Applications are now open for ITN’s Work Experience Programme to commence on 12th September 2011. This is a two week placement that can take place in ITV News, Channel 4 News or ITN Productions. It is open to anyone in the UK over the age of 18. Applicants to the work experience programme for ITV News and Channel 4 News will work alongside experienced news specialists and have the opportunity to learn what it takes to produce a high quality news programme. […]
Via Allhiphop.com Legendary hip-hop label Def Jam went through serious downsizing last week, when over 20 employees were laid off. Over twenty staffers, along with industry executives Jonathan McHugh and Chris Hicks were dismissed from the Island Def Jam/Motown record labels. According to reports, McHugh and Hicks will continue to do consulting work for the label and other companies. The news of layoffs come almost a month after Island Def Jam CEO Barry Weiss denied a report by TheWrap, which stated the […]
The Voice reports that police in Zimbabwe are hunting down a group of women who have been sexually assaulting young men at gunpoint. They believe the trio, who kidnap “young men” before sexually assaulting them, carry out the act for ritual purposes, because in some cases the women use condoms to collect the man’s sperm, fuelling further speculation that the crimes are ritualistic. Click HERE to read more…. This is insane!
The Screen Nation Film & TV Awards 2011 annual ceremony aka the ‘Black Baftas’, celebrating outstanding achievements and diversity on the British screen, will take place on Sunday the 16th October 2011 at the indigO2, hosted by one of TV’s favourite couples Angellica Bell and Michael Underwood. This prestigious event has built a reputation as the UK’s only international ceremony to recognise the achievements of culturally diverse talent in Film and Television. The 7th annual event celebrates British talent as well as stars from […]
Yes folks music awards season is almost here! Check out the 2011 Urban Music Awards nominees list. Best Collaboration sponsored by Corona Extra DJ Fresh ft Sian Evans “Louder” (Ministry of Sound) Dappy ft. Tinchy Stryder “Spaceship” (4th & Broadway & AATW) Lock Essein ft. Tanya Lacey “How we Roll” (RCA) Vato Gonzalez ft Foreign Beggars “Badman Riddim” (Levels/Ministry of Sound) Chipmunk ft. Chris Brown “Champion” Wretch 32 ft. Example “Unorthodox” (Levels/Ministry of Sound) Best Male Artist Example (Data) Jay Sean Chipmunk […]
I keep hearing positive things about Jay-Z’s protegé J Cole but I never bothered listening to any of his work until his new single Work Out landed in my inbox late last night. The track – He opens singing the chorus to Paula Abdul’s ’89’ hit debut single Straight Up which threw me a little. I don’t think Work Out is a particularly strong single, it’s bubblegum Hip Hop which is clearly geared towards a mainstream audience. I wonder if it was […]