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UK NEWS: MOTHER DIES IN FREAK ACCIDENT AFTER CANDLE SETS FIRE TO ROBES DURING CHURCH PROCESSION

Via The Daily Mail A young mother died when her robes caught fire as she brushed over a candle laid on the floor during a church procession. Oluwabukola Adeyemo, 27, was engulfed in flames in front of horrified worshippers who ran to her side in a desperate bid to put out the fire. But they were unable to save the fashion student and keen churchgoer who later died of her injuries in hospital. Continue Reading….. This is just tragic. Rest In Peace []

UK MUSIC NEWS: GRIMINAL SIGNS TO UNIVERSAL MUSIC

UK rapper Griminal announced via Twitter yesterday that he has signed to Universal Music / All Around The World. Check out the photograph he posted of himself signing on the dotted line. Why artists like to post photographs of themselves signing their lives away is beyond me. I wonder if he even bothered to read the contract first. Anyway congratulations Griminal. Now the hard work begins! Click HERE to watch the video to his new single Supa Dupa.

VIDEO: NAS AND DAMIAN MARLEY PERFORM IN LONDON

Nas and Damain Marley performed together at The Hammersmith Apollo on Tuesday night and from what I hear blew the audience away. The show was apparently that good! Britain’s most famous waste woman, Amy Winehouse could be seen (and was photographed) at the side of the stage acting and looking like a cracked out fool. But anyway the less said about her the better. Check out the performance below. [Thanks Pinboard Blog]

UKNEWS: NO CHARGES OVER MAN’S DEATH DURING G20 PROTEST

Via BBC News A police officer who was filmed pushing a man to the ground during the G20 protests will not face charges over his death. Ian Tomlinson, 47, died after being caught up in the clashes on 1 April 2009 in the City of London. Continue Reading…. After this incident happened a colleague of mine was convinced that the police officer responsible for Ian Tomlinson’s death would NEVER get away with it, because the video evidence was there for us all []

UK NEWS: ADIDAS APPOINTS STELLA MCCARTNEY AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR FOR TEAM GB

The Social Writers Blog reports that Adidas who are the official sportswear partner of the London 2012 games, have appointed leading designer Stella McCartney as Creative Director for their Team GB ranges. Continue Reading…. ………………………………………………….. So Sir Paul McCartney’s daughter has been appointed Creative Director. Now there’s a surprise! Nepotism at it’s finest folks! Whenever I look at Stella McCartney I cannot help but laugh.   I will never forget when she graduated from Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London, back in 1995. The []

UK EVENT: SMILER PRE-T IN THE PARK SHOWCASE

Publicly praised on-air by US Hip Hop royalty such as Nas, Damien Marley, Big Boi and Kelly Rowland, his track Enza currently the most played track on the 1Xtra B-list and hitting number five in their hip hop charts and number one on Westwood’s Top 6 at 6. The rapper has now been asked to perform at this year’s T in the Park in Glasgow, along side Jay-Z, Eminem, Dizzee Rascal and Chipmunk. For those who aren’t so familiar with South London rapper []