Day: February 4, 2013

BLACK BRITISH CREATIVES – THE FUTURE LOOKS BRIGHT

Several years ago I remember hearing through the grapevine that the BBC were claiming to have lost recordings of the hit 1990s BBC 2 comedy sketch show The Real McCoy, after there were calls from the black community to make the series (which ran from 1991-1996) available on DVD. Well imagine my surprise when I visited The Voice website last week and read that after a lengthy ‘Bring Back The Real McCoy’ campaign the BBC has now issued the following statement: A BBC Worldwide spokesperson told The Voice: “There are no []

UK NEWS: CHOICE FM GIVES LISTENERS THE CHANCE TO SHARE THE STAGE WITH HIP HOP STAR NAS

Choice FM, London’s number one urban station, today launches a search for the UK’s next big thing with Choice BreakthrU, for a once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at The O2 Arena to support international rapper Nas as a part of his UK tour in March. Budding music artists from across the country have until the 14th of February to submit their audition videos to choicefm.com before the entries are whittled down to a shortlist of five by a Choice judging panel []

VIDEO: BEYONCE PERFORMS AT THE 2013 SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW

I tell you anyone would think that this was the second coming the way people were losing their minds on the run up to this performance and the way heads exploded when Beyonce appeared on stage and strutted her stuff, dressed in tight black leather . Jesus Christ would not have got a look in had he returned last night. Even the First Lady Michelle Obama jumped on twitter to tweet about her good friend’s performance. ‘Watching the Super Bowl with family and  friends. ‘Beyonce was []

VIDEO: VICTIM OF ACID ATTACK TALKS TO BBC NEWS

20-year old Naomi Oni who suffered severe burns after a masked assailant threw acid in her face near her home in Dagenham Essex (December 30) describes the moment of the attack. Anyone with information should contact police on 0203 276 1058 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Stay strong Naomi.