Jamaica

Mavado Sued For Over $500,000 USD By Ugandan Promoter

Mavado Sued For Over $500,000 USD By Ugandan Promoter

Dancehall superstar Mavado is at the forefront of yet another legal battle and this time, he is being sued by a Ugandan show promoter named Chinedu Ikoroha of Cee Cee Entertainment Ltd. for a no-show in 2012 and 2013 at a concert that he was booked to headline in the country. Based on court documents obtained by DancehallMag, the lawsuit was filed against the Jamaican entertainer in 2019 and it sh... »

Bounty Killer’s 50th Birthday Party… WATCH VIDEO Performance From Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Beenie, Busy Signal, Teejay, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth ETC

Bounty Killer’s 50th Birthday Party… WATCH VIDEO Performance From Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Beenie, Busy Signal, Teejay, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth ETC

Sunday, June 12 was Rodney Basil Price aka Bounty Killer’s 50th birthday and almost the entire dancehall turned up to help him celebrate the significant occasion. Dancehall stars such as Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Khago, Laa Lee, Busy Signal, General B, Beenie Man, Munga, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth and many others hit the stage at the waterfront in Down Town, Kingston to show their love and appreciation... »

Scammer Allegedly Defrauds Reggae Singer Marcia Griffiths Of $5-Million For Bogus Real Estate Deal

Scammer Allegedly Defrauds Reggae Singer Marcia Griffiths Of $5-Million For Bogus Real Estate Deal

Queen of Reggae, Marcia Griffiths was defrauded of approximately $5 million JMD by a fraudster who pretended to be selling her a real estate property. According to reports, in June of 2021, the fraudster made a deal with Griffiths where he and his partners would loan her an amount of US$500,000 to purchase a property, however, she would need to make an initial payment before the money is disbursed... »

U.S. Issues Warning Against Travelling To Jamaica Due To High Crime Rate

U.S. Issues Warning Against Travelling To Jamaica Due To High Crime Rate

he U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has issued a travel advisory for Jamaica, where it is advising persons to reconsider travelling to the country due to the crime rate. Jamaica was listed with a level three category, indicating that there is widespread violent or organized crime present in areas of the country. It further indicated that “Local police lack the resources to res... »

Minister Marion Asks Skatta “How Dare You A Call Mi Out Fi Dancehall Night?”

Minister Marion Asks Skatta “How Dare You A Call Mi Out Fi Dancehall Night?”

Former dancehall-singer-turn-gospel-artiste Minister Marion Hall is sending a message to Cordel ‘Skatta’ Burrell regarding his Reggae Sumfest invitations, which she described as the devil making another move on her. Minister Hall sent her message in a video singing, “Massa God put a tracker pan mi, cause him know seh di devil wah mi. Weh day him send out di whole army so mi God put a tracker pan m... »

Dancehall Artiste Choppa Banks And Wanted Man Reportedly Killed In Shootout With Police

Dancehall Artiste Choppa Banks And Wanted Man Reportedly Killed In Shootout With Police

Emerging dancehall artiste Choppa Banks was killed during a shootout with the police and Manton “Banton” Brown, whose one of St Ann’s most wanted men. The upcoming entertainer was in the company of Banton, who was wanted in the connection to a 2017 double murder that happened in St Catherine, as well as two other killings he committed. The shooting that occurred on the North-South Highway of St An... »

Buju Banton Sends Message To Badman Artistes

Buju Banton Sends Message To Badman Artistes

Reggae veteran Buju Banton recently performed at the Weddy Weddy event and during his presentation, he gave a speech on modern artistes who are also criminals. To start his talks the ‘Gargamel’ highlighted that there are a lot of wrong things happening in Jamaica which can be fixed back, however, the problem is the artistes in the ghetto are carrying guns around. As such the “Driver” singer made i... »

Vybz Kartel Hints At Winning Appeal At Privy Council

Vybz Kartel Hints At Winning Appeal At Privy Council

Incarcerated Dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel is in high spirits for the trial of his upcoming appeal with the UK Privy Council. Proclaimed as the “King of Dancehall” on his social media pages, he shared a post recently to his Instagram story to let artistes know that they should continue to enjoy their stardom for now…until he returns from prison. “Everybody is a Star till Privy council says “you’re ... »

