We Are FSTVL is huge major festival that takes place in London every year. It’s also the first to take place during the festival season, so we took the time out to give you our top 5 acts of who to watch and look out for. FSTVL is held over the Bank Holiday Weekend … Continue reading Top Acts To Look Out For At We Are FSTVL
One of the country’s best-known DJs Tim Westwood is allegedly profiting from hosting violent gang videos on YouTube an investigation has found. Tim Westwood, a former BBC radio star and the son of a bishop, runs a channel on the social media platform that is identified in a leaked police database as hosting videos showing … Continue reading Tim Westwood Called Out For Allegedly Profiting From Gang Violence
It was recently announced that the organisers of the 2nd Annual Bristol Diversity Awards will present three special awards that will be given at the main event on Royal Wedding Day, Saturday 19 May. The 2018 ceremony is be held at the Mercure Holland House Hotel & Spa on Redcliffe Hill Bristol and will see … Continue reading The Bristol Diversity Awards Honours The Bristol Heroes
Massive streaming services #Spotify and #Pandora announced earlier this week that they will stop promoting #RKelly’s music on their music platforms due to the numerous accusations of sexual assault brought against him. In a statement made by Spotify, "the singer’s music will remain on the streaming service, but they just want their “editorial decisions — … Continue reading R.Kelly’s Management Team Responds After Spotify’ Announces They’ll Stop Promoting His Music.
The Headies Music Awards 2018 is in its 12th edition and it is a spectacle to behold with top notch performances and a fair attempt at delivering a world class set up. The big winners from this years award are ROOKIE OF THE YEAR: AIR BOY TENI (WINNER) JUNIOR BOY PERUZZI BEST STREET-HOP ARTISTE … Continue reading The Headies Awards 2018 Winners
The public is coming for Kanye West on another level now. This time the "Jesus Walks" rapper took things too far when he made his slavery comment and now a new petition is going around to get his deals with Adidas to completely end. Mr West has been making his rounds in the media … Continue reading A Petition For Adidas To Drop Kanye West Is Making It’s Rounds
Sunday 4th February 2018, social media was rocked by a huge announcement. If you haven't guessed it already, it's none other than Kylie Jenner The youngest member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan and her rapper boyfriend, Travis Scott gave birth to a healthy baby girl on February 1st 2018. She weighed in at 8lbs 9oz. … Continue reading Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott Welcomes Baby Girl 01/02/2018
The phrase "keeping it real” was coined by the hip hop world, a genre of music I’ve been known to enjoy. But many of the biggest names in hip hop are consistently guilty of NOT keeping it real. This applies to many aspects of hip hop, but for our purposes, we’re going to examine … Continue reading Urban Topics: Colourism In Music
Ramone Rochester (born 18 February 1997), known professionally as Ramz, is an English rapper and songwriter from London. He is notable for the single "Barking", which peaked at number two on the UK Singles Chart in January 2018. Rochester released his first song "I'm On My Grind" in February 2017 to little notice.He further … Continue reading Urban Unlocked Hot Pick: Ramz “Barking”
Not3s is one of the hottest rising young stars in the UK and Urban Unlocked is a huge fan. From the beat to the melody, its undeniable that he has a successful future in front of him. Not3s' debut 2017 single, Addison Lee, was a huge smash - its delightfully daft lyric about hailing a … Continue reading “My Lover” Not3s
If you have heard of Yemi Alade then you can can agree that she is a star. Born 13th March 1989 as Yemi Eberechi Alade, but simply known as Yemi Alade to her fans, is a Nigerian Afropop singer and songwriter. She gained prominence after winning the Peak Talent Show in 2009, and is best known for her massive hit single … Continue reading Nigerian Afropop Singer, Yemi Alade Live In Concert At O2 Academy London
Talented Ghanaian female singer, MzVee, releases her new music video featuring the Nigerian singer Yemi Alade in their Club Banger Come and See My Moda (prod by Kuami Eugene and Richie Mensah). Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda (born 23 June 1992) better known by her stage name MzVee, is a Ghanaian singer, afropop, dancehall and R&B artiste. Her … Continue reading NEW MUSIC!! MzVee ft Yemi Alade – “Come and See My Moda”
According to Caribbean 360, the state of emergency in St James, the parish in which Jamaica’s tourist capital is located, tourism officials are seeking to assure that there’s no reason for visitors not to come to the country. And Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett is this weekend travelling to meet with several of the island’s partners … Continue reading Tourism Minister Assures, Jamaica Is Safe For Visitors Despite State of Emergency.
