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Paul Mccartney Joins Damon Albarn On Stage

10th September 2012

Sir Paul McCartney joined Damon Albarn at his Africa Express show in London this weekend.The Beatles legend was a surprise special guest at the concert on Saturday (08.09.12) playing Wings tracks 'Coming Up' and 'Goodnight...

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Plan B And Paul Weller To Play Free Shows

27th June 2012

Plan B, Paul Weller and Nas are to headline free gigs in London.The trio are among a number of acts who will perform at the city's 100 Club as part of Converse's Represent series.The nine...

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Craig David Inspired By Young Talent

11th March 2010

Craig David is planning a huge comeback, inspired by the new crop of young R 'n' B artists. The 'What's Your Flavour?' singer said he was inspired to reinvent himself for his forthcoming fifth album...

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Kano To Duet With Albarn

12th November 2007

British rapper KANO has enlisted the help of BLUR frontman DAMON ALBARN to produce his upcoming single. The hip-hop star's next track, Feel Free, will feature guest vocals from the Gorillaz creator. And Kano insists...

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Kano Beats Dizzee For Top Award

2nd October 2007

British rapper KANO has beat stiff competition from rival star DIZZEE RASCAL to scoop the top gong at the BET Hip-Hop Awards in the U.S. The London Town hitmaker was crowned the Best U.K. Hip-Hop...

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Dizzee And Winehouse Lead Mobo Hunt

19th September 2007

Dizzee Rascal and Amy Winehouse will be leading the hunt for Mobo awards tonight after both being nominated in four categories.East London rapper Dizzee has been put up for best UK male, best song, best...

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Kanye Outsells Fiddy To Number One

17th September 2007

Kanye West's Graduation has pipped 50 Cent's Curtis to the top spot in this week's album chart.In a top 20 awash with eight new entries, it was the generally less commercially successful West who emerged...

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Winehouse, Dizzee Rascal Lead Mobo's List

23rd August 2007

Troubled star Amy Winehouse has been nominated for four awards at the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) Awards.The Rehab Singer will compete with rapper Dizzee Rascal, also nominated in four categories, for the best song...

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Beyonce Leads Mobo Awards Nominations

16th August 2006

R+B superstar BEYONCE KNOWLES leads the nominations for the UK's Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards with mentions in four categories. The former DESTINY'S CHILD beauty faces strong competition from MARY J BLIGE and NELLY...

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British Musicians Unite To Fight Fascism

25th April 2006

A host of emerging British musicians have signed up to perform in London's Trafalgar Square on Saturday (29APR06) as part of a campaign against fascism. Rappers LETHAL BIZZLE and KANO, urban collective ROLL DEEP, and...

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Rapper Kano Blasts Police 'Victimisation'

7th February 2006

UK rapper KANO has blasted police for forcing him to spend a staggering $12,600 (GBP7,000) on extra security at a London gig, claiming he is being victimised. The TYPICAL ME hitmaker, nominated for Best...

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Kano Gig Cancelled Over Police Fears

26th October 2005

UK rapper KANO will miss playing his sold out London show after police axed the concert amid security fears. Following a series of tip offs, the British capital's Metropolitan Police decided there is a...

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Lemar Scoops Double Mobo Win

23rd September 2005

British soul sensation LEMAR was the big winner at last night's (22SEP05) Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards in London. The IF THERE'S ANY JUSTICE singer won the Best Album prize and was named...

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Skinner Takes Part In Rap Battle

28th October 2004

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER wowed a London nightclub last Friday (22OCT04) night, when he engaged in an onstage MC battle. The DRY YOUR EYES singer joined fellow British stars THE MITCHELL BROTHERS and...

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Skinner Rejects Money For Unknown Talent

24th October 2004

THE STREETS star MIKE SKINNER is shunning big money opportunities to concentrate on managing young British urban talent. The DRY YOUR EYES rapper has chosen to step out of the limelight to build his...

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