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Rapper Andre Johnson Cut Off Penis And Jump Off Building

Perhaps its the blood moon on Tuesday or maybe rapper Andre Johnson had no more use for his penis. According to multiple reports, Andre Johnson, who is an affiliate of Wu-Tang Clan, cut his penis off before jumping off the second floor of an apartment building in North Hollywood in an apparent suicide attempt. Johnson was rushed to the hospital on Wednesday morning but doctors were unable to reatt... »

What next? UK rapper contemplates future after deportation

What next? UK rapper contemplates future after deportation

Cashtastic on set of a music video. – Contributed United Kingdom rapper Cashtastic is trying to come to grips with life in Jamaica following his deportation last week by UK Border Agency (UKBA), which claims there are inconsistencies with his documents. Cashtastic, born Cashief Nichols, has been living in the UK for more than 14 years after migrating from Jamaica to live with his mother at t... »

Vybz Kartel And His Co-Convicts File Appeal For New Trial

Vybz Kartel And His Co-Convicts File Appeal For New Trial

Vybz Kartel and his legal team have made good on their promise to file an appeal in the Court of Appeal on Tuesday. The embattled dancehall star and his three co-convicts file the appeal claiming that they got an unfair trial in the Home Circuit court. According to official court documents obtained by Urban Islandz, Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Andre St. John, and ... »

Reggae Star Chronixx Denies Being Beaten In Paris

Reggae Star Chronixx Denies Being Beaten In Paris

Chronixx management not only denied reports claiming that the reggae singer was beaten in Pris, but also say they are taking legal actions. On Tuesday morning reports surfaced online claiming that Chronixx and his entourage were attacked over the weekend at a concert in the French capital. The report claimed that Chronixx disobeyed rules set by the concert promoters and was subsequently denied acc... »

Was Shawn Storm On Vybz Kartel Death List Over Missing Guns ?

Was Shawn Storm On Vybz Kartel Death List Over Missing Guns ?

Vybz kartel is under a lot of scrutiny following a publication in the Sunday Observer where an unidentified senior police officer told journalists that the aced dancehall star became a police informant. Kartel was forced to respond to the story after thugs aligned to him send death threats to two journalists and the Director of Public Prosecution. Kartel asked these misguided individuals to cease ... »

Vybz Kartel Lawyer Calls Police Liars

Vybz Kartel Lawyer Calls Police Liars

A scathing report in the Sunday Observer has sent shock waves throughout Vybz Kartel inner circle. According to the report, Vybz Kartel met with the police high command when he realized his back was against the wall in his high profile murder trial. Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, then gave the police high command information about several wanted men in Portmore that also lead to the recovery of ... »

Kartel calls on fans to stop threats on journalists

Kartel calls on fans to stop threats on journalists

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Entertainer Vybz Kartel through his legal team Monday issued a call for his fans to refrain from threatening journalists. Kartel’s plea came after two journalists, Observer’s Karyl Walker and Nationwide News’ Abka Fitzhenley, reported receiving cell phone threats on Sunday. “I appeal to any misguided individual or individuals who may think it appropriate to seek to threaten or ... »

Journalists get death threats

Journalists get death threats

DEATH threats have been made against the lives of two journalists for their reporting on the Vybz Kartel case. Jamaica Observer Crime/Court Desk Editor Karyl Walker and Nationwide News Network reporter/producer Abka Fitz-Henley have been identified as the reporters whose lives have been threatened. Yesterday, Walker received several threatening calls on his cellular phone making reference to yeste... »

Vybz Kartel gives up 17 Guns for Freedom

Vybz Kartel gives up 17 Guns for Freedom

CONVICTED entertainer Vybz Kartel told the police the whereabouts of several wanted men in Portmore, St Catherine and provided the authorities with information that led to the recovery of 17 illegal firearms, a highly-placed police source has disclosed. The move by the embattled entertainer was part of an effort to gain his freedom, or at least a vastly reduced prison sentence, the police said. Th... »

KingAlarm, Jamaica leads with body cameras

KingAlarm, Jamaica leads with body cameras

Much like ‘techies’ who get excited at the acquisition of new, state-of-the-art gadgets, KingAlarm Managing Director John Azar and his IT Manager Ferron Senior are ebullient while telling of the security company’s purchase of high-end body cameras. Both men didn’t need to be sold on the value of the technology when National Security Minister Peter Bunting told the country i... »

Lady Saw in ding-dong court battle with helper

Lady Saw in ding-dong court battle with helper

BY PAUL HENRY Co-ordinator — Crime/Court Desk Lady Saw DEEJAY Lady Saw has now petitioned the Court of Appeal in an effort to overturn a default judgement in favour of a day’s worker who had to be hospitalised for a month after being mauled by dogs at her upper St Andrew home in 2009. In October 2012, 64-year-old Dorothy Wilson was awarded $1.5 million with interest by Justice Leighton Pusey... »

Bob Marley grandson on gun charge

Bob Marley grandson on gun charge

BY PAUL HENRY Co-ordinator — Crime/Court Desk Matthew Prendergast MATTHEW Prendergast, the grandson of reggae legend Bob and Rita Marley, has been slapped with a gun charge resulting from an altercation with a security guard at the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road in St Andrew. Prendergast, 25, is a musician reportedly based between Miami and Jamaica. He is charged with illegal possession of a firea... »

Jamaica ranks 25th in earnings from prostitution — website

Jamaica ranks 25th in earnings from prostitution — website

KINGSTON, Jamaica – A website Havoscope.com, which provides data and information on black market activities around the world, ranks Jamaica 25th in Prostitution Revenue Worldwide. According to the ranking posted March 2014, Jamaica earned US$58 million from the industry, falling behind the Czech Republic which earned US$200m. The number one earner according to the Havoscope.com ranking is China, w... »

Full Interview Of Police Commission Owen Ellington Talk About The Details On Evidence In Vybz Kartel Trial!

