MAY 2015

SEAN PAUL’S WIFE ACC– USES USIAN BOLT OF BEING A HORRIBLE NEIGHBOUR!

SEAN PAUL’S WIFE ACC– USES USIAN BOLT OF BEING A HORRIBLE NEIGHBOUR!

Track superstar Usain Bolt has been accused of being an inconsiderate neighbour by the wife of dancehall hit maker Sean Paul. “Between the bikes … loud, horrid music, parties and screams, I honestly wish he would go back to where he came from. He’s a horrible neighbour. I cannot wait to move,” Jodi Stewart-Henriques, also called Jinx, said via social media in a long rant. Stewart-Henriques is a re... »

Dancehall Veteran DeeJay Admiral Bailey pleads guilty to Fraud Charges, fined $160k

Dancehall Veteran DeeJay Admiral Bailey pleads guilty to Fraud Charges, fined $160k

Entertainer Glendon ‘Admiral’ Bailey on Wednesday pleaded guilty to fraud charges filed against him after he attempted to renew a passport in another man’s name in February. Bailey was fined $160,000 in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court. He was arrested and charged on February 23 with two counts of uttering forged documents, two counts of obtaining a passport by false pretence, two co... »

Jamaica’ Health Ministry continues no smoking crusade

Jamaica’ Health Ministry continues no smoking crusade

The Ministry of Health will continue to highlight the restriction on smoking in public places, as the rights of non-smokers must not be infringed. This was emphasised by Legal Officer in the Ministry, Sheryl Dennis, at a JIS ‘Think Tank’, today (May 27), as the country prepares to observe World No Tobacco Day on May 31 under the theme: ‘Stop the illicit Trade of Tobacco Products’. Ms. Dennis point... »

Irie Dale Unity Round Robin @ Xpression Lounge, Bronx Ny

Irie Dale Unity Round Robin @ Xpression Lounge, Bronx Ny

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Usain Bolt wins 200 at cold, wet Golden Spike meet

Usain Bolt wins 200 at cold, wet Golden Spike meet

Usain Bolt won the 200 metres race at the Golden Spike meet on Tuesday, as the Jamaican star prepares for the world championships after a season marred by injuries. Facing rain and cold at the IAAF World Challenge event, Bolt came out of the bend slightly ahead and breezed unchallenged to victory, crossing the finish line in 20.13. The six-time Olympic champion improved on his previous season’s be... »

Jamaica receives bad human rights review in Geneva

Jamaica receives bad human rights review in Geneva

Reviewing Jamaica’s human rights record last week in Geneva, some of the world’s most powerful countries have expressed their disappointment that the country has not responded positively to recommendations particularly regarding gay rights. Addressing mounting concerns, Minister of Justice Mark Golding attempted to assure the members of the 22nd session of the United Nations’ working group’s Unive... »

Bobby Clark Ent And Irie Jam Radio Presents Oracabessa 2015 @ Roy Wilkins Park, Queens Ny

Bobby Clark Ent And Irie Jam Radio Presents Oracabessa 2015 @ Roy Wilkins Park, Queens Ny

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Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell off to Ostrava

Usain Bolt, Asafa Powell off to Ostrava

Triple world record holder Usain Bolt and former 100 metres world record holder Asafa Powell are among five Jamaicans on their way to Ostrava for the IAAF World Challenge Golden Spike meeting on Tuesday. Bolt will turn out in the men’s 200 metres for his 7th appearance at the meet and his third time contesting the 200 metres event. Powell will be making his 4th appearance in Ostrava and will... »

Chris Brown And Tyson Beckford Beefing Over Karrueche Tran

Chris Brown And Tyson Beckford Beefing Over Karrueche Tran

Karrueche Tran has a new man that could be beefing with Chris Brown. Tyson Beckford has yet to respond to a subtle jab from Brown over a selfie he posted with Chris Brown ex-girlfriend. This big drama started over Memorial Day Weekend when Tyson Beckford posted a selfie on Instagram of himself and Karrueche Tran hanging out in Las Vegas. One of Chris Brown people name Kidred on Instagram quickly p... »

Avril From Gooddine Orange And White Affair 2015 @ SummerSet Hall, Bronx Ny

Avril From Gooddine Orange And White Affair 2015 @ SummerSet Hall, Bronx Ny

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Roots Reggae Singer Warrior King delivers solid performance in Mexico

Roots Reggae Singer Warrior King delivers solid performance in Mexico

Roots reggae singer Warrior King is in Mexico on a one-month promotional tour. The Aint Giving Up singer was billed on the event alongside headliner, London-based reggae singer Macka B, and performed at the rocking Playa del Carmen beachside concert in front of a capacity audience of predominantly Mexican people, who have been showing increasing favour towards foundation reggae music. Although thi... »

Jamaica rejects buggery law repeal, same-sex marriage

Jamaica rejects buggery law repeal, same-sex marriage

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Minister of Justice, Senator Mark Golding, says that the Government has rejected suggestions from United Nations member states to repeal current buggery legislations and legalise same-sex marriages. In a statement to the Senate today on the United Nation’s recent periodic review of Jamaica’s human rights record, Senator Golding said that there were “recurring recommendations ma... »

Buju Banton On Why He Gave Up And Decides To Serve Full Sentence

Buju Banton On Why He Gave Up And Decides To Serve Full Sentence

Buju Banton has thrown in the towel and scraped all future plans of filing another appeal for a release from prison. The Grammy-winning reggae singer strike a deal with US Attorney office barring him from filing future appeal and in return for the dismissal of a gun charge. Since the news broke last week, Buju Banton fans have been sounding off on social media on why he took the deal. Sources conn... »

