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US Embassy Issues WARNING, Not to Travel to Several Communities in Jamaica – Video Report

US Embassy Issues WARNING, Not to Travel to Several Communities in Jamaica – Video Report

As reported on Wednesday evening, The United States of America Embassy in Jamaica has issued a strong security alert to US government personnel to not travel to crime hot-spot areas, making note of August Town and Cassava Piece in St Andrew. There has been an increase in shootings and gun related violence over the past two weeks in the upper St. Andrew communities, the shootings were highlighted i... »

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... »

Dog Paw Shot and Killed by Police (VIDEO)

Dog Paw Shot and Killed by Police (VIDEO)

As reported moments ago, top Jamaican Gangster Christopher ‘Dog Paw’ Anthony Linton was shot and killed by lawmen in August Town which is located in St Andrew. Paw who was recently released from prison was killed on Monday afternoon, a pistol was reportedly taken from Linton after the shooting, it’s unclear what lead to the fatal encounter. Months ago, in June, the gang leader was shot and injured... »

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... »

Macka Diamond Opens Up About Getting BEATEN With BOARD by Top Jamaican Artiste – VIDEO

Macka Diamond Opens Up About Getting BEATEN With BOARD by Top Jamaican Artiste – VIDEO

Top dancehall female artists Macka Diamond took to social media a few hours ago to share her most traumatic experience in the music industry. It was an incident that took place in her teens when she was young hanging out at various studios, mostly to get dubs. According to Macka she was paid to not expose the person but the experience has been heavy on her mind and she now wants to enlighten us on... »

Mr. Vegas Exposes Bounty Killer (VIDEO)

Mr. Vegas Exposes Bounty Killer (VIDEO)

The feud between Dancehall veteran artiste Mr Vegas and The “5 Star General” Bounty Killer is bound to heat up at this time, as the ‘Heads High’ singer came out and exposed some very controversial information about the “Killa”. In this new set of controversies, Mr Vegas is once again calling the ‘Look Into My Eyes’ deejay a paedophile for getting a 15-year-old girl pregnant while he was 21 years o... »

$100,000JA Reportedly STOLEN From Tommy Lee Sparta In Prison

$100,000JA Reportedly STOLEN From Tommy Lee Sparta In Prison

10s of thousands of dollars have been allegedly confiscated from the cell of incarcerated Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta, and prison authorities have denied any knowledge of the occurrence. According to the reports, the amount that was confiscated from the deejay at the Tower Hill correctional facility, where he is staying is said to be away least $100,000. The Jamaica Gleaner who had sources ... »

Buju Banton & Vybz Kartel Beef Timeline: Everything You Need To Know

Buju Banton & Vybz Kartel Beef Timeline: Everything You Need To Know

Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel beef is the feud we didn’t expect as we head into this year’s festive season. The to dancehall legends have both come a long way from a time when dancehall was being shunned by those who felt the content of the music was in a terrible place. The LGBT community at the time labeled the music “murder music.” Buju Banton and Vybz Kartel have grown along with the genre, whic... »

Richie Stephens Denies Sexually Assaulting General Ling, Hires Attorney (VIDEO)

Richie Stephens Denies Sexually Assaulting General Ling, Hires Attorney (VIDEO)

Reggae singer Richie Stephens on Saturday night denied that he raped a 27-year-old Singapore entertainer, General Ling, who was formerly a part of his entourage. The artist best known for his singles like “Weakness for Sweetness” said the woman had accused him of rape, and the matter was reported to police in Australia, but he was not charged. Richie Stephens admitted that the woman was on tour wi... »

Tanya Stephens Shares A Prominent Dancehall Artist Sexually Assaulted Her

Tanya Stephens Shares A Prominent Dancehall Artist Sexually Assaulted Her

Tanya Stephens revealed a prominent dancehall artist sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager. In a recent IG Live session with Shannon Mack, reggae singer Tanya Stephens took to Instagram to reveal descriptions of her sexual attacker. The descriptions sent fans into speculation mode as they searched the reggae scene looking for the perpetrator, which she disclosed. The topic at hand was bro... »

