The boys were already MC-ing and hosting events long before I touched a mic on a stage.But after our first record was a success, I was going on stage and being introduced by my own name; people were screaming for me.”So Solid Crew mania was growing and '21 Seconds’ hadn’t even been released yet – until the summer of 2001.“I had no idea what So Solid Crew would become” says Lisa.“I moved off the estate and onto a main street, but people started putting fan post through the letter box.
It got to the point where people were starting to come into the shop and recognise me – my pocket wasn’t deepening yet, but my fame was heightening. ”Lisa made the decision to leave the off-license and relocate to nearby Forest Hill in a bid to separate her real life from the fame – only for the group’s fan base to grow stronger than ever.
Dylan Mills, who as Dizzee Rascal is among the most highly touted emerging DJ talents in the garage movement, was dragged from a scooter on the island and repeatedly knifed in the chest, back and buttocks.
Mills, 18, from Bow, east London, was taken to hospital for surgery.
Last summer, police took a hard line on British clubbers in Ayia Napa and some were jailed for having small amounts of cannabis. So Solid's Jason Phillips, known as G-Man, was jailed for four years last month for possession of a loaded gun.
Four months ago, fellow group member Ashley Walters (Asher D) was jailed after he was caught with a Brocock pistol.