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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 Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Kanye West Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

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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... »

Kanye West Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Kanye West Angered Jamaicans By Selling Jamaican Merch At Sunday Service

Kanye West managed to anger some Jamaicans by selling some Jamaican merch at his Sunday Service on Friday. The G.O.O.D. Music rapper, who is now a born again Christian, drew a massive crowd at his Sun... »

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Sean Paul To Receive Jamaica’s ‘Order of Distinction’ On National Heroes Day

Dancehall superstar, Sean Paul, will be presented with the Order of Distinction in the Rank of Commander for his’ contribution to the global popularity and promotion of Reggae Music’ on National Heroe... »

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

Busy Signal’s ‘Parts of The Puzzle’ Album Debuts In Top 10 On Billboard

Busy Signal is back on the Billboard Reggae Chart with his new album. Parts of The Puzzle, the first album in seven years released by Reggae/dancehall artiste Busy Signal, is number two on the Billboa... »

Dancehall Artiste Tanya Stephens Blast Wendy’s For Denying Bathroom Access

Dancehall Artiste Tanya Stephens Blast Wendy’s For Denying Bathroom Access

Dancehall singjay Tanya Stephens is livid at one of Wendy’s fast food outlets for denying her access to their bathroom when she most needed it. According to the artiste, she was denied access because ... »

Vybz Kartel Corrupt Juror Trial Evidence Raises More Fairness Questions, Says Attorney

Vybz Kartel Corrupt Juror Trial Evidence Raises More Fairness Questions, Says Attorney

Vybz Kartel’s corrupt juror case is back before the courts. Livingston Cain, the juror charged for allegedly bribing the jury in Vybz Kartel 2014 murder trial, was back in court on Thursday for his on... »

Dancehall Artiste Louie Rankin ‘Teddy Bruckshut’ Died In Car Accident

Dancehall Artiste Louie Rankin ‘Teddy Bruckshut’ Died In Car Accident

Famed Jamaican actor and dancehall artiste Louie Rankin, more popularly known as Teddy Bruckshut, had died. Sources confirmed with Urban Islandz on Monday (September 30) that Louie Ranking passed away... »

Anthony B Bringing One Love Concert To Israel and Gaza

Anthony B Bringing One Love Concert To Israel and Gaza

The Original Fireman Anthony B is planning a big intervention in the Israel-Palestine conflict, in February 2020. According to the Trelawny homeboy, he will intervene in the way he knows best, and tha... »

Drake To Donate Profits From Rock In Rio Merch To Protect Amazon Rainforest

Drake To Donate Profits From Rock In Rio Merch To Protect Amazon Rainforest

Drake and his official merchandise company, TourLife announced that they are donating all proceeds from his Rock in Rio t-shirt to the organization Amazon Conservation Team. Tourlife shared the news o... »

Dancehall Icon Spragga Benz Drops First Album In A Decade “Chiliagon”

Dancehall Icon Spragga Benz Drops First Album In A Decade “Chiliagon”

Dancehall icon Spragga Benz dropped a new album titled “Chiliagon” on Friday, September 27th and fans are in love. The long-awaited project is Spragga Benz‘s 8th album, the first in nearly a decade. H... »

Dancehall DJ Arrested After Spitting In Woman’s Face At Toll Booth

Dancehall DJ Arrested After Spitting In Woman’s Face At Toll Booth

A well-known DJ was arrested and charged for assault, however, he got off with a slap on the wrist, paying a mere $5000 fine. According to Loop News, a DJ by the name of Sadiki Kemar Powell, who is a ... »

Dancehall Star Stylo G Fled Jamaica After Run-In With Police

Dancehall Star Stylo G Fled Jamaica After Run-In With Police

Deejay Stylo G promptly left Jamaica and headed back to the UK after his unfortunate run-in with police while staying at an Airbnb in Caymanas Estate, St Catherine. On September 16th, the “Dumpling” d... »

Kemer Highcon Calls BS On Pay For Play In Dancehall

Kemer Highcon Calls BS On Pay For Play In Dancehall

Fast-rising Dancehall artiste Kemar Highcon has rubbished the notion of artistes paying music selectors to play their songs. He made his comments on entertainment television program The Fix recently, ... »

