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Dancehall Artist Nigy Boy Shares How He Became Blind

Dancehall Artist Nigy Boy Shares How He Became Blind

Fast rising dancehall artist Nigy Boy shares his journey and how he became blind. The singer is helping bring awareness to help the visually impaired community in Jamaica. Nigy Boy is one of the hottest dancehall acts in Jamaica right now, and many are inspired by the artist, who is blind but living life to its fullest extent. In a video sharing details about his life with curious fans, the artist... »

Buju Banton Breaks Silence On Son’s Death: “Sip Papa God Knows”

Buju Banton Breaks Silence On Son’s Death: “Sip Papa God Knows”

Buju Banton has broken his silence on the passing of his son, Miles Myrie. The reggae singer shared a photo of the 20-year-old on Thursday (April 4), four days after news of his death surfaced. The reggae legend captioned the photo, “Sip papa God knows.” Buju Banton, real name Mark Myrie, has come under scrutiny following a video shared by a woman who says she housed Miles at her home for two mont... »

‘A Bird’s-Eye View’ of Usain Bolt’s Currently Under Construction Building, Expected to be Call Centre – Watch Video

‘A Bird’s-Eye View’ of Usain Bolt’s Currently Under Construction Building, Expected to be Call Centre – Watch Video

In an effort to diversify his portfolio after leaving the world of track and field, sprint legend Usain Bolt has ventured into several different businesses over the years and seemingly will be opening his second call centre soon, with the building currently under construction. Bolt entered the business processing outsourcing (BPO) sector a few years ago, partnering with an outsourcing firm to cons... »

DPP To Pursue Retrial For Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm

DPP To Pursue Retrial For Vybz Kartel and Shawn Storm

Jamaica’s DPP announces plans to push for retrial in Vybz Kartel case Days after the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council ruled that dancehall artiste Adidja ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer, Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell, Kahira Jones, and Andre St. John’s murder conviction be overturned, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Paula Llewellyn says her office will ask the Court of Appeal to order a retr... »

Vybz Kartel Lawyer To Seek Bail Pending Court Of Appeal Decision On Retrial

Vybz Kartel Lawyer To Seek Bail Pending Court Of Appeal Decision On Retrial

Lawyers representing Vybz Kartel and his co-defendants are getting ready to apply for bail pending the decision that the Jamaica Court of Appeal will make regarding their fate. Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, Shawn ‘Storm’ Campbell, Kahira Jones, and Andre St. John all saw their2014 murder conviction squashed by the UK Privy Council on March 14, citing juror misconduct. The Privy Coun... »

Vybz Kartel Privy Council Appeal Ruling Set For March 14

Vybz Kartel Privy Council Appeal Ruling Set For March 14

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council is set to hand down its judgment on the appeal brought by Vybz Kartel, Shawn Storm, and two other appellants, Kahira Jones and Andre St. John, who are all challenging their 2014 convictions. On Friday, Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell’s lawyer, Bert Samuels, revealed that he was pleasantly surprised by the relatively quick judgment. “It’s a pleasant surprise... »

Bounty Killer Salutes Sizzla After US Visa Reinstated Ahead Of Boston Show

Bounty Killer Salutes Sizzla After US Visa Reinstated Ahead Of Boston Show

Sizzla Kalonji is getting praised by his peers in dancehall, including Bounty Killer and I-Octane after his US visa was reinstated ahead of a series of shows. The “Thank You Mama” singer is one of a handful of reggae/dancehall artists dealing with ongoing visa woes that prevent them from traveling and or performing in the United States. Sizzla’s US visa was revoked in 2019 for unknown reasons. At ... »

Bert Samuels Details When He Expects Ruling in Vybz Kartel’s Appeal, Believes DPP was ‘Wrong’ to “Encourage” the Judge to Continue Trial – Interview

Bert Samuels Details When He Expects Ruling in Vybz Kartel’s Appeal, Believes DPP was ‘Wrong’ to “Encourage” the Judge to Continue Trial – Interview

Kedean Brown After the two-day appeal seeking to overturn the murder convictions of Vybz Kartel, Kahira Jones, Andre St. John, and Shawn Campbell, attorney-at-law Bert Samuels provided details about the concluded hearing. On February 14 and 15, the Privy Council heard arguments presented by both the prosecution and the appellant’s defence teams, which consisted of Samuels. Speaking about the heari... »

