ESTELLE APPEARS ON TRL’S SPANKIN NEW MUSIC WEEK

  Atlantic Records/Homeschool are really putting the publicity machine behind singer/rapper Estelle and her fouthcoming album ‘Shine’. She was present at the Grammys, featured on E! News as the next artist to watch out for, and now she’s appeared on TRL.  And on top of all that Estelle is also getting a lot of love from black bloggers/entertainment sites Stateside. So, after years of toiling away here in the UK, going nowhere fast, in a country where extremely talented black homegrown talent, continue to be despised, ignored and shoved to one side by the industry, in order to make way []

UK NEWS: RISING R&B SINGER DIES WITH FRIENDS IN M1 CRASH

Danielle Campbell Kaya Bousquet Patience Jackson Rising R&B singer, Danielle Campbell and her model friends, Patience Jackson and Kaya Bousquet have died in a car crash in north London after being hit by a lorry on the M1.  The driver was arrested after he smashed into the Toyota Yaris that held Danielle Campbell, 23, known as D’ Krystal, Patience Jackson, 22 and Kaya Bouquet 23. Model Iyoni Ellington was also in the car and survived. Medics pronounced Jackson dead at the scene while Campbell died later in []

RAPPER MYSTIKAL DENIED PAROLE! (GOOD!!!!!!)

  Louisiana rapper Mystikal’s bid for freedom was recently denied by a parole board, AllHipHop.com has learned. Mystikal, who is serving an 6-year sentence for sexual battery and extortion, after he forced his hairstylist to perform sexual acts on him and videotaped the incident, after the woman allegedly stole $80,000 in cheques. The parole board’s ruling means that the chart-topping rapper, who has been incarcerated since 2003, will in all likelihood finish out his full sentence, which equates to roughly two years. []

VIDEO: JAY-Z FT PHARRELL – ‘I KNOW’

The track is taken from Jay’s album ‘American Gangster’ and a long with the ill advised Lil Wayne assisted track ‘Hello Brooklyn’ (Wayne’s hook -DREADFULL), is one of weakest tracks on the album, so I don’t know why its been released as a single. Jay doesn’t appear in the video but Lenny Kravitz’s daughter, Zoe Kravitz, managed to bag herself a part. Nepotism at its finest folks! Its not what you know these days it’s who you know, who your parents are, and who you []

NAOMI CAMPBELL FLIES TO BRAZIL TO HAVE ‘CYST’ REMOVED

  (Reuters) Super model Naomi Campbell has had a cyst removed at a hospital in Sao Paulo after flying to Brazil for treatment, her publicist has said. Ms Campbell, 37, a frequent visitor to Brazil who this month celebrated the carnival in Salvador, was treated at Sirio-Libanes Hospital. Her publicist said she was resting and looking forward to going back to work. A gynaecologist at the hospital told a Brazilian news agency she had received successful emergency abdominal surgery. “I cannot reveal what []