Celebrity Big Brother 2014: Dappy

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Dappy shot to fame in 2007 after forming the band N-Dubz with his cousin Tulisa and good pal Fazer.

Dappy - real name Costadinos Contostavlos - met Fazer at karate club when he was just nine and they recruited Tulisa to share the vocals in 2000.

Celebrity Big Brother 2014: Dappy

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The 27-year-old rapper and songwriter, from London, is also famed for his sometimes controversial lifestyle.

Last year, Dappy avoided a jail sentence following a 'brawl' on a petrol station forecourt.

More recently, Dappy was hospitalised after being injured by a horse while riding through the grounds of his Hertfordshire home.

After being thrown off, the horse stamped on his face.

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