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Sidique Kamara, 23, known as Incognito and part of the Moscow17 crew who posted rap videos on YouTube, was stabbed to death last week
In response, the publisher removed hundreds of drill music videos fall their platform including Moscow17’s videos.
Umezie was the boyfriend of a Nigerian woman, a London Underground worker Comfort Yinusa who was jailed for falsely accusing another Nigerian of rape in 2013.
The unnamed man had faced numerous police questioning and was on bail for 5 weeks before Yinusa recanted her statement and admitted her story was false.
Please keep close checks on your teenage and young kids and regularly enquire after their states of mind – especially those far away in college or Uni.
Depression & suicidal tendencies are quite rampant among our youth….and could be closer to home than you think.
A case that has just been brought to my attention has shaken me to my very core and is giving me great cause for concern.
May we not sorrow over our kids🙏🙏🙏🙏
Many UK citizens particularly diasporans residing in the UK need to be aware of this mostly unknown HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) tax on offshore income.
Under this, as stated on the HMRC website gov.uk, the focus is on taxpayers who own property abroad and the government is about to commence a crackdown on defaulters and offenders.
If you’re a UK resident, you’re breaking the law if you fail to tell HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) about your taxable offshore income. HMRC is getting tougher on those who try to evade tax by hiding their assets or income offshore. We are increasing the size and range of penalties charged, and increasing the number of prosecutions of serious evaders.
Income is considered ‘offshore income’ if it comes from a territory outside the United Kingdom. It includes:
Foreign income is anything from outside England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. The Channel Islands and the Isle of Man are classed as foreign.
This means that Africans with landed properties on which they charge and collect rent, bank accounts and businesses back home but are residents of the United Kingdom are liable to these taxes
Specifically, the HMRC statement, states: Wealthy tax cheats with overseas property are now being targeted by a new 200-strong team of investigators and specialists?.
Provided you have been correctly following the tax rules of both the UK and the country where the property is located you should not have any problems. However, there are people who do not declare their overseas property and income to HMRC, so it is understandable why the authorities have decided to start this investigation.
Whether you need to pay depends on if you’re classed as ‘resident’ in the UK for tax.
If you’re not UK resident, you won’t have to pay UK tax on your foreign income.
If you’re UK resident, you’ll normally pay tax on your foreign income. But you may not have to if your permanent home (‘domicile’) is abroad.
SADIQ Khan has admitted his response to the wave of stabbings in London was “not good enough” as he re-opened his war of words with Donald Trump.
The capital’s Mayor once again blamed budget cuts for the 23 per cent increase in knife crime this year – saying he was “not excusing criminality” but said the Government needs to “to step up and help us”.
Speaking to the BBC, he also attacked the US President after Mr Trump used a world-exclusive interview with The Sun to say he is responsible for the terror attacks in London.
Mr Khan defended allowing a blimp of the American leader as a baby to fly over the city during this week’s visit by him to the UK.
He told The Andrew Marr Show “it’s not my job as the mayor to censor the views of Londoners and others”.
The Labour politician also said he understands why critics call Mr Trump racist, and again hinted that the reason he is criticised by him is because he is a Muslim.
But he was also taken to task over the sharp rise in violence in the city he presides over, with host Mr Marr telling him: “When you were elected as Mayor you said you were going to bring down violent crime.
“Since then violent crime and stabbings have soared.”
After trying to dodge the question and claim things were not that bad, he finally admitted: “It is not good enough, we have got to make sure we take action.”
However he once again tried to deflect blame away from City Hall to Whitehall, saying: “But I will tell you this, what doesn’t help is over the last eight years we have lost over £700 million.
“Police officer numbers have gone down and we need the government to help us in this regard because I am doing my bit in London.
“We have invested from City Hall £140 million in police, in a new violent crime taskforce, which is getting knifes off our streets and making sure we arrest those carrying knifes.
“The context is though, £140 million versus £1 billion worth of cuts and police and crime commissioners, police constables, Home Office civil servants all accept there is a link between a cut in police forces and an increase in crime.
“I am not excusing criminality but we need the government to step up and help us.”
A man, believed to be aged in his late 40s, was found at a Peckham, South London bus stop at about 6.30 Saturday morning with multiple stab injuries and was rushed to a south London hospital.
He remains in critical condition, according to the Met.
A witness, a 37-year-old man from Peckham Rye, said: “I saw it on my way to work. I can’t believe this sort of thing is happening in broad daylight on a Saturday morning on a high street. It’s so shocking.
“It was at a bus stop and there were lots of people gathered around. It was quite early but there were still people going off to work. They looked really worried.
“The man was on the ground being treated, I think by police. There was already a police car there and another pulled up with its light on, parking on the pavement.
“He looked in a bad way. A few moments later I saw a ambulance car rushing up Peckham High Street.”
Cops confirmed the man was in a critical condition in hospital after suffering a number of stab wounds.
Another witness to the shocking morning attack said they say police and paramedics gathered around the person lying on the floor on their way to work.https://baronessj.com/vid-20180715-wa0019-1-mp4/
They told the Sun Online: “The scene was something out of the saw horror movie blood everywhere and loads of people trying CPR.
“They have placed blue and red tape and have blocked the road and surrounding areas
“It is touch and go at the moment.”
This morning in a separate case a 21-year-old man was charged with manslaughter after a girl, 17, was knifed to death in South London on Thursday.
At least 51 people have been fatally stabbed in London since the beginning of the year.
