Month: February 2009

US BASED READERS ONLY: COLUMBIA RECORDS/JIM JONES NEED YOU!!!

Jim Jones is ready to embark on his Pray IV Reign US Tour and Columbia Records is searching for dedicated Jim Jones fans to help promote the album at each stop.   We are looking for candidates in the following cities:   New York, NY Sacramento, CA San Diego, CA Los Angeles, CA Stockton/Bakerfield, CA San Fransico, CA Atlanta, GA Baton Rouge, LA Las Vegas, NV Savannah,GA Jacksonville, FL Gainesville, FL St.Louis, MO Detroit, MI Boston, MA Hartford, CT Providence,RI Qualifications: 1. []

UK BLACK MUSIC: ASHLEY WALTERS, HARVEY AND ROMEO – ‘EXCUSE ME’

UK BLACK MUSIC: THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY A friend brought this track/video to my attention last week. As most of you will know, I pledge my allegiance to the US Hip Hop/R&B flag and rarely pay much attention to the UK scene ( I know I should be a shamed of myself … lol),  so I’m a little late posting this new collaboration from former So Solid group members, Ashley Walters, Harvey and Romeo. In my opinion this track sounds dated. It sounds like something So []

RICK ROSS – ‘KISS MY PINKY RING (50 CENT DISS)

Rick Ross aka ‘Officer Ross’ needs to leave it a lone. Just fall back Rick….. Last week Fiddy took Rick’s ex girlfriend/the mother of his son out shopping for fur coats. I dread to think what he plans on pullng out of his hat next week. LISTEN As for this diss record… well it’s pretty weak.

ACTOR CHRISTIAN BALE APOLOGISES FOR ON SET MELTDOWN

Actor Christian Bale called in to a radio station this morning and apologised for his on set meltdown, which was taped on the set of the up and coming movie ‘Terminator: Salvation’ last July, and was later leaked so that the entire world could hear it.  Awwwww… he does sound really sorry.

NE-YO SPEAKS ON BRAWL INVOLVING JIM JONES IN THE LOUIS VUITTON STORE

R&B crooner Ne-Yo has finally opened up and talks about the infamous Louis Vuitton brawl that took place just before Christmas…. Via XXL.com Ne-Yo recently took to the airwaves to talk about the scuffle between his manager JaVogn Smith and Dipset Capo Jim Jones in a Louis Vuitton store in Manhattan, NY. According to Ne-Yo, he was shopping for Christmas gifts with Vogn, who is the younger brother to Jay-z’s right-hand man, Tyran “Ty Ty” Smith – when Jones walked into the store with []

THROWBACK SCENE OF THE DAY: DAMON DASH BLASTS FORMER PRESIDENT OF DEF JAM RECORDS KEVIN LILES (‘BACKSTAGE – THE HARD KNOCK LIFE TOUR DVD)

‘Backstage: The Hard Knock Life Tour’ chronicled Jay-Z’s 1999 ‘Hard Knock Life’ tour, which was the highest grossing Hip Hop tour to date during that period of time. The documentary also included footage of DMX, Ja Rule, Irv Gotti, Method Man and Red Man and a behind the scenes look at what went in to organising the tour. One of my favourite scenes from the documentary involves ole Bruk Pocket (Damon Dash) and the then President of Def Jam Records Kevin Liles. Bruk Pocket rants []

UK NEWS: THE QUEEN’S SHOP REMOVES GOLLIWOG DOLLS AFTER CAROL THATCHER RACE ROW

I think this is absolutely hilarious!!! Golligate has got Queen Elizabeth II SHOOK! lol!!! Via BBC News Managers of a gift shop on the Queen’s Sandringham Estate in Norfolk have apologised after they were found to be selling golliwog toys. The dolls have now been withdrawn from sale and a spokesman said the managers “did not intend to offend anyone”. The news came after Carol Thatcher was axed from The One Show after referring to a tennis player as a “golliwog”. The BBC said on []

UK NEWS: ENVOY ROLE FROM DAMILOLA TAYLOR’S FATHER

Via BBC News The father of Damilola Taylor – the schoolboy murdered in south London in 2000 – is to be Labour’s special envoy on youth violence and knife crime. Richard Taylor has been campaigning against the carrying of knives since his son, 10, was killed as he returned home to Peckham after a day at school. He will liaise with other families who lost relatives in similar circumstances and try to alter teenagers’ attitudes. Prime Minister Gordon Brown said Mr Taylor []