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Shenseea Shares Update On Her Illness After Being Hospitalized

Shenseea Shares Update On Her Illness After Being Hospitalized

Shenseea gives an update on her illness. The dancehall artiste’s loyal fans, aka ShenYengs, have been keeping tabs to ensure that the deejay is recovering so she can return to the music scene. Last week, Shenseea caused concern after sharing that she was hospitalized and had to cancel several important performances and appearances. On November 10th, she announced via her Instagram account that she... »

Spice Booked For Toronto LGBTQ Festival

Spice Booked For Toronto LGBTQ Festival

Amidst the current bashings that female entertainers such as Lila Ike and Jada Kingdom have been receiving for the revelation of their sexual preferences, Dancehall artists Spice has been booked to headline the Toronto LGBTQ festival in 2022. The event, according to the announcement will feature Dyke March, Bi+ Pride Programming, Blockorama by Blackness Yes, StreetFair, Pride Parade and LGBTQ arti... »

Jada Kingdom Comes Out as Lesbian After Lila Ike’s Announcement

Jada Kingdom Comes Out as Lesbian After Lila Ike’s Announcement

Dancehall Female Jada Kingdom reveals she’s a lesbian following reggae singer Lil Ike’s stunning announcement. Lila Ike’s bold move to share intimate details about her sexuality with the public before being allegedly blackmailed seems to have inspired others in the industry to open up about their own sexuality. That at least seems to be the case with Jada Kingdom, who recently revealed that ... »

Bob Marley Again Makes Forbes List Of Highest-Paid Dead Celebrity For 17th Time

Bob Marley Again Makes Forbes List Of Highest-Paid Dead Celebrity For 17th Time

The legendary Reggae artiste Robert Nesta Marley continues to make huge strides in Reggae music regardless of him being deceased, and this was reflected in Forbes Magazine’s most recent list of highest-earning dead celebrities For 2020, the “Gong” is said to have earned US $16 million, taking the number 11 spot out of 13 celebrities. Bob Marley currently earns through several streams of income whi... »

Shenseea Reveals She’s Hospitalized In The US, Cancels 4 Events

Shenseea Reveals She’s Hospitalized In The US, Cancels 4 Events

Shenseea has shared with fans that she is presently receiving medical care in a hospital in the United States. The “Blessed” singer shared a photograph with her fans on her Instagram page which showed her wrist in a hospital band with her name. Shenseea did not share details as to her health or the reason she is in hospital, but he apologized to fans for missing her upcoming shows “Unfortunately I... »

Shab Don Found With Firearm Stolen From Atlanta Police, Charge For Attempted Bribery

Shab Don Found With Firearm Stolen From Atlanta Police, Charge For Attempted Bribery

Shab Don legal troubles are far from over with new charges filed. The gun found in possession of music producer Linval ‘Shab Don’ Thompson is reportedly stolen from the Atlanta Police Department, the Jamaica Constabulary Force says. The controversial dancehall producer, who has been linked to the criminal underworld in Montego Bay, appeared at the Gun Court on Wednesday, where he was granted bail ... »

Vybz Kartel Likely To Already Be Under Investigation From One Don Trial’s Witness Testimony

Vybz Kartel Likely To Already Be Under Investigation From One Don Trial’s Witness Testimony

Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel, is now in the hot seat again even amid his ongoing murder conviction that he is currently making efforts to appeal. The latest controversy came when one of the witnesses testified in the trial against the 33 members of the “One Don” faction of the klansman gang. According to the witness who mentioned the Entertainer’s name as a part of the ring of criminal activities... »

Dancehall Star Mr. Lexx Released After Being Detained In Panama

Dancehall Star Mr. Lexx Released After Being Detained In Panama

Mr. Lexx was released by Panamanian authorities after being held by immigration officials in Panama City for more than 24 hours. The dancehall veteran confirmed via his Twitter account that he has been detained at the Tocumen International Airport in Panama City since Wednesday (November 3) and is not allowed to make a phone call or a chance to explain the issue. According to Mr. Lexx, he had a pr... »

Vybz Kartel Ordered 3 Hits Including An Entertainer Says Klansman Gang Trial Witness

Vybz Kartel Ordered 3 Hits Including An Entertainer Says Klansman Gang Trial Witness

