Month: August 2008

MICHELLE WILLIAMS ON THE WENDY WILLIAMS SHOW

This is the first time that I’ve actually sat and listened to Michelle’s track ‘We Break The Dawn’. I like it! But Michelle’s live vocals sound a little off in parts……… And look at Wendy’s hair (smh) What was she thinking? Wendy is one strange old bird…… Any way your thoughts please….. Michelle performs ‘We Break The Dawn’ Michelle sits and chats to Wendy

UK EVENT: LIVE & UP

The up and coming Live and Up community event, that is set to take place on Sunday August 17th at Burgess Park,  will celebrate the London Borough of Southwark and the diversity of cultures that reside in Southwark. Not the sterotypical criminal, one dimensional demographic that the British media loves to portray on a daily basis.  A long with the exciting and unique fusion of live music that will take centre stage on the day, this FREE event will also feature a fun fair on the grounds. Directions to Burgess Park: Buses: 12, 35, 40, 45, 63, []

STROKE KILLED ISAAC HAYES

Soul legend Isaac Hayes, who died aged 65 on Sunday, was killed by a stroke, US authorities have said. The musician’s doctor listed it on his death certificate, while there has been no post mortem, said Memphis sheriff’s spokesman Steve Shular. Mr Shular added that Dr David Kraus was treating Hayes, who suffered a stroke in 2006, for high blood pressure. The Oscar-winner was found at home by members of his family lying next to a treadmill which was still switched on. []

PICS OF THE DAY: VIBE MAGAZINE 15TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

The Vibe Magazine 15th Anniversary Celebration took place last night (August 12th) in New York. Rapper T.I and Swizz Beatz Vibe Editor-In-Chief Danyel Smith and Swizz Beatz Estelle with The Retro Kids Estelle Sandy “Pepa” Denton and Kevin Liles Tracee Ellis Ross and Heavy D Angie Martinez, Danyel Smith, Sandy ‘Pepa’ Denton and T.I Brand Nubian Rapper Grand Puba Lil Vicious Vin Rock and Treach (Naughty By Nature) Photographs: WireImage

ANTIGUA TO INTRODUCE DEATH PENALTY AFTER THE MURDERS OF BRITISH HONEYMOON COUPLE

Antigua’s government will introduce the death penalty for crimes involving weapons in the wake of the murders of a British honeymoon couple. Catherine was killed and Ben Mullany died later in hospital in Swansea The new sentencing legislation will be introduced for anyone who uses a gun or knife in a crime which results in death or serious injury. The inquest into the fatal shootings of honeymoon couple Ben and Catherine Mullany has been opened and adjourned. Three forensics staff from the []

COMEDIAN STEVE HARVEY SHAMED

Picture Source Website Rhymeswithsnitch has put comedian Steve Harvey on blast… In the wake of comedian Bernie Mac’s untimely death, Steve who starred with Bernie in the classic movie/documentary ‘Kings Of Comedy’, called in to CNN yesterday and spoke of missing Bernie and how much he loved him. Well That Bitch over at Snitch remembered an interview that Bernie conducted with Ebony Magazine, where he stated that he and Steve were no longer friends, because after Bernie got the role in ‘Ocean’s 11’, Steve and his publicist went behind his back and contacted the []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: KANYE WEST

“Open your f**king minds. Open your minds. Be accepting of different people and let people be who they are. You know how many people came to me calling me gay cause I wear my jeans the fresh way? Or because I said hey, dude, how you gonna say ‘fag’ right in front of a gay dude’s face and act like that’s ok. That s**t is disrespectful. Coming from Chicago, where if you saw somebody that was gay you were supposed to stay []

ISAAC HAYES DIES AT 65

Isaac Hayes died early today (August 10) in Memphis Tennesse AllHipHop.com has learned. The pioneering R&B singer was found laying on the floor near a tread mill in his home. Hayes, 65, was rushed to Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, where he was pronounced dead, around 2:00 am. (Source) no.. no… no…. 😦 Rest In Peace Isaac