How to do South LONDON accent

How to do South LONDON accent

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Telling you how to do a South London accent. I tell you the different aspects of grammar and the sounds that make a South London accent. There are different kinds of South London accent, this one is a ‘street’ accent for a woman around my age. Learn how to do a ‘common’ or ‘street’ English accent with me 🙂

ASAP Rocky Threatens To Punch Group of Guys In London

ASAP Rocky Threatens To Punch Group of Guys In London


While in London, A$AP Rocky lost his cool. Apparently, a man threw things at Rocky’s car and he didn’t hesitate to confront him. In the video, Flacko is seen cursing the man out and asking him “Should I snuff you right now?” The Harlemnite didn’t throw any jabs though and walked away before he got violent.

UK’s first official vinyl chart launched as sales rise

UK’s first official vinyl chart launched as sales rise


The UK’s first weekly vinyl chart has been launched by the Official Charts Company as sales of vinyl albums and singles continue to soar.

Despite predictions that CDs – then MP3s and streaming – would render vinyl obsolete, sales reached an 18-year high in 2014, at 1.29 million.

Figures show sales of vinyl albums are set to grow by another 70% this year.

Chasing Yesterday by Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds is 2015’s biggest-selling vinyl album so far.

The weekly vinyl albums and singles charts, published on the Official Charts Company website, are being introduced ahead of Record Store Day on 18 April.

The first official vinyl albums chart is topped by All Time Low’s Future Hearts – echoing the week’s UK album chart broadcast on BBC Radio 1 yesterday.

In the first official vinyl singles chart the number one spot was taken by Underworld vs Heller & Farley’s track Baby Wants to Ride.

Noel Gallagher, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Public Service Broadcasting, War on Drugs, Royal Blood, Led Zeppelin and Arctic Monkeys
This year’s biggest-selling vinyl albums are by: (l-r) Noel Gallagher, Bob Dylan, Pink Floyd, Public Service Broadcasting, The War on Drugs, Royal Blood, Led Zeppelin and Arctic Monkeys

The charts company said it was responding to “the huge surge of interest” that has seen vinyl sales climb from a low of 0.1% of the albums market in 2007 (205,000) to 1.5% in 2014 (1.29m).

“Yes, it’s still a small part of the business,” admitted chief executive Martin Talbot.

“But what makes this so unusual is that usually you see new formats arrive and grow in popularity, reach their peak and then they decline and kind of disappear.

“Here you’ve got something that has grown in popularity back in the 60s and 70s, declined in popularity through the 80s and 90s, got right the way down to the bottom and then started climbing back out again.”

The UK’s first Official Vinyl Charts – 13.04.15
Official Vinyl Albums Chart Official Vinyl Singles Chart
1. All Time Low – Future Hearts 1. Underworld vs Heller & Farley – Baby Wants to Ride
2. Drenge – Undertow 2. Aphex Twin – MARCHROMT30a
3. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell 3. Swim Deep – To My Brother
4. Turbowolf – Two Hands 4. Mark Ronson Ft Bruno Mars – Uptown Funk
5. Prodigy – The Day is My Enemy 5. Lulu – Shout
6. Coutney Barnett – Sometimes I Sit and Think… 6. Everything Everything – Distant Past
7. Van Morrison – Duets – Re-working the Catalogue 7. David Bowie – Young Americans
8. East India Youth – Culture of Volume 8. Chic & Nile Rodgers – I’ll Be There
9. Nadine Shah – Fast Food 9. Circa Waves – T-Shirt Weather
10. James Bay – Chaos and the Calm 10. Toseland – Hearts and Bones
Source: Official Charts Company

Mr Talbot put the appeal of vinyl down to a mixture of “nostalgia”, sound quality and wider availability.

“We’ve seen specialist music shops start to stock more vinyl, we’ve seen fashion retailers start to stock vinyl, and there are now mail order services where you can get vinyl much more easily than maybe 10 years ago,” he said.

