Month: June 2010

UK MUSIC SCENE ANTICS: LETHAL B RESPONDS TO N-DUBZ DOCUMENTARY

[Thanks Yinka] On Monday night Channel 4 aired the first episode of N-Dubz’s new documentary Being.. N-Dubz. Rapper Lethal B who claims the group stole a track from him, was featured on the documentary arguing with group member Dappy at a ‘celebrity’ football match. Lethal, who we must remember is a GROWN MAN, has now taken it upon himself to set the record straight about the incident and gives Grime Daily “the real story”. *HUGE SIGH* Beyond juvenile. EMBARRASSING. This is just []

JAMAICAN POLICE ARREST SUSPECTED ‘DRUG LORD’ CHRISTOPHER ‘DUDUS’ COKE

Via BBC News Jamaican police say they have arrested suspected drug lord Christopher “Dudus” Coke on the outskirts of Kingston. He was detained at a roadblock on Tuesday accompanied by Rev Al Miller, a preacher who said Mr Coke was going to the US embassy to hand himself in. The government wants to extradite him to face US drug and gun trafficking charges. His case has shed light on the links between politicians and gangs. Attempts to capture him in May led []

UK MUSIC: SO SOLID STAR MEGA MAN DISSECTS THE UK “URBAN” MUSIC SCENE

So Solid star Mega Man sat down and shared his views on today’s UK “Urban” music scene and it’s artists. Via Brown Eyez Mega made some pretty good points. And I will always respect what So Solid achieved all those years ago. I’m only sorry it didn’t last. However is the track playing in the background going to be Mega’s new single? If so then… NO COMMENT!

ALICIA KEYS RECEIVES BLESSING AT ZULU CEREMONY

Singer Alicia Keys and producer/fiance Swizz Beatz had their unborn child blessed in a Zulu ceremony while in South Africa for the World Cup. According to the Daily Mail Alicia and her unborn child were given Zulu names while standing under a fig tree known as the “healing tree”. Click HERE to view more pictures and to read article… As you can see it turned in to a ”media event’. *rolls eyes* But I understand that Alicia was chosen to receive the blessing as []

UK TV: JAMES CORDEN’S WORLD CUP LIVE – CALM DOWN JAMES!

Source I have been watching actor/’comedian’ James Corden’s new World Cup Live show (TFI Friday rip off) on ITV 1 and ITV 4 since the tournament kicked off in South Africa on June 11th, and it is quite entertaining.  However his interviews with individual members from the ridiculously lacklustre England squad (waste men) has so far been embarrassing to watch. I know that James is a huge football fan and that footballers in this country are treated like “Gods”, but he seriously []

UK NEWS: ROBBIE EARLE SAYS ITV BOSSES KNEW ABOUT THE 400 WORLD CUP TICKETS

Former footballer and fired TV pundit Robbie Earle has claimed that ITV bosses knew he was buying 400 World Cup tickets through them. Earle insisted that he had no idea friend Keith Higgins, would sell them on to a third party breaking FIFA rules. The Daily Mail also reports that ITV is now at the centre of a World Cup ticketing storm after it was revealed that, A top ITV executive – one of its four directors of news and sport – []

UK NEWS: CHRIS EVANS APOLOGISES FOR OFFENSIVE JOKE

South Africa is hosting the biggest show on earth (The World Cup) and now here come the jokes…. Via The Guardian TV/radio personality Chris Evans has apologised for posting a joke about poverty in Africa and the World Cup on Twitter. Evans retweeted a joke about African football fans and the noisy horns known as vuvuzelas that had been circulating on the micro-blogging site. “Apologies for last retweet didn’t read it properly,” he said. “Never meant to offend. Not funny at all.” []