Month: December 2009

MYSTRO – 2009 UK RAP-UP

Rapper Mystro gives us a run down of events that took place within the world of UK entertainment during 2009. I am annoyed! How come Mad News didn’t get a shout out on this track! That is a MAJOR fail Mystro! (ha ha ha!) In the words of Larry David (Curb Your Enthusiasm) That was “Pretty good”.

WAS THE ATTEMPTED BOMB ATTACK ON NORTH WEST AIRLINES FLIGHT STAGED???

[Thanks Verbs] ADDULMUTALLAB AND THE WIDER WAR ON TERROR Put this together with new focus on Yemen ‘in the fight against Al Qaeda’, including calls from Sen. Lieberman to pre-emptively attack, the media’s immediate hype of the event, and the ready-made Body Scanners and other ‘enhanced’ Airport security, it is clear that this is a contrived incident intentionally unleashed to goad renewed support for ever-expanding terrorism-related warfare in Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Sudan and now Yemen. click here to read more…. The authorities []

UK MUSIC: MOST CREATIVE VIDEOS MADE IN 2009

[Thanks Nessa] These were the most creative music videos made in 2009…. according to Ragggs.com I’m sorry but am I missing something here? If those were the most creative videos made in 2009, then I dread to think what video directors have in store for us in 2010. Your thoughts please…..

VIDEO: TOP 5 FAILS OF 2009

The folks over at Ragggs.com have compiled a list of top 5 FAILS within the world of UK entertainment in 2009. I am pleased to see that they included that “supporter of black women” Taio Cruz on this list. However he should have gone in at number 1.

‘PRECIOUS’ NAMED BEST FILM OF 2009

Rolling Stone has named Precious the top film of the year. The Lee Daniels-directed film, which is produced by Oprah Winfrey and Tyler Perry, stars Mo’Nique, Gabourey Sidibe, Mariah Carey, Paula Patton and Lenny Kravitz. Precious is based on Sapphire’s novel Push and will arrive in UK cinemas on January 29th.

UK MUSIC: TRIBAL MAGZ – ‘TRIBAL MAN SKANK’

This is the official music video for Tribal Magz’s electro remake of his UK Funky House club hit ‘Tribal Man Skank’, which will drop on the 25th January. I was all prepared to hate this, but you know what? It’s not bad. It’s catchy. It will become a mainstream hit. The video isn’t bad either. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?