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Marion Hall (Lady Saw) now an ordained evangelist

Marion Hall (Lady Saw) now an ordained evangelist

Marion Hall is now an evangelist. The gospel singjay was ordained at Emmanuel Apostolic Church on Slipe Road in Kingston on Sunday morning. She was baptised at that church on December 14, 2015. Speaking after her performance at Fun In The Son on Saturday night, Hall said it is God’s will. “I was called by the Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ,” she told the Jamaica Observer. “There were many peo... »

Gully Bop Ordered To Do Psychiatric Evaluation By Judge, Deejay Files For Divorce From Wife

Gully Bop Ordered To Do Psychiatric Evaluation By Judge, Deejay Files For Divorce From Wife

Gully Bop was ordered to undergo a psychiatric evaluation by a judge following his recent arrest in St. Thomas. Gully Bop was recently tossed back into the headlines just when dancehall fans started to suggest that his career is over. Only this time it wasn’t for a viral video, but for a surprising arrest following a domestic dispute with his wife. The “Body Specialist” deejay appeared in the St T... »

Vybz Kartel Will Not Be In Court For Appeal Trial Here Is Why

Vybz Kartel Will Not Be In Court For Appeal Trial Here Is Why

Vybz Kartel will not be in court this week for his appeal trial, and we have the exclusive why. Vybz Kartel could learn his fate in the Jamaica Court of Appeal as early as this week. The trial kicked off on Monday, July 16th and was adjourned until the next Monday. The long-awaited case was also slashed by two weeks, which means it could be wrapped and a verdict reached in as little as one week. D... »

Safaree Gets Booed and Bottled By Savage Crowd At Dyckman In NYC

Safaree Gets Booed and Bottled By Savage Crowd At Dyckman In NYC

Safaree Samuels gets booed and bottled off stage during a performance in NYC. Nicki Minaj ex-boyfriend Safaree Samuels is not getting any love in New York City. The Love and Hip Hop star turned up for a performance at Dyckman courts on Wednesday, but things didn’t go as planned. The rapper walked on in between games, or perhaps during the halftime break, to perform his single “Hunnid.” Less than a... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal: Phone Evidence Shows Lizard In St. Catherine At Time Of Murder

Vybz Kartel Appeal: Phone Evidence Shows Lizard In St. Catherine At Time Of Murder

Vybz Kartel’s murder victim Clive “Lizard” Williams was in St. Catherine at the time of his killing, cell phone evidence shows. Vybz Kartel and his co-accused legal teams are hard-pressed to present a rock solid case in the Jamaica Court of Appeal. The trial gets underway on Monday, July 9, 2018, and will continue in the high court on July 16th. Despite scoring a victory on the first day of the hi... »

Rihanna and Her Boyfriend Hassan Spotted Arguing In Mexico

Rihanna and Her Boyfriend Hassan Spotted Arguing In Mexico

Rihanna and her billionaire boyfriend Hassan Jameel were spotted on vacation in Mexico arguing. It’s been a while since we saw Rihanna and her billionaire Middle Eastern businessman boo together. The couple seems to be still going strong despite some recent rumors that he broke-up. Some folks may see these photos as evidence that their relationship is on shaky grounds. In one photo you can see Rih... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal Update: Court Accepts New Evidence

Vybz Kartel Appeal Update: Court Accepts New Evidence

Vybz Kartel defense lawyers have requested that the Court of Appeal accepts fresh evidence in their appeal case and the judges accepted them. Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones, are all seeking to have the appeal court overturn their 2014 murder conviction. The legal team representing the four men, filed legal docs in court this m... »

Reggae Artiste Wayne Marshall Cut His Locks Sports New Look

Reggae Artiste Wayne Marshall Cut His Locks Sports New Look

Wayne Marshall is sporting a new look after cutting off his signature locks. The reggae/dancehall singer is back to beating a low fate after chopping off his locks this week. Wayne Marshall show off his new look on the Gram on Friday while also posting a photo of his bundle of hair. Marshall is currently mourning the death of his father who passed away earlier this month after suffering a stroke. ... »

