Celebration

UK NEWS: BBC 1XTRA GEARS UP TO CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Yes folks it’s that time again! It’s Black History Month! So don’t be surprised if you see more black faces on British television throughout the month of October. Anyway BBC 1xtra will kick off the celebrations by acknowledging… Music icons (from Stevie Wonder to Dizzee Rascal), black cinema, major historical moments and classic music from over the decades in Old School Sunday – a weekly show which will celebrate black music through the decades. Beginning on Friday 1 October, the Breakfast Show sees []

UK EVENT: AFRICA WEEKENDER – SHOWCASING THE LIGHT OF THE CONTINENT

With the preparation for the World Cup in South Africa and the excitement of 17 African nations celebrating their 50th year of independence – all eyes are on Africa. For the first time in the UK, you can experience an authentic taste of modern day Africa right on your doorstep. For one long weekend in May (21st-24th), a 72-hour entertainment extravaganza with live performances by top African artists as well as engaging activities for all the family will bring a new zest []

VIDEO: MADONNA – ‘CELEBRATION’

Check out Madonna’s latest single ‘Celebration’. I really like this track and the video, but Madonna needs to put some trousers on. Also check out her latest ‘squeeze’ 20 year old Brazilian model Jesus on the decks. Madonna claims “he auditioned for the role like everyone else”. Yeah whatever Madge! Or click HERE to watch video. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UPDATE: UK EVENT: THE BLACK TIE COMEDY AWARDS CANCELLED / NEW DATE NOW CONFIRMED

It’s been announced that the highly anticipated Black Tie Comedy Awards, due to be held tonight (August 23rd), has been cancelled. The first ever Black Tie Comedy Awards organised in celebration of some of the UK’s top black comedians was supposed to be held at the IndigO2 but the Metropolitan Police apparently stepped in and shut it down. The event will now be rescheduled for a new date in November. Tickets are refundable at the point of purchase. Media Enquiries please contact []