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Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

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Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

Beenie Man’s Girls Dem Sugar lands #84 spot on Billboard countdown

This is how Beenie Man’s Best Reggae Album Grammy Award became the gift that keeps on giving. On a reflective note in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Billboard.com scoured their archives, harking b... »

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

Dancehall Reacts To Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict, Fans Blast Attorney

The dancehall community is reacting to Vybz Kartel losing his appeal case, and some fans are now blasting his defense attorney, Valerie Neita-Robertson. Social Media erupted last night when it was ann... »

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel Loses His Appeal To Overturn Murder Conviction

Vybz Kartel suffered a crushing defeat as the Appeal Court handed down its verdict today. The day has finally come for Vybz Kartel to hear his fate, and though his appeal was basically denied, he migh... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

Vybz Kartel Appeal Verdict To Be Handed Down On Friday, Dancehall Icon Upbeat

Incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel will hopefully be a free man soon. Breaking news interrupted our typical day to announce that there has finally been some development in Vybz Kartel’s ... »

Jamaica Reggae Radio Irie FM Goes Off Air, Owes $35 Million In Royalties

Jamaica Reggae Radio Irie FM Goes Off Air, Owes $35 Million In Royalties

Famed reggae radio station Irie FM is currently off the air. Irie FM is one of Jamaica’s leading radio stations whose mantra is fixated on the promotion of authentic reggae music. Sadly some listeners... »

Vybz Kartel Prison Cell Raided, Cellphone Recovered, Facing Solitary Confinement

Vybz Kartel Prison Cell Raided, Cellphone Recovered, Facing Solitary Confinement

Vybz Kartel found himself in serious trouble after correctional officers searched his prison cell and uncovered a cellphone, which is a banned item. Vybz Kartel fans are running to his defense as auth... »

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Charged For Lying About COVID-19, Faces Jail Time

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Charged For Lying About COVID-19, Faces Jail Time

Elephant Man is looking at some possible jail time for lying to Immigration about COVID-19 A few days ago, dancehall deejay Elephant Man took to social media to share his side of the story about what ... »

Foota Hype Remains Incarcerated In Florida, Relocated To New Prison

Foota Hype Remains Incarcerated In Florida, Relocated To New Prison

Foota Hype is still incarcerated in the United States. Apart from being a dancehall disc jockey, Foota Hype is also known for his regular social media commentary on the hot topic floating around in th... »

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Apologize For Lying To Immigration About Coronavirus

Dancehall Icon Elephant Man Apologize For Lying To Immigration About Coronavirus

Dancehall artiste Oneal Byran, better known as Elephant Man, is currently being investigated on the basis of false declaration to immigration, following his return to Jamaica. A whistleblower in the f... »

Dr Peter Phillips asks Cuba for drug to fight coronavirus

Dr Peter Phillips asks Cuba for drug to fight coronavirus

KINGSTON, Jamaica — President of the opposition People’s National Party (PNP), Dr Peter Phillips, has reached out to the Government of Cuba for Jamaica to access the anti-viral drug Interferon A... »

Penn Relays Statement on the Coronavirus

Penn Relays Statement on the Coronavirus

3/13/2020 7:02:00 AM In light of the recent announcements made yesterday by the NCAA, the City of Philadelphia, and multiple professional leagues regarding their cancellation or suspension of champion... »

Penn continuing to evaluate decision to hold Penn Relay 2020

Penn continuing to evaluate decision to hold Penn Relay 2020

In the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, the Division of Recreation and Intercollegiate Athletics at the University of Pennsylvania is continuing to evaluate the decision to host the 126th Penn Relays... »

Carnival in Jamaica postponed to October

Carnival in Jamaica postponed to October

Jamaica’s carnival celebrations have been postponed by six months to October as a safety measure against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the island. Kamal Bankay, Chairman of t... »

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

Tobago Jazz cancelled, St Maarten’s carnival postponed due to COVID-19

With Trinidad and Tobago, Cuba and the Cayman Islands the latest countries in the region to record cases of COVID-19, two events in Tobago and St Maarten have joined the list of those that will not be... »

Dancehall Veteran Lady G To Release Tell-All Book

Dancehall Veteran Lady G To Release Tell-All Book

Dancehall veteran, Lady G, is carrying out the finishing touches on her tell-all book chronicling her 30-year musical journey, which is set to be released before the end of this year. According to Lad... »

