Quote: "From where I've come from, I look back at everything, all these people that influenced my life as a kid growing up in a really bad environment, it just makes it all worthwhile in terms of the recognition. We have choices in life when we're young and I think a lot of things were stacked against me." Musician Clifford Price, aka Goldie, celebrates his Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) medal, awarded by Queen Elizabeth II on her New Year's Honours list.
Fact: Drum and bass star Goldie has shown off his artistic streak by painting 13 athletes from Britain's Olympic team for a new exhibition in London. The works will be on display at the city's Cumberland Hotel until 12 August (12).
Fact: Dj-turned-actor Goldie has shown off his new baby daughter in a photoshoot for Britain's The Observer magazine. The star and his wife Mika welcomed little Coco over the summer (11).
Quote: "When it first came along, it was like, let's forget all this gang violence and just dance and rap. It carried a massive political message, too, but now it's all about how big your car is and how many women you've had." British Dj-turned-actor Goldie is not impressed with the state of modern hip-hop.
Fact: British drum and bass star Goldie was presented with an honorary degree from Brunel University in Uxbridge, London earlier this month (Jul10) - and turned up wearing a ceremonial gown with his trademark gold jewellery.
Fact: Celebrity photographer Rankin is set to team up with jazz star Courtney Pine to launch the U.K's Youth Music Week 2007. Works by musicians Hayley Westenra, Goldie and PINE will feature prominently in workshops as part of the event.
Quote: <p>"I do remember changing KATE's diapers. Goldie (HAWN) and I have been dear friends for a long, long time." Michael Douglas admits he's had some parental experience with Kate Hudson, who plays his daughter in new movie YOU, ME AND DUPREE. </p>