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Mavado’s Son Dante Brooks Found Guilty Of Murder

Mavado’s Son Dante Brooks Found Guilty Of Murder

Mavado’s teenage son, Dante Brooks, was found guilty of murder. The 18-year-old, who has been on trial for murder, firearm, and arson for the past two weeks, was found guilty of murder by a Circuit Court judge on Wednesday, January 27. Dante Brooks was also found guilty of arson and illegal possession of a firearm, all of which carries life in prison. This latest development means that it’s highly... »

Luton Shelton: Jamaican Reggae Boyz Striker Has Died From ALS

Luton Shelton: Jamaican Reggae Boyz Striker Has Died From ALS

Reggae Boyz striker Luton Shelton has sadly succumbed to the chronic and incurable Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, ALS, disease at the tender age of 35. Shelton is revered as one of Jamaica’s most prolific footballers. His strengths, such as his ability to out-run and out-maneuver opponents from his forward attacking positions, along with his superb shooting power, would go on to benefit his school... »

Beenie Man Performed At Dwyane Wade’s 39th Birthday Celebration

Beenie Man Performed At Dwyane Wade’s 39th Birthday Celebration

Beenie Man helped Dwyane Wade celebrate his 39th birthday in dancehall style. Beenie Man is proving that age is just a number and that he is still a very much requested entertainer. The veteran deejay recently shared that he was invited to be a guest performer at retired NBA player Dwyane Wade’s birthday celebration yesterday, Sunday, January 17. Early this morning, January 18, Beenie Man shared a... »

Beenie Man & Krystal Tomlinson Announces Split: “This chapter on love is closed”

Beenie Man & Krystal Tomlinson Announces Split: “This chapter on love is closed”

Beenie Man and Krystal Tomlinson announced their breakup. Beenie Man  and Krystal Tomlinson are no longer together, as the politician and motivational speaker confirmed via her social media account that she has parted ways with the King of the Dancehall. They were previously engaged to be married and have a two-year-old daugther, Xiah. In January 2020, the couple had teased that they planned to ma... »

Mavado’s Son Dante Brooks’ Murder Trial Underway, Witnesses Cross-examined

Mavado’s Son Dante Brooks’ Murder Trial Underway, Witnesses Cross-examined

The verdict in the trial of Dante Brooks, the son of Dancehall Deejay Mavado, is expected to be handed down by the end of the month. Brooks’ Attorney-at-Law Peter Champagnie QC said the trial began on January 11, 2021, and is still in the prosecution stage. “The prosecution is still presenting its case, and the main witnesses are still being cross-examined. I can’t say for sure how long the trial ... »

Reggae Month 2021 Virtual Launch Sets For January 31

Reggae Month 2021 Virtual Launch Sets For January 31

Reggae Month 2021 is on despite the ongoing pandemic that has forced the cancellation of many similar events. Things look hopeful for the month-long celebration of one of Jamaica’s most famous creations. It will be organized by the Reggae Month Secretariat. That group is a collective of members from Jamaica’s ministries of tourism and culture, gender, entertainment and sports, and the Jamaica Regg... »

Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee to face courts on Wednesday

Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee to face courts on Wednesday

Attorney-at-law Donahue Martin, who along with Queen’s Counsel Tom Tavares-Finson are representing dancehall entertainer Tommy Lee Sparta, has shared that their client did not appear in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Wednesday. “The short answer is the matter never went to court,” Martin told THE WEEKEND STAR. “The registrar called yesterday (Wednesday) to indic... »

St James, Jamaica scammer stripped of millions in fines and assets

St James, Jamaica scammer stripped of millions in fines and assets

The police are describing as a major success the result of a case in which a 35-year-old man, considered to be a major player in the lottery scamming scheme, was stripped of property valued at close to eight million and US$6,230. The man identified as Algrando Stewart of a Brissette Road address in Cambridge, St. James was also ordered to pay over $13 million to the crown following his guilty plea... »

Tony Rebel Announces Rebel Salute Going Virtual For 2021 Staging

Tony Rebel Announces Rebel Salute Going Virtual For 2021 Staging

The current coronavirus pandemic has forced many promoters around the world to get innovative. Many popular shows in Jamaica, like Reggae Sumfest and the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, have followed suit and added their own special touch. This will also be the case for the organizers of Rebel Salute. The show’s organizers, which is usually a two-day reggae festival, have officially announced t... »

