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US GOVERNMENT DRAFTS IN WILL.IAM TO ORGANISE CONCERT IN CHINA

Rolling Stone reports that the US government has asked Black Eyed Peas front man Will.i.am to organise a concert in Beijing China which will apparently help to “encourage cultural and educational exchanges between China and the United States. According to the publication ‘Secretary of State Hillary Clinton met with the rapper on Friday to discuss the project, which is part of the Obama administration’s 100,000 Strong Initiative,  a program developed to increase the number of Americans studying abroad in China’. Click HERE []

UK EVENT: DONAE’O JOINS BUSTA RHYMES, SKEPTA, GYPTIAN, SEAN PAUL, SHAGGY AND MORE AT THE ONE LOVE PEACE FESTIVAL

………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. UK funky house star Donae’o, has been announced as the latest addition to the line-up for the One Love Peace Festival alongside a host of artists including Busta Rhymes, Shaggy and Sean Paul. Speaking about performing at the Wembley Arena show alongside such legendary acts, Donae’o admitted that he was a little nervous: “It’s nerve racking really. I supported Busta previously and the crowd were really stiff at the beginning so I had to stop my show and start again.  I []

UK EVENT: FOUR KORNERZ LIVE IN CONCERT (LONDON)

Multi-award winning all-brother band Four Kornerz are to release their new single Superstar on Monday 2 May, 2011. This is the band’s first officially release since their ground-breaking independent album release Soulectric (2007) which included the hit singles Clap Clap and Gonna Make It. This latest masterpiece from the London based-quartet dons the familiar leads from Deji, the eldest of the four brothers.  Known for their inspirational lyrics, Four Kornerz once again adopt the same stance but unusually from a female’s perspective. []

UK EVENT: BIGGA FISH LIVE

Bigga Fish are back with another exciting line up for their new under 18’s night. Bigga Fish Live will feature some of the hottest UK urban talent including Scorcher, D Double E, Ghetts, Mz Bratt, Griminal, Gfrsh and hosted by DJ Policy and BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth. Having produced a successful nationwide tour in October 2010 and having sold out previous events at Camden’s 2,300- capacity Roundhouse- the not-for-profit youth organisation are holding this exclusive live show at the prestigious Dingwalls in Camden []

UK NEWS: GET CLOSER TO NE-YO WITH CHOICE

Choice gives listeners the chance to share the stage with R&B superstar. Choice, London’s number one urban station, is finding the UK’s next big thing for a ‘One in a Million’ chance to perform at The O2 Arena to support international singer-songwriter Ne-Yo as part of his UK tour in February. Aspiring performers have until the 3rd of February to upload their audition videos to choicefm.com before the entries are whittled down to a shortlist of five by a Choice judging panel.  []

VIDEO: LAURYN HILL PERFORMS AT ROCK THE BELLS NYC

It’s good to see Lauryn Hill out there performing again and looking happy. The singer/rapper performed at the Rock The Bells concert in New York City, and brought on stage with her some very famous faces. *Note comedian Chris Rock got the loudest applause*. Via PunchBowl Blog