Jada Kingdom Admits Selling Sex For US$35,000

Jada Kingdom Admits Selling Sex For US$35,000

Jada Kingdom proudly admitted to accepting cash for sex after Asian Doll came at her saying Jada told her she had sex with rapper Fredo Bang for US$10,000. The Dancehall deejay boldly went on Instagram to set the record straight, saying Asian Doll was telling pure lies because she had sex for US$35,000 which is approximate JM$5,414,766, Continuing, Jada did not stop there, she said Asian Doll neve... »

Beenie Man To Perform In The USA, Headlines Show With Nicki Minaj

Beenie Man To Perform In The USA, Headlines Show With Nicki Minaj

Beenie Man will be making an earlier appearance in the United States than his initial schedule in August, which is when the dancehall star is booked to perform at the ‘Let Get Fr.ee Conscious Carnival’. The 48-year-old artiste’s trip to the U.S has now moved up with the confirmation that he will be headlining the Essence Festival of Culture alongside iconic rapper Nicki Minaj in New Orleans, Louis... »

Sanchez’s Son Fatally Shot In St. Andrew, Jamaica

Sanchez’s Son Fatally Shot In St. Andrew, Jamaica

A shooting in Bedward Gardens, St. Andrew, claimed the lives of three men and the police have identified one of the deceased males to be Kevin Anthony Jackson, the son of Gospel singer Sanchez. The untimely death comes in the midst of the Veteran burying his 74-year old mother, Bridgette Gardner Ivey who passed away earlier in April in Canada as she struggled with cancer, which made him too distra... »

World/Jamaican Sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser Finishes In Second Place

World/Jamaican Sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser Finishes In Second Place

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce finished second with 22.79 seconds (1.3m/s) in the 200 metres at the National Stadium. At the Velocity Fest 11 on Saturday, the World and Olympic champion opened her outdoor season with initially a quick start but her speed later slowed after leading the race to 170 metres. After she slowed down Bahamian Anthonique Strachan picked up the pace and won the race with a season’... »

Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 2022 Laureus Sportswoman Of The Year Award

Elaine Thompson-Herah Wins 2022 Laureus Sportswoman Of The Year Award

Double Olympic sprint champion, Elaine Thompson-Herah has won the 2022 Laureus Sportswoman of the Year award, becoming the first female athlete from Jamaica to be bestowed this coveted honour since its inception in 2000. A total of six women across the world from various sporting events such as tennis, swimming, football, and track and field were nominated for the award, however, the Jamaican spri... »

Jamaica Records Historic Low Unemployment Rate

Jamaica Records Historic Low Unemployment Rate

According to a Labour Force Survey by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), Jamaica’s unemployment fell to a record low of 6.2% in January 2022. However, in January 2020, STATIN reported that the country’s unemployment rate was 7.1% which was 0.9% less compared to this year. Based on further findings presented, in January 2022, over 1,257,100 people were employed which is an increase of 5... »

Michael Manley Wouldn’t Want To Be Beside Edward Seaga On Same $2000 Banknote Says Ex-Wife (VIDEO)

Michael Manley Wouldn’t Want To Be Beside Edward Seaga On Same $2000 Banknote Says Ex-Wife (VIDEO)

The announcement of the new banknotes triggered many controversies, one of which spoke about the two former prime ministers, Michael Manley and Edward Seaga, being on the $2000 banknote, even though they were rivals. Beverly Manley, the former wife of Michael Manley, spoke with the gleaner about what she believes her husband would think about being placed next to Seaga. “I feel as strongly about i... »

Shenseea & Interscope Records Hit With $10 Million Lawsuit Over “Lick”

Shenseea & Interscope Records Hit With $10 Million Lawsuit Over “Lick”

By Devi Seitaram Shenseea and her record label, Interscope Records, are being sued for $10 million for alleged copyright infringement over “Lick”. The sexual content of “Lick” is not the only thing causing controversy for Shenseea as the singer in the height of enjoying her debut album ‘ALPHA’ being released, has been hit with a multimillion-dollar lawsuit by an artist claiming to be the copyright... »