So far this year Noel Gallagher has sold the most albums and singles on vinyl, but classic acts such as Pink Floyd, Bob Dylan and Led Zeppelin are also among the year’s biggest vinyl albums.

Brit Award-winners Royal Blood, Arctic Monkeys and The War on Drugs also feature in the top 10 of the year, while bestselling singles include David Bowie’s Young Americans and Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars’ hit Uptown Funk.

Noel Gallagher
Former Oasis star Noel Gallagher is 2015’s bestselling vinyl artist in the UK

Mr Talbot told the BBC the trend spans generations.

“This isn’t just about rock acts targeting men in their forties and fifties – I’ve got a 15-year-old daughter and her friends have all started to collect vinyl,” he said.

US rockers All Time Low topped the first vinyl album chart with their sixth album Future Hearts.

“What I love is that there are different worlds of vinyl fans,” said the band’s frontman Alex Gaskarth.

Customers in a record shop
More than 200 UK record shops are taking part in this year’s Record Store Day on Saturday

“There’s the audiophiles who swear by the sound of vinyl, the people who like owning it as a collectors’ piece, and then groups like our fans who buy a vinyl of our record simply so they can hang it on their wall.”

Underworld’s Karl Hyde said they were “honoured” to top the first vinyl singles chart with their charity record in honour of late DJ and house music legend Frankie Knuckles, describing it as “a fitting tribute”.

“Vinyl has always been a hugely important part of what we do as Underworld,” he added.

The new chart coincides with the build-up to Record Store Day, which is in its eighth year in the UK.

Biggest-selling vinyl albums of 2015 so far
1. Chasing Yesterday Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds
2. Physical Graffiti Led Zeppelin
3. AM Arctic Monkeys
4. Royal Blood Royal Blood
5. The Race for Space Public Service Broadcasting
6. Shadows in the Night Bob Dylan
7. The Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd
8. Lost in the Dream The War on Drugs
9. Happy People Peace
10. Four Symbols Led Zeppelin
Source: Official Charts Company 2015

Gennaro Castaldo, from industry body the BPI, said the new vinyl chart made “perfect sense”.

“The chart will not only help us to better understand which artists and type of music are driving this resurgence, but will also help guide a new generation of younger, but emotionally-engaged, fans as they contemplate the vinyl delights that await them.”

“Yes, it’s still a niche audience,” added Mr Talbot. “But to grow at the rate it is, there’s clearly something happening here.”

Bad Bitch – Besties starring Verona Rose

Bad Bitch – Besties starring Verona Rose

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A new online series following the exciting lives of best friends Caroline and Aisha.

Episode one intoduces Aisha hair salon.

Caroline- Played by actress Alice Fofana
Aisha – Played by actress Verona Rose

Breaking: Tylenol maker to pay $25 million for selling metal-contaminated children’s drugs

Breaking: Tylenol maker to pay $25 million for selling metal-contaminated children’s drugs

A Johnson & Johnson subsidiary agreed to plead guilty late Tuesday to federal criminal charges of selling liquid drugs for children contaminated with metals.


It comes as no surprise that yet another drug company pleads  guilty today to  criminal charges, but we’re   a bit shocked they only have to pay  a mere $25 million for the irreversible  damage they have done.

The contaminated drugs (some listed below) were given to infants, kids and adults. From the Reuters piece just out:

There were far-reaching multiple recalls… involving hundreds of millions of bottles and packages of consumer brands such as Tylenol, Motrin, Rolaids, Benadryl and other products due to faulty manufacturing. The recalls kept widely used products such as Children’s Tylenol off pharmacy shelves and seriously tarnished J&J’s once-sterling reputation.

A manufacturer of over-the-counter infant’s and children’s liquid medications has agreed to plead guilty to a federal criminal charge that it sold products that contained metal particles.

Court documents unsealed Tuesday say McNeil Consumer Healthcare, of Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, will acknowledge selling adulterated bottles of Infants’ and Children’s Tylenol and Children’s Motrin. The company agreed to pay $25 million to resolve the case.

