Month: June 2011

UK NEWS: MAN FOUND DEAD AT GLASTONBURY

Via BBC News A man has been found dead at the Glastonbury Festival. The body of the man, thought to be in his 50s, was found at about 0900 BST at the music event at Worthy Farm in Pilton, Somerset. The BBC understands the body was found in a portable toilet in a restricted access area between the Pyramid Stage and the other stages. Avon and Somerset Police cordoned off the area after the body was found on Sunday. The cordon was []

VIDEO: ESTELLE FT RICK ROSS – BREAK MY HEART

………………………………………………………. I have said this before and I will say it again Estelle is no singer, she is a rapper. Her vocals on this track sound flat in parts and slightly off-key. But Rick Ross and decent production save Break My Heart. The video – Very slick and we see Estelle strolling around in a swimming costume, which is a first. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK MUSIC: AMBROSIUS – DOWNLOAD ME

Introducing R&B act Ambrosius, real name Marvin Ambrosius. Younger brother to one of the UK’s most successful soulful exports, Marsha Ambrosius (Formerly of Floetry), he has written melodies and lyrics for tracks by Angie Stone, Floetry, The Game and Nas. He has also penned tracks with Scott Storch, title track for platinum selling artist Alesha Dixon’s album “The Alesha Show”, Cool & Dre, and crossed the waters by writing a platinum selling single for Japanese boy band Toshinki. After so many years []

UK MUSIC: PW – WINNER

Check out 18-year-old newcomer PW and his single Winner. ……………………………………….. He reminds me of Chipmunk but the single will probably wet the appetites of the 13-16 year old demographic. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK RADIO NEWS: DJ MANNY NORTE ANNOUNCES HE’S LEAVING KISS FM

DJ Manny Norte announced today via Twitter that he is leaving radio station Kiss FM. …Erm…I guess I might as well say it now and get it out the way…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 Next week will be my last radio show on Kiss. So TONIGHT will be my penultimate show…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 They are changing the sound of Friday nights…. — Manny Norte (@MannyNorte) June 24, 2011 I'm serious! No bullshit. After next []

PIC OF THE DAY: BURGLARY SUSPECT FOUND HANGING FROM RAZOR WIRE

WSBTV reports that police found a burglary suspect dangling from razor wire atop a northwest Atlanta fence Monday. Officers told Channel 2 Action News two men broke into a home on Peachtree Battle Avenue in Buckhead (Atlanta), raced from the scene and wrecked their car a short distance away on Chattahoochee Avenue. Continue Reading…. NO COMMENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

UK ONLY COMPETITION: WIN A WEEKEND IN ATLANTA WITH MULTI-GRAMMY AWARD-WINNING SONGWRITER/PRODUCER BRYAN-MICHAEL COX

UK promotions company Stylish Nights and hit US producer Bryan Michael Cox, are offering Mad News readers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to spend an unforgettable weekend with the creative force behind chart and club smashes by music superstars Usher, Mary J Blige and Mariah Carey.   The lucky individual will be shadowing Bryan-Michael Cox in Atlanta, a major hub of the popular US R&B and Hip Hop scene, and will spend the weekend observing his working day and acting as his assistant. Uber-talented Bryan, []