Music

UK MUSIC: MNEK – WHOLE AGAIN (ATOMIC KITTEN REFIX)

18 year old South East Londoner and singer/songwriter/producer MNEK (pronounced em-en-ee-kay) has written and produced for; The Saturday’s, Rudimental, Mischa B, Little Mix and The Wanted. Check out what he has done with Atomic Kitten’s 2001 hit single Whole Again  (original) and one of my favourite song’s Des’ree’s 1994 classic You Gotta Be (original). I love what he has done here. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

INTERESTING TRACK OF THE DAY: ‘ACCIDENTAL RACIST’ ( BRAD PAISLEY FT LL COOL J)

Check out country singer Brad Paisley’s rather bizarre duet with Hip Hop pioneer LL Cool J. Brad tackles the subject matter of racism in the deep south ( where he is from) and defends his right to wear a T-Shirt with the Confederate flag on it, and LL then jumps in and raps about gold chains and doo-rags. Hahahahahahahaha. [Thanks Marissa] What possessed them to record this single together and then release it in to the public domain? Your thoughts please….

UK EVENT: BLOGGERS D’LIGHT LIVE – ANTI VALENTINES SPECIAL (BATTLE OF THE SEXES)

Anti-Valentines Special, Battle of The Sexes!! Yes, it’s that time of year where the world will be forced to buy into the commercialisation that we all know as Valentines Day. Yet another holiday where we all temporarily lose our minds, and spend our hand earned cash on trinkets that do nothing for us, but boost the pockets of retailers up and down the country! Because of this, we at Bloggers D’Light LIVE will be discussing and getting to the heart of the []

UK MUSIC: PAIGEY CAKEY & LADY LESHURR – CLIQUE

… They both look and sound like they are still in school (especially Paigey Cakey) and for some reason remind  me of some of my classmates who used to just start rapping at the back of the bus and would pretend they were Salt ‘N’Pepa. Anyway young girls will probably like this. Female rap duo Ice Cream and Mafiella better watch out! Your thoughts please. Hit and Miss?

UPROAR OVER RICK ROSS’ NEW VIDEO HOLD ME BACK (NIGERIA)

While rapper Rick Ross sits in his Miami mansion sipping on green tea and chomping down on a large fat juicy steak (well done) for breakfast there is uproar brewing across the ocean over the release of his new music video Hold Me Back which was shot in Lagos (Nigeria) earlier this year. In the video Big Ricky walks through the slums of Lagos wearing his trademark gold chains, hands out dollar bills to poverty stricken children and is surrounded by a []

UK MUSIC NEWS: TINCHY STRYDER ANNOUNCES HE WILL BE TOURING WITH CHERYL COLE

A very excited Tinchy Stryder has announced via Twitter that he will be touring with the nation’s biggest fraud Cheryl Cole. Yes its true.. BIG news, I'm hitting the road with my mate @CherylCole supporting her arena tour nxt month! canny wait 😉 #MillionLightsTour — Tinchy Stryder (@TinchyStryder) September 12, 2012 Fellow rapper Wretch 32 has also agreed to jump on the Cheryl Cole tour train. Several weeks ago The Metro newspaper reported that the convicted batterer of a nightclub toilet attendant is struggling to sell tickets so I’m not surprised []