- 03 Aug 21
The alleged incident took place at a residential address on June 8, the Metropolitan Police said.
South London rapper and producer Dizzee Rascal has been charged with assault.
The artist, real name Dylan Mills, is on bail after an incident at a residential address in Streatham
The force said a woman reported minor injuries. Dizzee is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court in the UK, on Friday, September 3.
In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said: "Dylan Mills, 36, of Sevenoaks, Kent, has been charged with assault after an incident at a residential address in Streatham on June 8.
"Officers attended and a woman reported minor injuries. She did not require hospital treatment. Mills is due to appear at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Friday, September 3."
A pioneer of grime music, Mills was just 18 when his debut, Boy in da Corner, was released in 2003.
He teamed up with Calvin Harris and embraced EDM for his fourth album, 2009’s Tongue N’Cheek, landing a string of No. 1 singles including 'Dance Wiv Me' and 'Bonkers', which helped established him as one of Britain’s most successful acts. He later performed at the opening ceremony for the London 2012 Olympic Games.
Mills, who has his own record label, Dirtee Stank, was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours in 2020 for services to music.
According to his website, Dizzee is performing at South Facing Festival 2021, Crystal Palace Park and Lydiard Park on dates in August.