Stormzy stopped mid gig during last night’s (3rd July) #MERKY Festival at Ibiza Rocks Hotel to watch England’s penalty shoot-out. You can watch a video of the moment he stopped below.
England’s football team were playing Colombia in the last 16 knock-out round of the World Cup.
Following England’s winning penalty from Eric Dier, Stormzy launched into ‘Gang Signs & Prayer’ single ‘Big For Your Boots’.
After five days in the Amazon, we head back to the concrete jungle of Sao Paulo and our flight back is in good spirits. All the England fans are still confident that we can beat Uruguay and qualify for the next stage — especially amidst rumours that Suarez might not even be playing.
Murray Richardson started off DJing in Scotland before spreading his talents far and wide internationally. He's released on labels such as 2020Vision, Low Pressings, Nordic Trax and Baker Street, and a couple of years ago moved out to Brazil to continue his DJ dream in the land of samba and football. This is the first extract of his World Cup diary for DJ Mag...
Who do you want to win the World Cup?
“England... because I'm English!”
Who's going to win the World Cup?
“Surely the smart money is on Brazil.”
Norman Cook welcomes the DJ Mag crew into his house in Brighton on the south coast of England, then nips upstairs to change into his Brazil kit for the cover shoot. We take a painting off the wall near his front door, and Norm stands in the requisite spot while we shoot enough pics to composite a Team of Norms for the DJ Mag cover. “Do ‘angry’,” says photographer Larry, encouraging Norm to do different faces for the shots. “I’m not sure I can do ‘angry’,” says Norm.