Featured Blog Posts – February 2014 Archive (34)

Etana Pulls The Trigger

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International reggae artiste, Etana is pulling the trigger with another socially conscious message for fans.

Etana has never been afraid to push the envelope and express herself freely. She explores the difficulties and hardships faced by communities at the base of the social strata. She is known for inspirational music and provides hope through song.…

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Added by omar on February 28, 2014 at 7:43pm — No Comments

Alkaline Talks Axing Management, Eye Tattoo, Vybz Kartel & More [VIDEO]

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Alkaline is one of the hottest young artistes on the dancehall scene in Jamaica right now.

Over the last year, the shock value deejay has attracted a lot of buzz with some catchy newsingles including “Things Mi Love,” “123″ and “Trio.”

But Alkaline stunned fans…

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Added by omar on February 28, 2014 at 7:34pm — 1 Comment

Dominica government breaks silence on Tommy Lee Sparta deportation

Dancehall Artist Tommy Lee Denied Entry In Dominica. Claims Of Arrest, Denied Food And Water Plus Serious Medical Condition From Sleeping On The Cell Concrete Left Him Hospitalized.

The Dominica government has broken its silence regarding the deportation of a Jamaican dancehall artiste, Tommy Lee Sparta, saying the action had been taken in the interest of public safety.

The singer and two other members…

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Added by omar on February 28, 2014 at 7:28pm — No Comments

Jamaica's Radio Station, Irie FM CEO Chad Young Dead At 27

Chad Young dead

Chad Young, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Grove Broadcasting Company, is dead.

Grove Broadcasting Company is the parent company of Irie FM and Zip 103 FM.

According to reports, Chad Young died at his home in Ocho Rios, St. Ann on Thursday afternoon following a brief illness.

The case of his death was not…

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Added by omar on February 28, 2014 at 7:25pm — No Comments

Reggae Producer Philip Smart Dies

The prolific engineer/producer worked with countless artistes at his HC&F Recording Studio in Long Island, most notably Shaggy who recorded several of his hit songs there.



‘Mampie’, ‘Oh Carolina’, ‘Big Up’ and ‘Angel’ were some of the songs Shaggy worked on at…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 27, 2014 at 8:20am — No Comments

Buju Banton Former Attorney Dead

Chokwe Lumumba, an attorney who represented Buju Banton in 2012, is dead.



Lumumba is a prominent lawyer and human rights activist who was elected mayor of Jackson, Mississippi last year.



According to reports, Chokwe Lumumba died on Tuesday at the St. Dominic Hospital. The cause of his…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 27, 2014 at 8:06am — No Comments

Pop Star Lorde Says She Hates Reggae

Reggae music is, for the most part, loved universally as one of the best and most celebrated genres. Grammy-winning singer, Lorde is not one of those lovers apparently.



The 17-year-old, New Zealand-born singer, who rose to international prominence with her hit single, Royals, was highly critical of…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 25, 2014 at 11:34pm — 1 Comment

RDX Releases ‘Fluffy Anthem’ – A catchy tribute to curvaceous ladies!

“I’m not fat I’m just fluffy!” Chances are she’s right and whether she’s thick, firm, phat, chubby, rolly polly, mampie, fat or just big boned,RDX and millions of men worldwide are here to say . . . fluffy girls rock and now to their own Fluffy Anthem.



Skinny ladies, no one is denying your beauty, but for the…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 25, 2014 at 12:04pm — No Comments

(AUDIO) Mr. Vegas Takes On Alkaline In New Song

Rising dancehall star Alkaline is getting some flocking in all quarters of dancehall over his recent single ““F**k You (2016).”



Mr. Vegas is one of a slew of dancehall deejays releasing songs. Vegas released a remix for Avicii’s “Wake Me Up” where he called out Alkaline over his lyrical…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 25, 2014 at 11:52am — No Comments

Tommy Lee Rushed To Hospital After Being Detained In Dominica

Tommy Lee Sparta was moments ago rushed to a hospital in Dominica.



Apparently the “Uncle Demon” deejay suffered from blood clot and cramps in his leg.



