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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?

UK EVENT / UK TV: AYO FROM THE FAMILY AND BLACKSTREET SET TO PERFORM AT THE SUNDAY SHOW

Self employed web designer, star of the hit Channel 4 documentary The Family and part-time rapper Ayo Adesina aka Mc Darke, will be performing at The Sunday Show on the 26 December (Boxing Day). Ayo also shares the bill with 90s R&B group Blackstreet. If you tune in to watch The Family on Tuesday nights, you will know that Ayo has a long way to go before he can proclaim to be the new “King of Hip Hop”.  Spitting lines like “I’m []

THE SEARCH FOR BRITAIN’S NEXT RAPSTAR BEGINS…

Def Jam Rapstar Forms Groundbreaking Association with Atlantic Records UK & HMV Def Jam Rapstar, the hotly-anticipated interactive Hip Hop video game, is proud to announce a groundbreaking association with Atlantic Records UK. The label, which has released world-renowned music from stars such as Flo-Rida, Jay-Z, T.I., Lupe Fiasco, B.o.B, Missy Elliott, Plan B and many more, will offer a record deal to the winner of Def Jam Rapstar’s nationwide search for Britain’s best new Rapper – The first time new music []

UK NEWS: FORMER X-FACTOR STAR’S VISA RULING REVERSED

It’s good news for Gamu Nhengu and her family members.. well at least for now! Via BBC News Former X Factor singer Gamu Nhengu and her family have won the latest round of their legal fight to remain in the UK. The Home Office had turned down a visa renewal application by the teenage singer’s mother, but reversed that decision at a hearing in Glasgow. The 18-year-old and her family are originally from Zimbabwe but have lived in Clackmannanshire for several years. []

UK NEWS: ACTOR NOEL CLARKE SETS UP VENTURE TO SHOWCASE UP AND COMING TALENT

Actor, director and writer Noel Clarke has set up a platform on his official website which aims to help/showcase up and coming UK talent. If you would like to be featured on Noel’s site then please send a video and information about yourself to info@unstoppableentertainmentuk.com If selected Noel’s very own Unstoppable film crew will pay you a visit and conduct an  interview to find out more about who you are and what you do. Visit http://www.noelclarkeofficial.com/noelclarke/showcase

UK MUSIC: ORIE – I LOVE U (FOREVER REMIX) / MIXTAPE

UK artist Orie caused quite a stir when he was featured on Mad News earlier this year , and now the singer/rapper is back with the new single  I Love U and the mixtape  Man Behind The Illusion Vol.1 (Instrumentals). Click HERE to download mixtape and check out the single I Love You below. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss?

UK HIP HOP: J THE EXODUS – 360 FULL CIRCLE MIXTAPE

Talented up and coming rapper J The Exodus (real name Jason Hayles) is  one-third of the  rap collective Midas Touch alongside fellow group members AKS and Phoenix Da Icefire both of whom have enjoyed relative success with their own solo projects earlier this year. J has now branched out on his own and released the new mixtape 360: Full Circle (Free to download), which features fourteen diverse yet distinctive tracks. 360 – Full Circle” (Tracklist & Credits) 01a. Intro (Original: Miles Davis []