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UK EVENT / UK TV: AYO FROM THE FAMILY AND BLACKSTREET SET TO PERFORM AT THE SUNDAY SHOW

Self employed web designer, star of the hit Channel 4 documentary The Family and part-time rapper Ayo Adesina aka Mc Darke, will be performing at The Sunday Show on the 26 December (Boxing Day). Ayo also shares the bill with 90s R&B group Blackstreet. If you tune in to watch The Family on Tuesday nights, you will know that Ayo has a long way to go before he can proclaim to be the new “King of Hip Hop”.  Spitting lines like “I’m []

UK EVENT: TY’S SOMETHING BIG CHRISTMAS SPECIAL

Rapper Ty will round off his European tour in London on the 11 December in London, at The Albany (Deptford). The show will be hosted by the inimitable Charlie Dark and will feature support from Conrad The Scoundral, Debris, Aks and Obenew A. For more information about this event watch the video below.

MERRY DRIISMAS: IDRIS ELBA SET TO HOST CHRISTMAS EVENT IN LONDON

Come join me & @headshell for DriisMas in London on 18 Dec TIX @ http://bit.ly/driismas — Idris Elba (@idriselba) December 4, 2010 Actor Idris Elba will host the event Merry Driismas and a Dance Off New Year on Saturday 18 December at the Maze Inn, 95 Bramley Road, Oakwood, London, N14 3EY, 11:00pm til 3.00am. Ticket price £25.00. Click HERE to purchase tickets. ……………………………………………….. I predict that this event will go down a storm. I also predict that the event will attract []

FAITH EVANS AND SWV RETURN TO THE UK

Singer Faith Evans and hit 90s R&B group SWV will return to the UK to perform for a series of gigs in London and Manchester during December. The tour kicks of in London on the 5th December and the 8th December at the IndigO2 and ends in Manchester on the 10th December. Click HERE to purchase tickets.

UK EVENT: DONAE’O AND GUESTS GET ‘UNPLUGGED’ AS PART OF LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL

This November Urban Development brings you Unplugged Sessions. Part of this year’s London Jazz Festival, Unplugged will be taking place on Friday 19th November at Stratford Circus and features the likes of Donae’o, Kele Le Roc and Ed Sheeran. Put simply, Unplugged is a must-see for any true live music lover. Event: Unplugged Sessions Date: Friday 19th November 2010 Venue: Stratford Circus, Theatre Square, London, E15 1BX. Transport: Stratford (Central Line, Jubilee Line & London Overground) Tickets: £12 / £8 concessions Time: []

UK EVENT: ‘FOR COLORED GIRLS’ PREVIEW SCREENING THAT NEVER HAPPENED

Over the weekend (Saturday afternoon) I received news that a preview screening of the Tyler Perry film adaption of the play For Colored Girls was due to take place this afternoon (15th November), at 1.30pm in London. But sadly it never happened. I was told that guests arrived,  waited for over an hour and then it was eventually announced that there would be no screening because there was NO FILM TO SCREEN. You see whoever was in charge of sending the film []

UK EVENT: THE SUGARHILL GANG LIVE @ INDIGO2

In a mammoth celebration of the Christmas season, Ultimate Boogie Nights will play host to three super-acts of their respective musical genres, for one night only at the IndigO2, at the O2 on 17th December 2010.    The Sugarhill Gang are the phenomenal 3-piece rap collective that heralded hip hop and were the first rappers to receive commercial success with their anthemic single ‘Rapper’s Delight’ in 1979.  The band were instrumental in making hip hop music accessible to the masses and their []