Entertainer Stylo G traumatised after being taken from house by cops

Entertainer Stylo G traumatised after being taken from house by cops

UK-based recording artiste Stylo G claims that he has been traumatised by an incident during which policemen detained him and four members of his entourage briefly at the National Police College of Ja... »

Sean Paul Goes Up Against Drake For “LATINAMAS” Crossover Award

Sean Paul Goes Up Against Drake For “LATINAMAS” Crossover Award

Jamaica’s very own Sean Paul has been nominated alongside DJ Snake, Drake, and Snow, for the Favorite Crossover Artist award at the 2019 Latin American Music Awards (LATINAMAS), and the artiste is ext... »

Dancehall Singer Tessanne Chin Share Photos Of Her Mystery Baby Daddy

Dancehall Singer Tessanne Chin Share Photos Of Her Mystery Baby Daddy

Tessanne Chin finally shares a pic of her mystery baby daddy. The Voice champion and reggae songstress Tessanne Chin recently announced her pregnancy and the congratulatory messages began rolling in. ... »

Former Dancehall Queen Lady Saw Holding Benefit Concert For Bahamas Amidst Hurricane Dorian

Former Dancehall Queen Lady Saw Holding Benefit Concert For Bahamas Amidst Hurricane Dorian

Minister Marion Hall, formerly Lady Saw is spearheading a fundraising concert for the hurricane-ravaged islands of The Bahamas, in its capital city Nassau. And, the legendary former Queen of the Dance... »

Irie Dale And Furniture Dale Back To School Give Back @ Peoples Choice Furniture

Irie Dale And Furniture Dale Back To School Give Back @ Peoples Choice Furniture

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Dancehall Artiste Agent Sasco Tackles Drought Mitigation, Water Harvesting In His Community

Dancehall Artiste Agent Sasco Tackles Drought Mitigation, Water Harvesting In His Community

Dancehall artiste Agent Sasco is being lauded by many of his international fans as well as his Jamaican compatriots, for his humanitarian work in the community of Kintyre in St. Andrew where he grew u... »

Dancehall Dancing King Ding Dong Gets Honored By New York City

Dancehall Dancing King Ding Dong Gets Honored By New York City

Dancer turned deejay Ding Dong hasn’t looked back since becoming an artiste, and the proof is in the hits. Since songs like “Man A Gyallis,” he has steadily built his catalog which has seen him on Dan... »

Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement From Rap To Start Family With Kenneth Petty

Nicki Minaj Announces Retirement From Rap To Start Family With Kenneth Petty

Nicki Minaj claims she is walking away from the music biz. Nicki Minaj tweeted Thursday afternoon that she is retiring to start a family just weeks after she announced she was working on a new album w... »

Iana Tickle Garcia cops Miss Universe Jamaica title 2019

Iana Tickle Garcia cops Miss Universe Jamaica title 2019

Iana Tickle Gracia won the Miss Universe Jamaica title at the National Arena in Kingston on Saturday night. Tickle Garcia topped a field of 18 contestants to ensure her trip to the 69th edition of the... »

Tropical Storm Juliette is expected to become a hurricane later today. (ANOTHER ONE)

Tropical Storm Juliette is expected to become a hurricane later today. (ANOTHER ONE)

Even as Hurricane Dorian continues to batter some of the islands of The Bahamas, the National Hurricane Centre is warning that another Hurricane is on the horizon. Tropical Storm Juliette is expected ... »

Hurricane Dorian: Jamaica mobilises disaster response team for Bahamas

Hurricane Dorian: Jamaica mobilises disaster response team for Bahamas

A Jamaica Defence Force soldier monitors activities in Dominica following the passage of the catastrophic Hurricane Maria in that Caribbean island in 2017. (PHOTO: JDF Facebook) Jamaica has mobilised ... »

Charly Black Associate Dancehall Artiste Buck 1 Shot Dead

Charly Black Associate Dancehall Artiste Buck 1 Shot Dead

Charly Black associate Buck 1 was shot and killed yesterday. Dancehall deejay Buck 1 of Charly Black‘s Team Unstoppable was shot and killed in Parry Town, Ocho Rios yesterday morning (Aug. 26, 2019). ... »

