Featured Blog Posts – July 2013 Archive (27)

Tommy Lee Sparta Responds To Vybz Kartel Diss, “I’ve Always Been Loyal”

Tommy Lee In Belize

Tommy Lee Sparta has broken his silence on a recent statement made by Vybz Kartel.

The self proclaim Worl’Boss released a statement from behind bars just days after being acquitted of a murder charge in the Home Circuit Court.

The statement made headline because of what Vybz Kartel said about Popcaan and Tommy Lee, who were two of his most loyal protege up until his arrest in 2011.…


Added by omar on July 31, 2013 at 10:07am — No Comments

Spice's Grand Entrance Goes Wrong

Spice made a grand entrance at Reggae Sumfest 2013 Dancehall Night. She took the stage in silver 13-inch heels AND walking inside a giant inflatable bubble while rapping. The whole thing was on some real dancehall Lady Gag ish—until she slipped and fell on her butt. Gotta give Spice props for finishing the song and mashing up the place with the rest of her…


Added by DJ Trends on July 30, 2013 at 8:10am — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Disses Protégés Tommy Lee & Popcaan

After being acquitted of a murder charge in the shooting death of a St. Catherine businessman last week, embattled Dancehall superstar, Vybz Kartel is holding nothing back as he has given the clearest indication yet of where his allegiances lie.

This past weekend, the self-professed ‘Worl’ Boss’ issued a statement addressing last week’s not guilty…


Added by DJ Trends on July 29, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Disney Starlet Selena Gomez Samples Buju Banton

Disney superstar Selena Gomez dropped her highly anticipated solo project Stars Dance (Hollywood Records) earlier this week. One of the hottest tracks on the album happens to be the ridiculously infectious “Like A Champion, which opens with the booming voice of GRAMMY-winning reggae icon Buju Banton, as sampled from his mid-’90s hit single “Champion.”



Added by DJ Trends on July 29, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Why Is Mr. Vegas Bashing Sumfest?

Mr. Vegas believes the organizers of Reggae Sumfest shouldn't have made I Octane the closing act. According to the Heads High artiste via his facebook page, I Octane is not Jamaica's biggest act. He also jabbed at Chronixx stating that the young artiste should not have been booked for international night, but should have been on dancehall night instead. This is just…


Added by DJ Trends on July 29, 2013 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Lawyer Talks Acquittal, Police Conspiracy, Second Murder Trial & More [VIDEO]

Christian Tavares-Finson

Vybz Kartel’s lawyer Christian Tavares-Finson is opening up about Vybz Kartel’s acquittal on one of two murder charges.

Tavares-Finson, who was instrumental in securing a not guilty verdict for the dancehall star, sat down for an interview .

The attorney discussed the crowns case against Vybz Kartel, police corruption, and also state why Vybz Kartel will be acquitted after the…


Added by omar on July 28, 2013 at 7:05pm — No Comments

Sean Paul Baby Boy featuring Beyonce' Is The 8th Best Duet of All time!

Billboard has ranked 'Baby Boy', which is a duet with dancehall artiste Sean Paul and pop artiste Beyoncé, as the eight best duet of all time.
A list ranking 100 duets, was released online recently in celebration of Billboard's 55th anniversary. Sean Paul and Beyonce's Baby Boy rose above several classic songs to snatch the position.

Added by omar on July 27, 2013 at 12:59am — No Comments

Bounty Killer, I-Octane, Spice Rule Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night [PHOTO]

Bounty Killer, I-Octane, Spice Rule Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night [PHOTO]

Spice showed dancehall fans what Reggae Sumfest dancehall night is all about during a massive performance on Thursday night at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay.

The dancehall diva had the crowd on its feet from the very moment she hit the stage inside a giant ball. Yes we were nervous and so were many of her fans but Spice Grace Hamilton pulled it off.

It wasn’t the largest dancehall night crowd we’ve seen, however, the thousands of fans who made their way inside…


Added by omar on July 27, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Issues Statement on Verdict

Following this morning’s Not Guilty verdict, imprisoned dancehall star Vybz Kartel had an ear-to-ear grin, but said little in court. Now he has released the following statement. Text After The Jump…

I had the utmost confidence from the outset as I knew I was being used as a scapegoat as usual because of my image and content and some of my…


Added by DJ Trends on July 25, 2013 at 7:13am — No Comments

Steel Pulse Stands Up For Trayvon Martin

British reggae band Steel Pulse has weighed in on the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case that has sparked racial tension in the United States.

