Day: May 20, 2009

VIDEO: EMINEM ON THE ZANE LOWE SHOW (PERFORMANCE/INTERVIEW)

Know this, Eminem’s latest album Relapsewill go on to become a smash hit worldwide because he’s Eminem….. I have listened to a few tracks from the album and I wasn’t that impressed. It has to be said that Eminem was at his best during the Slim Shady era. Anyway, watch Em perform 3AM, We Made You and Beautiful Via London To MK  Radio 1 host Zane Lowe is so annoying. He thinks he is such a cool cat (just look at him). Zane you just make me cringe! And as for this gushing compliment towards the end of []

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCALS ‘BONKERS’ EXPECTED TO BECOME ‘BEST SELLING SINGLE OF THE YEAR’

Via Digital Spy Dizzee Rascal’s new single ‘Bonkers’ is expected to become the best-selling single of the year so far. The track, which is a collaboration with dance DJ Armand Van Helden, shifted 46,000 units on its first day of release. With continuing high sales, the song will easily overtake first week sales of previous number ones. Comic Relief charity single ‘Islands In The Stream’ shifted 87,000 in its first seven days, while Calvin Harris’s ‘I’m Not Alone’ sold 66,000 copies. Tinchy []

CHILDREN OF MARTIN LUTHER KING IN BIOPIC DISPUTE

Yesterday I posted the news that Steven Spielberg had signed on to co-produce a Martin Luther King biopic, and that King’s estate had for the first time allowed producers to use his copyrighted intellectual property (his speeches, books etc). Well it seems only one of King’s offspring gave Spielberg/Dreamworks permission for this to happen! Via Rhymes With Snitch  On Tuesday Steven Spielberg and DreamWorks Studios announced they had purchased the rights to make a film about Dr. Martin Luther King. The problem is Dexter King negotiated the []

ESTELLE’S TERROR AT SHOOTING

The Sun reports today that rapper/singer Estelle ‘came within moments of being involved in a terrifying shoot-out’, which left rapper Dolla (real name Roderick Anthony Burton II dead. Estelle had apparently been at the mall where Burton was fatally shot on the 18th May just moments before and assured her friends and family via Twitter that she was safe. She then went on to describe the carnage as “freakin’ nuts”. …………………………………………………………………………………………. “freaking nuts”.. still drinking from the Marsha Ambrosius transatlantic twang cup I see. You’re from North West London luv! Anyway I am relieved to hear that Estelle is []

RAPPER SHOT DEAD, MAN CHARGED

I read about this terrible incident yesterday but didn’t get around to posting news on it until now. Another tragic and senseless killing. When will it all end? Via Billboard Rapper Dolla, born Roderick Anthony Burton II, was shot and killed while waiting in the valet area of the Beverly Center mall in Los Angeles on Monday (May 18). He was 21. According to the Los Angeles Times, the up-and-coming rapper, who signed to Akon’s Konvict Muzik label in 2007, had flown to Los []