Month: January 2014

NEW TV CHANNEL ‘LONDON LIVE’ COMMISSIONS HIT BLACK BRITISH WEB SERIES AND A NEW SITCOM

London Live has commissioned series 1 and 2 of the hit black British web series Brothers With No Game and new sitcom The T-Boy Show. The T-Boy Show: stars YouTuber Don’t Jealous Me (aka Tolulope Ogunmefun) in a multi-cultural sitcom following the exploits of T-Boy (Tolu), a rich young Nigerian who comes to live with his cousin and aunt in London. Brothers With No Game: a comedy drama series based on the hit YouTube show of the same name. It follows four young Londoners []

UK WEB SERIES: ‘DEAR JESUS’ SEASON 3 OPEN CASTING CALL

Wonder London Films makers of the hit black British web series ‘Dear Jesus’ are looking for the following…. Middle Aged Nigerian Woman to play Abike Middle Aged Jamaican Woman to play Paulette  Open casting call will take place on Sunday 26th January 12pm – 1pm.  Location: The Calder Book Shop Theatre  51 The Cut  Waterloo  SE1 8LF Production begins February 2014 Email info@wonderlondonfilms.com for more information and audition piece.

UK WEB SERIES: BROTHERS WITH NO GAME – SEASON 2 EPISODE 7 (FINALE)

The word of the day at Nick and Sabrina’s wedding reception is ‘Truth’. I cannot stop laughing at the wedding reception venue – a bruk down school hall. Hahahahahaha. Anyway another brilliant season comes to a close. Congratulations to the Brothers With No Game team on all their success so far. Roll on season 3. Watch previous episodes below. Episode 1 Episode 2 Episode 3 Episode 4 Episode 5 part 1 Episode 6 part 2

TWITTER UK ISSUES STATEMENT ADDRESSING ONLINE ABUSE

In the wake of the racism and threats received by former footballer turned pundit Stan Collymore, social media giant Twitter has issued the following statement: We cannot stop people from saying offensive, hurtful things on the Internet or on Twitter. But we take action when content is reported to us that breaks our rules or is illegal. We have features that allow people to block accounts from following them, unfollow accounts they don’t want to see and filter the replies they receive []

I’MPOSSIBLE DEBATE (GOOGLE HANGOUT): ‘#TALKING TUESDAYS’ (JANUARY 14TH – PART 3)

#TalkingTuesdays is a monthly Twitter debate which has been running since 2010 created and hosted by I’mPOSSIBLE to give time for open, effective dialogue on how our followers truly see the world and it’s events as well as positively interact with one another.   For 2014, we’ve revamped the format and taken the debate to Google Hangout.  Sticking with the same successful formula, but adding a rotating, well-informed, opinionated panel with your views – the debate is getting bigger, more interactive and global. []

FORMER FOOTBALLER STAN COLLYMORE BLASTS TWITTER FOR NOT DOING MORE TO GET RID OF ABUSIVE TROLLS

Via The Daily Mail Former footballer Stan Collymore has accused Twitter of ‘not doing enough’ to combat abusive tweets on the social networking site after he was targeted by internet trolls. Police confirmed on Tuesday night they were investigating a series of offensive messages directed at the ex-England striker after the pundit suggested Liverpool striker Luis Suarez cheated by diving during Saturday’s match against Aston Villa. Collymore retweeted some of the abuse he has received since the match – three days ago []

NOTICE TO BLACK ARTISTS: YOUR SERVICES ARE NO LONGER NEEDED

Check out this open letter to black artists written by Sebastien Elkouby on behalf of  ‘The Industy’, over at Rap Rehab. Dear black artists, We regret to inform you that the need for your services will soon come to an end as we enter a critical restructuring period. Fortunately, after having spent nearly a century meticulously studying your art, language, fashion, and lifestyle, we have learned enough to confidently move forward without your assistance. We thank you for your contributions but have decided to make []