They have re-released their song Put Your Hoodies On (4 Trayvon) to protest last Saturday’s not guilty verdict in favour of 26 year-old Zimmerman.

“It is a plea for justice written by (singer) David ‘Dread’…


Added by DJ Trends on July 24, 2013 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Freed Of Murder Charges, Remains Locked Up

Dancehall heavyweight Vybz Kartel who was accused of arranging the 2011 shooting death of St. Catherine Businessman Barrington Bossy Burton came to an end today after the Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes turned down the application of the two witness-statements.

According to the investigating officers they were unable to locate their two key-witness since…


Added by DJ Trends on July 24, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Prosecution Has A Weak Case, Vybz Kartel Optimistic He Will Walk Free

After the first week of Vybz Kartel high profile murder trial, the dancehall star and his legal team are optimistic about breaking the case.

During the first week, the prosecution called five witnesses to testify, one of which is a crime scene investigator and…


Added by omar on July 21, 2013 at 5:31am — No Comments

Rihanna Triggers 2 Million Spike In Viewership Of Busy Signal “Come Over” Video

Notice Productions C.E.O. Wayne Thompson better known as ‘Unga’ is today a much happier man; this following the recent antics of international multi-award winning Pop/R&B princess Rihanna. Antics! which have resulted in a significant spike in online viewership and renewed interest in one of his productions.

Rihanna in a home-made video now gone viral is seen sitting on what…


Added by omar on July 20, 2013 at 3:31pm — 2 Comments

Suzie Q and Spanner Banner Finally Admit that they are together!

Spanner Banner and his manager, Suzie Q, host of the TV show Video Alley, are getting married, revealed Banner on Irie FM Radio earlier this week.
Banner's announcement comes after months of speculation which began in December of last year when Banner was accused by Suzie Q's then husband Mr Absolute of having an affair with his wife. However, both repeatedly denied these allegations even after Suzie Q and Mr Absolute's…

Added by omar on July 19, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Trial Day 4: Prosecution & Defense Argue Over Evidence Act

Vybz Kartel Trial

Kartel returns to the Home Circuit court today for day four of his high profile murder trial.

Yesterday Justice Bryan Sykes asked the jury to be absent from court until next Tuesday. Over the next three court dates Sykes will hear arguments from both the prosecution and defense regarding a motion filed by prosecutors to have a…


Added by omar on July 19, 2013 at 2:30am — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Murder Trial Starts Monday, Jury Empanelled Yesterday Friday

Vybz Kartel 2014

Kartel will get his chance to prove his innocence starting on Monday (July 15).

The Home Circuit Court empanelled a 12 member jury a short while ago.

The case is scheduled to begin Monday morning where the prosecution and the defense will give their side of the story and present evidence

The high profile case saw delays four days straight this week for various reasons…


Added by omar on July 13, 2013 at 2:08am — No Comments


As the Dancehall genre enters its biggest battle to date against politicians, bourgeoisie journalists and a seemingly well-established system determined to see to its demise, it has gotten timely reinforcement from a most unlikely source – the incarcerated but definitely not silenced Vybz Kartel.

As the Jamaican government seeks to criminalize elements of…


Added by DJ Trends on July 11, 2013 at 4:04pm — No Comments

Chronixx & Zinc Fence Redemption band to Make Sumfest Debut

After a whirlwind breakout year, 'concious' music recording artiste, Chronixx and Zinc Fence Redemption band, will hit the Reggae Sumfest stage on Saturday, July 27. The budding Reggae star is slated to perform on the event's coveted International Night 2 alongside International star Miguel, Grammy award winning Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley and crowd pleaser Romain…


Added by DJ Trends on July 10, 2013 at 10:10pm — No Comments

Spanner Banner Is Getting Married

International reggae singer Spanner Banner has a busy summer ahead of him with various slated shows to an upcoming intimate performance at Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records for the "Behind The Screen" series August 13, 2013. However, the artiste is sure to take some time off as he recently announced via social media that he will soon be getting married but did…


Added by DJ Trends on July 10, 2013 at 10:04pm — No Comments

Good News For Ninja Man: He Can Now Travel

While Snoop Dogg and Eddie Murphy chants Red Light... authorites in jamaica has given veteran dj Ninja Man the Green Light to travel abroad to other Caribbean islands.

The veteran dancehall deejay, who got his passport Tuesday, flew to Trinidad where he’s doing ground work for an upcoming charity project to minimize crime and violence in the country. Ninja…


Added by DJ Trends on July 7, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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