Jasmine Jobson is an English actress best known for starring as Jaq in the 2020 Netflix British television crime drama series Top Boy, for which she was nominated for a BAFTA, and for playing Lily in feature film Surge, which premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival.
Jasmine Jobson was born in Hayes,West London, England. Her mum is of Irish and Greek-Cypriot heritage, her dad is Jamaican. From a very young age (around 6), Jobson showed talent singing by mimicking television stars, so her mother enrolled her to ‘Paddington Arts’, a Youth Arts organisation dedicated to developing talent and creativity in London’s young people, where Jobson honed her talents.
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As a child Jobson had asked to be separated from her mother by social services and placed into foster care, living in West Drayton for five years. The results prevailed In adulthood though, Jobson taught herself how to channel that aggression and emotions into her acting. When asked by the casting director for Top Boy to show some anger in her audition, Jobson threw a chair across the room, nearly hitting a window, securing her the role in the production.
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Jobson joined the Big House Theatre which provides drama-based workshops and training on team building, challenges management and confidence development and focuses on helping young people who have been through the UK’s care system.
Jobson began her acting career in theatre, performing in plays such as Phoenix: A Girl on Fire and Wild Diamonds at the Hackney Down Studios in 2013. From 2014, Jobson performed in several short films Flea, A Generation of Vipers, and The King, before debuting on television in 2016 as Kia Hopkins in a single episode of Suspects (TV series).
Since then she has made minor appearances in The Break (TV series) , Five by Five and Dark Heart (TV series) as Sally Watkins, before landing a main character role in the 2020 Netflix British television crime drama series Top Boy. In 2020, Jobson was nominated for and won the Best emerging talent at the Movie and Video Awards (MVISA).
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Kim Fields Is The Stunning Star Of Netflix Series The Upshaws
Kim Victoria Fields is an American actress and director. Fields is best known for her roles as Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life, and as Regine Hunter on the Fox sitcom Living Single . She currently stars in the Netflix original series The Upshaws.
Fields is the daughter of actress/director Chip Fields-Hurd, and the older sister of actress Alexis Fields, best known for her roles on Kenan & Kel, Moesha and Sister, Sister as well as Roc. Her mother Chip has been married to technical director Ervin Hurd since August 20, 1994. She is 1/8 Jamaican.
Before appearing on The Facts of Life, Fields co-starred in a short-lived sitcom called Baby, I’m Back with Demond Wilson and Denise Nicholas, and she appeared in a television commercial for Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup. She later appeared on two episodes of Good Times as a friend of Penny Gordon Woods, played by Janet Jackson. Kim’s episodes on Good Times were “The Snow Storm” and “The Physical”.
Fields played the role of Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey on the NBC sitcom The Facts of Life from 1979 to 1988. Even years later, many still recognize her catchphrase, “We’re in troouu-ble!”. When the show began production, Fields was so short that the producers put her on roller skates during the first season so that they could avoid difficult camera angles.
However, she later lost a role as Arnold Jackson’s girlfriend on The Facts of Life’s parent show Diff’rent Strokes because she was taller than Gary Coleman, who played Arnold. In 1984, during the run of The Facts of Life, Fields released two singles on the Critique Records label: the disco/Hi-NRG “He Loves Me He Loves Me Not” (which became a minor club hit), and “Dear Michael” (which became a minor R&B hit, reaching No. 50).
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Get My Name Out Of Your Mouth – Skales Warns Samklef
Nigerian singer, Skales has warned controversial music producer and blogger, Samklef to get his name out of his mouth.
The singer recently stated this in a ‘ionwannatalk’ podcast as he fumed over the music producer’s behaviour.
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Skales stated that Samklef is being disrespectful to him as he warned him not to talk about him the way he does.
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He added that he doesn’t like Samklef energy and that Samklef still has a lot of growing up to do as well as healing to be done.
He believes that when Samklef watches the podcast he’d probably want to get back at him, but he’s not bothered because he’s a boss of himself and wouldn’t want to be disrespected.
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Burna Boy Meets Rap Mogul, Diddy, At The Billboard Music Award Night
Nigerian Singer, Burna Boy and top American rapper, Diddy, got to spend time together on the stage of Sunday’s Billboard Music Awards.
Burna Boy performed at the show, singing Last Last and Kilometre and he has definitely raised the bar for African musicians. Seeing the way he is rising and the boundaries that he is breaking, he deserves his flowers in ace.
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In a video that surfaced on social media, Burna Boy was seen standing beside Diddy as they both danced and smiled to the camera.
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Just recently, the African giant shut down the Madison Square Garden in London and he has become the first African artist to sell out the Madison Square Garden. Watch the video below;
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