Music

NEW MUSIC: DRAKE – ‘OVER’

Check out the over-rated Drake’s new single ‘Over’. I still fail to understand what all the fuss is about. What is so fantastic about this man? People seem to be wetting themselves over his latest musical effort, when in fact the track is mediocre at best! I’m sorry but everytime I see Drake’s face I remember what the great Public Enemy taught me all those years ago…. “DON’T BELIEVE THE HYPE!”. Your thoughts please. Hit or miss?

UK NEWS: SINGER MUTYA BUENA APPLIES TO OWN SUGABABES NAME?

First Keisha and now Mutya…. Via BBC News Founding Sugababes member Mutya Buena has applied for ownership of the band’s name, her legal firm has confirmed. The star, who quit the band in 2005, has applied to the European Trademarks Authority for permission. Keisha Buchanan – the last of the original members – left last year. At the time Buena said: “It just means the Sugababes have ended.” But speaking at a recent album launch, current Sugababe Heidi Range said their record []

KANYE WEST’S LATEST BLOG RAMBLINGS

Check out Kanye’s latest blog entry below… Via kanyewest.com I’m on the plane listening to The College Dropout. It brings back so many memories. When we made it I had all 6 parents, 4 grandparents and my mom and dad. Now I have my dad and my grandfather. Music is so nostalgic. Every song I listen to brings me back to when I first played them for my mom, when I first played them for Dame, when I first played them for []

UK NEWS: ALEXANDRA BURKE THREATENS TO SUE MOTHER IF SHE RELEASES ‘TELL-ALL’ BOOK

Via NOTW FUMING Alexandra Burke threatened to SUE her MUM after finding out she was writing a book about her troubled upbringing. The Hallelujah singer had a furious bust-up with former Soul II Soul star Melissa and accused her of cashing in on her fame. Lawyers for Alex’s record label Syco were called in, but Melissa insisted she would press ahead with the tell-all book which features a picture of her daughter on the cover. Continue Reading….. I heard through the grapevine []

HIP HOP LEGEND GURU IN COMA AFTER SUFFERING A HEART ATTACK

It has been reported that Hip Hop legend Guru ( real name Keith Alam) is in a coma after suffering a heart attack yesterday (Feb 28th). Via The Guardian The rapper’s condition was confirmed by DJ Premier, his partner in the seminal hip-hop group Gang Starr, in a phonecall to radio show Hip Hop Nation yesterday. He is reported as saying: “Guru is in a coma and will go under surgery tomorrow afternoon.”  I hope he pulls through.

UK MUSIC NEWS: RAPPER GIGGS CONCERT CANCELLED AFTER POLICE WARNING

Sad, sad news folks…. The Guardian  reports that rapper Giggs’ concert has been cancelled after police warned concert venues of safety concerns. Giggs, from Peckham, London, and recently signed to XL Recordings, was due to play 10 dates starting tomorrow in Birmingham. However, police confirmed that they warned organisers about security concerns after being contacted by the promoters for Giggs’ London date on 4 March at the O2 Islington Academy. Continue Reading…. Well this news doesn’t surprise me. Just think about the type []

JAY-Z ‘CO-SIGNS’ JLS

The Jay-Z  “co-sign” is the only co-sign that matters these days within the topsy turvy world of music it seems….. According to down market tabloid rag The Sun, Jay-Z claims to have been impressed with boyband JLS’ performance at Tuesday’s Brit Awards ceremony. The rapper said, “I liked JLS, I watched them do their show. They’re a good band and remind me of ‘N Sync, a band who do the boy band thing well. “They put on a class performance and I think they will []