Following this morning’s Not Guilty verdict, imprisoned dancehall star Vybz Kartel had an ear-to-ear grin, but said little in court. Now he has released the following statement. Text After The Jump…
I had the utmost confidence from the outset as I knew I was being used as a scapegoat…
Added by DJ Trends on July 25, 2013 at 7:13am — No Comments
Dancehall heavyweight Vybz Kartel who was accused of arranging the 2011 shooting death of St. Catherine Businessman Barrington Bossy Burton came to an end today after the Supreme Court judge Bryan Sykes turned down the application of the two witness-statements.
According to the investigating…
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British reggae band Steel Pulse has weighed in on the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman case that has sparked racial tension in the United States.
They have re-released their song Put Your Hoodies On (4 Trayvon) to protest last Saturday’s not guilty verdict in favour of 26 year-old…
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After the first week of Vybz Kartel high profile murder trial, the dancehall star and his legal team are optimistic about breaking the case.
During the first week, the prosecution called…Continue
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Notice Productions C.E.O. Wayne Thompson better known as ‘Unga’ is today a much happier man; this following the recent antics of international multi-award winning Pop/R&B princess Rihanna. Antics! which have resulted in a significant spike in online viewership and renewed interest in one of his productions.
Rihanna in a home-made video now gone viral is seen sitting on what…Continue
Added by omar on July 19, 2013 at 3:30am — No Comments
Kartel returns to the Home Circuit court today for day four of his high profile murder trial.
Yesterday Justice Bryan Sykes asked the jury to be absent from court until next Tuesday. Over the next three court dates Sykes will hear arguments from both the prosecution and defense regarding a motion filed by prosecutors to have a…Continue
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Kartel will get his chance to prove his innocence starting on Monday (July 15).
The Home Circuit Court empanelled a 12 member jury a short while ago.
The case is scheduled to begin Monday morning where the prosecution and the defense will give their side of the story and present evidence
The high profile case saw delays four days straight this week for various reasons…Continue
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After a whirlwind breakout year, 'concious' music recording artiste, Chronixx and Zinc Fence Redemption band, will hit the Reggae Sumfest stage on Saturday, July 27. The budding Reggae star is slated to perform on the event's coveted International Night 2 alongside International star Miguel, Grammy award…Continue
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International reggae singer Spanner Banner has a busy summer ahead of him with various slated shows to an upcoming intimate performance at Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records for the "Behind The Screen" series August 13, 2013. However, the artiste is sure to take some…Continue
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As the Dancehall genre enters its biggest battle to date against politicians, bourgeoisie journalists and a seemingly well-established system determined to see to its demise, it has gotten timely reinforcement from a most unlikely source – the incarcerated but definitely not silenced…Continue
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While Snoop Dogg and Eddie Murphy chants Red Light... authorites in jamaica has given veteran dj Ninja Man the Green Light to travel abroad to other Caribbean islands.
The veteran dancehall deejay, who got his passport Tuesday, flew to Trinidad where he’s doing ground work for an upcoming charity…
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Veteran Dancehall female artistes Lady Saw and Macka Diamond are at it again. The feud started a few months back when Lady Saw decided to not share the same flight with Macka Diamond. According to Macka Diamond, Lady Saw requested for the promoter to change the flight as she's not comfortable flying on the same plane with Macka Diamond.…Continue
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Former member of the Gaza empire..Tommy Lee Sparta has launched his own Guzu Musiq label and has already signed three female acts. Tommy Sparta indicated to a news media that though he still endorses the Vybz Kartel led Gaza camp; he created Guzu to help young and upcoming entertainers. Even…Continue
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Weeks after being sworn in as a Justice of the Peace, entertainer Tony Rebel has started his duties signing and stamping official documents.
The veteran reggae singer talks with Music News about the training process and his role.
Gospel Minister, Producer and singer Tommy Cowan was also sworn in recently as a JP.
In addition to…Continue
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Sizzla Kalonji is perhaps one of the most sampled reggae artists of the current generation.
His single “Solid As A Rock” is a classic in its own right and the number of samples will make it one of the greatest reggae singles of all time.
Jay-Z has created…Continue
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A$AP Ferg and Asap Rocky have collaborated on a single called, "Shabba. In the song the rappers pay homage to legendary Jamaican dancehall artist Shabba Ranks, invoking the name on the hook.
Added by omar on July 3, 2013 at 9:49pm — No Comments
The prosecution in the Vybz Kartel murder case disclosed new bizarre details as why they opposed a bail application for the artist in the Home Circuit Court this past Friday.
According to the Prosecution, it was in possession of text messages between Kartel and an unidentified person discussing…
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Dancehall artiste Spice has denied forcing Mansion records' artiste ShakOne out of her collaboration with Mavado on the single called Cheat On Me. According to Spice, she was not told that another artiste was expected to do her part or she would not have agreed…Continue
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Reports are that Judge James Moody Jr. today threw out the gun charge against International Reggae Artiste Buju Banton.
Justice Moody has also ordered the juror Teri Wright, to show why she should not be held in contempt of court after she told a journalist based in South Florida that…
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