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UK FILM NEWS: ‘SUICIDE KIDS’ TITLE CHANGE

The forthcoming UK film Suicide Kids starring Robert Sheehan, Ashley Walters and N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos is dead!  Okay perhaps that’s a slight exaggeration – there has just been a name change. Suicide Kids was supposed to be released on June 10th and for the past 5 months leading up to that date the makers released a countless stream of mini promo videos featuring a bunch of known faces and randoms each listing their three reasons to live. However the official full length trailer was suspiciously missing in action. But no []

UK NEWS: X-FACTOR JUDGING PANEL FINALLY CONFIRMED

The judging line up for The X-Factor has finally been confirmed, and judge Louis Walsh will now be joined by Gary Barlow, Kelly Rowland and N-Dubz star Tulisa Contostavlos. Thankfully there is no room for the nation’s biggest fraud/convicted batterer of a night club toilet attendant Cheryl Cole, who was dropped like a brick from the US version of X-Factor last week. Congratulations Gary, Kelly and Tulisa.

UK NEWS: WIN A CHANCE TO HAVE LUNCH AT NANDOS WITH YOUR FAVOURITE MC

Do you sit and fantasize about having lunch at Nandos with your favourite MC?  If the answer is yes then Live Magazine will make your dream come true!!!! Via SB.TV Now we all love Nando‘s, that tasty Portuguese chicken is tantalising enough to tempt all the familiar faces in the grime scene. It’s nothing new to spot an MC enjoying a meal there, but now there’s the chance to join them for lunch. Sound fun? Well get in quick, P Money and Britain’s Got Talent‘s Flawless []

UK NEWS: BOY BAND BLUE BLAME POLITICS FOR EUROVISION FAILURE

Via TV Scoop Blue claim they were the victims of political voting during Saturday night’s Eurovision Song Contest. The band – made up of Duncan James, Lee Ryan, Antony Costa and Simon Webbe – came 11th as they represented the UK with their song ‘I Can’ at the event in Germany but believe they would have finished higher if countries had voted for the performance rather than their neighbours. Simon said: “It is often not really about the song but who your []

UK MEDIA VACANCY: ITV 1 SHOWS DAYBREAK & LORRAINE SEEK NEW EDITOR

Are you an experienced Editor looking for that next challenge within the online space? Do you thrive working in a fast paced, ever changing commercial environment? If so, then read on. We are looking for a talented Editor to help drive the Daybreak and Lorraine brands forward across our digital platforms. As our Editor, Daybreak and Lorraine you will be conceiving and producing high quality, imaginative and impactful editorial content for web, mobile and connected TV. You will be responsible for driving []

UK NEWS: WHAT’S UP – BRAND NEW EPISODES TO PICK TV

Brand new urban youth culture show to PICK TV, ‘What’s Up’, is airing it’s final episode of the series on Monday 11th April 2011 (today) at 7pm!! The show will be repeated again this coming Saturday 9th April 2011 at 9am. ‘What’s Up’ ends the series with thoughts of Peace, if only for just one day.. but before that we relax at African Jazz event IBILE…Have a tour around MBE designer and stylist Walé Adeyemi’s office, ask some crucial question to students about the EMA and []

UK EVENT/VIDEO: THE 2011 OFFICIAL MIXTAPE AWARDS

The prestigious 2011 OMAs (Official Mixtape Awards) took place last night ( March 12). Didn’t the same sort of event take place just 2/3 months ago? Anyway watch the footage (Via Grime Daily) below featuring interviews with some of last nights winners.   Well the winners look ecstatic! “Overwhelmed still man…” – Really??? Try telling your face that. And I don’t think rapper/actor Snakey Man deep down really appreciated that joke being said on camera. Hahahahahaha.

AUDIO: SHADRACK AND THE MANDEM EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW (PART 1)

Last year UK “rap” duo Shadrack and Abendigo (otherwise known as Shadrack And The Mandem) set the Internet ablaze with the smash hit single Guns & Pork. But sadly their stint in the limelight was short-lived. Now they spend their days and nights sitting in a prison cell and slopping out. However the talented duo hasn’t let their current situation hold them back from pursuing their dreams of rap superstardom.  Check out Part 1 of  their interview recorded at Parkhurst Prison with []