Month: January 2011

WOMAN SUES SEAN ‘DIDDY’ COMBS FOR 900 BILLION DOLLARS: DIDDY ACCUSED OF KNOCKING DOWN WORLD TRADE CENTRE

Via Allhiphop A woman has filed a lawsuit against Sean “Diddy” Combs, accusing the Hip-Hop mogul of a variety of bizarre charges, including knocking down the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. RadarOnline.com posted the outrageous lawsuit, which was filed by a woman named Valerie Joyce Wilson Turks, who accuses Diddy, his longtime girlfriend Kim Porter and LAPD victim Rodney King of being responsible for the collapse of the World Trade Center. “Diddy went through Kim Porter and Rodney King and []

AUDIO: ADELE – PROMISE THIS (LIVE LOUNGE BBC RADIO 1)

UK songstress Adele has covered Cheryl Cole’s hit single Promise This and the nation’s biggest fraud should bow down, kiss the ring, then get a pen and a pad, and take notes. After Adele’s brilliant cover of the song aired on BBC Radio 1 this morning Cheryl’s PR man tweeted Just spoken to Cheryl who, like the rest of the country, was 'blown away' by Adele's R1 Live Lounge session. — Supersonic PR (@supersonicpr) January 27, 2011 I jokingly retorted that I []

UK FILM: ANUVAHOOD TRAILER

The trailer for Anuvahood premiered yesterday on The Sun website. The Sun now seems to be embracing ‘black culture’ and anything deemed as remotely “Urban” lately. Positive articles/gossip featuring members from the UK Grime/rap fraternity just seem to be spilling from the newspaper these days.  To quote the late great Biggie- Things Done Changed! I however have a long memory Murdoch. So does everyone who is old enough to remember your rag’s past antics when stories involved the black community and your racially charged headlines. But anyway moving on, check out the trailer below. Anuvahood created []

ELTON JOHN MAGAZINE COVER CENSORED IN SUPERMARKET

Via Pop Eater A Harps supermarket in Mountain View, Ark., censored an Us Weekly cover featuring Elton John, husband David Furnish and their new baby, Zachary. Deemed inappropriate for “young Harps shoppers,” the store placed a “family shield” in front of the magazine. Twitter user @jennhudd saw the censored cover and began tweeting a photo to celebrities like Ellen DeGeneres, Anderson Cooper and Neil Patrick Harris, asking them to “bring attention” to the store’s decision. The Mountain View Harps responded to a []

UK TV: OPEN CASTING CALL FOR CHANNEL 4 DRAMA

Des Hamilton Casting is currently casting for a four-part drama for Channel 4 and will be holding an open call this SATURDAY 29th JANUARY between 12pm – 5pm at The Centerprise Trust, 136/8 Kingsland High St, Dalston, London E8 2NS. We are looking for a 14 yr old black/mixed race London boy to play the lead role. Please pass this on to anyone you feel may be suitable. We cannot stress enough that; NO PREVIOUS ACTING EXPERIENCE IS NECESSARY (just a willingness []

UK NEWS: GET CLOSER TO NE-YO WITH CHOICE

Choice gives listeners the chance to share the stage with R&B superstar. Choice, London’s number one urban station, is finding the UK’s next big thing for a ‘One in a Million’ chance to perform at The O2 Arena to support international singer-songwriter Ne-Yo as part of his UK tour in February. Aspiring performers have until the 3rd of February to upload their audition videos to choicefm.com before the entries are whittled down to a shortlist of five by a Choice judging panel.  []

UK NEWS: LORD TAYLOR FOUND GUILTY OF MAKING FALSE EXPENSES CLAIMS

Via BBC News Ex-Tory peer Lord Taylor of Warwick has been found guilty of making £11,277 in false parliamentary expenses claims. The 58-year-old peer claimed travel costs between his Oxford home and Westminster, as well as subsistence for staying in London. He claimed he had made the false claims “in lieu of a salary”, and had been acting on the advice of colleagues. But a jury at Southwark Crown Court found him guilty by an 11-1 majority verdict. Continue Reading….. Lord Taylor []