He's rich but I don't begrudge him a penny!

Daily Echo: Craig David makes the Times rich young musicians list again Craig David makes the Times rich young musicians list again

HE’S young, gifted – and very, very rich!

No wonder Craig David comes under so much criticism. Everyone’s jealous it seems.

The Sunday Times Young Rich List has been published and Southampton’s best known export is the top male musician with an £8m fortune, just about saving face for the men in a poll dominated by Adele, Cheryl Cole and other members of the fairer sex.

He’s not everyone’s cup of tea of course and nor are his enduring hits Rewind, Fill Me In and Seven Days, which still seemed to be played at my gym with alarming regularity. Plus the Bo Selecta caricature did make him somewhat of a laughing stock. But he’s obviously invested well. Either that or somewhere in the world someone hasn’t yet bought Born To Do It, which seems fairly unlikely.

I’ve met Craig, during an intimate appearance in the concourse at St Mary’s Stadium. He’s hardworking, personable and lovely to talk to. I have to say, I don’t begrudge him a penny of it.

I only wish there were more Southampton success stories like his. I would just ask that perhaps he stops spending so much of that cash in Miami and sends some of it home.

We could do with some other fancy attractions to go with our super duper new museum.

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8:36pm Fri 13 Apr 12

Solomon's Boot says...

Rich maybe, but a total PR1CK with it!
Rich maybe, but a total PR1CK with it! Solomon's Boot
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1:09am Sun 15 Apr 12

Pikey Pete says...

Don't knock im maaan I bet the brither pays no tax,,,Aint it.

Plus if e ever did..be only low right?

Coz e aint understand those fings.

However...RESPECT FOR HIM!!!! FAIR PLAY AND EVEN WELL DONE.!!!!
Don't knock im maaan I bet the brither pays no tax,,,Aint it. Plus if e ever did..be only low right? Coz e aint understand those fings. However...RESPECT FOR HIM!!!! FAIR PLAY AND EVEN WELL DONE.!!!! Pikey Pete
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9:30am Mon 16 Apr 12

St Retford says...

I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments.

Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet?
I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments. Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet? St Retford
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12:58pm Wed 18 Apr 12

Alicesdad says...

St Retford wrote:
I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments.

Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet?
I do indeed think the spirit is leaving the planet. Too much rap !! People should sing not talk.

.. and what's more he went to Bellemoor and I was a Spud. Absolutely nothing to do with music but I had to mention it.
[quote][p][bold]St Retford[/bold] wrote: I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments. Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet?[/p][/quote]I do indeed think the spirit is leaving the planet. Too much rap !! People should sing not talk. .. and what's more he went to Bellemoor and I was a Spud. Absolutely nothing to do with music but I had to mention it. Alicesdad
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7:18pm Thu 19 Apr 12

rudolph_hucker says...

St Retford wrote:
I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments.

Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet?
HA it left many years ago.
[quote][p][bold]St Retford[/bold] wrote: I think the quality I look for most in a pop star is the ability to make shrewd financial investments. Do you ever get the feeling the spirit of rock'n'roll is leaving the planet?[/p][/quote]HA it left many years ago. rudolph_hucker
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7:42pm Thu 19 Apr 12

rudolph_hucker says...

does he still sing his own name on his raps so we all know who he is
i am glad he was lampooned on bo selecta, which imo was far far more entertaining than craig david ever will be
also at 31 why is he on on the young rich list, it used to be for people aged 30 and under
does he still sing his own name on his raps so we all know who he is i am glad he was lampooned on bo selecta, which imo was far far more entertaining than craig david ever will be also at 31 why is he on on the young rich list, it used to be for people aged 30 and under rudolph_hucker
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