Embattled reggae/dancehall star Buju Banton was granted new light into his ongoing fight for freedom.
According to reports, the U.S. court of appeal has approved Buju Banton’s request for a hearing for a new trial.
Banton’s legal team headed by Harvard Law School professor, Charles Ogletree, submitted legal docs in May requesting a new trial for the…
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After a relatively long drought, dancing is making a return to the dancehall scene. According to Bling Dawg aka Bawse Dawg, who is leading the movement with his Esco produced dance single called Kreech, dancehall is a seasonal genre and it's now dancing season.
Their dance moves which are very popular in the dancehall at present are the Sivva dance move…
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Dancehall artiste Stacious has gone topless in promotion of her new single Bad 45.
The deejay who has been relatively silent on the music scene, recently posted the topless photo on her personal facebook page exposing her breasts for all her fans to see.
Stacious who also lost some weight over the past few years, is aslo promoting her weight loss…
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Historically speaking the melodic, soulful and energetic vibe of the reggae culture has not expanded to many small cities or states within the U.S. NYC and Miami, of course, are heralded as the forerunners for the reggae “bashments” and festivals that bring thousands of families and curious on-lookers, who ultimately become fans.
However, thanks to the…
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British songstress Melissa Steel drop the video for her single “Kisses For Breakfast” off her upcoming debut album.
The video was shot at Hellshire Beach in Portmore, St. Catherine a few months ago. The single is also doing very well on the UK national chart after debuting at No. 10 earlier this month.
The track saw production credits from British…
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Jamaican rapper Bobby Shmurda has sparked a dance craze called the Shmoney Dance with his single Hot Ni**a. The rapper is based in New York and has received over 10 million views for the song and was recently signed by Epic Records.
Controversial cultural Hip Hop critic and media personality Charlamage recently commended the rapper for his overnight success.…
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This Alkaline Bleach & Perm Hair Photo Has Gone Viral
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KINGSTON, Jamaica — A policeman charged with the murder of an associate of popular dancehall artiste Mavado was granted bail when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.
The court heard that on June 13, 2011, 34-year-old policeman Neil Gordon was hired as a security officer to manage the entrance to the VIP section at the…Continue
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After such an unforgettable and noteworthy performance on Dancehall Night at Reggae Sumfest 2014, followed up with an appearance on International Night 1 with US- based artiste Jason Derulo, it only gets more career focused for Mr. Vegas.
This is enhanced by US-based reality show, So You Think You Can Dance, featuring his world renowned hit, Bruk It Down, in their…
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Upcoming dancehall artist Ikon D Link created chaos at ZIP FM yesterday when he climbed the radio station’s transmission pole and threatened to jump off if his song is not played on the radio.
Sources close to the radio station told Urban Islandz that D Link turned up at the station on Tuesday afternoon demanding to speak with ZJ Liquid. But was told that the…
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Vybz Kartel and his protege Gaza Slim will have to wait until October to know their fate.
The embattled dancehall star, real name Adidja Palmer, and Slim, real name Vanessa Saddler, are both charge with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. Another man name Pim Pim, real name Andre Henry, was also charged.
The three appeared in the…
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Bunny Wailer strikes again.
Snoop Lion is not the only one Bunny Wailer has beef with. Rita Marley, the widow of reggae king Bob Marley, is also on Wailer’s hate list.
In the letter, written last year, the former member of the Wailers band condemn Rita Marley and music producer Chris Blackwell for opening a studio in the African…
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Vybz Kartel stepped outside of a maximum security prison in Jamaica yesterday for the first time since hand down a life sentence in April.
The embattled dancehall deejay was escorted by heavy security to the Corporate Area Resident Magistrates court yesterday for a conspiracy trial. The slot machines online trial was postponed until Thursday.
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Dancehall star Demarco has been causing quite a stir on the local scene since the start of the year and has come out swinging in a new song titled ‘Put The Duppy Pon Yuh‘ boldly stating that, “If Ah Nuh Addi Innocent then a Bun the streets play the most”. Addi Innocent is the newest moniker adapted by incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel who is currently serving a 35 years…Continue
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Jamaica’s second city Montego Bay is seeing a surge in dancehall artists. One of the freshest names on the scene is Ryme Minista, whose career has been blossoming over the last year.
Speaking with Winford Williams of OnStage, Ryme Minista says he has done what no other Montego Bay artists has done before by staying in his city and rise to the top of…
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Mavado and Rihanna Hits the Studio to drop New Single.
Dancehall star Mavado as been working with some of the biggest name in the music industry, now the Gully gad is leaving his mark on the Pop genre.
Mavado, the first dancehall act to have the privileged of teaming up with the queen of Pop, Rihanna.
Earlier this month, Mavado posted a photo of…
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Celebrities run out of gas in the streets too. Onstage caught up with Elephant Man enroute to Dream Weekend in Negril just in time.
The dancehall veteran was in good spirit but his motorcycle ran out of gas and almost left him stranded on the side of the road.
Luckily for the energy god he was rolling with some friends who picked him…Continue
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Aidonia is a change man and he owe a lot of it to his young son King Khalif Lawrence.
The deejay recently told Urban Islandz that he found faith in Rastafarianism and is done with making hardcore dancehall music.
Speaking with Winford Williams of OnStage last week, Aidonia said it all started around three…Continue
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