News

R. Kelly Ordered To Do Sexual Disorder Treatment, Likely To Be 80 Before Prison Release

R. Kelly Ordered To Do Sexual Disorder Treatment, Likely To Be 80 Before Prison Release

R. Kelly was ordered to complete a sexual disorder treatment after leaving prison despite being likely to be elderly before getting out. The R&B legend is likely to be around 80 years old or older by the time he is released from jail, but it seems that prison is just the start as Kelly’s future re-integration into society has strict conditions The life expectancy for prison inmates fell from 7... »

Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty Faces 15 Months In Prison & $55K Fine

Nicki Minaj’s Husband Kenneth Petty Faces 15 Months In Prison & $55K Fine

Nicki Minaj’s husband Kenneth Petty is facing several months and jail and a hefty fine for failing to register as a sex offender in California. California prosecutors are not letting Kenneth Pretty off the hook as they want him to spend time in jail and pay a fine for violating sex offender laws. According to TMZ, Petty is awaiting sentencing, and prosecutors are moving for a sentence of a year an... »

Mavado Sued For Over $500,000 USD By Ugandan Promoter

Mavado Sued For Over $500,000 USD By Ugandan Promoter

Dancehall superstar Mavado is at the forefront of yet another legal battle and this time, he is being sued by a Ugandan show promoter named Chinedu Ikoroha of Cee Cee Entertainment Ltd. for a no-show in 2012 and 2013 at a concert that he was booked to headline in the country. Based on court documents obtained by DancehallMag, the lawsuit was filed against the Jamaican entertainer in 2019 and it sh... »

Bounty Killer’s 50th Birthday Party… WATCH VIDEO Performance From Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Beenie, Busy Signal, Teejay, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth ETC

Bounty Killer’s 50th Birthday Party… WATCH VIDEO Performance From Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Beenie, Busy Signal, Teejay, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth ETC

Sunday, June 12 was Rodney Basil Price aka Bounty Killer’s 50th birthday and almost the entire dancehall turned up to help him celebrate the significant occasion. Dancehall stars such as Spice, Shaggy, Jahshii, Khago, Laa Lee, Busy Signal, General B, Beenie Man, Munga, Tanya Stephens, Nesbeth and many others hit the stage at the waterfront in Down Town, Kingston to show their love and appreciation... »

Scammer Allegedly Defrauds Reggae Singer Marcia Griffiths Of $5-Million For Bogus Real Estate Deal

Scammer Allegedly Defrauds Reggae Singer Marcia Griffiths Of $5-Million For Bogus Real Estate Deal

Queen of Reggae, Marcia Griffiths was defrauded of approximately $5 million JMD by a fraudster who pretended to be selling her a real estate property. According to reports, in June of 2021, the fraudster made a deal with Griffiths where he and his partners would loan her an amount of US$500,000 to purchase a property, however, she would need to make an initial payment before the money is disbursed... »

U.S. Issues Warning Against Travelling To Jamaica Due To High Crime Rate

U.S. Issues Warning Against Travelling To Jamaica Due To High Crime Rate

he U.S. Department of State – Bureau of Consular Affairs has issued a travel advisory for Jamaica, where it is advising persons to reconsider travelling to the country due to the crime rate. Jamaica was listed with a level three category, indicating that there is widespread violent or organized crime present in areas of the country. It further indicated that “Local police lack the resources to res... »

Minister Marion Asks Skatta “How Dare You A Call Mi Out Fi Dancehall Night?”

Minister Marion Asks Skatta “How Dare You A Call Mi Out Fi Dancehall Night?”

Former dancehall-singer-turn-gospel-artiste Minister Marion Hall is sending a message to Cordel ‘Skatta’ Burrell regarding his Reggae Sumfest invitations, which she described as the devil making another move on her. Minister Hall sent her message in a video singing, “Massa God put a tracker pan mi, cause him know seh di devil wah mi. Weh day him send out di whole army so mi God put a tracker pan m... »

Dancehall Artiste Choppa Banks And Wanted Man Reportedly Killed In Shootout With Police

Dancehall Artiste Choppa Banks And Wanted Man Reportedly Killed In Shootout With Police

