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Tommy Lee Sparta Case: Gun Seized Linked To Murders Of Roy Fowl & Oney British

Tommy Lee Sparta Case: Gun Seized Linked To Murders Of Roy Fowl & Oney British

Tommy Lee Sparta’s gun case is not yet over despite his guilty plea and sentencing. It was reported that the gun seized from dancehall entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta has been linked to two murders in the Kingston and St. Andrew area, law enforcement sources revealed. Investigators were able to link the firearm to the murders through ballistic testing using their Integrated Ballistic Identification S... »

Jah Cure Gets Exposed on Phone Call Disrespecting Female Again

Jah Cure Gets Exposed on Phone Call Disrespecting Female Again

Reggae singer Jah Cure is again in the spotlight after a new recording with him got leaked on the internet, with him talking to a woman in a very disrespectful way, over what appears to be sex. The “longing for” artiste has already had a few voice notes leaked with him for the year, plus he has had his name mixed up in a feud with dancehall artiste Popcaan, which added to the loads of drama he has... »

DMX In Critical Condition at Hospital After Overdosing On Drugs

DMX In Critical Condition at Hospital After Overdosing On Drugs

DMX is in a vegetative state at a New York hospital following a drug overdose. The New York rap legend reportedly overdosed on drugs at his home on Friday night at approximately 11 pm. TMZ reported that he was rushed to a hospital in White Plains, New York, where he is currently admitted to the critical care unit. While some sources are saying he has some level of brain activity, doctors are cauti... »

Dancehall Star Tommy Lee Sparta’s Alleged Sex Tape Leaked

Dancehall Star Tommy Lee Sparta’s Alleged Sex Tape Leaked

Tommy Lee Sparta isn’t just dealing with three years in prison, but also a recently leaked sex tape. The Sparta Boss is also apparently the bedroom boss after leaked footage of one of his explicit sexual acts made its way to social media. Tommy Lee Sparta, known predominantly for his gritty “Uncle Demon” persona, has also shown his fans that he can also please his ladies. Songs such as “Freaky Gir... »

Bounty Killer Foundation Donated Money and Wheelchairs in Porus

Bounty Killer Foundation Donated Money and Wheelchairs in Porus

The latest stop for the Bounty Foundation “Each one Teach one to Reach one” campaign handed over 3 executive standard recliner wheelchairs and a donation of $Ja150,000.00 to be used for medication for the three beneficiaries. The dancehall artiste and his manager Paul ‘Bankie’ Giscombe went to the Porus Primary School in Manchester, to make the donation. The caregivers for the foundation donated f... »

Jimmy Cliff’s “The Harder They Come” Added To Library of Congress

Jimmy Cliff’s “The Harder They Come” Added To Library of Congress

Jimmy Cliff’s led The Harder They Come soundtrack has been added to the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry, an achievement for the album as it becomes only the second reggae album to have been recognized by the prestigious organization that recognizes impactful works of art. In 2007, Burnin, the sixth studio album by the iconic reggae band, The Wailers, was awarded that distinction.... »

Dancehall Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee Sparta Sentenced To 3 Years For Firearm, Cops Guilty Plea

Dancehall Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee Sparta Sentenced To 3 Years For Firearm, Cops Guilty Plea

Tommy Lee Sparta was sentenced to 3 years in prison on firearm charges. The dancehall artiste pleaded guilty on Wednesday when he appeared in court for his ongoing case of illegal possession of firearm and was sentenced right after to three years imprisonment for possession of firearm and two years in jail for illegal possession of ammunition. The sentences are to run concurrently, and he’ll serve... »

Jamaica Carnival Cancelled For Second Straight Year

Jamaica Carnival Cancelled For Second Straight Year

Jamaican carnival-goers are in for a second consecutive year of disappointment. The highly anticipated road March, scheduled to take place on April 11, has been canceled. The event has been put off due to rising cases of COVID-19 across the island in recent weeks. The country has been averaging approximately 600 cases of the dreaded virus daily, with yesterday’s count putting the island’s total ca... »

