AUGUST 2017

Texas storm Harvey breaks historic rainfall record

Texas storm Harvey breaks historic rainfall record

MIAMI, United States (AFP) — Hurricane Harvey has set what forecasters believe is a new rainfall record for the continental United States, officials said Tuesday. Harvey, swirling for the past few days off Texas and Louisiana — at times as a hurricane and at times a tropical storm — has dumped 51.88 inches (132 centimetres) of rain in Cedar Bayou, a salt water channel on the Texas coas... »

Alkaline Visa Not Revoked Despite Foota Hype Claim

Alkaline Visa Not Revoked Despite Foota Hype Claim

Alkaline visa was not revoked despite recent rumors claiming that the Vendetta deejay is currently without travel documents for the U.S. The rumors started following Alkaline’s no show at the Ecips Music Festival in New York last week. The “Champion Boy” deejay blamed it on circumstances beyond his control, but sources told Dancehall HipHop that his and other artists no show was as a result ... »

Veteran Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Sizzla earns career best debut

Veteran Reggae/Dancehall Artiste Sizzla earns career best debut

I’m Yours, the latest album from Sizzla Kalonji, has debuted at number three on Billboard’s Reggae album chart. It also debuts at number four on Billboard’s Heatseekers album chart. Sizzla has charted over 26 titles on the Billboard chart to date, and I’m Yours is his highest charting effort so far. “The album connect… Many more surprises to come forth,” Sizzla said. “ I... »

Watch Dre Island and Popcaan New Video “We Pray”

Watch Dre Island and Popcaan New Video “We Pray”

Dre Island and Popcaan come through with the video for their conscious single “We Pray.” The track was produced by Dre Island himself and Mini of E5 Records. You can also expect the single on the sngjays upcoming project NOW I RISE. “Dre blessing affi flow when the prayer gone up / Not an evil can harm us / Them think we done when wi just a warm up / Dre nothing naan minus so me tell the youths ho... »

Major Video 20th Anniversary @ Nue Vybz Lounge , Bridgeport CT

Major Video 20th Anniversary @ Nue Vybz Lounge , Bridgeport CT

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R. Kelly Denies Having Relationship With An Underage Girl

R. Kelly Denies Having Relationship With An Underage Girl

R. Kelly is currently doing more damage control after new allegations that he had sex with an underage girl and even abused her. 24-year-old Jerhonda Johnson Pace spoke with Buzzfeed this week where she revealed details about her ordeal with R. Kelly from when she was 16 years old. Pace says that she met the R&B legend in 2008 outside a courtroom in Chicago while he was on trial for child porn... »

Jah Cure Replaces Totaled AMG Benz With Bentley Continental GT3R

Jah Cure Replaces Totaled AMG Benz With Bentley Continental GT3R

Jah Cure finds himself another race car after totaling his Mercedes Benz C63 ast week. The reggae crooner was lucky to walk away from the crash without a scratch thanks to the number of safety features that come with the car. Jah Cure posted a clip of himself over the weekend testing out a much more expensive race car, a Bentley Continental GT3R. While the C63 AMG retail for around US$70,000 in th... »

Gaza Kim Talks Being Beaten By Vybz Kartel Cronies, Rape & Depression

Gaza Kim Talks Being Beaten By Vybz Kartel Cronies, Rape & Depression

Kym Hamilton, formerly known as Gaza Kim, has opened up about being beaten by Vybz Kartel cronies and going into a state of depression since then. Gaza Kim was once one of the fastest rising dancehall artists inside Vybz Kartel’s now disbanded Portmore Empire, but her fast rise came to an end in 2010 when she was beaten by cronies of her mentor Vybz Kartel. In a powerful new single “God Plan,” the... »

Mingle On The Bay @ Lamarina, NYC

Mingle On The Bay @ Lamarina, NYC

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Romain Virgo set to rock Jamaica Independence NY gala this Saturday

Romain Virgo set to rock Jamaica Independence NY gala this Saturday

New York Hilton in Manhattan will be the venue for the 55th annual Jamaica Grand Independence Gala on Saturday, August 26. The black-tie event is hosted by the Jamaica Independence Foundation, Inc, under the patronage of Consul General of Jamaica Trudy Deans and the Jamaica Tourist Board. Scheduled to headline the evening’s entertainment package are Romain Virgo and The Unit Band. Grammy-win... »

Jah Cure Totaled His $30 Million AMG Benz

Jah Cure Totaled His $30 Million AMG Benz

Jah Cure totaled his brand new AMG Mercedes-Benz on Saturday night, but thankfully he was not hurt. The reggae crooner spent around $30 million on the new C-Class AMG a few months ago. That is around US$250,000. While these cars retail for around US$70,000 in the United States, import duties, and other taxes can easily double or triple the cost to own one of them in Jamaica. His insurance will mor... »

Miss Jamaica World saga… Toll rates to soar… Murder accused shot dead (VIDEO)

Miss Jamaica World saga… Toll rates to soar… Murder accused shot dead (VIDEO)

KINGSTON, Jamaica – There was widespread uproar after news surfaced that Shaneke Williams, who earlier this year had rape charges against her dropped, was selected as a finalist in the Miss Jamaica World beauty pageant. By Tuesday, Williams was pleading with Jamaicans to give her a chance; however her pleas fell on deaf ears, as Miss Jamaica World 1993, Lisa Hanna, echoed the sentiments of many wh... »

Aidonia’s “Yeah Yeah” Grips Dancehall Cops Says Song Threatens Public Safety

Aidonia’s “Yeah Yeah” Grips Dancehall Cops Says Song Threatens Public Safety

Aidonia’s new hit single “Yeah Yeah” is making cops nervous and are calling for dancehall fans to use caution when listening to the song. The 4thGenna deejay released the song last month and already it’s one of the biggest singles in dancehall this summer. It’s one of the most requested songs in parties and street dances across the island and fans seems to just go wild whenever it’s being pl... »

