Month: March 2010

UK NEWS: DIZZIE RASCAL SIGNS AUTOBIOGRAPHY DEAL

Via BBC News Brit award winner Dizzee Rascal has signed a deal for his autobiography which promises to “lift the lid” on his troubled background. The 24-year-old Londoner will co-write The Dizzee Rascal Story with music journalist Ben Thompson. The deal is a joint venture between Canongate Books and the publishing arm of the rapper’s independent record label Dirtee Stank Recordings. It is due to be published as an illustrated hardback in October 2010. Dizzie is 25 years old… The life story of Dizzie []

UK TV: JLS WALKERS CRISPS COMMERCIAL

Boyband JLS are on a roll right now! Check out their commercial for the latest Walkers Crisps campaign. Lets not forget that singer Alexandra Burke won the 2008 X-Factor final and JLS were runners up. What happened Alexandra???

UK MUSIC NEWS: TINIE TEMPAH DEBUT SINGLE TOPS UK CHART

Tinie Tempah’s debut single Pass Out has gone straight in at number 1, in this week’s UK chart. In an interview with BBC Radio 1 the 21 year old said,  “I’m out of breath! It feels like it’s my birthday, my Christmas, my Easter, my christening all in one. This is mad.” Click HERE to watch/listen to Pass Out. Congratulations Tinie!

SINGER D’ANGELO REPORTEDLY ARRESTED FOR SOLICITING AN UNDERCOVER POLICEWOMAN

Oh dear… Via The New York Post Grammy Award-winning R&B singer D’Angelo was arrested early yesterday after allegedly offering an undercover policewoman $40 for oral sex while cruising alone through the West Village — with $12,000 stashed in his SUV. D’Angelo, 36, whose real name is Michael Archer, was in his top-of-the-line Range Rover at Greenwich and Horatio streets at about 2:30 a.m. when he spotted a woman he took to be a prostitute, sources said. He was arrested and charged with []

PIC: JAY-Z VISITS THE WHITE HOUSE

Click HERE to view more pics. Lucky Jay-Z visited The White House this week with mother-in-law Tina Knowles, wife Beyonce, singer Trey Songz and former music executive Kevin Liles. Jay recently told chat show host Jonathan Ross that he had been invited to The White House  before but had to keep declining those invitations because of his “busy schedule”. I see you finally managed to clear a space in your jam packed diary Jay, to visit your “good friend” the President. Well done! *rolls eyes* …………………………………………………………….. Doesn’t the President have any work to []

NEW MUSIC: DRAKE – ‘OVER’

Check out the over-rated Drake’s new single ‘Over’. I still fail to understand what all the fuss is about. What is so fantastic about this man? People seem to be wetting themselves over his latest musical effort, when in fact the track is mediocre at best! I’m sorry but everytime I see Drake’s face I remember what the great Public Enemy taught me all those years ago…. “DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE!”. Your thoughts please. Hit or miss?

BRITISH BASKETBALL COACH JAILED FOR SEXUALLY ABUSING 14 YEAR OLD SCHOOL GIRL

  Brown Eyez reports that former England Under 18 basketball coach / basketball pundit for Channel Five Andre Alleyne, has  been jailed for 30 months after sexually abusing a 14-year-old schoolgirl.  Alleyne, encouraged the girl to show him her private parts and performed sex acts on her at her school and at her home. Continue Reading…  ……………………………………………………………………………….  So couldn’t paedo Shrek here find a woman his own age to embark on a sexual relationship with? Disgusting! Former students who attended the school that Andre taught at, have left comments on the []

VIDEO: ESTELLE FT KARDINAL OFFISHALL / ESTELLE DEFENDS ‘BLACK FACE’ SHENANIGANS

After a snippet of the video for Freak was released online last week some of us were outraged.You see Estelle deciding to sport a black boot polish look didn’t go down to well. But the singer doesn’t see what all the fuss is about and says, “Those comments were the first thing I saw after we released the video trailer,” Estelle said. “It’s like, ‘Are you joking?’” “I think [people] need to wait to see the clip. I could defend myself, but it’s just []