The following is a statement from the RJRGLEANER Communications Group:
The RJRGLEANER Communications Group is shocked and disturbed by statements made by popular dancehall deejay Moses 'Beenie Man' Davis calling for the "killing" of Dr Dennis Howard, general manager of radio services in our Group. In addressing an audience at what appeared to be a party, Davis then adjusted his statement to say that… Continue
Added by Mico on March 8, 2018 at 2:03pm —
In the dichotomy of 'gyal chune' versus 'gun chune', many dancehall artistes straddle the line. Despite the variance between those prominent categories of dancehall music, the entire genre is scrutinised for its potential to negatively influence young consumers, causing policymakers to call for sanctions against some musical content.
"Dancehall, of course, plays a role because [fans] look up to dancehall… Continue
Added by Mico on March 8, 2018 at 1:58pm —
Khago surprised the entire dancehall with his new album “Walk a Mile”.
The surprised project debut at No. 5 on the Billboard Reggae Chart and has since been doing well. The official release is set for this Friday, March 9th. Despite his success musically, Khago has been raising some eyebrows on social media over the last several months with his very public feud with his mother and sister. His rants on… Continue
Added by Mico on March 6, 2018 at 3:17pm —
International recording artist I-Octane has unveiled the cover art for his third full length album titled “Love & Life”. Produced under his own production company Conquer The Globe Productions, the long awaited album features 17 tracks with the addition of 2 bonus tracks when you pre-order the album.
The seasoned artist… Continue
Added by Mico on March 6, 2018 at 3:13pm —
This is Reggae Month. Older Jamaicans know what reggae is because in the course of their lives they have heard its beautiful melodies and remember the songs. In fact, it is very hard to forget the music. But that is history. Today, other music has overtaken the national music, reggae — the beautiful music — erasing much of the memories. What is the reason for this lapse?
Go to a major hotel… Continue
Added by Mico on March 6, 2018 at 3:11pm —
Richie Stephens says Jamaicans should be glad that its music is being picked up in other parts of the world. He said that the failure of locals to take note of the changes on the international scene could see many being left behind.
"I am not into the argument of people taking away our music," he said. "We should be happy and overjoyed that so many people, non-Jamaican people, are interested in our music so… Continue
Added by Mico on March 6, 2018 at 3:08pm —
Busy Signal gets down and dirty with his female costar in his new video “Can’t Get Enough.”
The Warrior Films Ja-directed video features the Turf Boss and his lady putting on a show with some smooth sensual dance moves. Portions of the video were shot in black-and-white and the rest in color. Busy Signal says he came up with the video concept…
Added by omar on March 6, 2018 at 6:30am —
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Beenie Man found himself in some hot water recently for calling for the firing of a popular media figure.
The dancehall legend publicly called for the ousting of the general manager of radio services at the RJRGLEANER Communications Group, Dr. Dennis Howard. Been Man was performing at a popular weekly show in Kingston when he made the remarks…
Added by omar on March 2, 2018 at 8:00pm —
Buju Banton Having A Stroke In Prison Reports False
Buju Banton is only months away from being released from prison but there is a major development related to his case.
Ian Thomas, who was arrested with Buju Banton in 2009, was arrested in Florida last week and charged with money laundering and unlawful use of a communications device…
Added by omar on February 28, 2018 at 12:48am —
3 Packages of FANTASY, SPLENDOR & FUN with world renowned Chefs from the Caribbean,… Continue
Added by omar on February 21, 2018 at 2:54pm —
Ryan Coogler's "Black Panther" released on Thursday and among the cast is actress/ singer Nabiyah Be, who plays the role of Tilda Johnson, aka. Nightshade.Nabiyah Be is a Brazilian-Jamaican actress and singer/songwriter. She's the daughter of Grammy Award winner Jimmy Cliff.
Odessa, the actress' sister confirmed her character's identity on Twitter, from the middle of last year and again in an… Continue
Added by omar on February 21, 2018 at 2:51pm —
Popcaan ambition in the game is very clear after this post.
The Unruly Boss is one of the most successful young acts in dancehall currently, but often artists success comes with greater attention, sometimes unwanted attention from haters and even law enforcement. So you can understand how Popcaan feels when he says he doesn’t want to be a Don or a General because those people usually end up in prison or in… Continue
Added by Mico on February 20, 2018 at 11:41am —
Bob Marley & The Wailers forever changed the musical landscape, bringing reggae music to the mainstream with songs such as “One Love” and “Jamming.” The album “Exodus” was anointed Best Album of the Century by Time Magazine in 1999, and “One Love” was named Song of the Millennium that same year by BBC.
Upon Marley’s tragic death in 1981, the remaining members of The Wailers continued performing live,… Continue
Added by Mico on February 20, 2018 at 11:35am —
VP Records is proud to announce “LoveSick,” the upcoming album from rising reggae star Romain Virgo will be out on March 30th. The 16-track album takes listeners on a journey that explores every emotion felt when finding love, losing love and finding love again. In the many twists and turns of romance and relationships, Romain represents a young man who has experienced it all and now has a dynamic story to tell.…
Added by Mico on February 20, 2018 at 11:30am —
Dembow extraordinaire and purveyor of #BlackGirlMagic, Amara La Nerga dropped her first new music since signing a multimillion-dollar, multi-album record deal with Fast Life Entertainment Worldwide and BMG on Tuesday (Feb. 13). "What a Bam Bam," the first single from her upcoming debut album, samples the classic reggae anthem "Bam Bam" from Jamaican dancehall legend Sister Nancy.
The newly premiered… Continue
Added by Mico on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm —
Listen to "Real Bad Gal," an Unreleased Track From Vybz Kartel
Vybz Kartel lost a ton of weight since going to prison and this how he keeps fit.
Someone leaked a video showing the dancehall icon playing football at GP and let’s just say sports might not be a career alternative.
Vybz Kartel famously…
Added by Mico on February 17, 2018 at 1:00pm —
The Gregory Isaacs Foundation along with Reggae Month organisers will be hosting the second annual Red Rose for Gregory fund-raising event on Wednesday, February 14, at the Jamaica College Auditorium in St Andrew.
It's among the big events for Reggae Month, as lovers of the genre from all across the world converge on Jamaica to enjoy one of the island's greatest products.…
Added by Mico on February 14, 2018 at 2:40pm —
Singer Ebony Reigns has been killed aged just 20 in a car accident. The Ghanaian dancehall/Afrobeat artist died just one week before her 21st birthday in a horror crash in the Ashanti Region of Ghana. According to local reports, Ebony – real name Priscilla Opoku-Kwarteng – was driving to Accra following a trip to Sunyani with two friends when the accident occurred in Mankronso. Ebony’s vehicle collided with a bus which was heading in the opposite… Continue
Added by Mico on February 14, 2018 at 2:29pm —
Up-and-coming artiste Sikka Rymes is today over the moon after receiving an endorsement from incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel.
Sikkaa Rymes was labelled as one to watch on a Vybz Kartel Instagram post last week.
In an interview with The STAR, Sikka Rymes says he has been ready to take the music industry by storm for quite some time, but expressed that after… Continue
Added by Mico on February 14, 2018 at 2:00pm —