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UK NEWS: JAY-Z SET TO PERFORM AT THE BRIT AWARDS 2010

The Social Writers Blog reports that Jay-Z has been signed up to perform at the BRIT Awards 2010, where he will perform a medley of his biggest hits and a duet with a surprise artist. The BRIT Awards 2010 will take place in February and it’s already been announced that the mighty J-Hova will perform. *rolls eyes* Jay-Z’s popularity in the UK is at an all time high. He will probably be invited to perform all of his greatest hits in front of the Queen and her hubby []

UK NEWS: ITV 1 CONFIRM PLANS TO AIR CHERYL COLE SHOW

This is getting beyond a joke now! The Cheryl Cole love-fest needs to end!  ITV has confirmed plans to air a Cheryl Cole special. The X-Factor judge, singer, ‘national treasure’, ‘nations sweetheart’ and alleged racist /convicted batterer of toilet attendants show, will be titled Cheryl Cole’s Night In. Via Digital Spy The programme will see the X Factor judge perform songs from her recent solo release ‘3 Words’, as well as feature appearances from acts including Rihanna, Will Young, Alexandra Burke and will.i.am. “2009 has been an incredible []

WHY ACTRESS NIA LONG WALKED OUT OF THE MISS BLACK BRITAIN EVENT

The 2009 Miss Black Britain beauty pageant which took place last Saturday, will probably now enter the Guinness Book Of Records for being the most slated event ever!!!! If you don’t know why then click here and here, then sit back with a mug of strong coffee and read all about it.   Nia Long’s international publicist Jessica Huie recently spoke to Overground Online and explained why the American actress walked out of the event.  She tells the website, ‘Nia was disappointed that the lack of organisation lead to her early departure. She []

MISS BLACK BRITAIN ORGANISERS SEND EMAIL TO ANGRY CONTESTANTS, SPONSORS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

If you’re not familiar with this story then click here to read all about the shambles that was the Miss Black Britain beauty pageant, and please take time to read the comments left by contestants, sponsors and members of the public. American actress Nia Long was also present at the event (she was supposed to be hosting it) but walked out in disgust an hour later. Embarrassing! A reader has now kindly forwarded on the email that he received from the organisers, which attempts to explain Saturday’s shenanigans. [Thanks Frank].     Hello All, Saturday evening was a very []

MISS BLACK BRITAIN 2009 – A COMPLETE AND UTTER SHAMBLES!

The Miss Black Britain beauty pageant took place over the weekend in London, and my sources tell me that it was a complete and utter shambles. I’ve been told that the event started 2 hours late, that the night’s host American actress Nia Long walked out in the middle of proceedings and UK artist Young Nate who had been invited to perform was asked to leave the building. Those who were in attendance also had this to say: Via Facebook Forum  Tantastic Sam – My group and I []

UK NEWS: POLICE SEEK N-DUBZ STARS OVER RAPE INQUIRY

Via Digital Spy Police have appealed to N-Dubz stars Dappy and Fazer to contact them as potential witnesses to an alleged rape. According to the BBC, officers want to interview the pair over an incident that took place following an N-Dubz gig at Butlins holiday camp in Skegness last Saturday. Continue Reading….. Butlins holiday camp……… Oh dear……..

UK NEWS: JAY-Z WANTS TO MENTOR CHERYL COLE

The Daily Mirror has reported that rapper/businessMAN Jay-Z wants to kick start singer/X-Factor judge Cheryl Cole’s career Stateside. Click here to read more…. Cheryl Cole is the “nations sweetheart” a “national treasure”. She can do no wrong!!! US stars like Jay-Z and Will I.AM should do their research first before jumping on the Cheryl Cole bandwagon! If this story is true then I wholeheartedly agree with fellow blogger Marvin Sparks who said today “Jay’s on some wasteman vibe”. People here have short memories but not me! Cheryl’s flawless L’Oreal fake mask will slip again!

UK NEWS: CADBURY DAIRY MILK AD CLEARED OF RACISM

[Thanks Nessa] Via The Guardian The advertising regulator has cleared Cadbury of racism and perpetuating colonial stereotypes of African people in its latest TV advertising campaign. Cadbury’s campaign featured Ghanaian musician Tinny and aimed to promote the chocolate brand’s tie-up with the Fairtrade organisation for cocoa from the African nation for its Dairy Milk range. Continue Reading…. I didn’t know they received complaints with regards to this commercial. Admittedly parts of it still makes me cringe a little, but I do like the song []

DIRTY SOUTH STYLE VIDEO TO BE SHOT IN SOUTH LONDON

Battle Music Records are shooting a dirty South style Hip-Hop video on Sunday 15th November 2009 in Clapham, and are auditioning for: 1.  female “booty shake” dancers 2. male “thug” positions. Female dancers will be required to dance for 30 seconds at the audition and bring an outfit they feel will represent them best for the shoot day. Male cameos will be required to bring hip-hop style street wear and display loads of machismo. The auditions will take place in SE15 on []

UK NEWS: FOOTBALL FAN BRUSHES HIS TEETH DURING CHELSEA V MAN UNITED GAME

What is this fool doing??? Hahahahaha! And to top it off he’s wearing dark shades… I wonder if he rinsed out his mouth and spat afterwards? Madness.. complete and utter madness and it just had to be a black man!!! *shaking my head in despair”   UPDATE: It’s been reported on the Daily Mail website that he called in to a radio show and explained that he had not had time to brush his teeth before setting off for the game and was wearing dark glasses []