Month: July 2009

WHITNEY HOUSTON’S NEW ALBUM PUSHED FORWARD

It’s been reported that Whitney Houston’s highly anticipated new album I Look To You has been pushed forward. The album was originally set to be released on September 1st, but will now drop on August 31st because of “continuous excitement”. I’m so used to hearing about albums being pushed back, so this is a pleasant change. Best of luck Whitney! About these ads

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UK NEWS: JADE GOODY’S MOTHER SAYS ‘I’LL HAVE A BABY GIRL FOR JADE’

Via The Metro Jade Goody’s mother plans to fall pregnant so she can have the girl her daughter always longed for. Jackiey Budden, 51, said she was confident she could conceive naturally and didn’t ‘even need to think about IVF’. She added: ‘Jade would be over the moon for me if I got pregnant and I think it would be a wonderful tribute to her.’ Budden is expected to recruit the services of new boyfriend Jason Cooper, 36, who is considering having […]

UK ARTIST: XO MAN – ‘MICROWAVE’

XO Man celebrates his Hugo Urban Rules win with The Sugababes Check out South London born rapper XO Man’s single/official video Microwave. XO Man burst on to the UK scene after winning the Hugo Urban Rules talent contest in December 2008. I only recently found out that XO Man won Hugo Urban Rules, which I guess shows a complete lack of interest on my part when it comes to contests of this nature…. Quirky, different and a mix of genres here!  This track will eventually become a commercial […]

UK NEWS: MODEL’S MURDERER JAILED FOR LIFE

Murderer: Ricardo Morrison Via BBC News A man jailed for life for murdering his model girlfriend is “dangerous beyond words”, a judge has said. Ricardo Morrison, 22, from Birmingham, must serve a minimum of 24 years for killing Amy Leigh Barnes, 19, in Farnworth, near Bolton, last November. Manchester Crown Court heard Miss Barnes was stabbed nine times and found bleeding to death by her father. Sentencing Morrison, Mr Justice MacDuff said he was an “evil man” with a history of abusing […]

UK NEWS: RICHARD BLACKWOOD TO STAR ALONG SIDE JAMES EARL JONES WHEN HIT THEATRE PRODUCTION ‘CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF’ COMES TO LONDON

[Thanks Nessa] Richard Blackwood, Derek Griffiths and Nina Sosanya will join the previously announced Sanaa Lathan, Adrian Lester, Phylicia Rashad and James Earl Jones in Debbie Allen’s sell-out Broadway production of Tennessee Williams’ Cat On A Hot Tin Roof.  Produced by Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones for Front Row Productions, Cat On A Hot Tin Roofwill run at the Novello Theatre from 21 November to 10 April 2010. The cast is Richard Blackwood (Brightie), Guy Burgess (Lacey), Claudia Cadette (Nanny), Peter De […]

QUOTE OF THE DAY: KANYE WEST

Via Rhymes With Snitch “You know everyone loves and respects Michael but times change. It’s so sad to see Michael gone but it makes a path for a new King of Pop and I’m willing to take that on. There’s nobody who can match me in sales and in respect so it only makes sense for me to take over Michael’s crown and become the new King. First there was Elvis, then there was Michael, now in the 21st century its Kanye’s […]

NEW MUSIC: JAY-Z, RIHANNA & KANYE WEST – ‘RUN THIS TOWN’

‘Run This Town’ is taken from Jay-Z’s highly anticipated album, ‘Blue Print 3′ People have been going crazy, wetting themselves over this track, like its the best thing since sliced bread! But as far as I am concerned it’s just OK!!!!! Others have also said that Kanye kills Jay on his own track. Kanye’s verse is just OK!!!! It’s nothing to write home about! Your thoughts please….

PRIDE MAGAZINE FRONT COVER (AUGUST 09 ISSUE)

Source Yes that’s right singer/cover girl Beverley Knight is about to launch her very own cosmetics range which will cater to all skin types, and in particular women who possess a darker skin complexion. K by Beverley Knight  launches on September 17th and will  be exclusively available to purchase at Selfridges department store for one month. The range will then become available at John Lewis and other leading retail outlets in October. Well done Beverley, I wish you the best of luck with this venture. I ride for MAC cosmetics all day every day! But […]

UK ARTIST: CHERRI V – ‘TIL THE SUN COMES UP’

Check out singer/song writer Cherri V, who I hope will go on to do big things here in the UK. Cherri’s single Til The Sun Comes Up is a brilliant track that successfully meshes the genres of Rock, Pop and R&B. I also love the spin she’s put on the Nirvana classic Smells Like Teen Spirit. Mad News verdict: A HIT! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss? Til The Sun Comes Up now available on ITunes. Cherri V Official website: http://www.cherriv.com

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