Month: May 2010

UK MUSIC: TINIE TEMPAH – FRISKY

Tinie Tempah’s latest single Frisky sounds pretty good. His style of rapping sounds familiar though. But I can’t quite put my finger on who he reminds me of yet. Anyway I like the track but cannot stand the “chocolate biscuit”  line. It sounds out of place. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: TEACHER ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING PUPIL WITH A TUBE OF PRITT STICK GLUE

Via The Mail An art teacher accused of hurting a badly behaved pupil with a tube of glue began a £10,000-a-day trial today over the ‘relatively minor injury’. Lynda May is accused of slamming a Pritt Stick on to the 12-year-old’s desk and catching his thumb after he lost his temper. The 54-year-old retaliated after the special needs pupil struck the desk with his hand when glue was getting stuck to his fingers – hitting May’s wrist, the court heard. May then []

UK MUSIC: CHIPMUNK – SUPERSTAR

Rapper Chipmunk tells us he wants to be a “superstar” in his latest single.  He wants the money, the fame blah blah blah, but “doesn’t want the stress”. Yeah good luck with that Chippy. When I look at Chipmunk and read his posts via Twitter, I can just tell it’s all gone to his head. The guy has one of the biggest ego’s out there. Yes as a rapper you’re supposed to have a certain air of confidence and swagger, but there []

UK MUSIC NEWS: DONATELLA PANAYIOTOU TO BECOME NEW MTV WRAP UP PRESENTER

“TV Rap girl” Donatella Panayiotou has just announced that she will join MTV’s The Wrap Up as a new presenter. Donatella, whose dad Angelo is a millionaire club boss, used to contribute/run the website, Grime Daily, but resigned after a shooting that left several critically wounded at the website’s first anniversary party. At the time the tabloid press somehow got it in to their heads that Donatella was the intended target, and low and behold folks her profile went through the roof! Anyway this is what the ‘UK’s no.1 “URBAN” music expert/presenter Donatella, had to []

UK MUSIC NEWS: SINGER TERRI WALKER INKS NEW DEAL WITH ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS

Soul Culture reports that British Soul singer Terri Walker has inked a deal with Damon Dash’s newly resurrected label Roc-A-Fella Records. Walker revealed to the website that she is recording her fourth studio album with producer Ski Beatz, which will be distributed through Roc-A-Fella Records. She added, “I have no release date confirmed yet but I can tell you the theme.  Seeing as I am working with Hip Hop legends, I have decided to have a Hip Hop theme on this album. []

UK TV: NEW JASON LEWIS COMEDY – ‘SNIGGERS WITH ATTITUDE’

Check out the trailer for comedian Jason Lewis’ new BBC comedy sketch show Sniggers With Attitude. Sniggers With Attitude starring Jason Lewis – coming soon to youtube.com/BBC Comedy and bbc.co.uk/comedy. Brand new sketches featuring characters such as Nanny D the kick ass granny, Jay Z’s 99 problems, Shizzlehood (Adulthood spoof), Winston Churchill as you have never seen him before, and Tinchy Stryder feat. N-Dubz. Also starring Paul Whitehouse, Noel Clarke, Rufus Hound, David Schneider, Daniel Kaluuya, Adam Deacon and Arnold Oceng. http://www.twitter.com/iamjasonlewis []

UK NEWS: DOES RICHARD BLACKWOOD STILL WORK FOR CHOICE FM???

It has been brought to my attention that Choice FM host Richard Blackwood has been M.I.A (Missing In Action) for weeks now, and there has been no explanation for his absence. *Note I last tuned in to Choice back in 2006. This is just what I’ve been told. * Fellow blogger and radio host Miss Lala  posted recent video footage of Richard when he appeared on Tim Westwood’s BBC Radio show, and then went on to ask, “do Choice FM allow their []