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Vybz Kartel Attorneys Downplays Appeal Statement, Anxiety Kicks In

Vybz Kartel Attorneys Downplays Appeal Statement, Anxiety Kicks In

Vybz Kartel attorneys are downplaying a recent statement about his pending appeal verdict. Last week, Urban Islandz broke a story about Vybz Kartel appeal verdict looming. His lead defense lawyer, Tom Tavares-Finson, told reporter Lisa Evers that they’re hoping that the long-awaited verdict will arrive in two weeks. That was a week ago, so this week could be the week that the dancehall star learne... »

Bounty Killer Goes To War With The Government To Protect Jamaican From China

Bounty Killer Goes To War With The Government To Protect Jamaican From China

The Warlord, Bounty Killer has marched onto the battlefield, this time to wage war for the protection of Jamaica’s natural environment. Bounty Killer has made it clear that he wants no bauxite mining in the Cockpit Country in Trelawny, Jamaica’s largest watershed, and will be cross and angry if the Jamaican Government permits bauxite companies to encroach into that territory. On Saturday the five ... »

Dancehall Legend Super Cat Diss Shaggy Threatens To Put Hands On Him

Dancehall Legend Super Cat Diss Shaggy Threatens To Put Hands On Him

Super Cat and Shaggy got beef. The original Don Dadda Super Cat, apparently in a drunken stupor, put on an expletive-laced performance a dancehall session in Brooklyn recently, cursing and roughing up ‘Soundboy’ and other artistes, and hurled obscenities at even the US president himself. And while the Wild Apache bashed from King to pauper, the middle-aged Jamaicans who were in attendance found it... »

Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Appeal Verdict Could Arrive Within Two Weeks

Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Appeal Verdict Could Arrive Within Two Weeks

Dancehall entertainers Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm’s appeal verdict could arrive within the next two weeks. Vybz Kartel’s lead attorney, Tom Tavares-Finson, recently gave an update on the highly anticipated trial to Fox 5 NY News reporter’s Lisa Evers on Wednesday. “Vybz Kartel murder case appeal “could come anytime within next 2 weeks” says his high powered attorney Tom Tavares-Finson,” Evers sai... »

Popcaan Surprises Miss Rhona With Trip To Jerusalem

Popcaan Surprises Miss Rhona With Trip To Jerusalem

Popcaan and his mother Ms. Rona visited the official tomb of Jesus in Jerusalem. The dancehall hitmaker might not be as religious as his mother Ms. Rona, but he ensures that she got a chance to see some of the most historical sites of Christianity during their recent vacation to the Middle East. One of the places that Popcaan took his mother to is the burial site of Jesus, the Church of the Holy S... »

Dancehall Artiste Busy Signal Involved In Motorcycle Crash In Columbia

Dancehall Artiste Busy Signal Involved In Motorcycle Crash In Columbia

Busy Signal is alive and well but feeling some pain from a motorcycle crash in Columbia. The artiste posted a video showing off a massive new surface- wound on his right arm, and a smaller one on his left, which resulted from what is speculated to be a motorcycle mishap, which had just taken place, moments before, somewhere in Colombia. “It no cut deep, so it naw bleed,” one man is heard saying in... »

Reggae Star Jah Cure Leads Nairobi City Cleanup This Weekend While On Royal Soldier Tour In Africa

Reggae Star Jah Cure Leads Nairobi City Cleanup This Weekend While On Royal Soldier Tour In Africa

Jah Cure plans to leave Nairobi clean like a whistle as his Royal Soldier tour passed through the Kenyan capital. It is quite evident that Jah Cure has been creating waves in Nairobi in Kenya long before he touched down in the East African country on Thursday, for that leg of his Royal Soldier tour. From early June the Kenyans went all out for the singer including wrapping buses with images of the... »

Beenie Man Claps Back At Dancehall Queen Carlene, Praised D’Angel At Son’s Graduation

Beenie Man Claps Back At Dancehall Queen Carlene, Praised D’Angel At Son’s Graduation

Beenie Man has clapped back at former Dancehall Queen Carlene Smith, the mother of his daughter Crystal Davis, who accused him of being a deadbeat dad. His retaliation came a week after a video surfaced on social media in which Carlene, who was at their daughter Crystal’s graduation ceremony, implied that the entertainer had not supported the teen and that only friends and family members had suppo... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan & Jamaica PM Andrew Holness Broke Ground For Massive Development In St. Thomas

Dancehall Star Popcaan & Jamaica PM Andrew Holness Broke Ground For Massive Development In St. Thomas

