Month: April 2012

UK MUSIC NEWS: RAPPER A.DOT LAUNCHES CLOTHING LINE

Another day…. another “clothing line”…. Website Pappzd reports that female MC A.Dot has teamed up with streetwear brand House of Hoxshore and created the clothing line Quiff Head Clothing. The A.Dot influenced collection is very simple and includes a range of t-shirts and sweatshirts for men and women. Unlike some other clothing brands which bear no resemblance to the style or essence of the artist fronting it, this collection fully reflects A.Dot’s image and is therefore called Quiff Head, after her iconic []

UK FILM: VICTIM (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

VICTIM – A new “URBAN” thriller about the consequences of crime, and how one young person will finally escape from this dangerous trap. … Opens in cinemas June 8th. They finished making this film while Noah was still building the arc.  I didn’t think it would ever receive a cinema release date.

UK TV: DRINK, DRUGS AND KFC (WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY AML AMEEN)

Drink, Drugs and KFC is a short film written and directed by Kidulthood and Harry’s Law Star Aml Ameen. The film airs Saturday 21st April on The Community Channel, Sky 539 and Virgin 233 at 10.30pm. SYNOPSIS: Drinks Drugs and KFC is a coming of age romantic comedy, which can be likened to “Super Bad” or “American Pie”. Geeky Teenager NATHAN (Kedar Williams-Stirling), finds himself in love with Montana, the most sort after girl in college, it’s his last night to proclaim his feelings, but standing in the way is her ex boyfriend []

VIDEO: TINIE TEMPAH LAUNCHES NEW CLOTHING LINE ‘DISTURBING LONDON’

Another day and another ill-advised celebrity launches a clothing line *yawn*. UK artist Tinie Tempah launched his debut clothing line Disturbing London at Selfridges yesterday. Check out the video footage below. … Why is his T-shirt so low cut? What’s that all about??? Anyway it will be interesting to see if people actually flock to Selfridges to buy pieces from Tinie’s clothing line.

UK ANTICS: RAPPERS CHIPMUNK AND WRETCH 32 “FLASH THE CASH” DURING JUMP OFF BOOTY SHAKING COMPETITION

Chipmunk and Wretch 32 pretended they were Lil Wayne and Rick Ross on Monday night while hanging out at the popular Jump Off event in London. The pair decided to literally ‘shower’ young women with money (fifty pound notes)  who were taking part in the booty shaking competition. [Thanks L] It does my heart good to see Wretch and Chipmunk investing their royalties wisely especially during these financially difficult times.

UK EVENT: REEL TALK LIVE LAUNCH

REEL TALK LIVE – an opportunity for young people aged 16-26 to come together once a month, network and discuss the subjects important to you!     What are the issues affecting young people in the UK?  Do you have a voice that is not being heard?  Then this event is for you!  Topics can range from Unemployment, Homosexuality and Crime, to Chat Up Lines, Body Image and Relationships.     COME AND GET YOUR VIEWS ACROSS IN A FORUM OF YOUR PEERS!     This event will []

RAP DOCUMENTARY: SOMETHING FROM NOTHING – THE ART OF RAP (OFFICIAL TRAILER)

SOMETHING FROM NOTHING: THE ART OF RAP is a feature length performance documentary film about the runaway juggernaut that is Rap music. At the wheel of this unstoppable beast is the film’s director and interviewer Ice-T. Ice-T takes us on a deeply personal journey to uncover how this music of the street has grown to dominate the world. Along the way Ice-T meets some of the remarkable superstars of Rap, from Eminem to Dr Dre, to Snoop Dogg and Kanye West. He []

CALLS FOR SWEDISH MINISTER TO RESIGN OVER BLACK WOMAN CAKE STUNT

Picture via Frihetssmedjan Just when you think it can’t get any more offensive and ridiculous… Via The Guardian Sweden’s minister of culture has been accused of racism after cutting a cake depicting a naked black woman. Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth was taking part in an event at the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the capital’s museum of modern art and home to works by Picasso and Dalí. She was invited to cut the cake, an art installation meant to highlight the issue of female genital mutilation. She began, []