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Buju Banton Trinidad Police Commissioner Apologize To Singer For Cops Harassment

Buju Banton Trinidad Police Commissioner Apologize To Singer For Cops Harassment

Buju Banton gets an apology from Trinidad’s Police Commissioner Gary Griffith. On Saturday, Buju Bantan, real name Mark Myrie, stunned the world when he revealed via Instagram that cops in Trinidad paid a visit to his hotel room with a seach warrant. He allowed them to search the room and they came up empty-handed. The running with law enforcement angered the Grammy-winning reggae singer and his f... »

Beenie Man and Bounty Killer Set To Clash At Reggae Sumfest 2019

Beenie Man and Bounty Killer Set To Clash At Reggae Sumfest 2019

Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have confirmed for this year’s Reggae Sumfest. Two of the biggest names in dancehall’s history, Beenie Man and Bounty Killer, will revive their classic rivalry in July at Reggae Sumfest. The two deejay’s who rivalry in the 1990s spawned dozens of classic hits are billed on the roster to perform together on the same stage tune for tune. It will be a friendly affair beca... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rips Fan Who Called His Girlfriend Ugly On The Gram

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rips Fan Who Called His Girlfriend Ugly On The Gram

Popcaan comes through with a clap back to an online troll who called his girlfriend, Kavell Keir, ugly. The Unruly Boss and his longtime girl friend Kaveil Keir are still going strong despite rumors claiming that the two have broken up. The Trinidadian beauty recently posted a photo of herself on the Gram which caused some ruckus between one of her followers and Popcaan. The female fan pretty much... »

Mavado’s Son Bail Hearing Next Month While Singer Elude Cops

Mavado’s Son Bail Hearing Next Month While Singer Elude Cops

Mavado’s son will be back in court next month for a bail hearing. The dancehall singjay, real name David Brooks, fled the island last year June leaving his teenage son behind to face the criminal justice system for murder. Mavado‘s son is currently held in a Juvenile detention center in Kingston without bond, but his attorney Peter Champagnie says he will be back in court on May 10th to apply for ... »

Buju Banton: Cops Obtain Search Warrant Tried To Arrest Singer In Trinidad

Buju Banton: Cops Obtain Search Warrant Tried To Arrest Singer In Trinidad

Buju Banton already had one running with cops in Trinidad. The reggae star arrived in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday for his “I Am Legend” concert at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port of Spain set for this Sunday. Sources said that at around noon, a group of police officers converged on Buju Banton hotel room saying that they got a search warrant. We’re told that the singer did not object and allow t... »

Buju Banton Gets Green Light To Perform In Trinidad This Weekend

Buju Banton Gets Green Light To Perform In Trinidad This Weekend

Buju Banton show in Trinidad and Tobago this weekend is still on. His “I Am Legend” concert set for the Queen’s Park Savannah on Sunday, was almost a no go after news surfaced that the Grammy-winning singer is unable to legally enter the Caribbean island because of his criminal record. It’s no secret that Buju Banton served ten years in prison in the United States for a drug trafficking conviction... »

Elephant Man Alive And Well, Dancehall Deejay Did Not Drown

Elephant Man Alive And Well, Dancehall Deejay Did Not Drown

Elephant Man is alive and well despite rumors claiming that the dancehall deejay drowned. Yesterday news spread like wildfire on social media claiming that Elephant Man was found drowned. It turns out that the dancehall star was only shooting a music video for his single “Steep Pan.” The dancehall deejay released a few shots from the video shoot from a scene that shows him laying down on his back ... »

Shabba, Super Cat to headline ‘Best of the Best’ concert in Miami

Shabba, Super Cat to headline ‘Best of the Best’ concert in Miami

The ‘Emperor of Dancehall’, Shabba Ranks and the ‘Don Dada’ Super Cat are the headline acts for this year’s Best of the Best concert to be held at the Bayfront Park in downtown, Miami on May 26. The concert has carved out its own niche as a must-attend event on the entertainment calendar. Shabba Ranks, as the first dancehall act to win the Reggae Grammy award, has always de... »