Did Vybz Kartel ordered three hits from prison including on an entertainer. The testimony of an ex-member of the notorious Klansman Gang turned state witness has dropped another bombshell in the courtroom as incarcerated dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel was named as being connected to the gang and even ordered murder hits from prison. The man who is the second witness appearing for the prosecution sai... »

-Octane Responds To Alleged Involvement With Klansman Gang Leader ‘Blackman’

-Octane Responds To Alleged Involvement With Klansman Gang Leader ‘Blackman’

Dancehall artist I-Octane was fingered by the prosecution main witness in the ongoing trial of members of the notorious Klansman Gang and one of its leaders, Andre ‘Blackman’ Bryan. The trial of the Klansman Gang is continuing, with a second witness taking the stand on Tuesday morning and dropping a major bombshell. Thirty-three (33) members of the feared and murderous Klansman Gang are on trial f... »

Buju Banton’s Daughter Abihail Myrie Resurfaces & Gets Baptized

Buju Banton’s Daughter Abihail Myrie Resurfaces & Gets Baptized

Weeks after she was reported missing, Abihail Myrie, has finally graced social media and revealed that she is now a baptized Christian. The young model who is the daughter of Dancehall/reggae Superstar Buju Bantan shared several photos of her baptism which showed her emotional as she cried. She also shared how vulnerable she felt making the decision to be baptized. “Today was the best day of my li... »

Shaggy “I Need Your Love” Single Certified Silver In The UK

Shaggy “I Need Your Love” Single Certified Silver In The UK

Veteran dancehall artiste Shaggy can add yet another impressive achievement to his already outstanding career. The international reggae/dancehall recording artist continues to do well in the UK. Shaggy‘s 2015 hit song, “I Need Your Love,” featuring Mohombi, Faydee, and Costi, was certified silver by the British Phonographic Industry for sales exceeding 200,000 copies. The announcement was made las... »

Lady Saw Teases Possible Collab With Sean Paul, Beenie Man & Pharrell Williams

Lady Saw Teases Possible Collab With Sean Paul, Beenie Man & Pharrell Williams

Lady Saw, who dropped the iconic moniker which earned her the Queen of the Dancehall title for just Marion Hall or Minister Hall, is signaling that she is re-entering the music world. Hall left the dancehall music fraternity suddenly in 2015 and became baptized. She also renounced all things associated with her life before baptism, including her raunchy music and performances. She even said she wo... »

Jay-Z Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, I’m “Incedible Humbled”

Jay-Z Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, I’m “Incedible Humbled”

Rapper Jay-Z was on Saturday night inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame by former president Barack Obama and controversial comedian Dave Chapelle during a ceremony in Cleveland. The induction marks Jay-Z‘s massive contribution to the rap and hip hop industry for over two decades The highlight of his induction ceremony was his introduction video with kind compliments from his wife Beyoncé... »

Physical Fight Breaks Out Between Buju Banton’s Children

Physical Fight Breaks Out Between Buju Banton’s Children

Most people following the recent controversies in Jamaica would remember that the Myrie family was having a bit of an issue, where veteran Reggae artiste Buju Banton and some of his children were accused of abusing his daughter. Things got extra heated again today, after the daughter of the “Gargamel”, took to her Twitter page and made a series of tweets about an altercation she had with her broth... »

Jah Cure To Spend 3 More Months In Dutch Jail, Trial Set For January 2022

Jah Cure To Spend 3 More Months In Dutch Jail, Trial Set For January 2022

Jah Cure was remanded back into custody in Amsterdam on Monday and will likely stay behind bars for around 3 more months. The reggae artist has been detained in an Amsterdam Penitentiary for another 83 days before he appears before a judge for his trial. According to Dutch authorities, the reggae singer is set to return to court in 12 weeks to answer charges related to an alleged stabbing incident... »

Reggae Artiste Sevana On Trial For Causing Death By Dangerous Driving

Reggae Artiste Sevana On Trial For Causing Death By Dangerous Driving

Reggae artiste Sevana on Tuesday appeared before the court after being charged for a May 25th incident that surrounded her reportedly causing death by dangerous driving. The singer’s attorney Yushaine Morgan spoke on the matter on the court date and told the Jamaica Star that the artiste whose real name is Anna Blake, will need to appear before the court once more on November 23rd. The Tuesday cou... »