Vybz Kartel’s Appeal Trial Starts Next Week: Everything You Should Know

Vybz Kartel’s Appeal Trial Starts Next Week: Everything You Should Know

Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm appeal trial is set to get underway next week Monday (July 9th), here is everything you need to know about the case. Vybz Kartel’s appeal case is set to begin in the Jamaica Court of Appeal next week. After four years of waiting to present their case in front of the appeal court judges, Tom Tavares-Finson is now ready for another showdown with prosecutors. We’re told th... »

Tina Turner’s Eldest Son Craig Dead Of Suicide At 59

Tina Turner’s Eldest Son Craig Dead Of Suicide At 59

Tina Turner’s eldest son, Craig Raymond Turner, has died from an apparent suicide. Music icon Tina Turner and her family is currently mourning the sudden death of her firstborn son Craig who reportedly shot himself on Tuesday.TMZ reported that the 59-year-old died from a single gunshot wound at his home in Studio City, California. He was pronounced dead at the scene when medics arrived there just ... »

Mavado To Hire Vybz Kartel High Powered Legal Team For Son’s Murder Case

Mavado To Hire Vybz Kartel High Powered Legal Team For Son’s Murder Case

Mavado is pulling all the stops to fight his son’s murder case. Mavado has expressed his son’s innocence in the charges laid against him and vows to fight for his freedom with everything he got. Sources inside the Gullyside camp exclusively told Urban Islandz that the singer is looking to build a high powered defense team for his son. One of the criminal defense attorneys he is looking at is Vybz ... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Slapped With Lawsuit From Bahamian Promoter

Dancehall Star Popcaan Slapped With Lawsuit From Bahamian Promoter

Popcaan is facing some legal troubles for a no-show at a recent concert. Damien Thomas, the principal of Bahamas based MVP Entertainment, is suing Popcaan to recover his losses from a recent concert at Abaco Islands. The dancehall star was booked to perform three gigs as part of the 2018 Unruly Bahamas Tour. He appeared at the first two shows in Freeport (June 2) and Nassau (June 15) but was a no-... »

Mavado Staying Away From Jamaica Fearful For His Safety

Mavado Staying Away From Jamaica Fearful For His Safety

Mavado is steering clear of Jamaica because the singer is fearful for his safety. It’s been three weeks since Mavado left Jamaica and has remained in the U.S. despite a warning from law enforcement officials to return to the island and turn himself in. Sources inside the Gullyside camp told Urban Islandz that the dancehall singjay is unlikely to return to the island anytime soon and he is staying ... »

Flippa Mafia Eating Well In Prison Here Is A Photo Of Him Behind Bars

Flippa Mafia Eating Well In Prison Here Is A Photo Of Him Behind Bars

By V. McGee Flippa Mafia is eating well in prison. Flippa Mafia, also known as Flippa Moggela, is currently serving 25 years in prison for drug trafficking. Urban Islandz obtained the first photo of Flippa taken during one of his recent family visits. You can see that the dancehall deejay put on a few extra pounds and now fans are wondering what’s on the menu in prison. Flippa Mafia, whose real na... »

Capleton Bail Extended Next Rape Case Hearing Set For July

Capleton Bail Extended Next Rape Case Hearing Set For July

Capleton had his bail extended when he appeared in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court last Thursday. The reggae/dancehall legend is currently out on a $250,000 bail while he awaits trial for a rape case. Capleton was arrested in May and charged with rape after a female filed a police report claiming that the entertainer sexually assaulted her at a hotel in Kingston on April 28. The female cla... »

Jah Cure Doubles Down On Attacking Sound System Selectors

Jah Cure Doubles Down On Attacking Sound System Selectors

Jah Cure still has no love for sound system selectors and disc jockeys in the reggae/dancehall fraternity. Jah Cure got some heat this week for his attack on disc jockeys and sound system selectors. The singer issued a statement apologizing for what he said in a vido that went viral on social media. Now he is pretty much rescinding that apology and is letting the DJs and producers know that when t... »