South Carolina Rapper OffTop Sav Shot 10 Times

South Carolina Rapper OffTop Sav Shot 10 Times

Get will soon Offtop Sav. Fast-rising South Carolina rapper OffTop Sav was shot ten times early Sunday morning and is reportedly now in a medically induced coma. The circumstances surrounded the shooting incident in Chester is still unknown, but sources say doctors will perform a surgery to remove a bullet from his head. “He’s in a medically induced coma until doctors are able to remove a bullet f... »

Romeich Blast Government Gets Support From Konshens, Spice & Shaggy

Romeich Blast Government Gets Support From Konshens, Spice & Shaggy

Popular event promoter and artiste manager Romeich Major, of Romeich Entertainment blast the Kingston and St Andrew Municipal Corporation’s (KSAMC) Jamaica decision to cease issuing permits for the staging of entertainment events at their parking lots. Last week the KSAMC announced that no more permits will be granted for events at their parking lots in Kingston. The move angered local promo... »

Another Jamaican act is slated to join Buju Banton on the 2019 staging of the St Kitts Music Festival.

Another Jamaican act is slated to join Buju Banton on the 2019 staging of the St Kitts Music Festival.

Popcaan has been announced as a performer on the event which is scheduled to be held at the Kim Collins Stadium at Bird Rock from June 27 to 29. Speaking at a recent event, St Kitts’ Deputy Prime Minister Shawn Richards, who also has responsibility for culture, said the line-up for this year’s festival has strong appeal for persons across all age groups and demographics. “The music fes... »

Dancehall Deejay LA Lewis Gets Death Threats Over British Link Up Affiliation

Dancehall Deejay LA Lewis Gets Death Threats Over British Link Up Affiliation

LA Lewis life is in danger over his endorsement of British Link Up crew. Following the murders of British Link Up members Roy Fowl and Oney British in the space of a month, thugs are warning dancehall deejay LA Lewis to steer clear of the crew, or he could be killed. Last month, Lewis did an interview with a close friend of Roy Fowl who was partying with him the same night he was killed in Februar... »

Reggae Singer Nesbeth Postpones His European Tour Here Is Why

Reggae Singer Nesbeth Postpones His European Tour Here Is Why

Reggae singer Nesbeth says he is somewhat “disheartened” but hopes the fans will understand following a recent announcement by his management to postpone his upcoming European tour. Nesbeth was advised by his team that the month-long tour slated to commence at the end of March would be rescheduled due to work being undertaken on several pressing projects. A statement from the artiste team read: “I... »

Dancehall Promoter Oney British Shot Dead In Kingston (Picture and Video)

Dancehall Promoter Oney British Shot Dead In Kingston (Picture and Video)

Oney British was shot and killed last night in Kingston. A month after gunmen claim the life of popular British Linkup leader Roy Fowl, bullets cut down another member of the crew. Law enforcement sources confirmed that Oney British, real name Alphanso Harriot, was shot dead on Friday night. The shooting incident took placed along Mountain View Avenue, in St Andrew, in the vicinity of the National... »

Reggae/Dancehall Legend Capleton Rape Charge Dismissed

Reggae/Dancehall Legend Capleton Rape Charge Dismissed

Capleton is officially a free man. The Reggae/Dancehall legend’s rape charge was dismissed on Wednesday when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court with his attorney Christopher Townsend. Capleton, real name Clifton Bailey, was arrested and charged with rape in May of last year, an event that sent shock waves through the reggae/dancehall community. The arrest came months after Ninj... »

Beenie Man Suing Dancehall Artiste Pamputtae For Defamation Over Assault Claim

Beenie Man Suing Dancehall Artiste Pamputtae For Defamation Over Assault Claim

Beenie Man is suing Pamputtae for defamation. Report yesterday that Pamputtae accused dancehall icon Beenie Man of being a “woman beater.” In the middle of her performance at Ann-Marie Vaz’s birthday bash in Portland last weekend, the female dancehall deejay paused to tell the large crowd that Beenie recently attacked her with a stool at a recording studio because she didn’t acknowledge him after ... »

Buju Banton Speak On Gay Allegations Make Peace With Son Markus Myrie

Buju Banton Speak On Gay Allegations Make Peace With Son Markus Myrie

Buju Banton has addressed some gay allegations made by his son. The Gargamel and his son Markus Myrie appears to have made peace, or was this all a publicity stunt? A highly placed source in the singer’s camp confirmed with Urban Islandz that it was not a publicity stunt. We’re told that the two did have an altercation last week Thursday and the younger Myrie told police officers that he was punch... »

