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UK CLOTHING BRAND ‘TRAP STAR’ LAUNCHES EXCLUSIVE COLLECTION AT SELFRIDGES AND PARTNERS WITH ROC NATION

Popular British clothing brand Trap Star has launched an exclusive sixteen-piece capsule collection at Selfridges London and online at selfridges.com. The new menswear collection is located in Men’s Contemporary on 1 and celebrates the inner-city subculture that the brand is known for. The streetwear-inspired range features Trapstar staples including slogan snapbacks, premium biker jackets and printed hoodies – complete with the brand’s signature red trims. Founded in west London in 2005, the brand draws its influence from cinema, photography, music and contemporary art to []

UK EVENT: AN AUDIENCE WITH ANGIE LE MAR

British comedian, actress, and writer Angie Le Mar is about to celebrate 25 years in showbiz, and will be performing live at The Barbican in September. 25 years!!! This woman has worked hard to survive in the industry for that long.  Congratulations Angie. Check out poster below for more details.

UK NEWS: FORMER BOXER CHRIS EUBANK SET TO UNVEIL NEW CLOTHING LINE

   The Red Pages reports that former boxer/”eccentric” Chris Eubank is set to unveil his own clothing line.   Via The Red Pages   Retired boxer Chris Eubank has teamed up with ex-brokers-turned-bespoke tailors, James Sleater and Ian Meieres of the Cad & The Dandy to launch his first clothing range. The collection, to be sold exclusively at the London store, includes ‘jodhousers’, a combination of jodhpur and suit trousers, as well as a frock coat. Chris, who is also the brand ambassador for the company, joins founders []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MOBO INTERVIEWS FOUNDER KANYA KING AND LEONA LEWIS

The MOBO (Music Of Black Origin) Awards will soon be upon us (yippee!) and this year the ceremony will take place in Liverpool on the 20th October. Will the ‘safe’ Sean Paul take home the Best Reggae Artist Award AGAIN???  Will Justin Bieber win the Best International Male Artist award??? Will LADY GAGA win the Best International Female Artist award??? ( Note: she was nominated last year) Or will they just hand those awards over to the usual suspects… brand Beyonce and Lucifer?  Anyway, Mobo founder Kanya King was recently interviewed with singer Leona Lewis, and  is behaving like she popped a few happy pills beforehand (seriously []

PREVIEW: BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN STARS IN NEW US DRAMA HARRY’S LAW

I announced on Mad News earlier this year that British actor Aml Ameen (Kidulthood and The Bill) had bagged a role in the new US drama Harry’s Law. Now check out the preview below. I follow a few British actors/entertainers on Twitter and any day now their huge heads will explode in to a thousand pieces. A little success and an avalanche of compliments received via Twitter, and they turn fool. But I don’t get that big-headed vibe from Aml. This is []