Dotun Adebayo

BBC LONDON – DOTUN ADEBAYO SHOW: ARE BLACK MEN DISPROPORTIONATELY INVOLVED IN NIGHTCLUB VIOLENCE?

Dotun Adebayo asks are young black men disproportionately involved in nightclub violence? Guests include Mr. Play, DJ Spoony and Sara Myers. Last night’s discussion is in response to Afia Asha’s controversial Facebook post that blamed young black men for the violence in south London nightclubs. Afia who is the bar managing director for the Brixton Fridge Bar wrote: “Unless and until young black people (18-35) learn to conduct themselves in a civil manner then the night time economy will be closed or severely []

SENIOR BBC BLACK EXECUTIVE PAT YOUNGE TALKS LACK OF DIVERSITY ON BRITISH TELEVISION / DOTUN ADEBAYO NOT IMPRESSED

In July Pat Younge resigned from his post as  chief creative officer of BBC Productions and will say goodbye to the corporation at the end of this year. But before leaving Pat has decided to speak out about the lack of diversity on British television. In a recent interview with Radio 5 Live breakfast he said: “I have lived in both [the US and the UK]. I would rather personally live in Britain as a culture, as a society, in terms of how different races []

FORMER CHOICE FM DJ GEORGE KAY TALKS TO DOTUN ADEBAYO ABOUT THE STATION’S DEMISE

Former Choice FM DJ George Kay called in to Dotun Adebayo’s BBC London radio talk show last night to discuss the demise of Choice FM (as from today now known as Capital XTRA) and had some interesting things to say… CLICK HERE to listen from [mark 1:19:34] DJ Daddy Ernie also spoke to Dotun about his dismissal and the station’s decision to remove all of its Reggae programming. Listen from [mark 38.52]

ARTICLE OF THE DAY: ‘THE BIGGEST FALL FROM RACE’ – BY DOTUN ADEBAYO

Last month former footballer and anti-racism campaigner Paul Elliott (48) dramatically resigned from all his positions within the Football Association after it was revealed he called ex-Charlton player Richard Rufus a “nigger” during an argument over a failed business venture.  Click here to read all about it. According to reports Elliott later insisted that the term was not offensive because both men involved are black. *HUGE SIGH* Anyway today I came across this article written by radio presenter and journalist Dotun Adebayo MBE, which discusses Elliott’s terrible gaffe. Via []

UK NEWS: THE NEWS OF THE WORLD ‘WANTED TO DO AN EXPOSE ON REGGAE BAND ASWAD’

I almost choked on my MacDonalds hash brown when I came across this article via The Voice Online. As most of you will know by now popular tabloid The News Of The World has closed down due to the on going phone hacking scandal, and today former deputy editor Andy Coulson was arrested by police investigating phone hacking and corruption allegations. Radio host and contributor to The Voice Dotun Adebayo used to work for the rag back in the day and revealed in his column yesterday that the paper wanted to run an expose on []