UK Artist

UK ARTIST: GEORGE THE POET – PERFORMS ‘GO HOME’ / ANNOUNCES SIGNING TO ISLAND RECORDS

Performance artist George the Poet takes on the government’s campaign against illegal immigrants, in which a mobile advertising hoarding is driven around diverse areas of London. George Mpanga, the son of immigrants, grew up in Stonebridge Park, north-west London, and recently graduated from the University of Cambridge. … That was really good! George also announced today that he has now signed to Island Records. https://twitter.com/GeorgeThePoet/status/363351064189214721 https://twitter.com/GeorgeThePoet/status/363351499138543616 Hmmmm…. It will be interesting to see how major label Island Records plans to promote and market an []

UK MUSIC AND A NATION MOURNS: BOY BAND JLS ANNOUNCE SPLIT

Soul destroying news this morning folks…. yes it is true…  JLS has announced through tabloid rag The Sun that after 5 years together they have decided to go their separate way. Group member Marvin Humes said: “It’s an emotional time. There’s no getting away from that.” This morning the band also tweeted: To the BEST fans in the world,it is true.THANK u 4 ur undying support and love.U will NEVER be forgotten. #amazingtimes #amazingmemories 💛Jx — JLS (@JLSOfficial) April 24, 2013 There will be a Greatest Hits []

UK ANTICS: RAPPER ENGLISH FRANK MAKES PUBLIC APOLOGY AFTER RACIST OUTBURST GOES VIRAL (VIDEO)

Well it all kicked off yesterday after footage of ‘popular’ rapper English Frank (now “affectionately” known in some quarters as EDL Frank) caught the attention of the masses. CLICK HERE to read all about the drama and view footage of outburst. As expected some of us went straight for the jugular after watching a cocky and overly confident Frank belittle an African security guard during an event in Brixton (that Frank organised/hosted), while others made excuses for his behaviour, blamed others within the black community for Frank’s outburst, attempted to play down []

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?