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Former Queen Of Dancehall Lady Saw Building Massive Church

Former Queen Of Dancehall Lady Saw Building Massive Church

Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw, is building a massive church as she gets ready to start preaching. Marion Hall, previously known as the Queen of dancehall Lady Saw is on her mission to spread the word of God all over Jamaica, and she has recently landed equipment to help her on the journey. The evangelist was speaking to the Jamaican Star when she revealed her plans and progress since leaving the ... »

Vybz Kartel Lawyer Says Appeal Judgements Handed Down On A Friday

Vybz Kartel Lawyer Says Appeal Judgements Handed Down On A Friday

Vybz Kartel’s senior defense attorney has a good feeling about the deejay’s appeal case. As the incarcerated dancehall icon anxiously awaits his appeal verdict, so does his lawyers. Valerie Neita-Robertson, one of the senior attorneys on Vybz Kartel’s case said while it’s taking a while to hear back from the court, she believes it is “a very good appeal.” The Court of Appeal indicated in a l... »

Reggae Month App Launched By Jamaican Entertainment Ministry

Reggae Month App Launched By Jamaican Entertainment Ministry

Jamaica’s Minister of Entertainment, Olivia’ Babsy’ Grange, has announced that her Ministry has collaborated with the Ministry of Tourism to develop a Reggae Month App. The app allows interested event promoters of all genres of Jamaican music, whether Mento, Ska, Dub, Rocksteady, Reggae or Dancehall to add their own events, and will also enable music lovers to keep abreast of all the respective sh... »

Kanye West Falls Off Angry Horse In Church, Sunday Service Epic Fail

Kanye West Falls Off Angry Horse In Church, Sunday Service Epic Fail

Kanye West appears to have fallen off a horse he rode into church on Sunday Service Kanye West has always thought highly of himself, but it seems trying to make a grand, over-the-top entrance backfired at one of his recent Sunday Service shows. A video has surfaced that claims to be of the newly-solidified gospel rapper falling off a horse while attempting to ride into his own concert while gospel... »

Dancehall Veteran Flourgon’s Lawyer Concerned About His Safety Amidst Miley Cyrus Settlement

Dancehall Veteran Flourgon’s Lawyer Concerned About His Safety Amidst Miley Cyrus Settlement

There are growing concerns for the safety of veteran dancehall deejay Michael May better known as Flourgon, following the recent news of his court settlement against popstar Miley Cyrus. Flourgon and his legal team filed a US$300 Million lawsuit against 27 yer old pop singer Miley Cyrus. The dancehall deejay claims that Cyrus used lyrics from his 25-year-old track “We Run Things” without getting p... »

Reggae Super Star Shaggy Turns Down A Rihanna Feature For Her Reggae Album, Here is Why

Reggae Super Star Shaggy Turns Down A Rihanna Feature For Her Reggae Album, Here is Why

Shaggy turned down the opportunity to be on Rihanna’s upcoming album. Dancehall veteran and Grammy-award winning dancehall star Shaggy is admitting that he shot down the chance to be on Rihanna‘s highly anticipated reggae album. While the Bajan superstar has enlisted several Jamaican writers and perhaps even collaborators like Koffee and Demarco for the project dubbed “”R9” by fa... »

Barbuda international airport to be completed by June

Barbuda international airport to be completed by June

Barbuda’s international airport is scheduled to be completed in June this year, two years after construction first began. This was revealed by Prime Minister Gaston Browne last week. Speaking on his radio show, he said the project will be completed at a cost of $55 million . Work on the controversial project, began not too long after the island was left a desolate wasteland, in the wake of hurrica... »

Miley Cyrus & Dancehall Legend Flourgon Settles $300 Million Copyright Lawsuit

Miley Cyrus & Dancehall Legend Flourgon Settles $300 Million Copyright Lawsuit

Flourgon proved to American singer Miley Cyrus, that the lyrics to his 1988 Dancehall classic “We Run Things,” was no fluke but that he meant every word that he penned at the time, and the American singer has had no choice, but to yield to the 53-year-old Jamaican. After almost two years, Miley Cyrus decided to settle the US$300-million (J$40-billion) copyright infringement lawsuit, which was file... »

