Month: February 2012

UK NEWS: FOOTBALLER JOHN TERRY WINS BID TO HAVE DINNER WITH BOY BAND JLS (WHAT A FARCE)

Desperate to prove to the world that he is not racist Chelsea skipper and England’s former captain John Terry apparently bid and paid £16,000 for a dinner with boy band JLS at a charity bash last night. The event was held to raise money for the Help For Heroes and Cancer Research charities at The Brewery in London. A grateful JLS later tweeted, “Cancer research went in tonight!! thanks for John terry for helping to raise over 30k on a JLS lot!excellent […]

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UK NEWS: ACTOR ASHLEY WALTERS BECOMES THE FIRST GUEST EDITOR OF FLAVOUR MAGAZINE

Inside Men and Top Boy star Ashley Walters guest edits the March/April edition of popular youth culture publication Flavour Magazine. In his role as Guest Editor, Ashley reveals his Top 10 music artists that act and interviews Flavour’s cover star Alexandra Burke. When asked about his role as Guest Editor Walters said, It’s been hard work juggling everything as guest editor and it was more work than I thought! But it’s been good fun getting to know what it takes to put together […]

UK NEWS: JAMES MURDOCH TO STEP DOWN AS NEWS INTERNATIONAL CHAIRMAN

Via Digital Spy James Murdoch is to step down as executive chairman of News International newspapers in the UK, it has been announced. News Corporation confirmed this afternoon that Murdoch, the son of Rupert Murdoch, will no longer chair the board at the group that includes companies publishing The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun. He has been widely criticised for his handling of the phone hacking scandal that led to the closure of the News of the World last year, […]

VIDEO: JUMP OFF TV UK (DEBATE) – ARE AFRICAN JOKES PLAYED OUT?

The debaters got together with two special guests and discussed how far ethnic jokes can go before they become played out. With the African culture becoming a more popular topic amongst comedians, Babatunde (comedian) also had his own opinion on the matter. Here are some of the questions and points that were raised and discussed during the debate: – How far will African jokes go before they get boring? – Can African jokes reach out to the mainstream? – Are Ethnic jokes […]

VIDEO: TIM WESTWOOD FREE “RAVE” – CONTESTANTS ENTER DANCE COMPETITION (NO WORDS…..)

Over the weekend Tim “Big Dawg” Westwood hosted a FREE “rave” at the O2 Arena. Photographs of the event were then posted on Facebook and then promptly removed by Westwood because they created such a stir. I have only been able to see a few of the pictures and all I can do is shake my head. What an embarrassing MESS!!! Click HERE to view some of the photographs. Anyway at some point during the evening there was a dance competition.  One of my readers Miss Fonteyne sums this footage […]

VIDEO: JUMP OFF UK (DEBATE) – DOES THE ART OF FREESTYLING STILL EXIST?

Our Jump Off debaters got together to discuss two different art forms. The art of writing lyrics versus freestyling. How has the definition of freestyling evolved over time? Is writing lyrics for an MC battle acceptable? What is the definition of a freestyle? … As far as I am concerned freestyling is straight off the top of the dome. END OF! Now you have people going on the Tim Westwood show (for example) fooling the 90s babies in to believing that the lyrics coming from out of their mouths has […]

UK NEWS: PLAQUE HONOUR FOR ‘FIRST BLACK STAR’ ELISABETH WELCH

The BBC reports that the singer Elisabeth Welch is to be commemorated with an English Heritage blue plaque in south-west London. Welch is the second black woman to be honoured with a blue plaque in London (who was the first?) The plaque will be unveiled in Ovington Court, Kensington, which was her home during the 1930s when she rose to fame on the cabaret circuit. The performer died aged 99 in 2003 and has been described as “Britain’s first black star”. Welch was born […]

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