Day: September 25, 2008

UK HIP HOP FLASH BACK: THE WEE PAPA GIRL RAPPERS – ‘WE RULE’/’HEAT IT UP’

What can I say about siblings The Wee Papa Girl Rappers….   They were the poor man’s Salt ‘n’ Pepa UK style.  They were MAINSTREAM!!!!! I wasn’t a fan at all! But they did manage to walk away with two top ten hit singles under their belts back in the late 80s, and if my memory serves me correctly their debut album didn’t do too badly either…… ‘We Rule’ Circa 1988  ‘Heat It Up’ Circa 1988 I wonder where they are now…… About these ads

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UK HIP HOP FLASH BACK: THE COOKIE CREW – ‘ I GOT TO KEEP ON’

I’m not sure if my US based visitor’s will remember this duo, but I’m sure some of my UK visitors will. Female Hip Hop duo The Cookie Crew hailed from Clapham South West London, and were pretty big back in the late 80s. They also enjoyed some success Stateside.   Check out their 1989 hit ‘I Got To Keep On’ I wonder where they are now……

MAN CHARGED WITH BATTERY AFTER BREAKING WIND TOWARDS A POLICE OFFICER

Can a police officer really be this pathetic? LMAO!!! SMH…… Via The London Paper A man has been charged with battery against a police officer after breaking wind and fanning it toward a patrolman. According to the police file Jose Cruz, 34, of West Virginia, moved toward Patrolman TE Parsons, lifted his leg and “passed gas loudly” which was “insulting” to Parsons. TE Parson’s you are one sad man! LMAO!!!!

UK NEWS: BUSTA RHYMES RELEASED!

After being detained by UK Immigration officials today for NO GOOD REASON, rapper Busta Rhymes has been released. Via The London Paper Busta Rhymes has been released after being barred from entering the UK today. His detention throwing plans for an anti-violence gig into chaos. Organisers of the gig were said to be considering Ludacris as his replacement. But Busta’s lawyer intervened and a High Court Judge agreed that the decision to detain was unlawful. The 36 year old MC was released immediately. The […]

BUSTA RHYMES DETAINED AT LONDON CITY AIRPORT

Rapper Busta Rhymes has been detained at London’s City Airport after being refused entry to the UK because of “unresolved convictions” in the US. The star arrived on Thursday morning to perform at a charity gig on Friday. Immigration officials tried to put him on an immediate flight out of the country to Amsterdam but Rhymes’ lawyer secured an injunction preventing this. The 36-year-old is now being held while officials debate whether to let him enter the UK, the gig’s organiser said. […]

AKON SIGNS UK RAPPER SWAY

READ This has been on the cards for about a year and a half now. I guess now it’s “official”. Well… this will be interesting. Actually this union could prove to be a successful one for Sway. He’s a grafter and will make it work. Unlike some UK artists I could mention (ahem.. ahem.. Wiley), who sign to majors/their subsidiaries and then head for the hills when it suddenly dawns on them that they will be expected to WORK!!!!   

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