Trump lists Jamaica among illicit drug producers

Trump lists Jamaica among illicit drug producers

Jamaica, Haiti and The Bahamas are among a group of countries United States President Donald Trump has identified as major drug transit or major illicit drug-producing countries. In his August 8 Presi... »

Dancehall Sensation Koffee Featured On President Obama 2019 Summer Playlist

Dancehall Sensation Koffee Featured On President Obama 2019 Summer Playlist

“Gratitude is a must!!!” Koffee scored another W. Former United States President Barack Obama posted a his Summer Playlist on his Twitter page today. The highly anticipated playlist consists of songs ... »

Dancehall Artiste Spice Pleads With Jamaica PM Andrew Holness To Legalize ‘Bad Words’ In Dancehall

Dancehall Artiste Spice Pleads With Jamaica PM Andrew Holness To Legalize ‘Bad Words’ In Dancehall

Spice wants Jamaica Prime Minister Andrew Holness to legalize the use of “bad words” in dancehall because it’s holding back the culture. Earlier this month we published two articles detailing Popcaan ... »

Queen Of Dancehall Spice Shed Tears As Chaos Erupts At Back To School Treat

Queen Of Dancehall Spice Shed Tears As Chaos Erupts At Back To School Treat

Spice was moved to tears on Tuesday at her annual back to school treat. The Queen of Dancehall has apologized profusely for the chaos that took place during her Back-to-school treat today, acknowledgi... »

Rihanna Quietly Registers New Dancehall Track ‘Private Loving’ With Demarco

Rihanna Quietly Registers New Dancehall Track ‘Private Loving’ With Demarco

Rihanna and Demarco got a new dancehall banger coming. The moment we have all been waiting for: Rihanna might FINALLY have new music on the way. The Navy is freaking out after a Rihanna fan account re... »

Jamaica gets big promotion in Times Square, New York

Jamaica gets big promotion in Times Square, New York

MINISTER of Tourism Edmund Bartlett was welcomed to Times Square, New York City, on Sunday with a billboard located on Broadway and 43rd Street, in the heart of the square, featuring a message for fiv... »

Alkaline Diss Popcaan’s Sister Squid & NotNice At Dream Weekend

Alkaline Diss Popcaan’s Sister Squid & NotNice At Dream Weekend

Alkaline drop some subliminal shots at Popcaan’s sister Squid and NotNice at Dream Weekend. It’s no secret that Akaline and Popcaan are not friends. The Dancehall artistes have previously aired their ... »

Dancehall’s Curvy Diva Addresses Backlash For Taking Off Underwear On Stage

Dancehall’s Curvy Diva Addresses Backlash For Taking Off Underwear On Stage

Yanique Curvy Diva received some backlash from fans this week for her on-stage antics. The dancehall diva says it’s just entertainment, but some fans think that she went a bit too far in removing her ... »

Dancehall Star Vershon Denied Entry Into Bermuda For His Show

Dancehall Star Vershon Denied Entry Into Bermuda For His Show

Vershon was denied entry into Bermuda for a show last weekend. All hope for Vershon‘s performance in Bermuda was lost as soon as the artiste landed on the island. Before even exiting the airport, Vers... »

Bounty Killer Lands Meeting With Prime Minister, To Tour Cockpit Country This Week

Bounty Killer Lands Meeting With Prime Minister, To Tour Cockpit Country This Week

Bounty Killer lands meeting with Prime Minister Andrew Holness and will be touring the Cockpit Country this week. The recent rumblings by Bounty Killer objecting to the mining of bauxite in the Cockpi... »

Radio, TV man says sorry from prison

Radio, TV man says sorry from prison

Attempted murderer Wayne Whyte now trying to lift fellow inmates BY SHARLENE HENDRICKS Staff reporter A once popular broadcaster, now serving 14 years in prison for an attack on his then lover, has ad... »

Foota Hype Blast Baby Mama Ishawna & Tifa Over Gay Pride Performance, Dancehall Fans Reacts

