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Goldie

Goldie was a member of a breakdance crew Westside, based in the Whitmore Reans and Heath Town areas of Wolverhampton, in the 1980s. Goldie's nickname was Goldilocks he wore his light brown hair in dreadlocks at the time which he later shortened to "Goldie".[citation needed] Goldie later joined a breakdance crew called the Bboys, and made his name as a graffiti artist in the West Midlands. Goldie's artwork around Birmingham and Wolverhampton was featured heavily in Afrikaa Bambaataa's documentary Bombing (which was broadcast on Channel 4 in the UK).
Goldie took part in the largest ever British graffiti art battle alongside Bristol artist Robert "3D" Del Naja, who later formed Massive Attack. Goldie is also mentioned for his graffiti in the book Spraycan Art by Henry Chalfant and James Prigoff, which contains several samples of his art.

In 1986, Goldie moved to Miami, Florida and started a business selling grills, something he has turned into a trademark.