Day: November 22, 2012

UK RADIO NEWS: DJ RODIGAN RESIGNS FROM KISS FM

The Independant reports that one of Britain’s best known Reggae deejay’s David Rodigan has resigned from Kiss FM, after 22 years of service at the station. In a statement Rodigan said: “I’ve been with the station for 22 years, shared some wonderful times with many fantastic artists and members of staff and it’s with great sadness that I’ve come to this decision. Due to their continued marginalisation of reggae music into the twilight zone of radio scheduling, it has left me no option []

FORMER LEAD SINGER OF BRITISH 1990S R&B GROUP DAMAGE DISCUSSES SPLIT, CHOICE FM ANTICS AND SOLO CAREER

In a new interview with The Voice former lead vocalist of hit 1990s British R&B group Damage Coree Richards, talks about his life after he split from the group to pursue his solo music career (they were not pleased) and his future endeavours. He reveals: ‘’The guys all stopped speaking to me after that.  I was so depressed I went to Thailand and partied to cope with the pain and pressure of now trying to go solo.  It was hard. I had so many initial fears and []

VIDEO: THE BRITISH BLACKLIST LAUNCHES

The UK’s definitive online database of black British talent launched today. The database not only chronicles the careers of emerging stars from television, music, film and literature and provides up-to-date industry news but also preserves the memory of iconic historical contributions to black British entertainment. It  is the first of its kind. A year in the making, The British Blacklist services both industry and general viewers alike and should be the first port of call for those wanting concrete, researched information about industry []