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N-Dubz rapper 'recovering well' after being kicked in the face by horse


The rapper Dappy is recovering after being kicked in the face by a horse.

The 26-year-old, whose real name is Costadinos Contostavlos, spent a night in hospital after being injured on Wednesday while riding the animal on the grounds of his home in Hertfordshire.

The horse was said to have been startled, throwing him off before stamping in his face. Known for his trademark Andean-inspired chullo hats, Dappy found fame in N-Dubz, a hip-hop trio originally from Camden which scored eight top 40 hits in the UK charts. He is “recovering well”, a spokesman said.