Bob Marley’s Daughter Dismisses Reports Rita Marley Is Dead

Bob Marley’s Daughter Dismisses Reports Rita Marley Is Dead

Rita Marley is NOT dead. Sometimes the internet can be a friend, and other times it can be a foe used by others for clickbait as it spreads misinformation. Such was the case of an internet hoax claiming that Rita Marley, the widow of Reggae Legend, Bob Marley was dead. In fact, Mrs. Marley is alive and well, as her oldest daughter, Cedella, shared a heartwarming video of her mother being anything ... »

Usain Bolt Vibe With Girlfriend Kasi Bennet In Studio Amid Popcaan Beef

Usain Bolt Vibe With Girlfriend Kasi Bennet In Studio Amid Popcaan Beef

Usain Bolt turned his attention to his girlfriend and vibe with her in the studio amid a social media spat with Popcaan. Usain Bolt is a man of many talents, and he’s planning on perfecting every single one of them with his queen by his side. Bolt has long spoken about his love for music, and now that he is finally retired from the tracks and has tried his hands at football, he’s now focusing on t... »

Vybz Kartel’s Wife Shorty Shares PDA Photo On His 45th Birthday, “My husband birthday loading”

Vybz Kartel’s Wife Shorty Shares PDA Photo On His 45th Birthday, “My husband birthday loading”

Vybz Kartel celebrates his 45th birthday today (January 7) and judging from his wife Shorty’s recent posts on IG, it will be lit. Vybz Kartel might be in jail, but he is still receiving love from his baby mother and common-law wife, Tenesha “Shorty” Johnson, who is anticipating the Dancehall icon’s birthday on January 7, 2021. The two have been together for over a decade and share thre... »

Vybz Kartel And Fellow Inmates Goes on Hunger Strike Due to Abuse From Officers

Vybz Kartel And Fellow Inmates Goes on Hunger Strike Due to Abuse From Officers

The inmates of the St. Catherine Adult correctional facility, are currently protesting with a hunger strike, as many of them have reported cases of abuse by the police officers as well as unnecessary searching by the lawmen. The St. Catherine prison is the current location where Vybz Kartel, is being held, and it is being said that the cell block that he is on is one of those that have decided to ... »

Beenie Man Gets Court Date, Charged For Hosting Illegal Party

Beenie Man Gets Court Date, Charged For Hosting Illegal Party

Beenie Man is “that guy” as he has been charged with breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA) that currently prohibits parties due to the coronavirus pandemic and breaching the Noise Abatement Act. The artiste appeared in a video on YouTube promoting a New Year’s party in St. Elizabeth and can be heard saying, “Yuh know say a New Year’s Eve and we affi ring in the New Year’s we don’t care... »

Cops Issued Summons For Beenie Man For Breaching DRMA With Illegal Party

Cops Issued Summons For Beenie Man For Breaching DRMA With Illegal Party

Beenie Man is reportedly wanted by the police for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act (DRMA)- the law that has allowed the government to institute measures to stop social congregating, parties, and large gatherings due to the coronavirus pandemic spreading. According to reports, the police have sent warnings to party promoters about promoting illegal entertainment events that breached the D... »

Lady Saw ‘Marion Hall’ Announces Dancehall Return Amid RT Boss & Mr. Vegas Beef

Lady Saw ‘Marion Hall’ Announces Dancehall Return Amid RT Boss & Mr. Vegas Beef

Lady Saw, who now goes by the name Marion Hall, has announced her return to dancehall amid a recent feud with RT Boss and Mr. Vegas. Ever since Minister Marion Hall decided to follow a new path and turn away from dancehall, fans have secretly been hoping for her return. They may get a little bit of a taste of the old Lady Saw as rumors have begun to float around that she intends to release a diss ... »

Nicholas Lall Claims Spice Wanted To Abort Son, Shares Baby Cham Story

Nicholas Lall Claims Spice Wanted To Abort Son, Shares Baby Cham Story

In a lengthy interview, Nicholas Lall did on social media, the father of Spice’s two children has not taken a DNA test yet, but he claims that he has doubts about the paternity of the children, who he says Spice wanted to abort when she got pregnant both times. In the interview, Nicholas Lall said Spice wanted to have abortions when she was pregnant, but he begged her not to. He also seems t... »

