Nineties pop legend unrecognisable 28 years after huge hit, getting dropped by record label and Hollywood movie career | The Sun

NINETIES pop legend Dee Tails looks unrecognisable 28 years after his huge 90s hit, I've Got a Little Something for You.

Singer Dee, 46, shot to fame with the R&B-pop group MN8, with whom he bagged three top ten hits before the millennium.

It was used on the Bad Boys soundtrack and was even remixed by P. Diddy.

MN8 – also comprised of KG, G-Man and Kule T – went on to support Janet Jackson on tour and hosted Top of the Pops in 1996.

But it all came crashing down when they were dropped by their labels Columbia and 1st Avenue.

Thankfully, Dee was able to rebuild his career with some acting gigs, including a a Gotham City Police Officer in Batman Begins and a spot in a a Nescafe commercial.

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He's also appeared in Captain Phillips, ITV's Jekyll & Hyde.

But things really took off when the former musician landed the role of Cratinus in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

He went on to be cast in Rogue One, The Last Jedi and Solo, all part of the Star Wars franchise.

Dee told The Cloud Riders at the time, "Until now I’d never worked for a Production or a movie franchise that I had dreamt of working for.

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"I find that regardless of how little we may or may not know about the story or script while I’m on set, that because I know and love Star Wars from the ground up I have a good idea of how to perform and also how to conduct myself.

"I’ve worked on various obscure little productions as well as those a little bigger and found that the real difference working on a Star Wars movie, for me it’s probably being able to give 100% to a project that you feel everyone and every department is also giving."

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