Brixton

UK NEWS / VIDEO: FORMER BRIXTON DRUG DEALER AND SMUGGLER LAUNCHES DEBUT BOOK

The Voice reports that former cocaine smuggler Junior James has launched the first of three books about his life. James who has served time for drug smuggling launched his debut book titled Diffrent at the Ritzy Cinema in Brixton (South London). He told the newspaper, “I got the idea for the book during my third spell in jail for cocaine importation. The other inmates were intrigued by my life story of drugs, money, flights and the women. The screws (officers) liked me and the teachers in the jail []

THE ‘TOP BOY’ DEBATE SHOW REVIEW/S (BRIXTON) – CAST, WRITER & DOG ALL MISSING IN ACTION

Last week four-part “URBAN” drama ‘Top Boy’ aired on Channel 4 and pulled in 1 million viewers. Yes it went down a storm! Then over the weekend it was quietly announced that the, TOP BOY DEBATE SHOW shall be taking place Tuesday 7pm at Veranda bar 30 Acre Lane, Brixton, London SW2 5SG, with Ashley Walters, Richard Campbell, Sharon Duncan Brewster, Mark Prince and Gifford Sutherland hosted By Karen Allen.. This was an opportunity for those who tuned in to watch ‘Top Boy’ to []

UK NEWS: ROCK BAND ARRESTED AT GUN POINT AFTER COUNCIL CCTV OFFICIAL MISTAKES MUSIC EQUIPMENT FOR HAND GUN

Brixton based rock band The Thirst has received an apology from the police force after a CCTV operator falsely informed them that the men had a handgun in their car.   Via The Mail Online A police force has apologised after 30 armed officers in a fleet of vehicles and a helicopter swooped on innocent band members as they prepared for a gig. Staffordshire Police held four members of The Thirst at gunpoint, along with their manager and a friend – after a council CCTV []

RIHANNA GIG REVIEW – THE O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY (LONDON)

Last night (November 16th) I attended Rihanna’s highly anticipated show at London’s O2 Brixton Academy in association with Nokia. The event was billed as being a private gig (invite only) that was due to be hosted at a private location. I initially thought that it would be taking place in a sophisticated dark intimate setting in some trendy night club. But I almost choked on my D&G Grape Soda when I heard the words “Brixton Academy”.    “Private” and “invite only” were both []