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Mariah Carey sued by former assistant

It has not been a good year for Mariah Carey. There was the long-awaited album which became the lowest selling release of her career. Then there was the separation. And the much publicized on-stage snafus. And now, another lawsuit. This time, it’s Carey’s former assistant claiming she is owed seven years’ worth of back wages. In a suit filed in Manhattan federal court, Carey’s former assistant, Ylser Oliver, claims she was forced to work 16-hour days for six or seven days a week and never received any overtime pay. According…

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Urban Echo – Monthly photo competition.

Each month, we want you to submit your best photographs to us based on a particular theme. We will print the winning photographs in The Urban Echo the following month and, then we will, set a new theme for the next month. Terms and conditions Here: Send your picture (please read Terms and Conditions carefully) along with a brief description, of your photo, including the camera type and lens that you used, your name, address, telephone number, the date and location of the photograph via our contact page or the…

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Arts & Entertainment 

From Austria with Love: Daniel Craig and 500 cast and crew to stay in Tirolean alps during filming for new Bond movie Spectre.

From Austria with Love: Daniel Craig and 500 cast and crew to stay in Tirolean alps during filming for new Bond movie Spectre. Huge cast and crew due to arrive in the ski resort of Sölden, in the Ӧtztal and Obertilliach, in the next few weeks Locations beat off competition from Norway and Italy to convince film director Sam Mendesto shoot there 22 filming days planned in Tirol and the film crew will consist of 500 people, including 150 local filmmakers Local authorities estimate £5 million will be spent during filming and future…

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BRADFORD LIVE GET THE THUMBS UP

Bradford Live have been given the all-clear by Bradford Council to restore the old Odeon building into a state-of-the-art live entertainment venue. Bradford Live, led by local businessman Lee Craven, have been in regular talks with Bradford Council for many months with regular updates regarding the plans. Estimated to cost £18 million, the new venue is scheduled to open early 2018 and hopes to attract the elite of world music performers. With the Westfield project on course to open in December 2015, these are very interesting times for Bradford.

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Music 

Chris Brown Gets Tupac Lyrics Painted on his Lamborghini

Chris Brown is driving a really different Lamborghini Gallardo these days. There’s something particularly special about it though, and no it isn’t a sick paint job, iced out rims or a crazy license plate. Its’s actually Tupac lyrics. Chris partnered with tattoo artist, Huero to get the lyrics of Pac’s “Lord Knows” painted on the hood and top of his car. Chris took to Twitter of course to show his gratitude captioning the photo: Take a look at the finished car below. Although the lyrics seems to be illegible, they’re…

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Jay Sean Leaves Cash Money Records

Pop singer Jay Sean is no longer a member of Cash Money Records. Jay Sean is no longer apart of the Cash Money roster. The British pop singer announced today that he has officially left the label. The split comes six years after Sean signed to the label, where he released two albums, 2009′s All or Nothing which featured the #1 hit “Down”, and 2013′s Neon. The relationship did however end on good terms Sean told Billboard. “I had and still maintain a great relationship with [Cash Money CEOs] Slim…

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Iggy Azalea Hits Back At Eminem Over Rape Lyric

Booty rapper says she’s “bored of the old men threatening young women” in the world of entertainment. Read her tweets here… Iggy Azalea has hit back at Eminem after he mentioned the Aussie babe in a shocking rap about rape. Ahead of the release of Em’s SHADYXV compilation album, track Vegas leaked online – and sees the rapper namecheck both Iggy and Nicki Minaj on a verse. Taking a swipe at the Fancy hit-maker, Slim Shady spits: “Put that s**t away, Iggy/ You gon’ blow that rape whistle on me….

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Arts & Entertainment Hollywood 

Classic Cinema: ROCKY

NOVEMBER 1976 ROCKY On 21 November 1976, little known actor Sylvester Stallone became an overnight sensation when he released the film Rocky. The film went on to become a cult classic and the start of a franchise resulting in a further five Rocky movies spanning over four decades. Born Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone on 6 July, 1946, Stallone was raised in New York by his parents Frank Stallone Sr. and Jacqueline Stallone, a former dancer and promoter of women’s wrestling. Along with his brother Frank Stallone Jnr, the aspiring actor started…

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Star of the month: JENNIFER LAWRENCE

JENNIFER LAWRENCE Born August 15, 1990, Jennifer Shrader Lawrence is an American actress. Her first major role was as a lead cast member on the sitcom The Bill Engvall Show (2007–09). She subsequently appeared in the independent films The Burning Plain (2008) and Winter’s Bone (2010), for which she received her first Academy Award for Best Actress nomination; at the time, she was the second youngest person to receive a nomination in the category. At age 22, Lawrence’s performance as Tiffany Maxwell in the David O. Russell-directed romantic comedy Silver…

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November Hollywood Previews

INTERSTELLAR Dir. Christopher Nolan USA 2014 Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain When a wormhole is discovered, explorers and scientists unite to embark on a voyage through it, transcending the limits of human space travel. Among the travellers is a widowed engineer (McConaughey) who has to decide to leave behind his two children to join the voyage with the goal of saving humanity. Interstellar is written by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, who combined his idea with an existing script by his brother that was developed in 2007. Genre: Mystery...
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