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Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

Vybz Kartel Congratulates 16-Year-Old Son Likkle Addi Who Has A Baby On The Way (Pictures)

Vybz Kartel is about to be a grandfather as his 16-year-old son is expecting a baby boy soon. One of life’s greatest quests is to be able to leave a legacy that the upcoming generation can benefit from. Vybz Katel’s son Akheel Raheim Palmer, better known to the world as Little Addii, is already planting his roots and leaving his mark on the world, however, like many things that are associate... »

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

St. Lucia Carnival Postponed Until July 2021

As the coronavirus spreads across the Caribbean, the government of St. Lucia has decided to postpone this year’s carnival until 2021. This year’s event was to be held from July 15 to July 22, this summer. St. Lucia’s carnival will now be held in July 2021. In a press release, the government detailed its decision. St. Lucia has three (3) confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of March 27. Read the governme... »

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

Vybz Kartel’s Baby Mama Sherika Todd Looks Just Like Rihanna, Gaza Fans Are Shook

Vybz Kartel’s baby mama Sherika Todd could be Rihanna’s twin sister and Gaza fans are shook. The recently concluded Mother’s Day saw many of dancehall’s biggest talents wishing both their moms and the mother of their kids on social media. One of the most talked-about shares for the day went to one of the most controversial deejays in the game, Vybz Kartel. The Worlboss drew the attenti... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Cuts His Signature Locks, Fans Can’t Handle It (Video and Pictures)

Dancehall Star Popcaan Cuts His Signature Locks, Fans Can’t Handle It (Video and Pictures)

Popcaan chops off his signature locks and now beating a low fade, but fans can’t handle it. A few new images which emerged on Popcaan’s Instagram account earlier today, are leaving many of his 2 million subscribers dumbfounded. At first glance, it seems like any regular image of Popcaan, but a closer inspection shows that Popcaan is missing his lovely head of hair. The ladies have revealed o... »

Dancehall Artistes Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Aidonia, Koffee Honored Their Mothers On Mother’s Day

Dancehall Artistes Vybz Kartel, Mavado, Aidonia, Koffee Honored Their Mothers On Mother’s Day

Yesterday was Mother’s Day, and artists in the dancehall community are celebrating the first women in their lives. Dancehall artists are showing love to their moms today on social media with several heartfelt tribute posts. From Konshens to Vybz Kartel to Aidonia, everyone has a mother or has helped make a woman into one. Konshens took to Instagram to share several photos of his first daughter’s m... »

Jamaican Ska Sensation, Millie Small, is dead

Jamaican Ska Sensation, Millie Small, is dead

Jamaican singer, Millie Small, the artiste who lit the fuse for the 1960s ska explosion, has died at the age of 73 after suffering a stroke. The star was most famous for her hit single ‘My Boy Lollipop’, which reached number two in both the US and the UK in 1964. It remains one of the biggest-selling ska songs of all time, with more than seven million in sales. Island Records founder, Chris Blackw... »

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Involved In Car Crash, Thankful To Be Alive

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Involved In Car Crash, Thankful To Be Alive

Beenie Man’s daughter Desha Ravers says she thankful to be alive following a car crash. It was only four days ago that Deshagaye ‘Desha Davis‘ Davis shared a few glam shots next to her Honda Fit motorcar that she worked tirelessly to secure almost two months ago. Sadly, photos of her silver car began circulating online once again, but this time it was badly damaged. A clearly shaken Desha also too... »

CIRCLE OF LIFE Inner Circle launches poetry competition

CIRCLE OF LIFE Inner Circle launches poetry competition

MORE than 100 entries have been submitted for Poem For Life, a contest initiated by Ian Lewis of the Inner Circle band and his son Abebe. Submissions opened April 27 and closes May 18 when the Top 10 poems—inspired by the coronavirus pandemic—will be selected by a social media panel. The winning entry, which will be introduced at a yet-announced date, will be recorded as a song by Inner Circle. Ab... »

