Month: January 2010

UK TV: EASTENDERS PRODUCERS DECIDE TO NOT FEATURE E20 CAST MEMBER ON MAIN SHOW

   Eastenders online spin off Eastenders: E20 is currently being screened online throughout January, and the only cast member who hasn’t made the transition from the online spinoff to the main BBC 1 soap is surprise surprise, actress  Bunmi Mojekwu. In an interview with Digital Spy Bunmi told the website that she is not upset by the decision, and went on to say, “If I was meant to go into the main show, then I would have done. Obviously I’d have loved to but for someone like my character, it’ll []

MICHELLE WILLIAMS FINALLY LEAVES MATTHEW KNOWLES’ MUSIC WORLD MANAGEMENT

AOL’s Black Voices blog reports former Destiny’s Child singer Michelle Williams has decided to end her professional relationship with Matthew Knowles and is to seek new management.  Michelle said in a statement, “From my time in Destiny’s Child to my solo career, I am grateful for everything Mathew and his team has done for me,”  a statement released by Williams reads. “We’ve shared great success together. However, as I move in a new direction in my career, I felt it was time.” “I []

EARTHQUAKE HITS HAITI

Via BBC News A powerful, magnitude 7.3 earthquake off the Haitian coast has rocked the capital and sparked a tsunami alert for states in the immediate vicinity. Eyewitnesses in Port-au-Prince told the Associated Press a hospital and other buildings had collapsed and people were calling for help. Continue Reading…. My thoughts and prayers go out to everyone there.

WANT TO KNOW HOW TO BREAK IN TO THE ENTERTAINMENT INDUSTRY? ASK METHOD MAN

For just $44.95 rapper/actor Method Man will offer advice to students who are desperate to break into the world of entertainment. Read below…. Makin’ It in Music, Film, TV, Comics and more… Clifford Smith, better known by his stage name Method Man, is an actor and member of the hip hop collective Wu-Tang Clan. As a solo artist, he won a Grammy for Best Rap performance for “I’ll Be There for You/You’re all I Need” with Mary J. Blige. On the big screen, Meth has had []

UK NEWS: IYAZ WANTS TO HELP CHERYL COLE CRACK THE US

Who is this man??? His single apparently went to number 1 in the UK chart. When did that happen??? Have I heard the single?  I must have been in a coma.  Anyway another idiot brainswashed in to jumping on to the Chezza Cole bandwagon. Via Digital Spy Iyaz has revealed that he is eager to help Cheryl Cole crack the US market. The 22-year-old, who reached number two in the US with debut single ‘Replay’, admitted that he has heard positive feedback about the Girls Aloud star. []

UK MUSIC NEWS: N-DUBZ SAY IT ‘WILL BE HARD TO CRACK THE US’

UK group N-Dubz has reportedly stated the obvious and say that it will be ‘hard to crack the US’. Group member Fazer admitted to RWD “It’s going to be harder in the US as the kids in America live very different lives to those in the UK. “But we’re so honest in our lyrics, hopefully that will appeal to them.” Fazer trust me that won’t be your only problem.  I just hope that the group’s management Jonathan Shalit can continue to work miracles. They should perhaps think about featuring Susan Boyle []

UK NEWS: KANO APPEARS IN ADVERT TO PROMOTE SCHOOL DIPLOMAS

UK rapper Kano has appeared in a new advert which helps to promote school diplomas. However a journalist over at The Times Online hates that the government has teamed up with Kano to promote education and describes him as being a “foul mouthed rapper”. The journalist even goes as far as quoting Kano’s lyrics to drive home his/her point. “Don’t f*** with me / I’ve got my knife and I could get a nine milli [9mm pistol] / And niggas know I’m blowin’ up shows like a terrorist.” Click HERE to []