JULY 2017

Fambo Says He Is Bigger Than Vybz Kartel & Alkaline Internationally (VIDEO)

Fambo Says He Is Bigger Than Vybz Kartel & Alkaline Internationally (VIDEO)

Is Future Fambo a bigger more recognized artists internationally than Vybz Kartel and Alkaline? Both Vybz Kartel and Alkaline have been the two biggest artists in dancehall locally over the last few years although some fans of the genre may argue about which of the two is bigger right now. Without doubts, they are both hugely popular in Jamaica, but just how well do they stack up against other art... »

Spice Crowns Herself The New Queen Of Dancehall (VIDEO)

Spice Crowns Herself The New Queen Of Dancehall (VIDEO)

Is Spice the new queen of dancehall. Some of her fans agree with her assessment while others aren’t sold. Spice had one of the best, if not the best performance, at Reggae Sumfest last weekend and now she is crowning herself the new queen of dancehall. “Often times us as woman in the fraternity complain about not getting the love and support so when we do we have to applaud our peers,” Spice said.... »

Bolt, Thompson headline Jamaica team to London 2017

Bolt, Thompson headline Jamaica team to London 2017

The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) believe they have selected a well-rounded team that will do the country proud at the London World Championship between August 4 and 13. The incomparable Usain Bolt, Rio Olympic gold medallists, Elaine Thompson and Omar McLeod, along with defending 100m hurdles champion Danielle Williams, headline a strong 56-member team that is tipped to equa... »

Justin Bieber Cancels Purpose Tour To Dedicate Life To Christ

Justin Bieber Cancels Purpose Tour To Dedicate Life To Christ

Justin Biebershocked millions of his fans when he abruptly canceled the remainder of his “Purpose World Tour.” There are several conflicting reports regarding the reasons for the abrupt cancellation by the Canadian pop star. Initial reports suggest that he was simply exhausted and just want some down time to recuperate. TMZ is reporting that Justin Bieber made the decision to pull the plug on the ... »

Tourism Earns US$1.46 Billion for Jamaica in Six

Tourism Earns US$1.46 Billion for Jamaica in Six

Jamaica generated US$1.46 billion in tourism earnings during the first six months of the 2017 calendar year to record an impressive 7.5 per cent increase over the corresponding period in 2016. Additionally, the country welcomed 2,165,330 visitors up to the end of June this year, which was 3.9 per cent higher than the corresponding period in 2016. These included 1,186,646 stopover visitors and 978,... »

Errol Fr. Mingles All White Birthday Party 2017 @ Mingles Cafe

Errol Fr. Mingles All White Birthday Party 2017 @ Mingles Cafe

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Dancehall Star Aidonia gives back to students

Dancehall Star Aidonia gives back to students

Aidonia shared more than advice with a few students of the Maxfield Park Primary in Kingston recently. The dancehall deejay addressed the fifth- and sixth-grade classes to motivate them, and to formally hand out certificates, scholarships and book grants to this year’s One Voice Educational Foundation grantees. The event was held on the school’s grounds. “When I was your age, I knew th... »

Did Vybz Kartel Barred Popcaan From Visiting Him In Prison

Did Vybz Kartel Barred Popcaan From Visiting Him In Prison

Vybz Kartel and Popcaan fallout is perhaps one of the most surprising feuds in dancehall in recent years. Not only were these artists label mates, they were very close friends and collaborators. Sources close to the incarcerated deejay gave DancehallHipHop.com some background on the circumstances that lead to their fallout. We’re told that Vybz Kartel grew angry when Popcaan didn’t visit him behin... »

Sean Paul Nabs His Second Teen Choice Award Nomination (VIDEO)

Sean Paul Nabs His Second Teen Choice Award Nomination (VIDEO)

Sean Paul has had a great year last year and this year is shaping up to have another impressive year. The dancehall superstar’s hard work in 2016 is paying off because he just nabs his second Teen Choice Award nomination. His single “Rockabye” with Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie was nominated for Choice Electronic/Dance Song. The single peaked at number nine on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and topped ... »

Drake Wishes Popcaan A Happy 29th Birthday “Unruly till I’m Dead”

Drake Wishes Popcaan A Happy 29th Birthday “Unruly till I’m Dead”

  Drake says “Unruly till I’m dead.” The 6 God took timeout to wish Popcaan a happy 29th birthday today. Popcaan celebrates his birthday on July 19 and a ton of his dancehall and hip hop friends took timeout of their busy schedule to wish the Unruly Boss deejay a happy birthday. Drake, Shaggy, Sizzla Kalonji, Chi Ching Ching, NotNice and more artists all honor the dancehall hitmaker. “Happy e... »

Usher Settles $1.1 Million Lawsuit For Giving Stylist Herpes

Usher Settles $1.1 Million Lawsuit For Giving Stylist Herpes

Usher is facing a damning scandal after reports surfaced claiming that he settled a $1.1 million lawsuit for giving bridesmaid herpes. The R&B singer, real name Usher Raymond, became a trending topic on Twitter after Radar Online published the story. According to the site, Usher paid $1.1 million to an unnamed ex-girlfriend/side chick to settle a lawsuit for exposing her to herpes. The female ... »

Did Masicka Called Cops After Confronted By Aidonia ?

Did Masicka Called Cops After Confronted By Aidonia ?

