2023 EVENTS

Vybz Kartel Placed In Inhumane Solitary Confinement Says Attorney: Exclusive

Vybz Kartel Placed In Inhumane Solitary Confinement Says Attorney: Exclusive

Vybz Kartel’s attorney-at-law Isat Buchanan says he plans to seek assistance from the court to intervene on behalf of his client, whose health is failing due to alleged inhumane conditions at the jail. On Thursday, the artiste’s management  exclusively said that they were concerned and worried for the artiste, who was placed on indefinite lockdown since Tuesday by a superintendent at the Tow... »

Dancehall fans speculate on identity of female artist arrested for suspected illegal possession of firearm By Devi SeitaramMay 25, 2023 1:36 PM Jamaica Constabulary Force The dancehall community is rife with speculations following reports that a female veteran was arrested on Thursday morning for illegal possession of firearm in Portmore. A news article shared by the Jamaica Gleaner did not name t... »

Dancehall Artist Squash Arrested In Florida by ICE

Dancehall Artist Squash Arrested In Florida by ICE

Squash was arrested for immigration violation in Florida during recent crackdown by state government Dancehall artist Squash has been arrested by border patrol agents in Florida over immigration breaches. According to reports on Monday afternoon, Squash, whose real name is Andre Whittaker, remains in custody over immigration violations. Squash relocated to Florida sometime in 2021, but it seems th... »

Boom Dandimite Dies In Hospital, Dancehall Community Reacts

Boom Dandimite Dies In Hospital, Dancehall Community Reacts

Former Scare Dem Crew member Boom Dandimite reportedly passed away on Sunday morning at an American hospital following complications from an accident last month. Boom Dandimite, whose real name is Herman Stewart, is well-known from the 1990s dancehall crew Scare Dem Crew featuring Bounty Killer, Nitty Kutchie, Harry Toddler, and Elephant Man. The deejay was also close to dancehall superstar Bounty... »

New ‘658’ Area Code for Jamaican Phone Numbers

New ‘658’ Area Code for Jamaican Phone Numbers

As a part of the many changes that the island has seen since the beginning of the year, Jamaicans will now have to get used to another area code besides the ‘876’ usually dialed before a seven-digit telephone number. This will be the ‘658’ area code. The OUR (Office of Utility Regulation) has already assigned a central office code under the ‘658’ area code to different service providers who are re... »

Queen Ifrica Denies Minister Marion Hall Claims She Is A Lesbian

Queen Ifrica Denies Minister Marion Hall Claims She Is A Lesbian

Queen Ifrica responds to claims made by Minister Marion Hall that she is a member of the LGBT community Minister Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, has responded to Queen Ifrica and suggested that she is a lesbian and a member of the LGBTQI community after Ifrica called her out last week for engaging in drama and shading Spice over comments praising her ‘natural’ body. Lady Saw addressed Queen Ifrica... »

Bounty Killer, Baby Cham Slams Politicians Over Massive Pay Hikes

Bounty Killer, Baby Cham Slams Politicians Over Massive Pay Hikes

Dancehall veterans Bounty Killer, Baby Cham, Buju Banton, Spragga Benz, I-Octane and more spoke out against the Jamaican government giving itself a massive pay increase Bounty Killer and Baby Cham are among several dancehall artists calling out Jamaican politicians over a massive salary increase for government officials, including the Governor General, the Prime Minister, and Members of Parliament... »

Dancehall Artiste Kemar Highcon Faces 5 Years In Prison For Stolen BMW

Dancehall Artiste Kemar Highcon Faces 5 Years In Prison For Stolen BMW

Kemar Highcon is facing up to 5 years in prison if found guilty on charges of grand theft auto. The charge carries a hefty sentence in Florida and could result in a felony being on his record. The dancehall artist was arrested on May 5 in Broward County, Florida, after cops pulled him over on West Atlantic Boulevard. According to the police report, Highcon, whose real name is Kemar Woodfine, was d... »

