Day: August 18, 2010

UK NEWS: GOLDIE TEAMS UP WITH PRINCE HARRY IN NATIONWIDE SEARCH FOR MUSICAL TALENT

Via BBC News Drum ‘n’ bass star Goldie has teamed up with Prince Harry to help organise a concert featuring 12 young musicians chosen after a nationwide search. BBC Two series Goldie’s Band – By Royal Appointment will follow Goldie as he searches the UK for 17 to 24-year-olds with “raw musical talent”. The musicians will then be mentored by artists including former Robbie Williams songwriter Guy Chambers. The series will end with a Buckingham Palace gig in front of Prince Harry. []

UK NEWS: COMEDIAN EDDIE KADI MOVES IN TO THE O2 ARENA

Well Eddie Kadi’s excited…. The comedian has decided to camp out at the O2 Arena ahead of his headline gig at the O2 Arena, which will take place on September 4th… read more… Eddie will be the first British black comedian to headline at The O2 arena. That ‘delightful’ group N-Dubz also announced earlier on in the year that they had signed on to be Eddie’s support act on the night (shaking head). Eddie better be funny! Click HERE to purchase tickets . Visit eddiekadi.com to view his video blog.

UK NEWS: THE ‘BIG DAWG’ TIM WESTWOOD OFFERED £50K TO APPEAR ON TV SHOW ‘DANCING ON ICE’

The “big dawg” Tim Westwood has claimed via Twitter that producers from ITV1 show Dancing On Ice have offered him £50K to appear on next years show as one of the ‘celebrity’ contestants. As expected most of Tim’s followers have encouraged him to join next years line up, I’m guessing  for their own amusement. The Hip Hop/Rap show BBC Radio 1/ 1xtra DJ replied, “I’d have to dance on ice with a woman who looks like a man in drag. But then later followed up with, “What time does Baywater rink shut tonite? []