Featured Blog Posts – June 2013 Archive (27)

Vybz Kartel Rushed To The Hospital


Incarcerated Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel was taken to the Kingston Public Hospital early this morning after reportedly complaining about chest pains.

Local sources have reported that patients visiting the hospital flocked to a section of the institution to get a glimpse of the artiste.

Kartel was dressed in an orange T-shirt, a pair…


Added by DJ Trends on June 27, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Gun Charge Against Buju Banton Thrown Out

Reports are that Judge James Moody Jr. today threw out the gun charge against International Reggae Artiste Buju Banton.

Justice Moody has also ordered the juror Teri Wright, to show why she should not be held in contempt of court after she told a journalist based in South Florida that she did research on the case during the trial.

Buju and his…


Added by DJ Trends on June 26, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Bounty & Mavado Friends Again?

Bounty Killer and Mavado is seeing here together at an event called Uptown Mondays recently.. after a long "silent fued" be between the parties. There might still be some elements of malice as it was recently Mavado was freed of charges of assaulting a policeman from the same incident that caused the death of a close relations to Mavado at…


Added by DJ Trends on June 26, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Snoop Lion Outsells Other Reggae Artists!

Despite becoming a rastafarian and only doing reggae for just some months, rapper-turned-reggae artiste Snoop Lion has been enjoying strong presence on all the major reggae charts.

After releasing La La La that was done by Diplo and Major Lazer in June, Snoop managed to get a top spot on iTunes.

While many local artistes are hardly seen on major…


Added by DJ Trends on June 24, 2013 at 2:18pm — No Comments

Assassin Teams up with Kanye West!

Dancehall artiste Assassin has been featured on Kanye West's upcoming Yeezus.
The song called I'm In It, sees Assassin delivering his hard hitting lyrics to the beat of the multi-platinum and multiple time Grammy Award winner.
Assassin explained.

Added by omar on June 21, 2013 at 10:59am — 1 Comment

Ziggy Marley wins Emmy award

Internationally-regarded Reggae singer, Ziggy Marley can now add Emmy winner to his long list of career achievements.

The five-time Grammy award recipient was a winner at the Daytime Emmy Creative Arts Awards in Los Angeles this past Sunday for his song, I Love You Too, which featured on the British animation, 3rd and Bird, a show also airs on Disney Junior…


Added by DJ Trends on June 19, 2013 at 9:26pm — No Comments

Toots Sues Bottle Thrower For HOW MUCH?


Reggae musician Frederick Toots Hibbert is suing the man accused of throwing a bottle at him during a concert in Virginia.

Hibbert has filed a lawsuit in the Richmond Circuit Court against 19 year-old William C. Lewis, who is charged with felony malicious wounding.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reported that Hibbert is seeking US$1 million…


Added by DJ Trends on June 19, 2013 at 9:00am — 1 Comment

Marcia Griffiths The Voice Of Caribbean Soft Drink 'TING'

Reggae icon Marcia Griffiths is the new voice of Ting.

The best selling female reggae artiste of all time, has lent her magical voice to one of the Caribbean’s most renowned soft drinks.

Almost four decades…


Added by REDD on June 18, 2013 at 7:34pm — 2 Comments

Kartel Clears Up Rumors About Chuck Fenda's Baby's Mother

In response to the recently published Star article, "Kartel Pokes Fun at Chuck Fenda's Baby Mother?" written by Curtis Campbell, Vybz Kartel makes the following statement (as told to his associate Elvis 'So Unique" Redwood):

"I just…


Added by DJ Trends on June 17, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments

Gyptian First Reggae Artiste To Sell Gold In Almost A Decade

Gyptian_gold_sold_hold_you.jpg VP Records is proud to announce that Gyptian's hit song "Hold You" has officially reached Goldstatus according to theRecording Industry Association of America (RIAA). The title-track smash off of Gyptian's Billboard Top 200 album is the first song from a Jamaican reggae artist to sell over 500,000 copies in almost a…


Added by omar on June 16, 2013 at 10:49am — 1 Comment

Beenie Man Blast Jamaican Government For Fighting Dancehall [VIDEO]

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BEENIE MAN is the latest big name dancehall star to speak out against the Jamaican government for strict laws on street dance.

