REGGAE MUSICIAN-SMILEY CULTURE
Reggae musician Smiley Culture, who scored two chart hits in the eighties, died on Tuesday following an incident with police in England.
The 'Police Officer' singer, real name David Emmanuel, is believed to have stabbed himself after officers raided his home in Warlingham, Surrey, earlier Tuesday.
He was due to face trial after being charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine in september last year alongside four others,A spokesman for the independent Police Complaints
Commission confirmed they were now investigating a "death following police contact".
The 47-year-old, born and raised in south London, rose to fame as a DJ with the Saxon Studio sound system.
SNOOP DOGG LIVE IN CONCERT Friday, March 11, 2011 Club Cinema, Pompano Beach, Florida
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(NEW YORK, NY) - Rap superstar Snoop Dogg is bringing his special dose of "izzle" to South Florida fans as he appears live in concert on Friday, March 11 at Club Cinema in Pompano Beach, Florida. Known for his laid-back flow and lyrics that are anything but, Snoop Dogg has pioneered the rap movement for decades, transforming from a mere performer to now a multifaceted entrepreneur, in and out of music.
Born Calvin Broadus in Long Beach, California, his thumbprint on the West Coast G-funk (gangsta funk) movement shot him to stardom since the early '90s, and he has remained at the top of the game up to now, a rare feat for any entertainer. One of the handful of artists responsible for spinning rap into pop, his early hits "Gin & Juice" and feature on Dr. Dre's "Nuthin' But a 'G' Thang" have turned rap songs into international anthems that remain at the top of play lists even today.
Snoop will be performing his classics as well as new tunes from his upcoming album, Doggumentary, scheduled for release just weeks after the show on March 29, and always looks forward to bringing his sounds up close and personal to his fans. "They know me in every hood in the world and they love me because I always show love to them," he has said. "They're the reason why I still get behind the mic and do these tours. I want to see their faces and let them know that Snoop is still ... with them."
Snoop Dogg appears live in concert on Friday, March 11 at Club Cinema, located at 3251 North Federal Highway in Pompano Beach, FL 33064-6739. Tickets are $35 for general admission and $59.50 for VIP and can be purchased at www.ticketmaster.com or www.ticketweb.com. Doors open at 9pm. For more concert information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 954-651-9655. Please direct all media inquiries to FOX FUSE at email@example.com or 212-300-3813.
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"Out the Gate" Busts Out the Gate at Hollywood Premiere LA PREMIERE Part 1
Hollywood Calif., Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood is still buzzing about the premiere of the gritty urban-action film "Out The Gate." The star-studded event was held Thursday the 13th at Laemmle's Royal Theatre and the scene was electric. Camera flashes pulsed like a strobe light as the film's stars Paul Campbell, Shelli Boone, and Everton Dennis hit the red carpet. Numerous celebrities came out to support the event including Leon (Five Heartbeats, Temptations), Harold Perrineau (Lost, Oz) as well as Jamaican favorites Jeffrey Gunter (Naked Gun, Marked for Death), Stacyann Chin, and many more.
The near capacity crowd of 600 was on the edge of their seats laughing, clapping and interacting with the movie throughout the screening as Los Angeles witnessed the historical opening of the Jamaican feature. The response to the picture was tremendous. Immediately following the screening a question and answer session was held, moderated by reggae historian Roger Steffens, who offered the following quote about the movie - "'Out The Gate' is a vivid and moving reflection of the immigrant experience and the flagrant joy of musical creativity of our Jamaican cousins." - Roger Steffens. During the panel discussion "funny", "sincere" and "inspirational" were some of the adjectives used to describe the film.
he limited engagement continued over the weekend with showings to packed crowds at the Laemmle's Sunset 5 Theatre in West Hollywood. "The caribbean community in Los Angeles is small but strong and they came out in full force to support," stated Keith Lewis, one of the films producers. "There is a void of entertainment that is culturally relevant to the caribbean and african community, so it was a joy to hear such rave reviews," he continued.
Plans are underway for the Village Brothers directed film to premiere in New York and Jamaica, and continue on to Miami, Toronto, London. The film was produced by Far I Films, Inc a Jamaican/American owned and operated production company under the SAG indie agreement and shot on location in Clarendon Jamaica and Los Angeles. The producers have announced there will be a sequel to the film
The trailer for the movie and photos of the red carpet event are available at www.outthegate.com
Images from 'Out the Gate' Hollywood Premiere 1/13/11
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NEW JAMAICA MOVIE-OUT THE GATE .STARING,PAUL CAMPELL AND OLIVER SAMUELS,AS HIT'S HOLLYWOOD JAN 31.2011
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HOLLYWOOD, California (Dec 14, 2010) - The Hollywood premiere for the feature film ³Out The Gate² is officially announced for January 13th, 2011 at the Royal Theatre in Los Angeles. The stars of the film are scheduled to attend the red carpet event. Limited seats will be available to the public. Special
Q & A session with cast and directors will follow the screening.
The urban action/drama stars Paul Campbell (Shottas, First Sunday, Dancehall Queen), Oliver Samuels (Oliver at Large, The Mighty Quinn), Shelli Boone (Holla), and reggae dancehall artist Everton E-Dee Dennis. Directed by The Village Brothers, a directing duo that consists of R. Steven Johnson and
Qmillion in their first joint effort.
The motion picture tells the story of Everton, (Everton Dennis) who after a turn of unfortunate events, leaves his home of Jamaica to try and make it in the music business in America. Struggles and perseverance lead to love and success, but it is all threatened when the Don of LA (Paul Campbell) wants
his dues. The urban action/drama is also booked for showings at Laemmle¹s Sunset 5 in West Hollywood on January Friday 14th, and Saturday 15th.
The independently financed film was produced by Far I Films under a SAG Indie agreement, and was shot on location in Clarendon, Jamaica and Los Angeles. Exclusive engagements are currently being planned for Jamaica, New York, Toronto, Miami and London.
The energetic reggae and hip-hop soundtrack to the musically driven picture features new and previously recorded music from artists the likes of Beenie Man, Jadakiss, Turbulence, Styles P, Mr Lexx, and more. Qmillion, who has contributed music to many studio pictures including Center Stage 2, The
Sweetest Thing, White Men Cant Jump, and The Five Heartbeats, composed the film¹s score.
The films trailer, show times, and more info are available at