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UK MUSIC NEWS: SINGER TERRI WALKER INKS NEW DEAL WITH ROC-A-FELLA RECORDS

Soul Culture reports that British Soul singer Terri Walker has inked a deal with Damon Dash’s newly resurrected label Roc-A-Fella Records. Walker revealed to the website that she is recording her fourth studio album with producer Ski Beatz, which will be distributed through Roc-A-Fella Records. She added, “I have no release date confirmed yet but I can tell you the theme.  Seeing as I am working with Hip Hop legends, I have decided to have a Hip Hop theme on this album. []

UK NEWS: ACTOR AML AMEEN SET TO MAKE DIRECTORIAL DEBUT

The Voice Newspaper reports that British actor Aml Ameen is preparing to direct his first short film called The Pick Up. Ameen told the newspaper, “It’s a short film I’ve written and this will be my directorial debut through my film production company, Ameen Dream Entertainment. It’s set in a house club and is about a bunch of lads that make up elaborate stories to try and get dates with these University girls. We had an open casting and it’s set to be a slick and []

UK NEWS: REGGAE SINGER MAXI PRIEST ARRESTED

British reggae artist Maxi Priest has been completely off the radar for sometime now. So let me be the first to congratulate him on his return back into the media’s spotlight. Via Entertainment Daily British reggae star MAXI PRIEST has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The musician, who enjoyed hits with a cover of Cat Stevens’ Wild World and a duet with Shaggy, reportedly attacked a former lover after she caught him in a car with another woman. Priest was taken into custody by cops in []

UK MUSIC NEWS: MEET NEW BOY BAND – 3MIX

Meet 3Mix, the new ‘boy band’ set to take Britain by storm… Via BBC News Boy band 3Mix are sitting in EMI’s London offices looking every inch the perfect teen idols, from their baby-faced good looks and meticulously back-combed hair to their carefully co-ordinated clothes. “We’re proud to be a boy band,” says singer Myan Mirza. “We grew up listening to the likes of Boyz II Men, ‘N Sync and the Backstreet Boys, so there’s no shame there.” Like their idols, Mirza and []

BRITISH ACTOR AML AMEEN LANDS FIRST HOLLYWOOD FILM ROLE

  British actor Aml Ameen has landed his first Hollywood role in the film Red Tails, the story of the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American pilots to fly in a combat squadron during World War II.   Produced by George Lucas (Star Wars), Directed by Anthony Hemingway (The Wire), the film stars David Oyelowo (Spooks, Last King of Scotland), Bryan Cranston (Malcom in the Middle), Ne-Yo, Method Man and Jazmine Sullivan.      Aml will be travelling to Prague to begin shooting []