Month: January 2010

TOGO QUIT AFRICA CUP OF NATIONS FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT / UK ‘PERSONALITIES’ JOKE ABOUT TRAGEDY

The British media is having a field day with this one…..  Due to this tragic incident, jealous hacks are now saying that it isn’t safe to hold the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, and that the nation isn’t equipped to handle a possible “terrorist attack”. For a start the attack happened in Angola NOT in South Africa. What does any of this have to do with South Africa or the 2010 World Cup? *Huge irritated sigh” Via BBC News Togo’s footballers are being recalled from the []

2010 WEBLOG AWARDS

The 2010 Weblog Awards will award the first Bloggers of the new decade, and nominations are now open. The deadline for nominations is January 12th so vote for your favourite blogs now, and please don’t forget to vote for Mad News. Click HERE to submit your votes.

MICHAEL JACKSON’S DOCTOR CHARGED WITH INVOLUNTARY MANSLAUGHTER

Via The Guardian Website The physician who injected Michael Jackson with drugs in the hours before his death is to be charged with involuntary manslaughter, with authorities accusing him of negligence in the singer’s overdose. Dr Conrad Murray, a physician who joined Jackson’s entourage last year to get him fit ahead of a gruelling concert series in London, has been in law enforcement sights since it was revealed he was with the singer when he died in June. Continue Reading Well it’s []

SINGER MARSHA AMBROSIUS SIGNS WITH J RECORDS

Soul Culture reports that UK songstress Marsha Ambrosius has signed a new deal with Sony/BMG distributed label J Records. The singer was previously signed to Dr Dre’s Aftermath label.   Congratulations Marsha. I hope it works out for her over at J Records and she finally manages to release her long-awaited debut album.

AUSTRALIAN KFC COMMERCIAL SPARKS RACE ROW IN THE US

[Thanks Keysha] Oh dear oh dear.. the Australians are at it again! tut tut!   Remember this? The folks down under are once again being accused of racism because of the KFC commercial below, that was being shown in Australia during cricket season. Via BBC News The Australian arm of the fast food chain Kentucky Fried Chicken has had to withdraw an advertisement after accusations of racial insensitivity. It showed a white cricket fan trying to pacify a group of rowdy West Indian fans by handing around fried []

VIDEO: LIL WAYNE – ‘ON FIRE’

…And people wonder why the label keeps pushing Lil Wayne’s forthcoming rock inspired album’s release date back. It wouldn’t surprise me if they decide to shelve The Rebirth. The is a classic example of a hugely successful mediocre artist thinking he/she can do anything and get away with it, simply because of who they are. A word of advice Weezy, stay in your lane you silly little FOOL! A label executive with sense should grab that guitar from Weezy and smash it to pieces. Your thoughts please. Hit []