Kareem ‘Biggs’ Burke who co-founded Roc-A-Fella Records alongside Jay-Z and Damon Dash has been sentenced to five years in prison for conspiring to traffic more than 100 kilos of marijuana. The NY Daily News reports that the once mighty Burke was snared in a federal drug sting called “Operation Green Venom,” which targeted a trafficking ring that controlled most of the wholesale marijuana market in New York City.Burke told Manhattan Federal Court Judge Loretta Swain that she would never see him again […]
“URBAN” music DJ and new Big Dawg over at BBC Radio Charlie Sloth gives some valuable advice on how to become a successful artist.
Check out new online black British sitcom All About The McKenzie created for the web with the intention of becoming an international TV show. … … … … … I just love that people are no longer begging and relying on TV networks to commission and air their TV projects. Investing in your own projects and then sharing them online is definitely the way forward. Keep up the work everyone involved in other black British online shows, Venus Vs Mars, Brothers With […]
The Independent reports that a passenger plane has crashed in Lagos, Nigeria. An emergency official said that between 140 and 150 people were on the Dana Air flight which was flying from Abuja to Lagos. Click here to read more…. Rest In Peace to all those who lost their lives. Dana Airlines Emergency Numbers for Victims’ Families: 0807-729-1288, 0805-869-7500, 01-280-9888, 01-280-9992.
The actress and wife of Cold Play front man Chris Martin, and best friend to megastars Jay-Z and Beyonce, sat alongside producer The Dream, Beyonce and Kelly Rowland during Jay and Kanye West’s ‘Watch The Throne’ show in Paris several night’s ago and tweeted the following, Ni**as in paris for real @mrteriusnash (the dream) tyty, beehigh http://t.co/WL7TIDpG — Gwyneth Paltrow (@GwynethPaltrow) June 1, 2012 During the show Jay and Kanye performed their hit Niggas In Paris a “record” eleven times. You gotta […]
The Daily Mail reports that the marriage of Rothschild heiress Kate Goldsmithis in trouble after her alleged affair with US rapper Jay Electronica. Kate who is married to the multi-millionaire son (Ben Goldsmith) of the late financier and tycoon Jimmy Goldsmith apparently embarked on a passionate affair with Jay Electronica after he became one of her clients. The rapper who is signed to Jay-Z’s Roc Nation label has also moved to London. A “friend” disclosed to the Mail, Ben is heartbroken, devastated […]
“I’m so bored of answering that. Are there differences between black actors’ opportunities and white actors’ opportunities? Yes, there are. It’s been said. I’d rather a young black actor read about success as opposed to how tough it was. I get these roles because I can act and that’s it. Hopefully that’s it. The less I talk about being black, the better. [Via Vulture]
With Choice FM Breakfast show host/comedian Kojo as a special guest, the debaters discuss the process of choosing personnel to be on debate show’s such as BBC 3’s Free Speech. Points raised during this debate… – If you agree with someone does that mean they represent you? – Do you have to be elected before you represent a community or group? – Is there pressure to represent everyone who shows support? – Is it bad to automatically side with someone who you […]
A bit of a So Solid Crew reunion going on here… well sort of. … “I’m a f**ked up nigga” UK artists really need to stop “following fashion” and calling themselves “niggas/niggers (same word same meaning)” in their verses. … Several months ago a UK artist who often refers to himself as a “nigga” in his verses was left deeply offended when a Caucasian fan called him the “realist nigga”. The artist then replied “Don’t call me a nigga again”. I laughed. Anyway your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?