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Mavado’s Work Permit Denied Ahead of Scheduled Concert in Cayman

Mavado’s Work Permit Denied Ahead of Scheduled Concert in Cayman

As per reports, an event titled ‘Campari & Magnum Presents: Mavado and Friends’ has been heavily promoted in Cayman for Friday, 17th of May. However, concerns have emerged as Mavado’s work permit has been reportedly denied, raising questions about the legitimacy of the event. The event’s flyer shows scheduled performances from Jamaican dancehall stars Mavado, 450, Vanessa Bling & Jay-A at ... »

Bounty Killer Shares Update On His Recovery After Surgery

Bounty Killer Shares Update On His Recovery After Surgery

Bounty KIller gave an update on his recovery following his major surgery. The dancehall legend stunned the music fraternity last week when he shared a post surgery photo while detailing he had been battling a health crisis. The “One Godzilla” deejay didn’t share the nature of his illness but says it was serious enough for doctors to cut his abdomen open, as evident in the photo he shared. The arti... »

Diddy Seen On Video Brutally Beating Cassie Kicking and Dragging Her

Diddy Seen On Video Brutally Beating Cassie Kicking and Dragging Her

Diddy fallout continues with newly released footage of him assaulting his ex-girlfriend Cassie Ventura Damning CCTV footage from a hotel showing hip hop mogul Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs attacking his then-girlfriend Cassie Ventura in 2016 has surfaced. The video, which is the center of a CNN exclusive investigation, shows the moment Cassie appears to be running down the hotel corridors, seemin... »

Documents Crucial to Vybz Kartel’s Case Destroyed During Massive Fire

Documents Crucial to Vybz Kartel’s Case Destroyed During Massive Fire

Several Lawyer offices located on Duke Street in downtown Kingston, which were reportedly storing documents crucial to Vybz Kartel’s murder case, have been destroyed in a fire. The building was shared by at least seven attorneys, one of whom is reportedly representing alleged gang leader Tesha Miller. The Jamaica Fire Brigade divisional commander for Kingston and St. Andrew, Senior Superinte... »

Beenie Man’s Daughter Crystal Takes on New Career Ventures – Watch Interview

Beenie Man’s Daughter Crystal Takes on New Career Ventures – Watch Interview

Only child between former Dancehall Queen Carlene Smith and the King of the Dancehall Beenie Man, Crystal Davis, has undertaken a career in the entertainment industry by becoming an ambassador at the popular nightclub, Meca. Meca, (Marketplace Entertainment Centre For The Arts) is an events venue for a plethora of activities and according to Crystal, she is a host at the establishment. She stated ... »

Bounty Killer Shares Post Surgery Photo, Was Sick During Beenie Man Verzuz Battle

Bounty Killer Shares Post Surgery Photo, Was Sick During Beenie Man Verzuz Battle

Bounty Killer shared with fans that he underwent a major surgery in 2021 and was battling an illness during his infamous Verzuz battle with Beenie Man. The dancehall legend shared a photo of his surgery cut on his Instagram account on Wednesday night while giving a glimpse of what his life has been like for the past few years. According to Killer, his life hasn’t always been what it appears on soc... »

Beenie Man Talks Fathering 12 Children, His Biopic, the Bob Marley Movie, and His Fiancé Camille Being His Rita Marley in Interview

Beenie Man Talks Fathering 12 Children, His Biopic, the Bob Marley Movie, and His Fiancé Camille Being His Rita Marley in Interview

In an interview released on Friday, May 10, dancehall artiste Beenie Man spoke about his 12 children his music, family, legacy, the recent Bob Marley movie, as well as his own potential biopic and his fiancé Camille being his Rita Marley. There are few Jamaican artistes who can boast that they have successfully been in the industry for over 45 years and maintained a strong presence throughout the ... »

Reggae Sumfest 2024 Lineup

Reggae Sumfest 2024 Lineup

From Dancehall and Reggae veterans like Capleton and Beres Homond to the island’s latest rising stars, Reggae Sumfest will be showcasing some of Jamaica’s best as well as American R&B great Babyface. First staged in the summer of 1993, Reggae Sumfest has become one of the summer’s most anticipated annual events in Jamaica. The event’s first staging featured the likes of Bunny Wailer, Sugar Min... »

Sizzla Kalonji Arrives In The US For First Shows In Years

Sizzla Kalonji Arrives In The US For First Shows In Years

Sizzla Kalonji is back on US soil for his first set of concerts in several years after getting his United States Visa. Urban Islandz reported in February that Sizzla got his US visa reinstated after years of not being able to perform in that country, which is the biggest music market in the world. It’s unknown why the reggae icon had his visa revoked in the first place. There were some rumors that... »

Bounty Killer Offload On Fan Who Suggest He Is Bleaching His Skin

Bounty Killer Offload On Fan Who Suggest He Is Bleaching His Skin

Bounty Killer issued a saucy clap back at a fan who suggest that he is bleaching his skin. The dancehall legend recently got back his official Instagram account, is very active on the social media platform using his backup account. Last week, Bounty Killer, who is famous for wearing all black, posted a photo of himself wearing all white, including a white Prada T-shirt and white joggers. “Bad inna... »

Picture Allegedly Of Intence When He was Young Shows ‘Intense’ Transformation from Black to White

