Month: September 2013

UK RADIO NEWS: TIM WESTWOOD JOINS CHOICE FM

Last night ‘the big dawg’ Tim Westwood said a sad farewell to BBC Radio after 20 years service and this morning it was officially announced that he will now be joining  London’s number 1 “URBAN” station Choice FM. Starting next weekend, every Saturday from 9pm to 11pm, Tim will be playing the very best hip hop, from the latest cuts to massive anthems, to Choice FM’s 808,000 weekly listeners. “I got my big break courtesy of Richard Park. He gave me my []

UK NEWS: YOUNG WOMAN ATTACKED IN NIGHT CLUB WITH CHAMPAGNE BOTTLE AFTER REFUSING TO DANCE WITH A MAN

Via BBC News A man smashed a champagne bottle into a woman’s face, shattering her jaw and teeth, when she refused to dance with him in a Cambridge nightclub. Monique Henville, 19, was the victim of a “shocking and unprovoked attack” in Ballare on 20 July at about 01:45 BST, Cambridgeshire Police said. Officers believe her assailant may be from the Hertfordshire area. They have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the attack. []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO AWARD NOMINEE K KOKE DROPPED FROM RCA

Rapper K Koke (real name Kevin Georgiou) has revealed via Twitter to his thousands of followers that his business relationship with RCA  has come to an abrupt end. Last night Koke tweeted: All this is more stress than its worth I was happier selling drugs. I aint no role model the police made that very clear I’ve been battling since I signed my deal.  Jail 4 no reason, beat downs 4 no reason, they stop shows, they stop Wireless, nick man 4 no reason, []

VIDEO: DANCEHALL LEGEND SHABBA RANKS TELLS US WHY HE DECLINED BET AWARDS PERFORMANCE

Lord have mercy Shabba Ranks has given me LIFE on this wet and gloomy Thursday morning. In the interview below Shabba talks about the recent BET Awards Reggae/Dancehall tribute performance featuring, Beanie Man, Elephant Man, Dawn Penn, Chaka Demus and Pliers, and why he declined their offer to appear also. [Thanks Keysha] Hahahahahaha. TELL DEM SHABBA!!! Over to you BET. *Looks over at Stephen Hill and Debra Lee – sips tea*

FOOLISHNESS OF THE DAY: RAPPER DMX RELEASES OFFICIAL STATEMENT EXPLAINING STREAKING INCIDENT IN HOTEL

Today TMZ released footage of DMX (real name Earl Simmons) running naked through a Detroit Hotel, and now the troubled rapper’s representative has quickly rushed out an official statement addressing the incident. The statement said: DMX was a Detroit hotel with his DJ (DJ NonStop) and his road manager (Montana) before his performance with Eve and Lil Kim on August 31st. X and the team were killing time at the hotel before the concert and dared each other to streak in the []