The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) has extended its submission deadline, so if you haven't already entered, you still have a chance. If you already have entered and wish to submit additional songs, you can still enter. All entries must be posted on or before November 17, 2006. ISC will continue to take online entries, as well as entries through the mail; the online submission platform will be open until 11:59 p.m. EST, November 17. There will be no further extensions of the deadline after this date.
What do you get if you cross You Tube with TV = Fame TV the UK's first TV channel to broadcast 100% user created vidoe clips and original music tracks. UK based media company Fame TV Ltd (http://www.fametv.com) is launching the UK's first user generated TV channel on 6 November, 2006. The channel will be fully interactive and rely entirely on members of the public for its programming content.
A unique fusion of HipHop and RnB is the best way to describe I Love You, the forthcoming single from Africa’s hottest urban act De Indispensables. Since they burst onto the scene in 2004, the group has enjoyed phenomenal chart success in Africa, and performed alongside stars such as Wayne Wonder, Akon, Beenie Man, Mobo award winning rapper/ DJ Phoebe One and Pyrelli.
What do you know about Sacramento, California? You might think it's a city of overall-wearing, cow-tipping, country bumpkins that ride around on tractors all day. Wrong. Although Sacramento lacks the glitz of its southern hemisphere, Los Angeles, it still has its share of sunshine, beautiful people and good vibrations. It even has an emerging hip-hop scene.
Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! Everybody take cover because the next big thing is about to hit. Hailing from Miami Beach, comes ¡Mayday! the alt-rap duo and brainchild of Plex, a Miami DJ / producer, and MC Bernbiz, a local MC hero, among the Miami club circuit. Plex and Bernbiz who have shared the stage with The Roots, Method Man, Red Man, Mos Def, and too many others to name… are finally here to bring us ¡Mayday! and raise some hell.
In partnership with the Roundhouse Summer programme, this youth poetry slam – with MC Nii Ayikwei Parkes – will engage young people and the wider in creating innovating forms of poetry. The theme will be Black Histories. Contestants will work on there entries throughout the summer and will perform their final pieces at the poetry slam held at the Roundhouse. Winners will be judged on applause and all competitors will receive a prise. For competition details please visit www.cbwg.org.uk.
Mr Lif returns to the UK this month with a headline date @ Jazz Cafe on 21st October. A European tour (full details below) comes to the UK on 19th October and takes in Glasgow, Nottingham, Leeds and Bristol. Earlier this year, Mr Lif played to a packed 93 Feet East in Shoreditch, East London and the Def Jux signed Mc's amazing live show is sure to be a total sell out once again!!
Finally the wait is over! One of the most anticipated super-groups in UK hip hop history is here to unleash their lyrical artillery on the world, bringing on the reign of a new era! The three man group are set to take over in 2007 and this release is just the start of hostilities.
With her soulful pitch and poetic phrasing, Fort Lauderdale, Florida’s own rapper and R&B vocalist, Danger, exposes both an emotional vulnerability and strength that is quickly earning her the reputation as one of the south’s hottest unsigned female artists.