Day: June 24, 2010

UK MUSIC: IDRIS ELBA – ‘HOLD ON’

British actor Idris Elba has been out there promoting his musical endeavours for sometime now, but this is the first time I’ve actually bothered to listen to one of his tracks, and I’m now wishing I hadn’t bothered clicking on the play button. Idris should stick to what he is good at  – ACTING!!! I am guessing that he  surrounds himself with a bunch of sycophant ‘yes men” because Hold On is hilariously bad. And can somebody please tell me when Idris []

VIDEO: DRAKE PERFORMS ‘FIND YOUR LOVE’ ON THE JAY LENO SHOW

Check out singer/rapper Drake’s live performance on The Jay Leno Show. Studio technology really does do a fantastic job of fooling people. This live performance is proof that ‘golden boy’ Drake is OVER-RATED. His live vocals are appalling. Flat and out of tune. He is probably a really nice guy but that was piss poor! To the UK fans who have purchased tickets to see Drake perform live in London next month….. have fun! [Thanks Kaydine]

UK NEWS: EMERGENCY CALL OPERATORS PLAGUED BY NUISANCE 999 ‘RAPPER’

Manchester police are hunting a nuisance 999 caller who chants, sings, raps, preaches and plays loud music to emergency call operators. Via Sky News He has made 700 calls in the last three months alone and it is costing the force £1,000 a month to handle them. More than 60 SIM cards have been blocked by police but the rapper continues to acquire unregistered phones to continue his verbal outbursts. Officers are concerned that the man, who has a Jamaican accent, is []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO INTERVIEWS FOUNDER KANYA KING AND LEONA LEWIS

The MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Awards will soon be upon us (yippee!) and this year the ceremony will take place in Liverpool on the 20th October. Will the ‘safe’ Sean Paul take home the Best Reggae Artist Award AGAIN???  Will Justin Bieber win the Best International Male Artist award??? Will LADY GAGA win the Best International Female Artist award??? ( Note: she was nominated last year) Or will they just hand those awards over to the usual suspects… brand Beyonce and Lucifer?  Anyway, Mobo founder Kanya King was recently interviewed with singer Leona Lewis, and  is behaving like she popped a few happy pills beforehand (seriously []