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Tricky: The Mad Father

Craig McLean, The Face, May 1998

They used to call him Tricky Kid, now they call him The Boss... He is the overworked businessman with his own label who is to the Nineties what Prince was to the Eighties; the stoned neurotic who loves his family so much that he will make voodoo records about anyone who comes too close. Now he's made his own Black Album. Will the real Tricky please chill out?

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