Dancehall Artist Kasanova Explains Why He Faked His Death (VIDEO)

Dancehall Artist Kasanova Explains Why He Faked His Death (VIDEO)

Dancehall artists Kasanova gave his friends and fans a scare recently when he mysteriously went missing. There were some talks in dancehall circles that he was faking his death to gain attention for his career. While it’s true that he faked his death, Kasanova says there is much more to the story around his disappearance. In a full-length interview with the Observer, the dancehall deejay says his ... »

DMX Placed On House Arrest After Failing Four Drug Tests

DMX Placed On House Arrest After Failing Four Drug Tests

DMX is currently on house arrest after failing a whopping four drug tests. DMX almost went back to prison, but instead, the judge was lenient on him and sent him to go on house arrest. TMZ reported that not only did the Ruff Ryders rapper failed four drug tests, he also turned up to his bail hearing half and hour late. That got to angered the judge, but perhaps the judge was having a great day so ... »

Foota Hype Trolling Alkaline Says ‘Extra Lesson’ Deejay Has No Kids

Foota Hype Trolling Alkaline Says ‘Extra Lesson’ Deejay Has No Kids

Foota Hype is trolling Alkaline on Instagram after welcoming his new baby. Alkaline famously raps about being the dancehall “gallis” of the moment, but Foota Hype is feeling some type of way about giving the Vendetta boss that title. “Some bwoy say dem a gallis and a talk bout extra lesson and nuh know dah feeling yah fi create life #adori day just born pic,” Foota Hype wrote in the caption of a p... »

Sean Kingston Threatens Alkaline and Vendetta Fans Over Tommy Lee Beef (VIDEO)

Sean Kingston Threatens Alkaline and Vendetta Fans Over Tommy Lee Beef (VIDEO)

Sean Kingston  has responded to a subtle diss from Alkaline last night on Instagram. The Time is Money singer posted a video letting his feelings be known after Alkaline called both him and his new artist Tommy Lee Sparta a b*tch in an Instagram post. “Just because you see me took a video of Tommy Lee a sleep a long time me know them man deh,” Kingston said. “Them man deh a me parry its just a jok... »

Drake Producer OVO40 Praises Jamaica’s Dancehall Culture

Drake Producer OVO40 Praises Jamaica’s Dancehall Culture

Jamaican celebrated it’s 55th Independence Day on August 6th and Drake‘s main producer and business partner Noah “40” Shebib praises the island’s dancehall culture. 40, who is of Lebanese/Canadian descent, grew up on reggae/dancehall music and that has heavily influenced his work over the years as seen in a lot of Drake’s biggest records like “One Dance” and “Controlla.” In fact, the entire Views ... »

Rihanna Dazzles At 2017 Crop Over Like A Goddess (VIDEO)

Rihanna Dazzles At 2017 Crop Over Like A Goddess (VIDEO)

Best to ever exist”. Rihanna has been praised by fans as she debuted her elaborate costume for Barbados’ Crop Over Festival. The singer attended the festival last weekend, and uploaded an photo of her outfit to Instagram, complete with multi-coloured feathers and a jewel-encrusted bikini. She also debuted her new turquoise hair after teasing a snap of it on Instagram over the weekend.  ... »

Ricky Genius White Out Jamaica Independence Boatride 2017 Aboard The Star Of New York

Ricky Genius White Out Jamaica Independence Boatride 2017 Aboard The Star Of New York

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Is Dancehall Ready To Crown Spice The New Queen

Is Dancehall Ready To Crown Spice The New Queen

Spice has already crowned herself the new queen of dancehall, but are fans and industry stakeholders ready to give her the crown? Last month, Spice made a bold statement on Instagram telling her fans that she is the new queen of dancehall. “The New #Queenofdancehall who vex,” she said. A lot of her fans agree with her statement but some fans are not yet sold. Now that Lady Saw has officially retir... »

Irie Dale and Al Bundy Jamaica Independence Party 2017 @ Mingles Bronx, Ny

Irie Dale and Al Bundy Jamaica Independence Party 2017 @ Mingles Bronx, Ny

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London2017: Bolt says starting blocks ‘the worst ones ever’ (VIDEO)

London2017: Bolt says starting blocks ‘the worst ones ever’ (VIDEO)

LONDON, England (CMC) – Track and field legend Usain Bolt has slammed the starting blocks used for Friday’s men’s 100 metres heats at the 16th IAAF World Championships as “the worst ones” he has ever used. The Jamaican, who failed to get away cleanly despite eventually winning heat six, said he had “stumbled” at the start because of the poor blocks. “I stumbled coming out of the blocks... »

Usher Getting Sued By A Man and Two Women For Herpes

Usher Getting Sued By A Man and Two Women For Herpes

Usher’s legal troubles is about to mushroom into a whole new level. The R&B legend is getting sued not just by two more women, but also by a man who claimed that he may have contracted Herpes from Usher through sexual intercourse. TMZ broke the story on Friday that three additional persons have stepped forward claiming that Usher exposed them to STD through sexual contact. So far the “Ne... »

Bobby Valentino Breaks Silence Says Transgender Extorting Him With Video

Bobby Valentino Breaks Silence Says Transgender Extorting Him With Video

Bobby Valentino has broken his silence on a viral video that shows him hiding and running out of a transgender apartment. The clip broke the internet on Monday leaving his fans in dismay as the transgender female trashed him on social media for allegedly hiring her and then refusing to paying. According to Bobby V, the person filming the video is not a prostitute and only resort to extort him afte... »

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