Long Walk to Freedom: Buju’s redemption

Long Walk to Freedom: Buju’s redemption

It seemed as if time stood still inside the National Stadium on Saturday night. The king had returned to reclaim his throne and his adoring subjects paid homage as he displayed why he is rated as one of reggae music’s finest. After an almost decade length hiatus in prison, Buju Banton came back to the world of performing and it was as if he was never missing in action. The venue was jam packed and... »

Buju Banton Speak Amidst Drama With His Son Markus

Buju Banton Speak Amidst Drama With His Son Markus

Buju Banton issued a new message for his fans amidst drama with his son Markus Myrie. Buju Banton will be performing live tonight at the National Stadium in Kingston in what is shaping up to be a reggae/dancehall show for the ages. The Grammy-winning singer will be kicking off his “Long Walk To Freedom Tour” in Jamaica, and thousands of his fans have traveled from overseas to see him in action for... »

Buju Banton’s Son Markus Myrie Files Police Report Cops Investigating

Buju Banton’s Son Markus Myrie Files Police Report Cops Investigating

Buju Banton’s son Markus Myrie has filed a police report amidst an altercation between the two. On Thursday night, Buju Banton became headline news for not a good reason. The Grammy-winning singer’s son, Markus Myrie, who is a music producer, launched into a tirade on Instagram calling his famous father a “coke head.” In a lengthy rant, he threatened to press charges against the reggae star ... »

Bob Marley’s Widow Rita Marley Makes First Public Appearance Since Stroke

Bob Marley’s Widow Rita Marley Makes First Public Appearance Since Stroke

Bob Marley’s widow, Rita Marley, makes her first public appearance since her stroke in 2016. Back in September 2016, Ruta Marley became hospitalized due to a stroke. The Marley family didn’t speak much about her condition except to dismissed rumors that she had passed on. Since then we hadn’t seen the Marley matriarch at any major public event until this week when she joined her I-Threes sisters, ... »

Dancehall Artist Kaliba Shot Dead In Kingston

Dancehall Artist Kaliba Shot Dead In Kingston

Dancehall artist Kaliba was shot dead in Kingston. Fast-rising dancehall deejay Kaliba, real name Jayvon Francis, was cut down by bullets in a deadly shooting incident last week Friday in the Maxfield Avenue area. Francis and another man name Ishmael ‘Pops’ Golbourne were both shot and killed in the incident as gun violence continues across the island. The shooting took place at approximately 3:45... »

Roy Fowl’s Friend In Video Speak Out On His Murder Denies Having Anything To Do With Killing (VIDEO)

Roy Fowl’s Friend In Video Speak Out On His Murder Denies Having Anything To Do With Killing (VIDEO)

Roy Fowl’s murder remains unsolved, and his close friend is speaking out. A close friend of slain dancehall promoter and British Link Up leader, Roy Fowl, is speaking out about his murder. Father Devon, who is the man in a video being circulated on social media, has stepped forward to deny having anything to do with the killing. He was featured prominently in the viral video dancing and partying w... »

Vybz Kartel Could Get Two Cops Fired, Here Is What Went Down

Vybz Kartel Could Get Two Cops Fired, Here Is What Went Down

Vybz Kartel music could get these two cops fired from the force. A video clip of two Jamaican cops went viral over the past couple of days. The short clip shows a male police officer with a female cop riding shotgun while listening to Stylo G’s “Touch Down (Remix)”” featuring Nicki Minaj and Vybz Kartel The camera was rolling when Kartel’s verse was on, and the female cops spit all the... »

Teenage Sensation Koffee Now Has The Most Popular Reggae/Dancehall Song (Picture and Video)

Teenage Sensation Koffee Now Has The Most Popular Reggae/Dancehall Song (Picture and Video)

Koffee currently has the most popular reggae/dancehall song on the planet. The 19-year-old singing sensation dropped the video for her breakout hit “Toast” in November last year, and already she cracked 15 million views on YouTube and millions of streams across the major streaming platforms, Spotify and Apple Music. Her new single “Throne is also gaining a lot of traction with over a million views... »

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