Month: January 2014

BROADCAST JOURNALIST JENNI STEELE APPOINTED AMBASSADOR OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE UK

Domestic Violence UK has announced that broadcast journalist Jenni Steele has been appointed an ambassador for the organisation. In 2011 Jenni created a workshop for teenagers based around unhealthy relationships and domestic violence, something she suffered as a teenager. She says: “I have always spoken out about the violence I suffered as a teenager I have come a long way and truly believe with the right support,determination and belief we can turn our lives around for the better turning negatives into positives. There was []

VIDEO: SECOND PROTEST RALLY OVER CHOICE FM REBRANDING (WATCH)

Demonstrators outside the headquarters of Global Radio in Leicester Square demanded the return of airtime for specialist black music after Choice FM was replaced with Capital Xtra. Artists from the Reggae, Soca and Gospel music industry voiced their protests with performances of their songs. The demonstration was organised by The Voice, the black community’s weekly newspaper and the media and entertainment union BECTU. Choice FM had won its licence on the basis of offering broadcast time to black music for at least []

CAPITAL XTRA HOST /COMEDIAN KOJO TO APPEAR ON NICK CANNON’S WILD ‘N OUT

Capital XTRA breakfast show host and comedian Kojo has announced via Twitter that he will appear on the hit American sketch comedy/improvisation show Wild ‘N Out, created and hosted by Nick Cannon. All signed & ready to go NY & rep UK on @NickCannon Wild N Out show 2014. I'm looking forward to this opportunity! pic.twitter.com/4YEaAeLXiG — KOJO (@OfficialKojo) January 28, 2014 Kojo has been chosen to represent the UK on Wild ‘N Out’. Interesting choice. Were Gina Yashere and Slim otherwise engaged? To be []

UK EVENT: BLOGGERS D’LIGHT – “THE TRUTH ABOUT MEN AND WOMEN” DEBATE BATTLE

  London’s premier debate/entertainment show, Bloggers Dlight, returns for yet another rip roaring, laugh out loud and topical show. Taking place at a new venue, with a great line up of bloggers, comedians, DJs, journalists, plus many more media savvy opinionated, witty, notable personalities from the world of entertainment and media. We start of our first show of 2014 on Sunday 16th February, the “month of LOVE”!!! To mark this time in the year (Valentines Day), the theme of this show will []

DAMAGE CONTROL: AFTER N-WORD CONTROVERSY MADONNA TAKES BLACK SON TO THE GRAMMYS

Several weeks ago Madonna caused uproar after she called her Caucasian son Rocco Ritchie a ‘nigga’ on her Instagram page (Click here to read all about it). The star was then later forced to apologise. Last night the 55 year old (who is old enough to know better) rocked up to The Grammys red carpet with a gold grill in her mouth and her adopted black son David Banda in tow. Click here to watch them talking to E! host Ryan Seacrest []