Day: September 17, 2008

2008 BET HIP HOP AWARDS: BEST UK HIP HOP ACT NOMINEES

The nominees are: DIZZEE RASCAL WILEY CHIPMUNK SKEPTA GIGGS             GHETTO         Some of the acts here deserve to be nominated, but others just make me cringe with embarrassment. Can you guess which acts those are? I wonder who the lucky winner will be …….. The awards ceremony will take place in Atlanta on October 18th, and will then air on US television on October 23rd.  The ceremony will probably air here in the UK sometime after that (a week later). But we []

UK NEWS: URBAN MUSIC AWARDS 2008 NEWS

Not only do we have the MOBO Awards, we also have the UMA’s (Urban Music Awards) which will take place  in November. Yey!!!! Estelle is again leading the way in award nominations, this time picking up nods in five categories for the UK Urban Music Awards (UMAs). Last week, it was revealed that the singer, 28, had five nods for this year’s MOBO (Music of Black Origin Awards). Dance act Booty Luv are up for three UMAs – best crossover act, best dance act and []

VIDEO OF THE DAY: R KELLY SPEAKS ON PORN CHARGES FOR THE FIRST TIME SINCE ‘NOT GUILTY’ VERDICT

R Kelly’s spoken publicly for the first time since being cleared of child pornography charges in America. The R&B star, 41, said he had come out of the experience stronger and hoped to move on with his life and career. Asked by Black Entertainment Television (BET) if he had a weakness for teenage girls, he replied: “When you say teenage, how old do you mean? “I have some 19-year-old friends, but I don’t like anyone illegal if that’s what we are talking []