Sizzla Kalonji Performs Stunts in Modified BMW –  Videos

Sizzla Kalonji Performs Stunts in Modified BMW – Videos

Reggae veteran Sizzla Kalonji customised his BMW with bright Rastafarian colours and symbols, representing his religious beliefs. The BMW, coloured in pale red, gold, and green, has the word “Jamaica” written on the bumper in Jamaican colours. Along the sides are designs of the lion of Judah and “Africa” written in bold colours. “Crank Up” is also written on the windscreen, and below the large let... »

Bounty Killer Gets Lifetime Achievement Award At 2023 IRAWMA

Bounty Killer Gets Lifetime Achievement Award At 2023 IRAWMA

Bounty Killer won the Reggae and Dancehall Icon Award at the 2023 IRAWMA. Bounty Killer added another International Reggae and World Music Award to his collection at the annual award show this weekend. The dancehall mogul was honored with the Reggae/Dancehall Icon Award. IRAWMA, which celebrated its 40th anniversary on Sunday, has been lauded by Bounty Killer over the years, and last night was no ... »

LA Lewis Arrested After His Viral ‘Toll Break’ Footage, JCF Issues Statement – Watch Videos

LA Lewis Arrested After His Viral ‘Toll Break’ Footage, JCF Issues Statement – Watch Videos

In a lengthy statement issued by the Jamaica Constabulary Force on Friday, they announced and confirmed the arrest of self-entitled Emperor LA Lewis after he filmed himself breaking a toll in St. Cathrine. The social media star recently went viral for filming himself breaking through a toll as he uttered the words, “So people me a go through the tag line people and a di emperor yuh understand, so ... »

Dancehall Artist Kemar Highcon Arrested In Florida For Grand Theft Auto

Dancehall Artist Kemar Highcon Arrested In Florida For Grand Theft Auto

Dancehall artiste Kemar Highcon has been arrested and charged with Grand Theft Auto in Florida. A mugshot of the artist was shared on Sunday as well as his arrest record, which showed that he was arrested on May 5, 2023, in Broward County. The document also showed that he was arrested at midnight by cops in Margate. Kemar Highcon, real name is Kemar Emilio Woodfine, is 32 years old. There are no d... »

Jamaican DJ Kool Herc Up For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Jamaican DJ Kool Herc Up For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction

Jamaican DJ Kool Herc is to be inducted by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for his role in pioneering hip hop music. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame nominates Kool Herc and Missy Elliot as the only two hip-hop figures who are part of the Class of 2023 inductees. Kool Herc will be receiving the Musical Influence Award, while Missy is the first female rapper to be inducted, and she is being awarde... »

Another Footage Surfaces of Vybz Kartel in Prison Singing – Watch Video – EXPLICIT

Another Footage Surfaces of Vybz Kartel in Prison Singing – Watch Video – EXPLICIT

With summer right around the corner, incarcerated Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel releases a new short video clip, singing an unreleased song for the upcoming season. The video comes one week after another video went public showing the Worl’ Boss singing the lyrics to his song About Last Night and exciting Gaza fans online. The new video, shared some hours ago with the caption, “New Video Of Vybzkar... »

Jerry Springer Passes Away At The Age Of 79

Jerry Springer Passes Away At The Age Of 79

Most people are familiar with talk show presenter Jerry Springer from his suspenseful television programme, which he hosted for around three decades and captivated viewers all over the world. According to BBC News, Jerry Springer reportedly passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 27, 2023, at his Chicago home. The host of the discussion show was born on February 13, 1944. Jerry Springer was born... »

Marion Hall (LADY SAW) Says, “Keep Yuh Church,” After Hearing She Was Banned… Outlines Her Future Plans – Watch Video

Marion Hall (LADY SAW) Says, “Keep Yuh Church,” After Hearing She Was Banned… Outlines Her Future Plans – Watch Video

Minister Marion Hall recently spoke up about getting banned by a church in the United States of America (USA) because of the backlash she was getting on the music front and her dress code at times. The minister said that she would be attending a lot of family-friendly events, such as Jerk Fest and Groove in the Park, in order to spread the gospel to these places. However, Marion Hall explained tha... »

