UK

VIDEO -UK “URBAN” CELEBRITY FEATURE: MODEL/ARTIST NONI ZONDI

Friend to Mad News and fellow blogger Brown Eyez has once again left me questioning the world we live in, and the mindset of certain individual’s in this country (within the world of entertainment) with her latest blog post. Meet Noni Zondi who some are hailing as being the UK’s answer to Nicki Minaj *looks away and shakes head.* According to Brown Eyez, She is part-model, part-video vixen, part rap-stress, part singer, part hostess, professional dancer, part glamour model, and 100% full-time []

THE INVISIBILITY OF THE BLACK WOMAN IN THE UK

Website I’m Possible posted an article today titled  Poof! You’re gone…The invisibility of the black woman, which addresses the belief that black women are routinely being ignored by society. Check out an extract from the article that calls out the recent Adidas Originals UK – We Are London campaign. Adidas Originals UK also got in on the act with their 2010 campaign entitled ‘We Are London‘ not one of the campaign’s model leads who are a mix of artists in the UK []

UK NEWS: 2010 WOMAN OF THE YEAR NOMINEES….

As well as releasing their own 2010 Man Of The Year nominees list, website Brown Eyez has also released it’s 2010 Woman Of The Year nominees list. Click HERE to view full list of nominees and vote for the woman who you think made the most impact in 2010.

UK MUSIC: JOSEPH ‘JP’ PATTERSON & KING APPAREL PRESENTS: ‘THE GULLY SANTA MIXTAPE’

Music journalist, Joseph ‘JP’ Patterson has teamed up with London-based urban street wear brand, King Apparel to create a free underground mixtape just in time for Christmas. ‘The Gully Santa Mixtape’ is mixed by DJ Complex (Warner Music). When asked about joining forces with King Apparel Patterson says, “I teamed up with King Apparel, a brand who truly understands the underground music scene, to compile a free download mixtape to end the year off nicely with. ‘The Gully Santa Mixtape’ is mixed by []

LYNNIKE & SEFA PRESENT… CRAZY GIRLS IN THE MIX: VOL2

Bang Radio 103.6 DJs/personalities Lynikke and Sefa present a jam-packed mixtape with some of your favourite Hip Hop, R&B, Reggae/Dancehall and Funky House tracks mixed by the ladies themselves. ::::::Tracklist:::::: ****HIP HOP & RnB**** Rick Ross – B.M.F Tinchy Stryder ft Giggs, Pro Green, Tinie Tempah, Example, Chipmunk – Game Over Ruff Diamondz, Adot, Envy, CherriV, BabyBlue, RoxXxan, Lioness, Mz Bratt & Lady Leshurr – Game Over Female Takeover (Remix) Busta Rhymes ft Swizz Beatz – Stop The Party Cali Swag District – Teach Me How To Dougie Lloyd Banks []

UK RADIO: MEET THE BLOGGERS DELIGHT CREW

Founded in August 2010 Bloggers Delight is the newest show to be aired through rising radio station Bang 103.6FM (www.bangradio.fm). The show is made up of some of the UK’s up and coming bloggers/personalities  who engage in lively and sometimes explosive debates each week, that we have with our peers and social circles behind closed doors. I highly recommend that you tune in to Bloggers Delight every Wednesday at 6pm (GMT) on Bang 103.6FM and check out the down to earth, honest, []

TINIE TEMPAH NOT PLANNING ON SIGNING TO US LABEL’

Digital Spy reports that ‘Team UK” rapper Tinie Tempah is not ready to sign to a US label.   On whether he had agreed a US deal with the Hip-Hop mogul Jay-Z, told M Is For Music, “I’ve just been here in America doing quite a few things actually, and none of them has been that. “D’ya know what – at this moment in time I’m just concentrating on what I’m doing. What Jay-Z has achieved for himself is incredible and if I could []

BLACK LONDON’S FILM HERITAGE – CURATORIAL AND EXHIBITION PROJECT CALLING FOR MATERIALS!

Black London’s Film Heritage has embarked on a search for material about Black London life from pre/post war years to the mid-1990’s for a programme that will be launched in March 2011. The project is inviting submissions from any London Borough archive, film and community organisations or individuals holding film material which depicts an African-Caribbean presence in London. To be considered for inclusion in this project, submissions for previewing will be accepted on all formats, but preferably digital or VHS tape. Films []

UK MUSIC: SIM SIMMA – ‘HOWEVER’

Check out Sim Simma’s single However. As usual yet another bizarre UK act spotted over at Brown Eyez Lyrical content – designer clothes, money, and being sexy. Yawn. But However isn’t terrible. The video – What is going on at [mark 1.31]? Why is she sitting like that? Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?