Month: October 2009

JAY-Z SELLS OUT ALEXANDRA PALACE IN “15 SECONDS” – (ACCORDING TO LIVE NATION)

Live Nation and Roc Nation announced this morning that tickets for Jay-Z’s up and coming show at London’s Alexandra Palace sold out in “15 seconds”. Via Live Nation Live Nation and Roc Nation are delighted to announce that JAY-Z ‘s show at Alexandra Palace in London on Wednesday 4th November, has SOLD OUT this morning in an amazing record breaking 15 seconds. This marks his second record sell out show in London in a matter of weeks. I don’t doubt that the tickets sold out relatively quickly but in []

PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA WINS 2009 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

Via BBC News US President Barack Obama has won the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize. The Nobel Committee said he was awarded it for “his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and co-operation between peoples”. The committee highlighted Mr Obama’s efforts to strengthen international bodies and promote nuclear disarmament. There were a record 205 nominations for this year’s prize. Zimbabwe’s prime minister and a Chinese dissident had been among the favourites. Continue Reading…. It’s a bit early in the day to be handing []

WOMAN CAUGHT AT AIRPORT WEARING HEROIN LEGWARMERS

Via Forbez DVD A drug mule was caught with thousands of dollars worth of heroin around her legs at Dulles International Airport Sunday, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. A CBP K-9 unit caught a whiff of 22-year-old Anna Sprauve’s legs at about 2 a.m. A search revealed packets of heroin taped to each of her legs and four packets in her backpack, according to CBP. Continue Reading… What an idiot!

SINGER HARRY CONNICK JNR BLASTS RACIST TV ACT

Singer Harry Connick Jnr was left stunned last night after watching a “tribute” (Jackson Jive) Jackson Five routine on an Australian TV show. The segment featured white men with black boot polish on their faces, impersonating The Jacksons.  [Thanks Nessa] Well this did happen in Australia… The show’s presenter Daryl Somers later went on to say, “I think this reflects the difference in cultural diversity between America and Australia. For most of Australia I think it’s a storm in a teacup. I’m really happy []

JUDGE BANS MAN FROM RIDING AROUND NEIGHBOURHOOD IN JUST A THONG

Lord help us all….. A Tallahassee man known for riding his bike in a thong has avoided prosecution for reportedly exposing himself and agreed to cover up in the future. A Leon County judge signed off on 55-year-old Richard Irby’s deferred prosecution agreement Monday. Irby must not wear the thong in public anymore and avoid other legal problems for three months. Continue Reading….. Via Bossip Click here to view more pics… Madness….

UK EVENT: THE BIG PINK PAMPER PARTY (LONDON)

October is Breast Cancer month and sadly, one in nine women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Pretty Stylish London is hosting The Big Pink Pamper Party in an attempt to raise £1,000 for Cancer Research UK. All it takes is 40 guests who want to support the fight against the disease, and we’ll easily make the £1,000 target. Please blog and tweet this invitation out to help us get the word out. To RSVP, click here donate []

NEW MUSIC: RAKIM – ‘WALK THESE STREETS’

Walk These Streets is taken from Rakim’s long-awaited/highly anticipated new album Seventh Seal which will be released on the 16th November. I love Walk These Streets but could have done without hearing other rappers on the track. I just want to hear Rakim! LISTEN TO WALK THESE STREETS [Thanks Cookie] The man still looks good enough to eat… Anyway your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: RAPPERS CONVICTED OF TRYING TO SCARE OFF WITNESSES TO A MURDER

Via The Metro Two rappers have been convicted of trying to scare off witnesses to a murder in a song placed online. The ‘chilling’ song by Ishmael McLean, 22, and 18-year-old Rowan Simon warned people they could be shot for talking to police, the Old Bailey heard. It had been placed on YouTube with links to MySpace and Facebook following the murder of 24-year-old Jason Johnson in Ealing, west London, last November. Simon and McLean, both from west London, were among eight []

UK NEWS: STRICTLY COME DANCING STAR APOLOGISES FOR RACIAL SLUR

Via The Guardian The BBC has received 63 complaints after it emerged Strictly Come Dancing star Anton Du Beke called his dance partner Laila Rouass a “Paki”. The dancer issued an apology after the News of the World revealed he had used the offensive term to describe the actor Laila Rouass, his partner on the BBC1 show. Du Beke reportedly said Rouass, who is mixed race, “looked like a Paki” after she turned up to a rehearsal with a spray tan. Rouass []