Still true to their roots the Urban Music Awards took place in London’s Bloomsbury Theatre. With a packed venue and an electric atmosphere the UMA’s are on the up and up!
Guest included Frank Bruno who presented an award
Sarina Mantle a sultry singer/ fashion designer who performed while showcasing her fabulous eco-friendly collection from her label ‘Wilde Suga’. An amazing performance which was choreographed by the acclaimed Sombo Dakowah
George Galloway MP presented an award and took the opportunity to say ‘This sends out a message to the BNP…This is what Britain looks like, This is the Britain we want, Nick Griffin, there is no going back.’
All well and good but I still remember when you done this – LMAO! Politicians ah love a wagon don’t they?
Kele Le Roc rocked a body hugging purple number
Egypt sparkled in her outfit and hyped up the crowd when she performed – She rocks!
Oh yes and she won an award as well (Best Newcomer) as did Sway (Best Hip Hop) and Levi Roots ( Best Entrepreneur)
Duo Brick and Lace picked up two awards namely Best Inspiring Act and Best RnB Act
And girl group Cleopatra (Coming at ya! Couldn’t resist!!!!) made an appearance looking all grown up!
Fun was had by everyone and MASH-leyne wearing a Dorothy Perkins dress walked bare foot to her car (sigh)
Sade Says ‘the only way is up’
Images courtesy of The Award Winning Flyer Newspaper
So Notting Hill Carnival had a great turn out which is no surprise considering it’s the biggest street party in the UK and even better it was sunny too!
Spotted out and about enjoying the fun was funky house singer Egypt
Mr Reggae Reggae sauce himself Levi Roots
and The legend which is Billy Ocean
Images courtesy of Flyer Newspaper
So a lot happened this August here is a mish mash of other bits in no particular order here it goes!
Usain Bolt wowed the world
He first smashed the 100 meter race
And the the 200m
It’s the 8 year anniversary of music artist Aaliyah’s tragic death
Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson gave birth to her son David Daniel Otunga Jr who weights 7 pounds 14 ounces.
Rihanna does Vogue Italita
Well the supplement anyway
Very Grace Jones!
Lisa loses her licence
So Solid Crew Lisa Maffia is on a 12 month driving ban after failing a breath test.
Roots and Business
Levi Roots who after appearing on Dragon Den received investment in his Reggae Reggae Sauce which is now worth £8 million performed at the annual Jerk Cookout which had a huge turnout.
The first lady of Dancehall Lady Saw performed at Stratford Rex in London.
Anna Wintour wears Prada
Trailer release for the Anna Wintour documentary ‘The September Issue’
Can not wait for this!
Bolanle Okhiria won Nigerian artist D’Banj’s reality TV show Koko Mansion
Here are some amazing designs from Designs from Mahagany Art
and heres a track to get you in the mood for carnival
Starts at (55)
Sade Says ‘Enjoy the Bank Holiday’