Music News

FOOL OF THE DAY: RAPPER T.I REVEALS THAT WILL SMITH ASKED PRESIDENT OBAMA TO GET HIM OUT OF PRISON

Will Smith must be sitting at home with his head buried in his hands. I doubt he wanted the world to know about this. In a new interview with Billboard T.I reveals that his good friend and megastar Will Smith contacted President Obama and asked him to release the rapper from prison. He said: “Will actually went as far as getting in touch with [attorney general] Eric Holder and the Obama administration trying to see if we could get some kind of release. He was very politely told []

UK RADIO NEWS: DJ RODIGAN RESIGNS FROM KISS FM

The Independant reports that one of Britain’s best known Reggae deejay’s David Rodigan has resigned from Kiss FM, after 22 years of service at the station. In a statement Rodigan said: “I’ve been with the station for 22 years, shared some wonderful times with many fantastic artists and members of staff and it’s with great sadness that I’ve come to this decision. Due to their continued marginalisation of reggae music into the twilight zone of radio scheduling, it has left me no option []

FORMER LEAD SINGER OF BRITISH 1990S R&B GROUP DAMAGE DISCUSSES SPLIT, CHOICE FM ANTICS AND SOLO CAREER

In a new interview with The Voice former lead vocalist of hit 1990s British R&B group Damage Coree Richards, talks about his life after he split from the group to pursue his solo music career (they were not pleased) and his future endeavours. He reveals: ‘’The guys all stopped speaking to me after that.  I was so depressed I went to Thailand and partied to cope with the pain and pressure of now trying to go solo.  It was hard. I had so many initial fears and []

NICKI MINAJ SIGNS LONDON BASED SINGER PARKER IGHILE

Last week rapper Nicki Minaj announced via Twitter that she has signed London-based singer Parker Ighile. I didn’t even know Nicki had her own label imprint but according to her Parker is “My 1st official artist!!!! Aahhhh!!!!!!” CLICK HERE to read Nicki’s tweets about her new signing. The Voice reports that Parker is one half of British production duo Parker and James who have worked with singers Jessie J and Angel.  Parker also admits to screaming when he was told that Nicki had signed him. … Yeah I’m []

RIHANNA’S AMBITIOUS 777 TOUR TURNS IN TO A JOKE ON BOARD “RIHANNA AIRWAYS”

Singer Rihanna is currently working like a mule to promote her new album Unapologetic and has embarked on a tour visiting seven countries in seven days with a gaggle of press and fans in tow (all invited) on board the “RIHANNA PLANE” Things however got a little out of control last night when tired, fed up and drunk journalists on board Rihanna Airways lost their minds and one man ended up running through the aisles naked. …. The journalists have also complained that they haven’t seen the star since she boarded the jet several days ago and []

SONG AND VIDEO OF THE DAY: SEAN FURY – BI-RACIAL

Sean Fury doesn’t realise that he is a comedic genius. This is just bizarre. Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha! *For those of you who don’t know what the American term ‘bi-racial’ means it’s a description used to describe someone who is of mixed race origin* [Thanks Simone] Bi-Racial is taken from Sean’s album titled ‘Ladies Of Color’ Your thoughts please……

PIC OF THE DAY: WYCLEF SHOWS OFF HIS BODY ON HIS 43RD BIRTHDAY

Musician Wyclef is now 43 years old and in celebration of this milestone the former Fugees star released this photograph of himself on Twitter…. Wyclef wrote: Today I am 43 years old. I look and feel 26. You can’t keep a good man down. Keep a smile when they want you to smile. The world really doesn’t need to see Wyclef oiled up and wearing speedos that match the colour of his bike. Who has convinced him that he looks 26 years []

KANYE WEST’S LAWYER ISSUES “WARNING LETTER” OVER SEX TAPE THE RAPPER PROBABLY LEAKED HIMSELF

Last week it was reported that a sex tape featuring rapper Kanye West and a “Kim Kardashian lookalike” was doing the rounds and today it’s now been reported that there is a second sex tape out there. West’s Mickey Mouse lawyer Lisa M Buckley who insists that images from the tape were “stolen” from her client’s computer  issued the following warning letter: “Be advised that the Screen Shot, as well as the Tape from which the Screen Shot was taken, were illegally obtained and believed to have []

HIP HOP MANAGER CHRIS LIGHTY DIES

Violator Management founder and Hip Hop manager Chris Lighty (44) has died. The New York Daily News reports that Lighty died early this morning. Sources claim the music mogul shot himself after an argument with his estranged wife Veronica outside his Bronx apartment. Lighty had been a part of the Hip Hop scene for many years and worked with pioneers LL Cool J and KRS-One before going on to found Violator Management where he managed the careers of  Mariah Carey, 50 Cent []