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Shaggy Details How Jamaica’s Homophobic Label Hurt His Career Overseas

Shaggy Details How Jamaica’s Homophobic Label Hurt His Career Overseas

Shaggy says Jamaica’s reputation as a homophobic country led to him being barred from a television network album promotion of one of his projects with British musician Sting. Speaking on a Sound Chat Radio interview that explored the link between dancehall music and criminality on the island, Shaggy said the TV network had a problem with him because of the misconceived notion of Jamaica The “It Wasn’t Me” singer says that he believes that more artists and entertainers should get involved in politics as they would be able to create opportunities within the industry as he believes that representation is important to the success of the industry. “A lot of people that are in power, are in [decis... »

Dancehall Artiste Rygin King Travels to the US For Spinal Injury Treatment

Dancehall Artiste Rygin King Travels to the US For Spinal Injury Treatment

Dancehall artiste Rygin King has left the island to seek treatment in the United States for the bad spinal injuries he received last year from being shot. The entertainer was attacked in June of 2020 with his entourage by gunmen in the district of Struie, Westmoreland where he was shot three times. A woman who worked in customer service was unfortunately killed on the scene by the criminals. Rygin King luckily survived after he was rushed to the hospital and spent quite a while trying to recover. He eventually returned to the dancehall scene late last year releasing songs like “No emotion”, “Mission”, “Glu”, “Dancehall Baddest Thing” and his latest release “Squeeze Trigga”. The entertainer i... »

Dancehall Artiste Jahmiel Gets Baptized – VIDEO

Dancehall Artiste Jahmiel Gets Baptized – VIDEO

Today marks a new chapter in Dancehall artiste Jahmiel’s life, as he made the bold decision to give his life over to God. The ceremony was shown live and included an introduction from a female elder in the church, as well as a very thought-provoking sermon from the pastor. The woman of God who introduced the pastor spoke of the bold manner in which Jahmiel made his decision, to put a foot forward by making it clear to the church, it was all by the entertainer’s will and nothing forced upon him. In the interim between the female elder and the Pastor, they sang the popular “Goodbye world”, hymn then the leader of the church went straight to the point. In a very charismatic tone, he called for ... »

Beenie Man Slams Jamaican Gov’t Over Mocha Fest & Rick’s Cafe Party Scandal

Beenie Man Slams Jamaican Gov’t Over Mocha Fest & Rick’s Cafe Party Scandal

Beenie Man calls out double standard of Jamaican government after Mocha Fest and Rick’s Cafe scandal party scandal. Jamaicans are outraged by what they perceive to be a double standard in the entertainment industry after pictures and videos of the recent Mocha Fest Party Series emerged on social media on Thursday, May 27. Of course, the public is sharing their rage on social media, as Jamaicans have been suffering through a lockdown of the entertainment industry that forbids them from hosting or gathering at shows and parties. The seven-day Mocha Fest event, which is an urban festival hosted every Memorial Day weekend in Negril, Jamaica, started on May 24 this year and was reportedly being a... »

Sean Paul & Konshens Featured On “Fast & Furious 9” Soundtrack

Sean Paul & Konshens Featured On “Fast & Furious 9” Soundtrack

Sean Paul and Konshens are among the star-studded lineup for Fast 9 soundtrack. Fast and Furious 9 is expected to hit theatres on June 25, and dancehall and reggae fans should be in for a treat when they hear the voices of Sean Paul and Konshens who are both included on the movie’s soundtrack. Universal Studio’s F9: The Fast Saga is expected to bring the same high energy, seat gripping, popcorn spilling type of action that has defined childhood for approximately two decades. Vin Diesel, Tyrese Gibson, and John Cena are all set to deliver the wow factor, as Diesel, who plays the character of Dom, battles his brother. Fast 9’s arrival was delayed for a year due to the onset of the coronavirus,... »

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