Month: March 2014

BASHY – HIP HOP SHAKESPEARE: RICHARD II ‘BEING SO GREAT’ [SPOKEN BARS]

A Hip-hop Shakespeare & Kash film — created as part of Hip-Hop Shakespeare’s ‘In My Mind’s Eye’ youth project led by @Akalamusic. For more information on The Hip-hop Shakespeare Company (projects, live events and touring music theatre productions) check the website: http://www.hiphopshakespeare.com Speech taken from Hip-hop Shakespeare’s current production of Richard II LIVE! – now showing at the Southbank Centre:http://bit.ly/r2live2014-sbc  

FOUNDER/CEO OF BANG RADIO, JENNIFER OGOLE, LAUNCHES LONDON’S FIRST LEGAL REGGAE MUSIC STATION

Founder and CEO of BANG Radio, Jennifer Ogole, officially launches Riddim Radio on 103.6 FM across London, and online via www.weareriddim.com, becoming the first legal reggae and dancehall music station in the capital. April marks what would have been BANG Radio’s 5th birthday, yet with the saturation of urban music in the British market, the team behind the community station brand have been working on bringing Caribbean sister station Riddim Radio to the UK. Jennifer Ogole confirms: “We are proud to announce a change in what []

EASTENDERS STAR RICKY NORWOOD ALLEGEDLY ‘CAUGHT SMOKING MARIJUANA WHILE PERFORMING SEX ACT ON SKYPE’

Eastenders star Ricky Norwood  is to face soap bosses after he was allegedly caught performing a sex act while smoking marijuana on Skype. Norwood (28) who plays Fatboy in the BBC soap  filmed an eight-and-a-half minute video of himself  naked, smoking and with his face in full view, according to tabloid rag The Sun. The newspaper reports that it is believed Norwood was speaking to a ‘glamour model’ who filmed the conversation. She is now trying to sell the footage to an X-rated []

UK NEWS: MEDIA DIVERSIFIED – KICKSTARTER CAMPAIGN (VIDEO)

Media Diversified is a young and growing organisation which seeks to cultivate and promote skilled writers of colour. We do this by providing advice and contacts as well as through promotion of content online through our own platform. Live since July 2013, the initiative is already diversifying the UK’s media landscape, providing important, challenging and new content which contributes to global as well as domestic discussion on issues of social justice and equality. Our work has only just begun and there is []

UK TV: MADE IN BRIXTON (TRAILER)

Hmmm…….. Via The British Black List I get the feeling that ‘Made In Brixton’ will focus mainly on the upper middle class (wealthy) residents who have moved in to the area over the past 15 years and the area’s ‘regeneration’.