Scotland By Robbie Boyle BBC Scotland news 15 June 2019 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-48299467 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel "I get the feeling I'm being judged. Men are always seen as tough, but I don't know how long I can … [Read more...] about The rap twins doing hip-hop differently
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Auckland, NEW ZEALAND — When students of Manurewa High School in South Auckland were told earlier this year the school would participate in this week's international hip hop dance championships, more than 100 children signed up for the auditions. Only 40 made the final cut and they agreed their theme would be "Breaking News". They would tell their stories of life in one of New Zealand's roughest and toughest places - through the art of music and dance. Then Christchurch happened. Christine Rovoi reports. When Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told the nation about the terrorist attacks in Christchurch she said that those shot on that fateful Friday - "They are us". For 13-year-old Manurewa High student, Kirisome Muaau, those three words are now etched in his heart. The year 9 student, from Samoa, says he is still trying to make sense of what happened on March 15. Last night, he and his Rewa All Stars crew took to the stage with a special message. "We're doing this for … [Read more...] about Pacific students take political message to hip hop stage
Lifestyle / Entertainment / Music by Press Association 21/02/2019, 1:30 pm Send us a story Sign up to our Daily newsletter Grandmaster Flash has offered to help 21 Savage “in any way possible” after the embattled rapper was detained by US Immigration And Customs Enforcement (ICE). The hip hop pioneer asked the British-born star to “call me” following news Savage had been released from detention. Savage – real name She’yaa Bin Abraham-Joseph – was freed on a 100,000 US dollar (£78,086) bail in the lead-up to his deportation hearing. Producer and disc jockey Flash told the Press Association he was a fan of Savage’s music and that he wanted to help him. He said: “Man, he needs to fix that. So what’s going to happen? I haven’t heard the latest.” Flash then directly addressed Savage, saying: “Yo 21, you need to come call me, man. Let me help you out. “I like his style, I like … [Read more...] about Hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash offers to help 21 Savage ‘in any way possible’
Ashley Shaffer USA TODAY Published 6:45 PM EST Jan 29, 2019 We’re sending warm thoughts: It’s Ashley Shaffer, your Short List guide, here to bring you the news and tips to survive this brutal cold patch. But first, a shoutout to your ex: A zoo in England will name a cockroach after your ex for just $2. A small price for sweet revenge. Worse than Antartica Hide your kids. Hide your wives. The polar vortex is swooping from the North Pole this week, and we’re not stoked about it. Temps began falling fast Tuesday. New York braced for four feet of snow, and Atlanta awaited a blast that could upend travelers bound for the Super Bowl. How bad is it out there? (Read: Don't go out there) With wind chill, Chicago will be colder than Antarctica. Iowa, too. 90 million in the U.S. will see below-zero temperatures. Wednesday could be the coldest day ever recorded in Chicago – a high of 14 below … [Read more...] about FaceTime bug, weather, Ted Bundy and Roger Stone: Tuesday’s top news
EMPIRE star Jussie Smollett has been injured in what has been described as a hate crime. The actor was taken to hospital in Chicago at 2am on Tuesday, January 29. Who is Jussie Smollett? The 35-year-old African American is best known for his portrayal of musician Jamal Lyon in the Fox hip-hop musical drama series Empire, for which he received great acclaim. Smollett has also appeared in Ridley Scott's science fiction film Alien: Covenant as Ricks and in Marshall as Langston Hughes. He began his career as a child actor in 1987 starring in commercials and films. This included The Mighty Ducks in 1992 and Rob Reiner's North in 1994. Why was the 'Empire' star attacked in hate crime in Chicago? Jussie Smollett, 35, was taken to hospital in Chicago at 2am on Tuesday after two men allegedly put a noose around his neck on him in a racially motivated attack. The two unknown assailants, police said, began a "possible racially motivated" attack, yelling racial and gay slurs. The attacker then … [Read more...] about Who is Jussie Smollett and why was the ‘Empire’ star attacked in hate crime in Chicago?