Day: October 29, 2010

UK TV: GIGGS AND TINCHY STRYDER APPEAR IN NEW PS3 COMMERCIAL

UK rappers Giggs and Tinchy Stryder have bulked up their current accounts after appearing in the new PS3 commercial, alongside  Sugababes group member Amelle Berrabah. Check out the commercial below. From spitting the now “immortal” line “Niggas looking at me like I passed wind” to starring in a PS3 commercial. Wow… Giggs sure has come a long way.

GRAMMY AWARD WINNER NATE WALKA MAKES UK DEBUT

Molton House was packed to the brim Tuesday night to host Grammy Award winner, Nate Walka exclusive listening session. The award-winning songwriter made his UK debut, to a select mix of record execs, tastemakers, industry insiders and celebs. Nate played a selection of songs from his impending, album One Hellava Night slated for release the first quarter of 2011. TV presenter, Sarah Jane-Crawford, singers, Cherri V and Rhian Benson, Miss Black Britain winner Rachel Williams, Loick Essein, Talay Riley and Alesha Dixon all []

BRITISH MUSIC JOURNALIST BECOMES FIRST OFFICIAL UK RESIDENT COLUMNIST FOR XXLMAG.COM

Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson is well-known on the UK underground music scene for his love and passion of grime, UK rap, bassline, dubstep and other bass-orientated music. Having started off as a club night promoter, the 22-year-old has now gone on to become one of the most respected music journalists in the UK music scene. In his short career, Joseph has achieved an impressive amount of accolades for his young age. He currently holds the title of Editor of MTV’s urban blog, The Wrap []

GRANDMOTHER MARRIES GAMBIAN WAITER AND THEN “SHOCK HORROR” FINDS OUT HE ONLY WANTED HER MONEY AND A BRITISH VISA

Grandmother Mary Cotnoir fell in love with Gambian waiter Demba Sanneh nearly 35 years her junior, married him and then later found out he was only interested in her money and gaining a British visa. Hmmmm… a familiar story. Seriously what are these women thinking? When will they learn? Anyway now in an act of revenge Mary has announced that she is refusing to divorce Demba, ‘so he cannot dupe another unsuspecting tourist into marriage — and bringing his dream of starting a new life []

NEW MUSIC: JAH CURE, MAVADO & RICK ROSS – LIKE I SEE IT

Rapper Rick Ross has joined forces with Jamaican reggae artists Jah Cure and Mavado on the new track Like I See It. When I first heard about this collaboration I was far from happy. I have never really liked the outcome when reggae artists mix it up with rap artists – especially when they mix it up with rap mainstream mediocrity like Lil Wayne, Nicki Minaj and Drake to name but a few. I am very protective of my beloved reggae music.   The genre has still managed to preserve it’s purity somewhat and []