The O2 Arena (Greenwich, London) where the awards took place.
This is what I’ve been waiting for…..
By now we’re sure you’ve all heard about the atrocity that was the Urban Music Awards 2008 involving a triple stabbing which saw one guest critically injured and two others seriously hurt.
Counting last weekend’s Rock The Bells show with Nas, and the midweek Kanye performances this was our fourth visit to The O2 in the space of seven days, but it was the first time that we were allowed to enter the dome without having to pass through the metal detectors and have a pat-down search.
Then moving on the indigO2 where a red-carpet like scenario had been assembled we watched ‘celebrities’ including some chick who used to be on Hollyoaks, a host of reality TV’s finest and CBBC’s Angelica Bell who also ironically used to host a show called CelebAir enter the venue. Despite the stars in our eyes we managed to claw our way though the throngs of un-invited guests who were working the carpet, the clueless chicks checking the guestlist and the general public who had managed to get their camera phones in between the lenses of the paps. Still no search! Which is all the more baffling considering a woman was shot outside the awards when it was being held at London’s Barbican Centre in 2004. Continue Reading
An absolute shambles!
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