look after you – being able to be at Run every has also revealed that he is in talks with what
week has kept me in training! I’ve only missed he describes as ‘major players’ with regard to “These tracks are just the beginning for me – at some
two or three ever since it started and I really future projects but his lips are sealed for now. point down the road I’ll do a H.E.N.C.H. album
appreciate the chance to develop my hosting “I’m being approached by a few people to do and then one on DSR but it all starts in April. This
abilities. some very big things at the moment but I have to represents a new chapter for me and I’ve put a lot of
keep quiet for now,” he says. “I want to produce myself into the whole thing. I think it’s time to put
“TC is just fi nishing his album and to be honest because it’s a dream to be doing this so anything it all to bed now because it’s been a long process and
I’ve been a bit slack with helping him what that,” that happens in the future will be a bonus.” I’ll think about how I feel about it as a whole after
he adds, “I need to pull my socks up and get on it’s out there. I just hope that everyone is feeling the
some more otherwise he’ll be nagging me! A lot But fear not Jakes fans worried that all this time release and then I can move onto the future.”
of people have been waiting for this project to in the studio will mean you will be seeing less
come together and Tom has been a great help. of him on stage – the man himself is adamant Go to www.dstyle.co.uk for exclusive merchandise
He still has the same passion for the whole thing he will not be cutting down on his busy touring and links to download the new EP.
as ever which is refreshing to see when you’ve schedule. “Sod that – it’s all about travelling
had that amount of success.” and working at the same time! I defi nitely want
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