Day: January 26, 2009

JANET JACKSON’S TOUR OF JAPAN CANCELLED

  Via BBC News Janet Jackson’s tour of Japan has been postponed, with promoters blaming the global financial crisis. Japanese concert promoter Kyodo Yokohama said the singer cancelled five concerts due to take place in February. The 42-year-old Grammy Award winner had planned to perform in several major cities, including Nagoya and Osaka. Jackson, on her first world tour in nearly seven years, cancelled seven performances in the US in 2008 because of a bout of vertigo. The gigs in Japan will []

KANYE WEST ATTENDS PARIS FASHION WEEK (MENSWEAR)

Kanye West attended the Lanvin fashion show during Paris week  Menswear Autumn/Winter 2009 event, last night (January 25th) Oh the shallowness of it all…… Kanye West surrounded by fellow wankers. Kanye with the crypt keeper/designer Karl Lagerfeld TWAT! Photographs: WireImage/Eric Ryan

UK NEWS: BOY KNIFED TO DEATH IN ‘POST CODE GANG WAR’

Via The Metro A teenager was stabbed to death in a ‘postcode war’ gang killing shortly after leaving a party held by campaigners against black youth violence. Steven Lewis, 15, was set upon by a group of youths, knifed repeatedly in the chest and left to die in his 16-year-old sister’s arms. Friends of the teenager on Sunday linked the killing to a gang from a neighbouring area in East London. ‘There is rivalry. It is neighbourhoods, postcodes – E13 versus E16,’ []