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Vybz Kartel Back In Court This Week For Final Appeal Case Hearing

Vybz Kartel Back In Court This Week For Final Appeal Case Hearing

Vybz Kartel’s legal team will be back in court on Thursday of this week for a pre-appeal trial hearing. Vybz Kartel is around a month and a half from his next big legal showdown in the Jamaican courts. The dancehall star’s appeal trial is set to begin on July 9th in the Appeal Court. His legal team, headed by Tom Tavares-Finson, will be in court on Thursday, May 24th, for their final case manageme... »

Tommy Lee Sparta Arrested For Organized Crime In Mobay

Tommy Lee Sparta Arrested For Organized Crime In Mobay

Tommy Lee Sparta was arrested on Sunday. The full details surrounding his arrest are still sketchy, but we’re told that the dancehall artist was arrested early Sunday morning at an ATM in St. Andrew. Tommy Lee Sparta, born Leroy Russell, had just left the Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall season finale when the arrest took place. The Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch (C... »

Capleton Says Rape Accuser Is A Liar And He Has Evidence

Capleton Says Rape Accuser Is A Liar And He Has Evidence

leton says his rape accuser is a blatant liar and police officers should investigate her. Reggae/dancehall legend Capleton is currently behind bars following his arreston Friday. The 51-year-old deejay, born Clifton Bailey, was charged with rape sending shock-waves throughout the Jamaican entertainment fraternity. Capleton has denied the allegations saying that the female accuser is lying and even... »

Vybz Kartel Shares “Thank You Mama” Video On Mother’s Day (VIDEO)

Vybz Kartel Shares “Thank You Mama” Video On Mother’s Day (VIDEO)

Vybz Kartel shares the video for his single “Thank You Mama” on Mother’s Day. Kartel released the track in November last year in dedication to his mother. The track became an instant hit clocking in over one million views on YouTube since it’s debut and what better way to release the visual than on Mother’s Day. The cut was directed by Dameon Gayle of Warrior Films JA and produced by Jones Ave Rec... »

Capleton Arrested And Charged With Rape

Capleton Arrested And Charged With Rape

Capleton was arrested and slapped with a rape charge. Reggae legend Capleton, whose real name is Clifton Bailey, is currently in police custody awaiting his first court appearance in Kingston on Monday. Cops placed the 51-year-old entertainer behind bars after conducting an investigation into a police report filed by a female last week. The woman, who is a hairdresser filed a police report on May ... »

Will Vybz Kartel Latest Transfer Halt His New Music? Producer Speaks (VIDEO)

Will Vybz Kartel Latest Transfer Halt His New Music? Producer Speaks (VIDEO)

Vybz Kartel new music won’t be affected as a result of his transfer to another prison. The incarcerated “Fever” deejay was transferred to the St. Catherine Adult Correctional facility in Spanish earlier this week. The move took place a day after Ninjaman was abruptly transferred from the St.Catherine prison to the much more secure Horizon remand center. Ninjan’s transfer was as a result of a... »

Ninjaman Relocated In Solitary Confinement Over Leaked Video (VIDEO)

Ninjaman Relocated In Solitary Confinement Over Leaked Video (VIDEO)

Ninjaman has been moved to another prison and placed in solitary confinement following a leaked video.. Last week, Urban Islandz published a video showing Ninjaman in prison stunting in a fresh pair of Clarks Desert kicks with a clean white outfit while smoking a blunt. The video drew criticism from some dancehall fans who say that the dancehall legend is getting privilege treatment in prison beca... »

Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Speak Out After Being Detained By Cops

Bob Marley’s Granddaughter Speak Out After Being Detained By Cops

Bob Marley’s granddaughter, Donisha Prendergast, had an unpleasant experience with cops in California last week. Donisha Prendergast and a few of her friends were briefly detained by police officers in California just as they were leaving an Airbnb. The group was in the state for the Kaya Fest where the Marley brothers performed. Prendergast posted two videos on Instagram showing the unpleasant ru... »