Foota Hype Blast Baby Mama Ishawna & Tifa Over Gay Pride Performance, Dancehall Fans Reacts

Foota Hype went in on his baby mama Ishawna, and dancehall stars Tifa and Yanique Curvy for their planned performance at a Gay Pride event. Dancehall artistes are embracing the LGBT community more and... »

Dancehall Fans Flames I-Octane For Trolling Konshens Over His Outfit

Dancehall Fans Flames I-Octane For Trolling Konshens Over His Outfit

I-Octane trolls Konshens over his outfit then gets flamed for it. If I-Octane feels he has the last laugh following after lampooning fellow artiste Konshens over his new androgynous dress style, he se... »

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rolls Out His New Range Rover

Dancehall Star Popcaan Rolls Out His New Range Rover

Popcaan rolls out with a brand new Range Rover Velar as he celebrates his 31st birthday. The Unruly Boss had rewarded himself for his hard work over the last year, with a spanking new black Range Rove... »

Vybz Kartel Fans Shook After Video Of Deejay At The Hospital Surfaced

Vybz Kartel Fans Shook After Video Of Deejay At The Hospital Surfaced

Vybz Kartel fans are a bit shaken after this video surfaced. Gaza fans are very concerned after photos and a video of Vybz Kartel leaving the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in Kingston,... »

Vybz Kartel Rushed To The Hospital AGAIN

Vybz Kartel Rushed To The Hospital AGAIN

Vybz Kartel was rushed to the hospital once again. The “Any Weather” deejay, whose real is Adidja Palmer, was spotted leaving a medical facility in Kingston today (July 24). The full details surroundi... »

Top 10 Reggae Sumfest 2019 moments

Top 10 Reggae Sumfest 2019 moments

Beenie Man (left) on stage with his former rival Bounty Killer at Reggae Sumfest 2019. (PHOTOS: Marlon Reid) Here Goes! 1. The Beenie/Bounty double whopper – The performance by the two dancehall... »

Drake Celebrates Popcaan’s Birthday, Unruly Boss Turns 31, “We Been Thru A Lot Together”

Drake Celebrates Popcaan’s Birthday, Unruly Boss Turns 31, “We Been Thru A Lot Together”

Popcaan and long-time friend and music/business partner Drake have been celebrating the Dancehall artiste’s birthday for the past few days according to the OVO rapper. Popcaan, who was born Andre Suth... »

Love Triangle Led To The Death Of Dancehall Artiste Keshan

Love Triangle Led To The Death Of Dancehall Artiste Keshan

Vybz Kartel and the rest of the dancehall community are still mourning the death of up-and-coming female artiste, Keshan. As family, friends, and fans struggle to come to terms with the untimely death... »

50 Cent Likens Himself To Bob Marley, Gets Trolled By Reggae Fans

50 Cent Likens Himself To Bob Marley, Gets Trolled By Reggae Fans

50 Cent is once again getting trolled by reggae fans. Social media would not be the same without 50 Cents, as reggae music would not be the same without Bob Marley. On Thursday, the G-Unit rap titan p... »

Dancehall Artiste Squash Addresses Viral Gun Video, Police Launched Investigation

Dancehall Artiste Squash Addresses Viral Gun Video, Police Launched Investigation

Dancehall star Squash is under police investigation after a video showing him brandishing a gun went viral. The video clip that has been making the rounds on social media shows Squash showcasing a fir... »

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... »

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 ... »

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... »

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 antic... »

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 so... »

Jamaica PM declares state of emergency in St Andrew South

Jamaica PM declares state of emergency in St Andrew South

(JAMAICA GLEANER) — Prime Minister Andrew Holness yesterday announced that a state of emergency has been declared in the police division of St Andrew South. Holness said he advised the Governor Genera... »

US citizen who overstayed time in Jamaica, ordered deported

US citizen who overstayed time in Jamaica, ordered deported

Omar Cogle was a minor when he was shipped to Jamaica by his parents. The United States-born Cogle is now 22, and was arrested by police for breaches of the Immigration Act. He overstayed his welcome ... »

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 ... »

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 bef... »

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