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N-Dubz Biography

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Birth Place: London, UK
Years Active: 2000-present
Genres: Hip Hop, R&B, Grime

N-Dubz is a British hip hop group from Camden Town, London. The group consists of members Dappy, Tulisa Contostavlos and Fazer. N-Dubz were previously signed to Polydor Records before joining All Around the World Records.

Their debut album “Uncle B” was released in November 2008 and debuted at #11 on the U.K. Albums chart. “You Better Not Waste My Time” was released as the album's debut single, peaking at #141 on the U.K. Singles chart. Another single, “Papa Can You Hear Me?” peaked at #19 on the U.K. Singles chart, becoming the group's first Top 20 hit. The album eventually was certified platinum.

Their second album, “Against All Odds,” was released in November 2009, and debuted at #6 on the U.K. Albums chart. It went platinum within two months of release. The single, “I Need You” charted at #5 on the U.K. Singles chart. The second single, “Playing with Fire” featured R&B/pop musician, Mr Hudson and reached #15 on the U.K. Singles chart.

“Love.Live.Life,” their third studio album, was released in November 2010. It reached #4 on the U.K. Albums chart and was certified gold. It featured the single, “We Dance On,” which peaked at #5 on the U.K. Singles chart. The song was also included on the soundtrack to the film “Streetdance 3D.”

In November 2011, along with the release of a “Greatest Hits” album, Contostavlos confirmed that N-Dubz is undergoing a two-year hiatus as Dappy and herself pursue solo careers.