Month: June 2012

FILM TRAILER: ALEX CROSS (STARRING TYLER PERRY)

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….

UK NEWS: JESSIE J SUED FOR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

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 []

THE HACKNEY WEEKEND MUSIC FESTIVAL – IT’S A WRAP!

The BBC Radio Hackney Weekend music festival took place this past weekend and judging from the feedback it was a huge success. I didn’t attend but watched some of the performances on BBC 3. The build-up to headliner Jay-Z’s performance was ridiculously stupid and over the top (LOL). Anyone would have thought that Michael Jackson (Rest In Peace) was about to hit the stage.  You also had people (men) on Twitter getting their knickers in a twist and screaming blue murder at []

“JOKE” OF THE DAY: COMEDIAN CHELSEA HANDLER GOING ON AFRICAN SAFARI “TO SEE WHERE ALL RAPPERS COME FROM”

“I’m going on an African safari simply because I want to see where all rappers come from”. I tuned in to popular E! talk show Chelsea Lately last night and the show’s host the popular Chelsea Handler opened with the “joke” above. So what are you saying Chelsea? Black rappers all started life running around a wildlife park in Botswana before they crossed the ‘middle passage’ to the Americas? Chelsea who dated rapper Curtis Jackson aka 50 Cent for a brief spell []

BBC RADIO: THE HACKNEY WEEKEND 2012: IT’S ALMOST HERE…..

Well it’s almost here folks!!!  The highly anticipated BBC Radio Hackney Weekend music festival will take over Hackney Marshes this weekend. If you were to tell me years ago that BBC Radio would host a major music event in delightful Hackney and on the marshes I would have laughed my head of and sent you on your way. (It was also announced today by over excited showbiz reporter Dan Wootton that Cheryl Cole will appear as a “special guest”.  I don’t even have the energy to comment on this farcical piece of news.). CLICK HERE []

UK NEWS: OH TV – JAMAICAN SUMMER PRESENTER SEARCH

JAMAICAN SUMMER celebrates the unique and historic double of Jamaica’s 50th year of independence and the eagerly anticipated London 2012 takeover. OH TV and  Television Jamaica (TVJ) have joined forces to bring you a ground-breaking season of content from music to sport, politics to history, all inspired by Jamaica and its people. Key to the line up is a historic LIVE daily link up from the UK to Jamaica of the iconic show, Smile Jamaica. OH TV is excited to announce our []