Month: October 2008

UK MUSIC: N-DUBZ – ‘PAPA’ / CRAIG DAVID FT TINCHY STRYDER – ‘WHERE’S YOUR LOVE’

UK MUSIC: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY N-DUBZ – ‘PAPA’ I do respect N-Dubz’s hustle. The group has been persevering together for 10 years and recently saw a change in their fortunes, thanks to their “strange” blend of R&B/Hip Hop. Now on to the track… I actually like the female vocalist’s voice (for some reason), but other than that ‘Papa’, a track that explores the subject matter of death and loss, sounds weak and badly produced.  And don’t even get me started on the other the top/”highly emotional” rapping………. I am []

UK NEWS: FORMER BIG BROTHER CONTESTANT DARNELL SWALLOW SET TO COLLABORATE WITH UK RAPPER GIGGS

After appearing in this summer’s snoozefest Big Brother 9, contestant and singer/songwriter Darnell Swallow is now working on some sort of collaboration with BET Best UK Hip Hop winner Giggs. Via Rwdmag “He’s recently linked up with BET Award winner Giggs and had this to say on his MySpace. “What up with it?! Been working on a collabo with Giggs, getting to know why he’s a BET Award winner and the best upcoming rapper in the UK… check it out… Congrats on the BET Giggs. []

T.I APPEARS ON ‘CHELSEA LATELY’

Rapper T.I recently appeared on the ‘Chelsea Lately’ show. This is a funny interview.  The show’s host Chelsea Handler is one of my favourite comedian’s right now. I watch her show every night on the E! Channel (11.30pm). The woman’s hilarious! Oh can somebody please explain to me why T.I acts so coy when asked if he has a girlfriend? Why not just answer ‘YES! I am in a serious/loving relationship with the mother of my two children ( former X-Scape group member Tameka “Tiny” Cottle) and we are very happy’. Refering to Tiny []

UK TV: WHITNEY HOUSTON SET TO APPEAR IN CELEBRITY BIG BROTHER? BOBBY BROWN SET TO JOIN HER IN THE HOUSE?

It’s been reported that Whitney Houston will allegedly be joined in the Celebrity Big Brother house by ex-husband Bobby Brown. The I Will Always Love You star reportedly signed to appear in the new series of the Channel 4 show in the summer, the Daily Star claims, and now BB bosses have managed to sign her ex to the reality show too. Source I pray that there isn’t a ounce of truth in this news story. If Whitney has agreed and signed []

LL COOL J PULLS OUT OF JANET JACKSON TOUR

Rapper LL Cool J has dropped out as the opening act for Janet Jackson’s current tour, his publicists have announced. The star is pulling out of the Rock Witchu tour because of unnamed scheduling conflicts. It is the latest setback on Jackson’s tour, her first North American outing in seven years.  Continue Reading.. Err… LL’s now reduced to opening for other acts??? I remember when he was the headliner! Times have really changed….. That’s probably the real reason behind him pulling out of the []