Month: May 2011

UK NEWS: BUSINESSWOMAN GUILTY OF ‘NON-EXISTANT JOB’ FRAUD

Via The Voice Online A BUSINESSWOMAN who conned hopeful job seekers out of 400 (GBP) was found guilty of four counts of fraud by false representation. Michelle Rowe, 40, was given a 16-week suspended sentence and 148 hours of community service for advertising non-existent job vacancies for trainee housing officers through her south London-based company, Arlington Networks. Successful candidates were then interviewed before being told that they had to pay 400 (GBP) to complete a course to secure their position. Continue Reading…. []

UK NEWS: BOY BANNED FROM SCHOOL FOR “CORN-ROW” HAIRSTYLE TAKES BATTLE TO HIGH COURT

Via The Daily Mail A school’s decision to bar a pupil because of his hairstyle has come under challenge in a High Court test case. The boy, G, who cannot be named for legal reasons, was refused entry to St Gregory’s Catholic Science College in Kenton, Harrow, north London, at the age of 12 because he wears his hair in ‘cornrows’. The popular West African style of braiding hair along the scalp is prohibited under the strict uniform and hair policy at St []

MATTHEW KNOWLES TO HOST AUDITIONS FOR NEW FEMALE POP GROUP

Via Music World Entertainment Mathew Knowles, founder, CEO, President of Music World Entertainment and Beyonce’s father/former manager, will host auditions for a new three member female pop group on Thursday, May 12 in Houston. All interested participants must be between the ages of 18-24. Participants must be able to sing and dance simultaneously to a well-known recognizable pop song of their choice for one minute. Participants must bring a performance track along with a photo and resume. When: Thursday, May 12, 2011 []

OFFICIAL FILM TRAILER: IMMORTALS

Eons after the Gods won their mythic struggle against the Titans, a new evil threatens the land. Mad with power, King Hyperion (Mickey Rourke) has declared war against humanity. Amassing a bloodthirsty army of soldiers disfigured by his own hand, Hyperion has scorched Greece in search of the legendary Epirus Bow, a weapon of unimaginable power forged in the heavens by Ares. Only he who possesses this bow can unleash the Titans, who have been imprisoned deep within the walls of Mount []

UK EVENT: MIKE SCHREIBER EXHIBITION – TRUE HIP-HOP (LONDON)

Protein® is pleased to host the first European “TRUE Hip-Hop” exhibition and book launch, a collection of photographs by New York-based photographer Mike Schreiber shot over a 12 year period. Mike Schreiber will present 14 of his most famous photos from his book ‘TRUE Hip-Hop’ which features artists like M.I.A, Mos Def, Nas, Eminem and Wu Tang Clan. The exhibition, curated by Zeyna Sy, is open to the public from May 20-26 2011 and provides a deep insight into the daily lives []

UK NEWS: RIO FERDINAND’S STALKER SUSANNE IBRU JAILED

Stalker Susanne Ibru Susanne Ibru who stalked Manchester United player Rio Ferdinand and his family has been jailed for 10 weeks and put on a restraining order for 10 years. Via Mirror Football Susanne Ibru, 38, appeared at Crewe Magistrates’ Court after being convicted of harassment of the Manchester United and England star last month. The defendant was living in Peckham, south London, when she made three 400-mile round trips to Ferdinand’s home in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, on February 21 last year, []

KANYE WEST RELEASES A NEW LINE OF SILK SCARVES

Kanye West has now branched out in to designing silk scarves folks…. Social Writers Blog reports that the rapper has collaborated with French design partnership, M/M, to release the line of silk scarves,  and each design is inspired by the artist George Condo, who is responsible for the artwork for Kanye’s last album, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy. Price – $365.oo (USD) / £218.00 (British Pound Sterling)  Click HERE for more info. I’ll pass Kanye.