When he was 15-years-old Jamal Edwards started filming his friends on a camera he was given for Christmas. By 22 he had got his own broadcasting company worth £8 million and a place on the Sunday Times rich list. Jamal who has just published his first book, told BBC Breakfast that his success is down to the fact that he was consistent and had a niche. “There’s probably a thousand other people who are filming as well but i did it in […]
BBC Newsbeat reports that mogul and co-founder of Def Jam Records Russell Simmons is to launch a new record label. Def Music will work in partnership with YouTube and Universal Records and the aim is to showcase new talent who upload their music on the video sharing site Simmons said in a statement: “This is the most exciting new terrain for me,” “I look forward to working with the extraordinary talent from the vastly creative YouTube ecosystem in the same way I’ve worked […]
Via BBC News The mother of the murdered London teenager Stephen Lawrence is to be made a Labour peer. Doreen Lawrence has led a long campaign to find out what happened to her son, who was killed in a racially aggravated attack in 1993. Two men were eventually convicted of his murder in 2011. A Labour source said leader Ed Miliband felt Mrs Lawrence was a “hero of modern Britain” and “voices like hers” should be heard in Parliament. Eighteen-year-old Stephen Lawrence […]
Here we go with this “URBAN” talk again. Anyway what is going on with the UK “URBAN” music scene? Is it thriving or is it a rotting carcass lying in the streets? Where you at TEAM “URBAN”??? Hahahaha. … Your thoughts please…..
A 12 year old girl was brutally raped in the early hours of Saturday morning in Walthamstow between 12.15am and 12.30am Police said in a statement: This was a very nasty attack on a vulnerable girl just 12-years-old by a group of older males who engaged her in conversation before leading her to a secluded area (.The incident took place in Hibbert Road). She was pinned down and two of the males then brutally raped her. I would appeal for anyone with information […]