Music

VIDEO: TIONNE WATKINS (T-BOZ) RECALLS THE TIME TLC HELD MUSIC MOGUL CLIVE DAVIS HOSTAGE

TLC group member Tionne Watkins aka T-Boz recently appeared on comedian/actress Mo’nique’s new show and recalls the time TLC threatened music mogul Clive Davis with a gun. The group sold millions of records and made the label $75 million, but they only received $50,000 each.     T-Boz, Chilli and Left Eye (RIP) later walked in to Arista Records and held Davis hostage while demanding to know the whereabouts of their ‘muthaf**kin money’. The music industry really did shaft TLC.

KANYE WEST VICTIM OF HOAX

This morning the news (posted on a fake FOX News website) of rapper Kanye West’s untimely death was the top trending topic on Twitter. But all you Kanye fans out there will be relieved to know that the man is still in fact living and this was just some sick joke. Hours later Kanye’s girlfriend the remarkably talented Amber Rose, took to her Twitter page and expressed her disgust and outrage. She basically went on about it not being funny and standing by []

NANG MAGAZINE (NEW EDITION)

The young and talented Londoner VV Brown graces the cover of Nang! magazine. In this edition she talks about how important it is to be a good person, boys, music and fashion. There’s also an EXCLUSIVE interview with the Mayor of London Boris Johnson, Comedian/Actor Jason Lewis best known for his ‘Too many weave’ sketch, Rupert Everrett, the rising stars of Youtube (including Maleka best known for her funk house track ‘Go’). Also interviews with Kyla and Killa Kela plus a brand []

VIDEO: YO GOTTI FT GUCCI MANE, TRINA AND NICKI MINAJ – 5 STAR CHICK (REMIX)

Up until this point I had successfully avoided listening to the much hyped remix of ‘5 Star Chick’ and the female “rapper” of the moment Nicki Minaj, but I finally gave in today. Curiousity got the better of me. People Stateside seem to be going crazy over this Nicki Minaj, and after listening to her “spit” I am baffled as to why anyone would give her props. Has it really come to this on the female rapper front? Trina refuses to disappear []

MUSIC: MICHAEL JACKSON – ‘THIS IS IT’

Source This Is It is an unreleased track from Michael Jackson’s back catalogue and it sounds…… OK…. It’s definitely not his best work which probably explains why it remained locked in a vault while he was alive. CLICK HERE TO LISTEN  This morning GMTV made a big deal out of the single’s release by arranging for  beefy security staff to deliver the CD safely in to the studio. I laughed out loud. The single more than likely leaked on the Internet long before GMTV got their hands on it. Anyway your thoughts []

UK MUSIC NEWS: THE BIZARRE PRESENTS BRRRAP PACK TOUR POSTPONED UNTIL FEBRUARY 2010

Good news folks! The highly anticipated Sun Newspaper backed Brrrap Pack Tour which was supposed to take place this month (October), will now take place in February 2010. Via Live Nation Due to circumstances beyond tour control, the Bizarre Presents tour that was scheduled to kick off it’s UK dates in Bristol on the 17th October has been postponed until February 2010. Chipmunk, currently at Number 1 with his single ‘Oopsy Daisy’ will headline the tour and be performing for the first time []