Popcaan Producer Dre Skull Buys $7 Million Mansion In Los Angeles

Popcaan Producer Dre Skull Buys $7 Million Mansion In Los Angeles

Dre Skull finishing the year on high by copping a $7 million mansion in Los Angeles. Any fan of Dancehall will be familiar with the work of dancehall music producer Dre Skull. He’s produced music for some of the top names in the genre like Popcaan, Vybz Kartel, and Beenie Man, to name a few. He’s also worked with American artists like Snoop Dogg and Lily Allen. He and Diplo have also produced a lo... »

Nicholas Lall Lawyers Up To Fight Rape Allegations Made By DHQ Danger, OnStage & Danger Respond

Nicholas Lall Lawyers Up To Fight Rape Allegations Made By DHQ Danger, OnStage & Danger Respond

Nicholas Lall has hired a team of lawyers to defend him against allegations that he had raped a former Team Spice dancer DHQ Danger, who came out last week to say that Lall allegedly raped her while on a Europe tour that Spice was performing on. Lall had initially come on an Instagram live video with Nardo ‘RT Boss’ Smith in which he claimed that he did not give Danger oral sex, but rather he did ... »

Love & Hip Hop ATL: Spice Tearfully Addresses Baby Daddy’s Rape Allegation & Cham Rumors (VIDEO)

Love & Hip Hop ATL: Spice Tearfully Addresses Baby Daddy’s Rape Allegation & Cham Rumors (VIDEO)

Spice is finally clearing the air following the news that the father of her two children allegedly raped one of her former dancers DHQ Danger, and she also allegations that she was practicing Obeah against other female dancehall artiste. Now the So Mi Like It artiste has come out to lend her support to Danger, who she says she believes, and she has urged Danger to report the matter to the police. ... »

Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee Sparta Leaked Voice Notes Raises Questions On Possibly Murder Plot (VIDEOS)

Dancehall Artiste Tommy Lee Sparta Leaked Voice Notes Raises Questions On Possibly Murder Plot (VIDEOS)

Tommy Lee Sparta is under the microscope again following gun charges and now a leaked voice note. The Montego Bay deejay was formally charged on Tuesday for illegal gun and ammunition and is now facing years in prison. A suspicious voice note has been circulating, which suggests that dancehall artiste, Tommy Lee Sparta was looking to get into some violent acts. Though it can’t be confirmed if the ... »

Marion Hall aka Lady Saw Responds To Spice “Obeah” Drama & Why She Left Dancehall

Marion Hall aka Lady Saw Responds To Spice “Obeah” Drama & Why She Left Dancehall

Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, is speaking out about new allegations regarding Spice involved in “Obeah.” The teachings found in the good book have been guiding persons associated with the Christian religion for many centuries. Within its many scriptures are tales that focus on good or evil. Within the last couple of days, dancehall fans have seemingly been exposed to both. Nardo’s “R... »

Dancehall Artiste Laden Sentenced To 4 Years For Illegal Gun Possession

Dancehall Artiste Laden Sentenced To 4 Years For Illegal Gun Possession

Dancehall artiste Laden is going away for a while. Laden has been sentenced to five and a half years in prison for illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. He will only serve four years as the sentences will run concurrently. He received four years for the illegal possession of firearm charge and 18 months for the illegal possession of ammunition charge. He received his sentence at St. Eliz... »

Reneto Adams, 5 former colleague lawmen and families, banned from US

Reneto Adams, 5 former colleague lawmen and families, banned from US

Former tough-talking and feared Senior Superintendent of Police, the controversial Reneto DeCordova Adams, and five other cops who were part of the now -disbanded Crime Management Unit (CMU) of the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF), along with their immediate family members, have been banned from entering the United States. The former cops are among 17 officials and family members of foreign govern... »

Dancehall Artist I-Octane Involved In Car Accident, Show Canceled

Dancehall Artist I-Octane Involved In Car Accident, Show Canceled

I-Octane show in California was forced to cancel as the deejay was involved in a car accident. The dancehall singjay had a close brush with death and is giving thanks for life after he was involved in a vehicular accident early this morning, December 13. I-Octane seems to be doing fine following the accident which happened in San Diego, California. It appears that this was the second time for the ... »

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