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UK MUSIC NEWS: TINCHY STRYDER SIGNS DEAL WITH JAY-Z

PunchBowl Blog reports that rapper Tinchy Stryder has signed a deal with the “mighty J-Hova” himself Jay-Z. Via Punchbowl Blog Tinchy hinted on his Twitter that he was to meet the hip hop mogul at his show in Manchester on Monday night, and after finally meeting him for the first time, it has been confirmed the two have signed a big-bucks deal. Jay-Z’s “Roc Nation” has signed Tinchy’s management company in it’s first European venture. The new leg of the company will be []

NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE WRITER’S PROFILE ON ‘SINGER’ M.I.A CAUSES UPSET

This article has given me my first big laugh of the day. New York Times Magazine contributor Lynn Hirschberg has written an article about British “artist” M.I.A (real name Maya Arulpragasam), which has hilariously forced the grossly over-rated star to retaliate via her Twitter account, by childishly posting Hirschberg’s mobile number to her adoring followers. I doubt Hirschberg gives a toss Maya. Click here to read extracts from the article, and if you have time to spare the article in it’s entirety HERE. Maya you seriously need to get over herself luv. You really []

JAY-Z ANNOUNCES 3 UK SHOWS

Live Nation and Roc Nation are delighted to announce the return of JAY-Z to the UK this summer for 3 special headline shows.   JAY-Z will play Manchester’s MEN Arena on Monday 7th June and the LG Arena in Birmingham on Wednesday 9th June, topping it off with a headline performance at Wireless sponsored by Barclaycard in London’s Hyde Park on Sunday 4th July. Tickets for all shows go on sale Friday 19th February at 9am.  Tickets for Wireless available at http://www.wirelessfestival.co.uk []

JAY-Z TO “WRITE” CANDID AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Rapper Jay-Z is apparently going to “write” a candid autobiography, which will cover his career and personal life. A source disclosed to The Mirror newspaper that, “It’s going to cover everything from his days on the streets as a drug dealer to his fairytale wedding to Bey. He’ll also be revealing his rapping secrets.” ………………………………………………………………………………………………….. So for the past 7/8 years Jay has been extra secrative about his private life, dodging questions like you would stray bullets, but now he wants to unlock the door []