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Buju Banton Link Up With Sean Paul In “Trust” Video

Buju Banton Link Up With Sean Paul In “Trust” Video

Buju Banton link with Sean Paul his new video, “Trust.” As you guessed it, the video depicts the downside of the constant use of cellphones, especially it’s impact on relationships. The directors definitely wanted the message to sink in, as we see a man seemingly meeting his demise after his lady searches his phone during the opening scene of the video. The video ironically cuts to a brief text me... »

Bob Marley’s Widow Rita Marley Gets Ghana Citizenship

Bob Marley’s Widow Rita Marley Gets Ghana Citizenship

Rita Marley is now officially a citizen of the West African country of Ghana. The wife of reggae legend Bob Marley was honored with the Ghanaian citizenship by President Nana Akufo-Addo last week Wednesday, according to Pulse. She was one of 126 Africans who were bestowed with the new status. Rita Marley has been aiding Ghana in different areas for over 10 years. She is involved in projects that e... »

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Unable To Post $250K Bail, Remains Behind Bars

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Unable To Post $250K Bail, Remains Behind Bars

Brigadier Jerry will continue to spend more time behind bars. The veteran Dancehall deejay was unable to post bail when he appeared in the Waterbury Superior Court, 400 Grand Street court last week Wednesday, and is being remanded in a Connecticut state prison until next week, Wednesday, December 11, when he makes his next court appearance. Brigadier Jerry, who is best known for songs such as “Jam... »

Mavado Son Gets More Bad News On Murder Case, Spending Christmas In Jail

Mavado Son Gets More Bad News On Murder Case, Spending Christmas In Jail

Mavado’s son gets more bad news in his pending murder case and will spend Christmas in jail. It’s another holiday behind bars for Dantay Brooks, the son of David Constantine Brooks, better known as Mavado. The teenager was remanded in the Home Circuit Court on November 20, 2019. Numerous attempts have been made by his defense team lead by Peter Champagnie to have bail granted. Sadly from young Bro... »

Beenie Man Tackles Climate Change On Eva Clean School Tou

Beenie Man Tackles Climate Change On Eva Clean School Tou

Beenie Man has been championing the preservation of the Jamaican environment over the last few weeks as part of his Eva Clean School tour, which he is undertaking in association with the Recycling Partners of Jamaica and Brain Box Marketing. The school tour by the veteran deejay aims to bring awareness to the issue of global warming by highlighting ways to combat climate change, and also focuses o... »

Vybz Kartel Wants Out Of Prison By Christmas, What’s Taking The Court So Long?

Vybz Kartel Wants Out Of Prison By Christmas, What’s Taking The Court So Long?

Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm want to be home this Christmas. The dancehall community is still awaiting the conclusion of Vybz Kartel and his co-convicts appeal case. It’s been well over 1 year and 6 months since the appeal court heard arguments from the defense and prosecution. As we draw close to the end of the year, Kartel and Shawn Storm are hanging their hopes high for a verdict soon, like befo... »

Dancehall Icon Buju Banton Signs To JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, New Album Coming

Dancehall Icon Buju Banton Signs To JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, New Album Coming

Buju Banton, one of Reggae’s greatest acts of all-time, has made a phenomenal leap into the musical stratosphere by signing with JAY-Z’s Roc Nation label. Roc Nation was started back in 2008 by rapper JAY-Z and as since amassed a beautifully, talented roster of artiste across various genres, such as rock, pop, hip-hop, Latin, and Reggae. Some of the associated acts include Big Sean, Cassanova, Dj ... »

Dancehall Icon Tanya Stephens Calls Out Jamaicans Who Comfort Rapists

Dancehall Icon Tanya Stephens Calls Out Jamaicans Who Comfort Rapists

Singjay Tanya Stephens this morning ripped into lovers of Reggae music, many of whom she says are quick to exonerate people who have been accused of rape and other types of sexual assault. “You know Jamaica and extended community and reggae lovers especially. It always amazes me the speed at which you rush to comfort and reassure and support people accused of rape. It always f*ckin amazes me that ... »