Jamaican Mento Singer Harry Belafonte Dies At 96

Jamaican Mento Singer Harry Belafonte Dies At 96

                                                                                          Harry Belafonte Beloved Jamaican artist/actor and civil rights activist Harry Belafonte has died. The singer was 96 years old and reportedly died from congestive heart failure, his spokesman, Ken Sunshine, said. Belafonte became popular in the 1950s and defied the odds as a man of African descent as he smashe... »

Chug It Promoter Andrew ‘French’ Wright Arrested For $222m Fraud At INSPORTS

Chug It Promoter Andrew ‘French’ Wright Arrested For $222m Fraud At INSPORTS

Three men, including Chug It promoter Andrew ‘French’ Wright, were arrested in Jamaica by MOCA in connection to a $222 million fraud racket at INSPORTS Chug It promoter Andrew ‘French’ Wright is among three people who were arrested on Wednesday afternoon by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) for allegedly defrauding a government institution of $222 between 2011... »

Dancehall Artist Laden Celebrates Release From Prison

Dancehall Artist Laden Celebrates Release From Prison

Dancehall artist Laden is a free man. The “Top Story” artist has been released from prison and has been seen enjoying his newfound freedom. A video has been circulating online showing Laden out and about on his CBR bike, and his associates confirmed in the video that the artiste was indeed free. “Freedom! Freedom! how you mean,” his associate said while he asked another person off camera about his... »

Shaggy Hands Over $100m Raised By His Foundation To Bustamante Hospital For Children

Shaggy Hands Over $100m Raised By His Foundation To Bustamante Hospital For Children

Shaggy Foundation presenting check to Bustamante Hospital for Children   Shaggy has handed over $100 million to the Bustamante Hospital for Children almost five years since raising the funds through his Shaggy & Friends Benefit Concert to assist the hospital in procuring critical equipment to help the nation’s children. The move came following a bitter spat between Shaggy and hospital off... »

Irie Dale & Rocatone Blue Jeans White T-Shirt 2023 Mingles Ultra Lounge

Irie Dale & Rocatone Blue Jeans White T-Shirt 2023 Mingles Ultra Lounge

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Ricky Trooper’s Daughter Murder Suspect Derrick Francis Arrested

Ricky Trooper’s Daughter Murder Suspect Derrick Francis Arrested

The suspect in the murder of Brianna Destiny McKoy, the 23-year-old daughter of veteran dancehall DJ Ricky Trooper, has been caught in the United States. Police have been searching for 41 years old Derrick Francis since April 6th, when he allegedly shot and killed McKoy in her upscale condominium in the North End of Bridgeport, Connecticut. A police bulletin said Francis was wanted for Murder with... »

Video Shows Flippa Mafia Dancing After Walking Out Of Prison

Video Shows Flippa Mafia Dancing After Walking Out Of Prison

Dancehall artiste Flippa Moggela formerly fLIPPA mAFIA appeared upbeat and happy on his release from prison, a new video shows. The artist was released from prison last October, reportedly early on parole almost ten years since he was first arrested over drug charges along with his girlfriend and three of his brothers. The video of him walking out of jail has gone viral as the artist is seen celeb... »

NYPD Crime Fighting Robot Dog ‘Digidog’ Unveiled – Watch Video

NYPD Crime Fighting Robot Dog ‘Digidog’ Unveiled – Watch Video

On Tuesday, the New York City Police Department unveiled three new high-tech policing devices, including a robotic dog called Digidog, which was deemed terrifying by critics when it first joined the force two and a half years ago. The security robot and mechanical canine nicknamed Digidog was showcased at a Times Square press conference attended by Police Commissioner Keechant Sewell, Mayor Eric A... »

Popcaan Rescued By Entourage After Female Fans Pulled Him Off Stage (VIDEO)

Popcaan Rescued By Entourage After Female Fans Pulled Him Off Stage (VIDEO)

Popcaan’s female fans are not the ones to play with, as they gave the artist a teaser of their aggression during his recent performance in Portland, Jamaica. Popcaan is for the ladies with hits like “Aboboyaa,” “That Thing Girl,” and the mega-hit “My Type,” and he has built up a large fan base of women fans across the world who enjoy his energetic and sexy tunes. Many are spirited more than others... »

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