Month: June 2011

UK NEWS: EASTENDERS STAR BUNMI MOJEKWU (MERCI) AND RAPPER AMPLIFY DOT ‘TRADE BLOWS’ VIA TWITTER

I came across our latest UK Twitter “spat” over at Pappzd.com earlier today, and from what I gather it all started when female emcee Amplify Dot tweeted that Eastenders star Bunmi Mojekwu (who plays Merci in the soap) “is wedge” (meaning thick). But this didn’t go down too well with Bunmi.  Click HERE to read. Then came the insults and to my surprise Bunmi held her own. Click HERE to read more. But it was the remarks below from Amplify that caught my attention. @BoeBrown yeah but your hardly Albert Square's eye candy […]

UK MUSIC NEWS: TINCHY STRYDER AND DIONNE BROMFIELD RECORD OLYMPIC TORCH RELAY SONG – SPINNIN’ FOR 2012

Dionne Bromfield and Tinchy Stryder, have teamed up to record an official Olympic Torch Relay song ”Spinnin’ For 2012”. The lyrics for the song, originally written and recorded by Speech Debelle, have been re-written by Tinchy & Dionne to produce as uplifting and inspirational song as you’re likely to hear all summer. “Spinnin’ For 2012”  will create the perfect soundtrack to what will be an epic 8,000 mile journey over 70 days which aims  to take the Olympic Flame within 1 hour’s […]

SINGER BEVERLEY KNIGHT BLASTS X-FACTOR

  “A lot of my friends say that I should go on that show, but I don’t think I could get into bed with that monstrosity,”. “I couldn’t ever stand there and effectively tell them how to become a superstar. They won’t be, and a huge amount of money will be sunk into them that could have gone to someone who has worked hard for it. I love to give my advice and expertise to artists who are putting in the groundwork, […]

R.KELLY SET TO PERFORM AT REGGAE SUMFEST 2011

It has been announced that R.Kelly will perform at this years Reggae Sumfest which takes place July 21-23 in Montego Bay Jamaica. Johnny Gourzong, executive producer of the event said, “The Reggae Sumfest team is excited to be presenting R. Kelly on the Sumfest stage. We have been trying to contract him for the last five years and it is great to see that it is finally happening. We are expecting a spectacular performance from Mr. Kelly.” It will be R Kelly’s second performance […]

UK COMEDY: MEET THE ADEBANJO’S – SHORT REVIEW

On the 26th June the first episode of the highly anticipated British-Nigerian sitcom Meet The Adebanjo’s debuted online at midnight. First let me say that the team behind this sitcom have worked extremely hard to get to this point so congratulations to them. Now on to my thoughts….. In the first episode viewers were introduced to the mother (Gladys), bumbling tight-fisted father (Bayo), pre-teen son (Toby) who wants to be a ‘player’ and thinks he’s a bit of a ‘ladies man’, annoying […]

2011 BET AWARDS – THE WINNERS

The 2011 BET Awards took place last night in Los Angeles. Check out the list of  lucky winners below. Best Female R&B Artist * Rihanna Jennifer Hudson Beyoncé Marsha Ambrosius Keri Hilson Best Male R&B Artist * Chris Brown Cee-Lo Green Bruno Mars Trey Songz Usher Best Group * Diddy Dirty Money Cali Swag District N.E.R.D. New Boyz Travis Porter Best Female Hip Hop Artist * Nicki Minaj Diamond Cymphonique Lola Monroe Best Male Hip Hop Artist * Kanye West B.o.B Drake […]

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