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UK MUSIC: SKEPTA – YOU KNOW ME

….. I can’t quite figure out if old Skepta here expects us to take this new track seriously or if it’s supposed to be a joke. “Me and my black mates and some white niggas” and “Ah wha di bloodclart” What is going on here???? Hahahahahahahaha. Your thoughts please…. Advertisements

UK MUSIC: SHAKKA – TAKE OUR TIME

Check out new singer/songwriter Shakka and his new single Take Our Time. … Good production and nice vocals. I’m impressed. Take Our Time definitely gets the Mad News thumbs up! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK NEWS: SINGER ALEXANDRA BURKE PROMOTES HER OWN RANGE OF WATCHES ON LATE NIGHT ARGOS TV

Alexandra Burke has been promoting her new range of watches on Argos TV on the run up to Christmas. According to The Metro newspaper the singer’s “sales pitch” just before midnight was, Christmas is a good time to have a watch cos you can look at the watch and know it’s Christmas. *Buries head in hands* The watches are priced up to £39.99 I wish Alexandra the best of luck with this venture.

UK MUSIC: CHER LLOYD FT MIC RIGHTEOUS, DOT ROTTEN & GHETTS – ‘DUB ON THE TRACK’

X-Factor 2010 finalist Cher Lloyd has teamed up with Mic Righteous, Dot Rotten and Ghetts on her new single Dub On The Track. I remember watching annoying Miss Lloyd on the X-factor and saying that as soon as the show was over her label would look to team her up with a “TEAM UK” act and look folks they managed to find three artists willing to collaborate with her.  All I can do is laugh. I just hope Dot, Righteous and Ghetts each received enough money to buy a car and to pay []

MATTHEW KNOWLES LAUNCHES BRITISH GIRL GROUP ‘FROM ABOVE’

Matthew Knowles seems hungry and desperate to being us another Destiny’s Child. From Above are the hot new girl-group from the UK, brought to you by US music industry mogul Mathew Knowles – a man who knows a thing or two about turning girl groups into gold. The exciting new five-member group’s debut album, Breaking From Above, will be made available via iTunes on 12th December 2011, prior to the release of their debut single, “Not The Same Girl”, on 22nd January 2012. Their hard work in and out of the studio on []

UK MUSIC: WRETCH 32 FT ETTA BOND – FORGIVENESS

Check out Wretch 32’s new single Forgiveness featuring Etta Bond, produced by Labrinth. …. Strong production and a decent hook. It’s radio friendly and Wretch will no doubt end 2011 with a Top 5 hit. Also judging by the video compilation below a Life Time Achievement Award will probably be next too. ….. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK MUSIC: GFrsh – ‘GOT EM SAYIN’

Check out rapper GFrsh’s latest offering ‘Got Em Sayin’. … The Track – *Scratches head and rubs temples* The Video – GFrsh drives around London in a Rolls-Royce Phantom, stops at at £1.99 meal deal chicken shop, then stands and raps next to the Rolls-Royce Phantom in front of some run down council estate. I am still crying/shaking with laughter. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK MUSIC: TOP BOY SPECIAL: ASHER D, SCORCHER, SWAY, KANO (CYPHER)

Currently riding on the crest of a wave thanks to the new four-part “urban” drama Top Boy (which is currently airing on Channel 4 – 10pm) cast members/artists Asher D (Ashley Walters), Kano (Kane Robinson) alongside Sway, Scorcher and Adidas (which seems to be “TEAM UK” brand of choice) appear in the first episode of Soul Culture’s new online series Prose N Percussion featuring drummer Pauli The PSM. ….. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?