September 24, 2009
BBC Radio personality the “Big Dawg” Tim Westwood had this to say about Kanye West’s now infamous VMAs “stunt” which later left country singer Taylor Swift in floods of tears…. Via Digital Spy “To be honest, I think it highlighted the racial divide. What he did was some ignorant street s**t and there’s her, this 19-year-old white girl,” he told DS. “I love him for doing it but he chose the wrong victim. He should have done it when there was some rock band or […]
September 23, 2009
Wow this brings back memories…. I haven’t heard this track or seen this video in YEARS!!! Thank the Lord for YouTube! I remember when The Box Television first debuted in the UK in 1992. Back then the channel used to feature the best in Hip Hop, Reggae and R&B (from both sides of the Atlantic). The channel actually focused more on featuring black music back then, but this all changed when EMAP purchased the channel in the late 90s. Anyway The Box […]
September 22, 2009
Jay-Z explains the ROC symbol to a confused Jo Wiley on her BBC Radio 1 show (filmed in her home). Right.. O.K… Jay.. LOL!!!
September 22, 2009
Damon ‘Bruk Pocket’ Dash is back and has managed to find a way back in to the music industry. Will his latest venture The Blakroc Project turn out to be a huge success? Who knows! But Brukkers is trying! He has also launched a new radio station called Magnet Radio. Visit Rhymes With Snitch for more info.
September 17, 2009
Raekwon Photograph: WireImage Hip Hop legends Raekwon and GZA of the world famous Wu Tang Clan are due to perform an exclusive UK gig at Matter, an intimate venue within the world famous 02 complex, in London on the 3rd October 2009. This will be their only show in the UK, and is a leg of their exhilarating Tao Of Wu European Tour. Click here for more info. Check out the video to Raekwon’s latest single House of Flying Daggers featuring Inspectah Deck, GZA, Ghostface Killah, Method […]
September 7, 2009
UK artist Bashy Via The independent Bowing to pressure from a growing coalition of race activists and urban music stars, the Metropolitan Police today agreed to revise a controversial method of monitoring gigs which critics have labelled “potentially racist”. Complaints have been growing in recent months over the Met’s use of Form 696 – a voluntary policing tool which asks venues to provide the names, addresses and contact telephone numbers for artists and promoters. Continue Reading….. Hmmmmm interesting………. I understand why they […]
September 1, 2009
This news has made my day. This is going to be the best September EVER!!! First Jay’s highly anticipated album Blue Print 3 drops on September 11th (US), September 14th (UK), then there’s the benefit concert at Madison Square Garden, and now news has just filtered through that the great man is about to bless London Town on September 17th. Via Pinboard Blog Jay-Z will be playing the Roundhouse in Camden Town on September 17th 2009. Tickets go on sale this Friday ( September 4th). Click […]
August 23, 2009
Taken from Jay-Z’s “HIGHLY ANTICIPATED” forthcoming album ‘Blue Print 3’, the single ‘Off That’ produced by Timbaland is actually quite good. For some reason it takes me back to the Jay of old. I like it and will give it the thumbs up. Anyway click HERE to listen. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?
August 12, 2009
Featured with Wiley on his new track ‘She Likes To’, Bashy, Ghetts, Wretch32, Griminal, Chipmunk, Scorcher, Ice Kid, Wrigley and J2K. I love the video. The concept is so original and so unique. The track will probably go on to become a top 5 hit. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?