Did Boosie Badazz Outed DJ Khaled As A Coke Dealer? (VIDEO)

Did Boosie Badazz Outed DJ Khaled As A Coke Dealer? (VIDEO)

Did Lil Boosie just let it slip that he once bought cocaine from DJ Khaled? Baton Rouge rapper Boosie Badazz revealed in a recent interview some pretty interesting news about his time on tour several years ago. The rapper’s thick accent has always been something to carefully translate and sometimes funny, but this time it has incited a debate online between two sets of people who think they heard ... »

Reggae Sumfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due To COVID-19

Reggae Sumfest 2020 Officially Canceled Due To COVID-19

The 2020 Reggae Sumfest, which was booked for mid-July, has officially been dropped from the itinerary due to the COVID-19 pandemic. After announcing that there was news to come, pretty much-prepping fans for the cancellation of Sumfest, the festival promoters have finally made the call ,Joe Bogdanovich Chairman, and CEO of DownSound Entertainment, affirmed on Monday that due to the pandemic, the ... »

Dancehall Star Dexta Daps Released From Jail

Dancehall Star Dexta Daps Released From Jail

Dexta Daps has been released from jail. April 30 is proving to be a day of jubilation for the Seaview Garden’s singjay, who was recently released from custody. Peter Champagnie, the attorney at law who represents the entertainer, revealed to the Jamaica Star that no formal charges were laid against his client, whose real name is Louis Anthony Grandison Jr. Dexta Daps was arrested by law enforcemen... »

Dancehall Artist Flippa Mafia’s Convicted Brother Deported To Jamaica

Dancehall Artist Flippa Mafia’s Convicted Brother Deported To Jamaica

lippa Mafia’s brother is currently on Jamaican soil. Andrew Davis, more popularly known as Flippa Mafia or Flippa Moggela along with his two brothers, Roger and Kemar Davis, were sentenced on drugs and narcotics-related charges almost four years ago. However, at least one member of the drug cartel is back on the island. Roger Davis was among the 46 Jamaicans who had been deported back to the islan... »

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

T&T police commissioner: Don’t wine on officers

Police Commissioner Gary Griffith said officers should not allow masqueraders to wine on them during Carnival, adding that people have also tried to wine on him but he refused. Speaking at Thursday’s police briefing at the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service (TTPS) headquarters in Port of Spain, Griffith commented on a viral video of three women wining on a police officer on a motorcycle during Car... »

Elephant Man, Bad Boy Trevor for court today

Elephant Man, Bad Boy Trevor for court today

IT will be no laughing matter in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree, today as actor/comedian Garfield “Bad Boy Trevor” Reid and deejay Elephant Man make scheduled appearances. Reid and co-accused, Keneil Smith, are charged with breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act, Noise Abatement Act, the Emergency Powers Act and Spirit Licence Act. They are currently on $100,000 bail ... »

Rihanna declares war on COVID-19

Rihanna declares war on COVID-19

Barbadian singing superstar Rihanna says her Clara Lionel Foundation (CLF) is expanding support for the COVID-19 global response. CLF said it has collaborated with Twitter & Square Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z’s Shawn Carter Foundation (SCF) in releasing US$6.2 million in grants for COVID-19 rapid response efforts in the US and the Caribbean, among other places. It said ... »

Haiti rocked by 5.5 earthquake

Haiti rocked by 5.5 earthquake

PORT OF PRINCE, Haiti, Apr. 18, CMC – An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5 was felt in sections of Haiti on Sunday morning. The Directorate of Civil Protection (DPC) reports that at 9.14am (local time), the tremor with a depth of 121 kilometers was felt in the south west of the capital Port Au Prince  and nearby areas. There were no reports of injuries or damage. jamaica star »

