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UK ANTICS: LIVE MODEL PHOTOSHOOT @ JUMP OFF 2012 FINALS

Watch out Naomi Campbell, Kate Moss and Jourdan Dunn… … I love the first finalist’s (Salena Lima) answer to the question “What’s your nationality?” Answer:  “I’m born here… Brazil, Jamaica and lived in America for a while”.  Hahahahahahaha. Anyway congratulations to the winner Teisha Matthews.

JUMP OFF TV (UK DEBATE) – HAS THE TUPAC HOLOGRAM CHANGED THE FUTURE OF LIVE SHOWS?

Following the recent performance by Tupac at the Coachella Music Festival, the debaters got together for an exclusive sneak peek to see how the technology that brought the rapper ‘back to life’ works.  Sanj Surati from Musion Systems explains the process. They then share some of their thoughts regarding the issue, share a stage with Will.i.am and discuss what effects all of this has on the future of live shows. The following are a few of the issues and questions raised during the debate: – How might performances by artists []

UK ANTICS: RAPPERS CHIPMUNK AND WRETCH 32 “FLASH THE CASH” DURING JUMP OFF BOOTY SHAKING COMPETITION

Chipmunk and Wretch 32 pretended they were Lil Wayne and Rick Ross on Monday night while hanging out at the popular Jump Off event in London. The pair decided to literally ‘shower’ young women with money (fifty pound notes)  who were taking part in the booty shaking competition. [Thanks L] It does my heart good to see Wretch and Chipmunk investing their royalties wisely especially during these financially difficult times.

VIDEO: UK JUMP OFF UK DEBATE – ARE RACIAL STEREOTYPES ACCEPTABLE?

With London being one of the most multinational cities in the United Kingdom our Jump Off debaters had a discussion about racial stereotypes and taboos. Here are some questions and ideas raised during the discussion? Are racial stereotypes acceptable? What are the stereotypes attached to different races What does it take for people to think differently from the stereotypes? Is the term “lighty” acceptable? Why do rappers reinforce this negative rapper stereotype? … The term “lighty” just annoys me. The deep subject []