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Bites: James Lavelle's Unfortunate Apocalypse: Sonique's Mean Teen Streets: Biggie's West Coast Insecticide: Never Dress Like An Old Punk: Mr C Talks Shit

Author: Jonty Adderley
Friday, May 24, 2002
"I didn't think then that it was a good idea to go around telling people that it was an Apocalypse Now. In my opinion, that was a bit presumptuous, to say the least." (The Guardian)

DJ Shadow admits he had "differences of opinion" with James Lavelle over the marketing of their UNKLE album Psyence Fiction.

"I lived on the streets and then in hostels. Being homeless isn't a worry for me any more but it is for a lot of people. It's just circumstances that make people homeless." (Elle Magazine)

Superstar DJ Sonique reveals she experienced homelessness in London, when she was just 16 years old.

"Biggie was murdered by a wilful, cold blooded cockroach." (The Observer)

Voletta Wallace, the mother of assassinated rapper Notorious B.I.G., continues her campaign for justice against "a certain rap entrepreneur".

"Never try to look and be like anybody else and never try to nick (steal) their wallet. Jealousy- there's no need for it." (Guardian)

Sex Pistol punk icon John Lydon offers up a fashion tip.

"There are so many talented people who don't know how to bullshit and they're not going to get anywhere."

Successful DJs need talent, good lucks and the ability to bullshit, says Mr C.