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Aidonia’s nine-year-old son, King Khalif, has passed away. The couple has not confirmed the news about their son’s death, but friends and family members have reacted as they share condolences. Aidonia, whose real name is Sheldon Aitana Ricardo Lawrence, is married to Kimberly MEGAN. The couple got married in 2016 when Khalif was two years old. There are unconfirmed reports that the little bo... »

Shenseea Says ‘Bob Marley Bigger Than Michael Jackson’ Igniting Debate

Shenseea Says ‘Bob Marley Bigger Than Michael Jackson’ Igniting Debate

Shenseea ignited a heated debate after tweeting “Bob Marley is bigger than Michael Jackson.” The dancehall singjay knows how to stir the pot and get her fans going, and she’s done it again with the controversial comparison of who is the bigger artist in the form of Bob Marley or Michael Jackson. Shenseea made the statement on Twitter on Thursday, which has now gone viral. The statement saw many Am... »

Jamaica’s New Banknotes To Arrive By First Week In December 2022

Jamaica’s New Banknotes To Arrive By First Week In December 2022

Finance Minister Dr. Nigel Clarke declared that the new banknotes for Jamaica are scheduled to arrive on the island by the first week of December. This is along with the commenced distribution of the $2000 bill that will feature the images of some of the country’s former Prime Ministers, Michael Manley and Edward Seaga. On Tuesday, Dr. Clarke noted that the ATMs (automated teller machines) are in ... »

Beenie Man Recuperating from Minor Injury After Motorcycle Crash – WATCH VIDEOS

Dancehall veteran Beenie Man is reportedly recuperating after suffering a minor injury when a taxi crashed into the motorcycle he was riding on Monday. Reports state that the 50-year-old deejay was speaking with someone in the corporate area when a taxi came around the corner and collided with his bike. Beenie Man was taken to the hospital for treatment, and subsequent medical tests revealed that ... »

Vybz Kartel Shares Another Photo From Behind Bars, Says “The Comet is Coming” – See Photo

Vybz Kartel Shares Another Photo From Behind Bars, Says “The Comet is Coming” – See Photo

Vybz Kartel has dropped a new photo on his Instagram account, in a white pair of Air Force 1 as he poses in black pants and shirt. The dancehall star, who has been incarcerated for over 11 years, has shared another picture of himself, showing fans his current, fashionable appearance behind bars. The deejay is seemingly either counting down the days of his forthcoming The Appellant EP or his final ... »

Dancehall Star Teejay Named Ambassador For Youths for Excellence

Dancehall Star Teejay Named Ambassador For Youths for Excellence

Dancehall artiste Teejay is volunteering his time and efforts to a private non-profit organization as an ambassador that will work with inner-city youth. On Friday, the non-profit shared news about the collaboration noting that Teejay’s life experiences and his impact as an artist will come together to be a powerful tool to help young people. Teejay, whose real name is Timoy Jones, hails from Glen... »

Shenseea Drops $250K On Blacked Out Lamborghini Urus

Shenseea Drops $250K On Blacked Out Lamborghini Urus

Shenseea will be heading to her next club gig in a fully blacked out Lamborghini Urus. There is no doubt that Shenseea is one of the hardest working Jamaican artists, whether male or female. Her success locally and then internationally is no surprise because she has been on her grind since scoring her breakout hit “Lodi” with Vybz Kartel in 2016. Needless to say, she has come a long way and is now... »

Polyamorous Relationship – All Living Together In Montego Bay – They Explain How It Started And How It Works – WATCH VIDEOS

Polyamorous Relationship – All Living Together In Montego Bay – They Explain How It Started And How It Works – WATCH VIDEOS

A Montego Bay resident is living a life many men dream of; a life with two girlfriends living happily under one roof as they all share each other as a throuple. Ryan Martin became a man with two lovers after his girlfriend, Chanelle Codner, suggested that they add a second woman to their relationship. Martin and Codner were together for two years, and when the notion was presented, Martin knew he ... »

Vybz Kartel Gets Death Threats and Harassment From Prison Guards: Exclusive

Vybz Kartel Gets Death Threats and Harassment From Prison Guards: Exclusive

Urban Islandz Exclusive: A spokesman for Vybz Kartel is alleging that the artist’s life could be in danger as a prison warden has threatened to kill the artist. On Sunday, the spokesman, who asked to remain anonymous, said that the family of the deejay fears for his life and have now called on his lawyer to reach out to Tower Street prison officials about the latest allegation. Attorney-at-law Isa... »

