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Vybz Kartel Officially A Grandfather, Likkle Addi Welcomes Baby Boy Name Azeil Palme

Vybz Kartel Officially A Grandfather, Likkle Addi Welcomes Baby Boy Name Azeil Palme

Vybz Kartel is officially a granddaddy to a baby boy name Azeil Palmer. Congratulations are in order for Vybz Kartell and his son who welcomed a baby boy. Multiple sources confirmed that today (July 8) that Likkle Addi’s girlfriend Kayla Smith has given birth to a bouncing baby boy. Back in May, the dancehall community came to a head after a huge uproar following the circulation of photos showcasi... »

Rygin King’s Second Assassination Attempt Thwarted At Hospital, Dancehall Deejay Transferred

Rygin King’s Second Assassination Attempt Thwarted At Hospital, Dancehall Deejay Transferred

Rygin King is still being targeted by the people who tried to kill him even while he is recovering in the hospital. Less than a week after Rygin King was shot, the dancehall artist was paid a visit by an unknown entourage that allegedly wanted to finish the job. On Sunday, the “Tuff” deejay was rushed to the hospital after escaping his attempted murderers and being rushed to the hospital. Accordin... »

Vybz Kartel Had A Daughter Who Died, His Baby Mama Reveals

Vybz Kartel Had A Daughter Who Died, His Baby Mama Reveals

Vybz Kartel’s baby mama Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson revealed they had a daughter who died as an infant. Vybz Kartel dancehall’s perennial hot topic is once again living up to his name following the recent release of his latest album “Of Dons and Divas.” This time the one shining the spotlight on Adidja is his common-law wife Tenesha Johnson AKA Shorty. In an interview with DJ Lava, Shorty spilled the... »

Rygin King Shooting Link To Reprisal Killing, Dancehall Deejay Recovering In Hospital

Rygin King Shooting Link To Reprisal Killing, Dancehall Deejay Recovering In Hospital

Tragedy struck in the dancehall spectrum this Sunday evening when dancehall artiste Rygin King was shot in a targeted attack. Rygin King had a near-death experienced this weekend in Westmoreland, Jamaica, when he was injured in a shooting attack that happened while he was driving back to his destination after a funeral. Urban Islandz reported that the deejay, whose real name is Matthew Smith, was ... »

Danchall Artiste Rygin King Critically Injured, Girlfriend Killed By Gunmen

Danchall Artiste Rygin King Critically Injured, Girlfriend Killed By Gunmen

Dancehall star Rygin King is currently hospitalized after being shot. Law enforcement sources confirmed that late Sunday evening that the Mobay deejay was among at least three persons shot in a shooting incident in Westmoreland. We’re told that a female company believed to be Rygin King’s girlfriend was shot and killed, while another male was injured in the same shooting incident. The danceh... »

Vybz Kartel Talks Murder Victim Lizard, Privy Council, Says Prison Took Toll On His Family

Vybz Kartel Talks Murder Victim Lizard, Privy Council, Says Prison Took Toll On His Family

Vybz Kartel has a new album out and he did a candid interview with Billboard, his first in four years. This is quite a busy time in the life of dancehall artiste Vybz Kartell. He has just released a new album, and he has also applied to take his murder case to the Privy Council. Billboard was able to catch up with the prolific dancehall deejay to discuss his murder trial, his upcoming Privy Counci... »

Vybz Kartel Back In Court For Murder Case Appeal To Privy Council

Vybz Kartel Back In Court For Murder Case Appeal To Privy Council

Popular dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and his three co-accused have officially applied to appeal their sentences at the Privy Council in the United Kingdom. Adidja Palmer, Vybz Kartel’s government name, was convicted in the 2014 of the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams three years prior. He was convicted alongside, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones and Andre St. John. The tria... »

Dancehall Mourns With Shenseea After Mom’s Death

Dancehall Mourns With Shenseea After Mom’s Death

Condolences to Shenseea from the Urban Islandz family on the loss of her mother, biggest supporter and closest confidante. Prayers are up for singjay sensation Shenseea as her mother passed on, the shattering reality already taking an emotional toll on the talented songstress. “Mommy my heart is BROKEN Mommy broken i never knew I had this much tears until this day! I ask God for strength just stre... »

