Month: March 2011

BEYONCE AND MATTHEW KNOWLES PART WAYS “ON A BUSINESS LEVEL”

Yahoo News reports that superstar Beyonce will no longer be managed by her father Matthew Knowles. The star’s publicist told The Associated Press in a statement yesterday (28 March) that she and her father have parted ways on a “business level”. Beyonce also said in a statement that she is grateful for the role her father has had in her career, and added “he is my father for life and I love my dad dearly.” ………………………………………………………………………… Oh dear I bet Matthew didn’t []

UK MUSIC: DELE – ‘F U RIGHT’

F U Right is taken from East-Londoner Dele’s EP Coming To Age.  The track is steamy and seductive and gives us an insight in to what the 23-year-old singer is prepared to do to his girlfriend. Dele sounds a bit like R Kelly. This is the kind of track that Kelly would have released perhaps in the early noughties. I can really hear him singing this. But I really like this track and Dele is easy on the eye. Yep it definitely []

UK FILM NEWS: FILMING STARTS ON NOEL CLARKE’S NEW PROJECT / EXTRAS WANTED

Actor/writer/director Noel Clarke has started filming his new feature film called The Knot. From what I’ve heard so far, The Knot is a romantic comedy. Seeing as this is a Noel Clarke project I already expect to see the usual suspects starring in this film. But I won’t say anymore until I see the full cast list. I do however hope that Clarke has cast a fresh breed of acting talent in The Knot and not a bunch of “Team UK” randoms who have no business acting much less appearing []

UK FILM – SUICIDE KIDS (SHORT TRAILER)

When a young girl takes her own life, Archie and the other Suicide Kids decide to follow her lead and form a pact. But as the group begin to die on by one, Archie realises that they have all become the target of a masked killer and that his commitment to death has become a terrifying fight for survival and a battle to protect the girl he loves. But who’s the killer? Suicide Kids stars Robert Sheehan, Ashley Walters, Femi Oyeniran, Tulissa []

IMAGES OF BLACK WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL 2011 (LONDON)

  Opening Film: I WILL FOLLOW Maye (Richardson-Whitfield) is a success. Hot career. Hot boyfriend. But when her world is turned upside down by tragedy, she must struggle to keep her balance. I WILL FOLLOW chronicles a day in the life of a woman at a crossroads, and the twelve people who help her move forward into a brave new world. Starring a few stars: Salli Richardson-Whitfield, Omari Hardwick, Blair Underwood… Other Screenings: – FILMMAKERS FORUM: how women in the 21st century []

TWITTER RANT OF THE DAY – KOJO THE COMEDIAN

Only a stupid comedian with no jokes would go on stage & spend their whole set talking about how much money they make! — KOJO (@OfficialKojo) March 27, 2011 Why go on stage and spend your whole set bragging about the celebrities you think you know? Tell some bloody jakes!!! — KOJO (@OfficialKojo) March 27, 2011 When you get on TV it becomes harder as expectations grow! Concentrate on your craft rather than telling people how much your weave costs! — KOJO []

MILK & HONEY SERIES NEEDS YOUR HELP! (TRAILER)

Help ‘Milk and Honey’ series get 1 million views! Asha May, together with her mentor Debbie Allen, Idris Elba and Lance Gross have created an excellent TV series, – Milk + Honey. Idris and the Brown Paper Dolls company (Chicagoans and Howard U, FAMU & Spelman, grads Dana Gills, Asha Kamali May, and Jeanette McDuffie) have been working on this series for over 3 years. The show was created to showcase diverse images of women of color that are rarely seen on []

UK MUSIC: MR MITCHELL – OFF THE COATHANGER TRAILER

  Introducing MR Mitchell, Tony Mitchell, one half of the former duo The Mitchell Brothers, who were the very first act to be signed to the well renowned artist and producer Mike Skinner’s label, The Beats. “Where’s Teddy? What happened to The Mitchell Brothers?” you may ask…..all shall be revealed soon. After a three-year hiatus a new era has arrived. Tony is back with a brand new attitude and a contagious style that will capture the ears and eyes of old and []