Court documents say metal particles, including nickel, iron and chromium, were introduced during the manufacturing process. Prosecutors said McNeil failed to take immediate steps to fix the problem.

What is more amazing is how ineffective the FDA was in all of this.  From another article (Reuters)

  In addition to metal particles getting into liquid medicines, there were moldy odors and labeling problems. For example, the label for Sudafed allergy tablets incorrectly repeated the word “not” to say “do not not divide, crush, chew or dissolve the tablet.”

In the case involving metal particles, the troubles began in May 2009 when a consumer complained after noticing “black specks” in the bottom of a bottle of Infants’ Tylenol. The specks were found to be nickel and chromium particles.

So children and adults  were ingesting moldy products with nickel, chromium and iron?  I hardly think 25 million will pay the bill (where does the money even go?) How do we know these babies and kids (and adults) didn’t develop something serious as a result of  being unknowingly given metals and possible mold. How did mold  and metal even get into the products in the first place? If it’s hundreds of millions of bottles of drugs can we even track who was injured (or who might have died from a drug interaction (or should we say metal interaction) Do we even know the quantities of metal? I imagine a newborn ingesting a ton of nickel is not a good thing.

The articles also explain that Johnson & Johnson went down $900 million in sales and is no longer the trusted brand they once were (really? I never trusted them and always had bad allergic reactions to their baby shampoo which was anything but “natural”)  Perhaps the tides are finally turning and folks will finally learn that these drug and chemical companies cannot be trusted. If you buy your cleaning products, drugs that you feed your infants and children, shampoos and soaps to wash your child  from drug companies-  you’re not doing your due diligence. Check out organic products without the harmful chemicals (or free doses of metals added) and do yourself and your family a favor by dumping these harmful companies that obviously do not care about you or the health of your child and where money is the bottom line for them. At any cost.





Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear host, suspended by BBC after ‘fracas’

Jeremy Clarkson, Top Gear host, suspended by BBC after ‘fracas’


Top Gear host Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC “following a fracas” with a producer.

The corporation said the 54-year-old presenter had been suspended “pending an investigation”.

“No one else has been suspended. Top Gear will not be broadcast this Sunday,” it said.

Clarkson was given what he called his “final warning” last May after claims he used a racist word while filming the popular BBC motoring show.

At the time, he said the BBC had told him he would be sacked if he made “one more offensive remark, anywhere, at any time”.

The BBC gave no further details on the current incident involving Clarkson, and said it would not be making any further statements at this time.

Clarkson’s representatives have yet to reply to requests for a comment.

The presenter himself has remained silent, however last month he tweeted a post saying a “new presenter for Top Gear” was wanted.

“Applicant should be old, badly dressed and pedantic but capable of getting to work on time,” he said.

Top Gear

This weekend’s episode of Top Gear was set to feature Clarkson – who has fronted the show since 2002 – along with regular co-hosts Richard Hammond and James May at a classic track day.

Former footballer and pundit Gary Lineker was also to appear as the “star in a reasonably priced car”.

Lineker has now tweeted, writing: “I don’t think I’m ever meant to appear on Top Gear!”

‘Strong character’

Former Top Gear presenter Chris Goffey told BBC Radio 5 live while discussions on the programme sometimes became heated when he worked on the show, “it must have been something fairly serious behind the scenes to warrant his immediate suspension.

“I can’t think what the hell’s gone on, but there you go. When you’ve got a very strong character who likes things his own way, if somebody stands up to him, there’s going to be a row.”

Clarkson has courted controversy on several occasions during his time hosting Top Gear.

Jeremy Clarkson and Richard Hammond in the Top Gear Burma specialTop Gear was censured by Ofcom for using a “racial” term in its Burma special programme

The show’s executive producer, Andy Wilman, described last year as “an annus horribilis” for the programme.

It followed an incident in Argentina where the presenters and crew were forced to flee the country after trouble erupted over a number plate reading H982 FLK – which some suggested referred to the Falklands conflict of 1982.

Last year the show was also censured by Ofcom for breaching broadcasting rules after Clarkson used a derogatory word for Asian people during its Burma special programme.

