Month: July 2011

UK FILM NEWS: ‘SUICIDE KIDS’ TITLE CHANGE

The forthcoming UK film Suicide Kids starring Robert Sheehan, Ashley Walters and N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos is dead!  Okay perhaps that’s a slight exaggeration – there has just been a name change. Suicide Kids was supposed to be released on June 10th and for the past 5 months leading up to that date the makers released a countless stream of mini promo videos featuring a bunch of known faces and randoms each listing their three reasons to live. However the official full length trailer was suspiciously missing in action. But no []

UK TV: ‘LOOSE WOMEN’ SUFFERS RATINGS SLUMP / HOST KATE THORNTON AXED

First she was axed from hosting The X-Factor and now Kate Thornton has been axed from co-hosting Loose Women. I think Kate is a pretty good host so I don’t quite understand why TV executives feel the need to replace her. Via The Daily Mail ITV daytime show Loose Women has sacked two presenters in an attempt to shore up a dramatic slump in ratings. Former X Factor host Kate Thornton, who joined the show in 2009 as a co-anchor, and Zoe []

UK NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL FACES LIFE LONG BRITISH AIRWAYS BAN AFTER ‘ABUSING STEWARDESS’

Via The Daily Mail Dizzee Rascal (real name Dylan Kwabena) was hauled off a plane at Heathrow yesterday for allegedly hurling abuse at a stewardess – and now he could face a life ban from British Airways. The rapper is said to have hurled foul-mouthed insults at the stewardess as he sat in First Class. He had been on his way to Portugal to the Optimus Alive! festival, where Coldplay and Foo Fighters were also on the bill, but as a result []

NEWS OF THE WORLD 1843-2011 – IT’S A WRAP!

The last ever issue of tabloid rag the News Of The World hit news stands this morning and has probably sold out everywhere by now. Well it’s the end of an era but not the end of the phone hacking inquiry that signalled in the publication’s down fall. Rest In Peace!

UK MUSIC/VIDEO: MUDDYLOOP FEATURING AMBROSIUS – ‘MIXTAPE’

Check out Muddyloop’s new single Mixtape featuring singer/songwriter Ambrosius (real name Marvin Ambrosius and younger brother of songstress Marsha Ambrosius). ……………………………………….. I love Ambrosius’ voice and Mixtape definitely gets the thumbs up from me. This is a track I plan on blasting to death throughout the summer. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: THE NEWS OF THE WORLD ‘WANTED TO DO AN EXPOSE ON REGGAE BAND ASWAD’

I almost choked on my MacDonalds hash brown when I came across this article via The Voice Online. As most of you will know by now popular tabloid The News Of The World has closed down due to the on going phone hacking scandal, and today former deputy editor Andy Coulson was arrested by police investigating phone hacking and corruption allegations. Radio host and contributor to The Voice Dotun Adebayo used to work for the rag back in the day and revealed in his column yesterday that the paper wanted to run an expose on []

UK MUSIC: IKES – THE PREPARATION

Check out unsigned rapper from London IKES and his new track The Preparation. The track is well produced and he has a relatively decent flow (which does sound familiar).  The 15-21 year old demographic will like this. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?