Film director and founder of Rice n Peas Films Ishmahil Blagrove. London based film-maker and founder of Rice n Peas Films Ishmahil Blagrove has been locked up in an Israeli prison with more than twenty campaigners, after their boat carrying aid to Gaza was seized on Tuesday. The activists, who include Nobel Peace Laureate Mairead Maguire and former US senator Cynthia McKinney, were held at gunpoint and taken to Ramla High Security Prison after their mission was intercepted by the Israeli military. Continue Reading…. I am stunned! I had […]
Via BBC News Two children have died and 30 people were rescued after a fire swept through a tower block in south-east London. The pair, a three-week-old baby and a seven-year-old, were caught up in the blaze at 12-storey Lakanal House on the Sceaux Gardens Estate in Camberwell. The two children were among 16 people taken to hospital. At its height up to 100 firefighters fought the blaze. Continue Reading…. UPDATE: three adults and three children have now died. Rest In Peace.
Photograph: Tracy Morales Check out the official debut single ‘Oh Lord’, from the brilliant singer/song writer Mishal Moore. Love it! Congratulations Mishal! ‘Oh Lord’ is available to listen to / download via iTunes
Lil Wayne and Drake perform at the BET Awards. Photograph: WireImage What made them think that this slackness would be seen as acceptable? Via Allhiphop BET has expressed remorse over a performance by Lil Wayne, Drake and Young Money Records that involved underage girls during songs “Best I Ever Had” and “Every Girl.” The songs, which have overt sexual references, were performed during the Sunday BET Awards ’09 show as a bevy of young girls danced on stage. The group of girls consisted of Lil […]
Evil scum bags: Rogel McMorris, Jason Brew and Hector Muaimba Via Reuters Two young men who took part in a gang-rape of a 16-year-old girl before scarring her for life by dousing their victim with caustic soda had their sentences increased substantially on Thursday. Three Court of Appeal judges in London ruled that the terms being served by Rogel McMorris, 18, and Jason Brew, 19, in January were “unduly lenient.” In what the judges described as a “horrifying” case, the victim, who […]
Via Digital Spy Comedian Frankie Boyle has quit his job as a columnist for the Daily Record after the newspaper refused to publish an article containing Michael Jackson jokes following the star’s death. The Mock The Week comic announced the decision on his official website and provided a link to a document containing the feature in question. Boyle said: “Oh dear. Had to quit my Daily Record column over a moral disagreement. We disagreed over whether it was okay to make jokes […]
Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos I like this song but Whitney’s voice has sadly changed…. Whitney’s vocals pre-2000 would have made this track a real power ballad and blown it out of the water. LISTEN Your thoughts please….