Day: April 29, 2010

UK NEWS: WILEY’S MANAGEMENT THREATENS MAD NEWS WITH LEGAL ACTION

Mad News has been threatened with legal action. This threat comes from rapper Wiley’s management team who in APRIL 2010 requested that I remove a blog posted way back in 2008. The story reported that Wiley had fallen out with his management in spectacular fashion. In 2008 Wiley made a point of posting his thoughts on the RWD website, detailing the situation with his manager. HE put it out there in to the public domain that he was unhappy. But in 2010 I […]

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VIDEO: TONI BRAXTON – YESTERDAY

Toni Braxton’s new single Yesterday will be released here in the UK on May 3rd, and her album Pulse will drop on May 10th. The single in my opinion sounds lacklustre. Toni’s other track Hands Tied is well produced and is a hundred times better than this. Yesterday (in parts) also sounds like Beyonce’s Halo. The video – It looks like it was hastily put together. Toni should fire her make-up artist, and it doesn’t look like much thought went in to […]

UK NEWS: PLAYRIGHT BLASTS BBC’S ‘WELCOME TO LAGOS’

Via Digital Spy Nigerian playwright Wole Soyinka has branded a BBC documentary about the slums in Lagos “condescending” and “colonialist”. Aired on BBC Two, three-episode mini-series Welcome To Lagos tracked people living in the poorest areas of the Nigerian city to celebrate their industriousness. Speaking to The Guardian, Nobel Laureate Soyinka said that the documentary was “the most tendentious and lopsided programme” he had ever seen. Despite the series receiving critical praise in the UK, Soyinka said that it demonstrated “the worst […]

VIDEO: GAPPY RANKS – ‘LONG TIME’

Check out reggae artist Gappy Rank’s new single Long Time. This track definitely gets a thumbs up from me. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss? Check out Gappy’s recent interview with Marvin Sparks. Click HERE to read.

UK TV: N-DUBZ APPEAR ON GMTV – DAPPY ADDRESSES EXPOSED DRUG ABUSE

N-Dubz appeared on GMTV earlier this week and group member Dappy addressed the recent photographs that exposed him taking the illegal substance Meow Meow (Mephedrone). Well that was embarrassing to watch! And what is Tulisa talking about? “I don’t condone drugs. I’ve never touched them, never will”. I’m sure it has been documented in the N-Dubz official book that she abused drugs as a teenager.

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