Day: March 16, 2011

UK MUSIC: AYO FT ALEX MARTIN – ‘MIRACLE’

Check out rapper Ayo’s new single Miracle featuring new vocalist Alex Martin. Miracle will be released on the 15 May. I thought auto-tune had more or less been laid to rest but no it’s still alive and kicking! There is nothing original about this track. We’ve heard this kind of song before. But Miracle will get the air play and may become a chart hit because this type of sound is all the rage now.   Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss? []

UK NEWS: MOBO AWARDS 2011 TO TAKE PLACE IN GLASGOW

MOBO awards founder Kanya King held a press conference  today and announced that the 2011 ceremony will take place in Glasgow (Scotland). She also confirmed that the event will be held in Glasgow in 2013, and on it’s the 20th anniversary in 2015. I think that this is a good move. When they held the 2009 event in Glasgow it was a huge success. The show was well organised and the audience was hyped up and lively. But last year’s event in []

UK NEWS: INBETWEENERS WRITERS ‘INTERESTED IN CREATING SITCOM STARRING DIZZEE RASCAL’….

Pop Dash reports that writers from the hit Channel 4 show the Inbetweeners have expressed interest in writing a new comedy series starring Dizzee Rascal. A “source” apparently told tabloid rag The Sun (who seem to be huge “supporters” of any and everything “URBAN” these days) Damon and Iain like the idea of making a funny show about a rapper. Urban artists are usually portrayed in negative or bleak circumstances but they want to do something different. Dizzee is a big personality with loads of charisma and []

FOOLISH UK NEWS OF THE DAY: SECRET LOVER OF 7/7 BOMBER SAYS HE TURNED HER LESBIAN

  A young woman who had an affair with married 7/7 bomber Jermaine Lindsay claims that his betrayal turned her off men for life and she is now a lesbian…. Via The Evening Standard A teenager who was the secret girlfriend of 7/7 suicide bomber Jermaine Lindsay told today how she has become a lesbian because she “can’t trust men”. Lindsay, 19, was married when he detonated a bomb on the Piccadilly line between Russell Square and King’s Cross on 7 July 2005. But he was []

NATE DOGG DIES AT 41

The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that singer Nate Dogg (real name Nathaniel D. Hale) has died. The cause of death has not been specified yet. The star had however been in ill-health for sometime and suffered two strokes – one in 2007, the other in 2008.   Nobody could write or sing a hook like Nate. When he teamed up with Snoop Dogg, Dre and the Dogg Pound it was just pure magic. Rest In Peace Nathaniel  D. Hale aka Nate Dogg.