Last month, Mavado called on the government to help dancehall music and not fight.

However, Beenie Man is angry at the government for what he called years of fighting…


Added by DanceHall Bully on June 16, 2013 at 3:18am — 1 Comment

Bounty Killer & Popcaan Are Now Friends?

In a recent report in the star news paper it was indicated that Although Popcaan pledged his allegiance to his former mentor Vybz Kartel, the dancehall artiste has buried the hatchet and has reconciled with iconic dancehall artiste Bounty Killer a natural enemy of the now defunct Gaza Empire.

Bounty Killer celebrated his 41st birthday last weekend at…


Added by DJ Trends on June 15, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Macka Diamond Rushed To The Hospital

Macka Diamond was rushed to the doctor’s office earlier this week after a case of food poisoning, which almost made her die dah dye die die.

According to radio news reports it is understood that the Dye, Dye hit maker is doing ok after a moderate case of food poisoning. Doctors are currently trying to determine the cause.

Recently it was…


Added by DJ Trends on June 15, 2013 at 5:02pm — 2 Comments

Reggae Sumfest 2013 Line-Up Promises Astounding Performances

Local sources have reported that the organisers of Reggae Sumfest 2013, which will take place in Montego Bay next month, have announced the first round of artistes billed for the show.

These artistes include headliners such as Miguel, Beres Hammond, Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley, I-Octane, and Barrington Levy. More acts are to be announced, as Summerfest…


Added by DJ Trends on June 15, 2013 at 4:53pm — No Comments

School To Be Renamed After Bob Marley

Local sources have reported that our Government has taken steps to name a school after Reggae legend Bob Marley.

At the Jamaica House press briefing, it I said that the Stephney Primary and Junior High School in St Ann…


Added by DJ Trends on June 15, 2013 at 4:43pm — No Comments

Flippa Mafia In Critical Condition Following Car Crash {Send UP a PRAYER for him}

Flippa Moggela

Keep Flippa Mafia in your prayers.

The dancehall star, who now calls himself Flippa Moggela, was involved in a deadly car crash this morning along the Spur Tree Main Road in St. Elizabeth.

Sources close to the “Flossing King” deejay told Urban Islandz that the accident occured earlier this morning while Flippa was coming from a party.

“I want to let the fans know that…


Added by omar on June 15, 2013 at 4:38pm — No Comments

Capleton Attacked On Stage

See what happened when an audience member at Capleton's latest show, Reggae On the Hill 2013, jumped on stage.



Added by DJ Trends on June 12, 2013 at 10:00am — 4 Comments

Did Kartel Sleep With Chuck Fenda's Babymother?


Rumors have been circulating the music community that Vybz kartel was involved in a sexual relationship with the baby mother of reggae artiste Chuck Fenda.
The woman in question is called Georgina, and Vybz Kartel has a song called Georgina, in which he says he wants a girl who can ride it like Georgina.

Added by DJ Trends on June 12, 2013 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Junior Reid's Road Manager Dies From A Heart Attack

Amidst preparations for his upcoming album and North American tour, tragedy has struck leaving Reggae stalwart Junior Reid stricken by the sudden death of his close friend and international road manager Mikey Jarrett Jr.According to the medical and police report Jarrett died from a heart attack on Tuesday while in Miami, Florida on a…


Added by REDD on June 10, 2013 at 6:17am — No Comments

Demarco Makes Headlines In Africa, Launching New School Initiative


Following closely on his historical feat of becoming the first Dancehall/Reggae act to grace the cover of an Arabian magazine, Jamaican superstar Demarco is once again in the international spotlight.

Demarco Creates History With Arabian Magazine Feature

The multi-talented entertainer is featured in a two page spread of ‘PULSE’; one of Africa’s most popular and respected…


Added by omar on June 9, 2013 at 4:21pm — 4 Comments

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