Event

UK EVENT: MIKE SCHREIBER EXHIBITION – TRUE HIP-HOP (LONDON)

Protein® is pleased to host the first European “TRUE Hip-Hop” exhibition and book launch, a collection of photographs by New York-based photographer Mike Schreiber shot over a 12 year period. Mike Schreiber will present 14 of his most famous photos from his book ‘TRUE Hip-Hop’ which features artists like M.I.A, Mos Def, Nas, Eminem and Wu Tang Clan. The exhibition, curated by Zeyna Sy, is open to the public from May 20-26 2011 and provides a deep insight into the daily lives []

UK EVENT: DONAE’O JOINS BUSTA RHYMES, SKEPTA, GYPTIAN, SEAN PAUL, SHAGGY AND MORE AT THE ONE LOVE PEACE FESTIVAL

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. UK funky house star Donae’o, has been announced as the latest addition to the line-up for the One Love Peace Festival alongside a host of artists including Busta Rhymes, Shaggy and Sean Paul. Speaking about performing at the Wembley Arena show alongside such legendary acts, Donae’o admitted that he was a little nervous: “It’s nerve racking really. I supported Busta previously and the crowd were really stiff at the beginning so I had to stop my show and start again.  I []

UK EVENT REVIEW: THE LAUNCH OF AML AMEEN’S AMEENDREAM ENTERTAINMENT AND SCREENING (LONDON)

Last night I attended the official launch of British actor Aml Ameen’s film and television production company, AmeenDream Entertainment held at UK film body headquarters BAFTA. (Yeah that’s right “haters” Miss Mad News was swanning around BAFTA headquarters! Deal with it! *sarcasm*.  After starring in the hit film Kidulthood,TV drama The Bill and other TV/stage projects, Aml set up production company AmeenDream in 2009 ‘with a clear mission to deliver stories that entertain, provoke thought and inspire, as well as providing alternative representations of youth and the urban community in the []

UK EVENT: FOUR KORNERZ LIVE IN CONCERT (LONDON)

Multi-award winning all-brother band Four Kornerz are to release their new single Superstar on Monday 2 May, 2011. This is the band’s first officially release since their ground-breaking independent album release Soulectric (2007) which included the hit singles Clap Clap and Gonna Make It. This latest masterpiece from the London based-quartet dons the familiar leads from Deji, the eldest of the four brothers.  Known for their inspirational lyrics, Four Kornerz once again adopt the same stance but unusually from a female’s perspective. []

UK EVENT: FORWARD EVER – A MUSICAL DRAMA

  Catch22 supporter and script writer, Tara Jayne Manufor has written a musical drama about the issues young people face. The show takes place on Sunday 1 May at the Tabernacle Theatre in Notting Hill and all ticket profits will go to Catch22. Tara Jayne is staging the production as part of her ITV Fixers project. ITV Fixers is a national media campaign which supports 16 to 25-year-olds to take action on issues they’re concerned about. The drama, which focuses on one []

UK EVENT: BIGGA FISH LIVE

Bigga Fish are back with another exciting line up for their new under 18’s night. Bigga Fish Live will feature some of the hottest UK urban talent including Scorcher, D Double E, Ghetts, Mz Bratt, Griminal, Gfrsh and hosted by DJ Policy and BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth. Having produced a successful nationwide tour in October 2010 and having sold out previous events at Camden’s 2,300- capacity Roundhouse- the not-for-profit youth organisation are holding this exclusive live show at the prestigious Dingwalls in Camden []