I really wanted to see Prince perform live in London several weeks ago but it just seemed as if the only ones privy to the following information – dates, venue details and times were ‘industry folk’, annoying famous faces and their hangers-on. I almost lost it when I saw photographs on The Daily Mail website of Kate Moss and Rita Ora (to name but a few) attending his show at Ronnie Scotts. It just looked as if only the well connected and famous […]
Check out this open letter to black artists written by Sebastien Elkouby on behalf of ‘The Industy’, over at Rap Rehab. Dear black artists, We regret to inform you that the need for your services will soon come to an end as we enter a critical restructuring period. Fortunately, after having spent nearly a century meticulously studying your art, language, fashion, and lifestyle, we have learned enough to confidently move forward without your assistance. We thank you for your contributions but have decided to make […]
It has been reported that comedian, actor and writer Felix Dexter died earlier today following a battle with multiple myeloma, a type of bone marrow cancer. Felix starred in the hit 1990s BBC black British sketch show The Real McCoy and also recently starred in the BBC 1 sitcom Citizen Khan. As far as I am concerned Felix was one of the funniest comedians out there, hands down. Rest In Peace Felix Dexter.
Originally screened in 2008 check out Dave Chappelle’s appearance on the brilliant Inside The Actors Studio. This interview is both hilarious and insightful. If you are an aspiring comedian/actor then I would advise you to watch this. [start from mark 4:46]