worldwide!

ACTRESS THANDIE NEWTON TALKS TO CHANNEL 4 NEWS ABOUT 1 BILLION AND RISING CAMPAIGN

Actress Thandie Newton talks to Channel 4 News presenter Jon Snow about the One Billion Rising campaign to raise awareness about violence against women. Please check out her brilliant and insightful interview with Jon Snow. Well done Thandie. [Thanks Lisa] CLICK HERE to read blogger Lisa Bent’s article about the campaign.

VIDEO OF THE DAY: THE JAPANESE JUST LOVE THAT REGGAE DANCEHALL

In Japan, Jamaican Reggae/Dancehall music is HUGE!!!! And if you don’t believe me then just watch this. The footage below was filmed at an event that took place last year, in Osaka Japan. I remember back in the 90s when it was thought that if  the Reggae art form wanted to achieve international success/popularity (Like Rap/Hip Hop has) then it’s artists had to make the move to America and then sign to  major labels. Label executives (who knew nothing about the genre/culture) would then team up reggae artists with Hip Hop/R&B acts and attempt to water down []