Music News

DAMAGE CONTROL: AFTER N-WORD CONTROVERSY MADONNA TAKES BLACK SON TO THE GRAMMYS

Several weeks ago Madonna caused uproar after she called her Caucasian son Rocco Ritchie a ‘nigga’ on her Instagram page (Click here to read all about it). The star was then later forced to apologise. Last night the 55 year old (who is old enough to know better) rocked up to The Grammys red carpet with a gold grill in her mouth and her adopted black son David Banda in tow. Click here to watch them talking to E! host Ryan Seacrest []

SINGER ESTELLE LAUNCHES SCARVES COLLECTION

! British artist Estelle has launched her own collection of scarves. According to the official website the Swaray scarves collection is made from luxurious silks and inspired by colours, patterns and materials passed down from Estelle’s family and collected on tours around the globe. CLICK HERE to view the collection. $225.00 (£137.00) for a head scarf –  BARGAIN!!! Congratulations Estelle.

JAY Z STICKS WITH BARNEYS DEPARTMENT STORE DESPITE THEIR RACIAL PROFILING ANTICS

Well as expected the former waste man from Marcy Projects is falling in to line and has decided to still pursue his business relationship with those kings of racial profiling Barneys, all in the name of “charity”. Click here to read the original news report. Last night Shawn Carter aka Jay Z issued the following statement via his website: In the past several weeks two separate investigations were launched as a result of the wrongful detention of Trayon Christian and Kayla Phillips. []

BBC RADIO 1 HOST / RACISM EXPERT JAMEELA JAMIL DEFENDS LILY ALLEN AND ‘HARD OUT HERE’ MUSIC VIDEO

Doesn’t this chick have a radio show to present? BBC Radio 1 presenter and former T4 host Jameela Jamil has posted a blog in defence of her mate Lily Allen, who earlier last week released the controversial video to her new single Hard Out Here (Click here to read all about it). Presenter now turned racism analyst/expert Jameela had this to say in her blog post titled ‘Another Bloody Blog About ‘Hard Out Here’. Every morning this week I’ve fallen out of my []

LILY ALLEN RESPONDS TO THOSE WHO SAY HER NEW VIDEO IS RACIST / MY THOUGHTS

Yesterday singer Lily Allen released the video to her new single Hard Out Here, which has now been branded racist.  In the video a troupe of black dancers “twerk” and do all sorts with their buttocks. CLICK HERE to read Black In Asia’s Tumblr post criticising Lily and the video. Lilly who claims the video is meant to be “light hearted and satirical” wrote: Privilege,Superiority and Misconceptions 1. If anyone thinks for a second that I requested specific ethnicities for the video, they’re []

UK RADIO NEWS: FORMER CHOICE FM PERSONALITY DJ JIGS JOINS MI-SOUL

Radio Today reports that DJ Jigs has joined Internet radio station Mi-Soul.  He will host the weekday late show. Jigs said, “I’m delighted to be able to call Mi-Soul Radio my new home, and I’m really looking forward to being able to play the music I love on air.” After Global Radio officially “rebranded” Choice FM and turned it in to Capital Xtra Jigs resigned the following day after 24 years service. Former Choice FM DJ Natty B has also just joined []

ONLINE PETITION CALLS FOR BEYONCE TO NOT ATTEND KIM KARDASHIAN AND KANYE WEST’S WEDDING

Beyoncé fan John Barry has started an online petition calling for the star to stay away from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West’s wedding. At present the petition has 250 signatures. Via Change.Org As you all know by now Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have sadly been in the news for their “engagement”. Kim Kardashian and her disgusting family are known for their rise to fame for doing absolutely nothing. Aside from being a famous whore Kim has decided to get knocked up []

UK RADIO NEWS: FORMER CHOICE FM DJ NATTY B JOINS MI-SOUL

It has been announced that former Choice FM DJ Natty B has joined Internet radio station Mi-Soul. As of Saturday 9th November, Natty will broadcast ‘The Official Reggae Chart Show’ every week from 9-11pm. Global Radio who owned Choice FM (now Capital Xtra) axed the DJ last month after 13 years service. Congratulations on the new show Natty.

UK MUSIC NEWS: DIZZEE RASCAL BLASTS BBC RADIO 1 PLAYLIST COMPILERS / RADIO 1 “DISAPPOINTED AND SURPRISED”

Last night Dizzee Rascal blasted BBC Radio 1 in a series of tweets for not playlisting his latest single Love This Town and removing Something Really Bad from their playlist. Dizzee tweeted: “Who ever does Radio 1 playlist suck my d**k! I’m tired of you C**ksuckers you better stop playing me. Make up your f**king minds!!!” “I’m tired of putting up with these 2 faced pricks at Radio 1! If anyone’s got a problem let me know. All this nice guy s**t’s dead!” “F**k []