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Koffee Creates History, Wins Best Reggae Album Grammy

Koffee Creates History, Wins Best Reggae Album Grammy

Dancehall Dancer Bumpa Died Performing Dangerous Acrobatic Stunt

Dancehall Dancer Bumpa Died Performing Dangerous Acrobatic Stunt

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

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

Former Queen Of Dancehall Lady Saw Building Massive Church

Former Queen Of Dancehall Lady Saw Building Massive Church

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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... »

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 t... »

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,... »

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... »

Bucket steal – Bikers rob woman of her 21 pieces of KFC, Jamaica

Bucket steal – Bikers rob woman of her 21 pieces of KFC, Jamaica

Miriam was looking forward to biting into a piece of spicy chicken breast that she bought at the KFC restaurant in Cross Roads, St Andrew, on Monday. The aroma of the fast-food chain’s signature fried... »

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-y... »

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) agenc... »

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 r... »

Irie Jam retains Mayberry Investment to raise capital

Irie Jam retains Mayberry Investment to raise capital

…this as company touts international expansion Irie Jam Media, having recently retained the services of Mayberry Investments Limited (Mayberry) to successfully raise market capital powering the ... »

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... »

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... »

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 Parliamentaria... »

Funeral shot up during prayer – Two mourners killed, seven injured

Funeral shot up during prayer – Two mourners killed, seven injured

BY AKINO MING/JAMAICA STAR As the pastor was about to bless the offerings at the funeral of Romain ‘Boysie’ Anthony White yesterday at Kings Chapel Seventh-day Adventist Church on Windward... »

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 defi... »

Vybz Kartel Gets Good News On His Appeal, Court At ‘Advanced Stage’ In Judgement

Vybz Kartel Gets Good News On His Appeal, Court At ‘Advanced Stage’ In Judgement

Vybz Kartel and his co-defendants got some great news from the appeal court this week. Jamaica’s Appeal Court has issued a statement to Vybz Kartel’s defense team, updating them on the pending v... »

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 Wedn... »

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 We... »

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 Ma... »

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 Par... »

Irie Dale Birthday Party 2019

Irie Dale Birthday Party 2019

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Vybz Kartel Wants Out Of Prison By Christmas, What’s Taking The Court So Long?

Vybz Kartel Wants Out Of Prison By Christmas, What’s Taking The Court So Long?

Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm want to be home this Christmas. The dancehall community is still awaiting the conclusion of Vybz Kartel and his co-convicts appeal case. It’s been well over 1 year and 6 mo... »

Dancehall Icon Buju Banton Signs To JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, New Album Coming

Dancehall Icon Buju Banton Signs To JAY-Z’s Roc Nation, New Album Coming

Buju Banton, one of Reggae’s greatest acts of all-time, has made a phenomenal leap into the musical stratosphere by signing with JAY-Z’s Roc Nation label. Roc Nation was started back in 2008 by rapper... »

Dancehall Icon Tanya Stephens Calls Out Jamaicans Who Comfort Rapists

Dancehall Icon Tanya Stephens Calls Out Jamaicans Who Comfort Rapists

Singjay Tanya Stephens this morning ripped into lovers of Reggae music, many of whom she says are quick to exonerate people who have been accused of rape and other types of sexual assault. “You know J... »

Koffee among five nominees for reggae Grammy

Koffee among five nominees for reggae Grammy

Rapture, the five-song EP by teenage sensation Koffee, is among five albums nominated in this year’s reggae category of the Grammy awards. Last year, Etana broke the drought of female nominations, and... »

Richie Stephens addresses sexual assault allegations – Says it was attempt to smear his reputation

Richie Stephens addresses sexual assault allegations – Says it was attempt to smear his reputation

Singer Richie Stephens was yesterday forced to use social media to address what he described as an attempt to smear his reputation. In a post made to his official Instagram page, Stephens ,who is curr... »

Louie Rankin, Actor & Jamaican Dancehall Cultural Icon, Everything You Should Know

Louie Rankin, Actor & Jamaican Dancehall Cultural Icon, Everything You Should Know

Jamaican dancehall/reggae artiste and actor Louie Rankin best known as ‘Teddy Bruckshut’ or ‘Ox’ from the popular films “Shottas” and “Belly” respectively, has passed away. The dancehall legend was in... »

