N-Dubz star Fazer is fuming the rap trio has been snubbed by BRIT Award organizers again, insisting the band is "underrated" in its native U.K. The "Playing With Fire" hitmakers are a huge hit with fans but fail to impress industry experts. They only received one nod at last year's event for their collaboration with Tinchy Stryder, and didn't garner any nominations for the upcoming 2011 ceremony later this month.
And rapper Fazer insists he'll dismiss any future BRIT Award in the same way Liam Gallagher did at the 2010 ceremony, when the former Oasis frontman threw his trophy into the crowd. Fazer tells Britain's Daily Star, "A lot of people up for a BRIT Award this year haven't sold half as many records as us."
"We just don't get the recognition. Last year they put us up for British single with Tinchy (Stryder) but this year they didn't even recognise us. I reckon it's going to take us to smash America for the UK to turn around and go: 'Ahhh.' It's frustrating as we work hard on our projects and are very hands-on. We produce, write and mix and master all our own songs... We're underrated."
"I wasn't surprised when Liam Gallagher threw his BRIT in the crowd last year. I'd do the same thing if they gave us one. They can have it back."