Popcaan is using his influence to help in the development of his home parish St. Thomas. Andre Sutherland, the St. Thomas citizen, better known as Popcaan, showed us that it’s deeper than the music. He is collaborating with the government and other stakeholders to develop an Urban Center in Morant Bay, St Thomas. Prime Minister Holness described him as a “strong vocal advocate for the upliftment o... »

Reggae Singer Devon “Mdeez” Knight Stabbed To Death, Sumfest CEO Reacts

Reggae Singer Devon “Mdeez” Knight Stabbed To Death, Sumfest CEO Reacts

The reggae/dancehall community is mourning the death of Bahamian singer Devon “Mdeez” Knight. CEO of Downsound Entertainment and promoter of Reggae Sumfest, Josef Bogdanovich is among the members of the entertainment fraternity pouring out tributes for upcoming Bahamian Reggae singer Devon “Mdeez” Knight, who was stabbed to death during a domestic dispute with a tenant in the Bahamas on Friday. Th... »

Beenie Man A Deadbeat Dad? Dancehall Queen Carlene Blast Deejay At Daughter’s Graduation

Beenie Man A Deadbeat Dad? Dancehall Queen Carlene Blast Deejay At Daughter’s Graduation

Beenie Man gets put on blast by his baby mama Dancehall Queen Carlene at his daughter graduation. A video which surfaced on social media with former Dancehall Queen Carlene Smith, at her daughter Crystal Davis’ sixth form graduation has set tongues wagging after she implied that the child’s father, dancehall star Moses ‘Beenie Man‘ Davis’ has not been supporting the youngster. In the five-minute-l... »

Dancehall’s Dancing King Ding Dong Wed Longtime Girlfriend Tashana

Dancehall’s Dancing King Ding Dong Wed Longtime Girlfriend Tashana

Dancehall’s dancing king Ding Dong is now a married man. Ding Dong shocked fans on Saturday when photos surfaced of himself and his longtime girlfriend Tashana, exchanging vows. His manager Romeich, who was his best man, posted a picture of the two of them on his Instagram, congratulating the deejay on his wedding. “Congrats bro bro @dingdongravers wonder when a my time? All the best and happiness... »

Dancehall Artiste Munga Honorable Murder Case Pushed Back To November

Dancehall Artiste Munga Honorable Murder Case Pushed Back To November

Munga Honorable’s murder case has been delayed once again. Munga Honorable appeared in Supreme Court in Downtown Kingston on June 6th. Munga, whose given name is Damian Rhoden, is charged in connection with the February 2017 murder of Cleveland Smith. According to the report put forward by the police, it is alleged that Smith (the deceased) was accosted by a group of men, one of whom was reportedl... »

Lawyer Speaks On Vybz Kartel Health Crisis In Prison

Lawyer Speaks On Vybz Kartel Health Crisis In Prison

Is Vybz Kartel health deteriorating in prison? The dancehall icon was rushed to a hospital in March of this year, sending his fans into a panic over his health. At the time, his attorney confirmed  that he had a thyroid problem that he had to be taken to the hospital for treatment. Doctors were able to get it under control, and the deejay has been doing well since then. Vybz Kartel later thanked t... »

Cardi B Shares Her Plastic Surgery Side Effects Photos Left Fans Shook

Cardi B Shares Her Plastic Surgery Side Effects Photos Left Fans Shook

Cardi B wasn’t joking when she said she had severe side effects from her recent plastic surgery. Last month, Cardi B was forced to cancel a couple of gigs, and she said it cost her millions of lost revenue in the process. She had little to no choice but to cancel the performances because her body needed to recover from her recent liposuction. The beauty about the “Press” rapper is that she isn’t s... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal Talks Heating Up, Is The Court Ready To Drop Verdict?

Vybz Kartel Appeal Talks Heating Up, Is The Court Ready To Drop Verdict?

