UK NEWS: STEPHEN LAWRENCE REMEMBERED

Stephen Lawrence was stabbed to death at a bus stop in Eltham in 1993 The mother of Stephen Lawrence has said her pain remains “undiminished” as she marked 15 years since his death in a racist attack. Doreen Lawrence was joined by more than 300 people including Prime Minister Gordon Brown at a memorial service in central London. Stephen, 18, was murdered by white youths in Eltham, south-east London in 1993 but no-one was convicted. Justice Secretary Jack Straw said his death []

UK NEWS: DOCTOR REFUSES TO EXAMINE RAPE VICTIM

A vulnerable recluse was made to wait more than a week for medical treatment after being raped because his GP said he was ‘too grubby’ to be examined, a court has heard. The 50-year-old was distraught and bleeding heavily when he was persuaded to seek medical help two days after the attack. ‘He was treated abominably by the NHS and his GP, who said he was too grubby for him to examine properly,’ Michael Brabin, prosecuting, told Exeter Crown Court. Levi Lavers, []

MISS LANDMINE ANGOLA 2008

Winner: Maria Restino Manuel The pose is slick, the gown designer, the lighting moody. From the silver tiara on her head down to the polish on her toes, Maria Restino Manuel is every inch the beauty queen. But this is no ordinary title. Maria has just won one of the most astonishing beauty parades in the world. The newly-crowned Miss Landmine 2008 is an amputee – one of the thousands left crippled in the bloody aftermath of the Angolan civil war. Continue []

NEW MUSIC: NAS – ‘BE A NIGGER TOO’

‘Be A Nigger Too’ is taken from the highly anticipated ‘Nigger’ album. The album is scheduled to drop on July 1st 08. I just finished listening to the track…… Let the debate begin….. Nas – ‘Be A Nigger Too’ Your thoughts please……….

PICS OF THE DAY: 2008 NATIONAL HIP HOP TEAM VOTE LAUNCH

The 2008 National Hip Hop Team Vote Launch took place yesterday ( 20th April) at Temple University Liacouras Center Arena, in Philadelphia.  Russell Simmons Ciara BET’s ‘106 & Park’ hosts Rocsi and Terrence J Recording artist Flo-Rider Hip Hop artist Black Ice Rapper T.I Photographs: WireImage

MADONNA CELEBRATES 13TH UK NO. 1

Madonna has put an end to Estelle’s four week reign at the top of the UK chart, and celebrates her 13th UK number 1 this week. Her hit single ‘4 Minutes’, taken from the album ‘Hard Candy’ also features Justin Timberlake and Timbaland.  Continue Reading 4 Minutes – Madonna ft Justin Timberlake and Timbaland  

COLUMBIA RECORDS DROP’S OMARION

According to BlackVoices.com singer Omarion has been dropped from his record label. Read report below: Omarion (real name: Omari Ishmael Grandberry) signed as a solo artist to Columbia Records after B2K broke up in December 2003. His boy band was actually signed to Sony’s Epic division. The 23-year-old singer released two solo CDs for the record company, including 2005’s ‘O’ and 2006’s ‘21.’ Both albums were certified gold. In December of 2007, Omarion partnered with rapper Bow Wow on the CD, ‘Face []