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Matt Cardle Unveils Video For ‘Loving You’ featuring Melanie C

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The visuals for ‘Loving You’ is a plaintive and pretty piano ballad, which takes a likewise standard approach. Playing the role of lonely balladeer, Cardle squats down on the floor as the camera does that thing where more translucent shots are coated from scene to scene, before slowly cutting over to a sombre Melanie C. The two pour their...

The Book of Eli review

When one hears the name Denzel Washinington top the bill on a project, the level of expectation suddenly raises a couple notches. The film that you were going to see with your companion on that good old Orange Wednesday suddenly becomes a priority on a Thursday.Fact is, you feel compelled to watch it, even if you don’t get...

The Frixion, single – Under The Influence is out on Itunes

Under The Influence is the 1st single from the pop/urban trio’s debut album. The catchy track has provedto be a perfect summer anthem, with infectious hook-lines and a chorus that is left stuck in your head for months. FRIXION are a Pop/RnB vocal group that formed four years ago when Neil Painter and David Stanton met at college. They decided...

Win tickets to Roundhouse Rising

Roundhouse Rising is a new week-long festival from The Roundhouse presenting the best in new music across a variety of genres. Programmed in partnership with some of the UK’s hottest promoters (including Eat Your Own Ears) as well as Featured Artist Coalition, Rising is a place for cutting edge music, unique performances, international artist collaborations, music industry seminars alongside...

Bashy get’s bashed for a Ransom

Recently, a rumour circulated that Bashy one of the UK's finest and most loved rapper/mc's was jumped. However, we have since discovered that this was not the case and the cuts and bruises featured in the photograph was actually make-up used for his short film/viral Ransom.The video stars Bashy, two other popular rappers Scorcher (Kidnapper) and Wretch 32 (Bashy's...

Pixie Lott: New single “Nasty” set to be released in Jan

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Pixie Lott, this week, announces some eagerly awaited details for her highly anticipated third album, to be released in Spring 2014. The album, self titled Pixie Lott, was recorded in New York and London and is her most personal yet. Inspired by her love of 1960’s fashion and soul music, the young British songstress has stamped her personality all...

Sway – Q&A

Rapper Sway isn’t just an artist, he’s also an entrepreneur. At 25 he’s achieved more than people twice his age but he’s not satisfied yet. He tells Flavour that the hard work is far from over and he’s worked with the Kaiser ChiefsWhat wound you stay makes you young and ambitious? I have achieved so much at the age...

Fashionable reads

Do you have a passion for fashion? Then these books are definitely worth adding to your collection.The Lazy Princess, Metro, £7.99 Style tips, customising clothes, make up hints and that's only touching the surface when it comes to this book. Unlike other style books you're hearing the secrets from a self-confessed work alcoholic who previous clients include such publications...

Ben Westwood: ‘Peaches made me do it’

Ben Westwood blames his latest celebrity spawn exhibition on Peaches Geldof.The eldest son of Dame Vivienne Westwood portrays the relationship between the ‘famous children of the famous' in the exhibition set to be held at the Bodhi Gallery, May 18th.‘Peaches Geldof put the seed of destruction inside my head for this latest work, ‘says Westwood.‘I was sitting on...

BBC Sound of 2010

Fifteen of the best rising music stars have been named on the longlist for the BBC's Sound of 2010.The list is designed to highlight the most exciting musical talent for the coming year and the artists have been picked by 165 UK-based tastemakers.They each named their favourite three new acts and those with the most votes were put on...

Justin Bieber Attacks ‘Otis’

This whole thing really has made lost for words. When I heard that Justin Bieber did a lil rap over Jay Z and Kanye's 'Otis' I never took it seriously. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XBVXPYTzczU]I think the lil dude should stick to singing, however you can't fault his flow and his rhymes. I imagine this took him AGES to perfect before he actually...

Wretch 32: The anomaly realises his potential

As I was sitting writing the interview out, Matrix Revolutions was on the tv in the background and I suddenly realised what the deal is with Wretch: he is an anomaly.I remember Wretch's first album Wretch-trospective (2008) which seamlessly mixed a grimy edge without being grimy and mixed rap without being fully hip-hop or as Wretch puts it: ‘When...

Jay-Z confirms tracklisting

As we anticipate the release of Jay-Z's next offering The Blueprint in September and with the new single - Run This Town out Aug 31st, Flavour were excited to receive the tracklisting for the album. Check it out:1. What We Talkin’ About2. Thank You3. D.O.A. (Death Of Auto-Tune)4. Run This Town5. Empire State Of Mind6. Real...

Mr Midas feat David B

Best known for his appearance on T4’s popular TV Show ‘MUSICOOL’ UMA award winning artist Mr Midas is currently gearing up for his UK wide school tour and will be presenting behind the scenes at Miss Flavour 2009. The London based artist recently released his self-titled video and song Midas which features David B. Check out the video and...

Taio Cruz on topping the charts

Taio Cruz; international man of music, highly requested songwriter and proud label owner of Rokstarr has proven once again that the UK has more than enough talent to match the US. With his new single Break Your Heart aimed for the top of the charts, MrCruz is ready to release his second studio album and solidify his position as a...

