Month: April 2009

DAMON DASH DESIGNS RANGE ROVER…WITH DIAMONDS

I have to hand it to Bruk Pocket Dash, the man doesn’t give up. Check out his latest venture… Rap mogul Damon Dash’s luxury timepiece and jewelry brand Tiret New York has turned its hand to automotive design with its latest creation, the Tiret Sport Coupe. Just unveiled at watch expo Baselworld in Switzerland, the luxurious 2-door SUV is based on the Range Rover Sport and features real diamond accents derived from Tiret’s opulent oversized, bejeweled timepieces by designer Daniel Lazar. Available by []

UK MUSIC: UK UNSIGNED HYPE – ARTCHA, RAHEL AND LYRIC L

The artists featured today are rapper Artcha, singer Rahel and emcee/singer Lyric L. Artcha Click here to listen to a selection of Artcha’s tracks. Rahel Click here to listen to a selection of Rahel’s tracks. Lyric L Click here to listen to a selection of Lyric L’s tracks. Your thoughts please…..

UK TV: JADE GOODY’S FUNERAL TO AIR ON TELEVISION

The morbid reality show continues! We were forced in to watching her die and now this? Jade Goody’s funeral is to be shown on television. The final chapter in the late reality TV star’s life, Jade: With Love part 2, will be aired on LIVING tonight (Thursday April 9). It will be narrated by Kate Jackson, producer of the show and friend and bridesmaid to Jade, who died on Mother’s Day following her battle with cervical cancer. Kate said: “At first Jade said []

VIDEO: POLICE OFFICER ATTACKS INNOCENT MAN AT G20 PROTEST

A man who died of a heart attack during the G20 protest last week was pushed to the ground by a police officer, video footage has shown. Ian Tomlinson, 47, collapsed from a heart attack during protests outside the Bank of England last Wednesday. Newsagent Mr Tomlinson, who was not protesting, is seen receiving a two-handed push from a police officer. A New York fund manager recorded the footage, saying he came forward with the video because Mr Tomlinson’s family “were not []

TIM WESTWOOD AND ZANE LOWE’S HIP HOP TOP 30

Tim ‘Big Dawg’ Westwood Zane Lowe BBC Radio 1 have been celebrating 30 years of Hip Hop and as part of their salute to the genre that created jobs for many and fed men, women and children, Tim ‘Big Dawg’ Westwood and Zane Lowe  hosted the best in Hip Hop (DJ’s, moguls, artists, producers etc etc), Top 30 countdown. Surprise surprise Jay-Z is at number 1.  So bloody predictable! Anyway check out the list. Click here to view. A couple of entries are just damn right ridiculous! Your thoughts please……

EMINEM – WE MADE YOU

Eminem’s back with new single ‘We Made You’, which is obviously geared towards his mainstream audience.  It’s the same old Em, attacking ‘celebs’ of the moment… yeah heard it seen it all before. It’s just all a bit tired. Your thoughts please…..

UK NEWS: VETERAN TV HOST MICHAEL PARKINSON SAYS ‘JADE GOODY WAS A WRETCHED ROLE MODEL’

Parkinson shows no mercy! Via The Telegraph Jade Goody, the reality TV star who died last month of cervical cancer aged 27, represented “all that is paltry and wretched about Britain”, Sir Michael Parkinson has said. He told Radio Times: “Jade Goody has her own place in the history of television and, while it’s significant, it’s nothing to be proud of. Her death is as sad as the death of any young person, but it’s not the passing of a martyr or a []

UK MUSIC: 1XTRA HOMEGROWN SALUTES 30 YEARS OF HIP HOP

Spotted @ The Cocoa Diaries 1XTRA Radio’s Homegrown recently saluted 30 years of Hip Hop with UK acts performing their own renditions of classic tracks by Eric B & Rakim, Lauryn Hill, Tupac, Wu Tang, amongst others. My thoughts on the renditions… an absolute travesty!!!! Nah, only joking. All the artists featured did a pretty decent job. Your thoughts please…..