Dancehall Legend Tanya Stephens Helping Build Home For Single Mothers

Dancehall Legend Tanya Stephens Helping Build Home For Single Mothers

Tanya Stephens says she will be helping build homes for single mothers. Reggae/dancehall legend Tanya Stephens has joined the latest project of the Food For The Poor (FFTP) ‘Tan Ah Yuh Yard’ campaign. The Mission of the FFTP is partially to provide shelter for families. On Tuesday, the dancehall entertainer hopped the train to assist in the construction of a home for a single mother of five. Steph... »

Mavado’s Son Sentenced To Life For Murder

Mavado’s Son Sentenced To Life For Murder

Mavado’s son, Dante Brooks, was sentenced in relation to the 2018 murder of Lorenza Thomas when he appeared in court on Friday. He was also sentenced to 20 years for illegal possession of firearm and sentenced to 15 years for arson. On the other hand, Brooks’ co-accused, Andre Hinds, was sentenced to life imprisonment for murder and will not be eligible for parole before 17 years. He also received... »

Reggae Singer Nesbeth’s Road Manager Shot & Firearm Stolen

Reggae Singer Nesbeth’s Road Manager Shot & Firearm Stolen

News has surfaced that Roland Drummond, the road manager for reggae artiste Nesbeth, was shot in the face by an unknown assailant and his licensed firearm stolen on Tuesday. On Wednesday, Nesbeth posted a short video clip of him and his road manager via Instagram with the caption: “They shot my road manager in his face and took away his license firearm. Please keep him in your prayers. Jamaica is ... »

When Will Mavado Return To Jamaica?

When Will Mavado Return To Jamaica?

Mavado’s mother died at a time when his son is close to being sentenced, on the 13th of March, which is the initial day when he was scheduled to be sentenced. The sentencing day was postponed for a few more days to the 19th of March however many people are speculating whether or not this just might be the most likely time for the Gully God to return to the island. Miss Elizabeth Gordon aka ‘Ms. Pi... »

Blak Ryno Now White Ryno After Bleaching His Skin

Blak Ryno Now White Ryno After Bleaching His Skin

  They say the chip does not fall far from the block, and that is exactly the situation with Dancehall artiste Blak Ryno, who is following in the footsteps or better yet the skin colour of his musical father Vybz Kartel. The entertainer was originally spotted in a recent video he posted on his Instagram, promoting a new track, however, it was observed that the “Stinga’s” skin colour was very ... »

Toots and The Maytals Win Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album 2021

Toots and The Maytals Win Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album 2021

The late and great, Toots Hibbert is regarded to be smiling from somewhere after his band “Toots and The Maytals” took home their second Best Reggae Album win at the 2021 Grammys kept at the Staples centre in Los Angeles. The announcement was made a couple hours ago during the live show and Loop news has gotten some reactions from his former manager Cabel ‘Jeffrey’ Stephenson. According to Stephen... »

Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriquez Breakup And Engagement Is Off

Jennifer Lopez And Alex Rodriquez Breakup And Engagement Is Off

Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriquez have called off their engagement as the couple split. The pair have been together since 2017 and had a public courtship that included luxury vacations and fancy dates, and an engagement in 2019. Many fans dubbed the power couple ‘J-Rod’ as they appeared as the picture-perfect, matching fitness bodies and loving as they nurtured their blended family. The news about... »

Sean Paul Says There Might’ve Been No Sean Paul Without Shaggy

Sean Paul Says There Might’ve Been No Sean Paul Without Shaggy

Shaggy was instrumental in Sean Paul’s early career. The dancehall icon says Mutabaruka and Shaggy were the first ones to have shown interest in his musical talent back when he first started out in dancehall. During a recent interview with young DJs Amira and Kayla – two teenage bloggers on their online show Beats and Convo, Sean Paul praised DJs worldwide for the love and support they show to art... »

Kanye West Completely Cut Off Kim Kardashian & Change His Numbers

Kanye West Completely Cut Off Kim Kardashian & Change His Numbers

Kanye West reportedly cut off all communication with his soon-to-be ex-wife Kim Kardashian. Reality television star and executive producer Kim Kardashian from her husband of almost seven years, Kanye West, in February. Unfortunately for the long-admired couple, their relationship deteriorated in the public eye, and as it comes to an end, it seems to have come to a point where they are not even spe... »

