Month: September 2008

UK TALENT: UK RAPPERS FREESTYLE

It’s that time again when I feature some UK talent on Mad News – The good, the bad and the damn right ugly. Check out UK rappers 031 freestyling. [Start from mark 1:50] I am going to leave it for you all to decide what box this should go in. Did you think the freestyling was good, bad or just damn right ugly? Your thoughts please…..

PICS OF THE DAY: CONDE NAST MEDIA GROUP’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY OF FASHION ROCKS SHOW

The 5th anniversary of the Fashion Rocks show took place last night (September 5th) at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Beyonce Beyonce performs with Justin Timberlake Beyonce as the legendary singer Etta James (she will play her in a new flim) Mariah Carey, Mary J Blige, Beyonce, and Miley Cyrus Mariah Carey Mary J Blige and Kid Rock Rihanna Mariah, Mary and Beyonce Ashanti, Natasha Bedingfield and Nicole Scherzinger Beyonce and Etta James Mary Leona Lewis, Ciara, Carrie Underwood, Mariah []

UK TV: YELL.COM COMMERCIAL – ‘HARLEM GANGSTA BLOC PARTY’

Some of you will have already seen the funny (well I think it’s funny) new Yell.com commercial featuring former TV personality and radio host Normski, playing flamboyant character Fresno. This will be a long running advertising campaign featuring Normski, and I am actually happy to see him back on television. That’s a lucrative gig you got there Norm. Nice….. Any way this has been bugging me. Is that Ja Rule at mark 0.08? Somebody please confirm….. “Harlemshire” LOL!

PICS OF THE DAY: THE BMI URBAN AWARDS

The BMI Urban Awards took place at the Wilshire Theater in Los Angeles last night (September 4th) Janet Jackson (L-R) Jackie Jackson, Randy Jackson, Chris Tucker, Marlon Jackson, and Tito Jackson. The Jackson brothers with parents Katherine and Joe Jackson T-Pain *sigh* with  VP of writer/publisher relations for BMI Catherine Brewton and BMI President & CEO Del Bryant.   VP of writer/publisher relations for BMI Catherine Brewton and BMI President & CEO Del Bryant with Cee-lo Jackie Jackson and Janet Jackson Katherine and Joe Jackson []

VIDEO: JUELZ SANTANA PARTYING WITH “PROMOTERS” IN LONDON

After making their way down to Juelz’s hotel and causing a scene, London boy “promoters” and the rapper called a truce and partied it up in a London night club.  Apparently Juelz will team up with “promoter” boys and will return to these shores next year for a few live dates. If he has any sense he will tour the rest of the world and just bypass the UK. Too much aggro, too many foolish people here, who don’t know how to act. And any way chances are the authorities will ensure []

US NEWS: POLICE OFFER OVER HALF A MILLION DOLLARS TO HELP CATCH SERIAL KILLER

Officials in Los Angeles are offering half a million dollars to help catch a serial killer who has murdered at least 10 women and one man in two sprees over the past 20 years. All the victims were black and were found in or near South Los Angeles. Police believe some of the women were prostitutes. Seven women and a man were killed by the same handgun in a three-year period starting in August 1985. The women had been sexually assaulted and []

QUOTES OF THE DAY: RICK ROSS (THE MAN HAS NO SENSE AND NO SHAME!!!!)

“I’m a 10millionare now…” “I done been interviewed for 2 different homicides, not saying I was the shooter…” “I’m probably the only artist in the game that can say they was raised or well affiliated with a nigga that made America’s Most Wanted. And that aint nothing to glorify, I cry about that every day…I cry for my nigga cuz he’s so real. “ “I never tried to hide my past, or hide nothing. I put my name on the inside of all []