Tommy Lee Sparta Doing Well Following Transfer To St. Catherine Prison

Tommy Lee Sparta Doing Well Following Transfer To St. Catherine Prison

By Anna-Kaye Kerr Tommy Lee Sparta is in better health physically and mentally following his transfer to a new prison. Incarcerated Dancehall star Yommy Lee=Sparta has been transferred from the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre to the St. Catherine Adult Correctional Centre. The transfer comes two weeks after an altercation with a warder that left the “Godfather” deejay admitted to a public h... »

Shenseea Confirms She’s In A Relationship, Talks Drake & London On Da Track

Shenseea Confirms She’s In A Relationship, Talks Drake & London On Da Track

Shenseea confirms that she is in a relationship with someone while address recent rumors about her involvement with Drake and London On Da Track. When it comes to Drake, it seems that the outrageous rumors follow him. Long before the pepper sauce saga popped up was the allegation that the Canadian-born rapper had impregnated Shenseea and the two argued about her having an abortion. On Friday, on t... »

Tommy Lee Sparta Hospitalized After Brutal Beating In Prison With Prison Officials

Tommy Lee Sparta Hospitalized After Brutal Beating In Prison With Prison Officials

Montego Bay dancehall star Tommy Lee Sparta was hospitalized on Monday following a reported prison altercation. As reported, the “Blessings” singer was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital Monday after he had an altercation with correctional officers. The reported altercation took place earlier Monday morning, he initially received treatment at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre in Downto... »

Skatta Burrell Invite Lady Saw To Reggae Sumfest 2022 To Quell Crime

Skatta Burrell Invite Lady Saw To Reggae Sumfest 2022 To Quell Crime

By Orlando Dowlatt Business is business. This is the philosophy of music producer Skatta Burrell, who has weighed in on the ongoing saga between former dancehall artiste Lady Saw turned Minister Marion Hall and several other current female entertainers. Recently Marion Hall announced that she would be stepping away from her current format of preaching on social media. Many have since speculated th... »

Bounty Killer Gives Spice Her Flowers, “Baddest Female Inna Dancehall”

Bounty Killer Gives Spice Her Flowers, “Baddest Female Inna Dancehall”

Bounty Killer names Spice the “baddest” female dancehall artiste currently. The “Go Down Deh” deejay is known for her raunchy songs, which has landed her with the “Queen of the Dancehall” title in succession from Lady Saw. Nowadays, the artist is on TV for Love & Hip Hop Atlanta and promoting her Graci Noir clothing line. Despite all of her successes, Spice has remained humble and acknowledged... »

Jamaica Constabulary Force Encourages Gangsters To “Inform” On Their Rivals

Jamaica Constabulary Force Encourages Gangsters To “Inform” On Their Rivals

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), recently shared a post on its Twitter page, imploring gangsters in the country to “inform” on their competition. This new campaign strategy by the JCF, left competing criminals with clear instructions on how they can get the job done by tagging @crimestopjamaica or dialing 311 and giving them their location. Check out the JCF’s Twitter post below:   »

Reggae Sumfest Returns With Live Show This Year July 20 To 23

Entertainment is one segment of the economy that has been rocked during the ongoing global pandemic. Jamaica’s entertainment and music scene has not been left out of the oppressive restrictions as their government continues to try and battle the spread of the deadly virus. There have been some subtle signs of a return to normalcy as more shows are being hosted using Covid-19 protocols. The Reggae ... »

Nesbeth Addresses Alleged Beef With Vybz Kartel

Nesbeth steps forward to address his rumored beef with Vybz Kartel The reggae singer is dispelling rumors that he had any beef with the Gazanation leader or that his 2017 critique of Youth View Awards organizers caused his career to plummet shortly after. Nesbeth addressed the matter on his Instagram LIVE when he answered questions from YardVibez TV, which queried, “Do you believe that your career... »

Wayne Wonder On His Relationship With Buju Banton: “I guess we grew apart”

Wayne Wonder On His Relationship With Buju Banton: “I guess we grew apart”

Wayne Wonder is opening up about his strained relationship with Buju Banton. The reggae crooner admitted that the relationship is just “not the same” as it was. Wayne Wonder sat down with DJ Kash on his podcast where he shared his feelings on the state of his relationship with reggae/dancehall legend Buju Bantpn, who he was once close friends with. The “No Letting Go” singer opened up about where ... »

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