Day: May 29, 2008

UK ARTISTS: LETHAL BIZZLE FT GHETTO – ‘YOU’LL GET WRAPPED’

WTF?????????? I’ve promised to feature the good, the bad, and the ugly from within the UK’s black music scene on Mad News, and this folks goes under ugly… What is Lethal B and Ghetto attempting to school us on here? What are they attempting to teach the idiot British youth out there who spend their days listening to their favourite Stateside rapper’s street exploits and then go on to play “gangsta” at night, starting random beefs and stabbing people to death for the shear fun of it?  Is this track supposed to be their new anthem? []

50 CENT “REALITY” SHOW COMING TO MTV

Rapper 50 Cent is teaming with MTV to produce an untitled reality show for the network announced yesterday (May 28). According to MTV, the elimination style reality show follows 16 contestants as they attempt to master the “skills that took 50 Cent from the streets to corporate America.” The rapper will judge the contestants each week, until the finale, where a winner will receive a full scholarship to an undergraduate or graduate business program. Like T.I.‘s upcoming reality show, 50 Cent’s untitled []

R.KELLY TRIAL: MYSTERIOUS PHONE CALL HALTS TRIAL

The R.Kelly child pornography trial came to an abrupt halt yesterday after the defence team received a call from a potential witness who said he could help the R&B star’s case. Kelly’s attorney, Sam Adam Sr, said he did not know about the witness until he received the call this morning. Judge Vincent Gaughan said the attorneys would need to depose the man before bringing him as a witness. “I have no idea what’s going on,” Gaughan said in the Chicago courthouse. “It might []