So far in 2018 there have been 1,296 stabbings in London up to the end of April, according to official statistics from the Met Police.
I was reading the credits of Anti Social, a movie I saw on Netflix which starred the artist Skepta and I saw to my shock and amazement that he had a Yoruba name Joseph Junior Adenuga.
How did I miss this?
Again, a fact that for some reason, I didn’t know or had somehow never come across.
And for someone who is always fishing out Brits of Nigerian descent actively involved in mainstream British activities, this came as a low blow to me. Nevertheless, I decided to google the artist to find out more about him – only to find out that he has a brother Jamie or JME,who is also a recording artist and not only that, the brothers have a sister Julie who is a top DJ and radio presenter!
This juicy information filled me with excitement as it is not often that you find multiple children of immigrants who are celebs in the entertainment industry. The only other set of Nigerian-Brit celebs are Burna Boy Damini Ogulu and his sister Nisi who is also a recording artist but the Adenuga siblings have 1 sibling over the Ogulus.
Skepta was born Joseph Junior Adenuga on September 19, 1982 in Tottenham, North London, United Kingdom to immigrant parents from Ijebu Ode, Nigeria. The eldest of four siblings, the family grew up on Meridian Walk Estate, a council estate in Tottenham, North London.
Skepta was originally a DJ from Tottenham-based grime crew Meridian Crew. Early in his career, Skepta released a number of instrumentals, the most notable being “DTI (Pirate Station Anthem)” and “Private Caller”, the latter of which was released as a single and vocaled by various other members of Meridian Crew.
Skepta began emceeing shortly before Meridian Crew disbanded in 2005, after which Skepta, alongside his brother Jme, joined Roll Deep for a short period of time before becoming founding members of Boy Better Know in 2006. Skepta publicly released his debut album Greatest Hits on 17 September 2007, on his label Boy Better Know.
His first single “Rolex Sweep” in September 2008 reached number 89 on the UK Singles Chart followed by the album Microphone Champion on 1 June 2009.
He has since released four albums and several singles that have kept him on top of the UK rap and Grime music scene.
In March 2014, Skepta provided a verse for the remix of “German Whip” by Meridian Dan, and in the same month, he released his new single, “That’s Not Me”, featuring his brother Jme, which peaked at number 21 on the UK charts. The single’s music video won the award for Best Video at the 2014 MOBO Awards. Upon receiving the award, Skepta stated that the video cost him £80. In late 2014, Skepta released another single titled “It Ain’t Safe” featuring A$AP Bari. This was followed in early 2015 with “Shutdown”, and the remix of “Ojuelegba” by Wizkid, featuring Drake. Skepta and others joined Kanye West at a surprise show in London, performing numerous songs together during a shared set.0 He was also named one of GQ‘s 50 best dressed British men in 2015.
Skepta’s made his acting debut in 2015 film Anti-Social.
On 6 May 2016. Konnichiwa was released to critical acclaim and became Grime’s highest charting album, peaking at number 2 in the UK music charts. The release of Konnichiwa was celebrated with a launch party on 5 May 2016 held in Tokyo and live streamed on Boiler Room, featuring a live performance of the entire album by Skepta.
Skepta began his “Banned From America” two-part, 14-show tour on April 16, 2017 at the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, which covered cities throughout the United States and Europe. The tour was named as such in reference to Skepta’s forced cancellation of his 2016 “No Fear” American tour in support of Konnichiwa, when his application for a visa to enter the United States was denied.
Skepta who is currently dating supermodel and fashion icon Naomi Campbell, was honoured with the chieftaincy title of Amuludun of Ojo Ade in April 2018.
Jamie, born 4 May 1985, better known by his stage name Jme, is also a grime MC. He co-founded the crew and label Boy Better Know. Jamie was previously part of the grime crew Meridian along with his older brother, Skepta.
He attended St. Paul’s School and then Winchmore School in Winchmore Hill, Enfield along with his elder brother Skepta. Adenuga subsequently graduated from the University of Greenwich receiving first class honours in 3D Digital Design.
He started out producing by making mobile phone ringtones. Jamie also co-owns his own T-shirt chain, bearing the labels of himself, his record label Boy Better Know, and his dormant nightclub Straight Outta Bethnal. He released his debut album Famous? and an album through a major label with the whole of Boy Better Know.
In October 2008, he became one of a small number of unsigned artists to headline at the London Astoria. As his fanbase has grown, Jme has travelled throughout Europe and North America with Tim Westwood to perform.
Julie is the younger sister of JME and Skepta.
She made her debut in the music industry in 2010, when she joined London community radio station Rinse FM and then went on to present the drive time show.
In 2014, she created and hosted a music television show on Channel AKA and Daily Motion called Play It, which serves as a platform for UK rap and grime artists as well as singers and poets. Adenuga recently started a YouTube interview series, featuring artists such UK grime and rap artist Stormzy. As well as this, she hosted Vice Magazine’s online offshoot, Noisey’s, Grime Karaoke.
As part of the 2015 Apple WWDC keynote, Adenuga was introduced as the London headline host of Beats 1 radio. Beats 1 is the global radio service from Apple Music.
To add to her presenting accolades, Adenuga wrote and presented Skepta’s ‘Greatness Only’ documentary for Noisey. Her talents have been noted and recognised with mentions in Forbes 30 under 30, NME’s 500 Most Influential People in Britain and in Debrett’s 500 List: Music, with a feature in Fader quoting Apple dubbing Adenuga as one of London’s most vital tastemakers