Monday, 28 February 2011

Metro's Most Influential Women - Vote 04-17.03.11

The Metro newspaper (27/02/11) is running an influential women’s pole from March 4 to March 17, it will feature 40 photos of the women who have shaped the lives of generations in the past 100 years. They include figures from a number of diverse fields, such as politics, business, sport, the arts and science.

Together with the Greater London Authority and the Press Association, Metro is staging an exhibition at London’s City Hall to celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day. Boris Johnson, the mayor of London, said: ‘I am delighted to stage this exciting exhibition to celebrate the centenary of International Women’s Day. The outstanding women featured provide a snapshot of the pivotal roles London’s women play in every part of the capital’s life.’

Those included have been listed for their groundbreaking contributions made in their fields such as; London-born singer-songwriter Leona Lewis, MIA (singer/rapper), Zadie Smith (Author), Vanessa-Mae (Violinist), Vivienne Westwood (Designer), Virginia Woolf (Author), and Tracey Emin (Artist). Click here to learn more about each women.

Vote NOW for your favourite London woman .

Who would you pick?

Sunday, 27 February 2011

FLOetic Lara - I'm leaving

New music from singer-songwriter FLOetic Lara. Regarding track 'Im Leaving' FLOetic Lara says; "...dedicated to those who've had a love that ended up acting up & u have had to pick yourself up & thru the pain-say-Im Leaving!!" ...

Obenewa EP LAUNCH - 27/02/11 @ The Tabernacle LDN

2010 saw UK singer and songwriter Obenewa busy away on the live circuit scene as well as putting the finishing touches to her latest release. 

Bring on 2011 and we finally get to hear the finish product from the very talented Obenewa who will be performing tracks off her current EP 'Once Upon a Time' which sees the official launch today at The Tabernacle, Powis Square London, W11 2AY.  Tickets are £8 Adv, £10 Door For tickets and more info check 

Friday, 25 February 2011

Rock the Belles @ East Village 25.02.11

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Calling for photo submissions of breakdancers

Calling for photo submissions of breakdancers from around the globe
The guys at earthwalkersmag are running a project feature dancers from around the world in appreciation for dance and keeping the breakdancing scene alive. They are looking to feature some of the greatest, and also showcase the up-and-coming.
Interested? Simply send still photos of individual dancers and/or groups shot at noticeable places/landmarks that showcase their country. Photos should be portrait style or amazing candid shots. For more details click here

Thursday, 24 February 2011

Kadija Kamara: Changes - The EP Launch Night! 24.02.11

I remember the first time I heard Kadija was at a Spotlight showcase, where I had the pleasure of interview her with her band after their performances, and loved her voice instantly so am very excited about her new EP and launch. 

The EP titled Change is now available to buy and features 4 tracks written by Kadija herself as well as production on 'Deeper Then This' and 'Talking 2 Myself'. You can download the Changes EP from iTunes here. as well as Amazon, hmv digital, Ditto Music, Spotify, We7 and

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Juliet Kelly UK Tour: Celebrating the Divas of Jazz [Feb-March 2011]

Juliet Kelly starts 2011 packed with dates for her UK tour inspired by Divas in Jazz. 

WOW – WOMEN OF THE WORLD @ South Bank 11-13/03/11

The new women’s festival WOW (Women of the World), is the the brainchild of Dame Jude Kelly, Artistic Director at London’s Southbank Centre. This exciting event is launching this March, the annual festival is not just about women in music but women across a huge variety of artistic, scientific and social disciplines.
“WOW is a joyous celebration of the formidable strength and inventiveness of women,” says Jude. “A pioneering, groundbreaking annual festival, which will present, recognise and celebrate women, and act as a conversation space for issues of all kinds. Through a series of debates, conversations, networking opportunities, presentations, showcases and places to meet and talk, WOW celebrates the potential and achievement of women and addresses some of the obstacles that women face across the world.”
WOW runs over three days from 11-13 March, current confirmed artist's are Annie Lennox, Imogen Heap, Emmy The Great, VV Brown, Speech Debelle, Paloma Faith, Kate Nash and Micachu, plus many more to be announced.
For more up to date developments visit the Southbank Centre’s website

Questionnaire: Female Rappers & Representations

Came across this twit post via @Spotlghtpresent about a questionannire looking at female rappers and their representation in the industry; 'to determine whether modern day female rappers are a positive representation of women in contemporary society'.

The questionnaire is carried out by a Brunel University Student and they are interested in folks aged 17 - 30, to answer short & confidential questionnaire on female rappers.

Get Involved and give your feedback HERE 

Tuesday, 15 February 2011

LADIES FIRST: Eternia & The Band (NYC) 24/02/11

If you in the NY area then head down to SouthPaw for a night of Ladies First.

On Stage w/ Eternia: 
Chesney Snow (Beatboxer) | Colin Dean (Bass) | Sean Nowell (Saxophone) | DJ Boo (DJ / Drums) | w/ Special Guests 
When: Thurs. Feb 24 2011, doors 8pm, 18+ 
Where: Southpaw, 125 5th Ave, BK NY

Also congratulations to Enternia for being nominated for a June Award (Canadian's Music Award) for Rap Record of the year.

Thursday, 3 February 2011

Competition - Carleen De Sözer’s new print

Came across a great competition on Carleen De Sözer’s blog page and I love her prints, worth entering you never know you may win the prints. I know they wold look lovey on my walls.

To Enter click HERE

Closing date Wednesday 9 February 5PM. Winners will be notified by Thursday 10 February 1PM.

Good Luck!

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F.A.S.A TV Presents Floacist Interview

We had the pleasure of catching up with Floacist during the video shot for her latest track 'Let Me'. She took some time out to discuss life after Floetry, her journey, new album and what's to come in 2011. Check out the full music video 'Let Me

Stay posted with Floacist's activities visit​thefloacist
Buy her debut album "Floetic Soul" on Shanachie Entertainment 

Tuesday, 1 February 2011

Rhian Benson Returns

Rhian Benson return's, finally with a new album titled 'Hands Clean' due to be released this February 14th- Valentines Day 2011. For all you lovers out there.

Aesthetic Sounds Present JAGUAR WRIGHT 03/03/11

A night not to be missed so make sure you get your tickets early and head down to Vibe Bar 91 -95 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL London, doors open 19:00 with the show starting 20:00 prompt.
Support acts on the night include; SHARLENE HECTOR, ENRICO DELVES, SARAH FONTEYNE. With MAN Vs WIFE and DJ BOUNCE on the decks!
Tickets are on sale now and are available direct from the website =  £10 in adv or before 9pm or more after

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