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|Born||September 1, 1984 (age 34)|
London, United Kingdom
|Other names||The Urban Cowboy|
|Years active||2004 – present|
Neg Dupree ( // NEJ; born London, England ) is a British comedian, writer and actor, best known for his act "Neg's Urban Sports" on the British television show Balls of Steel . Dupree has also appeared on shows such as Footballers' Wives , EastEnders , and The Bill .
A comedian or comic is a person who seeks to entertain an audience by making them laugh. This might take many forms including jokes, satirical observations, amusing situations, acting foolish or employing prop comedy. A comedian who addresses an audience directly is called a stand-up comedian. Other practises include the sitcom, sketch comedy and improv genres.
Balls of Steel is a British television comedy game show hosted by Mark Dolan. Dolan's special guests perform stunts and hold their nerve during hidden camera set-ups in the presence of celebrities or the British public.
Footballers' Wives is a British television drama surrounding the fictional Premier League football club Earls Park F.C., its players, and their wives. It was broadcast on the ITV network from 8 January 2002 to 14 April 2006. The show initially focuses on three very different couples, but from the third series onward it revolves around a complex love triangle between Tanya Turner, Amber Gates, and Conrad Gates.
Neg's Urban Sports are widely regarded as the most controversial and most popular act in Balls of Steel. Neg's antics have earned a cult worldwide following.The entrance music for Neg is "Sound of da Police" by KRS-One. While performing the "Urban Sports", he often shouts "Whoop Whoop!". People have mistaken this as coming from the same song. However, it is Neg's own "catchphrase" from many years back, and in some episodes, Neg entered to the song "I Predict a Riot" by Kaiser Chiefs. At the beginning of each clip, "Monstertruckdriver" by T.Raumschmiere and "A Fistful of Dollars" by Ennio Morricone are played.
"Sound of da Police" is a song by American rapper KRS-One. It was released in December 1993 as the second and final single from his debut solo album, Return of the Boom Bap. It reached number 89 on the US Billboard Hot 100.
Lawrence "Kris" Parker, better known by his stage names KRS-One, and Teacha, is an American rapper and occasional producer from The Bronx, New York. KRS-One rose to prominence as part of the hip hop music group Boogie Down Productions, which he formed with DJ Scott La Rock in the mid-1980s. KRS-One is best known for his top hits, "Sound of da Police", "Love's gonna get'cha " and "My Philosophy". Boogie Down Productions are sometimes considered one of the first rap groups to inspire both gangsta rap and conscious rap. They received numerous awards and critical acclaim in their early years. Following the release of the group's debut album, Criminal Minded, La Rock was shot and killed, but KRS-One continued the group, effectively as a solo project. He began releasing records under his own name in 1993. KRS-One is politically active, having started the Stop the Violence Movement, after the death of Scott La Rock.
"I Predict a Riot" is a song by Kaiser Chiefs, appearing on their debut album Employment. It was originally released as their second single on 1 November 2004, and was the band's first release on the B-Unique label. It entered at number 22 on the UK Singles Chart. When re-released on 22 August 2005 as a double A-side with "Sink that Ship", it peaked at number nine on the UK chart.
|2004||Experimental (Radar TV)|
|2005||Mike Bassett: Manager|
|2005||The Greatest TV Wind-Up Moments|
|2005||Balls of Steel (Series 1)|
|2005 – 2006||EastEnders|
|2005 – 2006||The Bill|
|2006||Footballers' Wives: Extra Time|
|2007||Balls of Steel (Series 2)|
|2008||Balls of Steel (Series 3)|
|2008||The Kevin Bishop Show|
|2008||The Wrong Door|
|2008||My Zinc Bed|
|2009||Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel|
|2009||The Tomb Robbbery Papyrus: Notes Of A Past|
|2009||20 to 1 Pranks and Pranksters (Aus) (Urban Sports featured)|
|2010 - 2011||The Neg Project USA|
|2011 - 2012||Balls of Steel (Australia)|
|2015 - 2016||Sam Delaney's News Thing|
|2016||Betty White's Off Their Rockers|
|2018-2019||Neg's Origins The Movie|
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