UK NEWS: (WTF?) BUST BOOSTER BRA’S AIMED AT 7 YEAR OLDS CAUSES OUTRAGE!

  Supermarket giant Tesco has been slammed for selling a padded bra marketed at girls as young as seven. The “bust-booster” is sold alongside vests in the seven to eight years clothing range and was modelled on a plunge style that is designed to draw attention to a woman’s cleavage. Continue Reading What is the world coming to?????? Since when do 7 year old’s have breasts that can fit in to bra cups?  What are they thinking aiming a padded bra at 7-8 year olds???   What does a []

UK NEWS: ‘JAY-Z WRONG FOR GLASTONBURY’

Oasis guitarist and vocalist Noel Gallagher has criticised the decision to have a hip hop act as the headline for the Glastonbury Festival. He said having rapper Jay-Z at the festival is the reason it has not sold out this year. He also said the event’s organisers had changed things too much and that it was “wrong” to have a hip hop headline act. There were 100,000 tickets sold for Glastonbury on the first day, but in past years all tickets had []

UK NEWS: ESTELLE STILL NUMBER 1

Congratulations to Estelle who celebrates her fourth week at number 1 in the UK chart, with the track ‘American Boy’ featuring Kanye West. Estelle’s album ‘Shine’ will drop on April 15th (Europe) April 29th (US).

SISTER 2 SISTER FRONT COVER (MAY ISSUE)- ASHANTI

Cover spotted @ Concreteloop Ashanti with mum and sister – YAWN!!! Solange – YAWN!!!! Flavor Flav – YAWN!!!! I purchase Sister 2 Sister Maazine every month because it’s a major source of entertainment for me. The magazine features in-depth interviews with some of the biggest stars within the world of black entertainment, but that isn’t the only reason why I make a point of checking it out each month. No! Its founder/editor-in-chief/journalist Jamie Foster Brown who provides the biggest source of entertainment. The constant fawning over the celebrities she interviews and features []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: ALICIA KEYS

Photograph: AP “‘Gangsta rap’ was a ploy to convince black people to kill each other. ‘Gangsta rap’ didn’t exist.” (Alicia discusses her theories on ‘gangsta rap’ in the May issue of Blender Magazine)

UK NEWS: RAPPER SWAY SUPPORTS NEW CAMPAIGN SET UP TO TACKLE GUN CRIME AND KNIFE CULTURE

UK rapper Sway Dasafo will lend his support to a new campaign called A-VIBE and The Believe Collective, which has been set up to tackle gun crime and knife culture in the UK. The organisation’s objective is to develop ways in which which, social networking sites, blogs and mobiles can provide creative opportunities for young people to represent themselves and their communities. When asked about the new campaign Sway said, “it’s good to finally have a voice for the people that really matter. There’s a lot of []

US EVENT – TY SET TO PERFORM @ KNITTING FACTORY (NEW YORK)

              Respected UK rapper and recent Spitkicker inductee Ty, will be performing at the Knitting Factory in New York this Sunday (April 13th), along side Taylor Mcferrin and Mobius Collective.  So if you happen to be in the NY area on Sunday, I highly recommend that you check out this show.   Details: Knitting Factory, (Main Space), 74 Leonard Street, New York, NY, Tel: 212 219 3006, http://www.knittingfactory.com All Ages / $12 adv // $15 door Text: TYUK to 467467 []