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Disses Krystal & D’Angel

Beenie Man’s Daughter Desha Ravers Disses Krystal & D’Angel

Beenie Man’s outspoken daughter Desha Ravers is again making her feelings known about Krystal Tomlinson and D’Angel. Last month, Deshagaye “Desha Ravers” Davis took a few shots at Beenie’s girlfriend Krystal Tomlinson and now she is shading his estranged ex-wife D’Angel. The Ravers Clavers dancer was spotted last weekend at Dancehall Queen Carlene’s birthday party. “Happy birthday Carlene yo... »

Bob Marley’s granddaughter detained by US police

Bob Marley’s granddaughter detained by US police

California police earlier this week detained Jamaican actress and filmmaker Donisha Prendergast the granddaughter of reggae legend Bob Marley, and three of her friends as they were leaving an AirBnB home to prepare for a socially conscious event they organised. A neighbour reportedly called police on the group of friends – three of whom were said to be black – while witnessing them depart th... »

Rihanna Confirms New Album Is All Reggae Music

Rihanna Confirms New Album Is All Reggae Music

Rihanna will be having us jamming to the sound of reggae music this year. The pop star has confirmed that her next album will be an all reggae music album and now all her Caribbean fans are excited about it. Rihanna’s last album ANTI was released at the top of 2016 so her fans are now hungry for some new music. Hopefully the Navy won’t have to wait too long to get this new album. Rihanna confirmed... »

Ninjaman Stays Fresher Than Vybz Kartel In Prison In Leaked Video

Ninjaman Stays Fresher Than Vybz Kartel In Prison In Leaked Video

Ninjaman stays fresher than Vybz Kartel in prison or is he just stunting? A new leaked video hit social media this week showing Ninja Man in prison looking “clean like skeleton” a popular phrase in dancehall that means your out in a brand new outfit and shoe that you’ve never worn before. “A we make jail look like bloodc***t road, clean whistle,” Ninja said in the video while smoking a blunt. Pris... »

Buju Banton Trinidad Show Will Go On Despite Threats

Buju Banton Trinidad Show Will Go On Despite Threats

Buju Banton first confirmed post prison show in Trinidad will go on according to his management. The LGBT community in  Trinidad and Tobago has cast a cloud over the planned concert by trying to get authorities to prevent the Grammy-winning reggae singer from entering the country for the performance in April next year. The gay community cites Buju Banton’s past music which they labeled as “m... »

Vybz Kartel Health Back In The Spotlight After Leaked Prison Video

Vybz Kartel Health Back In The Spotlight After Leaked Prison Video

Vybz Kartel health has been tossed back into the spotlight following a recently leaked video from prison. Last month, Urban Islandz obtained a video showing Vybz Kartel playing football on the grounds of GP. Some fans were questioning the authenticity of the video but we vetted it before posting it and it came directly from someone inside the deejay’s circle. Additionally, some fans started questi... »

Dancehall Artiste Spice Launching Women Empowerment Foundation

Dancehall Artiste Spice Launching Women Empowerment Foundation

Spice is set to launch her Grace Hamilton Women Empowerment Foundation. Dancehall deejay Spice has been a strong advocate for women for her entire career and now she is taking her mission a step further by launching a foundation catering to the needs of women, particularly struggling women in the Jamaican society. The “So Mi Like It” deejay has seen a surge in her popularity in dancehall locally a... »

Meek Mill Released From Prison Thanks Fans For Support

Meek Mill Released From Prison Thanks Fans For Support

Meek Mill, real name Robert Williams, was released from prison on Tuesday and he is thanking his fans for their support. After a five-month-long ordeal of being unjustly imprisoned, Meek Mill is finally a free man and he shared a statement to mark the occasion. In November last year, Judge Genece Brinkley sentenced the Philly rapper to 2-4 years in prison for a probation violation which includes p... »

Beenie Man Daughter Blast His Girlfriend Krystal Tomlinson “I Dislike Her”

Beenie Man Daughter Blast His Girlfriend Krystal Tomlinson “I Dislike Her”