Dancehall Star Demarco Says He Is Done With Music Promoting Violence

Dancehall Star Demarco Says He Is Done With Music Promoting Violence

Demarco is done with gun songs. At least one veteran dancehall artist intends to heed the call of the government when it comes to violent gun lyrics. Well known for his often gritty lyrics, Demarco has revealed that he supports the Broadcasting Commission’s call for artists to stop focusing on gunman tunes. Last month, in October, the commission banned all scamming, Molly, and gun music from the a... »

Shaneil Muir Talks Quitting Dancehall “I Rather Be Rich In Christ” – Watch Interview

Shaneil Muir Talks Quitting Dancehall “I Rather Be Rich In Christ” – Watch Interview

While Shaneil Muir was on her ‘A’ game in Dancehall, she decided to close her Dancehall chapter to live a Christian life. The Top Gyal artiste, who is among the most prominent female artistes in the dancehall genre, announced her departure from the genre a week ago after accusing her manager of mishandling her finances, which left the internet buzzing. Appearing on Winford William’s Onstage, she e... »

Marcia Griffiths Recovering $5 Million As Scammer Agrees To Repay Funds

Marcia Griffiths Recovering $5 Million As Scammer Agrees To Repay Funds

The man accused of defrauding veteran reggae artist Marcia Griffiths millions of dollars in a purported land transaction has pleaded guilty to two counts of obtaining money by false pretense and has agreed to repay the singer her money. The man, Ray Morgan, is a convicted felon. On Wednesday (Oct 5.), he offered to pay restitution to the victim when he appeared before Senior Parish Judge Lori-Anne... »

Vybz Kartel’s Attorney Isat Buchanan Guilty Of Professional Misconduct

Vybz Kartel’s Attorney Isat Buchanan Guilty Of Professional Misconduct

Vybz Kartel’s attorney, Isat Buchanan, will be sanctioned at a hearing in the future after being found guilty of professional misconduct by the disciplinary committee of the General Legal Council (GLC) that oversees complaints against attorneys in Jamaica. On October 1, Isat Buchanan was found guilty of professional misconduct, just about two years after the Office of the Director of Public ... »

Vybz Kartel’s Ex-Wife Shorty Dancing On The Gram, Reacts To His Fiancée

Vybz Kartel’s Ex-Wife Shorty Dancing On The Gram, Reacts To His Fiancée

Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson is seemingly reacting to an interview on Fox 5 featuring Vybz Kartel’s fiancee Sidem Ozturk. Kartel shared a preview of the interview by Lisa Evers on his Instagram account. Urbanislandz first broke the news that the Worl Boss was engaged to Ozturk, who is Turkish. Many have been curious about the woman who has been linked to Vybz Kartel while he was reportedly still... »

Vybz Kartel Transferred To GP Prison After Fiancee Interview On Fox 5 NY

Vybz Kartel Transferred To GP Prison After Fiancee Interview On Fox 5 NY

A day after Sidem Ozturk did a live interview speaking about her engagement with Vybz Kartel, the dancehall star was transferred to another prison. Vybz Kartell, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, has been housed at the Horizon Remand Center since last year June, when he was transferred from the Spanish Town lockup to Horizon. It appears that prison authorities were angered by his fiancee’s TV inte... »

Google Doodle Honors Jamaican Icon Miss Lou On Her 103rd birthday

Google Doodle Honors Jamaican Icon Miss Lou On Her 103rd birthday

Renowned Jamaican poet and noted activist Louise Bennett-Coverley, popularly known as Miss Lou, is being honored by Google with a Doodle on what would have been her 103rd birthday today, September 7. Beyond her activism, Miss Lou will always be fondly remembered for her dedication to Jamaican folklore and her commitment to using entertainment and humor to educate the island about its proud culture... »

Busy signal Shares His Jamaica Pride When Traveling In Calls For Peace

Busy signal Shares His Jamaica Pride When Traveling In Calls For Peace

Veteran dancehall artist, Busy Signal, has one wish for Jamaica, and that is that there will be peace on the island. As Jamaicans get ready to celebrate the nation’s diamond jubilee, this dream has come even more into focus. The “One More Night” deejay made the comments during a recent interview with the Star. He added that even though that wish may seem impossible right now, especially with viole... »

