Month: November 2011

JUMP OFF TV (UK) DEBATE – ARE CAREER HOOK UPS CREDIBLE OR JUST CRINGEWORTHY?

After N-Dubz’s Producer and Tulisa’s boyfriend Fazer was chosen by Simon Cowell to produce the X-Factor finalists winning song, it raised some questions: – Are Hook Ups/Bring Ins Credible or Cringeworthy? …. These days (especially in the world of crummy media) it’s not WHAT you know but WHO you know. Your thoughts please…. About these ads

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UK NEWS: LEVI ROOTS WINS REGGAE REGGAE SAUCE LEGAL FIGHT OVER “SECRET” RECIPE

I knew this would go in Levi’s favour.  I bet he is celebrating at home now with a plate of jerk chicken dripping in Reggae Reggae Sauce. Via BBC News A Brixton cafe owner has lost his High Court fight to be recognised as the creator of the recipe for a sauce made famous by a Dragons’ Den contestant. Anthony Bailey claimed Levi Roots, the singer who made Reggae Reggae Jerk/BBQ Sauce a success, had derived the sauce from his “unique and […]

VIDEO: THE COMMUNITY CHANNEL: LONDON 360 EVENT

Last week industry folk and celebrities gathered at City Hall for The Community Channel’s LONDON 360 event. Can you believe that Mad News didn’t receive an invitation to this event? The whole of London received an invitation apart from me. Even the man who sells The Big Issue outside the Tesco’s near where I work received an invitation. It’s a travesty!  I guess I have been well and truly blacklisted. :D Anyway LONDON 360 is a regular TV and online magazine news show all about London and its communities, made by […]

NEW FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE VIDEO IGNITES RACE ROW /ONLINE PETITION SET UP CALLING FOR THE BAND TO APOLOGISE

Check the latest video from Florence and Machine ‘No Light , No Light, which is interesting. The video has apparently ignited a race row because of its imagery. Florence is in a church along with a group of choir boys and I am guessing they represent all that is good and innocent in the world. Then up pops a man ( it looks like he has been rolled in tar), who practices Voodoo, chases after a terrified Florence, sticks pins in to a doll and dances/rolls around the floor of […]

VIDEO: 50 CENT WANTS TO FEED 1 BILLION PEOPLE – HE NEEDS YOUR “ENERGY”

A message from 50 Cent. For Thanksgiving this week, I wanted to thank you all for supporting my Street King movement. We’ve provided millions of meals through the World Food Programme but we’ve got a long way to go to reach 1 billion. Let’s remember why we’re doing this. Watch my Thanksgiving video and click Share below to pass it on to your friends …. This is positive but once he has succeeded in feeding 1 billion people… then what???

UK TV NEWS: REGGIE YATES SET TO HOST ‘THE VOICE UK’

It has been confirmed that BBC Radio DJ/ TV presenter/the voice of Rastamouse Reggie Yates, will co-host The Voice UK alongside Holly Willoughby. In a statement Yates said, “I’m so delighted to get this job and be part of such a credible music show. The format of The Voice in America has worked brilliantly and I have no doubt it will be just as successful on British TV.” Well… old Reg has come a long way. I remember when he used to present a CBBC show […]

UK EVENT: AFRIKAN BOY & TY @ RICH MIX (LONDON)

London-based Grime MC Afrikan Boy and UK Hip Hop don TY will be jointly headlining The Shrine at Rich Mix! In support is Madagascar’s inspirational singer and guitarist Nogabe Randriaharimalala and The Shrine resident & BBC Radio 3’s Max Reinhardt will be on the decks. Viva Rebel Music! AFRIKAN BOY & TY Rich Mix 2 December 2011 / 8.00pm / £6 adv

VIDEO: MILK + HONEY (EPISODE 2)

New online drama Milk + Honey is a scripted series that follows the spiritual, professional and romantic journeys of four young and ambitious women navigating the lights, smoke and mirrors of Hollywood. The series is executive produced by British actor Idris Elba and the Brown Paper Dolls. Click HERE if you missed episode 1.

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