Dancehall Artiste Dexta Daps to spend second weekend in lockup before hearing

Dancehall Artiste Dexta Daps to spend second weekend in lockup before hearing

Dancehall artiste Dexta Daps will have another shot at securing his freedom when he appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Monday, April 20. The artiste’s lawyer, Peter Champagnie, filed a writ of habeas corpus on Tuesday but the the artiste remains incarcerated because the arresting officers were absent from the hearing. “To be fair to them, the officers did not appear ... »

‘Together We Stand’ telethon raises $50 million for COVID-19 fight in Jamaica

‘Together We Stand’ telethon raises $50 million for COVID-19 fight in Jamaica

Government has raised approximately $50 million from Sunday’s ‘Together We Stand’ telethon to aid in the fight against COVID-19 in Jamaica. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport made the revelation on Thursday. The event, which was broadcast entirely online, was aimed specifically at raising funds to help in the purchase of equipment for workers on the frontlin... »

Dancehall Legend Aidonia Blast Jamaicans Who Ignores Coronavirus Quarantine

Dancehall Legend Aidonia Blast Jamaicans Who Ignores Coronavirus Quarantine

Aidonia and other dancehall artists are urging fans and locals to stay inside and follow government ordered protocols. The COVID-19 situation in Jamaica started off under the guise of ample control, but it quickly flared up into a massive outbreak after citizens started defying rules put in place by the government to protect them. A lot of celebrities have taken it upon themselves to use their pla... »

Love and Harmony to sail next year

Love and Harmony to sail next year

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter HE 2020 voyage of the Love and Harmony cruise is the latest event to fall victim to the coronavirus pandemic. Organisers have taken to social media and announced that the cruise will now take place next year with the same line-up of acts. “It’s going to be a rough week but I know one thing for sure, God makes no mistakes. We will be back bigger and... »

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Dap’s lawyer seeks his release

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Dap’s lawyer seeks his release

Dexta Daps’s lead attorney, Peter Champagnie QC, will be seeking to get his client released today when he appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree. The dancehall singjay has been detained at Hunts Bay Police Station in Kingston since last Wednesday. “I’m seeking the court’s intervention because he has been there for an extended period of time. I’m... »

New York Radio Pioneer Gil Bailey dies from COVID-19

New York Radio Pioneer Gil Bailey dies from COVID-19

NEW YORK, United States — Veteran Broadcaster and Radio personality, Gil Bailey died in the United States this morning. His death was a result of the coronavirus, multiple sources have confirmed. Bailey, who with his wife Pat hosted the Gil and Pat Bailey show was awarded the Order of Distinction by the Jamaican Government. He is credited with paving the way for many of those in Radio here in New ... »

Minister Marion Hall aka Lady Saw denies US Visa

Minister Marion Hall aka Lady Saw denies US Visa

Minister Marion Hall, formerly queen of the dancehall Lady Saw, is speaking out after her application for an O1 US visa was denied. In 2015, Marion Hall relinquished all connections to the secular world and became a devoted lady of the Christian faith. While she is not regretting her decision and his steadfast on her mission to spread the gospel, it seems others are now questioning her social stat... »

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Released From Jail Due To COVID-19

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Released From Jail Due To COVID-19

Foota Hype has been released from jail due to his risk of contracting COVID-19. Thousands of inmates across the US have been released from jail over the past few weeks as the deadly coronavirus pandemic continues to spread. Federal and state government officials have moved to released individuals behind bars who are considered low risk to the community. Last week, we saw a federal judge releasing ... »

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Daps Remains In Police Custody Despite No Charges (VIDEO)

Dancehall Singjay Dexta Daps Remains In Police Custody Despite No Charges (VIDEO)

Dexta Daps remains in police custody despite not being charged. Singjay Louis Grandison, more popularly known as Dexta Daps, was taken into custody yesterday (April 8) and spent last night at the Hunt’s Bay police station as he awaits questioning on shooting and gang-related charges. The dancehall singjay was not charged with a crime, and as a result, his attorney Peter Champagnie is calling for h... »

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