Month: December 2013

UK ANTICS: AFTER BEING CHARGED WITH SUPPLYING COCAINE MIKE GLC DROPS ‘POUND CAKE’

Last week N-Dubz star/former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos (25) and her former “best friend” 35 year old rapper Mike GLC (real name Michael Coombs) were both charged with helping to supply Class A drugs to an undercover journalist. Contostavlos was initially arrested in connection with the incident on June 4, along with Coombs. The pair will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court on December 19 Now Mike has released the following… *HUGE SIGH* *Rubs temples* First let’s all take a moment to remind ourselves []

UK NEWS: SOUTHWARK COUNCIL CLOSES RAT INFESTED MEAT STORE IN PECKHAM

Ash Meat and Fish Centre in Peckham closed under emergency orders due to serious rat, mouse and insect infestation. Inspectors found food that had been nawed by rats, rat and mouse droppings amongst food items and four rat carcasses on the premises. Listen to what a few members of the public had to say… [Thanks Simone] The news report made me laugh but the story is in fact true. Ash Meat and Fish Centre was closed down and I am not surprised. []

BLACK BRITISH ACTORS IDRIS ELBA AND CHIWETEL EJIOFOR RECEIVE GOLDEN GLOBES NOMINATIONS

Black British stars Idris Elba and Chiwetel Ejiofor have both received ‘Best Actor’ Golden Globes nominations. Chitwetel has been nominated for his role in the epic ’12 Years A Slave’ and Idris for his portrayal of the late South African leader Nelson Mandela in the biopic ‘Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom’. Congratulations to them both. I think Chitwetel will take home the award in 2014, he plays a slave in the harrowing ’12 years’, a role like that (and other roles that depict some form []

MANDELA MEMORIAL: FAKE SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER CLAIMS IT WAS ‘SCHIZOPHRENIC EPISODE’

The sign language interpreter who appeared at Nelson Mandela’s memorial and was later exposed as being a fake has been named, and claims he suffered a schizophrenic episode on stage that left him unable to do his job properly. Thamsanqa Jantjie told the Johannesburg Star: “There was nothing I could do. I was alone in a very dangerous situation. I tried to control myself and not show the world what was going on. I am very sorry, it’s the situation I found myself in”. []

BBC RADIO 1 TELLS DIZZEE RASCAL ‘ITS NOT A GOOD TIME FOR “URBAN” ARTISTS’

Several months ago Dizzee Rascal took to his Twitter account and slammed BBC Radio 1 for refusing to add his new single to their playlist.  Click here to read all about it. But now Dizzee (as expected) has apologised for his outburst. The star tweeted: Sorry to @BBCR1 playlist team for calling you c*cksuckers. Even if u were cocksuckers it’s not my place call u c*cksuckers. I’m just a passionate artist and sometimes we get a bit carried away @BBCR1 I recognise []