Month: March 2011

UK NEWS: CARTOON TRAILER – THE HIT MEN (BY MIKE GLC)

The Hit Men is the idea of illustrator and writer Mike GLC. The Hit Men idea came to him 6 years ago whilst he was serving time in Wandsworth jail. Whilst in jail Mike had drawn and written the story to a comic which at the time he had called Drake which was about an ex marine who started up a mercenary group. He had always promised that one day he would finish the comic and fully develop the idea but life []

SINGER JAMELIA RELEASES NEW PROMO SHOTS

UK songstress Jamelia plans to release new music and an album sometime in the year, but in the mean time check out the brand new promo shots of the star, which also features her daughters. Photos spotted @ The Lala Report

VIDEO: USHER – MORE

Usher’s descent in to Dance/Pop still continues to destroy my soul.  Call me when the DUMBING down has stopped, and Usher has gone back to being the slick R&B star that he once was. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?  

UK NEWS: ‘CHARISMATIC’ EVANGELICAL PREACHER FACES JAIL AFTER ADMITTING TWO SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Via Channel 4 Dr Albert Odulele, who runs Glory House International, admitted indecently assaulting a boy aged 14 and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old man – both former members of his congregation. He entered the guilty pleas at Bexley Magistrates’ Court in south-east London and was committed for sentencing at Woolwich Crown Court on a date yet to be set. Magistrates granted him conditional bail at the brief hearing. Odulele, who describes himself as a ‘teacher, preacher and evangelical preacher’, is a major []

VIDEO: WENDY WILLIAMS INTERVIEWS ARETHA FRANKLIN (PART 1 & 2)

I remember when Wendy Williams would call out the rich and famous on her radio show and took no prisoners. Back then she was doing what popular gossip bloggers do today. And now she has her own successful TV show and is conducting interviews with the likes of the legendary Aretha Franklin . Wendy is actually living proof that you don’t necessarily have to kiss backside to move up in the world of entertainment. However we could have done without the ‘tears’ Wendy……..

JANET JACKSON ANNOUNCES HER FIRST UK TOUR DATES IN 3 YEARS

Legendary Icon, singer/actress and five time Grammy award winner Janet Jackson  announces her world tour which takes in two dates at the Royal Albert Hall on June 30th  and July 2nd – her first tour in three years. Get ready for the Janet Jackson Number Ones: Up Close & Personal Tour.     Tickets go on sale Friday 4th March @ 8.00am and in-person at the  Royal Albert Hall from 9.00am.       This tour will differ from her previous concerts as Janet will []

UK TV/VIDEO: BBC BIG QUESTION – SHOULD ADOPTION BE COLOUR BLIND?

Last week the government revealed new adoption guidelines that will now make it easier for couples to adopt children from different ethnic backgrounds, and say that race should no longer be a “deal-breaker” in adoption cases.  Click HERE to read more about this decision if you missed it. As expected the release of the new guidelines sparked major debate. Some felt that the new guidelines were a step in the right direction, while others expressed concern that a black/Asian child would lose his/her identity and have no understanding of their culture if placed []

UK NEWS: AJ KING WINS ‘KISS CHOSEN ONE’ COMPETITION

  A BIG congratulations goes out to AJ King aka Blaze Oh My Days who has been announced as the winner of the Kiss Chosen One competition, and will become their new presenter.  Official announcement via Kiss website At the beginning of the year we started our search for a new KISS presenter. Thousands of you entered, hundreds auditioned & 25 hopefuls came into our KISS studios for the Presenter Academy. The best 10 were put to the public vote, you chose the final 5 []

UK NEWS: ACTOR RICKY WHITTLE “LANDS HOLLYWOOD DEAL”

The Daily Star reports that former Hollyoaks and Strictly Come Dancing star Ricky Whittle has signed a major deal and has moved to Hollywood. The actor who is apparently now living in a ‘luxurious home in the Hollywood Hills’ told the newspaper, “I’ve just signed a massive deal. I’m desperate to tell [everyone] about it but it’s top secret.” I think Ricky should have kept this news to himself. So many British actors/actresses have made the mistake of blabbing to the tabloid press, telling []