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UK NEWS: BBC TO “REBRAND” 1XTRA

  Via Digital Spy The BBC’s digital radio station 1Xtra will reportedly drop its “Love Black Music, Love 1Xtra” slogan as part of a rebranding exercise to bring it closer to parent network Radio 1. According to The Guardian, the rebrand will see 1Xtra adopt two new straplines – “Xtra RnB” and “Xtra Hip Hop” – to better indicate it as Radio 1’s urban music spin-off. The station will also get a new logo blending the two station’s branding. The rebranding of 1Xtra is part of the []

UK “BEEF”: LETHAL B DISSES N-DUBZ

I don’t know whether to laugh or cry. It doesn’t get anymore ridiculous then this! Grime star  Lethal B rants about “super group” N-Dubz stealing a song from him (I think) and then shows off his house MTV Cribs style. The house  apparently cost £750k. I just hope he’s managing to keep up with the mortgage repayments. Via Brown Eyez *rubbing temples* Unbelievable…….. Your thoughts please “fam”…..

VIDEO: KIELY WILLIAMS – ‘SPECTACULAR’

Kiely Williams, former 3LW group member (remember them?) and former star of Disney kids show The Cheetah Girls, is now embarking on a solo music career. Check out her HILARIOUS new single Spectacular. Listen to the lyrics! Life after Disney folks! Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

MADONNA SET TO TAKE HER ADOPTED CHILDREN TO MEET THEIR BIOLOGICAL FAMILIES

The Evening Standard reports that Madonna is to take her adopted Malawian children David and Mercy, to meet their biological families. A source said the children “can proudly show off their dance skills and meet their relatives”. ………………………………………… I don’t know whether to laugh or cry at the source’s alleged quote. I bet their families can’t wait to see those Vogue moves. Anyway I would love to be a fly on the wall during those meetings.

UK FILM: 4.3.2.1 POSTER – A LESSON LEARNED!

Last week the official poster for the up and coming Noel Clarke film 4.3.2.1 debuted online, which I later featured on Mad News. I also asked Noel a question regarding the poster which surprisingly didn’t seem to go down too well. He didn’t take to kindly to being questioned about the decision to feature one actress on the poster, clad only in underwear. Click here to read the post/subsequent heated debate if you missed it. Since then I have received emails from his supporters criticizing me for “calling Noel out like that” (erm all I []

UK NEWS: FORMER BNP MEMBER FALLS FOR JAMAICAN COLLEAGUE

This has got to be the funniest article I’ve read so far this year! Ha ha ha ha ha! Via The Daily Mirror Pete’s story If someone had said to me in the 80s that I’d marry a black woman, I’d have said “Never in a million years!” You see, I dread to think how many years I’d been active with the BNP. I was in my late teens when it all started. Growing up I didn’t really have black friends or []

UK NEWS: TV PRESENTER MIQUITA OLIVER SUSPENDED OVER FOUR-LETTER OUTBURST

Oh dear,  it looks like annoying TV presenter Miquita Oliver is in a spot of bother…. Via Yahoo TV T4 presenter Miquita Oliver was reportedly suspended from the show after she was caught swearing about a singer. The Daily Mirror reports that US singer Ke$ha’s management heard Miquita calling the star a four-letter word following a backstage interview at the NME Awards. An insider told the paper: “Miquita was having a really bad day. She blurted out the angry words and thought no []

FOOLISHNESS OF THE DAY: RAPPER JIM JONES SET TO TEACH IN HIGH SCHOOL

Rapper Jim Jones has announced that he will teach high school students in New York City. Via Sohh.com I’ll be teaching for eight weeks, I’ll be teaching a real curriculum, right now they’re actually going back and forth with the Board of Education to see what goes on and sh*t. I fully don’t know the whole logistics of everything — it’s definitely going to be fun…I’ma have to go home the weekend before and write out my lessons — this will be the []

UK NEWS: DIZZIE RASCAL SIGNS AUTOBIOGRAPHY DEAL

Via BBC News Brit award winner Dizzee Rascal has signed a deal for his autobiography which promises to “lift the lid” on his troubled background. The 24-year-old Londoner will co-write The Dizzee Rascal Story with music journalist Ben Thompson. The deal is a joint venture between Canongate Books and the publishing arm of the rapper’s independent record label Dirtee Stank Recordings. It is due to be published as an illustrated hardback in October 2010. Dizzie is 25 years old… The life story of Dizzie []