‘Irie Jam, New York’ Reggae Mission

‘Irie Jam, New York’ Reggae Mission

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer Roy “DJ Roy” Walters of Irie Jam Radio (third from left) with (from left) Kabaka Pyramid, Christopher Ellis and Vershon at Tuff Gong studios in Kingston. Irie... »

Pharrell Williams Recording New Music With Buju Banton In Jamaica

Pharrell Williams Recording New Music With Buju Banton In Jamaica

Pharrell Williams and Buju Banton might have some new music on the way. The late 90s and the early 2000s were glorious times for both hip hop and dancehall music. Big facts. The era produced timeless ... »

Rapper Lil Kim Reportedly Had MORE Surgery On Her Face & Body (Pics)

Rapper Lil Kim Reportedly Had MORE Surgery On Her Face & Body (Pics)

Rap superstar Lil Kim recently underwent a series of new plastic surgery procedures, according to new social media reports. And yesterday, MTO News obtained pics of Lil Kim’s new and improved fa... »

Michael Jordan Delivers Touching Tribute To Kobe Bryant During Memorial (VIDEO)

Michael Jordan Delivers Touching Tribute To Kobe Bryant During Memorial (VIDEO)

NBA legend delivered a touching tribute to late NBA champion Kobe Bryant during Monday’s memorial, which left him and many others in floods of tears. “Maybe it surprised people that Kobe a... »

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces felony charges in US

Reggae Boyz striker Darren Mattocks faces two felonies in the USA, international media has reported. The 29-year-old will face the court accused of making a false, fraudulent, or incomplete insurance ... »

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Machel Montano Got Married To Longtime Girlfriend Renee Butcher

Soca superstar Machel Montano invited thousands of fans to watch him get married in a grand finale concert. Machel Montano is well known for his annual concert event in Trinidad called Machel Monday. ... »

Amari ‘surrenders life to Christ’, says she’s done with Gully Bop

Amari ‘surrenders life to Christ’, says she’s done with Gully Bop

Social media personality Amari “DJ Mona Lisa”,  known for her tumultuous relationship with dancehall star Gully Bop, is calling it quits with the deejay. Why? She has given her life to Chr... »

Bounty Killer Donates $250K To Dancehall Pioneer Junior Byles Suffering From Mental Illness

Bounty Killer Donates $250K To Dancehall Pioneer Junior Byles Suffering From Mental Illness

ounty Killer appeared OnStage with Winford Williams where he donated $250K to dancehall pioneer Junior Byles, through his . During his time on-air, the veteran dancehall artist talked about a very imp... »

Spragga Benz Says Cops Constantly Harassed Him After His Son’s Murder

Spragga Benz Says Cops Constantly Harassed Him After His Son’s Murder

Veteran Dancehall artiste Spragga Benz has explained the reason why he has maintained a low profile on Jamaica’s music scene over the last several years. According to the 50-year-old, since the killin... »

Bob Marley Foundation Assisting In Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

Bob Marley Foundation Assisting In Reggae Boyz Qatar 2020 Marketing Campaign

The Bob Marley Foundation, led by Cedella Marley, has engaged in another partnership with the Jamaica Football Federation (JFF), aimed at assisting with marketing and sponsorship generation for the na... »

Story Of Vybz Kartel Getting Freed By Appeal Court Is A Hoax

Story Of Vybz Kartel Getting Freed By Appeal Court Is A Hoax

Vybz Kartel is not yet a free man, so the story that has been circulating is a hoax. The dancehall deejay’s attorney is dispelling rumors that the DEEJAY’S APPEAL VERDICT has already arrived in ... »

Koffee Says Kendrick Lamar Collab Is On The Way

Koffee Says Kendrick Lamar Collab Is On The Way

Does Koffee have a new collaboration in the works with Kendrick Lamar? Rapper Kendrick Lamar is one of the greatest artists in his genre and of his time. Many other artists, both young and old, aspire... »

Bob Marley’s Classic “Redemption Song” Gets New Visual On His 75th Birthday

Bob Marley’s Classic “Redemption Song” Gets New Visual On His 75th Birthday

Bob Marley would’ve been 75 years old, if he was still alive. The new animated video for Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song,” which was released by his estate yesterday, has been receiving rave revie... »

Jamaican passport among the lowest ranked in the Caribbean

Jamaican passport among the lowest ranked in the Caribbean

As the world enters a new decade, Barbados remains as the Caribbean country with the most powerful passport. The Jamaican passport, on the other hand, continues to be among the lowest ranked in the re... »

