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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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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... »

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. ... »

Dancehall Fans Have Mixed Reactions To PM Andrew Holness Extending Party Hours

Dancehall Fans Have Mixed Reactions To PM Andrew Holness Extending Party Hours

There are mixed reactions to Prime Minister Andrew Holness’ social media posts regarding the recent passing of the Noise Abatement Temporary Amendment Act of 2019, which was voted on by Parliamentarians on Tuesday, in the House of Representatives. The Prime Minister posted a video clip of Minister of National Security Dr. Horace Chang speaking at a press briefing yesterday, where he sought to expl... »

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... »

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