Full Interview Of Police Commission Owen Ellington Talk About The Details On Evidence In Vybz Kartel Trial!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=B9R3d8rLV2E »

Shorty Vows To Wait The 35 Years For Vybz Kartel “There Is A God and I Have Hope”

Shorty Vows To Wait The 35 Years For Vybz Kartel “There Is A God and I Have Hope”

Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson, common-law-wife of incarcerated dancehall artiste, Vybz Kartel, says that despite her spouse’s lengthy prison sentence, she will be waiting for him and, in the interim, will be focusing on her children and music label. Johnson told THE WEEKEND STAR: “I will definitely be waiting, I don’t have any reason to do that (move on). I intend to stand... »

Chris Brown Arrive In D.C. Via “Con Air” To Face Assault trial

Chris Brown Arrive In D.C. Via “Con Air” To Face Assault trial

Chris Brown is staring down 4 years in prison if he is found guilty in his pending assault case in Washington D.C. The “Loyal” singer arrived in D.C. on Monday after a five day “Con Air” flight across the United States from Los Angeles. The trial gets off the ground on April 17. If he is convicted, Chris Brown would be found in violation of his probation in his Rihanna beating case and could be se... »

Vybz Kartel NOT Suicidal, Deejay Staying Strong In Prison

Vybz Kartel NOT Suicidal, Deejay Staying Strong In Prison

As Vybz Kartel adjust to prison life there are fresh rumors claiming that he is suicidal. Vybz Kartel started his life sentence at the Tower Street Adult Correctional Centre last week Thursday immediately after a judge handed down the shocking sentencing. A rep for the former Portmore Empire boss told us that the self-proclaim Worl’Boss is stronger than ever. “Addi [Vybz Kartel] is holding up stro... »

J’cans urged to protect themselves against Chick-V virus

J’cans urged to protect themselves against Chick-V virus

BUCHANAN… our surveillance system continues to be strengthened to allow us to quickly detect cases JAMAICANS are being urged to protect themselves against the emerging vector-borne disease, Chikungunya virus. According to the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO), 10 countries in the region have recorded cases of the Chikungunya virus (commonly called Chick-V), which is transmitted by the ... »

Vybz Kartel Hard Labour In Prison Includes Sanitation & Landscaping

Vybz Kartel Hard Labour In Prison Includes Sanitation & Landscaping

Vybz Kartel was not only sentenced to life in a Jamaican prison, he was also given hard labour. What does this hard labour mean for the self proclaim Worl’Boss? A Source inside the Department of Correctional Services gave the 411 on what Vybz Kartel will be doing for the hard labour part of his sentencing. “Usually when inmates are given life sentence with hard labour they do a lot of bushing and ... »

Birdman Loan Justin Bieber His Red Convertible Bugatti

Birdman Loan Justin Bieber His Red Convertible Bugatti

Justin Bieber posted the above photo on Instagram showing off a red convertible Bugatti owned by Birdman. “Uncle Stunna luv. My first Bugatti ? #generosity,” Bieber captioned the photo. The caption had everyone thinking that the Cash Money CEO gave Justin Bieber the two million dollar car. But TMZ reported that it was just a loaner. Birdman told Biebs he’s welcome to drive the car — reportedly wor... »

Heroic cop humbled by attention after J$10 million find

Heroic cop humbled by attention after J$10 million find

Corporal Ricardo Garriques – Ian Allen photo Being the humble person that he is, Corporal Ricardo Garriques says he was not expecting all the attention and praise he has received after just doing his job. Garrriques, a member of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, was on patrol Monday morning when he witnessed a bag falling out of a Guardsman Armoured Truck on South Camp Road in Kingston. On fur... »

Shawn Storm Rejected Deal To Testify Against Vybz Kartel

Shawn Storm Rejected Deal To Testify Against Vybz Kartel

Shawn Storm remained loyal to Vybz Kartel throughout the grueling murder trial that sent them both to prison for life. According to new reports, the prosecution approached Shawn Storm, real name Shawn Campbell, attorney to strike a deal to testify against Vybz Kartel in return for his freedom. Speaking with the Observer, Shawn Storm’s attorney Miguel Lorne says his client rejected the deal because... »

Ninja Man Returned To Court, Murder Trial Set For November

Ninja Man Returned To Court, Murder Trial Set For November

Days after Vybz Kartel was handed down a life sentence by a Jamaican High Court Judge, legendary dancehall star Ninja Man is now in the hot seat. Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, showed up in the Home Circuit court today on a murder charge. Ninja Man, his son Janiel Ballentine, and another man name Dennis Clayton, are all charged with the 2009 murder of Richard Johnson. Ninja Man’... »

Vybz Kartel: “I Will Not Be Recording Music In Prison”

Vybz Kartel: “I Will Not Be Recording Music In Prison”

The debate over whether or not Vybz Kartel will be recording new music in prison is over. Lawyers representing the dancehall star says he has no intentions of recording behind bars after carefully evaluating the proposals. “He has no intention of recording while in custody,” Kartel’s lead attorney Tom Tavares-Finson said after the deejay was sentenced to life imprisonment last Thursday. Tavares-Fi... »

Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Voice Notes Leaked Online (VIDEO)

Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Voice Notes Leaked Online (VIDEO)

The voice notes evidence was perhaps the most incriminating piece of data the prosecution used to convicted and put him behind bars for life. The controversial voice notes were leaked and has surfaced on social media sites and on YouTube. http://youtu.be/qg3tCUN5zSM Police say hey extracted over 24 voice notes from a Blackberry smartphone they seized from the dancehall star. Some of these voice no... »

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