Khalia’s new single Climb

At only 16 and with an amazing voice Khalia is at the beginning of her musical journey but she is already working musical big wigs such as Curtis Richardson (Rihanna/J-Lo), Pilfinga and Cutfather (Jordin Sparks/Pussycat Dolls), Karl Gordon (Sugababes/All Saints), and Darren Martyn (Sadie Ama/Fugative). The tail end of last year saw her promo record 'Candy Rain'; on heavy...

Cover Up and Look Fabulous with…

The new e.l.f. Studio Corrective Concealer palette contains four cover-up colours in one dinky compact for the wallet friendly price of just £3.50!Each shade in the compact tackles a different problem, so whether you suffer from under eye dark circles, a sallow complexion, extreme redness or have blemish prone skin there is a colour in this effective quad for...

King Kash gives us the lowdown on his EP and plans for his 2012 album…

Meeting Kash in the flesh he is remarkably quite softly spoken, a direct contrast to the lyrical flows that he possesses that delve into subjects from the social situation in London, to more benign subjects that just allow him to spit.Ukrainian by birth (yes you read right) Kash has been spitting intently, now dropping his eagerly awaited EP Worth...

Natty releases Afrika offical video on youtube @nattymusic

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Taken from the Out Of Fire EP, Natty's new video Afrika is a mixture of UK scenes as well as African scenes, finely shot and colorful this video is a very different from the Natty videos you may have seen in the past. The song features a deep reggae/dub beat and is reminicent of real dub music. Check out...

Donell Jones: is right where he wants to be…

When it comes to RnB, Donell Jones has impeccable taste. Born in Chicago Illinois in 1973, his musical inspirations are unquestionably some of the best. His hometown alone boasts an array of extremely talented and gifted artists, such as R Kelly, Lupe Fiasco, Common, female rapper Da Brat and rising artist Jeremih. Donell uniquely sets himself apart with his...

ACS Kings & Queens: Jacqstar

Jacqui James, 20, maybe studying sociology but she’s revealing her creative sidethrough fashion with her emerging label Jacqstar. Here we talk to the south Londoner about her entry as a designer in ACS Kings and Queens – an inter-university beauty pageant.Why did you enter ACS Kings and Queens?: I entered ACS Kings and Queens initially because a friend recommended...

Knocking At Your Door – Brownhouse vs Jamm Tyme

UK new talent is here knocking at our doors, with producer Jay Brownhouse, the dynamic duo Jamm Tyme and creative director Alan James. These guys are set for big things in the new year with already JME and Wiley re-tweeting and commenting on this hot vid. http://youtu.be/H1QSJJvRSQwwww.facebook.com/Jamm-Tymewww.twitter.com/JammTyme   

Fashion Interview – Andrew Davis

From Paris to Milan, Arena Magazine’s Fashion Director Andrew Davis has a front row seat to fashion! Casting models, sourcing the latest designs and styling shoots is all in day’s work at Britain’s monthly men’s style magazine. Here’s what he had to say…How did you first get started working in the fashion industry? I was working as a...

Transformers 3 Sneak Peak

Check out these exclusive videos of the third and final installment of the Transformers movie. We also have behind-the-scenes footage with director Michael Bay at the set in Chicago.Shia LaBeouf will continue the action-packed journey sequel to Transformers and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. Transformers 3 is scheduled for release on July 1, 2011 in 3D.With Megan Fox's character...

Context Unveils ‘EAN Remix’ Of ‘1.4 at 12’

Context continues to show what he has to offer with the release of his much hyped '1.4 at 12.' remixed track. The MC, whose style of music has been compared to The Streets, has assisted the help of Rival and Genesis Elijah for the altered version. The rising rhymester cites his influences as Drake, Giggs and Mike Skinner, alongside the legendary...

Janet Jackson on ‘For Coloured Girls’

Released on 10th December and with a positive reception from Flavour readers about the film, we caught Janet Jackson (character Jo) talking about 'For Coloured Girls' in this interview.Produced and directed by Tyler Perry, Liongate's ‘For Coloured Girls’ explores themes of love, abandonment, rape and abortion. The film's outstanding ensemble cast deliver visceral and intense ...

GTA IV – The latest Grand Theft Auto game will blow your mind…

When it comes to car-stealing, granny-punching urban games, there can be no imitations. Grand Theft Auto has always been the gangster game everyone talks about, and the series is about to come into its prime. After way too much waiting and plenty of hype, Grand Theft Auto IV is almost here. So, what’s new? If you’re a fan of...

Ms Dynamite brings energy with each performance

The music starlet has been drafted alongside Doctor P and Bar9 to perform at Eat My Beat a night held at the oldest dance club in The UK.What’s your favourite drum n bass memory? There are way too many to have one favourite memory. I remember loosing my mind the first time I heard tracks like 'Helicopter' 'Wolf' and so...

Be Inspired: Training Opportunity for Unemployed Youth

Ever dreamt of getting into the creative industries but unsure how to get a foot in the door? Well Aspire4U, a Birmingham community organisation, has launched the Inspire Project. The initiative will provide 20 unemployed young people with training sessions in fashion, photography or graphic design. Those who partake in the training will produce culturally inspired photographs, booklets and...

Long talking with DJ Longers

DJ Longers has the latest movie, music news and some rumours for you.Most if not all have seen Sacha Baron Cohen's ass in Eminem's face at the MTV Awards by now, so I decided not to post it.What's the point in putting up regular news that you've already seen or that you won't read or watch?Holla if you aint...