TV critic Toby Earle told the BBC he was not surprised a Clarkson’s suspension. “This incident is the one that’s really forced management to take action,” he said.

“Part of the show’s appeal, to many viewers, has been it’s sort of edginess and the fact that it’s rough around the edges – in some ways takes no prisoners.

“But of course there is a very delicate line to tread with that, and it has crossed that line I feel.”


With Clarkson at its head, Top Gear has been no stranger to controversy.

  • October 2014 – The show’s stars and crew had to abandon filming in Argentina amid angry protests over a car number plate that appears to refer to the Falklands War.
  • July 2014 – Ofcom ruled that a Burma Special in which Jeremy Clarkson used a racial slur broke broadcasting rules. Clarkson had used the word “slope” as an Asian man crossed a newly built bridge over the River Kwai in Thailand.
  • May 2014 – The programme drew complaints when video footage leaked to the Daily Mirror appeared to show Jeremy Clarkson using a racist term while reciting the nursery rhyme Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe. The presenter later apologised for the incident – which was never broadcast – in a video statement where he “begged forgiveness”.
  • October 2012 – The BBC Trust ruled that comments by Clarkson which likened the design of a camper van to people with facial disfigurementsbreached disability guidelines.
  • January 2012 – Indian diplomats complained about a 90-minute India special in which a car fitted with a toilet in its boot is described by Clarkson as “perfect for India because everyone who comes here gets the trots.”
  • February 2011 – The BBC apologised to Mexico after Clarkson and his co-hosts characterised Mexicans as “lazy” and “feckless”.




Event – KINGS OF RNB TOUR 2015 ft JOE / TANK / 112 / GINUWINE in London

Event – KINGS OF RNB TOUR 2015 ft JOE / TANK / 112 / GINUWINE in London

Main Concert

ONLY 2 weeks to go before the KINGS OF RNB tour returns to the UK with 4 of our favourite RNB legends

@ Eventim Apollo, Hammersmith

at 7:00pm – 11:00pm
45 Queen Caroline Street, W6 9QH London, United Kingdom



Friday January 30th, 2015 from 10:00pm to 4:00am


RNB superstars JOE & 112 host the OFFICIAL KINGS OF RNB CONCERT AFTER PARTY on Friday 30th January straight at Mode nightclub in Ladbroke Grove (15 min / 3 mile drive or Nearest stations to the venue is Ladbroke Grove which is 3 mins walk to Mode, and only 7 minutes on the tube from Hammersmith on the Hammersmith & City line) after the sell out concert at Eventim Apollo in Hammersmith London.

DJs on the night playing the best in 90s and 00s RNB & Hip Hop will be Frisky DJ, New Winner Roadshow, Mr Play, Big Business and Celebrity Supa.

This is an exclusive night in an exclusive venue with a limited amount of tickets and with 5000 people going to the concert this will sell out soon so get your tickets now!

Jay Z Reportedly In Talks To Buy Hot 97

Jay Z Reportedly In Talks To Buy Hot 97


According to Jay Z is currently in negotiations to buy Hot 97 radio station

After the recent rants from NYC’s top DJ Funkmaster Flex calling out Hip Hop mogul Jay Z, the atmosphere in the Big Apple is heavy, in anticipation for the response from Jay Z’s camp. Well it has officially been reported, by a exclusive, that Jay Z is in negotiations to buy one of NYC’s #1 radio stations Hot 97.

According to

According to a ROCK SOLID SOURCE – Shawn “Jay Z” Carter along with a group of investors that includes NY Knicks star Carmelo Anthony are currently NEGOTIATING TO BUY Hot 97 radio station. Talks are still early, but we’re told that both sides have HIRED LAWYERS and INVESTMENT BANKERS – and are serious in getting a deal done.

Could these negotiations be the real catalyst for Funkmaster Flex‘s rants, or did the beef over the Dipset reunion prompt the purchase of “New York’s #1 station for Hip Hop & RnB”?

This should get very interesting… will keep you updated as the story developes.

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