Music

USHER PERFORMS AT PRE-GRAMMY PARTY

Superstar Usher performed at a special pre-Grammy party for the global launch of Belvedere Product (RED) special edition bottle, on Thursday night (11 February) in Los Angeles. Entertainment industry royalty and the LA hip crowd attended Belvedere Vodka’s pre-Grammy party at Avalon to celebrate its partnership with (RED)™ and the global launch of the BELVEDERE (PRODUCT)RED ™ Special Edition bottle to raise proceeds for the Global Fund, the world’s leading financier of programs to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria™. Usher said, “I []

RAPPER EVE TO BE HONOURED IN JAMAICA

First the organisers of the Jamaican music awards ceremony EME announced that rapper Trina is going to be honoured and now it’s rapper Eve’s turn. Click HERE if you missed my previous commentary/rant regarding their first announcement. Check out extracts from the press release I received today. Kingston, Jamaica: Hip-Hop rapper, actress and successful designer Eve will be one of three international stars including TRINA and Jamerican comedian Rayzor who are confirmed to perform at the glitzy Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) Awards, set to take place on Saturday, March 12, []

UK EVENT: CHIPMUNK FT CHRIS BROWN ‘CHAMPION’ SINGLE RELEASE PARTY

Chipmunk will be celebrating the release of his new single ‘Champion’ featuring Chris Brown with an exclusive party at the Amika Nightclub on Kensington High Street in London on  Thursday 10th February 2011. The Amika Nightclub was voted nightclub of the year in 2010. http://www.amikalondon.com/ Tickets for this event are available in advance by calling 07947169872 and there will also be some available on the door priced at £15.   Tables are also available priced at £500 for 8 people and will []

AUDIO: SHADRACK AND THE MANDEM EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW (PART 1)

Last year UK “rap” duo Shadrack and Abendigo (otherwise known as Shadrack And The Mandem) set the Internet ablaze with the smash hit single Guns & Pork. But sadly their stint in the limelight was short-lived. Now they spend their days and nights sitting in a prison cell and slopping out. However the talented duo hasn’t let their current situation hold them back from pursuing their dreams of rap superstardom.  Check out Part 1 of  their interview recorded at Parkhurst Prison with []

FOOLISHNESS OF THE DAY: TRINA TO BE HONOURED IN JAMAICA

Via Allhiphop Miami, Florida rapper Trina will be honored in Kingston, Jamaica during the 7th Annual Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) this coming March. EME Awards Founder and Chairman Richard “Richie B” Burgess said Trina will be the 2011 “International Friend of Reggae Honoree”  honored for her collaborations with various Jamaican acts like Queen Lady Saw, Sean Kingston, Barbee and others. “Some of the icons of our rich musical heritage as well as the hottest newcomers around will receive the recognition they []

UK MUSIC: GIGGS FT GUNNA DEE – MATIC

My favourite UK rapper of ALL TIME Giggs has teamed up with fellow rapper Gunna Dee (who up until this point I’d never heard of) on the new single Matic. I want to know who produced this track because I really like it! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

AUDIO: ADELE – PROMISE THIS (LIVE LOUNGE BBC RADIO 1)

UK songstress Adele has covered Cheryl Cole’s hit single Promise This and the nation’s biggest fraud should bow down, kiss the ring, then get a pen and a pad, and take notes. After Adele’s brilliant cover of the song aired on BBC Radio 1 this morning Cheryl’s PR man tweeted Just spoken to Cheryl who, like the rest of the country, was 'blown away' by Adele's R1 Live Lounge session. — Supersonic PR (@supersonicpr) January 27, 2011 I jokingly retorted that I []

‘WELCOME TO MY HOOD’ BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO FOOTAGE

The track Welcome To My Hood features DJ Khalid, T-Pain, Lil Wayne,  Rick Ross and my ALL TIME favourite rapper Plies…. Check out behind the scenes video shoot footage below and embrace the “beauty” and ignorance courtesy of Nappy Boy Online. Via Social Writers Okay.. I’m ASHAMED to admit this….I like this track. I like the production. There I’ve said it! lol.