Entertainment mogul Sean “Diddy” Combs has joined forces with Emmy winning producer Mark Burnett to lead the search for the next music superstar on a newly approved MTV reality series. The show, titled StarMaker, was greenlit by the network for January 2009. It will feature a group of aspiring solo artists handpicked by Combs, who will compete against each other for a chance to obtain stardom while living together. Contestants will go through StarMaker boot camp, in addition to being evaluated on […]
Black men living in England have a three times higher risk of prostate cancer than white men, figures show. They also tend to be diagnosed five years younger, a study of all cases in London and Bristol found. The results cannot be explained by access to diagnostic tests, awareness of the condition or screening, the British Journal of Cancer reported. Cancer charities said the finding may lead to better care for men at higher risk of the disease. Researchers at the University […]
Photograph: WireImage READ Get well soon Janet. Rumour has it that Janet may in fact be pregnant. If so then congrats Miss Jackson. [Thanks K]
“I was amazed, more than anything. I have a hard time talkin, to people about music that are just that ignorant or that disrespectful . He said that, and I think he was real serious about it. It’s one of those things that people say when they have an album out or a single that’s poppin’ and they get money”. ( Joe remembers the time when “rapper”/one hit wonder J-Kwon told him that he didn’t like Wu-Tang star Raekwon because he stole […]
Ten unruly British teenagers are sent to live with strict families in five different countries in an experiment to find out the right way to bring up a child. In this episode Sam North, 17, from Brighton, and 16-year-old Charlotte Hart from Essex go to Jamaica to live for a week under the Christian regime of the Roses. Mum Sharon is in charge, but Sam refuses to go to church and humiliates her. He’s sent to bed early and Charlotte is homesick […]
A couple of months back I came across pictures of Beyonce and a few other black female celebrities, who were all wearing a stylish brand of fitted jeans that really complemented their curves. I remember thinking at the time ‘where can I get a pair of those jeans?’ because I know they are not sold here in the UK. Anyway I now have my answer! Atlanta based company Perazzi Apparel are the creators of PZI Jeans, designed to fit the woman who has a streamlined waist, fuller hips, and a curvy bottom. Check out models […]
This is funny in so many different ways. Chris taking shots at BET, 106 & Park and southern rappers, the continuous cheering and clapping (for no reason), the girls standing behind Chris (especially the one wearing an afro)… Hilarious… …
Ty and all you other rappers out there hailing from both sides of the Atlantic, need to be jotting down notes when listening to Gucci Mane. The man is a lyrical beast! “Wanna bad bitch gotta have bricks, yeah that makes sense, yeah I make hits, but I still take bricks” Yeah ‘Bricks’ is sure to become a classic! Your thoughts please…..
My Jim Jim is well on his way to becoming a huge star! And look at ole bruk pocket Damon Dash trying to get some shine, rambling on about “passing the torch”. This looks like it’s going to be the movie documentary of the year!!!!!!!!!
Bonsu Thompson you have really surpassed yourself this time. How long did it take you to come up with this gem of a question??? This is CLASS! Music journalism at its absolute best folks! Photo via Im Hip Hop Bonsu: Now, I’ve known you to tell it straight up, so I’ma test you. Does the sound of your butt clapping while having sex make you cum stronger? Robin: [Laughs] Yes! Hearing that builds up my libidio. It lets me know my man is putting in work! (XXL […]