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Michelle Adabra

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Full name Michelle Adabra
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Michelle Adabra is a freelance entertainment journalist and urban music enthusiast. A former news and entertainment reporter at the Afro-Caribbean newspaper New Nation, she has also contributed to BET Online, Myspace: The Hook Up, US website Allhiphop.com, Blues and Soul Magazine and Britishhiphop.co.uk. She has sat on the BET Best UK Hip Hop Act Award panel twice (2007, 2008), as well as being a pundit on BBC Radio London, Choice FM and Colourful Radio. Branching into PR and online marketing in 2008, she has written biographies for several prominent UK music acts. In summer 2009 she spearheaded the online marketing campaign for Penguin author Patrick Neate’s latest novel Jerusalem, from which the accompanying Jerusalem track and music video – performed by UK rapper Sway – became a viral smash. In summer 2009 she joined forces with former New Nation employees to launch Lime magazine: a free, multi-cultural entertainment listings guide. Michelle is the Features Editor and the PR contact for this exciting, new publication. Michelle Adabra graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Journalism and Media Studies.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Radio
Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09

Biography

Michelle Adabra is a freelance entertainment journalist and urban music enthusiast. A former news and entertainment reporter at the Afro-Caribbean newspaper New Nation, she has also contributed to BET Online, Myspace: The Hook Up, US website Allhiphop.com, Blues and Soul Magazine and Britishhiphop.co.uk.

She has sat on the BET Best UK Hip Hop Act Award panel twice (2007, 2008), as well as being a pundit on BBC Radio London, Choice FM and Colourful Radio. Branching into PR and online marketing in 2008, she has written biographies for several prominent UK music acts.

In summer 2009 she spearheaded the online marketing campaign for Penguin author Patrick Neate’s latest novel Jerusalem, from which the accompanying Jerusalem track and music video – performed by UK rapper Sway – became a viral smash.

In summer 2009 she joined forces with former New Nation employees to launch Lime magazine: a free, multi-cultural entertainment listings guide. Michelle is the Features Editor and the PR contact for this exciting, new publication.

Michelle Adabra graduated from the University of Westminster with a BA in Journalism and Media Studies.