Month: January 2012

UK NEWS: LIVERPOOL INVOLVED IN NEW “RACE ROW” AFTER PLAYER TOM ADEYEMI IS ALLEGEDLY RACIALLY ABUSED DURING MATCH BY FAN

Oh dear! Another year, ¬†another football race row and another WAKE UP CALL. Liverpool football club has issued a statement in response to last night’s Liverpool verses Oldham game where it is claimed that Oldham defender Tom Adeyemi was racially abused by a Liverpool fan. In the statement they said, “Liverpool¬†Football Club continue to work closely with Merseyside Police to establish all the facts surrounding the incident that occurred during last night’s game. “We take this matter extremely seriously and have today []

DEVASTATING ENTERTAINMENT NEWS: JASON DERULO FRACTURES NECK DURING TOUR REHEARSAL

Yes devastating news folks…. US singer Jason Derulo fractured his neck during one of his energetic practice dance sessions. So sadly his international tour has been put on hold to give him time to recover. The star tweeted, I fractured my neck doing tumbling & acrobatics 4 tour! Always tryin 2 push boundaries 4 YOU! Like my new chain? ūüėČ http://t.co/Hysz8kaD — Jason Derulo (@jasonderulo) January 4, 2012 Get well soon Jason. The international community really needs this tour to happen.

50 CENT CLAIMS HE HAS INKED DEAL WITH PEPSI… BUT THIS IS NEWS TO PEPSI

Several days ago rapper/mogul Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent tweeted to his millions of followers that he had inked a deal with drinks giant Pepsi¬†that would distribute his energy drink¬†Street King¬†nationally. ¬†He added that every time his drink is purchased, a meal would be provided for a hungry child with a donation to the United Nations World Food Program. ¬†The aim is to feed 1 billion children worldwide via the initiative. However Pepsi know nothing of this “deal”. A PepsiCo spokesperson said, []

UK MUSIC: SKEPTA – YOU KNOW ME

….. I can’t quite¬†figure out if old Skepta¬†here expects us to take¬†this new¬†track¬†seriously or if it’s supposed to be a¬†joke. “Me and my black mates and¬†some white niggas” and “Ah wha di bloodclart” What is going on here???? Hahahahahahahaha. Your thoughts please….

UK NEWS: MP DIANE ABBOTT CAUGHT UP IN NEW “RACE ROW” FOR ‘IMPLYING’ THAT TAXI DRIVERS DRIVE PAST BLACK CUSTOMERS

There is no stopping Diane Abbott this week! The woman is on a roll.¬†(LOL). The Labour MP is is in¬†trouble again after accusing taxi drivers of drving past black customers. Abbott tweeted, “Dubious of black people claiming they’ve never experienced racism,” . “Ever tried hailing a taxi I always wonder?” In response to her tweet¬†the OUTRAGED¬†spokesman for the Licensed Taxi Drivers Association Steve McNamara said: “This is a typically silly comment by Diane Abbott and deeply unfair.¬† The modern generation of taxi []

UK NEWS: BOY ACCUSED OF BEING A WITCH TORTURED AND DROWNED

Via The Voice A teenage boy was tortured and killed by his sister and her husband because they believed he was a witch, the Old Bailey heard yesterday (Jan 5). Eric Bikubi helped his wife Magalie, attack her brother Kristy Bamu, 15, with sticks, a metal bar, hammer and chisel, before drowning him in their bath. The victim and his sisters, who had come from France to spend Christmas with the couple, was said to have undergone a ‘prolonged attack of unspeakable []

UK NEWS: THE SOCIETY OF BLACK LAWYERS SENDS OPEN LETTER TO THE EVENING STANDING DEFENDING DIANE ABBOTT

Yesterday Labour MP/Shadow Health Minister Diane Abbott caused OUTRAGE (yes it all kicked off folks!)¬†after she tweeted that “white people love playing divide and rule. We should not play their game” during a¬†conversation about the Stephen Lawrence murder trial, and¬†then¬†added that¬†her comments were taken out of context –¬†she was referring to 19th century European colonialism. Now the Society of Black Lawyers has stepped forward to publicly¬†defend Abbott and sent this open¬†letter to the Evening Standard. “The Diane Abbott row is a sideshow []

UK NEWS: MP DIANE ABBOTT APOLOGISES OVER TWITTER ‘RACE ROW’

Oh dear.. Oh dear… that strange old bird Diane Abbott is in trouble again! I wonder if she will still have a job by the end of next week… Anyway during a Twitter conversation with journalist Bim Adewunmi¬†about the Stephen Lawrence murder trial, Labour MP/Shadow Health Minister Diane Abbott tweeted, Read the full exchange below. Bin¬†Adewunmi:¬†I do wish everyone would stop saying ‘the black community’ though. WHICH ONE? Bin Adewunmi:¬†Clarifying my ‘black community’ tweet: I hate the generally lazy thinking behind the []