so sad…

SOUTH AFRICAN SINGER DIES BEFORE HE WAS TO OPEN THE WORLD CUP

Via The Mail Online A singer dubbed the ‘Black Pavarotti’ died yesterday – just over a fortnight before he was due to open the World Cup alongside Nelson Mandela. South African Siphiwo Ntshebe, 34, had been chosen by President Mandela to perform at the World Cup opening ceremony, with his signature anthem entitled Hope. The track even features President Mandela speaking, which is the first time he has lent his voice to a record. Continue Reading….. This is so sad. Rest In []

CLASSIC: THE JACKSONS – ‘CAN YOU FEEL IT’

I’m still in shock. Seeing the newspaper headlines today, with the words ‘MICHAEL JACKSON IS DEAD’ splashed across the front covers just didn’t seem real. Anyway check out one of my favourite tracks featuring Michael and his brothers. ‘Can You Feel It’. Rest In Peace Michael

UK NEWS: FATHER PLACES BLAME AT SOCIAL SERVICES DOOR OVER 7 YEAR OLD KHYRA ISHAQ’S DEATH

The father of a seven-year-old girl who allegedly starved to death has called what happened “absolutely disgraceful”. An independent inquiry has been launched into the death of Khyra Ishaq, of Handsworth, Birmingham. Angela Gordon, 33, and Junaid Abuhamza, 29, have been charged with neglect in connection with her death. Ishaq Abu Zaire vowed to find out what happened to his daughter. Birmingham City Council has said Khyra was not in its care at the time of her death. Speaking for the first []

VIDEO: NEW INTERVIEW WITH FORMER R&B SINGER HOUSTON

Former R&B singer Houston gives a new and exclusive interview to Hood News. If you remember Houston had a hit record several years ago with the single ‘I Like That’, and then abruptly disappeared off the musical landscape after experiencing a mental break down whilst on a promotional tour in London,  which resulted in him gouging out his own eye (in this interview he says the Mafia and ‘thugs’ gouched out his eye….) . It’s clear from this interview that Houston is still mentally unstable.   When I see old video []