Beenie Man eldest daughter Deshagaye “Desha Ravers” Davis has some serious issues with his girlfriend Krystal Tomlinson. Beenie Man  has been in the news a lot these days and all for the wrong reasons. From his gross disrespect of Popcaan and his mother then having had to walk it back, to rumors of his death spreading on social media. Now his outspoken daughter Desha Ravers, who is a member of the... »

Mariah Carey battles bipolar disorder

Mariah Carey battles bipolar disorder

. Mariah Carey says she’s no longer living in isolation after seeking treatment for a bipolar disorder. In a People magazine article due on newsstands Friday, the singer says she didn’t believe it when she was first diagnosed after she was hospitalized for a physical and mental breakdown in 2001. The 48-year-old says she lived in denial and isolation and feared someone would expose her... »

Vybz Kartel Calls Bounty Killer His Daddy “I Learn From The Best”

Vybz Kartel Calls Bounty Killer His Daddy “I Learn From The Best”

Vybz Kartel says Bounty Killer is still his daddy. The Gazanation leader received a big co-sign from his former mentor this week after dropping his new single “Under Water.” Bounty Killer posted a snippet of the track on his Instagram feed while labeling it “real dancehall sound.” He also told the upcoming producers in the game to take notes from Vybz Kartel and TJ Records who produced the single.... »

Sean Paul’s Dad Gets Life Saving Blood After Artist Plea

Sean Paul’s Dad Gets Life Saving Blood After Artist Plea

Sean Paul can now breathe a sigh of relief following a successful blood drive for his ailing father. The dancehall legend went on Instagram last week and plead with his fans and his fellow dancehall friends to donate blood to a hospital in Kingston where his dad, Garth Henriques, is currently hospitalized for the past two weeks. His fans and a few local celebrities answered the call and participat... »

Holness open to having gay members in his Cabinet

Holness open to having gay members in his Cabinet

  Ten years after then Prime Minister, Bruce Golding declared that he would not have gays in his Cabinet, his successor, Andrew Holness has suggested that he would have no problems with homosexuals in his executive. Golding’s statement a decade ago was made during an interview with BBC News. Holness’ comments came in response to a question during his address to members of the Jamaican Diaspor... »

Irie Jam Radio Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Irie Jam Radio Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Irie Jam Radio is the loudest voice to the Jamaican diaspora in the New York tri-state region. For 25 years, the company has been a credible source of information and entertainment for large clusters of Jamaicans in the area, many of whom must endure a deep hunger for home. To mark this important milestone, Irie Jam is celebrating for the entire year with a flurry of activities to highlight the ra... »

Dancehall Singjay Sean Paul makes appeal to save dad

Dancehall Singjay Sean Paul makes appeal to save dad

Sean Paul took to social media yesterday to make a heartfelt appeal for blood to save his ailing father. His dad, Garth Henriques — a former coach of Jamaica’s national waterpolo team and author of Memoirs of a Jamaican Gentleman: From Prep School to Penitentiary— is currently admitted in the intensive care unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew and is in need of O N... »

Relatives want gangster captured in Jamaica

Relatives want gangster captured in Jamaica

Relatives of one of St James’ most wanted criminals, Ryan ‘Ratty’ Peterkin, say they are desperate for the security forces to bring an end to his illegal activities in order to return some level of dignity to the family’s name. The anxiety stems from an ongoing feud between the notorious gangster and his former top-level lieutenant, Delano Wilmot, which has left four of Pet... »

Bolt ‘stuntin’ with the A Team on Jamaica Carnival 2018

Bolt ‘stuntin’ with the A Team on Jamaica Carnival 2018

Sprint legend Usain Bolt and his ‘A Team’ joined in on the carnival action Sunday on quads and bikes. The group of about 12 was spotted on Trafalgar Road in St Andrew as tens of thousands of revelers took to the streets of the Corporate Area to enjoy the annual Carnival Sunday road march festivities. Always the life of the party, the retired sprinter and crew even treated observers to ... »

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