Vybz Kartel Calls Entertainers “Among the least educated In Society”

Vybz Kartel wants entertainers to stop giving medical advice. The dancehall deejay has been named as one of the entertainers that the government was considering to use to help change vax hesitancy attitude after his attorney-at-law Isat Buchanan said Vybz Kartel was willing to take the vax According to his lawyer, Vybz Kartel has received one shot of the AstraZeneca and is among a small fraction o... »

PM Holness Celebrates Charlyne Smith First Black Woman with PhD In Nuclear Engineering

PM Holness Celebrates Charlyne Smith First Black Woman with PhD In Nuclear Engineering

Prime Minister Andrew Holness of Jamaica is in a celebratory mood as he congratulates Charlyne Smith, one of Jamaica’s most prestigious scholars this year in her recent accomplishment of being the first black woman to earn a PhD in Nuclear Engineering at Florida University. Smith had her roots in the parish of St. Catherine where she was also educated at St. Catherine High before moving on to Copp... »

Usain Bolt’s Album Outperforms Vybz Kartel & Spice, Debuts In Top 10 Billboard

Usain Bolt’s Album Outperforms Vybz Kartel & Spice, Debuts In Top 10 Billboard

Usain Bolt released his joint debut album Country Yutes with his manager and dancehall artist NJ, and it secured its place on the Billboard chart. Is this enough to finally earn him some respect in the dancehall community? While Usain Bolt is one of the most famous people in the world, at home, he is often underestimated. In spite of the impact that he has made on the world, history, and popular c... »

Popcaan STUCK in ENGLAND Unable to Attend Court in JAMAICA

Popcaan STUCK in ENGLAND Unable to Attend Court in JAMAICA

Popular Dancehall artiste Popcaan was given a court date for today, however, the legal team of the deejay has given information that a new court date was selected due to him not being able to appear before the judge due to a mandatory quarantine he has to do based on his recent UK travel. The ‘Unruly Boss’, was slapped with several charges in April of this year when the Police received reports tha... »

Vybz Kartel Takes First Dose Of ASTRA-ZENICA VACCINE

Vybz Kartel Takes First Dose Of ASTRA-ZENICA VACCINE

Incarcerated Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has finally got his wish, after his attorney at law Isat Buchannan revealed that the Entertainer was interested in being vaccinated against Covid-19. According to information relayed to the Jamaica Observer, the “Worl Boss” was among, the likes of around 30 inmates, at Horizon Adult Correctional Centre, who took their first Jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine ... »

Popcaan Ordered To Be Present In Court On November 4 Or Risk Arrest

Popcaan Ordered To Be Present In Court On November 4 Or Risk Arrest

Popcaan will likely be present in court on November 4 to answer traffic charges. The dancehall veteran hindered traffic court proceedings on Thursday (September 2) when he failed to make an appearance. Legal representatives of the artist informed the court that the entertainer could not show up because he is currently in quarantine. While not much information was made available about the situation... »

Chronixx Cancels New York Concert, Venue Says Vaccines Not The Issue

Chronixx Cancels New York Concert, Venue Says Vaccines Not The Issue

A concert that was supposed to be held in New York at the Brooklyn Mirage was canceled by Chronixx himself and not because of any updated vaccine mandate. That’s according to a representative of the venue who confirmed with The Gleaner that neither their management nor the city had anything to do with the cancellation. The concert was scheduled for next Monday, September 6. According to the uniden... »

Popcaan and Beres Hammond Drops “A Mother’s Love” Visual (VIDEO)

Popcaan and Beres Hammond Drops “A Mother’s Love” Visual (VIDEO)

