UK Event

UK EVENT: THE BIG PINK PAMPER PARTY (LONDON)

October is Breast Cancer month and sadly, one in nine women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Pretty Stylish London is hosting The Big Pink Pamper Party in an attempt to raise £1,000 for Cancer Research UK. All it takes is 40 guests who want to support the fight against the disease, and we’ll easily make the £1,000 target. Please blog and tweet this invitation out to help us get the word out. To RSVP, click here donate []

BLACK HISTORY MONTH EVENT – BLACK FLASH

Yes Black History is once again upon us, so there will be various black history themed events taking place throughout the month of October in and around London. Via Catch A Vibe From the eccentric Victorian Arthur Wharton who kept goal for Preston North End in 1886 to Cyrille Regis, John Barnes and beyond, this BBC Four documentary celebrates the highs and lows of nearly 120 years of black player’s involvement in British professional football. Followed by a panel discussion with Garth Crooks (BBC, []

UK EVENT: RAEKWON & RZA SET TO PERFORM AT ONE OFF UK SHOW

Raekwon Photograph: WireImage Hip Hop legends Raekwon and GZA of the world famous Wu Tang Clan are due to perform an exclusive UK gig at Matter, an intimate venue within the world famous 02 complex, in London on the 3rd October 2009.  This will be their only show in the UK, and is a leg of their exhilarating Tao Of Wu European Tour. Click here for more info. Check out the video to Raekwon’s latest single House of Flying Daggers featuring Inspectah Deck, GZA, Ghostface Killah, Method []

UK EVENT: THE BIZARRE PRESENTS THE BRRRAP PACK TOUR

The Sun Newspaper’s Bizarre column (yes that’s right The Sun Newspaper!!!) presents the Brrrap Pack Tour, which will feature Chipmunk, Ironik, Kid British, Tinie Tempah, Mz Bratt, Gracious K, McClean,  Aggro Santos and Master Shortie. The Brrrap Pack Tour dates are as follows… OCTOBER 2009   Sat 17th – O2 Academy Bristol Sun 18th – O2 Academy Liverpool Mon 19th – O2 Academy Birmingham Thurs 22nd – Manchester Academy Fri 23rd – O2 ABC Glasgow Sat 24th – O2 Academy Leeds Sun []

UK EVENT: FIGHT THE POWER

Spike Lee’s 1989 classic film Do the Right Thing was both celebrated and reviled on its release 20 years ago, so this month (7th – 30th September) BFI Southbank will introduce a season that includes some of the films that influenced its making, as well as those it influenced. Click HERE  for more information/booking details. [Thanks Nessa]

UK EVENT: JAY-Z TO PERFORM AT THE ROUNDHOUSE

This news has made my day. This is going to be the best September EVER!!! First Jay’s highly anticipated album Blue Print 3 drops on September 11th (US), September 14th (UK), then there’s the benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, and now news has just filtered through that the great man is about to bless London Town on September 17th. Via Pinboard Blog Jay-Z will be playing the Roundhouse in Camden Town on September 17th 2009. Tickets go on sale this Friday ( September 4th). Click []

UK EVENT: HIP HOP SHAKESPEARE SHOWCASE

Via The Metro On Saturday (July 25th) Akala and Ms Dynamite will host a showcase of scenes from Shakespeare plays reinterpreted by The Hip Hop Shakespeare Company. The award winning artists will perform alongside undiscovered young talent and other special guests  from the world of film and music.   Hip Hop Shakespeare @ The South Bank Centre Address: Front Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, SE1 Time: 5.15pm Contact: Tel: 07783119555 http://www.uproaruk.com

UK EVENT: LLOYD BANKS @ THE INDIGO2

G-Unit “soldier” Lloyd Banks is scheduled to perform at the IndigO2 this coming Friday (July 17th. UK support acts also performing on the night: Bashy, Sway, Wretch 32 and other surprise guests. Rumour also has it that the “great man” 50 Cent may put in an appearance and bless the audience with his lyrical prowess…………………… A friend of mine told me yesterday that a member from Lloyd’s street team offered her boyfriend a free ticket for Friday’s show worth £25.00. When did []