Khago Assault Charge Dropped, Says Wife Francine Gayle Was Winning Fight

Khago Assault Charge Dropped, Says Wife Francine Gayle Was Winning Fight

Budding dancehall artiste, Khago has been cleared of the charges that were filed against him by his wife and manager Francine Gayle. Gayle had pressed charges following an incident that allegedly included the woman’s son. He appeared before Manchester Parish Court last Wednesday, October 20. According to some media reports, Khago is believed to have struck his wife with a dumbbell during the alter... »

Jah Cure Remains Incarcerated For Another Week, Gets New Court Date

Jah Cure Remains Incarcerated For Another Week, Gets New Court Date

Jah Cure has been remanded to another seven days in police custody for allegedly stabbing of promoter in the Netherland. The reggae singer appeared in court on Monday (October 18) after being held for two weeks prior as police investigated the incident. Jah Cure was ordered to be detained and has been given another date to appear at the Council Chamber, part of the Amsterdam court. The Netherlands... »

Foreigners must be vaccinated to enter the US from November 8

Foreigners must be vaccinated to enter the US from November 8

From November 8, all foreigners travelling to the United States must be vaccinated against coronavirus (COVID-19). Kevin Munoz, White House Assistant Press Secretary, confirmed the updated travel requirement Friday on Twitter hours after Reuters broke the story. “The US’ new travel policy that requires vaccination for foreign national travellers to the United States will begin on November 8. This ... »

Jah Cure returns to court on Monday

Jah Cure returns to court on Monday

Reggae artiste Jah Cure, who remains in pre-trial detention in Amsterdam, will have a day in court next week. The Netherlands Public Prosecution Service confirmed to THE WEEKEND STAR that the suspect would appear in the Council Chamber, which is a part of the court system, next Monday. “[At that time], a decision will be made on the extension of the pre-trial detention. Usually, that decisio... »

Jah Cure Speak For First Time Since Arrest Announces New Music Coming

Jah Cure Speak For First Time Since Arrest Announces New Music Coming

Jah Cure celebrated his 43rd birthday behind prison walls on October 11, but it seems that despite being in jail, the reggae artist is still pushing his new music. For the first time since his arrest  week ago, Jah Cure, whose real name is Siccature Alcock, posted on his Instagram account celebrating his birthday. The reggae singer shared a video with the location tagged at “Freedom,” which showed... »

Abihail Myrie Say She’s Not Missing, Alleges Buju Banton Is Trying To ‘Kill Her’

Abihail Myrie Say She’s Not Missing, Alleges Buju Banton Is Trying To ‘Kill Her’

The young Myrie is disputing reports that she is missing and says her father Buju Banton and her sister, local politician Jodian Myrie are allegedly trying to kill her. On Tuesday, the Jamaica Constabulary Force issued a statement that Abihail Myrie, Buju Banton’s 21-year-old daughter, was missing, and she was last seen on October 9. The police statement was issued hours after Abihail made posts o... »

Shenseea, Spice, Ding Dong, Kranium Perform At Cardi B Dancehall-Themed Birthday Bash

Shenseea, Spice, Ding Dong, Kranium Perform At Cardi B Dancehall-Themed Birthday Bash

Cardi B and Offset spared no expense for her dancehall-themed 29th birthday bash pulling out some artists like Shenseea, Spice, Ding Dong, Kranium, and more in Los Angeles. The Bronx rapper appeared to have a ball of a time as she was spotted “brukking out” with Spice, who was performing. In a video shared on her platform, Spice shared a video of herself performing “So i like it,” in which Cardi B... »

Reggae Icon Tony Rebel’s Daughter Davianah Shut Down Suicide After Concerning IG Post

Reggae Icon Tony Rebel’s Daughter Davianah Shut Down Suicide After Concerning IG Post

Davianah, daughter of reggae icon Tony Rebel, clears the air on a video she shared on Instagram over the weekend. Despite the distressing post made by Davianah yesterday, October 10, the young singer is doing fine. Many fans were worried about her mental health after she posted a video in which blood was noticed on her t-shirt. What really stoked fears was a part of her caption, as the obviously d... »

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