For the last two years, in late December, Sherene Tomlinson leaves her home in Four Paths, Clarendon, for the Tarrus Riley and Friends free concert at Emancipation Park, New Kingston.
On Thursday night, the 49-year-old told The Sunday Gleaner that while she does enjoy the live music, she is all about the message of love and unity that the event promotes.…Continue
Added by Mico on December 29, 2017 at 4:52pm — No Comments
The second annual Love and Harmony Cruise is already set out to be a historic event. On October 28th, Winford Williams and the Onstage TV crew (Jamaica national TV program) made a stop by the Harmony House studio, where they sat down with Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths, Sanchez and the King of the Dancehall Beenie Man. Social media was in a frenzy for 24-hours with the historic interview floating all around, which left persons rushing to…Continue
Added by Mico on January 1, 2018 at 6:52pm — No Comments
In a move that should probably be contextualised by the fact he smokes around 81 blunts a day, Snoop Dogg has declared that he is giving up hip hop and launching a gospel career.
He told Billboard that 2018 will the year he enters the gospel genre as he prepares for a major rebrand.
"I have always wanted to try Gospel," he said. "This may surprise some people but…Continue
Added by Mico on January 7, 2018 at 5:27pm — No Comments
Vybz Kartel delivered his first single of the new year “My Boo.”
At the end of last year, we saw a flurry of new music from the incarcerated deejay after his fans complained over the summer that they aren’t getting enough new music from the Worl’Boss. His representatives told us that 2018 will be a big year for Vybz Kartel with a new album and a plenty solo singles coming. “My Boo” is the first of many more…Continue
Added by Mico on January 7, 2018 at 5:31pm — No Comments
Harry Toddler is the latest dancehall artist to fall victim to the crime wave gripping Jamaica.
Following the murder of two dancehall artists in recent weeks, former Scare Dem Crew deejay Harry Toddler was robbed at gunpoint over the holidays. The artist broke the news on social media last weekend…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on January 6, 2018 at 12:33pm — No Comments
A few hours after millions of New Yorkers watched the ball drop in Times Square, Manhattan, on what was the second-coldest New Year's eve celebration on record in 100 years, veteran reggae crooner Freddie McGregor, brought fireworks and a burst of Jamaican sunshine, to warm hearts at the New Year's Eve Black and White Ball held at the Resort World Casino New York City.
"Happy New Year!" McGregor said, as he…Continue
Added by Mico on January 4, 2018 at 2:58pm — No Comments
Shaggy and Wyclef Jean took the stage together last weekend at Stone Love Anniversary concert 2017.
The former Fugees frontman is currently in Jamaica for a big performance at the upcoming benefit concert Shaggy & Friends set for January 6 on the lawns of Jamaica House in Kingston. The show saw an all-star lineup including performances from I-Octane, Mavado, Sizzla, and Aidonia. During his set, Shaggy…Continue
Added by Mico on January 3, 2018 at 4:35pm — No Comments
Sean Kingston paid a visit to the Worl’Boss at GP last week and came back saying that the dancehall icon is in good spirit and has big plans for this year. You would think that is some great news for the Gazanation fans but turns out that Kingston got trolled instead of a pat on the back all because his pant was a bit too tight for some folks.
Sean Kingston posted a photo of himself and two of Vybz Kartel’s…Continue
Added by Mico on January 3, 2018 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Wyclef Jean is a big fan of Vybz Kartel and here is why he has so much respect for the incarcerated dancehall icon.
Clef is currently in Jamaica for the upcoming Shaggy and Friends benefit concert this weekend in Kingston. But before he graced the stage, he had a sit down with Winford…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on January 6, 2018 at 12:31pm — No Comments
LA Lewis is claiming that Sizzla has a hit out on his head.
Perhaps these two dancehall artists should make peace before someone gets seriously hurt or killed. Last weekend, LA Lewis posted a video on Facebook telling his fans that he was attacked by some of Sizzla goons who brandish guns in his face…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on January 6, 2018 at 12:37pm — No Comments
Popcaan and Aidonia have reportedly fallout and Masicka has everything to do with it.
The Unruly Boss and the 4th Genna leader have been close friends for years and regularly supported each other’s events and often performed on the same shows. Sources with direct knowledge of both deejay’s inner…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on January 6, 2018 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Roots reggae singer Michael Prophet has died.
Reggae music is mourning the death of another icon of the genre following the death of Michael Prophet, real name Michael George Haynes. The singer died on Saturday in London from a long battle with cancer. He emerged in the 1980s with hits like “Gunman”…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 29, 2017 at 12:28pm — No Comments
Christopher Martin and his new girlfriend Brittny Newman are expecting their first child together.
The dancehall singer and Newman have been dating for over a year now following his split with dancehall diva Ce’Cile with whom he has a child with. Rumors started started…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 29, 2017 at 12:15pm — No Comments
Was Tony Matterhorn seriously searching for controversy when he played a Vybz Kartel song at Alkaline's birthday party in Florida lst weekend? Or was he simply doing what all good selectors do--- play the songs which will nice up a session?
Well despite a massive reaction from the crowd at Alkaline's…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 29, 2017 at 12:22pm — No Comments
Vybz Kartel shows off his Christmas gifts which include a couple pairs of Desert Clarks and a visit from his daughter.
One of Kartel’s biggest singles of his career is his 2009 mega-hit “Clarks” and his love for the iconic show brand has not changed despite seeing him rocking Jordans in…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 29, 2017 at 12:47pm — No Comments
LA Lewis has shot back at Sizzla Kalonji who threatened to teach him a lesson.
Unless you have been living off the grid then you would’ve likely heard about the leaked video of LA Lewis dubbed the “Equal Rights” video for male dancehall artists. The deejay has since been on a campaign to get dancehall…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 29, 2017 at 12:41pm — No Comments
Jailed entertainer Vybz Kartel is sitting in his prison cell with his hands tied and fuming after a new song was released entitled Murda Practice. The singer of the song is none other that Vybz Kartel, but according to Kartel he did not give the producer permission to release the dated track.
Kartel has since used social media to send a not-too-subtle message to…Continue
Added by omar on December 22, 2017 at 9:56am — No Comments
The dancehall legend and the British music legend are joining forces for an upcoming project. Sting will be performing in Jamaica next month for the annual charity…Continue
Added by DJ Trends on December 17, 2017 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Talk truth, was I the only person who thought Matterhorn was dead to how his chest was being puffed?
I thought he died and Alkaline was resuscitating him Friday night at his birth night bash. I don't think any man should ever talk to another man the way Alka did to Matterhorn, not even a child should ever be spoken to in such a manner.
Jah know star, a wha him…Continue
Added by Mico on December 21, 2017 at 8:20pm — No Comments
Clifford Smith who is famously known as Mr. Vegas is one of Jamaica’s leading dancehall artists. He has had so many hit reggae and dancehall singles it is hard to keep count. He has performed all over the world and was featured on a remixed version of Beyoncé’s “Standing on the Sun“. Several of Mr. Vegas songs have been on the Billboard charts. The nickname “Mr. Vegas” was given to Smith by classmates who he played football with, as they thought he…Continue
Added by Mico on December 21, 2017 at 8:32pm — No Comments