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Mavado Defrauded Of $31 Million By Attorney Jennifer Messado

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Mavado was defrauded of close to $31 million by real estate attorney Jennifer Messado.

Mavado is currently overseas despite being wanted by police officers in Jamaica. Urban Islandz is now learning that Mavado is JM$30.7 million in the hole because of a bad real estate deal with Jennifer Messado. The attorney also…

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Added by omar on June 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

DanceHall Artist Gully Bop Arrested and Charged After Beating His Wife

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Dancehall deejay Gully Bop was arrested and charged with assault.

Gully Bop, whose real name is Robert Malcolm, was arrested last week Friday after a woman filed a police report claiming that the deejay slapped her in the face during a domestic dispute. The alleged incident went down in Nuts River District in St. Thomas…

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Added by omar on June 14, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Kranium responds to Aidonia’s camp dissing him over Summer Jam’s performance

Last weekend was Hot 97s Annual Summer Jame where several dancehall artistes were scheduled to perform including Konshens, Kranium, Aidonia and Hood Celebrityy. According to reports Aidonia was set to perform right after Kranium however during Kranium’s set there were some technical difficulties with regards to sound which caused the “nobody affi know” singer to go over his time which in return shorten Aidonia’s…
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Added by omar on June 12, 2018 at 6:00pm — No Comments

Beenie Man Weighs In On Jamaica's Abortion Decriminalization Debate. Thinks Women Must Lead Abortion Conversation

As debate reigns about decriminalising abortion, one dancehall artiste is addressing the importance of the female's voice. Beenie Man, King of the dancehall, told The STAR that women need to tell their story so both genders can understand the reasons for wanting an abortion.

"This is a conversation that I…

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Added by omar on June 12, 2018 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Mavado Gets Final Warning To Turn Self In To Police

Mavado Teenage Son Arrested Singer Fled The Island while warrant is now out for his arrest

Mavado dancehall Mavado was given a final warning to turn himself in to police.

Mavado is currently overseas fulfilling his touring contractual obligations, but law enforcement officials have issued a final warning to the dancehall singer to turn himself in as soon as…

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Added by omar on June 3, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

One photographer’s amazing firsthand look at the 1980s Jamaican dancehall scene

Youth Promotion sound system crew and singer Michael Prophet outside the S&M outlet in Kingston, Jamaica. © Beth Lesser…



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Added by omar on June 7, 2018 at 1:30am — No Comments

5 Reasons Why Kingston Is A Great Culture Trip

THE HISTORY

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Founded in 1692, Kingston was just considered a place for displaced survivors of the earthquake that destroyed Port Royal that same year. It only began to expand after the 1703 fire that further destroyed Port Royal. John Goffe, a surveyor, drew up a plan for the town based on a grid bounded by North, East, West and Harbour Streets. The grid system of the town was designed to facilitate commerce, particularly the system of…

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Added by omar on June 7, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

Tony Matterhorn Mourning The Death of His Father

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Tony Matterhorn’s father Duffton Taylor Senior has died.

The dancehall deejay/disc jockey announced on Instagram that his father, popularly known as Don Tee, passed away earlier this week. Since making the announcement, Tony Matterhorn has been getting an out pour of well wishes from his fans and some of his celebrity friends including Foota…

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Added by omar on June 3, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

STEPHEN MARLEY, JULIAN MARLEY AND DAMIAN MARLEY BILLBOARD LIVE SESSION

Stephen Marley, Julian Marley and Damian Marley Billboard Live Session…

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Added by omar on June 4, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Spice Apologize To Tokyo Vanity After Backlash Over Fat Shaming

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Spice Spice has stepped forward to apologize to Tokyo Vanity for fat shaming her.

The two “Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta” stars got into a fight on last night’s episode after butting heads. Sierra and Mimi Faust invited the two ladies who have beef over Tokyo’s ex-boyfriend Tabius who Spice is now dating. Instead of…

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Added by omar on May 30, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Is This Christopher Martin’s Grandmother Homeless In Kingston? {VIDEO}

Vehicles owned by Reggae singers, Christopher Martin and Jah Cure seized

Christopher Martin is getting some bad press this week after a video went viral.

A woman on Facebook, name withheld because she is getting some backlash, posted a video of an elderly woman who claimed that she is Christopher Martin’s grandmother. The elder woman was…

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Reggae STAR Barrington Levy SHOT In The Back {VIDEO}

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Barrington Levy is currently recovering from a gunshot wound to his back.

The dancehall legend posted a video last night on social media telling his fans that he almost lost his life after being accidentally shot in his back. He also lift up his shirt to show the bandages…

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Added by omar on May 11, 2018 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Major Lazer, Busy Signal in hot new Bacardi TV ad

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Major Lazer and Busy Signal have done it again, this time with their combination hit 'Jump.' The song, which was released last year on Major Lazer's 6-track EP, is featured in a hot new Bacardi TV ad which is in rotation in the USA on…

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Added by omar on June 3, 2018 at 3:29am — No Comments

Jada Kingdom Drops “Best You Ever Had (B.Y.E.H.)” VIDEO

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Jada Kingdom premiere her new “Best You Ever Had (B.Y.E.H.)” video and it’s fire.

The dancehall diva come through with the highly anticipated video last night and already she is getting rave reviews for the AfterCluv-directed cut. The video starts out with Jada Kingdom waking up on a bed in the middle of nowhere surrounding by three men blowing…

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Added by omar on June 3, 2018 at 2:00am — No Comments

Buju Banton Team Calls Out ABC For Releasing Video

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Buju Banton management team issued a lengthy statement condemning ABC News for releasing the video footage showing him tasting cocaine in a warehouse.

The controversial video is causing Buju Banton a little headache and now his team is questioning the motives of releasing the video…

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Added by omar on February 28, 2018 at 12:30am — No Comments

Shenseea & Jada Kingdom Beefing, Here Is Why

Jada Kingdom and Shenseea Shenseea and Jada Kingdom are now beefing and here is why.

Last week, Shenseea clapback at a fan who left a rude comment on her Instagram page and it turns out that the fan is a cousin of Jada Kingdom. “Come Shenseea come mek @dejahhairstylist do your hair,” the fan wrote. Seems Miss Kingdom didn’t like how Shenseea handled her cousin calling her fat.…

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Added by omar on May 29, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

Sizzla's Concert In California Derailed By Gays

Sizzla Fire Burn Gays At Sting 30 {VIDEO}

Sizzla Kalonji Sizzla is still feeling some fallout because of past issued with gays.

The reggae/dancehall icon was booked to perform at the Mateel Community Center in Redway, CA, on June 13th, but as of the time of this publication, the show was canceled. The promoter of the concert, Earshot Entertainment, and the…

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Added by DJ Trends on December 31, 2013 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

Vybz Kartel & Shawn Storm Appeal: Judge Decline To Hear New Evidence

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Vybz Kartel appeal is moving forward but on Thursday his legal team hit a small snag when a judge declined to hear fresh evidence.

Lawyers representing Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones were back in court thursday for…

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Added by omar on May 18, 2018 at 8:30am — No Comments

#RIP, Sean Paul Announces His Father's DEATH

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Sean Paul has confirmed that his father, Garth Henriques, has died.

The International reggae/dancehall star announced on Instagram moments ago that his father died on Thursday (May 24). In a statement issued to the media, Sean Paul thanked the doctors and nurses at the University Hospital of the West Indies…

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Added by Mico on April 12, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

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