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‘LONDON’S FIRST LEGAL REGGAE MUSIC STATION’ WAS AN ‘APRIL FOOL’ / MY THOUGHTS

On March 28 I received a press release from online music station Bang Radio 103.6 FM , announcing the exciting news that they were about to officially launch Riddim Radio FM across London and online via http://www.weareriddim.com, becoming the ‘first legal reggae and dancehall music station in the capital’. (Click here to read the entire press release). The press release also stated that the news was embargoed until Monday March 31. I posted the news on Monday morning and within an hour []

UK MUSIC NEWS: RAPPER DEPORTED BACK TO JAMAICA

The Voice reports that rapper Cashtastic (real name Cashief  Nichols) has been deported back to Jamaica. The rapper who was signed to Universal Music first came to Britain 14 years ago, aged six, to live with his mother. Last Monday (March 24), the 20-year-old, who grew up in Peckham, South London, shocked fans when he tweeted: “I’ve been detained/given removal directions by the UKBA. “They’re saying even though I came to the UK age 6 I have no right to be here.” Kano []

UK NEWS: BOY, 15, CHARGED WITH THE MURDER OF SCHOOL GIRL SHEREKA FAB-ANN MARSH

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of 15-year-old school girl Shereka Fab-Ann Marsh. Shereka was fatally shot in the neck on Saturday (March 22) at a house in Hackney Wick. The teen will appear today (March 24) at Stratford Magistrates Court. Two 16-year-old boys previously arrested on suspicion of her murder have been released without charge. … This news saddens and sickens me. I have so many questions…… Rest In Peace Shereka-Fab Ann Marsh.

UK TV: THIS MORNING – “I THOUGHT ONLY PEOPLE IN AFRICA GOT HIV”

Peter Schofield and Holly Willoughby talk to Rachel Dilley, a mother-of-three who says she never dreamed she was at risk of HIV – because ‘only African people could get it’. “Growing up the only thing I’d seen was an advert on TV in Africa of African people dying of AIDS and I thought it was a disease you caught in that COUNTRY,  and that only they caught it. I didn’t realise that you know a white person had ever had it.” Is []

FAST & FURIOUS STAR PAUL WALKER DIES IN CAR CRASH

BBC News reports that actor Paul Walker (40) died yesterday afternoon in a car crash in California. The Fast & Furious star was a passenger in a Porsche sports car driven by a friend – who also died – when it crashed north of Los Angeles. Walker was said to be attending a charity event at the time. … This is really sad and shocking news to wake up to. Rest In Peace Paul Walker.

UK RADIO NEWS: DJ JIGS LEAVES CAPITAL XTRA (FORMALLY CHOICE FM)

Veteran DJ Jigs has announced today that he has decided to leave Capital XTRA (formally Choice FM) after 24 years of service. After 24 years at Choice Fm I today decided that the time was right for me to move on, thanks to everyone that ever listened !! — Jigs (@JigsDJ) October 8, 2013 @JigsDJ The respect I have for you is immense king trust me. A true champion of the airwaves ! — Martin Jay (@Martinjay) October 8, 2013 And big []

OPRAH VICTIM OF RACISM IN HIGH END SWISS STORE ‘TROIS POMMES’

Oprah Winfrey has revealed that she experienced racism while out shopping alone in Switzerland . The billionaire mogul said: “I was in Zurich the other day, in a store whose name I will not mention. I didn’t have my eyelashes on, but I was in full Oprah Winfrey gear. I had my little Donna Karan skirt and my little sandals. But obviously The Oprah Winfrey Show is not shown in Zurich. “I go into a store and I say to the woman, []

VIDEO: MAN SLAPS WOMAN TO THE GROUND IN STORE AND STAFF/CUSTOMERS BEHAVE AS IF NOTHING HAS HAPPENED.

This is just appalling. The woman sounds like she’s under the influence of drugs/alcohol, the man should be in a 1970s blaxploitation movie playing a pimp, and the staff and customers in the store just behave as if nothing has happened. Unbelievable. WARNING: PROFANITY AND VIOLENCE. OR CLICK HERE TO WATCH. … The police will be banging on that man’s door before the day is over.