Day: May 28, 2011

VIDEO: BLACK IS BEAUTIFUL ‘DARK GIRLS’ DOCUMENTARY (PREVIEW) / MY THOUGHTS

———————————————————————————————- This makes me so angry. The black community still has some serious issues when it comes to people who have dark skin complexions within the community. It’s 2011. This foolishness has got to stop people! And as for the cretin who says he thinks dark-skinned girls “look funny standing next to me”, he deserves one bitch lick across his stupid face. But it’s this same kind of attitude that’s also prevalent here in the UK. You have dark-skinned men in this []

UK NEWS: SONY AND WARNER MUSIC WORK EXPERIENCE GIRL SET TO EARN 3 MILLION AS HOLLYWOOD TURNS BLOG IN TO FILM

Via London 24 A former work experience girl has landed a $3 million deal for her cult music industry blog to be turned into a movie. Lotte Mullan’s online journal tells of her experiences as a temp and as a struggling singer battling to be successful. The 25-year-old’s frank entries cover rejection, inappropriate touching, awkward sweaty hugs, the perils of social networking and living in damp-ridden bedsits. After attracting the eye of a literary agent, the blog is now going to form []

GIL SCOTT-HERON DIES

The legendary musician and poet Gil Scott-Heron has died at the age of 62. The cause of death is not yet known. Scott-Heron started his career in 1970 which spanned soul, jazz, blues and the spoken word. He was also the first artist to speak out against apartheid in South Africa, and went on to influence a generations of artists, particularly within the Hip Hop genre. …………………………… Rest In Peace Gil Scott-Heron.