Day: October 23, 2013

UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO WINNERS KREPT & KONAN SIGN TO VIRGIN EMI RECORDS

UK rap duo Krept & Konan (the duo won ‘Best Newcomer’ at the  MOBO Awards this past Saturday) announced today that they have signed to Virgin EMI Records. Its official, we just signed our 1st major record deal with @VirginEMI /Universal!! Big up our new ANR @GlynAikins pic.twitter.com/pmfv3YXM6g — KREPT #YoungKingz (@kreptplaydirty) October 23, 2013 Virgin EMI… hmmmmm…. This will be interesting. I always laugh when excited UK acts post photographs of themselves signing their contracts and then photographs of themselves flanked by []

AUSTRALIAN WOMAN HOLDS ‘AFRICAN THEMED’ BIRTHDAY PARTY, ACCUSED OF RACISM BY INTERNATIONAL WEBSITES

An Australian woman, named Olivia hosted an ‘African themed’ birthday party and then decided to share the photographs on her Facebook page. Olivia’s Facebook page was exposed by Tumblr user BlackinAsia who wrote: Blackface, elephant and gorilla costumes, warpaint, Native American headdresses (?!) and more …. I’m at a loss for words,”  In an attempt to defend herself Olivia said: “It was my ‘African themed’ party and it was honestly made that theme because I have always wanted to go to Africa (to teach English) []