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UK NEWS: MODEL HID MAC 10 ‘SPRAY AND PRAY’ MURDER GUN IN BABY’S NIGHTDRESS

When will these silly young women learn? Dating and protecting your scum bag lover and his crew never ends well. Via The Evening Standard A model has been jailed for five years for hiding a Mac 10 sub-machinegun used in an unsolved murder in a baby’s nightdress. The Mac 10 “spray and pray” weapon was used to shoot dead 24-year-old Larry Malone, as he sat on the sofa at his aunt’s home in West Norwood. Mr Malone was hit seven times in []

UK EVENT: AFRIKAN BOY & TY @ RICH MIX (LONDON)

London-based Grime MC Afrikan Boy and UK Hip Hop don TY will be jointly headlining The Shrine at Rich Mix! In support is Madagascar’s inspirational singer and guitarist Nogabe Randriaharimalala and The Shrine resident & BBC Radio 3’s Max Reinhardt will be on the decks. Viva Rebel Music! AFRIKAN BOY & TY Rich Mix 2 December 2011 / 8.00pm / £6 adv

UK EVENT: MAGICAL BONES – SLEIGHT OF DANCE

….. Magician and dancer Richard Essien aka Magical Bones presents the premiere of the ‘Sleight Of Dance’ a 60 minute action packed dance illusion show that will feature magic illusions combined theatrically with hip hop dance culture. Exciting and fresh in concept the ‘Sleight Of Dance’ promises to give the distinctive innovation and creativity needed to not only modernise the traditional magic show but take live entertainment to a whole new level! Date: 5th, 6th December Time: 8pm-9pm  Price: £7/5 (concessions) BOOK NOW []

UK NEWS: OLYMPICS AMBASSADOR SENTENCED TO TWO YEARS IN PRISON FOR GOING ON A RAMPAGE DURING THE LONDON RIOTS

18-year-old former Olympics Ambassador Chelsea Ives, who met London mayor Boris Johnson as part of her  Olympic role for Waltham Forest council has been sentenced to two years in prison for rioting and looting during the London riots. The teenager was arrested after her mother spotted her on television and contacted the police. The Metro reports that Ives hurled a rock through a shop window then said to a friend ‘this is the best day ever’. She also admitted burglary, damaging a police  car, and []

UK EVENT: ONE MIC – THE WINTER WARM UP

HOST Carol Ohemaa the Nappy Nubian Poet SPECIAL GUEST DJ DJ ISYSS £5 ALL NIGHT ON GUEST LIST (MOTD) £3 ALL NIGHT FOR STUDENTS WITH VALID NUS CARD FOR GUESTLIST… PLEASE EMAIL YOUR NAMES to onemicguestlist@gmail.com OR TEXT YOUR NAMES to 07947151898 // 07595947107 FOR COMPLEMENTARY PRESS + MEDIA PASSES… PLEASE EMAIL skylar.adams@wepluggoodmusic.com Facebook EVENT Page: http://on.fb.me/thewinterwarmup http://www.facebook.com/onemicuk http://www.twitter.com/onemic_uk For more information, please contact Skylar Adams: skylar.adams@wepluggoodmusic.com

BEFFTA AWARDS 2011 – THE WINNERS / INTERVIEW WITH THE ‘CATWALK PROFESSOR’

The prestigious BEFFTA (black entertainment, film, fashion, television and arts) Awards 2011 took place on Saturday at the Light House in Camberwell, London. Check out the winners list below. Music Best Female Act: Dionne Reid Best Male Act: Wretch 32 Best Gospel Act: Faith Child Best International Act: Simply Chrysolite Best Female UK based Afro/Caribbean Act: Cythia Mare Best Male UK based Afro/Caribbean Act: Myco Chris Best Producer: SHABACH Dance Best Dance Act: Dan-Kira Best Dance Choreographer: Tony Adigun Comedy Best Comedian : []

UK EVENT: THE PRECIOUS AWARDS 2011

The PRECIOUS Awards was founded by Foluke akinlose MBE to celebrate the achievements of inspirational entrepreneurial women of colour who are running businesses in the UK. The Awards are passionate about recognizing success and inspiring other women of colour to launch their own business. The PRECIOUS Awards are an opportunity to recognise and celebrate those women of colour in business and leadership, who demonstrate exceptional determination, innovation and entrepreneurial skills and talent. The PRECIOUS Awards are amongst the most prestigious awards in the []