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UK MUSIC: BIG NARSTIE – ‘SHOTTA’

So this is Big Narstie… Hmmmmm… I keep hearing the name but never bothered to check out his music until now. Anyway on this track Big Narstie talks about life on the streets, jail, death, drugs, and wanting to turn his life around. It’s all very emotional. The video was shot in front of a council estate in London. Yes I know – original! But all in all ‘Shotta’ isn’t a bad track. I mean I’ve heard worse…. Your thoughts please. Hit []

SLEEK HAIR CASTING (LONDON) -TOMORROW (NOVEMBER 27TH)

LMC in conjunction with Sleek Hair will be holding a last minute casting for models TOMORROW – FRIDAY 27TH NOVEMBER at Sleek’s head offices in London. Successful models will be asked to model at a photo shoot in the first week of December which will be used on Sleek’s packaging/advertising.   We are looking for 17 female models, 10 from a Black/Mixed background and 7 from a Caucasian background.   To apply email two headshots and one full length shot as well your sizes []

MISS BLACK BRITAIN 2009 – A COMPLETE AND UTTER SHAMBLES!

The Miss Black Britain beauty pageant took place over the weekend in London, and my sources tell me that it was a complete and utter shambles. I’ve been told that the event started 2 hours late, that the night’s host American actress Nia Long walked out in the middle of proceedings and UK artist Young Nate who had been invited to perform was asked to leave the building. Those who were in attendance also had this to say: Via Facebook Forum  Tantastic Sam – My group and I []

RIHANNA GIG REVIEW – THE O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY (LONDON)

Last night (November 16th) I attended Rihanna’s highly anticipated show at London’s O2 Brixton Academy in association with Nokia. The event was billed as being a private gig (invite only) that was due to be hosted at a private location. I initially thought that it would be taking place in a sophisticated dark intimate setting in some trendy night club. But I almost choked on my D&G Grape Soda when I heard the words “Brixton Academy”.    “Private” and “invite only” were both []

DIRTY SOUTH STYLE VIDEO TO BE SHOT IN SOUTH LONDON

Battle Music Records are shooting a dirty South style Hip-Hop video on Sunday 15th November 2009 in Clapham, and are auditioning for: 1.  female “booty shake” dancers 2. male “thug” positions. Female dancers will be required to dance for 30 seconds at the audition and bring an outfit they feel will represent them best for the shoot day. Male cameos will be required to bring hip-hop style street wear and display loads of machismo. The auditions will take place in SE15 on []

UK NEWS: REGGAE SINGER MAXI PRIEST ARRESTED

British reggae artist Maxi Priest has been completely off the radar for sometime now. So let me be the first to congratulate him on his return back into the media’s spotlight. Via Entertainment Daily British reggae star MAXI PRIEST has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The musician, who enjoyed hits with a cover of Cat Stevens’ Wild World and a duet with Shaggy, reportedly attacked a former lover after she caught him in a car with another woman. Priest was taken into custody by cops in []

UK EVENT 1ST ‘EVER’ UK MODEL AWARDS SHOW

Via Marvin Sparks Do we really need another badly organised bordering on pointless awards show??? UK Model Awards Categories: Best Newcomer Best Portfolio Most improved Best Glamour Model Best Fashion Model Best Lingerie Model Best Model Agency Best Submitted Picture International Model of the Year UK Buffie The Body Most music video features *HUGE SIGH* Check out an hilarious article on this up and coming event over at Marvin Spark Blog Spot

JAY-Z SELLS OUT ALEXANDRA PALACE IN “15 SECONDS” – (ACCORDING TO LIVE NATION)

Live Nation and Roc Nation announced this morning that tickets for Jay-Z’s up and coming show at London’s Alexandra Palace sold out in “15 seconds”. Via Live Nation Live Nation and Roc Nation are delighted to announce that JAY-Z ‘s show at Alexandra Palace in London on Wednesday 4th November, has SOLD OUT this morning in an amazing record breaking 15 seconds. This marks his second record sell out show in London in a matter of weeks. I don’t doubt that the tickets sold out relatively quickly but in []

UK EVENT: THE BIG PINK PAMPER PARTY (LONDON)

October is Breast Cancer month and sadly, one in nine women will develop breast cancer at some point in their lives. Pretty Stylish London is hosting The Big Pink Pamper Party in an attempt to raise £1,000 for Cancer Research UK. All it takes is 40 guests who want to support the fight against the disease, and we’ll easily make the £1,000 target. Please blog and tweet this invitation out to help us get the word out. To RSVP, click here donate []