When senior director of corporate communications Justine Sacco’s plane lands somewhere in Africa later on today and she switches on her phone, the sound of the pit of her stomach dropping will be heard around the world. Sacco who works for IAC (the company owns Match.com and Vimeo) tweeted the following last night… A representative from IAC said in a statement: “This is an outrageous, offensive comment that does not reflect the views and values of IAC. Unfortunately, the employee in question is unreachable […]
Shawn Carter aka Jay Z has announced via his website that both he and his wife (superstar Beyonce) will embark on a 22 days challenge to go completely vegan. On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months back when a good friend and vegan challenged me to embrace a “plant-based breakfast” everyday. It was surprisingly easier […]
Last week rapper Nicki Minaj announced via Twitter that she has signed London-based singer Parker Ighile. I didn’t even know Nicki had her own label imprint but according to her Parker is “My 1st official artist!!!! Aahhhh!!!!!!” CLICK HERE to read Nicki’s tweets about her new signing. The Voice reports that Parker is one half of British production duo Parker and James who have worked with singers Jessie J and Angel. Parker also admits to screaming when he was told that Nicki had signed him. … Yeah I’m […]
UK rapper Big Narstie who appears to be in hospital at the moment sat down with The Grime Report to discuss singer Nathan’s surprise appearance on last week’s X-Factor. WARNING: SOME PROFANITY … Nathan is now through to the next round. I wish him the best of luck. Your thoughts please….
Last year, we took to the streets – on the hunt to find real people with street swagger for The Face Of JD Competition. Eventually we found 16 JD Sports customers, their faces were seen on billboards right across the UK and their lives changed forever. This year, we’re doing it all again and you could be in with a chance of being the next face of JD. Enter our Face Of JD Competition by uploading your picture at http://www.faceofjd.com and vote […]
Award-winning actor AML AMEEN is directing a new untitled short film in London this December 21st and 22nd, under his production company AmeenDream Entertainment. Our source says it contains a few topical and controversial subject matters surrounding London in 2011, such as the state of the Urban film industry. If previous AmeenDream Entertainment projects such as Drinks Drugs and KFC are anything to go by, it should instantly connect with Britain’s young audiences. To check out DDK, the refreshing short film premiered […]
Just a month after launching their new sitcom independently online and receiving widespread media attention, the BBC has quickly arranged to meet the producers of Meet the Adebanjo’s to discuss picking it up for season 2. Only this week the Metro newspaper featured Meet the Adebanjo’s as what’s good to watch online and the producers believe it’s the result of the widespread interest in the sitcom which has made the BBC arrange a meeting for the 1st August. Executive producer Andrew Osayemi […]
John Abraham Godson, a Polish citizen who was born and raised in Nigeria has been sworn in as the first black member of Poland’s parliament. Click HERE to read more… Congratulations John and good luck.