Popcaan & Jah Cure Beefing Over Same Female, Weapons Drawn Says Foota Hype (VIDEO)

Popcaan & Jah Cure Beefing Over Same Female, Weapons Drawn Says Foota Hype (VIDEO)

Popcaan and Jah Cure beefing, and Foota Hype spilling the tea. International reggae recording artiste Jah Cure seems to have somehow found himself in the middle of another controversy if the rumors circulating are true. On Monday, news broke that the “Longing For” singer may have been involved in an altercation with “Unruly Boss” Popcaan. Popular selector and dancehall commentator Foota Hype, also... »

Damian Marley, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Among TIDAL Partners Get $8.91 Million Payout

Damian Marley, Rihanna, Nicki Minaj Among TIDAL Partners Get $8.91 Million Payout

Jay-Z might be making moves with his recent sale of Tidal to Jack Dorsey’s Square, but that also means that his silent partners are also making a nice chump change with the sale. Jay-Z took home $297 million, but his co-owners also hit the jackpot when the sale was made. Among those who came together with HOV to buy Tidal in 2015 include his wife Beyonce, Rihanna, Damian Marley, Usher, Nicki Minaj... »

Dancehall Artist Khago Awarded $763K In Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor Lawsuit

Dancehall Artist Khago Awarded $763K In Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor Lawsuit

Khago has won a major lawsuit against his former producer as the artiste has been awarded U$800,000 in damages against Kemar ‘Flava’ McGregor. The damages claimed were part of a countersuit against McGregor, who is the principal of Streaminn Hub Inc, in a South Florida court presided by district judge Jose E Martinez last month. The wife and manager of the artiste, Francine Gayle, has confirmed Kh... »

Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer Dies

Reggae Legend Bunny Wailer Dies

Legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer has dies at age 73 Jamaica’s Culture Minister Olivia Grange confirmed the singer’s passing this morning. His cause of death was not revealed, but multiple sources confirmed that he passed away in the Medical Associates Hospital while getting treatment for an ailment. Bunny Wailer, whose real name is Neville O’Riley Livingston, had been in and out of the hospita... »

Vybz Kartel Donates $200K To 2-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer

Vybz Kartel Donates $200K To 2-Year-Old Boy Battling Cancer

Vybz Kartel has donated JM$200,000 to a young boy battling stage 4 cancer. The incarceration of dancehall mogul Vybz Kartel has not stopped his musical output over the last decade, neither has it halted his charitable deeds. American-based DJ Lava’s Chat & Live show has risen as one of the go-to programs to tune into as persons await the resumption of normal outside activities. The show is kno... »

Lionel Richie Stunned Fans When They Learned Age of His New Girlfriend

Lionel Richie Stunned Fans When They Learned Age of His New Girlfriend

Lionel Richie sent fans scattering this week after he shared a photo of his young girlfriend. Fans couldn’t help but talk about the age gap between the singer, who is 71, and his girlfriend Lisa Parigi, who is said to be 30. The photo, which was initially shared to show his love and appreciation for Parigi for Valentine’s Day, started making the rounds on social media after fans caught wind of the... »

Kim Kardashian Officially Filed For Divorce As Kanye West Still Wears Wedding Ring

Kim Kardashian Officially Filed For Divorce As Kanye West Still Wears Wedding Ring

Kim Kardashian has officially filed for divorce from Kanye West while he is still wearing his wedding ring. This news should come as no surprise since things have been trending in that direction for the Wests. TMZ reported on Friday that Kim Kardashian has finally pulled the trigger and filed for divorce while asking for joint custody of their four children. Given that these two celebrities are su... »

Dancehall Veteran U-Roy Died (VIDEO)

Dancehall Veteran U-Roy Died (VIDEO)

U-Roy, the voice that pioneered the sound of reggae/dancehall in the 70s, has died. The Jamaican music legend passed away on Wednesday (February 17) at the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston. Sources told Urban Islandz that he had recently undergone surgery following an undisclosed illness. U-Roy, whose real name is Ewart Beckford OD, was age 78 at the time of his death. As ... »

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