Mavado’s Attorney Says Singer Plans To Turn Self In

Mavado’s Attorney Says Singer Plans To Turn Self In

Mavado is still a wanted man but his attorney says he will turn himself into police after fulfilling his contractual obligations. The Constant Spring police department issued a notice on Tuesday of this week. The warrant asked Mavado to report to the police station where he filed a report last weekend about a shooting. The singer was supposed to report by midday on Wednesday but he left the island... »

Mavado Teenage Son Arrested Singer Fled The Island

Mavado Teenage Son Arrested Singer Fled The Island

Mavado’s teenage son was arrested at the singer’s mansion yesterday. Mavado is currently wanted for questioning by the Constant Spring police over an increase in violence in Cassava Piece. Law enforcement sources told Urban Islandz that they want to question the singer in relation to a killing of a young man in Cassava Piece earlier this week. We’re told that the man was shot dead and chopped befo... »

Mavado Wanted By Police For Shooting Incident

Mavado Wanted By Police For Shooting Incident

Mavado is now a wanted man. The Constant Spring Police issued a notice on Tuesday for Mavado, whose real name is David Brooks of a Norbrook, St. Andrew address, to report to the police station by midday on Wednesday. The Jamaica Constabulary Force posted the notice on Twitter and it’s unclear of the dancehall singer is even still on the island, per our sources. The Gully Gad was shot at in Cassava... »

Tommy Lee Sparta Fears For His Safety Says Arrest Cost Him $20 Million

Tommy Lee Sparta Fears For His Safety Says Arrest Cost Him $20 Million

Tommy Lee Sparta says his recent arrest cost him more than $20 million. Last month, the dancehall deejay found himself in police custody in an unusual way. A group of masked police officers converged on the entertainer while he was withdrawing money from an ATM in Kingston. In Jamaica, when masked officers conduct raids, it’s usually comes with death on sight because those cops only go for the mos... »

Mavado Shooting One Suspect Arrested (Pictures)

Mavado Shooting One Suspect Arrested (Pictures)

Cops have arrested one suspect in the Mavado shooting incident. Mavado is lucky to be alive after he was shot at in Cassava Piece on Saturday. The head of the Jamaica Constabulary Force Communication Unit, Assistant Superintendent of Police Dahlia Garrick, has confirmed that one suspect is now in police custody. The dancehall singjay went to Cassava Piece, where he grew up, on Saturday at approxim... »

Mavado Shot At In Cassava Piece In Rain Of Bullets

Mavado Shot At In Cassava Piece In Rain Of Bullets

Mavado is lucky to still be alive after gunmen in Cassava Piece fired a rain of bullets after the singer. The details surrounding the shooting incident is still sketchy, but one eyewitness said on Sunday that the shooting is over a dispute between the entertainer’s son and a don in the area. We’re told that Mavado went to Cassava Piece to settle a dispute between his son and the don, however, the ... »

Barrington Levy Recovering After Getting Shot In The Back

Barrington Levy Recovering After Getting Shot In The Back

Barrington Levy is currently recovering from a gunshot wound to his back. The dancehall legend posted a video last night on social media telling his fans that he almost lost his life after being accidentally shot in his back. He then lifted up his shirt to show the bandages on his lower back where he was wounded. Some fans are wondering if this is another publicity stunt from the singer but turns ... »

#RIP Sean Paul Announces His Father Is Dead

#RIP Sean Paul Announces His Father Is Dead

Sean Paul has confirmed that his father, Garth Henriques, has died. The International reggae/dancehall star announced on Instagram moments ago that his father died on Thursday (May 24). In a statement issued to the media, Sean Paul thanked the doctors and nurses at the University Hospital of the West Indies where his father was getting treatment for an unknown illness. “I wish to extend my appreci... »

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... »

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