Norman Cook

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Norman Cook

Norman Cook (born Quentin Leo Cook[1] on 16 July 1963), known by his stage name Fatboy Slim, is an English musician, disc jockey, rapper, and record producer.[2] He is known for songs like "Weapon of Choice", "The Rockafeller Skank", "Praise You", "Eat Sleep Rave Repeat", and "Right Here Right Now".

Cook was born in Bromley, Kent. He was raised in Reigate, Surrey. He married Zoe Ball in 1999. The couple have a son and daughter.[3] They separated in 2016.[4]

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  1. Adrian Room, Dictionary of Pseudonyms: 13,000 Assumed Names and Their Origins, 5th edition (Jefferson NC: McFarland & Co., Publishers, 2010), p. 172
  2. All Music Guide to Rock: The Definitive Guide to Rock, Pop, and Soul, eds. Vladimir Bogdanov; Chris Woodstra; Stephen Thomas Erlewine (San Francisco, CA: Backbeat Books, 2002), p. 397
  3. Matt Quinton; Mike Ridley (September 25, 2016). "Zoe Ball's dad blames trauma of mum leaving family for 'self-destruct mode' that caused Fatboy Slim split". The Sun. News Group Newspapers Limited. Retrieved January 30, 2017.
  4. Lisa Mcloughlin; Kate Thomas; Ekin Karasin (October 2, 2016). "'He is distraught': Norman Cook still 'doesn't want a divorce' from Zoe Ball... despite claims she was 'bored'". Daily Mail. Retrieved January 30, 2017.CS1 maint: Multiple names: authors list (link)