PIMP C: DEATH CAUSED BY COUGH SYRUP AND SLEEP DISORDER

   The official word from the coroner’s office has come back in the death of UGK’s Pimp C, and the verdict is that the Texas rapper died from an accidental overdose, due to a combination of cough syrup and a pre-existing sleep apnea condition. The cornoer’s office said Monday (February 4) that the death was ruled as accidental and cited “promethazine/codeine effects and other unestablished factors” as the cause of death — specifically the use of prescription medicine used to treat coughs []

UK NEWS: FORMULA ONE DRIVER LEWIS HAMILTON ‘SADDENED’ BY RACIST ABUSE

   Formula One star Lewis Hamilton says he has been left saddened after being subjected to racist abuse in Spain. Continue reading It will be interesting to see how they plan on tackling this and if they succeed in doing anything at all! I can’t believe  that those A-holes actually had the front to  step out in black face…..in this day and age….. (shaking head….)

UK MUSIC: NEW ARTIST: CHIPMUNK – ‘ WHO ARE YOU?’

Seeing as I am a Londoner (for those who don’t know) Mad News will also showcase videos/music coming out of the UK. The good, the bad and the ugly! Meet 16 year old Chipmunk who I came across on MTV Base today. Base seems to be currently featuring A LOT of new music from UK acts. This has never happened before…. Any way check out Chipmunk’s official debut track/video, and look who makes a guest appearance towards the end of the video? None other than the UK’s number 1 Hip Hop DJ, []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: YOUNG BUCK

   “I’ve been loyal….and its hard to be down with somebody when there’s no communication….It makes me feel like ‘what’s going on?’ There’s a video, everybody’s there, and there’s no Buck. Or you see your man moving overseas, on tour with the camp, with G-unit. Or you go to Thisis50.com and you see G-unit pictures is there, without Buck’s face…and then there’s no communication so I don’t really understand why…” (Young Buck addresses the rumoured friction between him and 50 Cent) Well nothing []