Month: July 2008

REV JESSE JACKSON APOLOGISES TO BARACK OBAMA

“In a shocking blast at Barack Obama that was caught on tape, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said, “I wanna cut his nuts out.” He made the astonishingly vulgar remark as he accused the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee of giving moral lectures to African-Americans. “See, Barack [has] been talking down to black people . . . I wanna cut his nuts out,” Jackson said. His whispered comments – accompanied by his hand-miming a cutting motion – were picked up by a live mike []

NEW MUSIC: MICKEY FACTZ FT D’ANGELO – ‘AFRICA’

Mickey Factz “As an Artist, not a Rapper, we’re obligated to express our opinions on different topics that affect us in some way shape or form. This song is no different. With the help of D’angelo, I bring the soul and love back to the Motherland. Gotta love the culture. Before I drop the link, I want it to be known that Leak #32 will be decided by the fans. Please submit a concept via video or email to Leak32@gfcny.com and the []

QD3 TO RELEASE THE FIRST EVER LIL WAYNE DVD BIOPIC

Producer QD3 has announced plans to release the first ever DVD biopic on the life and career of Lil Wayne. The embryonic project aims to chronicle Wayne’s family background and what drives his famous work ethic. “We at Young Money are thrilled to be working with QD3 on production of The Carter,” explained Wayne’s manager Cortez Bryant to AllHipHop.com. “As Weezy’s manager and lifelong friend, I am excited to see Wayne’s story documented with truth and sincerity.” Directed by Independent Spirit Award []

FEMALE RAPPERS UNITE TO FORM ‘FEM MOVEMENT’

Four of the most recognizable – and possibly most underrated – female rappers in recent years are being united by a new project that aims to renew the female emcee’s presence in commercial Hip-Hop. Babs Bunny, Lady Luck, Amil, and the Lady of Rage have come together to create the Females Earning Money, or FEM Movement. The four women are hoping to reap the benefits of unity without losing their individual solo status, explained co-executive producer Uneek, who developed the new Movement []

UK NEWS: EX-BOXING CHAMPION CHRIS EUBANK (AND FORMER WIFE) GIVE UP TEENAGE SONS FOR ADOPTION

Chris Eubank poses with family for 2003 reality show. (Chris Junior and Sebastian are standing at the back). Chris Eubank has secretly given up his two teenage sons for adoption in America, it was claimed yesterday. The bankrupt ex-boxing champion is said to have handed over the boys to a Las Vegas woman after a chance meeting in Paris. Chris Junior, 18, and 16-year-old Sebastian are living in the Nevada gambling mecca with single mother Irene Hutton, 51. Eubank, 41, was accused of visiting his sons []

UK NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL HIT THE UK NO.1 SPOT

Rapper Dizzee Rascal has captured his first UK number single, which has gone straight in at the top of the chart. Dance Wiv Me won its battle with dance act Basshunter’s song All I Ever Wanted, which came in at number three behind Ne-Yo, last week’s chart topper. Dizzee’s previous high in the singles chart was 11 with Stand Up Tall. (Source) I’m not the biggest Dizzee Rascal fan but I do like this track! Congratulations Dizzee!