Monday, 21 June 2010

Edei - In My Bed

21 year old singer-songwriter Edei d├ębuts her first single 'In My Bed', she has been busy finishing off her album as well as touring with Girls Aloud. In My Bed is out July 12th in the mean time catch her performing live this month at;
Monday 21st June - Upstairs @ The Garage
Thursday 24th June - Charlotte Street Blues

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Friday, 18 June 2010

Kelis - 4th Of July (Fireworks) [VIDEO]

Kelis's 2nd single off her dance inspired album 'Fleshstone' - '4th Of July (Fireworks)'


Leela James Exclusive London Show - 29.06.10

Leela James will be doing an exclusive London show on Tuesday 29th June 2010 at Bloomsbury Ballrooms. Leela will be performing tracks from her current ablum"My Soul" (May 2010) which is her debut on Stax Records (a division of Concord Music Group). This should be a good show going by her live show at Jazz Cafe in 2009.

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MELANIE FIONA Live @ Jazz Cafe 19-20.07.10

Catch Melanie Fiona live at Jazz Cafe London when she will performing from Monday 19th - Tuesday 20th July 2010, doors open from Doors 7pm, tickets £20 adv.

Canadian-born singer Melanie Fiona burst onto the scene in 2009 with her critically acclaimed debut album ‘The Bridge’, featuring the stunning debut Give It To Me Right and the No.1 Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Chart hit It Kills Me. With a style that’s both strong and sexy, contemplative and joyous, she scooped a nomination for Best Female Vocal R&B performance at the Grammys, and was picked recently to appear as part of Alicia Keys’ UK tour The Element Of Freedom back in May. Here’s a chance to see her in more intimate surroundings.
"The Bridge - Out Now"

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Thursday, 17 June 2010

Ellie Goulding announces autumn tour dates

Ellie Goulding announces her autumn UK tour dates.
Oct 28 - Newcastle, Academy
Oct 29 - Glasgow, Academy
Oct 30 - Edinburgh, Picture House
Nov 1 - Middlesbrough, Empire
Nov 2 - Leeds, Academy
Nov 3 - Manchester, Academy
Nov 5 - Preston, 53 Degrees
Nov 6 - Sheffield, Academy
Nov 8 - Lincoln, Engine Shed
Nov 9 - Nottingham, Rock City
Nov 10 - Liverpool, University
Nov 12 - Cardiff, University
Nov 13 - Bristol, Academy
Nov 15 - Birmingham, Academy
Nov 16 - Southampton, Guildhall
Nov 17 - Folkestone, Leas Cliff
Nov 19 - London, Hammersmith Apollo
Nov 22 - Brighton, Dome
Nov 23 - Cambridge, Corn Exchange
Nov 24 - Norwich, UEA
Nov 26 - Reading, Hexagon 

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Tuesday, 15 June 2010

Monday, 14 June 2010

Poetic Pilgrimage Star Woman Mixtape

When you see Poetic Pilgrimage don’t let the hijab fool you, these girls have bars, delivery and star quality. Star Women Mixtape is the latest release and much anticipated mixtape from rap duo Sukina and Muneera who make up Poetic Pilgrimage. Star Women is a 22 track  progressive, uplifting, powerful Hip-Hop music mix which features some of the best from the UK and US from Mohammed Yahya, Mr Drastick, Genesis Elijah, Logic, Sarina Leah,Invincible, Shadia Mansour, Aja Black, Aziza Brahim with Production by Beat Thief.The Star Women Mixtape is AVAILABLE NOW.

Kelli-Leigh + band Live (UK) -- 24.06.10

I have had the pleasure of seeing Kelli-Leigh live and I think she's great she has a great voice on her and has an excellent future of being a great song-writer. For those of you who haven't had a chance to see her perform you can come and see her live Thursday 24th June at the 229 Venu. For more gig dates visit her myspace page.

Friday, 11 June 2010

Natalie Williams new music and gig dates

New music and video from UK singer/song-writer Natalie William's who has been away for a bit but is back with her new single titled 'Keep On Holding On,' which is off her album 'My Oh My'. Press Launch will be taking place on Monday 14th June at Shorditch House.
You can also catch Natalie Williams at Ronnie Scott's on Sunday 13th June for her Monthly Soul Family Showcase. with a host of excellent UK talent.

