Norman Quentin Cook adopted the new pseudonym Fatboy Slim in 1996.He is British DJ, electronic dance music musician, and record producer. He is a pioneer of the big beat genre that achieved mainstream popularity in the 1990s. Cook has achieved considerable success in the UK charts, performing as Fatboy Slim and has won 10 MTV Video Music Awards and two Brit Awards, and his most notable tracks include "Weapon of choice","Praise you" ,"The Rockerfeller skank ","That Old Pair Of Jeans" and "Right here Right now". Cook has been awarded a star on Brighton's Walk of Fame, next to that of Winston Churchill. 'Q Magazine' named FatBoy Slim in their list of ' 50 Bands To See Before You Die '.
On 9 September 1999, he performed "Praise You" at the 1999 MTV Music Awards in New York City, and won three awards, including the award for 'Best Breakthrough Video'
At the 2001 MTV Music Awards in New York, Fatboy Slim won 6 awards for "Weapon of Choice", the most awards at the ceremony.
Fatboy Slim's greatest hits album 'Why Try Harder' was released on 19 June 2006. It comprises eighteen tracks, including ten Top 40 singles, a couple of Number Ones and two exclusive new tracks – "Champion Sound" and "That Old Pair of Jeans".
Cook has also been responsible for successful remixes for Cornershop, Beastie Boys, A Tribe Called Quest, and Wildchild. In 2008, he did a remix of the track "Amazonas" for the charity Bottletop.
Cook released a mix album in 2010 titled The Legend Returns as a covermount album in the June 2010 issue of MixMag.
Cook returned as Fatboy Slim when performing at 'Ultra Music Festival' in Miami in March 2011.He has performed over 70 gigs across the world in 2011.