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UK EVENT: FORWARD EVER – A MUSICAL DRAMA

  Catch22 supporter and script writer, Tara Jayne Manufor has written a musical drama about the issues young people face. The show takes place on Sunday 1 May at the Tabernacle Theatre in Notting Hill and all ticket profits will go to Catch22. Tara Jayne is staging the production as part of her ITV Fixers project. ITV Fixers is a national media campaign which supports 16 to 25-year-olds to take action on issues they’re concerned about. The drama, which focuses on one []

UK EVENT: BIGGA FISH LIVE

Bigga Fish are back with another exciting line up for their new under 18’s night. Bigga Fish Live will feature some of the hottest UK urban talent including Scorcher, D Double E, Ghetts, Mz Bratt, Griminal, Gfrsh and hosted by DJ Policy and BBC Radio 1Xtra’s Charlie Sloth. Having produced a successful nationwide tour in October 2010 and having sold out previous events at Camden’s 2,300- capacity Roundhouse- the not-for-profit youth organisation are holding this exclusive live show at the prestigious Dingwalls in Camden []

TREY SONGZ LONDON TOUR DATE SELLS OUT IN MINUTES OF GOING ON SALE / ADDITIONAL DATES ADDED

TREY SONGZ has proven his astounding popularity by selling out the London leg of his just announced tour… within minutes of going on sale. Fans of Songz – who he affectionately dubs ‘TREY’S UK ANGELS’, couldn’t wait to get their hands on tickets to the R&B sensation’s first UK headline tour. Due to the phenomenal demand, the US heartthrob will now kick of his UK tour with this second exclusive date at London’s HMV Hammersmith Apollo on Tuesday 5th April. Performing hits []

UK NEWS: ‘CHARISMATIC’ EVANGELICAL PREACHER FACES JAIL AFTER ADMITTING TWO SEXUAL ASSAULTS

Via Channel 4 Dr Albert Odulele, who runs Glory House International, admitted indecently assaulting a boy aged 14 and sexually assaulting a 21-year-old man – both former members of his congregation. He entered the guilty pleas at Bexley Magistrates’ Court in south-east London and was committed for sentencing at Woolwich Crown Court on a date yet to be set. Magistrates granted him conditional bail at the brief hearing. Odulele, who describes himself as a ‘teacher, preacher and evangelical preacher’, is a major []

PICS: USHER SURPRISES YOUTH WITH TALK AT LONDON’S BRUNSWICK CLUB

Singer Usher made a surprise visit to a workshop hosted by his New Look Foundation at London Youth Centre The Brunswick Club- in Fulham, on Saturday 19 February. Usher’s New Look Foundation, a non-profit organisation founded by pop superstar Usher Raymond IV designed to mentor youth from impoverished areas, hosted a workshop in London at The Brunswick Club on Saturday, 19 February. The day consisted of team-building, speakers and classroom break-out sessions where students learnt how to tackle community problems, the basic skill-set []

UK NEWS: LONDON CLUB PROMOTER KIDNAPPED IN NIGERIA

I was skeptical at first when I first read about this incident but I’ve since been told by a reputable source that sadly this story is in fact true.  It’s been reported on several African based websites that the co-owner /promoter of popular London nightclub Runaway Michael Neri also known as Mike L, a long with female companion Ify Eneli have allegedly been kidnapped in Lagos, Nigeria, Via It’s Crystal Celebrity Supposedly there has been a message going around in Nigeria since 29th January saying ” Michael Neri and Ify Eneli kidnapped while leaving []

UK EVENT: ZAN FT PIONEERS OF UK HIP HOP @ JAZZ CAFE (LONDON)

Monday 31st January 2011 from 7-12pm Jazz Café 5 Parkway London NW1 7PG £15 in advance, ticket bookings http://www.jazzcafelive.com MashUpFilms presents ZAN at London’s prestigious Jazz Café with the pioneers of UK Hip Hop A charity event raising awareness of Autism   Banana Klan Sound System ft. Roots Manuva Blak Twang Skinnyman Klashnekoff Rodney P & Skitz MC D Mr. Ti2bs DJ Big Ted DJ’S Alex & Alec Twin B (Radio 1/1Xtra) ZAN at Jazz Café is the second charity event of []

UK NEWS: GET CLOSER TO NE-YO WITH CHOICE

Choice gives listeners the chance to share the stage with R&B superstar. Choice, London’s number one urban station, is finding the UK’s next big thing for a ‘One in a Million’ chance to perform at The O2 Arena to support international singer-songwriter Ne-Yo as part of his UK tour in February. Aspiring performers have until the 3rd of February to upload their audition videos to choicefm.com before the entries are whittled down to a shortlist of five by a Choice judging panel.  []