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HIP-HOP’S FIRST LUXURY COFFEE TABLE BOOK: A CULTURAL ODYSSEY

  ONE CULTURE CHANGED THE WORLD. ONE BOOK TELLS THE STORY. Launching this summer is Hip-Hop Culture’s first official luxury, large-format coffee table book, Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey.  The mammoth, 420-page tribute includes never-before-seen photos and interviews with the pioneers, players and legends of Hip-Hop bringing to life the birth, evolution and global impact of Hip-Hop Culture over the past four decades from Grandmaster Flash to Nicki Minaj. Hip-Hop: A Cultural Odyssey is beautifully Smyth sewn in bonded black leather, measuring an []

UK EVENT REVIEW: THE LAUNCH OF AML AMEEN’S AMEENDREAM ENTERTAINMENT AND SCREENING (LONDON)

Last night I attended the official launch of British actor Aml Ameen’s film and television production company, AmeenDream Entertainment held at UK film body headquarters BAFTA. (Yeah that’s right “haters” Miss Mad News was swanning around BAFTA headquarters! Deal with it! *sarcasm*.  After starring in the hit film Kidulthood,TV drama The Bill and other TV/stage projects, Aml set up production company AmeenDream in 2009 ‘with a clear mission to deliver stories that entertain, provoke thought and inspire, as well as providing alternative representations of youth and the urban community in the []

OK! MAGAZINE SET TO LAUNCH IN NIGERIA

Apologies if some of you already know about this but I’ve only just come across this news. The Voice reports that popular celebrity gossip magazine OK! will launch in Nigeria. According to columinist/influential industry figure Jasmine Dotiwala ‘OK! Magazine Nigeria will be owned and operated by famed entrepreneur Alexander Amosu (never heard of him). It will be a monthly publication and the content will include news on internationally known Nigerian stars, local Nigerian stars,  African-American celebs and more’. Alexander told Jasmine, “Nigeria’s probably one of the most vibrant, affluent countries in []

PICS: ALICIA KEYS ALBUM LAUNCH (LONDON)

The lovely Alicia Keys played live last night (December 9th) to launch her new album The Element Of Freedom, exclusively with W Hotels and American Express in London. Alicia performed tracks in front of a 700-strong crowd in a unique and intimate setting. The cream of top class British talent that attended last night’s event included, UK Funky House LEGEND Gracious K, rapper Chipmunk, Dizzee Rascal, singer/former I’m A Celebrity contestent Sabrina Washington, singing/dance sensations JLS, The Saturdays and Alesha Dixon. Can you believe it? All that talent in one room! Mad News did []