Amara La Negra, Dominican rapper and 'Love & Hip-Hop' star, was the victim of colourism, shedding light on the deep-rooted issues regarding anti-blackness within the Latino community AMARA LA Negra, a Dominican rapper was on the reality show Love & Hip-Hop: Miami, when a music producer known as Young Hollywood made ignorant anti-black remarks about her … Continue reading Is There Such Thing As Too Dark To Be A Latina?
SEUN KUTI is definitely a chip off the old block. The youngest son of Nigerian Afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, is back with a new album with a fresh vibrant sound which still evokes the same messages that flowed passionately from his father’s music to his very own. The album, entitled Black Times, is an extraordinary … Continue reading Seun Kuti Continues The Kuti Legacy
Davido has revealed how big he has become, since releasing his first song, some years ago. The singer had a chatwith MTV Base, saying, “When I released the song back then, I did not know that it was going to be that big. Then I went back to school and the love that I was … Continue reading “I Have The Phone Numbers of 13 Presidents” – Davido
Following the controversy surrounding fast-fashion retailer H&M’s decision to style a black child model in a “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” hoodie, Wycon Cosmetics is the latest multinational firm facing social media scrutiny after naming a black nail polish Thick as A Nigga. The company which is present in the form of 200 monobrand store … Continue reading Italian Cosmetics Company Wycon Names Nail Polish “Thick as A N*gga” Branding
THE BRIT Awards have revealed their list of nominees for this year's ceremony. Taking place at London's O2 Arena on February 21, some of grime and hip-hop's finest will go head to head for the coveted awards, including Stormzy, J Hus, Dave, Drake and more. Stormzy is nominated for Best British Male and British Album … Continue reading Stormzy, J Hus, Alicia Keys, Drake + More Receive 2018 Brit Noms
J.Cole is set to kick of the festival on Friday 6th July 2018 with special guest Big Sean as well as Post Malone and Party Next Door. Stormzy will perform on Saturday 7th July 2018 and will supported by Migos and J Hus. Last but not least, DJ Khaled will be … Continue reading DJ Khaled • J.Cole • Stormzy Will Headline Wireless
Actress Nafessa Williams will play a bulletproof superhero known as Thunder in the CW D.C comic series Black Lightning. NAFESSA WILLIAMS (Thunder), stars alongside Cress Williams (Black Lightning), China Anne McClain (Lightning), Christine Adams (Lynn Pierce) as CW’s first ever black superhero tv show, hit screens last Tuesday (Jan 16). The character of Thunder, whose real … Continue reading Black Lesbian Superhero “Thunder”
Nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced Tuesday via CNN And the nominees are..... BEST PICTURE "Call Me by Your Name" "Darkest Hour" "Dunkirk" "Get Out" "Lady Bird" "Phantom Thread" "The Post" "The Shape of Water" "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" ACTRESS IN A LEADING ROLE Sally Hawkins, "The Shape of Water" Frances McDormand, … Continue reading Oscar Nominations 2018: Full List By Category
Sona finally dropped his new music video for "feeling you" last Friday 19th January 2018 and fans were not left disappointed. The highly anticipated single from the "ginger" singer kicked off the new year and we can't wait to see what 2018 has in store. We will be watching closely and following the Nigerian star's … Continue reading Sona “Feeling You” Music Video