Emerging dancehall artiste Choppa Banks was killed during a shootout with the police and Manton “Banton” Brown, whose one of St Ann’s most wanted men. The upcoming entertainer was in the company of Banton, who was wanted in the connection to a 2017 double murder that happened in St Catherine, as well as two other killings he committed. The shooting that occurred on the North-South Highway of St An... »

Buju Banton Sends Message To Badman Artistes

Buju Banton Sends Message To Badman Artistes

Reggae veteran Buju Banton recently performed at the Weddy Weddy event and during his presentation, he gave a speech on modern artistes who are also criminals. To start his talks the ‘Gargamel’ highlighted that there are a lot of wrong things happening in Jamaica which can be fixed back, however, the problem is the artistes in the ghetto are carrying guns around. As such the “Driver” singer made i... »

Dr. Boombastic: Shaggy Taps For Honorary Doctorate from Brown University

Dr. Boombastic: Shaggy Taps For Honorary Doctorate from Brown University

Grammy-award-winning dancehall legend, Shaggy, is set to receive an honorary doctorate in recognition of his immeasurable contribution to dancehall so far. The accolade will be bestowed by the well-distinguished Ivy League research institution Brown University. The “It Wasn’t Me” singer will receive a Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the university at their Providence, Rhode Island location later t... »

Vybz Kartel Hints At Winning Appeal At Privy Council

Vybz Kartel Hints At Winning Appeal At Privy Council

Incarcerated Dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel is in high spirits for the trial of his upcoming appeal with the UK Privy Council. Proclaimed as the “King of Dancehall” on his social media pages, he shared a post recently to his Instagram story to let artistes know that they should continue to enjoy their stardom for now…until he returns from prison. “Everybody is a Star till Privy council says “you’re ... »

Spice Confirms She And Justin Broke Up

Spice Confirms She And Justin Broke Up

After weeks of speculating from hints being dropped by Spice on Instagram that her relationship with Justin Budd ended, it has finally been confirmed that the couple parted ways. Spice made the confirmation in a video that she was no longer with Justin while she was sitting next to a male friend of hers in a vehicle. In the video, Spice said, “A you mash up mi and di man,” and they both started la... »

Popular US Stand Up Comedian Dave Chappelle Attacked On Stage

Popular US Stand Up Comedian Dave Chappelle Attacked On Stage

Popular US stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle was surprised on Tuesday during a performance at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles. As seen in a video that has since gone viral, the comedian was talking to the patrons, saying, “make some noise for HipHop history,” when an individual ran onto the stage and tackled Chappelle to the ground. See the attack below. See the person who did the deed below. Bas... »

Jada Kingdom Admits Selling Sex For US$35,000

Jada Kingdom Admits Selling Sex For US$35,000

Jada Kingdom proudly admitted to accepting cash for sex after Asian Doll came at her saying Jada told her she had sex with rapper Fredo Bang for US$10,000. The Dancehall deejay boldly went on Instagram to set the record straight, saying Asian Doll was telling pure lies because she had sex for US$35,000 which is approximate JM$5,414,766, Continuing, Jada did not stop there, she said Asian Doll neve... »

Beenie Man To Perform In The USA, Headlines Show With Nicki Minaj

Beenie Man To Perform In The USA, Headlines Show With Nicki Minaj

Beenie Man will be making an earlier appearance in the United States than his initial schedule in August, which is when the dancehall star is booked to perform at the ‘Let Get Fr.ee Conscious Carnival’. The 48-year-old artiste’s trip to the U.S has now moved up with the confirmation that he will be headlining the Essence Festival of Culture alongside iconic rapper Nicki Minaj in New Orleans, Louis... »

Sanchez’s Son Fatally Shot In St. Andrew, Jamaica

Sanchez’s Son Fatally Shot In St. Andrew, Jamaica

A shooting in Bedward Gardens, St. Andrew, claimed the lives of three men and the police have identified one of the deceased males to be Kevin Anthony Jackson, the son of Gospel singer Sanchez. The untimely death comes in the midst of the Veteran burying his 74-year old mother, Bridgette Gardner Ivey who passed away earlier in April in Canada as she struggled with cancer, which made him too distra... »

Jah Cure Gets New Court Date For May 17

Jah Cure Gets New Court Date For May 17

Reggae artiste Jah Cure is scheduled for a pro forma hearing at a Netherlands court on May 17, where he will be required to answer to the dismissed charge of attempted murder that was slapped against him. According to the Jamaica Observer who got information from Netherlands Public Prosecution service officer Tuscha Essesd, the court session will be used to determine if the singer whose real name ... »

Spice And Justin Breakup?

