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SNOOP DOGG AKA SNOOP LION ALLEGEDLY BEATEN UP BY ANGRY RASTAFARIANS IN JAMAICA

Has Snoop Dogg’s (aka Snoop Lion) fraud rasta man antics finally caught up with him? Website Best Of Elite reports that the rapper turned “Sizzla” was beaten up by a group of Rastafarians during a recent trip to Jamaica. Reports are that Snoop who flew into the island on a private jet yesterday decided to visit Bobo Hill a place tucked into the folds of the Nine Mile hilly region of Bull Bay, St Andrew, he was also accompanied by Dancehall’s ‘Raving King’ Popcaan. []

BEYONCE’S PUBLICIST CONTACTS WEBSITE OVER “UNFLATTERING” SUPER BOWL PICTURES

This story cracked me up this morning.  When will these publicists learn??? Surely they should know by now that if you send an email of complaint to a independently run blog/website then chances are this will happen…. Website Buzzfeed received an email from Beyonce’s seething publicist Yvette Noel-Schure kindly asking them to remove “unflattering” photographs taken of the star during her Super Bowl halftime performance on Sunday. Yvette wrote: As discussed, there are some unflattering photos on your current feed that we are respectfully asking you to change. []

REGGAE LEGEND BUNNY WAILER ACCUSES SNOOP DOG OF ‘OUTRIGHT FRAUDULENT USE OF RASTAFARI’S SYMBOLISM’

Finally someone from the Reggae/Rastafarian fraternity has publicly called out rapper Snoop Dogg and his ridiculous “Snoop Lion” antics. TMZ reports that the legendary Bunny Wailer (an original member of Bob Marley and the Wailers) is furious  with the rapper. Bunny is upset about the documentary “Reincarnated” which documents Snoop’s immersion in to the Rastafarian culture while recording his first  reggae album in Jamaica last year. He accuses Snoop of the “outright fraudulent use of the Rastafarian community’s personalities and symbolism” and has failed to meet “contractual, moral and []

PIC OF THE DAY: SNOOP DOG SHOWS OFF FRENCH MANICURE

Rapper turned “roots Reggae” artist Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion for some reason decided to get a french manicure and then posted a picture of his nails on Instagram. Why Snoop? French manicures are oh so 90s. He will be posting pictures of his waxed bikini line soon. What has happened to this man?

MUSIC WORLD NEWSFLASH: BEYONCE WANTS US TO KNOW… SHE “MAKES LOVE” TO HER HUSBAND

Mrs Privacy aka Beyonce Knowles Carter is in a sharing mood folks! In a new interview with GQ the singer who is desperate to sound interesting these days tells the magazine that when she is scared she often listens to  Make Love To Me, by Rick James, before going to make love to her husband rapper  Jay-Z. ‘If I’m scared, be scared, allow  it, release it, move on. I think I need to go listen to ‘Make Love to Me’ and  make love to []

UK MUSIC NEWS: SO SOLID CREW ANNOUNCE REUNION TOUR

Groundbreaking early noughties group the So Solid Crew announced in a press conference this morning that their reunion tour will kick off on March 21 at the IndigO2 in London. Expect to see Megaman, Lisa Mafia, Romeo, Harvey, Asher D, and Oxide and Neutrino performing the hits. Tickets will go on sale on Friday January 18. Check out So Solid’s 2002 performance at the Brit Awards. … After all these years So Solid FINALLY get the go ahead to perform in their own country. Congratulations. I hope the tour []

UK RADIO NEWS: REGGAE DJ DAVID RODIGAN JOINS BBC 1XTRA

Reggae DJ David Rodigan MBE has announced via Twitter that he has joined BBC 1xtra. I am absolutely delighted to be joining BBC @1Xtra focusing on new cutting edge reggae and classic cuts every Sunday from 7-9pm.  — David Rodigan (@DavidRodigan) January 8, 2013 In November 2012 Rodigan resigned as KISS FM after 22 years of service at the station. After handing in his resignation Rodigan said in a statement: Due to their continued marginalisation of reggae music into the twilight zone of []

PR ANTICS: CHRIS BROWN “HOOKS UP” WITH NIGERIA’S “HOTTEST VIDEO VIXEN” IN LAGOS

I never really post news about Chris Brown but this story made me laugh out loud this afternoon. According to the African Spotlight website Chris Brown “has hooked up with one of Nigeria’s hottest video vixens Venita Marie aka Veezee”. Chris performed in Lagos Nigeria on the 22nd December and was allegedly paid $1million (HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA).  A “source ” claims  the singer spotted the video model after his concert and “just couldn’t take his eyes of the beautiful Veezee”. CLICK HERE for more hilarity. … Yesterday a sickly looking Chris with []

UK RADIO NEWS: RAS KWAME JOINS CHOICE FM

It was announced today that DJ Ras Kwame will host his own show on Choice FM on Sunday afternoons from 4pm-7pm, starting on Sunday 30th December. Featuring some of the biggest names from the UK’s hip-hop and R&B scene, Ras’ show will also showcase and support some of the best up-and-coming homegrown talent around. Ras started his career in music as a club DJ in the early 90s, moving on to promote the iconic nights,Starlight Club and Subterranea Club – the latter of which []