His current condition is not yet known but reps for the deejay told Urban Islandz that he is receiving treatment at the Marigot hospital.



Tommy Lee Sparta was yesterday denied entry into Dominica and was detained by authorities in that country.



Reps for the deejay says he was being held…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 24, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Did Alkaline Push The Dancehall Boundaries Too Far With This Track ?

Dancehall has been under the microscope over the last couple weeks for overly sexually suggestive lyrics and music videos.



Shock value deejay Alkaline released a new single titled “F**k You (2016),” off the new Igloo Riddim, produced by So Unique Records.



In the single, Alkaline made…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 23, 2014 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Says Nothing Can Happen To Him’ Prosecution Tells Jury To Note Kartel’s Arrogance

The jurors trying entertainer Vybz Kartel and his four co-accused have been called upon to consider the evidence and be true to their oath.



Jeremy Taylor, senior deputy director of public prosecutions, made the call as he addressed them yesterday in the Home Circuit…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 23, 2014 at 4:46pm — No Comments

Dancehall Artist Copies Alkaline's Eyeball Tattoos And Almost Loses Eyesight

The risks are very real.



Eye ball tattoos trend was just dealt a big blow after aspiring dancehall artists Mace almost went blind from getting the procedure.



Perhaps in an attempt to create the same shock value as Alkaline, Mace put his eyes under the needle but came very close…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 21, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Buju Banton files for new trial in drug case

Jamaican Reggae megastar, Buju Banton has formally filed for a new trial as he continues his relentless fight for freedom from his drug conviction.



According to reports Wednesday, the musician’s legal team filed a 55-page document arguing for a retrial in a U.S. Court of Appeal (11th Circuit…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 21, 2014 at 2:27pm — No Comments

Tiana Music Shines On RJR Cross Country 10th Anniversary Road Tour Invasion {VIDEOS}

 

Added by omar on February 20, 2014 at 3:21am — No Comments

RedSquare Productions / Maybach Music Group Releases “Twerkin Cyrus/ Suburb Riddim” Magazeen Feat Wale

Dancehall icon Spragga Benz Record Label “RedSquare Productions” Teams up with Rick Ross Record Lable MaybachMusicGroup To Officially Release The 1st single off The “Suburb Riddim” which is entitled “TwerkinCyrus” Produce by Manager/Producer TugzRedSquare from RedSquare Productions.

This Sizzling Record Features Magazeen Dancehall Artiste and Rapper Sensation Wale both MaybachMusicGroup Recording Artiste.

The SuburbRiddim is also the 1st team…

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Added by omar on February 20, 2014 at 2:55am — No Comments

Dancehall Artiste Stein Urges PopCaan To Keep Feud Musical

Entertainer Stein is warning Popcaan against escalating the lyrical war that the two have into a physical war.



Stein is accusing Popcaan of sending a group of men to attack him. The deejay tells Music News that Popcaan tried to disrespect him on at least three occasions and he’s…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 19, 2014 at 2:49pm — No Comments

Chronixx Meets Ernest Ranglin & Monty Alexander At The Blue Note

A few weeks ago, some of Jamaica’s most notable musicians came together at the legendary Blue Note jazz club in New York City, for a one-time-only series of performances sponsored by LargeUp. The “A History of Reggae + Jamaican Music” shows brought jazz pianist Monty Alexander and longtime collaborator/guitar…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 19, 2014 at 2:44pm — No Comments

L.A. Lewis Wants A Lyrical War With Bounty Killer

Deejay L.A. Lewis has reported to the St Andrew South police that he has been receiving death threats from some of Bounty Killer's followers because of a YouTube post.
 
It is reported that after leaving a party last week Wednesday, Lewis was approached by men…
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Added by DJ Trends on February 19, 2014 at 2:36pm — No Comments

Alkaline: Illuminati Or Vybz Kartel Wannabe?

Fast rising dancehall artiste, Alkaline, has been taking the stages since last year after his eye tattooing outbreak. Well, many of those who think this dark eye tattoo is a fashion, think again. The style of tattoo is called corneal tattooing.



Corneal tattooing has been practiced…

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Added by DJ Trends on February 19, 2014 at 2:31pm — No Comments

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