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Jamaica gets big promotion in Times Square, New York

Jamaica gets big promotion in Times Square, New York

MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett was welcomed to Times Square, New York City, on Sunday with a billboard located on Broadway and 43rd Street, in the heart of the square, featuring a message for five minutes, exposing Jamaica to an international audience. The Ministry of Tourism pointed out that Times Square is the most visited place globally, with 360,000 pedestrian visitors a day, or 131 milli... »

Alkaline Diss Popcaan’s Sister Squid & NotNice At Dream Weekend

Alkaline Diss Popcaan’s Sister Squid & NotNice At Dream Weekend

Alkaline drop some subliminal shots at Popcaan’s sister Squid and NotNice at Dream Weekend. It’s no secret that Akaline and Popcaan are not friends. The Dancehall artistes have previously aired their disapproval of each other publicly through musical contention. The Vendetta boss never failed to call out Squid in his diss tracks either as they too had a falling out. Producer NotNice was once invol... »

Dancehall’s Curvy Diva Addresses Backlash For Taking Off Underwear On Stage

Dancehall’s Curvy Diva Addresses Backlash For Taking Off Underwear On Stage

Yanique Curvy Diva received some backlash from fans this week for her on-stage antics. The dancehall diva says it’s just entertainment, but some fans think that she went a bit too far in removing her underwear on stage during her performance at a recent Gay Pride event. In the middle of her set, Yanique “Curvy Diva” Barrett took the timeout to address some backlash she received from Fo... »

Dancehall Star Vershon Denied Entry Into Bermuda For His Show

Dancehall Star Vershon Denied Entry Into Bermuda For His Show

Vershon was denied entry into Bermuda for a show last weekend. All hope for Vershon‘s performance in Bermuda was lost as soon as the artiste landed on the island. Before even exiting the airport, Vershon was advised that his show had been canceled and was denied entry into the country. The dancehall deejay who was scheduled to perform at the BDA Music Festival in Bermuda on Saturday, August 3, arr... »

Bounty Killer Lands Meeting With Prime Minister, To Tour Cockpit Country This Week

Bounty Killer Lands Meeting With Prime Minister, To Tour Cockpit Country This Week

Bounty Killer lands meeting with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and will be touring the Cockpit Country this week. The recent rumblings by Bounty Killer objecting to the mining of bauxite in the Cockpit Country In Trelawny has not escaped the ears of the Andrew Holness-led Government, who have now rushed to allay the entertainer’s fears. Government Senator Matthew Samuda sat down for an interview o... »

Radio, TV man says sorry from prison

Radio, TV man says sorry from prison

Attempted murderer Wayne Whyte now trying to lift fellow inmates BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Staff reporter A once popular broadcaster, now serving 14 years in prison for an attack on his then lover, has admitted his wrong and is begging for forgiveness. Wayne Whyte, who was found guilty for the attempted murder of media personality Jody Ann Gray, is also using his time behind bars progressively, saying... »

Foota Hype Blast Baby Mama Ishawna & Tifa Over Gay Pride Performance, Dancehall Fans Reacts

Foota Hype Blast Baby Mama Ishawna & Tifa Over Gay Pride Performance, Dancehall Fans Reacts

Foota Hype went in on his baby mama Ishawna, and dancehall stars Tifa and Yanique Curvy for their planned performance at a Gay Pride event. Dancehall artistes are embracing the LGBT community more and more these days. Last year, D’Angel performed at the PrideJA Breakfast Party making that the first time that a dancehall artiste performed at an LGBT event in Jamaica. This year, three dancehall arti... »

Dancehall Fans Flames I-Octane For Trolling Konshens Over His Outfit

Dancehall Fans Flames I-Octane For Trolling Konshens Over His Outfit

I-Octane trolls Konshens over his outfit then gets flamed for it. If I-Octane feels he has the last laugh following after lampooning fellow artiste Konshens over his new androgynous dress style, he seems to be making a big mistake. Because no sooner had he posted his much-talked-about video, in which he tongue-lashed and ridiculed the I’m Coming artiste, that some dancehall fans turned forcefully ... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rolls Out His New Range Rover

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rolls Out His New Range Rover