Still no date for Vybz Kartel’s fate

Still no date for Vybz Kartel’s fate

Legions of Gaza fans are anxiously awaiting the verdict of the Court of Appeal judges who will decide on the fate of the ‘World Boss’, Adidja  ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer, and his three co-convicts for murder. The wait is said to be proving to be almost interminable for die-hard fans of the celebrated deejay. But despite all the hand-wringing and frantic speculations over recent weeks and even months, th... »

Tanto Blacks Wanted In Connection With Fraud

Tanto Blacks Wanted In Connection With Fraud

Tanto Blacks, Dancehall entertainer, and former Magnum Kings and Queens (MKQ) contestant is wanted by officers of the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigations Branch (CTOC) in connection with fraud-related charges. This was revealed in the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish Court when the entertainer’s co-accused, 2009 male winner of the MKQ competition, Poor and Boasy, real name Omar John... »

Bounty Killer, Baby Cham Tribute Beenie Man On His 49th Birthday

Bounty Killer, Baby Cham Tribute Beenie Man On His 49th Birthday

Bounty Killer, Baby Cham and more dancehall artistes tribute Beenie Man on his 49th birthday. The two legendary artists appear to be friends again as Bounty Killer wished Beenie Man a happy birthday on Monday (August 22). A month ago, the artists scared fans after they appeared to break their unity pact and descended into an online trace-off as they leveled allegations that the other was being dis... »

Shenseea Now 4th Most Listen Reggae Artist On Spotify Behind Bob Marley, Sean Paul & Shaggy

Shenseea Now 4th Most Listen Reggae Artist On Spotify Behind Bob Marley, Sean Paul & Shaggy

Shenseea’s Spotify monthly listeners continue to grow as the artist is now the fourth Jamaican artist with the highest Spotify Monthly listeners. Her local manager Romeich Major shared that Shenseea now has 7 million monthly listeners as she stands among some of the greatest musicians in Jamaican history. According to Major’s post, Shenseea is fourth behind Shaggy with 14.4 million, Marley in seco... »

Capleton Recovering After Crashing His Mercedes-Benz

Capleton Recovering After Crashing His Mercedes-Benz

Capleton is recovering following a recent car accident he was involved in. According to reports, the reggae artist was involved in a serious accident in St. Thomas on Tuesday morning (August 9). The singer’s manager shared that the “Fireman” artist suffered minor injuries from the accident. The car that Capleton was traveling in was reportedly overturned while on the Llandewey around 5 am. The “Th... »

Marion Hall Comments On Spice’s New Crowning, Says Everyone Is A Queen

Marion Hall Comments On Spice’s New Crowning, Says Everyone Is A Queen

The “Queen of Dancehall” title that Lady Saw, now known as Minister Marion Hall held for several years has officially been passed down to her successor, Spice, who is deemed one of the most accomplished female entertainers in the genre out of Jamaica. Recently, Minister Hall shared her thoughts about the new crowning with DancehallMag where she expressed that everyone is a queen and her crown is i... »

Bounty Killer and Police Officer Get into Physical Altercation in St. Thomas After Event Ends Early – Watch Video (Explicit)

Bounty Killer and Police Officer Get into Physical Altercation in St. Thomas After Event Ends Early – Watch Video (Explicit)

In a recent post on his Instagram, Bounty Killer called out members of Jamaica’s police force for what he considered the premature ending of the St. Thomas Jerk Festival on Sunday, which resulted in the artiste getting into a physical altercation with an officer. According to Bounty Killer, the community development event was prematurely shut down at 12:25 a.m. by the police, and he noted the larg... »

Bounty Killer’s Instagram Page Deactivated Again

Bounty Killer’s Instagram Page Deactivated Again

Dancehall veteran Bounty Killer who is well known for his bold and disparaging comments towards the justice system in Jamaica is at the forefront of another controversy after his official Instagram page which boasted over 900,000 followers was again deactivated by the social media platform. Over the weekend, the “Five Star General” made an appearance on the stage of the St. Thomas Jerk Festival th... »

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