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|Origin||Forest Gate, London, England|
|Labels||Dirtee Stank, Braindead ENT, Bluku Music|
|Associated acts||Dizzee Rascal, Smurfie Syco, Chronik, Tempa T, Jammer, Nasty Crew, Monkstar, Jme|
|Members||D Double E
Newham Generals are an English grime crew from East London, currently consisting of MCs D Double E and Footsie and DJ MS1. They are best known for their singles Frontline, Hard and Like It Or Not as well as their live performances. The group was founded in 2004, after D Double E had a disagreement with fellow members N.A.S.T.Y Crew. The crew made regular appearances on pirate label and released a number of singles on white label vinyl, the group was signed to Dizzee Rascal's Dirtee Stank record label in 2005, after D Double E showed Dirtee Stank a CD of the groups work, and promptly released a mix CD on the label in 2006 entitled The Best of Newham Generals Vol. 1. Founding member Monkstar left the group, and music, in 2007 to follow religion. The group released their debut album Generally Speaking on Dirtee Stank three in April 2009 which was their last release to feature Monkstar and an EP Bag of Grease the following year, as well as various solo projects. Dizzee Rascal idolised D Double E as an MC in his youth.
- 2010: Bag of Grease
- 2013: 5 Star General
- 2015: N to the G's - EP
- 2006: The Best of Newham Generals
- 2009: Generally Speaking
DJ Tubby and Footsie ran their own record label Braindead Entertainment from 2002-2007 to release their own instrumental work. Footsie revived the label in 2012 to release his first solo vocal EP Zoot Break 2 this was followed joint instrumental EP with DJ Tubby entitled The Gray Area and by a 3 volume instrumental album series King Original. D Double E has appeared as a featured artist on numerous releases as well as releasing singles and a solo EP on Dirtee Stank, he founded his own record label Bluku Music in 2014.
D Double E
- 2010: "Street Fighter Riddim"
- 2012: "Pumpin' It Out"
- 2012: "Be Like Me" (featuring Smurfie Syco)
- 2011: Bluku Bluku EP
- 2012: "1 Spliff"
- 2012: "B.O.G. (Bag Of Grease)" (Feat. Darq E Freaker)
- 2013: "Spookfest" (Feat. JME, D Double E, Jammer, P Money and Chronik)
- 2015: D Double E is a gee
- 2012: Zoot Break 2
- 2013: King Original, Vol 1
- 2013: King Original, Vol 2
- 2014: King Original, Vol 3
- Thompson, Ben (15 February 2009). "Flash forward". The Guardian (London).
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- "Monkstar's the father, the hardest grafter, I can rep the place that i created myself, if you think thats a mess just wait for the birth after Hyperfrank Hyperfrank - Hyper About Grime". Hyperfrank.blogspot.co.uk. 2007-06-12. Retrieved 2015-03-02.