According to CNBC, A report projecting weak iPhone X orders temporarily trimmed some of Apple's stock growth on Tuesday. J.P. Morgan analyst Narci Chang wrote in a research note that "high-end smartphones are clearly hitting a plateau this year." The note went on to predict that manufacturing of the iPhone X — the latest flagship … Continue reading Apple To Discontinue The IPhone X
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We have all heard of and probably watched seasons of 'The Real Housewives Of Atlanta' 'Basketball Ball Wives', 'Baller Wives', 'WAGS' and 'The Platinum Life. But nobody prepared us for Nigeria's new show produced by celebrity blogger, Linda Ikeji. Since the premiere of the shows trailer, There has been an uproar from fellow Nigerians all … Continue reading Linda Ikeji’s Oyinbo Wives Of Lagos Causes Havoc
Following Solange, A$AP Mob and Kaia and Presley Gerber, Calvin Klein revealed that the Kardashian-Jenner sisters are the newest set of famous familial faces of its #MyCalvins campaign on Monday morning. Photographed by Willy Vanderperre, the five half-siblings (sans Rob Kardashian) showcase the brand's signature underwear and denim line on the campaign's barnyard-style set, complete … Continue reading Kardashian-Jenner Sisters in Calvin Klein Campaign
Mo'Nique is accusing Netflix of being gender and colour biased and wants fans to boycott the streaming service after she said she was offered a deal that was significantly less than what other comedians were paid. The 'Almost Christmas' actress, 50, posted a video on her Instagram page slamming the company for offering her $500,000 to do a comedy special when Amy … Continue reading American Comedian Mo’Nique Wants Fans To Boycott Netflix
Last night Sona held his video launch for his new single titled "Feeling You" in South East London. The soon to be release single's video drops this Friday 19th January 2018 on VEVO. You may know Sona from his previous hit single "Ginger" which exploded in both UK and Nigeria. Since then Sona who's … Continue reading Sona Video Release For “Feeling You”
Stefflon Don’s recent hit “Hurtin' Me” is undoubtedly one of the biggest tracks to drop at the end 2017 and it looks like she just might have another one on her hands with “Ding-A-Ling” which features none other than Skepta. In contrast to “Hurtin' Me”, Steff’s new single is a raunchy record which sees the … Continue reading Stefflon Don featuring Skepta “Ding-A-Ling” Audio
Stefflon Don stormed the charts with her hit single "Hurtin' Me" last year and now she is back with a huge remix of the hit single. With French Montana's original guest verse switched up with a trio of new ones, delving into Jamaica and picking some of the biggest and best artists who have emerged … Continue reading Stefflon Don Drops “Hurtin’ Me” Remix
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The internet has been buzzing the past few days over a hoodie with inscription “Coolest Monkey in the Jungle” worn by a black kid which is being promoted by clothing giant H&M. Social media users and celebrities all over the world had condemned the ad with TheWeeknd and G-Eazy saying they will no longer work with the brand. The Economic Freedom … Continue reading Protesters Vandalise H&M Store In South Africa Over “Monkey In The Jungle” Hoodie.
