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FIGHT BREAKS OUT AT THE DIRTY AWARDS

Last night (November 24th) the sophisticated Dirty Awards took place in Atlanta, Georgia and ended in violence and mayhem…. Radio One’s fourth annual Dirty Awards ended abruptly this evening when two separate altercations erupted reportedly between rapper Shawty Lo and members of the Grand Hustle camp tonight (November 24). An eye witness told AllHipHop.com that the tension between the two crews mounted during Shawty Lo’s performance, which included a diss version of Grand Hustle artist Yung LA’s song “Ain’t I.” As Lo performed his version []

VIDEO: M.I.A PERFORMING AT THE DIESEL 30TH ANNIVERSARY PARTY

The UK’s M.I.A performed at the Diesel 30th Anniversary party that took place in Brooklyn this past weekend. T.I and N.E.R.D also performed. I really don’t know how M.I.A gets away with it, I really don’t! Her music is absolute shite yet for some reason the industry’s embraced her wholeheartedly and people (particularly Stateside) continue to lap up her unique brand of garbage.   The “singer/rapper” tied the knot very suddenly several months ago ( to the  son of Warner Music Group’s CEO, Edgar Bronfman, Jr), and []

EVENT: MISS BLACK BRITAIN 2008

Miss Black Britain 2007 Hannah Osunsina The third annual Miss Black Britain beauty contest will take place this year at the Leicester Square Theatre on Saturday 22nd November.  For more information on this year’s competition and background info about this annual event, visit The Miss Black Britain website. Via The Cocoa Diaries

PICS OF THE DAY: ‘RIGHTEOUS KILL’ LONDON FILM PREMIERE

The London film premiere for the new action thriller ‘Righteous Kill’ , starring Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Curtis Jackson (50 Cent), took place yesterday (September 14th) at the Empire Leicester Square. Curtis Jackson, Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and director Jon Avnet Al Pacino Robert De Niro Curtis Jackson, Robert De Niro and Al Pacino Photographs: Wireimage/Ferdaus Shamim I am definitely going to see this film!

UK NEWS: MORE MOBO 2008 NOMINATIONS LAUNCH PICS / FULL LIST OF NOMINEES

The annual MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) 2008 nominations launch party took place last night (September 10th) in London, and here are some more pics……. [The MOBO Awards ceremony will take place on October 15th] 80s childrens TV personality Timmy Mallet with Skepta. Is Timmy about to release a Hip Hop/R&B inspired track or something? Because his presence at the nominations launch baffles me. Video model Rachel Ritfield and guest Nancy Del’Olio Former 2008 Big Brother contestant Mohamed Mohamed and guest. Timmy Mallet and the “Big Dawg” []

MTV VMA 2008 LIVE BLOG

The MTV Video Music Awards 2008 took place in Los Angeles last night, and here is a live blog covering the night’s events courtesy of Rolling Stone. READ I knew that British host/comedian Russell Brand would bomb. Russell’s crude sense of humour is just way out there, and goes over most people’s heads, so I don’t understand why they chose him to host this year’s ceremony in front of a huge American audience. I don’t think I’ll bother tuning in when it airs again here []