URBANJAZZ LOUNGE Ladies Edition (UK) 17.06.10

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Abbi Crutchfield: Baby It's Cold Outside, (The Untold Story)

This is funny I really like what Abbi Crutchfield did with her interpretation 'Baby It's Cold Outside' (Doris Day & Mr. Dean Martin) song.

Maya Azucena, founded by Emmy-winning director Lisa Russell and her partner Grammy-winning singer Maya Azucena, is based on the United Nation’s Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) intended to alleviate poverty around the world by 2015.  Of the eight goals issued by the United Nations, the only one lagging in progress is MDG #5 – motherhood and maternal health. makes available a diverse library of Art (Music, Film and Spoken word) from artists around the globe, available to be ”mashed-up” by users into custom Public Service Announcements on the subject of Maternal Health.  Cutting edge technology allows people at a local level to get involved with Maternal Health issues by telling their own stories in creative ways. These artistic tools, created at MDGFIVE.comcan be used to help women and girls by raising awareness of Maternal Health concerns and its related needs.

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Wednesday, 9 June 2010

Green Tea - Superman

Where's a superman when you need him let alone one just for me! Look's like Green Tea has gone and found hers. Her current new was . The track Superman can be found on Green Tea's mixtape Beautiful Weirdo which is available to download.

Lady Gaga - Alejandro

Lady Gaga's video's seem to be getting longer and longer it's only a matter of time before we see a Lady Gaga produced movie. New video for her latest track Alejandro. WHAT DO YOU THINK?

I must say I am a fan of Gaga's video but am starting to get bored of of the whole dominatrix theme and just seeing her in her under wear, though I do look forward to her video's dropping to see what crazy and wonderful ideas she has come up with.

Yoru- Batik Designs [Interview]

We caught up with one of our favourite designers for this summer Christina Oshunniyi the young lady behind the vibrate and exciting collection and designs from Yoru-Batik. The label originally started as a one woman venture, that was until a voluntary trip to Ghana (Koforidua) gave her the opportunity to work with women living with  HIV/AIDS. Since launching a year ago Christina has been going from strength to strength and gaining many followers and buyers for her ethical Africa print and multi-wear harem outfits.

Tuesday, 8 June 2010

LiL SoSo Productions - AudioTRIP

Check out this lovely event highlight sent by the talented event organisor/artist manager/all rounder Kat founder of LiL SoSo Productions. The night in question Audio Trip is one of their very popular nights held in collobaration with Smirnoff. Lil SoSo productions and Smirnoff brought together DJ's Daz-I-Kue, Wajeed, Dj Spinna, Dj Rich Medina, Dj 2-Tone Jones, Dj Roddy Rod and the Soul Controllers to spin at Lux Lounge (DC USA).

Monday, 7 June 2010

#Musicmonday- Belle - Delicious Delicacies (Stone Cold Busted 1)

Our girl Belle features on US label Stone Cold, Busted 1 Mix By Vitamin D with her track Delicious Delicacies. “Derrick Daisey, founder of "Cold Busted" picked up on Delicious Delicacies through a chance listen on Uniq Beat’s Soundcloud. Belle is now part of an eclectic line up on the latest "Cold Busted" Compilation expressly chosen by Derrick himself for her "gorgeous vocals".

Stone Cold Busted 1 is an eclectic compilation of tracks featuring current and new artists signed to Cold Busted and includes a 63 minute bonus DJ mix done by Vitamin D. With over 20 different artists and a variety of styles and sounds, the compilation and DJ mix are ear perking treats

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#MusicMonday Queen Ifrica - Lioness on the Rise

Lioness on the Rise by Queen Ifrica is a track off her 'Montego Bay' album which was released in 2009. featuring the smash hit single Lioness On The Rise, Far Away and Daddy. The track Lioness on the Rise is a powerful and empowerment song today I feel like I am ready to roll, I am a lioness on the raise...who is with me!

Thursday, 3 June 2010

What is British Black Music Month?

What is British Black Music Month? BBMM was an initiative started by the Black Music Congress in 2006 to celebrate domestic black music, address issues within the sector, and to improve music industry knowledge, the event launch kicked off on May 28 2010 and runs throughout June.

As part of BBMM there will be a number of interesting events being held.Click here for full details

Mz Bratt - Selecta (Produced by Redlight)

I am big, I am bratt/
I am rougher than bad, / 
I am tougher than a lion, / 
I am buff I am mad / I am independant / And cant nobody tell me nothing cos i get my own (brap),,

..yeah I said it and what!


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