Masicka and Corey Todd reportedly called cops on Aidonia following a heated confrontation at a Reggae Sumfest rehearsal. There are a lot of conflicting reports about the alleged incident with some folks on social media saying that Aidonia group was the one who had to call cops for protection after Masicka and Corey Todd confronted them. Sources inside 4thGenna told Dancehallhiphop.com that Aidonia... »

Shaggy Delivered New Equipment To Children Hospital

Shaggy Delivered New Equipment To Children Hospital

Shaggy continues to keep his word by giving back to the Bustamante Hospital for Children in St. Andrew. Last week Wednesday, the dancehall deejay handed over tons of equipment, hospital furniture, parts and accessories to the hospital through his Make a Difference Foundation. The equipment cost approximately US$529,000 and make up the latest donation from Shaggy’s foundation. Rebecca Burrell, the ... »

Star’s All White Beachwear Birthday Party @ The Backyard

Star’s All White Beachwear Birthday Party @ The Backyard

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JAY-Z and Damian Marley Video “Bam”

JAY-Z and Damian Marley Video “Bam”

JAY’Z continues to roll out music videos from his latest album 4:44 this time dropping the cut for his Damain Marley assisted single “Bam.” You can remember last month JAY-Z popped up in Kingston where he hit up the Tuff Gong studio to lay down the track with Damian “Jr Gong” Marley. The single sampled Sister Nancy classic dancehall banger “Bam Bam.” While in Jamaica, JAY-Z used the opportun... »

Beyonce Shares First Photo Of Twins Sir and Rumi Carter

Beyonce Shares First Photo Of Twins Sir and Rumi Carter

Beyonce shares the first photo of her and JAY’Z twins Sir and Rumi Carter. The twins are now a month old and on Thursday night, Beyonce surprised her fans by posting a photo of herself holding both of them in her arms. Just like her infamous baby dump photo earlier this year, the pic went viral in a matter of minutes. The photo received 8 million likes on Beyonce Instagram page alone and mil... »

Tommy Lee Sparta Lottery Scam Case Push Back To October

Tommy Lee Sparta Lottery Scam Case Push Back To October

Tommy Lee Sparta still has a lottery scam cloud over his head because his trial was once again postponed. The dancehall deejay was in court last week with his attorney when the judge postponed the highly anticipated trial until October 13. The trial was delayed because no courtroom was available to accommodate the case. In 2014, Tommy Lee Sparta along with three of his associates was charged with ... »

Ishawna Gets Dumped By Management Amidst Miss Lou Controversy

Ishawna Gets Dumped By Management Amidst Miss Lou Controversy

Ishwana is again looking for new management after being dropped by Donsome. The controversial dancehall diva got some backlash on social media last weekend for what some of his fans call her gross disrespect of Jamaican cultural icon Miss Lou. Seems the backlash was enough to prompt the company that is managing her career and doing her bookings to part ways with her. Donsome Booking Agency, run by... »

Good to go!

Good to go!

BY DWAYNE RICHARDS Observer writer Timing of Usain Bolt’s exit demonstrates smarts, shrewdness If it were up to his father, his coach, his sponsors, the people and the Government of Jamaica, Usain Bolt would not quit track and field at the end of the 2017 season. No one wants to see the legendary sprinter exit the stage just yet at the “tender” age of 30 years. Ever since 2007 when he finish... »

Popcaan Fully Cut Ties With Vybz Kartel Remove Gaza Tattoo

Popcaan Fully Cut Ties With Vybz Kartel Remove Gaza Tattoo

Popcaan may be feeling like it’s time to fully move on from the Gaza and from Vybz kartel shadows. The Unruly Boss fully cut ties with his former protege and is now embracing his own Unruly Gang and Drake’s OVO. Popcaan quietly covered up his Gaza tattoo with something that more represents his own group, but dancehall fans are just taking note. Sources inside Unruly told us on Thursday that the co... »

Rvssian spends US$360,000 on Rolls-Royce

Rvssian spends US$360,000 on Rolls-Royce

After spending the past few years establishing himself as a producer with enough range to cross genres, Jamaican producer Tarik ‘Rvssian’ Johnston has entered the big leagues, shelling out US$360,000 on a Rolls-Royce Wraith. “Range Rover was the first big purchase, but this is another level. Exotic foreign. I chose the Wraith because it’s comfortable and exotic … and ... »

Ishawna Gets Backlash For Comments About Jamaican Icon Miss Lou

Ishawna Gets Backlash For Comments About Jamaican Icon Miss Lou

Ishawna finds herself again at the center of some fresh controversies that have nothing to do with her music . Last weekend, the “Equal Rights” singer posted a smoking hot photo of herself on her Instagram page and captioned it, “Mi nuh dress inna tablecloth like Miss Lou #RipMissLou.” Her Jamaican fans think that she was disrespecting the late Jamaican icon who is celebrated as the mother of Jama... »

Nicki Minaj Confirms Pregnancy Or Trolling With Baby Emoji

Nicki Minaj Confirms Pregnancy Or Trolling With Baby Emoji

Nicki Minaj either confirmed her pregnancy or is simply trolling us when she posted a baby emoji on Twitter last night. Every couple of months or so rumors flare up about Nicki Minaj pregnancy but we have yet to have a baby. Now that she is a single woman there haven’t been any baby on the way rumors so perhaps Nicki is giving the rumor mill a jump start on this one. After all its midway into the ... »

Chronixx Calls For Mavado and Popcaan To Make Peace

Chronixx Calls For Mavado and Popcaan To Make Peace

Majority of dancehall fans would agree with Chonnixx  request for  Mavado and Popcaan to make peace and work together to push the genre globally. During his lengthy Instagram Live session last weekend where he spoke with his fans about his new album Chronology, he spoke about the infamous Mavado and Popcaan beef. Chronixx think that if these two dancehall heavy weights unite they can take dancehal... »

Rocatone Annual Roc The Ocean Cruise 2017 Aboard The Liberty Bell

Rocatone Annual Roc The Ocean Cruise 2017 Aboard The Liberty Bell

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