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UK NEWS: DOUBLE STABBING AT WIRELESS FESTIVAL

ITV News reports that one man in his 20s is in critical condition in hospital after a double stabbing at the Wireless music festival in east London on Sunday night. A second man is in non-life threatening condition in hospital. Both incidents are said to have happened during Jay-Z’s set on the main stage.

UK MUSIC NEWS: POLICE SHUT DOWN ROC NATION RAPPER K KOKE’S UP AND COMING WIRELESS PERFORMANCE

ROC Nation artist K Koke (real name Kevin Georgiou) announced on Twitter yesterday that his appearance at the Wireless music festival has been shut down by the authorities. The 28 year old North West London rapper who was acquitted of attempted murder several years ago tweeted: #mytime drops Sunday and FEDS pushed me off wireless. Hating on my whole sh*t I shoulda been tearing down stage 2 this year. Joke ting it’s like d FEDS won’t let me forward. Police are calling man gang related coz of my friends []

PHOTO/FARCE OF THE DAY: JAY-Z RECEIVES PLATINUM PLAQUE FOR THE ‘MAGNA CARTA’

On July 4th Jay-Z aka close friend to Samsung released his “highly anticipated” new album Magna Carta Holy Grail and the hysteria that followed its release can only be described as being comical. Click here to read all about it and my thoughts on the album. For those who don’t know Jay struck a deal with smart phone giant Samsung who purchased copies of the album and then gave its customers the opportunity to download the album for free. The one million copies sold were all purchased by []

JAY-Z RELEASES NEW ALBUM AND THE HERO WORSHIP AND HYSTERIA GOES THROUGH THE ROOF

Yesterday there was mass hysteria worldwide folks after Jay-Z in partnership with Samsung Galaxy released his “highly anticipated” new album ‘Magna Carta Holy Grail’. Now whenever Jay-Z releases a new album his admirers cannot wait to gush all over it and then go on to proclaim that it’s the greatest piece of work since Thriller. But yesterday’s reaction to his latest album release was just insane. This was next level hero-worship. The way people were behaving, anyone would have thought that Jesus Christ []

YOKO ONO TEAMS UP WITH QUESTLOVE ON NEW RECORD

Yoko Ono will release a new record with her Plastic Ono Band called Take Me To The Land Of Hell later on in the year and it will feature a guest appearance from Roots star Questlove. I have said this before and I will say it again if Yoko was not the widow of John Lennon (Rest In Peace) no one would entertain or applaud the blatant rubbish she creates and then has the nerve to call “art”. If you want a taste of Yoko’s []

DELUSIONAL IDIOT OF THE DAY: KANYE WEST TALKS TO W MAGAZINE INTERVIEW

In a recent interview with W Magazine the delusional Kanye West dropped some “gems”. Check some extracts from the interview below. He plays one intensely dark, primal track that he worked on with the French electro duo Daft Punk: the defiant anthem “I Am a God,” which he debuted live at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Gala in New York in May. It turns out this song was inspired by a serious diss—not from another rapper but from a major []

MOBO AWARDS 18TH ANNIVERSARY ANNOUNCEMENT

Well folks its almost that time again ….. This year is set to be the MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards’ most exciting yet as 18th anniversary celebrations kick off on Monday, June 24 in Glasgow – the host city for MOBO Awards 2013. Inspirational MOBO founder and CEO, Kanya King MBE will be joined by star performers, past and present, including chart topping girl group Stooshe and the legendary music maker, Jazzie B of Soul II Soul who won an award at the first ever []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: WILL I.AM TALKS ABOUT HIS ABSENT FATHER

Black Eyed Peas star and The Voice UK judge Will.i.am spoke to the Radio Times about his absent father and why he refuses to track him down. I had this conversation with my mom. It was like a Darth Vader moment. I was talking about him, and she said, “I am your daddy.”’She said, “Willy, let me ask you something. When it was raining that day and I put an umbrella over your head, were you upset that I didn’t let you []

I’M SO EXCITED… JAY-Z TEAMS UP WITH SAMSUNG – ‘MAGNA CARTA HOLY GRAIL’ COMMERCIAL

The mighty Shawn Carter aka Jay-Z aka J-Hova aka Hov aka elder statesmen aka just plain annoying has teamed up with the even mightier Samsung.  The rapper’s 12th album will be available to Samsung Galaxy users 72 hours before its official release on July 4th. The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung paid $5 for each album download, which means Jay-Z will be the first artist to have a platinum album before it’s  been released. *rolls eyes* Anyway check out the commercial below announcing Jay-Z’s earth []