Jesse Jackson, KRS-One, Q-Tip, Estelle, ?uestlove, P. J. O’Rourke, Jaron Lanier, and fourteen other rappers, poets, academics and pundits came together in London on 26 June to debate the motion, ‘Hip-Hop on Trial: Hip-Hop Doesn’t Enhance Society, It Degrades it’, chaired by the BBC’s Emily Maitlis, and moderated online by Jemima Khan. The debate was streamed live online last night but I couldn’t watch it because my computer is being a complete nightmare at the moment and just keeps crashing. I did […]
An Italian newspaper thought it would be HILARIOUS to depict footballer Mario Balotelli as the giant black menacing ape King Kong mounting Big Ben in the cartoon above. La Gazzetta dello Sport decided to feature the cartoon in the run up to the Euro 2012 Italy v England game which took place on Sunday. Mario as you can imagine wasn’t very happy with the depiction so the rag later issued an insincere “apology” which said something along the lines of, We’ve done nothing wrong, […]
Alex Cross” follows the homicide detective/psychologist (Tyler Perry), from the worldwide best-selling novels by James Patterson, as he meets his match in a serial killer (Matthew Fox). The two face off in a high-stakes game of cat and mouse, but when the mission gets personal, Cross is pushed to the edge of his moral and psychological limits in this taut and exciting action thriller. … Well this is a change from the usual roles Tyler plays in his movies….
Oh dear it looks like the greatest vocalist of all time is in trouble. Billboard reports that singer-songwriter Will Loomis is suing Jessie J for copyright infringement. Loomis accuses Jessie of using the track Bright Red Chords by his band Loomis & the Lust without his consent and using it for her hit single Domino. His lawyer said in a statement, “We look forward to obtaining an appropriate remedy from the court for this clear infringement.” Check out the video below. … Universal Music […]