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Irish and Chin Stage Japan's First International Sound Clash Published November 8, 2016

Sound clash takes Japan! As the exciting Jamaican music art form continues to spark the attention of audiences worldwide, promoters Irish and Chin have staged Japan's very first international, commercial sound clash competition. Hosted by the widely acclaimed and world…

Buju Banton's daughter to represent JLP in local gov't election Published November 8, 2016

Buju Banton daughter Jodian Myrie has entered the political arena. She will be representing the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) for a counselor seat in the upcoming local government election in Jamaica, representing the Hagley Park Division of the St Andrew…

Spice releases Macka Diamond and Starface diss track confirming feud Published November 8, 2016

Dancehall artiste Spice finally releases a gritty diss track aimed at her long time rival Macka Diamond and newcomer Starface. After weeks of speculation Spice and Macka confirmed their feud when both artistes exchanged diss tracks on Popular Dancehall selector…

Popcaan wins MOBO Award Second Year In A Row Published November 4, 2016

Dancehall artiste Popcaan won the award for Best Reggae Act for the second consecutive year at the 2016 MOBO Awards (Music of Black Origin) on Friday. The ‘Unruly Boss’ attended the event in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom with his Unruly…

Reggae Songstress Nadine Sutherland earns Master’s degree Published November 4, 2016

Singer Nadine Sutherland is still beaming, having proudly stepped across the stage of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona campus with a master’s degree in cultural studies last Friday. NAdine Sutherland said since word got out that she…

Bounty Killer & Ninja Man Refuse To Accept Sting Award Published November 4, 2016

Bounty Killer and Ninja Man are making it clear that they will not be going to Sting 2016 despite promoters announcement that they are among a handful of artists to be honored at the event. For a few years now…

Lil Wayne Reacts to The Backlash over Recent Black Lives Matter statement Published November 3, 2016

Lil Wayne upset many people on (Nov. 1) when he made some controversial statements about the Black Lives Matter movement during an interview with ABC’s Nightline. Now, he is apologizing for what he said. “When the reporter began asking me…

Original ‘Dancehall Queen’ Carlene awarded for outstanding contribution to Dancehall Published November 2, 2016

Recently, Jamaica’s first ‘Dancehall Queen’, Carlene Smith was awarded for outstanding contribution to the Dancehall industry at the 1st annual “Queens of Reggae Island Honorary Ceremonies” on Sunday at the Courtleigh auditorium in Kingston. Carlene along with eight other Jamaican…

Jennifer Lopez set for NBC’s ‘Bye Bye Birdie Live!’ in 2017 Published November 2, 2016

Say hello to Jennifer Lopez in NBC’s forthcoming “Bye Bye Birdie.” NBC says the actress-singer will headline its 2017 live holiday musical. She will play Rosie, the role originated on Broadway in 1960 by Chita Rivera. Tony Award-winning Harvey Fierstein…

Macka Diamond faces severe criticism for raunchy halloween image Published November 2, 2016

Dancehall vet popularly known for her latest smash single ‘Dye Dye.’ this week faces severe criticism for her actions. The 40+ year old songstress posted what select fans thought was a bit too extravagant for her age. Macka was fully…

Actress Raven-Symone leaving ‘The View’ Published November 1, 2016

Actress Raven-Symone is the latest host to leave the daytime chatfest “The View.” She announced on the show Thursday that she’ll be gone before the end of the year. She’s producing and starring in a remake of the sitcom “That’s…

Top Acts Freddie McGregor, Marcia Griffiths, David Rodigan and More Billed for "Reeewind to Rocksteady" a 50th Anniversary Tribute to Rocksteady Published October 31, 2016

When it comes to the recognition of Jamaican music and culture, Caribbean entertainment specialists Irish and Chin continue to rise to the occasion. In their latest event, dubbed "Reeewind to Rocksteady," the tastemakers will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Rocksteady…

US embassy promises to reveal information on artistes' visa denials Published October 31, 2016

The United States Embassy in Kingston has said that it will release information on specific visa denial cases involving several Jamaican artistes if the entertainers waive their privacy rights. Waiving these rights would make the information regarding the denial of…

U.S. Embassy Says Anti-Gay Lyrics Don’t Affect Artists Visas Published October 27, 2016

Anti-gay lyrics among reggae/dancehall artists is not to be blamed for U.S. visa woes, at least that is what the embassy in Kingston is saying. Dancehall artists have been dealing with visa woes for several years and anti-gay lyrics have…

Son of Big Youth, Tafari, hits Billboard Published October 26, 2016

Recording artiste Tafari, son of reggae veteran Big Youth, has debuted at number nine on the Billboard Reggae album chart with his sophomore album Desire Fulfilled. The album contains 15 tracks and has been released by Tafari’s RUD3 Music LLC…

Suge Knight files lawsuit claiming Dr Dre hired hitman to kill him Published October 25, 2016

Controversial Hip Hop figure, Marion “Suge” Knight, has reportedly launched a lawsuit against Dr. Dre claiming that he hired a hitman to kill him, over supposed shares in his Beats By Dre deal with Apple. According to reports, Suge knight…

Louie Rankin Send Message To Vybz Kartel In response To single "Round Corna"- Published October 21, 2016

Famous Shotta and Belly movie star Louie Rankin was not pleased with Vybz Kartel recent single titled 'Roun Corna'. 'Roun Corna' is labeled as a 'diss song' directed at Mavado throughout social media. At the beginning of the single you…

Lee Scratch Perry Says Kartel Is The Greatest Dancehall & Reggae Artist Published October 21, 2016

Legendary Grammy award-winning record producer Lee 'Scratch' Perry has declared that Vybz Kartel is the best deejay of all time. According to the legend, he is hoping Vybz Kartel will be released from prison and be given the chance to…

Another Artist Departs Downsound Records Published October 21, 2016

Entertainer Nature Ellis has severed ties with DownSound Records. In a WhatsApp message, the “World Peace” singer stated, “I am no longer a member of DownSound Records; matters beyond my control.” Nature Ellis is the latest entertainer to have separated…

Peter Tosh Museum Opens To VIP Crowd Published October 21, 2016

It was a star-studded affair on Wednesday night as scores of specially invited guests turned up at Pulse’s home on Trafalgar Road in New Kingston for the VIP launch of the Peter Tosh Museum. Among the guests were Prime Minister…

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