Month: July 2012

UK ANTICS: K KOKE – THE ONLY ONE (BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO SHOOT)

I don’t normally post behind the scene footage of video shoots but I have decided to make an exception here because I find this shoot highly amusing for a variety of reasons (you will soon see why). Rapper K Koke is signed to Jay-Z’s ROC Nation label and recently shot the video for his new single The Only One in Hackney, East London. Check out the behind the scenes footage below. [Via The Lala Report] Your thoughts please…. Advertisements

UK INDUSTRY NEWS: GRIME DAILY (GRM DAILY) RELAUNCHES WEBSITE AND BRAND

Last week popular UK entertainment website Grime Daily held a party in London to celebrate the relaunch of their website and brand. Grime Daily will now be known as GRM Daily which stands for Grime & Rap Music “as a move to encompass the brand’s ethos as the home of urban entertainment”. The good, the bad, the hyped up and the talented from the world of “URBAN” entertainment all came out to celebrate the relaunch. Check out the launch party video below.

UK NEWS: FA CHARGE RIO FERDINAND OVER ASHLEY COLE “CHOC ICE” TWEET

The FA (Football Association) has decided to charge footballer Rio Ferdinand for acknowledging a tweet from a Twitter follower earlier this month which described fellow player Ashley Cole as a “choc-ice”. Cole was called a “sell out” and a “choc ice” after defending low life team-mate and “good friend” John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of racially abusing QPR player Anton Ferdinand (Rio’s brother) during a game in October 2011. He admitted to calling Ferdinand a “f**king black []

UK SHOWBIZ WEDDING OF THE YEAR: POP STARS MARVIN HUMES AND ROCHELLE WISEMAN GET MARRIED

JLS star Marvin Humes and The Saturdays girl band member Rochelle Wiseman tied the knot on Friday at Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire. The couple said their vows in front of band mates and MEGA-STARS including Tulisa Contostavlos, Olly Murs, Pixie Lott, Alexandra Burke, Diana Vickers, DJ Reggie Yates, Girls Aloud’s Nicola Roberts, Blue star Simon Webbe, Harry Styles, Liam Payne and Niall Horan of boy band One Direction and rappers Chipmunk and Wretch 32. Glossy publication Hello Magazine were also in attendance doing what they do best, cutting cheques to gain access []

UK NEWS: 3,000 OLYMPIC TICKETS ON SALE AFTER CORPORATE SPONSORS AND THE “OLYMPIC FAMILY” FAIL TO SHOW UP FOR EVENTS

Via ITV News LOCOG has said it has reclaimed 3,000 tickets from officials who are unlikely to use them, and have sold them to the public today. In its daily press conference, the 2012 Games organisers said they were approaching national Olympic committees on a “daily, session-by-session basis” in an attempt to ensure that more seats are filled. It follows widespread reports of empty seats at Olympic venues, including some events that would have easily sold out had all the tickets been []

UK NEWS: FA CHARGES JOHN TERRY FOR RACIALLY ABUSING ANTON FERDINAND

The FA (Football Association) has finally charged footballer John Terry for racially abusing Anton Ferdinand during a game in October 2011. Terry admitted during his trial two weeks ago that he did call Ferdinand a “f**king black c**t” but was still cleared by a judge. Via BBC News Chelsea captain John Terry has been charged by the Football Association after last season’s incident with QPR defender Anton Ferdinand. Terry, 31, is alleged to have used “abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour” in []