Spice And Justin Breakup?

Rumours are circulating that Spice and her Rasta boyfriend are no longer together. The first talk of the alleged break-up started when YouTuber KingMixUp pointed out that Spice and Justin were no longer following each other on Instagram after Justin was allegedly seeing a wedding counsellor. The claims about Justin receiving marital advice from a wedding counsellor comes from sources of the YouTub... »

Video Resurfaces Of Dababy Shooting Man In Walmart

Video Resurfaces Of Dababy Shooting Man In Walmart

The matter concerning the shooting that took place in a North Carolina Walmart in the year 2018 by the hands of rapper Dababy has resurfaced again as the Rolling Stone website recently uploaded a video showing the incident. The shooting incident resulted in the life of a 19-year-old man by the name of Jaylin Craig being taken however, in consequence of the matter, the rapper was only charged for c... »

Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” Receives Platinum Award In The UK

Bob Marley’s “No Woman, No Cry” Receives Platinum Award In The UK

Legendary Reggae artiste Bob Marley has secured another accomplishment under his belt since his “No Woman, No Cry” song recorded with the Wailers received a platinum certification in the United Kingdom on the 22nd of April. The information was released by the British Phonographic Industry (BPI) and was noted to have gotten the “Brit Certified Silver Award” based on its sale of over 600,000 units i... »

Jamaica Records Historic Low Unemployment Rate

Jamaica Records Historic Low Unemployment Rate

According to a Labour Force Survey by the Statistical Institute of Jamaica (STATIN), Jamaica’s unemployment fell to a record low of 6.2% in January 2022. However, in January 2020, STATIN reported that the country’s unemployment rate was 7.1% which was 0.9% less compared to this year. Based on further findings presented, in January 2022, over 1,257,100 people were employed which is an increase of 5... »

A$AP Rocky Gets Arrested For Shooting

A$AP Rocky Gets Arrested For Shooting

American rapper A$AP Rocky was arrested today, April 20 at the Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) for assault with a deadly weapon in connection with a shooting that took place earlier in November 2021. Reports are that the rapper arrived at the airport from his baecation in Barbados with his baby mother, Rihanna in a private jet when officers of the LAPD arrested him. This has since been con... »

Rihanna & Michael Lee-Chin Massive Net Worth Revealed By Forbes Billionaire List

Rihanna & Michael Lee-Chin Massive Net Worth Revealed By Forbes Billionaire List

Rihanna and Michael Lee-Chin’s updated net worth was revealed by Forbes for their 2022 list of billionaires. The 34-year-old singer and beauty mogul has made her way on Forbes annual billionaires list for the first time since turning a billionaire. Rihanna was first listed as a billionaire in 2021, with an estimated net worth of $1.7 billion. The credit behind the Fenty Beauty mogul’s latest title... »

Jah Cure Sentenced To 6 Years In A Dutch Prison For Stabbing Promoter

Jah Cure Sentenced To 6 Years In A Dutch Prison For Stabbing Promoter

Jah Cure has been convicted for attempted manslaughter in the Netherlands and will spend years in prison. A court graphic showed the singer listening to his interpreter with a confused look on his face as he is told that he was found guilty of attempted manslaughter for stabbing a Dutch-Jamaican promoter in October of 2021 and will be SPENDING 6 YEARS BEHIND BARS. Jah Cure leaves behind his mother... »

Michael Manley Wouldn’t Want To Be Beside Edward Seaga On Same $2000 Banknote Says Ex-Wife (VIDEO)

Michael Manley Wouldn’t Want To Be Beside Edward Seaga On Same $2000 Banknote Says Ex-Wife (VIDEO)

The announcement of the new banknotes triggered many controversies, one of which spoke about the two former prime ministers, Michael Manley and Edward Seaga, being on the $2000 banknote, even though they were rivals. Beverly Manley, the former wife of Michael Manley, spoke with the gleaner about what she believes her husband would think about being placed next to Seaga. “I feel as strongly about i... »

Page 1 of 107123»