Trinidadian pastor granted nearly $1-million bail

Trinidadian pastor granted nearly $1-million bail

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A pastor is due to return to court on January 10 after he was granted TT$900,000 bail on Wednesday on charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and trafficking in persons, after law enforcement officials raided his Transformed Life Ministry church last October and “rescued” more than 69 people. Pastor Glen Awong and one of his employees, Indra Jaggernath, appeared b... »

Foota Hype Refused Deportation To Jamaica Opted To Stay In ICE Custody

Foota Hype Refused Deportation To Jamaica Opted To Stay In ICE Custody

Foota Hype rather be locked up in ICE custody than be a free man in Jamaica, so he refused deportation. It has been a rough few weeks for popular dancehall selector Oneil Ricardo Thomas, better known as Foota Hype The ever-entertaining Foota Hype was held by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement, ICE, on December 14 upon departing from the Jamrock Reggae Cruise, held aboard the Independence of th... »

Popcaan Says He Bought A House In Ghana “Tink Mi Ramp”

Popcaan Says He Bought A House In Ghana “Tink Mi Ramp”

The Unruly Boss, Popcaan, says he’s now a homeowner in the Motherland, an announcement which should be pleasing to the ears of the Ghanaian and Jamaican Governments, and even Rita Marley, who was granted Ghananian citizenship last December. The  artiste appears to have heeded the calls of the Ghanaian President Nana Akufo-Addo, for Jamaicans to “come home” to Ghana, during a visit to Jamaica in Ju... »

Jamaica ranks 23rd most sustainably developed country in world

Jamaica ranks 23rd most sustainably developed country in world

According to the Sustainable Development Index (SDI) which assesses the “ecological efficiency of human development”, Jamaica is ranked 23rd in the world; but it is the island’s immediate neighbour, Cuba, that is ranked number one, globally. The English language socialist newspaper, the Morning Star, recently carried a story featuring Cuba’s top position on the index, and highlighted t... »

Dancehall Artiste Popcaan Kiss The Ground As He Arrives In Ghana Like A Dancehall Hero

Dancehall Artiste Popcaan Kiss The Ground As He Arrives In Ghana Like A Dancehall Hero

The Unruly Boss Popcaan touched down in the Motherland yesterday and showed his reverence and respect for the people of Ghana by popping a kiss on the airport’s concrete floor, in effect ‘kissing the ground his ancestors might have walked on.’ As Popcaan strode swiftly through the airport, surrounded by bodyguards shortly after exiting immigration, it was obvious he could not stop to greet fans wh... »

Vybz Kartel Says Prison Is One Of Life’s Best Teachers, Here Is What Else

Vybz Kartel Says Prison Is One Of Life’s Best Teachers, Here Is What Else

Vybz Kartel says prison is one of life’s best teachers, as well as, heart-breaks, empty pockets, and failures. Vybz Kartel seems to be growing tired of the inside, and he’s using social media as his outlet. The incarcerated dancehall deejay has been a lot more vocal lately about the injustice he is facing with his criminal trial, more specifically his case with the court of appeal. Since Vybz Kart... »

French shipping company seals deal for Kingston, Jamaica  terminal sale

French shipping company seals deal for Kingston, Jamaica terminal sale

French shipping group CMA CGM has concluded an agreement with China Merchants Port Holdings to sell its stakes in ten port terminals to Terminal Link. Terminal Links was a joint venture between CMA CGM and China Merchants Port, which saw CMA CGM owning 51 per cent of Terminal Links and China Merchants Port with 49 per cent. China Merchants Port will now be the sole shareholder in Terminal Link. Th... »

Reggae Veteran Artiste Anthony B Says Government Yet To Give Reggae Proper Respect

Reggae Veteran Artiste Anthony B Says Government Yet To Give Reggae Proper Respect

The Original Fireman Anthony B says he remains mystified by successive governments’ seeming reluctance to give Reggae music its recognition as a full-fledged industry and income-earner. According to the Fire Pon Rome artiste, the State has not pumped adequate resources towards the promulgation and preservation of Jamaican culture, particularly the musical aspect. He made his comments beneath an IG... »