Vybz Kartel Says Shawn Storm Is Only Loyal Empire Artist

Vybz Kartel Says Shawn Storm Is Only Loyal Empire Artist

Vybz Kartel says that Shawn Storm is the only loyal friend and protege from his former Portmore Empire label. Sources connected to the incarcerated dancehall said that Kartel feel hurt and betrayed by the same artists he help to get their big break. “Addi help to bring a lot of these artists to the forefront of dancehall and when he needed them the most that was when everyone disappeared,” sources... »

Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown wins 200 metres in Beijing

Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown wins 200 metres in Beijing

Veronica Campbell-Brown clocked 22.60 seconds to win the 200 metres at the World Challenge Beijing meet on Wednesday. Campbell-Brown of Jamaica, who skipped the 100, expectedly won the 200 easily, leaving American Kaylin Whitney and Jamaican Schillonie Calvert to take the second and third places. The women’s 100 was won by Michelle-Lee Ahye of Trinidad and Tobago in 11.05, ahead of ChaRonda Willia... »

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks Trinidad

Magnitude 4.9 earthquake rocks Trinidad

An earthquake measuring 4.9 on the Richter scale shook Trinidad and Tobago just around 9:25am on Thursday. The UWI Seismic Research Centre registered the quake at 71km North West of the capital city, Port of Spain, with a depth of about 10km. There have been no reports of serious injury or damage to property so far. »

Bob Marley Foundation donates over $15M to hospitals

Bob Marley Foundation donates over $15M to hospitals

The Robert Marley Foundation handed over $15.4 million dollars worth of much needed medical equipment to the Bustamante Hospital, The Jubliee Hospital, The St. Ann’s Bay Hospital and The Women’s Health Network on May 15. Held at the former home of the iconic Reggae Legend the Honorable Robert Nesta Marley, OM, the press conference was attended by Dr. Andrei Cooke – Chairman of the Board of the Sou... »

Zika virus screening at JAMAICA  ports of entry

Zika virus screening at JAMAICA ports of entry

Persons travelling to Jamaica from countries experiencing an outbreak in the mosquito borne – Zika virus, will be screened at the ports of entry, according to the health ministry. The virus is spread by infected specific mosquito-carriers, and already Jamaicans are being urged to take precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the virus to the island. Brazil is currently experiencing an outbr... »

Increase In Jamaica Passport Fees Effective May 26

Increase In Jamaica Passport Fees Effective May 26

The Passport Immigration and Citizenship Agency (PICA) has announced new passport fees as well and the introduction of expedited services, effective May 26, 2015. The current passport fee was introduced in 2009 and the new fee seeks to cover inflation and the movement in the exchange rate over the period. According to the Jamaica Information Service (JIS), the new fees will provide the Agency with... »

Lisa Hyper says Gaza Slim beef is not about Vybz Kartel

Lisa Hyper says Gaza Slim beef is not about Vybz Kartel

Former Portmore Empire artiste Lisa Hyper raised eyebrows a few weeks ago with an aggressive performance at the M.I.A awards where she appeared to throw words in an aggressive manner towards former label mate, Gaza Slim, who was in the audience at the time. “When me a perform onstage, mi see her mouth and eyes open wide but she nah say nothing. Slim need fi understand herself. Basically, I am not ... »

A Place 2 Go And Lab Sounds Presents Changes Day Fete @ Garage Night Club Bronx Ny

A Place 2 Go And Lab Sounds Presents Changes Day Fete @ Garage Night Club Bronx Ny

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Guyana swears in new president who ended foes’ 23-year rule

Guyana swears in new president who ended foes’ 23-year rule

A retired army general was sworn in Saturday as Guyana’s new president after his multi-ethnic opposition coalition won the South American country’s general elections and ended a 23-year reign by the People’s Progressive Party. David Granger said that Guyana’s democracy has been fortified and that he views himself a president for all of the people as thousands of supporters clad in the party’s yell... »

Jah Cure, Kamila arrive in Madrid for Barcelona’s ‘crowning’

Jah Cure, Kamila arrive in Madrid for Barcelona’s ‘crowning’

Barcelona FC supporters, reggae star Jah Cure and fitness expert wife Kamila McDonald-Alcock, arrived in Madrid on Sunday for their team’s clash against Atletico Madrid. The Catalan giants will be looking to wrap up the first part of a potential treble by beating Atletico at the Vicente Calderon. Jah Cure and Kamila arrived at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport at around 9:30 AM Jamaican time an... »

BUJU BANTON Cops Deal With Prosecution, Firearm Charge Drop

BUJU BANTON Cops Deal With Prosecution, Firearm Charge Drop

Buju Banton will remained in prison until the end of his sentence in February 2019 after signing a plea deal with prosecutors. The US Attorney’s was pursuing a gun charge against the Grammy-winning reggae star that could see him get an additional 5 years on his sentence if convicted. But the US Attorney’s Office on Thursday announced that they have reached a plea deal with Buju Banton and his atto... »

Mavado Suing US Promoter Says He Was Scammed (VIDEO)

Mavado Suing US Promoter Says He Was Scammed (VIDEO)

Mavado and his management team is suing a US based promoter claiming that he was scammed. A rep for the dancehall hitmaker siad that AJ Promotions tried to book the deejay for shows in California but talks broke down because the promoter was unprofessional. “AJ promotions owes Mavado money and we will be taking legal action for breach of contract,” the singjay’s rep told us. The promoter AJ is als... »

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