Koffee among five nominees for reggae Grammy

Koffee among five nominees for reggae Grammy

Rapture, the five-song EP by teenage sensation Koffee, is among five albums nominated in this year’s reggae category of the Grammy awards. Last year, Etana broke the drought of female nominations, and this year, Koffee has set her own record. She has become the youngest solo artiste to earn a Grammy nomination in the reggae category. The other albums nominated in the category are As I Am by Julian... »

Richie Stephens addresses sexual assault allegations – Says it was attempt to smear his reputation

Richie Stephens addresses sexual assault allegations – Says it was attempt to smear his reputation

Singer Richie Stephens was yesterday forced to use social media to address what he described as an attempt to smear his reputation. In a post made to his official Instagram page, Stephens ,who is currently on the Australian leg of his world tour, disclosed that there were some sexual assault allegations involving him circulating on social media. Stephens said that the matter had been thoroughly in... »

Louie Rankin, Actor & Jamaican Dancehall Cultural Icon, Everything You Should Know

Louie Rankin, Actor & Jamaican Dancehall Cultural Icon, Everything You Should Know

Jamaican dancehall/reggae artiste and actor Louie Rankin best known as ‘Teddy Bruckshut’ or ‘Ox’ from the popular films “Shottas” and “Belly” respectively, has passed away. The dancehall legend was involved in a fatal vehicle collision in Melancthon Township in Ontario, Canada at 9 a.m. on Monday (Sept 30). While more details regarding the crash are yet to be revealed, Louie Rankin is thought to h... »

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Arrested On Gun & Robbery Charges, Held On $250K Bond

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Arrested On Gun & Robbery Charges, Held On $250K Bond

Veteran reggae artiste Brigadier Jerry is facing a long list of charges following a shooting incident at a Jamaican restaurant in Connecticut in the United States on Monday night. The 62-year-old artiste whose real name is Robert Russell has been slapped with first-degree robbery, first-degree reckless endangerment, illegal discharge of a firearm, carrying a pistol without a permit, illegal transf... »

Leroy “The Don” Smart is showing Dancehall fans that he is ‘out an bad,’ and even though he is three years shy of 70, he is still looking for a “Goodas” girl in his life. Smart released the video for his new track “Goodas,” which has been turning heads and sparking much conversation online, after a few YouTube channels carried the full clip, which also features Instagram celebrity turned Dancehall... »

Cops halt Twelve Tribes concert in Jamaica

Cops halt Twelve Tribes concert in Jamaica

The Twelve Tribes of Israel concert commemorating the 89th anniversary of Haile Selassie I as Ethiopian Emperor came to an unceremonious end Sunday morning, at the organisation’s Hope Road headquarters. Police ended the show just after 1:00 am with headliner Mikey Spice able to do only one song. Paul “Ashes” Ashton, one of the event’s organisers, told the Jamaica Observer that officers... »

Dancehall Icon Shaggy Getting Recognized At Boston Veterans Day Dinner

Dancehall Icon Shaggy Getting Recognized At Boston Veterans Day Dinner

Shaggy is getting a major recognition at today’s Boston Veterans Day Dinner. Today will be another big day for Jamaican Dancehall megastar Shaggy, as he will be among a number of U.S. Marine Gulf War veterans who will be recognized for their service and support for fellow veterans, at the Boston Veterans Day Dinner. According to Billboard, the charitable event which is being presented by Hanscom F... »

Sizzla Released From Hospital, Recovering From Broken Leg In Motorcycle Crash

Sizzla Released From Hospital, Recovering From Broken Leg In Motorcycle Crash

Sizzla Kalonji is back at his home and is recuperating from injuries he sustained during a motorcycle accident two weeks ago. The artiste posted an excerpt from a short interview he conducted with popular radio announcer Ron Muschette on his morning radio show on Mello FM on Friday, on Instagram. It was the first interview the star was doing since the mishap, which resulted in one of his ankles be... »

