Month: November 2008

UK TV: DIZZEE RASCAL ON NEWSNIGHT

Dizzee Rascal appeared on Newsnight last night (November 5th) and spoke to presenter/the man politicians go out of their way to avoid, Jeremy Paxman. I HAVE NOTHING TO SAY AT THIS MOMENT IN TIME EXCEPT FOR…. WHAT THE F**K NEWSNIGHT AND WHAT THE F**K DIZZEE????????? Your thoughts please…….

UK RADIO NEWS: KISS FM RESHUFFLES SHOW SCHEDULES / BIG TED AND MANNY NORTE FIRED?

Big Ted Photograph: WireImage According to sources, bigwigs over at Kiss FM towers have decided to reshuffle the station’s show schedules and to clean house… it seems…. The fate of the station’s popular Hip Hop/Rap presenters: Shortee Blitz is safe, but it looks as if Big Ted and Manny Norte have been shown the door. If Big Ted and Manny Norte have been fired then I want to know why? They are both very popular radio personalities who have been a part of the Kiss FM line up for years.  What happened??? Did they decide that []

BARACK OBAMA – HE DID IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ladies and gentleman I give you Barack Obama, the 44th President the United States of America. 🙂 I am so proud right now. But now the hard work REALLY begins! *Did anyone see the footage of The Rev Jesse Jackson crying?* Photograph: Getty Rev Jesse Jackson sheds tears after Barack Obama’s election win is announced.

NEW MUSIC: MEL B – ‘WHO’S IS IT’

Former Spice Girl Mel B (Melenie Brown) really should be prevented from entering a recording studio. ‘Who’s Is It’ produced by Scott Storch is an absolute mess! I actually like Mel B but singing isn’t her forte.  Just leave it a lone Mel….. Your thoughts please……..

BARACK OBAMA: SET TO MAKE HISTORY?

I never thought that I would see the possibility of this happening in my life time. I never thought that he would actually get this far. It’s only just starting to sink in that in a couple of days time Barack Obama could be President. I am excited and a little anxious ……. People are saying that he has already won the race to the White House, but lets not count our chickens before they’ve hatched folks.  There could be a huge upset on the horizon. The Americans might experience a []

MOBB DEEP’S PRODIGY CLAIMS JAY-Z IS WORKING FOR THE DEVIL

“J.Z. [sic] knows the truth, but he chose sides with evil in order to be accepted in the corporate world,” Prodigy writes. “J.Z. conceals the truth from the black community and the world and promotes the lifestyle of the beast instead.” Continue Reading…… Prodigy isn’t the first person to accuse Jay-Z of this…… Could it be true?

DEF JAM EXECUTIVE SHAKIR STEWART COMMITTED SUICIDE / DEF JAM ISSUE STATEMENT

Representatives for Def Jam have confirmed the death of the label’s Executive Vice President, Shakir Stewart. Sources told AllHipHop.com that Stewart died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Stewart replaced Jay-Z’s position at Island Def Jam and was named Executive Vice President of Def Jam Recordings in June of 2008. He began is career at Def Jam in 2004, as VP of A&R for the legendary label. As A&R, he signed artists like Young Jeezy, Rick Ross and others. “L.A. []

DEF JAM EXECUTIVE PRESIDENT SHAKIR STEWART FOUND DEAD

Def Jam Executive Vice President, Shakir Stewart was found dead today (November 1), AllHipHop.com has learned. While details are being confirmed, sources stated that Shakir’s body was found about an hour ago. Stewart replaced Jay-Z’s position at Island Def Jam and was named Executive Vice President of Def Jam Recordings in June of 2008. Updates will be posted as this story develops. Source Rest In Peace Shakir Stewart

UK MUSIC/VIDEO: GIGGS – ‘UMMM’

Loyal reader The Real NV said something the other day that got me thinking. He said I should give UK rapper and BET Best UK Hip Hop winner Giggs “a chance”, after I posted a clip of him in the studio recording a track, and then promptly went on to slate the rapper. After some thought I decided that perhaps I was being overly critical and not being fair to the South London based emcee.  NV was right, I needed to give the man a chance. Us South Londoners should support each other. []