Month: September 2009

PUNCHBOWL BLOG INTERVIEWS NAS

Archna over at Punchbowl Blog interviewed rapper Nas at the Orange Rock Corps concert, which took place in London last week. Nas should have drunk some Lemsip before this interview. Clear your throat son!

UK NEWS: WAGS (WIVES & GIRLFRIENDS) FIGHTING AGAINST WORLD CUP 2010 BAN

  Victoria Beckham Via The Daily Mirror England’s Wags yesterday demanded the immediate lifting of their ban from next year’s World Cup – claiming they are vital to success on the pitch. Coach Fabio Capello has said Cheryl Cole, Victoria Beckham, Alex Curran and the other wives and girlfriends can only see their men one day a week in South Africa. But the Wags claim the team is likely to struggle without them and say many of the players feel the same. TV []

HIP HOP NEWS FLASH BACK: FOXY BROWN ‘I’M DEAF’ (2005)

In December 2005 rapper Foxy Brown held a press conference and announced to the universe that she was suffering from severe hearing loss. Foxy gave a highly emotional speech flanked by Russell Simmons, his former wife Kimora Lee, Doug E Fresh and some other random people. I’m guessing that Russell was the one who helped to orchestrate this entire production, because old ‘fact finder’ just LOVES to create ‘hype’ and ‘exitement’ by holding pointless press conferences.   I mean for a start who calls a press conference and then announces that they are suffering []

UK ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: JAVINE HYLTON CONFIRMS SPLIT

It was announced late last week that singer Javine Hylton and So Solid Crew star MC Harvey had now split up because of Harvey’s alleged cheating ways. Hylton later spoke to Closer Magazine and confirmed the split. She said, “Its true that I have left Harvey and the family home because I believe he was cheating on me. I suspect that this is not the first and now. I just want to move on with my life and care for my baby Angel. I []

UK NEWS: BARONESS SCOTLAND’S FORMER HOUSEKEEPER SEEKS MEDIA ADVICE

Baroness Scotland I’m sorry but this is absolutely ridiculous! Via The Metro The Government was bracing itself for revelations from Baroness Scotland’s (The Attorney General) former housekeeper after she turned to publicity guru Max Clifford for advice. Tongan Loloahi Tapui, 27, was arrested by UK Border Agency officers in Chiswick, south west London. A Metropolitan Police spokesman said she was questioned over alleged immigration offences and released on bail until October. Officials also arrested Serbian-born solicitor Alexander Zivancevic, a man she claims []

VIDEO: OPRAH INTERVIEWS JAY-Z

Yes that’s right Jay-Z AGAIN!!!! The man has taken over the airwaves, TV, the Internet, and entire countries with his latest promotional blitz! It’s actually quite strange…… Jay also teaches Oprah how to freestyle….. *rolls eyes*

TIM WESTWOOD ‘KANYE STUNT WAS ABOUT RACE’

BBC Radio personality the “Big Dawg” Tim Westwood had this to say about Kanye West’s now infamous VMAs “stunt” which later left country singer Taylor Swift in floods of tears…. Via Digital Spy “To be honest, I think it highlighted the racial divide. What he did was some ignorant street s**t and there’s her, this 19-year-old white girl,” he told DS. “I love him for doing it but he chose the wrong victim. He should have done it when there was some rock band or []

UK HIP HOP FLASH BACK: LONDON POSSE – ‘HOW’S LIFE IN LONDON’ (CIRCA 1992)

Wow this brings back memories…. I haven’t heard this track or seen this video in YEARS!!! Thank the Lord for YouTube! I remember when The Box Television first debuted in the UK in 1992. Back then the channel used to feature the best in Hip Hop, Reggae and R&B (from both sides of the Atlantic). The channel actually focused more on featuring black music back then, but this all changed when EMAP purchased the channel in the late 90s. Anyway The Box []

UK MUSIC NEWS: NEW ‘SUGABABES’ LINE UP PHOTO RELEASED

The first  photograph of the new “Sugababes” line up was released today. The last remaining original member Keisha Buchanan was fired earlier this week. Photograph: Splash News New group member Jade Ewen (front), Amelle (centre) and Heidi (back). This photograph was taken in the Santa Clarita desert outside Los Angeles as the group shot the video to their new single About A Girl. Heidi doesn’t look very happy does she? I’m sorry but they need to change the name of the group! Keisha’s gone. It’s now a []