Top 6 Biggest Stories of 2023 out of Jamaica

Top 6 Biggest Stories of 2023 out of Jamaica

2023 for Jamaica was a year filled with a lot of bad news and some good news, in this article, we take a look back on some of the most talked about stories that dominated the local news headlines. Some of these stories include the SSL fraud case, the Chris Brown concert that was held at the National Stadium in Kingston, Gully Bop’s illness and death and the most recent, a brawl during the much-ant... »

Bounty Killer Says ‘LGBT and Dudus’ Why He Lost His Visa

Bounty Killer Says ‘LGBT and Dudus’ Why He Lost His Visa

Bounty Killer explains the two main reason why he lost his visa Dancehall artist Bounty Killer says the reason his visa was taken away is because of his perceived connection to Tivoli Gardens criminal Christopher ‘Dudus’ Coke and the fact that he doesn’t associate with or accept the LGBT community. While speaking at The Fix’s 10th anniversary, the artist addressed several things, including why he ... »

Cocoa Tea: Associate Gives Latest News On The Reggae Artiste

Cocoa Tea: Associate Gives Latest News On The Reggae Artiste

After death rumours and much concern about iconic Reggae artiste Cocoa Tea‘s well-being, an associate of the veteran artiste shares some positive news about his health status on Friday, January 26, 2024. Amidst the passed-away rumours, the wife of the entertainer set the record straight and rubbished such claims in early January. According to his wife Malvia Scott, Cocoa Tea “is very much alive.” ... »

Top 5 Trending/Hottest Dancehall Songs in Jamaica Right Now – January 2024

Top 5 Trending/Hottest Dancehall Songs in Jamaica Right Now – January 2024

Riddim Juggling has once again captured the hearts of dancehall audiences, with tracks from Rvssion’s Dutty Money Riddim and Notnice’s Street Vybz Riddim claiming top spots for trending music in Jamaica. Securing spots in the top five on trending are dancehall artistes 450, Chronic Law, newcomer Nigy Boy, and Jada Kingdom as her feud with Stefflon Don continues to grip the attention of fans. Chron... »

Jamaican Passport Moves Up Rankings to 60th Most Powerful Passport in World

Jamaican Passport Moves Up Rankings to 60th Most Powerful Passport in World

According to the 2024 Henley Passport Index rankings, Jamaica has once again moved up the list by three places (from 63) to rank sixtieth (60th) as the most powerful passport in the world. Jamaicans can choose from a total of 90 countries to visit without a visa. The Henley Passport Index is the official standing by which the world’s passports are ranked according to the number of countries a spec... »

Beenie Man Propose To Girlfriend Camille McIntosh: ’23 years in the making’

Beenie Man Propose To Girlfriend Camille McIntosh: ’23 years in the making’

Beenie Man has made the bold move as he proposed to his girlfriend Camille McIntosh, a video posted to his Instagram account confirmed. The dancehall legend, real name Moses Davis, posted the heartwarming video showing him placing the ring on Lee’s finger as he speaks to her. The audio from the video was edited out and replaced with his new song “Simma.” The pair appeared happy and content as Cami... »

Shenseea Spends Christmas in Jamaica with Tarrus Riley and Family “Nuh weh nuh betta than yaad!” – WATCH VIDEOS, SEE PICS

Shenseea Spends Christmas in Jamaica with Tarrus Riley and Family “Nuh weh nuh betta than yaad!” – WATCH VIDEOS, SEE PICS

Many say there is no place like home and Shenseea seems to agree with this sentiment as she spends the holidays in her place of birth, Jamaica. The Dancehall artiste shared with fans that she and her family were invited by Tarrus Riley to spend Christmas with him and she seemed to have a grand time at not only his residence but also at a local river attraction in St. Thomas. Shenseea posted videos... »

D’Angel Shares Scenes from Her Christmas Giveaway in Spanish Town – Watch Videos

D’Angel Shares Scenes from Her Christmas Giveaway in Spanish Town – Watch Videos

Dancehall artiste and humanitarian D’Angel has shared scenes from her Spread A Little Love Christmas giveaway as her annual charitable event kicked off in Spanish Town today. Working both with like-minded charitable individuals and corporations, D’Angel has acquired supplies to ensure that many of her home town residents have a better Christmas this holiday season. The event commenced this morning... »

Koffee Says She Eats Pork and Is Not A Rastafarian

Koffee Says She Eats Pork and Is Not A Rastafarian

Koffee clarifies assumptions that she is a Rastafarian Koffee made a surprising revelation about her diet, leaving Jamaican fans and especially Rastafarians stunned. The Grammy Kid sat down for a short and sweet interview in Barbados with Loop news this week, and the conversation got interesting when the singer was asked about her diet. As the holiday season is in full swing, the curious interview... »

