Featured Blog Posts – August 2013 Archive (21)

Jah Cure Explains Why He Sings For The Ladies

Jah Cure learns from the best, Beres Hammond, the king of lovers rock.

Before and during his prison stint, Jah Cure focused his attention on conscious roots reggae, but of late the crooner has been mostly catering to his female fan base.

Speaking with BoomshotsTV, Jah Cure…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 31, 2013 at 4:54pm — No Comments

Buju Banton Preps For New 2014 Album

Buju Banton maybe incarcerated but he is not silence.



The Grammy-winning reggae star will be releasing a new album in 2014, according to Tracii McGregor, a member of Buju’s management team.



“Buju is very involved in the process, of course,” McGregor said. “He is just as…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 31, 2013 at 4:51pm — No Comments

Tommy Lee Sparta Detained By Authorities In Costa Rica

Tommy Lee Sparta could find himself in some legal troubles in Costa Rica.



According to reports reaching Urban Islandz, Tommy Lee was detained at the Juan Santamaria Airport in San José.



Sources close to the Guzu Musiq chief told Urban Islandz that the issue stemmed from an alleged incident…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 31, 2013 at 4:48pm — No Comments

Elephant Man accused of fleeing Europe with deposit

Reports are that Deejay Elephant Man was a no- show at several reggae shows for which he was booked.



It is further being alleged that retainer fees were collected on his behalf.



One of the shows is the annual Chiemsee Reggae Summer Festival, one of Europe's largest reggae shows, which takes…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 28, 2013 at 9:52am — 1 Comment

Mr. Vegas Teams Up With Beyonce

According to Visions Newspaper International megastar Beyonce has gone Dancehall with her latest single Standing on the Sun by collaborating with Dancehall Superstar Mr. Vegas.



The new track, which is a Reggae SOS mix of the original song, has kept tongues wagging as it is a prime candidate…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 28, 2013 at 9:43am — No Comments

Busy Signal's Collaboration With Major Lazer Rakes In 20 Million Views

In a little over four months after the release of their hit collaboration – Watch Out For This (Bumaye), Major Lazer and Busy Signal have been able to attain over 21 million views on Youtube.



Watch Out For This (Bumaye) is off Major Lazer’s Free The Universe album which features Busy Signal, The…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 27, 2013 at 1:16am — No Comments

Mavado & Nicki Minaj Collab On New Song

Mavado and Nicki Minaj are cranking up the volume in hip-hop and dancehall with a brand new single “Give It All To Me.”



The Gullyside singjay announced via Twitter that he and the Young Money bombshell has teamed up on the single.



“Mavado nicki minaj this one is really big love to…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 26, 2013 at 12:46pm — No Comments

"RDX Stole My Song"

After staying silent during the first go-around, fast-rising Dancehall star and Real Entertainment Productionsrecording artist, Alty B is now crying foul after making strong claims that popular Dancehall group, RDX has pirated his breakthrough single, Island Girl.



The hit song, featuring fellow…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 26, 2013 at 12:41pm — No Comments

Mr Vegas to be Featured on 106 & PARK!

High flying dancehall artiste Mr. Vegas on Friday (August 30) will appear on the BET hit show 106 & Park.



Mr. Vegas, who is basking in the attention since the release of Standing on the Sun, his collab with R&B Superstar Beyonce, says the appearance is another step in continuing his musical…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 24, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments

Queen Ifrica Pulled From Rastafest For Homophobic Comments

After what happened at the national stadium in Jamaica recently it was recently revealed that The promoters of Canada’s Rastafest have bowed to the gay and lesbian community following their protest to have Queen Ifrica pulled from the event.



In a message to Music News, Masani Montague, Rastafest’s…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 24, 2013 at 2:05pm — No Comments

Kartel Tells The Kids To Not Bleach

In a rescent report in the media it was revealed that In a positive turn of events, Vybz Kartel who once lauded the cake soap for its bleaching, has finally done the responsible thing and is urging the nation’s youngsters not to bleach.



In the song dubbed “School” Kartel also encourages academic…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Mavado Forced To Put On Show In Guyana

According to a recent report by irie it was indicated that Mavado and his management team were forced to put on a concert after the deejay was unable to perform a scheduled event in Guyana because organizers allegedly failed to honor the contract.



According to Mavado’s management, the deejay was…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 22, 2013 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel’s common-law wife, ‘Shorty’ debuts her own music label

Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson, the devoted common law wife of incarcerated dancehall superstar, Vybz Kartel is proudly debuting her own Short Boss Muzik label with the release of School.



Following in the footsteps of Kartel, Tanesha Johnson akaShorty is using music in order to cope and fill out the…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 22, 2013 at 12:57pm — No Comments

RUMOR: Mavado Refuse to share stage with Tommy Lee?

There have been reports from the media in guyana that Jamaican dancehall singer Mavado this week refused to take the stage at the Slingerz Summer Jam held at the National Stadium, Providence because of myriad problems including being transported to Guyana on a tiny plane that saw him getting…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 19, 2013 at 12:47pm — No Comments

Konshens Teams Up With Lil' Jon

Konshens is set to make an internatil, as he teams up with international rapper and producer Lil Jon on 'Big and Sexy' remix.



The track, produced by Mark "Mark Hize" Collinder and Garfield "Konshens" Spence for Subkonshus Music, has an up tempo vibe that compliments Lil Jon's energetic hip hop…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 14, 2013 at 3:42pm — No Comments

Are Mr. Vegas & Chronixxx Trading Blows?

Mr Vegas is well known for his self expression about issues with other artiste or even current affairs...



now there seem to be an issue with him and Chronixxx ..in relation to closing Reggae sumfest .. Mr. Vegas indicated that there is too much effort of selling the show with the new sensation…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 14, 2013 at 3:39pm — No Comments

Lady Saw Says "I Am Retiring..."

If you missed Lady Saw's performance at this years 2013 Reggae Sumfest it will surely be your last opportunity.  For the remainder of this year she has less than 10 shows left on her calendar and after that, she plans to officially call it quits.  This time she is ready to turn her life…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 10, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments

Princeton University adds Vybz Kartel's book to Library!



Michael Dawson co-Author and CEO of Ghetto People Publishing, a company that gives a voice to the…

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Added by DJ Trends on August 10, 2013 at 9:30am — No Comments

Busta Rhymes Calls On Vybz Kartel For “Twerkit” Remix {VIDEOS}

Vybz Kartel and Busta Rhymes

Busta Rhymes is cooking up a major remix to “#Twerkit” with an all star team which includes incarcerated dancehall star Vybz Kartel.

The rap veteran is gearing up to drop more tracks off his upcoming album E.L.E. 2, but promises a major make over of “Twerkit” before that happen.

Speaking with MTV RapFix Live, Busta Buss says the remix is official done and will…

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Added by omar on August 4, 2013 at 5:18pm — No Comments

Buju Banton Prosecutor Tells Court He Will Not Prosecute Juror

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The prosecutors in Buju Banton’s ongoing high profile drug trial have declined to prosecute juror Terri Wright for criminal contempt.

According to a document filed, the United States government has also opposed Buju’s appeal for a new trial.…

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Added by omar on August 4, 2013 at 4:21pm — No Comments

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