Jamaican choreographer sues Jay Z and Beyonce

Jamaican choreographer sues Jay Z and Beyonce

Everything is not love, apparently. L’Acadco founder and lead choreographer L’Antoinette Stines has filed a federal copyright infringement lawsuit against music superstars Jay Z and Beyonce for her work on a 2018 album by The Carters called ‘Everything is Love’. Stines, a Jamaican artiste claims the superstar duo took her work, used it on a key portion of the track, ‘... »

Bounty Killer Respond To Trolls Who Compare His Girlfriend To D’Angel

Bounty Killer was forced to defend his girlfriend from trolls who compared her to his ex D’Angel It was clearly a family affair for legendary dancehall artiste Bounty Killer and pulled out all the stops to ring in his 48th birthday celebration. After all, it’s now only two more years until the big 5.0. The likes of Popcaan, Koffee, Wayne Marshall, Kemar Highcon, Selecta Rolexx, Bling Dawg, and eve... »

Reggae icons for Festival Song Competition

Reggae icons for Festival Song Competition

Music industry sources say this year’s crop of Jamaica Festival Song contest entries include songs from music heavyweights such as Buju Banton, Toots Hibbert and Freddie McGregor. “The finalists will be announced on Wednesday; it’s going to be a really interesting battle. Freddie McGregor has a great song, Toots has a wonderful song, and Buju Banton is coming hard as well; this y... »

Popcaan, Koffee, Beenie Man Show Out For Bounty Killer’s 48 Birthday Bash

Popcaan, Koffee, Beenie Man Show Out For Bounty Killer’s 48 Birthday Bash

  Covid-19 couldn’t kill the vibes for the star-studded affair that was Bounty Killer’s birthday bash. The ‘poor people general’ who has had an eventful, productive year toasted to his 48th in elegant style among old & new friends and several generations of Jamaican entertainers. Kemar Highcon, Selecta Rolexx, Bling Dawg, and rival turned parry Beenie Man turned up for the Friday ni... »

Dancehall Giant Bounty Killer, Konshens Join Protestors In Jamaica For George Floyd

Dancehall Giant Bounty Killer, Konshens Join Protestors In Jamaica For George Floyd

Dancehall giant Bounty Killer and Konshens were among protesters in Kingston last weekend protesting for racial equality. ‘Fed up’ with colorism, and the covert biases crippling Black progress worldwide, Bounty Killer and Konshens joined scores of Jamaicans in protest before the US embassy last weekend. The “Living Dangerously” deejay was there not only as the ‘poor people’s governor’ but as the c... »

Vybz Kartel’s Wife Shorty, Lisa Hyper & Jodi Couture Beefing Over Gaza First Lady Title

Vybz Kartel’s Wife Shorty, Lisa Hyper & Jodi Couture Beefing Over Gaza First Lady Title

Seems there is a new Gaza beef between Vybz Kartel’s baby mama Short and his proteges Lisa Hyper and Jodi Couture. The Portmore Empire/GAZA has always been a place of controversy, but Vybz Kartel’s physical presence has always kept the critics at bay. Sadly, the Worl’boss’ imprisonment seems to have left a whole bunch of holes unplugged and the ladies of the GAZA are finally filling in the p... »

Jamaican entertainers show solidarity with George Floyd protests

Jamaican entertainers show solidarity with George Floyd protests

Several Jamaican entertainers have expressed solidarity with protests raging in the United States against last week’s police killing of George Floyd, an unarmed black man who pleaded for air as a white Minneapolis officer jammed his knee into his neck. Dancehall star Spice joined peaceful protesters in the streets of Atlanta, Georgia on Tuesday. “What do we want? Justice! When do we wa... »

Beenie Man Addresses Police Running In “Do You Want To Be That Guy” Song (VIDEO)

Beenie Man Addresses Police Running In “Do You Want To Be That Guy” Song (VIDEO)

Beenie Man released a new song amidst his Verzuz battle with Bounty Killer. Dancehall artiste Beenie Man is really maximizing on the recent attention that he’s garnered from the Verzuz battle. Together with Bounty Killer, Beenie Man produced several memeable moments during the recent Instagram Live session which reached millions of people across multiple continents. In addition to Bounty Killer gi... »

Dancehall Icon Bounty Killer’s Foundation Helped Single Mother Build House

Dancehall Icon Bounty Killer’s Foundation Helped Single Mother Build House

Dancehall legend Bounty Killer continues to give “bountifully.” Bounty Killer is on an all-out campaign to be a source of positivity and inspiration during these wild, chaotic times. Judging by his aliases, it’s no wonder he’s seen as a man of the people, and the generous ‘warlord’ has made commendable strides bringing hope and smiles to some deserving folks across the island. He’s been quoted as ... »

