MTV Crashes... Glasgow

Diddy Dirty Money

MTV Crashes... Glasgow, an exclusive free concert, took place in the atmospheric setting of The Old Fruitmarket in Glasgow’s hip Merchant City and will be filmed as an MTV Worldstage, which will later broadcast via MTV channels in 161 countries and over 640 million households as part of MTV’s global Friday night live music programming.

In Diddy’s first UK concert in over 5 years, fans had the first opportunity to watch Diddy-Dirty Money perform tracks from the yet to be released album “Last Train To Paris” as well as the hit single “Hello Good Morning”, plus classic Diddy tracks.

Working in close partnership, MTV, Glasgow City Marketing Bureau and EventScotland have developed a 2010 exclusive, bespoke night of music; hosted by the world’s number one youth brand, bringing one of the world’s top artists to Scotland and reinforcing Glasgow’s style credentials to a global audience.

Diddy Dirty Money was supported by Sketpa and Jodie Connor. Handpicked by Diddy as one of the support acts for this exclusive concert, Skepta, created a twitter storm after producing the grime remix of Diddy-Dirty Money’s single ‘Hello Good Morning’. The collaboration came about after P. Diddy posted a message on Twitter asking UK fans to recommend an artist to do a grime remix of his single.

Jodie Connor, was discovered by Soul II Soul founder Jazzie B and is now signed to Tinchy Stryder’s label ‘Takeover Ent’. Already this year Jodie has featured on Tinchy Stryder’s top 10 single ‘In My System’ and on Roll Deep’s ‘Good Times’ which stayed at no. 1 for three weeks. Her debut solo single ‘Now or Never’ is out early next year. 

The Surround Show for MTV Crashes…Glasgow featuring interviews with Diddy –Dirty Money plus a look at the city’s nightlife and musical heritage, will broadcast on 2 October and be repeated 5 times.  MTV Crashes…Glasgow will air in the UK on 8 October at 9pm with 3 repeats on MTV and a further 10 repeats on MTV Base.  The MTV World Stage Programme will air on 29 October via MTV channels in 161 countries and to more than 640 million households as part of its global Friday night live music programming.

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