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UK EVENT: THE WORLD BASKETBALL FESTIVAL COMING TO BRIXTON

NIKE ANNOUNCES 02 ACADEMY BRIXTON LINE-UP UPDATE! Academy Brixton, in the heartland of British Hoops. The iconic Brixton venue will host a spectacular fusion of music and basketball with exclusive appearances from basketball heroes past and present – the first legendary name confirmed is Scottie Pippen. At this unique, highlight event the stage will be a rolling showcase of music and basketball with the soundtrack supplied by global and local stars.  Angel has been added to the festival bill alongside headliners Big []

UK EVENT: SPOTLIGHT LDN – FEAT SCORCHER, CHERRI V, KELE LE ROC, PRINCESS NYAH, NATE JAMES, MZ BRATT AND MORE…

Featuring a whole host of great UK talent across Hip Hop, R&B, Funky and Grime including Scorcher, Cherri V, Kele Le Roc, Princess Nyah, Nate James, Mz Bratt and many more, Spotlight LDN is truly an event not to be missed! Rising Tide is one of London’s leading music industry development and youth events organisations. The Hackney-based charity has built a solid reputation supporting the development of some of the hottest new urban music stars from singer/songwriter Kersha Bailey to the country’s []

UK NEWS: N-DUBZ TO SUPPORT COMEDIAN EDDI KADI AT THE O2

Via Voice OnlinePlatinum-selling trio, N-Dubz have announced that they will be supporting north London comic Eddie Kadi at London’s O2 on September 4. The popular group are among the first acts to be unveiled at the north London comic’s date at the UK’s number one music venue. Vocal about their support N Dubz stars, Dappy, Fazer and Tulisa have long been Eddie Kadi fans, so much so they asked him to host the London leg of their 2010 tour in April and []

UK EVENT: RAEKWON & RZA SET TO PERFORM AT ONE OFF UK SHOW

Raekwon Photograph: WireImage Hip Hop legends Raekwon and GZA of the world famous Wu Tang Clan are due to perform an exclusive UK gig at Matter, an intimate venue within the world famous 02 complex, in London on the 3rd October 2009.  This will be their only show in the UK, and is a leg of their exhilarating Tao Of Wu European Tour. Click here for more info. Check out the video to Raekwon’s latest single House of Flying Daggers featuring Inspectah Deck, GZA, Ghostface Killah, Method []

UK NEWS: RIO FERDINAND TO INTERVIEW MICHAEL JACKSON

Footballer Rio Ferdinand Via Digital Spy Rio Ferdinand has revealed that he has arranged an interview with 50-year-old popstar Michael Jackson. The England and Manchester United footballer was called by Jackson and invited to one of his summer concerts at London’s O2. Ferdinand recently launched a digital lifestyle magazine called No.5. Rapper 50 Cent appeared in the first issue. “I was shaking when I got off the phone. It was a real surprise,” the footballer told the BBC. “I’m hoping to interview []