Popcaan rolls out with a brand new Range Rover Velar as he celebrates his 31st birthday. The Unruly Boss had rewarded himself for his hard work over the last year, with a spanking new black Range Rover Evoque. The artiste says the luxury vehicle is a birthday gift in celebration of him becoming 31, on July 19. “Since I work so hard I decided to get myself a bday present…2020 sittin,” the artiste w... »

Vybz Kartel Fans Shook After Video Of Deejay At The Hospital Surfaced

Vybz Kartel Fans Shook After Video Of Deejay At The Hospital Surfaced

Vybz Kartel fans are a bit shaken after this video surfaced. Gaza fans are very concerned after photos and a video of Vybz Kartel leaving the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston, handcuffed and under police guard, surfaced on social media. The video shows a slender, tall figure walking to a Correctional Services-branded minivan. He was clad in monochromatic white, with what a... »

Vybz Kartel Rushed To The Hospital AGAIN

Vybz Kartel Rushed To The Hospital AGAIN

Vybz Kartel was rushed to the hospital once again. The “Any Weather” deejay, whose real is Adidja Palmer, was spotted leaving a medical facility in Kingston today (July 24). The full details surrounding his latest medical treatment is not yet known. However, his attorneys have previously revealed that he has a lingering medical problem with his thyroid, which doctors have been able to get under co... »

Top 10 Reggae Sumfest 2019 moments

Top 10 Reggae Sumfest 2019 moments

Beenie Man (left) on stage with his former rival Bounty Killer at Reggae Sumfest 2019. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid) Here Goes! 1. The Beenie/Bounty double whopper – The performance by the two dancehall icons brought the house down and was one of the most positive moments of the entire festival. Both reeled off their huge catalogue of timeless classics and made Sumfest 2019 a truly memorable event. ... »

Drake Celebrates Popcaan’s Birthday, Unruly Boss Turns 31, “We Been Thru A Lot Together”

Drake Celebrates Popcaan’s Birthday, Unruly Boss Turns 31, “We Been Thru A Lot Together”

Popcaan and long-time friend and music/business partner Drake have been celebrating the Dancehall artiste’s birthday for the past few days according to the OVO rapper. Popcaan, who was born Andre Sutherland, and Drake, born Aubrey Graham, have been close friends for several years, and have always been supporting each other from across the pond and in person. Back in 2017, Popcaan made a short came... »

Love Triangle Led To The Death Of Dancehall Artiste Keshan

Love Triangle Led To The Death Of Dancehall Artiste Keshan

Vybz Kartel and the rest of the dancehall community are still mourning the death of up-and-coming female artiste, Keshan. As family, friends, and fans struggle to come to terms with the untimely death of dancehall artiste Keshan, more details concerning the investigation have begun to emerge. According to the Star, an unidentified family member spoke out about Keshan’s budding success that came to... »

50 Cent Likens Himself To Bob Marley, Gets Trolled By Reggae Fans

50 Cent Likens Himself To Bob Marley, Gets Trolled By Reggae Fans

50 Cent is once again getting trolled by reggae fans. Social media would not be the same without 50 Cents, as reggae music would not be the same without Bob Marley. On Thursday, the G-Unit rap titan posted the above pic on his very entertaining Instagram page. “No women no cry, No women no cry. LOL,” he wrote in the caption. Clearly, the photo is photoshopped and meant as a joke, but some fans of ... »

Dancehall Artiste Squash Addresses Viral Gun Video, Police Launched Investigation

Dancehall Artiste Squash Addresses Viral Gun Video, Police Launched Investigation

Dancehall star Squash is under police investigation after a video showing him brandishing a gun went viral. The video clip that has been making the rounds on social media shows Squash showcasing a firearm. The Mobay deejay has since stepped forward to address the video saying that persons who are circulating the clip are misrepresenting the facts. He said that the video was shot in Trinidad and th... »

Vybz Kartel Attorneys Downplays Appeal Statement, Anxiety Kicks In

Vybz Kartel Attorneys Downplays Appeal Statement, Anxiety Kicks In

Vybz Kartel attorneys are downplaying a recent statement about his pending appeal verdict. Last week, Urban Islandz broke a story about Vybz Kartel appeal verdict looming. His lead defense lawyer, Tom Tavares-Finson, told reporter Lisa Evers that they’re hoping that the long-awaited verdict will arrive in two weeks. That was a week ago, so this week could be the week that the dancehall star learne... »

