Mobo Awards

UK ANTICS: WILEY ADMITS HIS MOBO PERFORMANCE WAS POOR

For those of you who missed it the annual MOBO (Music of Black Orgin) Awards took place last night in Liverpool and UK artist Wiley performed his hit single Heatwave donning a rather fetching sequinned black top. But after watching his performance Wiley is far from happy. I am not gonna lie i did not like that mobo performance …..vocals are off beat tbh… — Wiley (@WileyUpdates) November 4, 2012 That was the worst performance ever … — Wiley (@WileyUpdates) November 4, 2012 ….This is the right performance not MOBO….Wiley []

UK NEWS: BECTU URGE MOBO AWARDS TO PAY ALL STAFF

Organisers of the prestigious annual Mobo Awards are being urged by media and entertainment union BECTU to pay all staff working on this year’s event which is being staged at the SECC in Glasgow next Wednesday 5 October. The appeal comes in response to an advertisement for runners and ushers to work on the event http://www.mobo.com/node/4638 which confirms that no payment is being offered. The union believes that Mobo is signalling an intention to breach the national minimum wage regulations; the Act stipulates []

UK NEWS: MOBO AWARDS REMOVE NOMINEE JAH CURE FROM IT’S REGGAE CATEGORY AFTER DISCOVERING RAPE CONVICTION

Oh dear MOBO’s…. if it’s not one thing it’s another… Jah Cure (real name Siccature Alcock) MOBO nomination for Best Reggae has been removed after organisers discovered that he was convicted of rape, gun possession and robbery back in 1999. He was released from prison in 2007. The MOBO Awards will take place in Glasgow on the 5th October. ….. According to blogger Marvin Sparks “the witness that helped to convict him said she recognised his voice. No other real evidence was []