Month: February 2011

UK MUSIC: TERRI WALKER – SO HARD

UK songstress Terri Walker is back with the new single So Hard, which will be released on the 22 March. Terri has a lovely voice but the producer of this track let her down. The production is weak and there’s something missing. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK EVENT/VIDEO: ZAN FT PIONEERS OF UK HIP HOP

ZAN at Jazz Café was the second charity event of its kind where pioneers of UK Hip Hop came together to raise awareness of Autism. This never seen before line-up performed brand new material alongside hip hop classics. The night saw performances from Roots Manuva, Blak Twang, Skinnyman, Rodney P & Skitz, MC D, Mr Ti2bs DJ’s Big Ted, Twin B 1Xtra and Alex Twin B as well as US lyricist Homeboy Sandman who was in the house and jumped on the []

BRITISH STUDENT DIES AFTER BUTTOCKS SURGERY IN THE US

Via Sky News A British woman has died after travelling to America for cosmetic surgery on her buttocks. Claudia Aduseye Aderotimi who lived in North London, was taken to hospital in Philadelphia suffering from chest pain and having difficulty breathing following the operation on Monday. The 20-year-old travelled to the US with three friends after arranging the surgery over the internet. Continue Reading…. I am shocked that somebody would arrange this over the Internet, without even bothering to check out the “surgeons” []

UK NEWS: TIM WESTWOOD VISITS THE TROOPS IN AFGHANISTAN

BBC Radio 1 DJ  Tim “The Big Dawg” Westwood has flown out to entertain  British troops in Afghanistan. The DJ took a tour of Camp Bastion, visiting the hospital and the workshops of the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers. He finished his day by playing a few tunes for diners in the Bastion cookhouse. Click HERE to watch “Big Dawg” Tim hanging out with the troops. ………………………………………………. Listening to Drake and Nicki Minaj on continuous loop while Tim drops sound effect bombs []

IDIOT OF THE DAY: WOMAN WHO TRIED TO AIRMAIL DOG ACROSS AMERICA LOSES HER BID TO GET IT BACK

A mother who sealed a puppy in a cardboard box to airmail it to her son for his 11th birthday has been told she cannot have the dog back. Stacey Champion, 39,  faces animal cruelty charges after trying to send four-month-old Guess as ‘a high priority’  parcel from Minneapolis to Atlanta, Georgia, without food, water, or airholes. Despite her impending trial, Champion still tried to regain custody of Guess at a hearing on Monday – but officer Fabian Hoffner ruled against her, []

VIDEO: ‘BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES’ TEASER

Check out the short teaser for singer Toni Braxton’s new “reality” show Braxton Family Values. Looks like it’s going to be the usual scripted “reality” fare…. Toni should still be singing, touring and making hit records. But I guess huge debts and being declared bankrupt AGAIN will force you to go down this tedious road. 😦

UK TV /PROMO: NEW “REALITY” TV SHOW – ‘LONDON LADIES’

London Ladies is a new “reality” TV show which  focuses on the lives of four professional women who live in the capital, each hoping to find love. Check out the promo below spotted over at The Lala Report. By the looks of things this show has yet to be picked up by a major TV network. Unless an executive from BEN TV decides to air the pilot/full season of London Ladies, the girls might just have to make do with posting episodes on YouTube.