The 25 year old model stabbed to death in West London has been named as Harry Uzoka. The incident was described as a "robbery gone wrong". According to IBTimes UK, Harry suffered a knife wound to his chest and then staggered along the estate where he eventually collapsed on a pavement on Old Oak Road, … Continue reading 25 Year Old Nigerian Model Stabbed To Death In West London
#FINALLY it's about to go down! New BANGER from @samklef x @vectorthaviper drops 18th January 2018. Check them out and support by streaming and download on all digital outlets. Drop a comment below with your thoughts (speak your mind lol) Follow their @twitter @samklef & @vectorthaviper
Single or Coupled up? Either way make your way to the hottest valentines weekend comedy show coming to the UK this February. Get ready!! #basketmouthvalentine Basketmouth Valentine Lords of the Ribs UK! . . £19tkts soldout!😬😬 More tickets available at Cokobar.com Manchester 9th Feb and London 11th Feb 2018
The 2nd Annual Solid Woman Conference is fast approaching. With 6 amazing speakers and our leading lady, Women 4 Africa's Co-Founder & CEO as well as Founder of The Solid Woman, Tola 'Wisetola' Onibanjo as your host, you do not want to miss out. "Visibility = Profitability" If people can't find you, they can't buy … Continue reading The Solid Woman Conference 2018
The talented actress, executive producer and writer has landed herself a role in the next Hollywood blockbuster Avengers movie, "Infinity War" due for release 2018. The Jenifa's Diary star will play a character named 'Dora Milaje Member' in the upcoming film Funke was born in a small town in Nigeria called Ikorodu, on August 24th … Continue reading Nollywood Actress Funke Akindele Lands Role In Hollywood
Little Mix star Leigh-Anne Pinnock was granted restraining order against Terroll Lewis who slapped her in a restaurant. Bodybuilder and ‘lifestyle vlogger’ Terroll Lewis has been given a restraining order banning him from making contact and coming within feet with Little Mix’s Leigh-Anne Pinnock for three years. Terrol claimed he had meant to ‘push Leigh-Anne’s … Continue reading Terroll Lewis Slaps Little Mix Star
Urbans, if you've forgotten one of your belongings or property e.g. Phone, hat, coat, wallet or bag in a Uber, make sure you got them £££ ready to pay. According to The Telegraph, Uber will now be charging a flat fee of £12 ($15) for drivers to return missing items to customers. Uber drivers have … Continue reading Uber To Charge Customers For Lost Property
UK based, Nigerian Fashion Designer, Kay Ebony launched new Unisex Palais Garnier inspired T-shirts in three colours, Blue, White and Dark Grey. Kay Ebony is known for his popular classic strap backs which comes in various colours. The current strapback is the 'Luxury Edition' and is also one of my favourites in the KEL … Continue reading Kay Ebony London Launches Palais Garnier Inspired Tshirts
This episode takes the viewers through the rise of Jayz and Kanye West's careers and the fall of their relationship. From humble beginnings to their individual success as musicians, fashion designers, label owners and family men. With interviews from the only people that were in their lives before and after to tell it, this documentary … Continue reading Public Enemy JayZ vs Kanye West 2017 Season 20 Ep 17
#Remyma pens a heart felt open letter to all her fans and supporters who sent her mail during her time in #prison. The #rapper opens ups about the nay sayers who told her she couldn't revive her career and touches on her accomplishments since being released 3 years ago. The Grammy Nominated rapper talks … Continue reading Rapper Remy Ma Pens An Open Letter.
The beautiful Nigerian singer and songwriter Nin iola has joined London based independent rights management and publishing company, Kobalt Music. The powerhouse company is the home of other huge acts like Carly Rae Jepsen and Zayn Malik revealed the news on their Instagram page saying: "Couldn’t be happier to welcome the incredible @ … Continue reading Nigerian Singer Songwriter Signs to Kobalt Music in U.K
Kim Kardashian Sued For $100 Million Over ‘LuMee’ Phone Cases. Hooshmand Harooni obtained a patent for an “integrated lighting accessory and case for a mobile phone device” back in 2013. He then licensed it exclusively to Snap Light LLC, according to #PageSix. Monday 31st July 2017, Harooni filed a lawsuit against #KimKardashian, her company #Kimsaprincess … Continue reading Kim Kardashian Sued For $100 Million Over Phone Case
11 male students have been suspended from Warwick University following screenshots of messages they allegedly sent about rape emerged. Screenshots from the group chat conversation showed messages including "rape her friends too" "sometimes it's fun to just go wild and rape 100 girls" and "I love Hitler, I hate ni**as and Jews and Corbyn". It … Continue reading Warwick University Students Suspended For Rape and Racist Jokes
The journey to becoming one of Britain’s best up-and-coming MCs has not been easy for Paigey Cakey – but after tackling alopecia and her toxic relationship, she is finally ready to move on to the right direction. Paigey Cakey has overcome hardship, but is now ready to focus on herself and release new music. According to … Continue reading A New Paige For Cakey