Several days ago a Twitter user tweeted footballer Rio Ferdinand (brother of Anton) and called fellow player Ashley Cole a “choc ice” and a “sell out”. Why? Cole appeared in court last week and defended his “good friend” and Chelsea team-mate John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. He admitted to shouting the words but was cleared of racially abusing Ferdinand. (Click HERE to read all about it). Since […]
Yesterday I posted the news that Britain’s leading black newspaper (for 30 years) The Voice had been denied press accreditation to cover the 2012 games. However a letter from the BOA (British Olympic Association) states that the request has apparently been added to their “waiting list”. News that the highly respected and prominent African-Caribbean publication had been denied access in to the Olympic stadium has now gone viral (the BOA didn’t see this coming) and now an online petition has been set […]
The Press Association reports that Doreen Lawrence, the mother of murdered black London teenager Stephen Lawrence, will be one of the torchbearers carrying the Olympic Flame on its last days before the start of the 2012 Games. Mrs Lawrence (59) will carry the torch on July 23 as the torch relay winds its way through London ahead of the opening ceremony on July 27. She will carry the flame into the forecourt of the Stephen Lawrence Centre in Deptford, south east London, […]
Unsigned UK artist Infecta has announced via Twitter that he sensationally turned down an offer to sign to rapper Kanye West’s label G.O.O.D Music. The rising star who has so far notched up 2 million YouTube views tweeted: https://twitter.com/Infecta/status/224476934824923136 Check out Infecta below. … I bet this was disappointing news for Kanye. Infecta would have been a great addition to his label. But signing to an artist’s label nearly always ends in tears.
Footballer Ashley Cole now has the mainstream media and Chelsea FC supporters running to his defence after being called a “sell out” and a “choc ice” on various social networking websites. Why? Shoe Shine Cole appeared in court last week and defended his “good friend” and Chelsea team-mate John Terry during his racism trial. Terry had been accused of calling QPR player Anton Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. He admitted to shouting the words but was […]
This report from the Jamaica Gleaner has left me FUMING on this wet grey afternoon. Britain’s leading black publication The Voice has been denied press accreditation in to the Olympic stadium during the 2012 games. After applying for press accreditation the publication received the letter below from the British Olympic Association (BOA): “After careful consideration by the Media Accreditation Committee, we regret to inform you that your application for accreditation for the London 2012 Olympic Games has been unsuccessful. “Should we be […]
Today footballer John Terry was found not guilty of racially abusing QPR player Anton Ferdinand. Terry had been charged with a racially aggravated public order offence after “allegedly” calling Ferdinand a “f**king black c*nt” during a match in October 2011. *Note: This was filmed and we all saw him shouting those words* Click HERE to read the full judgment on the verdict. … Like I said earlier this week John Terry is like a cat with nine lives. I knew the low life would […]
BUFF Enterprises presents its’ festival trailer for ‘Melvin — Chronicles of a Player’, written and directed by Lawrence Coke, which will be making its’ UK premiere at the 2012 British Urban Film Festival at London’s TUC Headquarters in Tottenham Court Road starting on October 12.
Lover’s Rock, a sub-genre of reggae born in the UK defined a generation in the late 70s and 80s hugely impacting on British Pop Culture. This is an intimate show with three of the genres leading lights; ‘Queens of Lover’s Rock’ Janet Kay (Silly Games) and Carroll Thompson (Hopelessly In Love) joined by multi-talented star of stage and screen, Victor Romero Evans (At The Club),sharing their heart-warming and hilarious stories punctuated by songs of the era. It’s sure to spark fond memories! […]
First king puppet and MUG Ashley Cole swans in to Westminster Magistrates’ Court and defends John Terry and now this. Former Chelsea player Salomon Kalou and Ryan Bertrand both defended footballer John Terry in court yesterday by submitting glowing character references. A statement from Kalou, who was not in court said he had never heard Terry use any form of racist language, and never heard anyone claim that he had done so. And in a long statement Bertrand went in to detail about how Terry has helped him in his […]