Picture Allegedly Of Intence When He was Young Shows ‘Intense’ Transformation from Black to White

Many celebrities have undergone noticeable transformations during and or after their rise to stardom. Dancehall artiste Intence is said to be among the local celebrities who had a major transformation, with a change in complexion. A picture surfaced in 2020 showing a young boy who is said to be the deejay in his younger years. The photograph shows a boy standing along the road in a blue ‘Soccer’ s... »

Jamaican Government To Pay Vybz Kartel Legal Fees, Privy Council Ordered

Jamaican Government To Pay Vybz Kartel Legal Fees, Privy Council Ordered

The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council has recommended that the Crown (Jamaican government) will have to bear the costs for legal fees incurred by the appellants, Vybz Kartel and his co-defendants, in the appeal against their 2014 murder conviction. The four appellants were successful in overturning their murder conviction last month after the Privy Council ruled that their right to a fair tr... »

Sean Paul Reflects On Winning First Latin American Music Award

Sean Paul Reflects On Winning First Latin American Music Award

Sean Paul: “I’m very proud to wave the flag again for Jamaica” Dancehall superstar Sean Paul is celebrating a new achievement as his song “Nina Bonita” track with Colombian artist Feid won the ‘Crossover Collaboration of the Year’ Award at the Latin American Music Awards. The artist shared the fantastic news on his Instagram account on Friday as he reacted to the awards show, which too... »

Vybz Kartel Retrial Hearing In Appeal Court Set For June 10 2024

Vybz Kartel Retrial Hearing In Appeal Court Set For June 10 2024

The Court of Appeal of Jamaica has set a date for arguments to be heard by attorneys representing Vybz Kartel and his co-accused Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell, Kahira Jones, and Andre St. John and the prosecution on whether the men should be retried for the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, and his co-accused were successful on appeal at the Privy Council last... »

Elephant Man Shares He Has 38 Children and Is Far From Done

Elephant Man Shares He Has 38 Children and Is Far From Done

Dancehall artist Elephant Man says he is not done having children. Elephant Man might hold the record for the dancehall artist with the most children. The veteran deejay shared that he has a confirmed 38 kids, and that number could even be higher. What was even more impressive was that during his Instagram Live chat with Noah Powa and Tony Matterhorn last week, Elephant Man said he is open to havi... »

Dancehall Music Producer, ‘Shab Don’ denied bail\

Dancehall Music Producer, ‘Shab Don’ denied bail\

Shab Don’s murder case witness slapped with murder charge Shab Don Dancehall producer Shab Don      was remanded to police custody on Friday after a judge rejected his application for bail due to new developments in his case. The producer, known for his work with artists like Vybz Kartel, Chronic Law, Squash, and others, is currently awaiting trial for the May 2022 shooting of three people a... »

Tony Matterhorn Thanks Supporters After Having Surgery

Tony Matterhorn Thanks Supporters After Having Surgery

Tony Matterhorn: “Thanks to the most high God” Tony Matterhorn shares the good news that his surgery was successful, and he is steadily recovering. The dancehall selector surprised his fans on Tuesday when he shared a clip of himself in the hospital, his head wrapped in bandages. Matterhorn told his followers that it was a minor surgery, but he was still feeling the aftereffects of the... »

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... »

Buju Banton’s Son Miles Myrie Died In The US

Buju Banton’s Son Miles Myrie Died In The US

Buju Banton and the Myrie family are mourning the death of the singer’s son, Miles Myrie, who passed away in the United States. Miles’ older brother, reggae singer Jahazeil Myrie, confirmed his passing in a post on his Instagram Story on Monday (April 1). Jahazeil shared a photo of himself and Miles in happier times with a heartbroken emoji. The singer used Popcaan’s  song “Only Jah Know,” p... »

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... »

Exclusive: Vybz Kartel’s Fiancée Sidem Ozturk Speak On Privy Council Win

Exclusive: Vybz Kartel’s Fiancée Sidem Ozturk Speak On Privy Council Win

The fiancée of dancehall artist Vybz Kartel is sharing her feelings of joy and relief as she expressed to Urban Islandz that she and his family are awaiting the moment they can be reunited. Sidem Ozturk has been with Vybz Kartel for more than eight (8) years, and while their relationship has been private, the two have shared that they are engaged to be married. Ozturk, a British citizen, lives in ... »

Vybz Kartel Wins Privy Council Appeal To Overturn Conviction

Vybz Kartel Wins Privy Council Appeal To Overturn Conviction

Local Jamaican court will now decide on retrial or total dismissal of case against the dancehall artist The United Kingdom Privy Council has ruled that the conviction of Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants Shawn “Shawn Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, and Andre St John should be quashed. The matter has been remitted to the court of appeal for a decision on whether there will be a retrial. ... »

Vybz Kartel Appeal Ruling on March 14 Live-Stream: WATCH:

Vybz Kartel Appeal Ruling on March 14 Live-Stream: WATCH:

Adidja Azim Palmer, 48, professionally known as Vybz Kartel and Co-Appellants Kahira Jones, Andre St. John, and Shawn Campbell, professionally known as Shawn Storm have been waiting on a decision from the UK Privy Council since February 15, 2024. In what is anticipated to be a landmark moment in Jamaica’s legal history, dancehall icon Vybz Kartel and his co-appellants are on the edge of their seat... »

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