Dappy: "I Nearly Covered Gotye Song With Jessie J"

5 March 2012, 12:20

The 'Rockstar' rapper told his record label he wanted to record a version of the track.

Dappy has revealed that he nearly recorded a cover of Gotye's number one single 'Someone That I Used To Know'.

The track prevented the N-Dubz star from scoring his second number one hit on the Vodafone Big Top 40 at the weekend.

Speaking to The Sun, Dappy revealed that he had previously tried to convince his record label to let him record his own version of the song with a female vocalist like Jessie J.

"I've been beaten by Gotye's 'Someone That I Used To Know' but it's funny cos months back I begged my label to let me cover the song with a girl like Jessie J and release it here," he said.

"But my label boss had just signed the song. He said I should be an A&R man."

'Rockstar' is the second single to be taken from the rapper's forthcoming debut album and features Queen's Brian May.

  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
  1. 1
    I Don't Care artwork
  2. 2
    Old Town Road artwork
  3. 3
    Bad Guy artwork
  4. 4
    Vossi Bop artwork
  5. 5
    SOS (feat. Aloe Blacc) artwork
  6. 6
    Piece Of Your Heart artwork
  7. 7
    All Day and Night artwork
  8. 8
    If I Can't Have You artwork
  9. 9
    Hold Me While You Wait artwork
  10. 10
    me! artwork
  11. 11
    Giant artwork
  12. 12
  13. 13
    Someone You Loved artwork
  14. 14
    Just You And I artwork
  15. 15
  16. 16
  17. 17
    Dancing With A Stranger artwork
  18. 18
  19. 19
    Here With Me artwork
  20. 20
    Sucker artwork
  21. 21
    So Am I artwork
  22. 22
    What I Like About You artwork
  23. 23
    Don't Worry Bout Me artwork
  24. 24
  25. 25
    Don't Call Me Up artwork
  26. 26
    Boasty (feat. Idris Elba) artwork
  27. 27
    Shallow artwork
  28. 28
    Sweet But Psycho artwork
  29. 29
  30. 30
    Sunflower (Jacked Remix) artwork
  31. 31
  32. 32
    High Hopes artwork
  33. 33
  34. 34
    Walk Me Home artwork
  35. 35
  36. 36
    Nothing Breaks Like a Heart (feat. Miley Cyrus) artwork
  37. 37
    Shotgun artwork
  38. 38
  39. 39
    break up with your girlfriend, i'm bored artwork
  40. 40
    Don't Feel Like Crying artwork
  • Top Ten
  • 11 - 20
  • 21 - 30
  • 31 - 40
Visit the site