MC Tunes (born Nicholas William Dennis Hodgson, 1970) is a British rapper from the suburb of Moss Side in Manchester. His name was legally changed to Lockett in 1981. Tunes was one of the big promoters of the Madchester-era during the 1980s and 1990s. Tunes first worked with 808 State on the 1990 album, The North At Its Heights (ZTT Records). The album was a moderate success, reaching #26 in the UK Albums Chart, and also saw European and Japanese releases.