Bounty Killer Goes To War With The Government To Protect Jamaican From China

Bounty Killer Goes To War With The Government To Protect Jamaican From China

The Warlord, Bounty Killer has marched onto the battlefield, this time to wage war for the protection of Jamaica’s natural environment. Bounty Killer has made it clear that he wants no bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country in Trelawny, Jamaica’s largest watershed, and will be cross and angry if the Jamaican Government permits bauxite companies to encroach into that territory. On Saturday the five ... »

Dancehall Legend Super Cat Diss Shaggy Threatens To Put Hands On Him

Dancehall Legend Super Cat Diss Shaggy Threatens To Put Hands On Him

Super Cat and Shaggy got beef. The original Don Dadda Super Cat, apparently in a drunken stupor, put on an expletive-laced performance a dancehall session in Brooklyn recently, cursing and roughing up ‘Soundboy’ and other artistes, and hurled obscenities at even the US president himself. And while the Wild Apache bashed from King to pauper, the middle-aged Jamaicans who were in attendance found it... »

Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Appeal Verdict Could Arrive Within Two Weeks

Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Appeal Verdict Could Arrive Within Two Weeks

Dancehall entertainers Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm’s appeal verdict could arrive within the next two weeks. Vybz Kartel’s lead attorney, Tom Tavares-Finson, recently gave an update on the highly anticipated trial to Fox 5 NY News reporter’s Lisa Evers on Wednesday. “Vybz Kartel murder case appeal “could come anytime within next 2 weeks” says his high powered attorney Tom Tavares-Finson,” Evers sai... »

Popcaan Surprises Miss Rhona With Trip To Jerusalem

Popcaan Surprises Miss Rhona With Trip To Jerusalem

Popcaan and his mother Ms. Rona visited the official tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem. The dancehall hitmaker might not be as religious as his mother Ms. Rona, but he ensures that she got a chance to see some of the most historical sites of Christianity during their recent vacation to the Middle East. One of the places that Popcaan took his mother to is the burial site of Jesus, the Church of the Holy S... »

Jamaica PM declares state of emergency in St Andrew South

Jamaica PM declares state of emergency in St Andrew South

(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced that a state of emergency has been declared in the police division of St Andrew South. Holness said he advised the Governor General on the recommendation given to him by the heads of the security forces. “In St Andrew South the main cause of death is caused by gangs,” Holness said yesterday morning with Police Commissioner Major... »

US citizen who overstayed time in Jamaica, ordered deported

US citizen who overstayed time in Jamaica, ordered deported

Omar Cogle was a minor when he was shipped to Jamaica by his parents. The United States-born Cogle is now 22, and was arrested by police for breaches of the Immigration Act. He overstayed his welcome after being given six months to stay in Jamaica. When he appeared before Senior Parish Judge, Vaughn Smith, in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court on Friday, he explained that he was a victim of f... »

Dancehall Artiste Busy Signal Involved In Motorcycle Crash In Columbia

Dancehall Artiste Busy Signal Involved In Motorcycle Crash In Columbia

Busy Signal is alive and well but feeling some pain from a motorcycle crash in Columbia. The artiste posted a video showing off a massive new surface- wound on his right arm, and a smaller one on his left, which resulted from what is speculated to be a motorcycle mishap, which had just taken place, moments before, somewhere in Colombia. “It no cut deep, so it naw bleed,” one man is heard saying in... »

Reggae Star Jah Cure Leads Nairobi City Cleanup This Weekend While On Royal Soldier Tour In Africa

Reggae Star Jah Cure Leads Nairobi City Cleanup This Weekend While On Royal Soldier Tour In Africa

Jah Cure plans to leave Nairobi clean like a whistle as his Royal Soldier tour passed through the Kenyan capital. It is quite evident that Jah Cure has been creating waves in Nairobi in Kenya long before he touched down in the East African country on Thursday, for that leg of his Royal Soldier tour. From early June the Kenyans went all out for the singer including wrapping buses with images of the... »

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