Coronavirus: Return staging of Reggae Sunsplash postponed

Coronavirus: Return staging of Reggae Sunsplash postponed

The return staging of the iconic Reggae Sunsplash festival, scheduled for November 6 to 8 this year at Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in St Ann, has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Sunsplash organisers announced the postponement in a news release, but did not disclose a new date for the staging. “Over the last three months, we have carefully monitored the national and intern... »

Reggae Legend Capleton Mourning Death Of His Mother

Reggae Legend Capleton Mourning Death Of His Mother

Reggae artist Capleton is mourning the loss of his mother after she passes away at 73 years old. The longtime star performer and recording artiste hails from St. Mary in Jamaica, which is where he reportedly was at the time when he received the sad news about his mother. According to The STAR, Capleton’s mother, Mabel Downer-Forbes, who was a strong Christian, had been living with diabetes b... »

Dancehall Diva Dovey Magnum Explains Why She’s getting Her Boobs Done In Miami (VIDEO)

Dancehall Diva Dovey Magnum Explains Why She’s getting Her Boobs Done In Miami (VIDEO)

Dovey Magnum says she is in Miami to get her boobs done because she’s simply tired of wearing bra. The onset of the coronavirus has led to a change of action for many artistes, including Dovey Magnum. The talented dancehall baddie was chatting with Winford Williams on CVM TV’s Onstage last Saturday when she revealed that she is now under new management with New Era Entertainment’s Kereberry, and i... »

Beenie Man Hit The Gym With Wife Krystal Tomlinson Amidst Trolling Over His Belly

Beenie Man Hit The Gym With Wife Krystal Tomlinson Amidst Trolling Over His Belly

Belly Man, I mean, Beenie Man has hit the gym with his wife Krystal Tomlinson after being trolled relentlessly on social media over his belly. It’s important to note that Beenie Man had been working out before his Verzuz battle with Bounty Killer, but still has some excess fat to shed. Last weekend was the greatly anticipated and buzzed-about Verzuz battle, ‘the clash of the icons.’ On Saturday, B... »

Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer’s Wife Missing, Singer Pleads For Help

Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer’s Wife Missing, Singer Pleads For Help

Reggae legend Bunny Wailer is asking for your help in locating his missing wife, Reports circulating around social media are that 70-year-old Jean Watt, wife of legendary reggae icon The Hon. Bunny Wailer, went missing over the weekend. A missing person poster identifying her key physical features as since been shared on multiple social media platforms. The poster highlighted height(5ft 3 inches),... »

Beenie Man Says He And Bounty Killer Ready To Perform For Fans In The US

Beenie Man Says He And Bounty Killer Ready To Perform For Fans In The US

Beenie Man says both himself and Bounty Killer are ready to perform for their fans in the United States. Beenie Man and Bounty Killer thrilled over a half a million Instagram fans last Saturday when they performed together for the first-ever Verzuz battle to take place in Jamaica. Not only did it showcase the significant entertainment value of dancehall and reggae music, but it also showed just ho... »

Popcaan Creates A “Buzz” Explains Why He Cut His Hair In New Song, TROUBLE!

Popcaan Creates A “Buzz” Explains Why He Cut His Hair In New Song, TROUBLE!

Popcaan new song is amply titled “Buzz” and he shed some light on why he cut his signature hair. A couple of weeks ago, Popcaan seemingly rolled back the years by getting a fresh haircut. It didn’t come as a surprise that fans from all over the world expressed their disappointment with the move, as Popcaan is not only known for his creative bars on tracks but also his truly out of this world hairs... »

Beenie Man Verzuz Bounty Killer Clash: Jamaica’s Dancehall Culture The Real Winner

Beenie Man Verzuz Bounty Killer Clash: Jamaica’s Dancehall Culture The Real Winner

Jamaica’s dancehall culture was the real winner of Saturday night’s Beenie Man “Verzuz” Bounty Killer clash on Instagram Live. Verzuz in Jamaica equals no social distancing, but not even Jamaica Prime Minister Hon. Andrew Holness could hold back endorsing such an event showcasing two of Jamaica’s biggest names in dancehall culture, Beenie Man and Bounty Killer. The clash took on a different approa... »

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