Month: April 2010

UK MUSIC: LEE RYAN – SECRET LOVE

Former Blue boy band member Lee Ryan has released the video to his latest solo effort Secret Love. Via Social Writers Blog I laughed when I first heard this track, but it has the potential to grow on me like fungus. It’s very catchy. The video – Lee features a very attractive black woman as his love interest in this video, while black British male artists will probably go as far as having one of their boy’s pose as a love interest []

UK NEWS: GRIME DAILY SHOOTING UPDATE: ACCORDING TO THE SUN NEWSPAPER MODEL / PRESENTER WAS TARGET

Yes according to that tabloid rag The Sun model, TV presenter and I quote “TV rap girl” Donatella Panayiotou, 26, was the main target when gunmen walked in to The Grime Daily 1st anniversary party this past weekend and sprayed the place with bullets. Via The Sun A MODEL and TV presenter narrowly cheated death when a machine-gun nut shot three revellers at a rap gig she organised. “It” girl Donatella Panayiotou, 26, was near the DJ booth when the maniac opened fire. Donatella – []

VIDEO: NICKI MINAJ LIVE PERFORMANCE (FLORIDA)

So this woman is being peddled as being the next female rap superstar. I can’t…… All I can do is laugh like a maniac while watching this. The woman looks like she’s lip synching throughout this joke of a  live performance. Watch from mark 1.15 Also check out the ridiculous looking  bodyguard on the stage with her, behaving like he’s there to protect President Obama (mark 3:45). Via Rasha Entertainment Atrocious! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

VIDEO: DRAKE – ‘OVER’

Major excitement! Overly-hyped rapper/singer Drake has finally released the video for his single Over. I LOVE the production on this track, but Drake isn’t a spectacular lyricist. They really are trying their hardest (his team)  to brainwash the public in to believing that this man is the hottest artist out their right now.  But it’s all LIES!!! And as for the video – what was that??? Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: GRIME DAILY ISSUES STATEMENT

Grime Daily has issued a statement addressing the shooting that took place this past weekend at their 1st anniversary party. In regards to the incident  on Saturday 10th April 2010. For those who attended; although we are grateful that you chose to celebrate our anniversary with us, we also regret that you were exposed to that environment and subsequent disaster on the night. The sole intention of the event was to celebrate the achievements of the Grime Daily team over the past []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: TIM WESTWOOD

  “I’ve been broadcasting to absolutely nobody for the last three hours. What are you laughing about? Didn’t you see the figures? No-one listens to Westwood in the afternoon. It’s soul-destroying.” Radio personality Tim “Big Dawg” Westwood isn’t a happy man. The “Big Dawg”complained about his BBC 1xtra drive time listening figures on the Scott Mills Radio 1 Show last week. Westwood is live on air weekdays from 4pm – 7pm.   I’m sorry but I cannot stop laughing. Poor Westwood – nothing []

UK NEWS: BBC TO “REBRAND” 1XTRA

  Via Digital Spy The BBC’s digital radio station 1Xtra will reportedly drop its “Love Black Music, Love 1Xtra” slogan as part of a rebranding exercise to bring it closer to parent network Radio 1. According to The Guardian, the rebrand will see 1Xtra adopt two new straplines – “Xtra RnB” and “Xtra Hip Hop” – to better indicate it as Radio 1’s urban music spin-off. The station will also get a new logo blending the two station’s branding. The rebranding of 1Xtra is part of the []

UK NEWS: TWO SHOT AT GRIME DAILY ANNIVERSARY PARTY

 Via The Daily Mirror A woman clubber was last night fighting for life after being hit by a stray bullet. The 21-year-old was hit as gunmen shot a man of 23 four times, twice in the stomach, early yesterday in Wembley, North London, at the Grimedaily.com 1st anniversary celebration. Police held three men in connection with the shooting. They were in a burning car which crashed nearby. Click HERE to read more… Evil.. just evil. Police held three men in connection with []

JET MAGAZINE (APRIL ISSUE) BRANDY AND RAY J

Via Rhymes With Snitch Singer Brandy and brother Ray-J cover this month’s Jet Magazine. Both will appear in a new “reality” show called Brandy and Ray-J: A Family Business. When your career hits the skids appear in a scripted reality show. Sad times. Click HERE to read more….

UK FILM: STREETDANCE

FILM SYNOPSIS Sparks fly as the worlds of street-dance and ballet collide in STREETDANCE the vibrant, uplifting and ground-breaking 3D feature film from Vertigo Films. While training for the UK Streetdance Championships, a streetdance crew are forced to work with Royal ballet dancers in return for rehearsal space. With no common ground and with passions riding high, they realise they need to find a way to join forces to win. STREETDANCE features the cream of UK dance talent, including show-stopping performances from []