Vybz Kartel appeal is back on the forefront. Is the Court of Appeal ready to hand down a verdict in Vybz Kartel’s appeal case? The dancehall deejay and his co-convicts have been waiting on a judgment for almost a year. The case was presented before the courts in July last year. Kartel’s attorney, Valerie Neita-Robertson, says that she plans to inquire with the court about the case, but still... »

Rihanna Is World’s Richest Female Musician With $600 Million Fortune

Rihanna Is World’s Richest Female Musician With $600 Million Fortune

by S. Leslie Rihanna has amassed a $600 million fortune and is now the wealthiest female musician in the world. While her fans are begging her to drop new music, Rihanna is busy building her business empire, which includes investment in makeup, lipstick, lingerie, and luxury fashion. Aside from her business moves over the last couple of years, Rihanna remains one of the biggest selling artists on ... »

Dancehall Diva Shauna Chyn Has No Regrets About Plastic Surgery

Dancehall Diva Shauna Chyn Has No Regrets About Plastic Surgery

Shauna Chyn aka Shauna Controlla says she has no regrets getting plastic surgery. The dancehall diva who rise to fame while she was dating Gully Bop now found herself out of the viral dancehall deejay’s league. These days, Shauna Chyn has been linked to Downsound Records head Joe Bogdanovich, although neither of them have never confirm the rumors. A couple months ago, Chyn suddenly emerged on the ... »

Jay-Z becomes first billionaire rapper – Forbes

Jay-Z becomes first billionaire rapper – Forbes

American rapper Jay-Z has become the first hip-hop artiste to amass a US$1 billion fortune, according to Forbes magazine. Jay-Z has now reportedly hit the top 400 Club and, according to Forbes, the $1 billion figure is conservative. “Jay-Z’s steadily growing kingdom is expansive, encompassing liquor, art, real estate (homes in Los Angeles, the Hamptons, Tribeca) and stakes in companies like ... »

Teenage Reggae Sensation Koffee Writing Songs For Rihanna’s Upcoming Dancehall Album

Teenage Reggae Sensation Koffee Writing Songs For Rihanna’s Upcoming Dancehall Album

Teenage reggae sensation Koffee is writing songs for Rihanna. Koffee resume just keeps on growing. This week the 19-year-old singer/deejay was listed on Apple Music as one of the next breakthrough artists this year. We in the reggae/dancehall community already see her as a shining star, and it appears Rihanna also saw greatness in her. California rapper Haiti Babii recently spilled the beans durin... »

Mavado Hints He Is Back In Jamaica Ahead Of Son Murder Trial

Mavado Hints He Is Back In Jamaica Ahead Of Son Murder Trial

Mavado hinted that he might be back in Jamaica to support his teenage son who will be going on trial for murder. It’s been a year since Mavado left the island for the United States where he is a legal permanent resident. The dancehall singjay has steered clear of the island after cops issued a wanted notice for him to turn himself in for questioning. The Gully Gad ignored the warning from cops whi... »

Shenseea Attacked By Rastafarian Over Girl On Girl In New Tyga Video

Shenseea Attacked By Rastafarian Over Girl On Girl In New Tyga Video

Shenseea managed to anger some dancehall fans and now some members of the Rastafarian community. The Romeich Entertainment first lady has been getting a lot of criticisms since dropping off her new video “Blessed” with Tyga. Some folks are accusing Shenseea of selling out dancehall music, while others are labeling her a lesbian, as in the case of this Rastafarian female in the video below. While t... »

Sizzla Axed From Reggae Show After Gay Rights Group Turns Up Heat

Sizzla Axed From Reggae Show After Gay Rights Group Turns Up Heat

Sizzla is experiencing more issues with the gay community. The reggae/dancehall icon was the headlining act on this year’s staging of the annual Reggae On The River concert in California. Sizzla Kalonj was the headlining act on the same show in 2016 after getting back his United States visa. Gay rights group protest the event back then, but he still performed while opting not to sing any of his mo... »

Bob Marley & Buju Banton Gets Bashed By Barbados Politician, Reggae Fans Hit Back

Bob Marley & Buju Banton Gets Bashed By Barbados Politician, Reggae Fans Hit Back

Bob Marley and Buju Banton get bashed by a Barbados politician, and now reggae fans are hitting back. Buju Banton performed at a sold-out show in Barbados last month that saw celebrities like Rihanna coming out to see the Grammy-winning singer perform While a massive crowd converged on the arena to see Buju, not all Bajans were welcoming of the Jamaican singer. Urban Islandz reported earlier this ... »

Former Dancehall Queen Lady Saw Gets Rebuked For Doing God’s Work

Former Dancehall Queen Lady Saw Gets Rebuked For Doing God’s Work

Former Dancehall Queen Lady Saw, real name Marion Hall, says folks are reporting her Facebook page because she is doing God’s work. Lady Saw, who retired from dancehall in 2015, is now doing gospel music and ministering across the world under her birth name, Marion Hall. She often posted her performances and minister on her Facebook page, but recently she had an issue where folks reported the page... »

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