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UK MUSIC: TOP BOY SPECIAL: ASHER D, SCORCHER, SWAY, KANO (CYPHER)

Currently riding on the crest of a wave thanks to the new four-part “urban” drama Top Boy (which is currently airing on Channel 4 – 10pm) cast members/artists Asher D (Ashley Walters), Kano (Kane Robinson) alongside Sway, Scorcher and Adidas (which seems to be “TEAM UK” brand of choice) appear in the first episode of Soul Culture’s new online series Prose N Percussion featuring drummer Pauli The PSM. ….. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK TV / TRAILER: NEW FOUR-PART DRAMA ‘TOP BOY’ TO AIR ON CHANNEL 4 (STARRING ASHLEY WALTERS AND KANO)

Click HERE to view more photographs. Soul Culture reports that “Urban” drama Top Boy will be coming to our screens on Channel 4 at the end of October . The four-part drama stars Ashley Walters and rapper Kano. On London’s Summerhouse Estate, lives are lived along lines, and challenges come in all forms, even – especially – for kids. Thirteen-year-old Ra’Nell (Malcolm Kamulete) finds he has to ‘step up and be a man’ when his mentally ill mother Lisa (Sharon Duncan Brewster) is []

UK NEWS: KANO APPEARS IN ADVERT TO PROMOTE SCHOOL DIPLOMAS

UK rapper Kano has appeared in a new advert which helps to promote school diplomas. However a journalist over at The Times Online hates that the government has teamed up with Kano to promote education and describes him as being a “foul mouthed rapper”. The journalist even goes as far as quoting Kano’s lyrics to drive home his/her point. “Don’t f*** with me / I’ve got my knife and I could get a nine milli [9mm pistol] / And niggas know I’m blowin’ up shows like a terrorist.” Click HERE to []

UK NEWS: OK! MAGAZINE APOLOGISES FOR NOEL CLARKE AND KANO “MIX UP”

Earlier on today I asked OK! Magazine if they thought that all black men looked alike, because they posted a story on their website about actor/director Noel Clarke, and then posted a photograph of UK rapper Kano to go with the article.  If you missed it then click here to take in the hilarity of it all.   Since then OK! have corrected their mistake and issued an apology to an annoyed Noel…. via TWITTER.  @noelclarke No excuses Noel. Our pic agency let us down but it should have been []

UK NEWS: OK! MAGAZINE – DO ALL BLACK MEN LOOK ALIKE???

  OK! Magazine has posted the news on their website that actor, producer and director Noel Clarke is going back to school to direct a Christmas Navity play. However members from the OK! team don’t really seem to know who Noel  is or what he looks like. If they did then they would not have posted a photograph of UK rapper KANO with this story. To quote the words of James Moran  “black guy with stubble, close enough eh?” Click here to view the story. This is absolutely hilarious! []

VIDEOS: BLACK BRITISH MUSIC ACTS FROM THE 2000s

Blak Twang – ‘So Rotton’ (Circa 2002/3) Fallacy ft Tubby T (RIP) – ‘Big n Bashy’ (Circa 2003) So Solid – ’21 Seconds’ (Circa 2001) Lisa Maffia – ‘It’s All Over’ (Circa 2002) Craig David – ‘Seven Days’ – (Circa 2000) Aaron Soul ‘Ring Ring Ring’ – (Circa 2000/01) Aaron was the first Def Jam UK signing. Richard Blackwood – ‘Mama Used To Say’ (Circa 2000) – Why they gave comedian/TV personality a record deal I will NEVER know!!! Romeo – ‘It’s All Gravy ft Christina Milian’ []