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UK NEWS: COMEDIAN KEVIN J BOOED AND HECKLED AT 2011 SCREEN NATION AWARDS

“Urban” comic Kevin J opened the highly anticipated Screen Nation Awards ceremony last night at the IndigO2. I was unable to make it to the event  but I’ve been told that Kevin was forced to cut his set short due to audience members failing to see the funny side after he made jokes about the London riots (Too soon folks???) and black people. Kevin was booed and heckled and then apparently went in to old skool Dot Cotton mode and started to preach to the audience. Fellow blogger Lisa Bent who was in attendance said, Kevin []

UK EVENT: SCREEN NATION AWARDS 2011 – THE WINNERS

The highly anticipated Screen Nation Film & TV Awards 2011 took place at the IndigO2 last night in London. Check out the winners list below. Male Performance in Film – Clint Dyer Female Performance in Film – Thandie Newton Male Performance in TV – Nonso Anozie Female Performance in TV – Wunmi Mosaku Favourite Male TV Star – Arinze Kene Favourite Female TV Star – Tameka Empson Emerging Talent – La Charne Jolly Young Shooting Star– Daniel Kaluuya Comedy Performer – Andy Osho Diversity in Factual []

UK EVENT: THE PRECIOUS AWARDS 2011

The PRECIOUS Awards was founded by Foluke akinlose MBE to celebrate the achievements of inspirational entrepreneurial women of colour who are running businesses in the UK. The Awards are passionate about recognizing success and inspiring other women of colour to launch their own business. The PRECIOUS Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate those women of colour in business and leadership, who demonstrate exceptional determination, innovation and entrepreneurial skills and talent. The PRECIOUS Awards are amongst the most prestigious awards in the []

UK EVENT: BLACK HISTORY LIVE (WEMBLEY STADIUM)

Well it’s almost that time again folks when Britain recognises selected areas of black history during the month of October. Selected areas of black history usually covered during this period… 1) A brief look at the horrors of slavery and then fast forward straight through to Britain abolishing slavery. 2) The Windrush years – when hundreds of West Indians travelled to the “mother country” in 1948 on a ship called The Empire Windrush in search of a better life and more opportunities as promised by the old Empire.  What happened and the hardships they faced after they []

UK NEWS: 2011 BEFFTA AWARDS NOMINATIONS LIST

The third annual BEFFTA (Black Entertainment, Film, Television & Arts) awards launch took place at the Hilton Park Lane on Friday (September 16th). Click HERE to view the world’s longest nominations list and HERE to view more photographs from Friday’s launch. The 2011 BEFFTA Awards ceremony will take place on the October 22nd at the prestigious Light House.

UK EVENT: MORE MUSIC LESS NOISE

MORE MUSIC LESS NOISE LIVE SESSION WITH: AKS J THE EXODUS GREG DWIGHT NADINE CHARLES HOSTED BY: Alim Kamara MUSIC BY: DJ DARKCHILD Playing the best in Hip Hop, R’n’B, Soulful House, Afrobeat + MORE! And exclusive tribute to J DILLA by DJ DEVASTATE EARLY-BIRD £6 TICKETS HAVE NOW SOLD OUT!!! but not to worry…£8 ADVANCED TICKETS ARE STILL AVAILABLE!!! DO NOT miss out on this night of eclectic LIVE talent, followed by the livest AFTER-PARTY hosted by the freshest London DJ’s!!! []

UK EVENT: BOBBY V & JEREMIH LIVE IN CONCERT….

……. US artists seem to be performing here and in the rest of Europe more than ever now (Croatia seems to be a popular destination too), especially the one’s who haven’t had a hit record in America since Noah built the arc. Anyway I wonder who the ‘UK support’ act/s will be.

UK EVENT: LIONESS EP LAUNCH PARTY (JAZZ CAFE – LONDON)

In 2006 I sat on a judging panel for a Female MC competition and Lioness reached the final. She has come a long way since then and is one talented young lady. Well done Lioness. Keep up the good work. MONDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER TICKETS £10 IN ADVANCE DOORS FROM 7:00PM Lioness “RoarNess” Release Party Click HERE to purchase tickets.