Congratulations to the 5 winners of a pair of Goji Tinchy Stryder: On Cloud 9 headphones Laura Parker (signed), Sophie, Sam, Lauren and Jodie. The rest of you, more competitions right here and every day as part of MP!’s Comp of the Day.
To celebrate the store launch of his new and exclusive range of travel speakers to accompany his headphone range, Goji Tinchy Stryder: On Cloud 9, Tinchy Stryder will be visiting Currys PC World stores on Tottenham Court Road, London (Tuesday 18 September, 4.30pm – 6.00pm), Birmingham Black (Saturday 29 September, 6.30pm – 8.00pm) and Westfield Stratford City (Tuesday 9 October, 4.30 – 6.00pm).
Tinchy will also be giving away five pairs of Goji Tinchy Stryder: On Cloud 9 headphones to Maximum Pop! readers, one of which will be signed by the man himself!
THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED.
In the midst of the very busy and loud Tinchy Stryder party, we spotted the very gorgeous Cover Drive, so grabbed Amanda and the boys for a gossip in the one quiet spot we could find, which happened to be blocking the entrance to the ladies’ loos… needs must.
Hello Cover Drive!
How have you enjoyed the Tinchy Stryder headphones launch this evening?
Amanda: Oh my gosh it was so much fun! We’re just glad to come out and support Tinchy and to see everybody, it was really good.
You’re big fans of Tinchy; would you like to collaborate with him?
Amanda: Oh yeah we were just talking about that in the hallway, there – we’ll see if something happens!
Is this a Maximum Pop exclusive?
Amanda: Um, well it’s nothing, er, it’s not FACT, so it’s just, you know, we’re just talking. Could be a rumour!
How was it performing at the Capital Summertime Ball?
Amanda: Oh my gosh, that was probably one of our most memorable moments… 80,000 people, that was crazy.
T-Ray: biggest crowd we’ve ever played!
Where are Cover Drive going to be by the end of the year?
Amanda: taking over the world! We have a single with Far East Movement called ‘Turn Up The Love’. We shot the video for that a couple of weeks back and it’s coming out soon so we’re really excited for that. It’s a dance track; we’ve never done dance before so it was good to do it with Far East Movement cos that’s their style and kinda bring our style with it!
Barry: we’ve got a lot of dates this summer, T4 On The Beach, T In The Park, V Festival and we’re going on tour with Kelly Clarkson, JLS and Olly Murs.
It’s been known to rain at T4 On The Beach.
All: Awww, no!!!
Are Cover Drive going to be bringing the Barbadian sunshine?
All: of course!
Amanda: We always bring it. Always. If the UK wants to receive it.
Yes, always! You’re familiar with the London weather. Amelle from the Sugababes is here this evening, have you had a chance to say hello?
Amanda: No, we were on our way to speak to her but then you grabbed us!
[MP! blushes] Whoops, we’re so rude.
Amanda: No, it’s fine!
Angel is here too; did you see him?
T-Ray: We didn’t arrive in time, but we’ve met him before on the Dappy tour!
And what do you think of N-Dubz?
Jamar: The first concert we went to in the UK was for N-Dubz. We love them!
Amanda: They’re really cool.
Do Cover Drive have a favourite member of Little Mix?
Amanda: To be honest, I don’t know the name of the members of Little Mix!
Jamar: I don’t either but I do have a favourite, she has green eyes, and wears… help me out, here, guys!
Is it the one with lion hair? That’s Jesy.
Barry: Lion hair, lion hair, lion hair…
T-Ray: Yeh, Jesy.
Jamar: Jesy! She’s sexy.
Amanda: if you haven’t noticed already we’re pretty bad with knowing British popstars!
Barry: Some of them are going out with One Direction so that puts me off…
We should just ask you about Bajan singers like Rihanna and Shontelle…
Amanda: Ah yeh then we know for sure! No, we’re getting a lot better with the British pop, obviously we’re making lots of friends here in the UK so that’s good!
Do you have a message for your fans reading Maximum Pop?
Amanda: Yes! Oh my gosh, just thanks for all the support, guys. You know, keep doing it Bajan style, buy the album and keep supporting and we love you guys!
Thanks so much, Cover Drive!
All: Thank you!!
How was it performing high above London with these amazing views?
Wicked, I feel like I was on cloud nine!
Can you see your ends from up here?
I’ve tried but I can’t. It’s hard, there are a lot of tall buildings and in Bow the buildings ain’t high enough to see from here but I can see where I am!
So you have your own headphones – amazing! How are you feeling?
I’m feeling good, music’s my first love so I had to make sure the sound quality was good enough and I got that so I’m lovin’ it.
Who is your favourite member of Little Mix?
[Pause] Would I be rude if I said I didn’t know their names?!
I like Little Mix and what they do.
Chester Rocks have announced their line-up for this year’s weekend festival at Chester Racecourse, and while the Saturday is headlined by The Courteeners, Sunday’s line-up is packed with pop. Pixie Lott has grabbed the headlining slot, and hitting the stage before her on Sunday 17th June will be Labrinth, Maverick Sabre, Katy B, new girlgroup Indigo City, and Tinchy Stryder. Saturday is only open to over-14s, but Sunday is open to all, provided you’re accompanied by someone over 18. Grab your tickets – £35 for each day – here. We’ve added the date to our Pop Diary so you can see how it lines up. Hit like below if you’ll be rocking out in Chester this summer.
There are three poptastic reasons to tune into this weekend’s Let’s Dance For Sport Relief. Hat-wearing popstar Olly Murs will be recreating a classic dance routine for the entertainment and judgment of the nation, while Tinchy Stryder and Pixie Lott will be in the studio to perform their new single, ‘Bright Lights’. Make sure you turn to BBC1 at 7pm on Saturday 3rd March. We’ve added the programme to our Pop Diary. Hit like below if you’ll be tapping your toes.
There’s no missing Blue Peter this week – not only will Cher Lloyd be performing her new single ‘Want U Back’; Tinchy Stryder will also be in the studio showing the team how to customise some trainers. You can catch the episode at 17:45, Thursday on the CBBC Channel, or 16:30, Friday on BBC1; we’ve added the dates to our Pop Diary. Hit like below if you’ll be tuning in.