Urban Music Awards 2009

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!

Frank Bruno

Guest included Frank Bruno who presented an award

Sarina Mantle

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

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

Kele Le Roc rocked a body hugging purple number


Egypt sparkled in her outfit and hyped up the crowd when she performed – She rocks!

Sway, Egypt and Levi Roots

Oh yes and she won an award as well  (Best Newcomer) as did Sway (Best Hip Hop)  and Levi Roots ( Best Entrepreneur) 

Brick and Lace 

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


Yay Carnival!

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

Levi Roots

Mr Reggae Reggae sauce himself Levi Roots

Billy Ocean

and The legend which is Billy Ocean


Images courtesy of Flyer Newspaper

Mish Mash End of the August Round up

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

RIP Aaliyah

It’s the 8 year anniversary of music artist Aaliyah’s tragic death

 Baby Joy 

Grammy Award winner Jennifer Hudson gave birth to her son David Daniel Otunga Jr who weights 7 pounds 14 ounces.

Jennifer Hudson

Rihanna does Vogue Italita

Well the supplement anyway

Rihanna Vogue Italia September 09 Supplement Cover


Very Grace Jones!

Lisa loses her licence

So Solid Crew Lisa Maffia is on a 12 month driving ban after failing a breath test.

Lisa Maffia

 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.

Levi Roots

 Lady Saw

The first lady of Dancehall Lady Saw performed at Stratford Rex in London.

Lady Saw

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

Bolanle Okhiria

Carnival Time

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’