Popcaan and Beres Hammond drops off “A Mother’s Love” visual. “A Mother’s Love” video has already made it among the top Trending on YouTube with well over 100K views in less than 24 hours. The touching medley was executive produced by Shane C. Brown in association with Harmony House and Unruly Entertainment. It was directed by Prof and Kryss Ras. The song begins with a short monologue from Beres H... »

Reggae Sumfest To Require Patrons To Be Fully Vaccinated, Says Skatta Burrell

Reggae Sumfest To Require Patrons To Be Fully Vaccinated, Says Skatta Burrell

Downsound Entertainment executive and Dancehall music producer Cordell Skatta Burrell says that the music festival is coming back for 2022 after being on a hiatus for the past two years due to the coronavirus pandemic, but all patrons will have to be vaccinated before they are allowed to attend. Speaking on TVJ’s Entertainment Report, the music producer says that events allowing only vaccinated pe... »

Lee “Scratch” Perry, Reggae Icon & Dub Pioneer, Dead At 85

Lee “Scratch” Perry, Reggae Icon & Dub Pioneer, Dead At 85

Reggae dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry has died at age 85. The legendary artist and producer died at the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover, on Sunday morning. Known for his eccentric styles and provocative song lyrics like “Pum Pum,” the artist had been briefly sick, according to reports. Perry, who previously lived in Switzerland with his wife Mireille, leaves behind their two children and h... »

JAMAICA Government Welcomes Vybz Kartel Push To Take Vaccine

JAMAICA Government Welcomes Vybz Kartel Push To Take Vaccine

The Attorney at Law for incarcerated Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has expressed that the entertainer has said he would love to be vaccinated. Luckily for the “Worl Boss”, the Minister of Health and Wellness, Christopher Tufton along with his opposition Morais Guy has said that they are on board with the move. According to Isat Buchannan, who recently put the motion out about the entertainer being... »

Vybz Kartel’s Prison Under Massive Probe Following Fox 5 NY’s Interview

Vybz Kartel’s Prison Under Massive Probe Following Fox 5 NY’s Interview

Several agencies have launched a joint investigation into an interview with Vybz Kartel conducted virtually by Fox 5 New York’s Lisa Evers. The first of a two-part series on the artist aired on Wednesday night in which Vybz Kartel called in to talk about the conditions about his cell and his bid for freedom at the Privy Council in the United Kingdom, the highest court of appeal in Jamaica. On Thur... »

Vybz Kartel Talks Battling Illness In Prison & Says His Cell Is Like A “Dungeon”

Vybz Kartel Talks Battling Illness In Prison & Says His Cell Is Like A “Dungeon”

Vybz Kartel is in good spirits and hopeful in his first exclusive TV interview in a decade. Since his incarceration, dancehall mogul Vybz Kartel has not been heard from outside of his music. In his first interview in ten years, the deejay is opening up to Fox 5 NY’s Lisa Evers about life in prison, his health, and his legal woes. Vybz Kartel was convicted for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams ... »

Dancehall Music Producer Skatta Burrell Sounds Alarm After 2-Week Battle With Covid-19

Dancehall Music Producer Skatta Burrell Sounds Alarm After 2-Week Battle With Covid-19

The Covid-19 virus is very real and very dangerous. These are the words of dancehall music producer Skatta Burrell who recently chimed in on a debate about the fact that many people seem to think that the virus is made up. He used his own experience with it to assure those who are still in doubt about the devastating effects of the virus on some people who have contracted it. His comment was in re... »

Ce’Cile Bans Unvaccinated People From Her Home As Delta Variant Reaches Jamaica

Ce’Cile Bans Unvaccinated People From Her Home As Delta Variant Reaches Jamaica

The dancehall deejay says she has been indoors since the Covid-19 pandemic started because she is asthmatic and at risk of complications should she contract the virus. As such, Ce’Cile says she has ensured that she is vaccinated because it could be her best chance of fighting the virus. The artiste’s post comes following the announcement by the Jamaican government on Wednesday that twenty-two case... »

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