Dancehall Deejay Aidonia Involved In A Serious Car Crash

Dancehall Deejay Aidonia Involved In A Serious Car Crash

Dancehall artiste Aidonia was involved in another car accident. The 4th Genna leader was involved in a fender bender last night in Kingston, but sources confirmed that he is doing okay. We’re told that the accident took place early Sunday morning, and it’s unclear if Aidonia or someone else was driving the white SUV involved in the collision. At least one eye witness posted a video on IG early thi... »

R. Kelly Could Score Big Win In Court, Wants Child Pornography Charges Dismissed, Here Is Why

R. Kelly Could Score Big Win In Court, Wants Child Pornography Charges Dismissed, Here Is Why

R. Kelly is pulling out all the stops to fight his sexual abuse charges. R. Kelly and his team are trying to poke through any loophole they can find in the various sexual abuse charges filed against the fallen R&B star. His lawyers tried time and time again to ask a judge to allow him to come home while he awaits trial, but the attempts have all failed thus far. Kelly is hemmed up in multiple ... »

Jamaican Police Threatened To Arrest Alkaline And Squash, Heavy D Reveals

Jamaican Police Threatened To Arrest Alkaline And Squash, Heavy D Reveals

Did Jamaican police threaten to arrest Alkaline and Squash over their heated lyrical feud? It was the Jamaican police high command which had demanded both the 6IX and the Vendetta camps cease and desist from releasing a spate of disrespectful, violence-laced songs in which dancehall stars Squash and Alkaline threatened to murder each other, according to Junior’ Heavy D’ Frazer, manager of the 6IX.... »

Reggae Icon Sizzla Hospitalized Following Motorcycle Crash

Reggae Icon Sizzla Hospitalized Following Motorcycle Crash

Reggae/dancehall icon Sizzla is currently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. Get-well wishes have begun to pour in for the reggae star after he reportedly sustained a broken ankle, following a motorcycle accident on Saturday. Sources inside Sizzla‘s camp confirmed on Tuesday that the singer was ‘out and stuntin’ on one of his motorcycles along Mona Road in Kingston when he lost control and... »

Nicki Minaj Confirms She Is Officially Mrs. Petty, Got Married To Zoo On Monday

Nicki Minaj Confirms She Is Officially Mrs. Petty, Got Married To Zoo On Monday

Nicki Minaj is officially Mrs. Petty. The Trinidadian rapper confirmed via her Instagram page that she and her boo Kenneth Petty have officially tied the knot in a secret wedding. Nicki Minaj shared a short video clip showcasing some souvenirs like caps and cups with Mr. Petty and Mrs. Petty written on them. While she didn’t share any additional details about her wedding, she said enough to confir... »

Jamaica’s Culture Minister Babsy Grange Told Kanye West To Stop Selling Merch

Jamaica’s Culture Minister Babsy Grange Told Kanye West To Stop Selling Merch

Kanye West will now have to stop selling Jamaican merch after he angered some fans. Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia “Babsy” Grange, has released a statement addressing Kanye West selling merch with Jamaican emblems. Ye is in Jamaica this weekend with his weekly Sunday Service. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper drew a massive crowd at the Emancipation Park on Fri... »

Kanye West Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Kanye West Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Kanye West managed to anger some Jamaicans by selling some Jamaican merch at his Sunday Service on Friday. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper, who is now a born again Christian, drew a massive crowd at his Sunday Service at Emancipation Park in Kingston yesterday. Thousands of his Jamaican fans turned out to see Yeezus and his large choir performed. While patrons enjoyed the performance, some folks voiced ... »

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Dancehall superstar, Sean Paul, will be presented with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander for his’ contribution to the global popularity and promotion of Reggae Music’ on National Heroes Day. The dancehall artiste, whose real name is Sean Paul Francis Henriques, will be one of 143 Jamaicans who will be conferred with national honors at Kings House, the official residence of the Gove... »

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

Busy Signal is back on the Billboard Reggae Chart with his new album. Parts of The Puzzle, the first album in seven years released by Reggae/dancehall artiste Busy Signal, is number two on the Billboard top Reggae Album chart. The album was released on October 4, 2019, and fans seem to be enjoying every bit of it. The album, which is trending for the week of October 19, 2019, is the highest entry ... »

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