Barbados denies unfair treatment of Jamaican national

Barbados denies unfair treatment of Jamaican national

The Barbados Immigration Department has denied any wrongdoing or mistreatment of a Jamaican national who was detained last month at the Grantley Adams International Airport in that eastern Caribbean i... »

Cruise ship denied entry into St Lucia harbour today

Cruise ship denied entry into St Lucia harbour today

CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) – St Lucia Saturday denied a cruise ship with more than 3,000 passengers on board entry in the Castries Harbour after health authorities confirmed that some passengers were ex... »

New Jamaican Airline in the Works

New Jamaican Airline in the Works

The paucity of indigenously owned and operated airlines in the country, was among the reasons used to support the launch of Oriole Limited, a Jamaican airline venture that the operators have said will... »

Dancehall Legend Bounty Killer Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

Dancehall Legend Bounty Killer Speak Out Against Domestic Violence

Bounty Killer seems to be on a mission to help in curbing domestic violence, by reaching out to Jamaican men with a well-reasoned message. The Poor People Governor posted a minute-long video on his In... »

Michelle Obama Wins ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ Grammy

Michelle Obama Wins ‘Best Spoken Word Album’ Grammy

Michelle Obama stays winning, as she joins her husband as a winner of a Grammy Award. Barrack Obama, the 44th president of the United States of America, laid the foundation by copping two separate Gra... »

Tsunami warning issued for Jamaica, other Caribbean islands

Tsunami warning issued for Jamaica, other Caribbean islands

A tsunami warning is in effect for Jamaica following the massive 7.7 magnitude earthquake that struck in the Caribbean Sea between the island and neighbouring Cuba on Tuesday. A tsunami warning is als... »

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocks Jamaica

Magnitude 7.7 earthquake rocks Jamaica

A strong earthquake rocked Jamaica in mid-afternoon on Tuesday. The quake, said to have been measured at 7.7, sent shockwaves across many areas, including in sections of the Corporate Area in Kingston... »

Nicki Minaj Brother Jelani Maraj Sentence 25 Years To Life For Rape

Nicki Minaj Brother Jelani Maraj Sentence 25 Years To Life For Rape

Nicki Minaj’s brother Jelani Maraj was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for child rape. Niky Minaj’s elder brother has been in and out of court for the last four years after being arreste... »

Koffee Creates History, Wins Best Reggae Album Grammy

Koffee Creates History, Wins Best Reggae Album Grammy

Koffee just made history by becoming the youngest solo act and only female ever to win a Grammy for Best Reggae Album. The day we all knew would come is finally here, and Jamaica is celebrating a huge... »

Dancehall Dancer Bumpa Died Performing Dangerous Acrobatic Stunt

Dancehall Dancer Bumpa Died Performing Dangerous Acrobatic Stunt

Popular dancehall dancer Bumpa lost her life after a dangerous stunt went horribly wrong. The dancehall community is mourning the death of another of its members. Popular street dancer Bumpa died on T... »

Usain Bolt Expecting First Child With GF Kasi Bennett, Shares Pregnancy Photos

Usain Bolt Expecting First Child With GF Kasi Bennett, Shares Pregnancy Photos

Congratulations to Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett, who are expecting their first child! Usain Bolt is about to be a proud father soon. The famous couple made the announcement in A-list fashion with a gor... »

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... »

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-Robe... »

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... »

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 backfire... »

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 ... »

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 high... »

Barbuda international airport to be completed by June

Barbuda international airport to be completed by June

Barbuda’s international airport is scheduled to be completed in June this year, two years after construction first began. This was revealed by Prime Minister Gaston Browne last week. Speaking on his r... »

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 si... »

Trinidadian pastor granted nearly $1-million bail

Trinidadian pastor granted nearly $1-million bail

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — A pastor is due to return to court on January 10 after he was granted TT$900,000 bail on Wednesday on charges of kidnapping, false imprisonment and trafficking in perso... »

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 ... »

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 gran... »

Jamaica ranks 23rd most sustainably developed country in world

Jamaica ranks 23rd most sustainably developed country in world

According to the Sustainable Development Index (SDI) which assesses the “ecological efficiency of human development”, Jamaica is ranked 23rd in the world; but it is the island’s immediate neighb... »

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 ... »

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 o... »

French shipping company seals deal for Kingston, Jamaica  terminal sale

French shipping company seals deal for Kingston, Jamaica terminal sale

French shipping group CMA CGM has concluded an agreement with China Merchants Port Holdings to sell its stakes in ten port terminals to Terminal Link. Terminal Links was a joint venture between CMA CG... »

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