Vybz Kartel Fans Concerned About His Health, Shares Family Visit Photos

Vybz Kartel Fans Concerned About His Health, Shares Family Visit Photos

Vybz Kartel visited behind bars by his sons for the first time in almost a decade Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel is sharing his joy after seeing and spending time with his two oldest sons and meeting his grandson for the very first time. It seems that the Horizon Remand Centre resumed their annual family visits for the holidays for the first time since the pandemic started, as Kartel shared photos ... »

Sean Paul Dominates Dancehall In 2023 With Over 1 Billion Spotify Streams

Sean Paul Dominates Dancehall In 2023 With Over 1 Billion Spotify Streams

Sean Paul is the most streamed dancehall artist of 2023, with over a billion plays in a single year. For as long as one can remember, Sean Paul’s dominance has been an indomitable force in the dancehall arena. It comes as no surprise that the internationally acclaimed star came out on top of the leaderboard for the most streamed dancehall artists on Spotify for 2023. It’s the monstrous numbers tha... »

Bounty Killer Bashes Jamaicans for Putting Political Parties Above the Country: “Jamaican People Are Idiots When It Comes to Politics” – Watch Interview

Bounty Killer Bashes Jamaicans for Putting Political Parties Above the Country: “Jamaican People Are Idiots When It Comes to Politics” – Watch Interview

Outspoken dancehall veteran Rodney Price bashes Jamaicans for putting their loyalty to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) and the People’s National Party (PNP) above what is right for Jamaica. The artiste, known professionally as Bounty Killer, has never shied away from speaking his mind regarding the perceived inadequacies of Jamaica’s leading political parties. Bounty blasted Prime Minister Andrew H... »

Earthquake Rocks Sections of Jamaica Again – Three Times In 3 Months

Earthquake Rocks Sections of Jamaica Again – Three Times In 3 Months

A quake estimated to be 4.2 in magnitude rattled eastern regions of Jamaica on Sunday afternoon. According to the Android Earthquake Alerts System via Google, the quake took place at about 2:06 pm and 21 km from Kingston. Android Earthquake Alerts System via Google The Jamaica Observer made a post on Instagram asking followers whether or not they felt the quake and many persons had something to sa... »

Isaiah Laing Talks Being Involved In Multiple Fatal Shootouts, Details The 3 Times He Got Shot While On Duty – Watch Interview

Isaiah Laing Talks Being Involved In Multiple Fatal Shootouts, Details The 3 Times He Got Shot While On Duty – Watch Interview

Speaking on his time as a lawman in the streets of Jamaica during an interview, Sting originator Isaiah Laing detailed the three times he got shot while on duty, his run-ins with a notorious gang member, and how he was eventually pushed out of the force. Before finding one of the most prominent stage shows in Jamaica, Laing had a decades-long career in the police force. He joined the police force ... »

Bounty Killer and Beenie Man Catch Strays From D’Angel

Bounty Killer and Beenie Man Catch Strays From D’Angel

D’Angel debuts a new song “War Angel” taking digs at several dancehall artists including her exes Bounty Killer and Beenie Man Dancehall artiste D’Angel has dropped a war song as she targets her ex-husband Beenie Man and ex-boyfriend Bounty Killer for choice disses ahead of the coming of Sting. Sting is celebrating 40 years of existence, and it seems that D’Angel is making ... »

Kartel’s Lawyer Gives More Details on His Poor Health and Feb 14 Appeal Date in Interview

Kartel’s Lawyer Gives More Details on His Poor Health and Feb 14 Appeal Date in Interview

Isat Buchanan welcomes Vybz Kartel’s early murder appeal courtesy of the UK Privy Council due to the ongoing health crisis facing the man regarded as the king of dancehall by many. Buchanan revealed that Vybz Kartel is very anxious to have his time in court when February 14, 2024, comes around. According to the controversial lawyer, who is set to face the local court as well, without the ruling of... »

Capleton Reveals His UK Visa Reinstated After 13 Years

Capleton Reveals His UK Visa Reinstated After 13 Years

Capleton will be performing in the UK for the first time in over a decade after getting his visa restored ahead of his European tour Reggae legend Capleton is the latest Jamaican artiste to have received his visa to travel to the United Kingdom for work. The artiste was previously banned from traveling to the European bloc in 2010 due to his music, which was considered discriminatory and homophobi... »

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