The Voice

QUOTE OF THE DAY: COLOURFUL RADIO FOUNDER KOFI KUSITOR – THE FUTURE OF ETHNIC MEDIA IN BRITAIN

So much has happened over the last couple of weeks within the world of UK radio, and since the major shake up over at Global towers questions are now being asked. In an interview with The Voice which discusses the demise of Choice FM (now Capital Xtra) and the future of our other publishers and broadcasters (Read full article – Is Ethnic Media Becoming An Endangered Species?), the founder of Colourful Radio (Britain’s only legal and fully-licensed news and music station for the African and African []

UK TV: BRITISH SOUL SINGER NATE JAMES, FORMER CLEOPATRA STAR, DANNY FROM HEAR’SAY ALL AUDITION FOR ‘THE VOICE’

The Daily Mirror reports that Danny from Hear’Say (remember that short lived group), former Cleopatra lead singer Cleo Higgins and soul singer Nate James will all appear on the second series of the BBC show ‘The Voice’. CLICK HERE to read more… I wish them all the best of luck. I am however surprised to read that Nate James is auditioning.  He enjoyed success in the mid-late noughties and sold a lot of records in Europe and Japan. Nate has also been nominated for two MOBO (Music of Black Origin) Awards for Best []

FORMER LEAD SINGER OF BRITISH 1990S R&B GROUP DAMAGE DISCUSSES SPLIT, CHOICE FM ANTICS AND SOLO CAREER

In a new interview with The Voice former lead vocalist of hit 1990s British R&B group Damage Coree Richards, talks about his life after he split from the group to pursue his solo music career (they were not pleased) and his future endeavours. He reveals: ‘’The guys all stopped speaking to me after that.  I was so depressed I went to Thailand and partied to cope with the pain and pressure of now trying to go solo.  It was hard. I had so many initial fears and []

BRITAIN’S LEADING BLACK NEWSPAPER NOW GRANTED PRESS ACCREDITATION INTO THE OLYMPIC STADIUM

Last week it was reported that Britain’s leading black newspaper The Voice had been denied press accreditation to cover the 2012 Olympic games (Click here to read if you missed it). But following an online petition, extensive media coverage and a show of unity The Voice have now been granted press accreditation from the British Olympics Association (BOA) to cover the 2012 games inside the Olympic stadium. In a statement the BOA said: “We are pleased to confirm that the IOC have awarded an accreditation to the []

ONLINE PETITION: ALLOW THE VOICE NEWSPAPER MEDIA ACCREDITATION FOR THE OLYMPICS 2012

Yesterday I posted the news that Britain’s leading black newspaper (for 30 years) The Voice had been denied press accreditation to cover the 2012 games. However a letter from the BOA (British Olympic Association) states that the request has apparently been added to their “waiting list”. News that the highly respected and prominent African-Caribbean publication had been denied access in to the Olympic stadium has now gone viral  (the BOA didn’t see this coming) and now an online petition has been set []

BRITAIN’S LEADING BLACK NEWSPAPER ‘THE VOICE’ DENIED ACCESS TO OLYMPIC STADIUM

This report from the Jamaica Gleaner has left me FUMING on this wet grey afternoon. Britain’s leading black publication The Voice has been denied press accreditation in to the Olympic stadium during the 2012 games. After applying for press accreditation the publication received the letter below from the British Olympic Association (BOA): “After careful consideration by the Media Accreditation Committee, we regret to inform you that your application for accreditation for the London 2012 Olympic Games has been unsuccessful. “Should we be []