TRAVEL TRAUMA – J’cans Recount Ordeal Of US Immigration Officials Seizing Phones, Rifling Through Private Info

TRAVEL TRAUMA – J’cans Recount Ordeal Of US Immigration Officials Seizing Phones, Rifling Through Private Info

While travellers passing through United States airports will breathe easier after a federal court ruled warrantless searches of phones, tablets and laptops unconstitutional, several Jamaicans have rec... »

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Arrested On Gun & Robbery Charges, Held On $250K Bond

Dancehall Icon Brigadier Jerry Arrested On Gun & Robbery Charges, Held On $250K Bond

Veteran reggae artiste Brigadier Jerry is facing a long list of charges following a shooting incident at a Jamaican restaurant in Connecticut in the United States on Monday night. The 62-year-old arti... »

Leroy “The Don” Smart is showing Dancehall fans that he is ‘out an bad,’ and even though he is three years shy of 70, he is still looking for a “Goodas” girl in his life. Smart released the video for ... »

Cops halt Twelve Tribes concert in Jamaica

Cops halt Twelve Tribes concert in Jamaica

The Twelve Tribes of Israel concert commemorating the 89th anniversary of Haile Selassie I as Ethiopian Emperor came to an unceremonious end Sunday morning, at the organisation’s Hope Road headq... »

Dancehall Icon Shaggy Getting Recognized At Boston Veterans Day Dinner

Dancehall Icon Shaggy Getting Recognized At Boston Veterans Day Dinner

Shaggy is getting a major recognition at today’s Boston Veterans Day Dinner. Today will be another big day for Jamaican Dancehall megastar Shaggy, as he will be among a number of U.S. Marine Gulf War ... »

Sizzla Released From Hospital, Recovering From Broken Leg In Motorcycle Crash

Sizzla Released From Hospital, Recovering From Broken Leg In Motorcycle Crash

Sizzla Kalonji is back at his home and is recuperating from injuries he sustained during a motorcycle accident two weeks ago. The artiste posted an excerpt from a short interview he conducted with pop... »

Dancehall Deejay Aidonia Involved In A Serious Car Crash

Dancehall Deejay Aidonia Involved In A Serious Car Crash

Dancehall artiste Aidonia was involved in another car accident. The 4th Genna leader was involved in a fender bender last night in Kingston, but sources confirmed that he is doing okay. We’re told tha... »

R. Kelly Could Score Big Win In Court, Wants Child Pornography Charges Dismissed, Here Is Why

R. Kelly Could Score Big Win In Court, Wants Child Pornography Charges Dismissed, Here Is Why

R. Kelly is pulling out all the stops to fight his sexual abuse charges. R. Kelly and his team are trying to poke through any loophole they can find in the various sexual abuse charges filed against t... »

Jamaican Police Threatened To Arrest Alkaline And Squash, Heavy D Reveals

Jamaican Police Threatened To Arrest Alkaline And Squash, Heavy D Reveals

Did Jamaican police threaten to arrest Alkaline and Squash over their heated lyrical feud? It was the Jamaican police high command which had demanded both the 6IX and the Vendetta camps cease and desi... »

Reggae Icon Sizzla Hospitalized Following Motorcycle Crash

Reggae Icon Sizzla Hospitalized Following Motorcycle Crash

Reggae/dancehall icon Sizzla is currently hospitalized following a motorcycle crash. Get-well wishes have begun to pour in for the reggae star after he reportedly sustained a broken ankle, following a... »

Nicki Minaj Confirms She Is Officially Mrs. Petty, Got Married To Zoo On Monday

Nicki Minaj Confirms She Is Officially Mrs. Petty, Got Married To Zoo On Monday

Nicki Minaj is officially Mrs. Petty. The Trinidadian rapper confirmed via her Instagram page that she and her boo Kenneth Petty have officially tied the knot in a secret wedding. Nicki Minaj shared a... »

Jamaica’s Culture Minister Babsy Grange Told Kanye West To Stop Selling Merch

Jamaica’s Culture Minister Babsy Grange Told Kanye West To Stop Selling Merch

Kanye West will now have to stop selling Jamaican merch after he angered some fans. Jamaica’s Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia “Babsy” Grange, has released a statement... »

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