Talk of the 'toon: Gorillaz Jamie Hewlett

Mark Sutherland

Jamie Hewlett is the creative mastermind behind the Gorillaz cartoon personas – but he’s also integral to how the band works. He talks to Music Week...

Jamie Hewlett might be the artistic genius behind Gorillaz’s unique visual appeal, but that didn’t stop Lou Reed telling him to fuck off.

“Lou came to the studio and the first thing he said was, ‘Who the fuck is he?’ – and pointed at me,” laughs Hewlett as he remembers the sessions for ...

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