Month: November 2009

PICS: SERENA WILLIAMS AND COMMON VISIT BARBADOS

Tennis champion Serena Williams and rapper/actor boyfriend Common have been photographed on holiday in Barbados. Common has become oh so Hollywood.  Hanging out with A-listers, starring in big budget movies and now he’s taken up horse riding as a hobbie…. [Thanks Ronke] Via The YBF Click here to view more pics… No comment…………. About these ads

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UK MUSIC NEWS: 1XTRA LIVE INTERVIEWS TAIO CRUZ

The 1xtra live concert took place over the weekend in Sheffield (England) and Mad News was not invited! Can you believe it??? It’s an absolute travesty! I would have given anything to have heard with my own ears, rapper Chipmunk tell a predominately caucasian audience to call him “Munky”.  Ha ha ha! I have to laugh because if I don’t I’ll cry. Anyway check out “equal opportunities employer” Taio Cruz’s interview with I’m guessing a 1Xtra radio personality. I’m sorry I’ve never seen this guy before and I don’t tune in […]

UK NEWS: ROCK BAND ARRESTED AT GUN POINT AFTER COUNCIL CCTV OFFICIAL MISTAKES MUSIC EQUIPMENT FOR HAND GUN

Brixton based rock band The Thirst has received an apology from the police force after a CCTV operator falsely informed them that the men had a handgun in their car.   Via The Mail Online A police force has apologised after 30 armed officers in a fleet of vehicles and a helicopter swooped on innocent band members as they prepared for a gig. Staffordshire Police held four members of The Thirst at gunpoint, along with their manager and a friend – after a council CCTV […]

SUSAN BOYLE MAKES UK CHART HISTORY

Singer Susan Boyle has made UK Chart history and gone straight in at No.1. The Britain’s Got Talent runner-up has sold 410,000 copies (first week) of her debut album I Dreamed A Dream. Simon Cowell who is extremely happy and rubbing his hands together like Fagan from Oliver Twist said, he was proud of Boyle and added that the success could not have happened to a nicer person.

UK NEWS: THE DUCHESS OF CORNWALL ATTACKS ‘TERRIFYING’ MUSIC VIDEOS

Via The Daily Mail The Duchess of Cornwall yesterday spoke for the first time about the way youngsters are sexualized by explicit rap videos. Camilla was taking part in a discussion with victims of sexual violence during a visit to a rape crisis centre when the topic turned to how music videos affect teenagers today. She told an audience of women that children thought they could get away with things because teachers failed to punish them. Referring to the images children are […]

VIDEO: SPEECH DEBELLE’S RENDITION OF TAKE THAT’S ‘PRAY’ / MELTDOWN

I previously reported that rapper Speech Debelle suffered humiliation after attempting to rap through Take That’s 1993 track Pray. Now check out the video footage… [Thanks Alison] CLICK HERE TO WATCH. That was embarrassing to watch! Terrible…. just terrible……….. Especially after the performance. ‘I don’t do that Take S**t’. I have a sneaking suspicion that Speech and her hype woman were both drunk. So unprofessional. She has a lot to learn. I’ve been informed that Speech is desperate to tell her side of the story […]

SLEEK HAIR CASTING (LONDON) -TOMORROW (NOVEMBER 27TH)

LMC in conjunction with Sleek Hair will be holding a last minute casting for models TOMORROW – FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER at Sleek’s head offices in London. Successful models will be asked to model at a photo shoot in the first week of December which will be used on Sleek’s packaging/advertising.   We are looking for 17 female models, 10 from a Black/Mixed background and 7 from a Caucasian background.   To apply email two headshots and one full length shot as well your sizes […]

UK NEWS: SPEECH DEBELLE BOOED BY TAKE THAT FANS

Via BBC News Mercury winner Speech Debelle was booed by Take That fans as she tried to rap one of their songs at a London event in honour of the group. The rapper was one of a host of stars performing at the launch of the SingStar Take That video game. Debelle chose to rap her way through the 1993 hit single Pray, leading to boos from some of the 500-strong crowd. She was also criticised by host James Corden, who said […]

UK TV: ‘DUMBED DOWN’ GMTV FACES AXE DUE TO POOR RATINGS

Via Mail Online ITV could axe GMTV over its poor ratings after it today became the sole owner of the breakfast TV franchise. The Coronation Street broadcaster already owns 75 per cent of the early morning TV show but has now bought the remaining stake from Disney for more than £22million. Now that it has complete control it is expected ITV will scrap the brand and replace it with its own breakfast-style offering. ITV executives have grown frustrated with GMTV’s poor ratings […]

PURCHASE RIHANNA’S NEW ALBUM RATED R FOR $0.99

  Island Def Jam and the dark priestess must be REALLY desperate! It looks like the styling and profiling around the world, the 20/20 interview, and the new dark ‘risque’ image have all FLOPPED big time.  The public simply isn’t interested. Insiders say that Rated R is set to shift only 160k units first week sales.  When you consider the amount of money spent on the album’s promotion/marketing etc – that’s DIRE! NINETY-NINE CENTS!!!! Oh the shame! Click here for more information

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