Case against Foota Hype dismissed – … but selector still in lock-up

Case against Foota Hype dismissed – … but selector still in lock-up

The case against dancehall selector Oneil Ricardo Thomas, aka Foota Hype, was dismissed when he appeared b efore an immigration judge on December 19 in Miami, Florida, the United States (US). However, the celebrations by his fans will have to remain on ice a little longer as Foota Hype remains in custody. The Jamaican Consulate in Miami updated The STAR after the hearing: “We were advised th... »

Foota Hype Faces Judge Today, Gets Low Support From Dancehall Community

Foota Hype Faces Judge Today, Gets Low Support From Dancehall Community

Foota Hype facing the judge today but where is the support from dancehall entertainers? Only a handful of members of the Dancehall fraternity, namely Nikki Z, Skatta Burrell, and Stacious, have so far come out to show some sympathy to veteran selector Foota Hype, following his detention by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) organization, last week Saturday. Disc jockey Nik... »

Bucket steal – Bikers rob woman of her 21 pieces of KFC, Jamaica

Bucket steal – Bikers rob woman of her 21 pieces of KFC, Jamaica

Miriam was looking forward to biting into a piece of spicy chicken breast that she bought at the KFC restaurant in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Monday. The aroma of the fast-food chain’s signature fried chicken had sent one signal to her nostrils – eat me. Miriam could not wait to take up the challenge. But as she walked home about 7 that night, two thieves rode up on a motorcycle and made off with ... »

Foota Hype To Get Visit By Jamaican Consulate Officials In ICE Custody

Foota Hype To Get Visit By Jamaican Consulate Officials In ICE Custody

Veteran Dancehall selector Foota Hype is set to appear in an immigration court in the United States on December 23. Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States, Audrey Marks, has confirmed that the 37-year-old Cassava Piece native is in the custody of the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). According to the Ambassador, Foota Hype, whose real name is Oneil Thomas, was detained on Saturday, ... »

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Held By US Immigration ICE In Miami: Reports

Dancehall Veteran Foota Hype Held By US Immigration ICE In Miami: Reports

Dancehall selector Foota Hype has gone missing in action for the past five days, and his fans are worried that he has been captured by the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency. Foota Hype, who has declared himself the global Viral King, and who makes daily Instagram posts whether via live feed, regular posts, or on his IG stories, has not made a post for the last five day... »

Vybz Kartel New Prison Photos Brings Back Old Gaza Memories With Lisa Hyper

Vybz Kartel New Prison Photos Brings Back Old Gaza Memories With Lisa Hyper

These Vybz Kartel and Lisa Hyper photos brings back some old Gaza memories. Vybz Kartel was surprised with a blast from the past at the general penitentiary, GP, yesterday afternoon. Well, it wasn’t really a surprise as surely the dancehall deejay was aware of who was on his visitor’s list. Former Portmore Empire member and current dancehall artist Lisa Hyper visited Di Teacha and recorded the mem... »

Irie Jam retains Mayberry Investment to raise capital

Irie Jam retains Mayberry Investment to raise capital

…this as company touts international expansion Irie Jam Media, having recently retained the services of Mayberry Investments Limited (Mayberry) to successfully raise market capital powering the first stage of the company’s global expansion, is now yearning for greater expansion. Some 25 years ago the entity created history when it executed the very first radio simulcast between New Yor... »

Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh Wins Miss World 2019

Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh Wins Miss World 2019

Congratulations to Miss Jamaica Toni-Ann Singh for winning the Miss World 2019 pageant. Jamaica has added another Miss World title to the vault as St. Thomas’ own Toni-Ann Singh was crowned Miss World 2019 in London on December 14. The entire Caribbean is currently in celebratory mode, but especially the entire island of Jamaica will be celebrating for the rest of the year. Singh was crowned by Me... »

Dancehall Icon Ninjaman Broke His Arm In Prison, Set To Undergo Surgery

Dancehall Icon Ninjaman Broke His Arm In Prison, Set To Undergo Surgery

Veteran clash deejay Ninjaman has been released from hospital after he was hospitalized yesterday after he slipped, fell and broke his arm, and had to undergo surgery according to one of the dancehall deejay’s family members. The Star newspaper reported that the deejay’s nephew Sumari as saying the Don Gorgon is doing fine, and his condition is “nothing to worry about,” and he is in high spirits. ... »

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