UK Music

VIDEO: ESTELLE FT SEAN PAUL – ‘COME OVER’

Estelle seems a lot more confident in front of the camera these days, playing the seductress while wearing ultra high heels and fitted designer outfits. Anyway in this video collaborator Sean Paul plays her lover and it gets a little steamy. There is actually some good sexual chemistry there. The track ‘Come Over’ taken from Estelle’s latest album ‘Shine’, is a slow old skool flavoured reggae track. I still don’t think Estelle’s a great singing talent (she’s a rapper), but I enjoyed the track none the less. Your thoughts please……

UK TV: MOBO AWARDS 2008

  Mobo Awards founder Kanya King Yes folks the wait is FINALLY over. Tonight the prestigious Mobo (Music Of Black Origin) Awards will take place at Wembley Arena. Viewers at home can watch coverage of the festivities tonight on BBC3 at 10.45pm The ceremony will be hosted by former Spice Girl Mel B and Hip Hop icon Reverend Run of Run DMC.  The show will feature performances from John Legend, Estelle, Flo Rida, Jay Sean, Taio Cruz and Sugababes. Awards include, Best Hip Hop, Best International Artist, Best UK Male and []

VIDEO: ALESHA DIXON – ‘THE BOY DOES NOTHING’

You all know my feelings when it comes to this track.  Now check out the video….. Like I said in a previous post, I have nothing against the woman but I’m sorry Alesha just needs to throw in the towel when it comes to making music! Her label clearly has money to burn even in these desperate times. I mean what was Asylum Records thinking when they signed her? ‘Oh she won ‘Celebrity Come Dancing’ so she’s bound to sell records now’. Err NEWSFLASH it []

QUOTE OF THE DAY: HILARY MWELWA (HILL ST. SOUL)

Does the resurgence of White female soul singers in England, such as Amy Winehouse and Adele, have a positive or negative effect on a Black female soul artist from the U.K.?  “I think it has a negative effect. At the end of the day, if you’re talented at what you do then you’re entitled to have that kind of stage or shine, but what I’m noticing is that people like the Amy Winehouses and the Adeles get a bigger push from labels. []

UK NEWS: TOUCH MAGAZINE SHUT’S DOWN …. AGAIN

According to Originsmag.com, Touch magazine has closed it’s door (AGAIN!), and well placed sources have confirmed the news to be true, stating that the closure wasn’t planned but was in fact a surprise to everyone involved in the magazine. Apparently the closure stems from a lack of advertising sales revenue, resulting in the owners shutting the magazine down. Continue Reading…. Well this news doesn’t really come as a surprise. This has been on the cards for a long time…

UK MUSIC: DIZZEE RASCAL -‘DANCE WIV ME’ / SWAY FT STUSH – ‘ F UR EX’

UK MUSIC – THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE DAMN RIGHT UGLY…. DIZZEE RASCAL – ‘DANCE WIV ME’ THE GOOD While cleaning my humble abode today, this track came on and I couldn’t help but dance while vacuuming. I’m not the biggest Dizzee fan (never understood the fasination…) but I like this.  Some might say it’s way too mainstream, but I think it’s different, quirky and fun. SWAY FT STUSH – ‘F UR EX’ LYRICALLY – GOOD / PRODUCTION – BAD How many of us have been through this []

NEW UK ARTISTS/VIDEO’S: DELE AND SHEYA FT YOUNG PRO

Being that this is a UK based website/blog and I’m a London gyal, I am also dedicated to showcasing some of our UK talent. The outstanding, The good, The so so, the bad, and the damn right ugly! So here goes…… THE GOOD – East London based artist Dele brings us his debut single ‘EX’. I like this track, it has a late 90s US R&B feel to it, and he has a beautiful voice. It get’s a thumbs up from me. Your thoughts please…… THE SO []