Omar's Blog – March 2016 Archive (7)

Reggae Icon Toots Hibbert Settles $20 Million Lawsuit

Toots cancels tour {VIDEOS} Toots Hibbert Injured By Bottle Thrown During Concert Reggae Icon Toots Hibbert Settles $20 Million Lawsuit

The reggae pioneer filed the lawsuit last year against Venture Richmond, the organizers of the Dominion Riverrock festival, a reggae indoor concert in Richmond Virginia.

During a performance at the venue in 2013, the 73-year-old reggae star was hit in his head with a…

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Added by omar on March 19, 2016 at 12:00pm — No Comments

QQ swindled out of $3.8Mil

The Bank of America is expected to launch an investigation after dancehall deejay QQ was defrauded out of US$32,000 ($3.8mill).

QQ’s father GQ says the deejay went to the United States to celebrate his birthday on March 9. However, the celebrations were cut short when QQ tried to use his Bank of America card at an ATM machine in New York.

GQ further…

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Added by omar on March 15, 2016 at 7:00am — No Comments

London club forced to ban Dancehall…

Dice Bar in Croydon is having its licence reviewed by the local council and has allegedly been told by the police that it must not play bashment music as it is 'unacceptable'

  • Roy Seda, owner of Dice Bar in south London, came forward about the ban
  • Said he had to ask DJs to sign contract promising not to play the genre
  • Bashment is an uptempo music style derived from reggae …
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Added by omar on March 15, 2016 at 6:46am — No Comments

Chi Ching Ching - Roast or Fry (Breadfruit) [ Official Music Video ]

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Chi Ching Ching shares the official visual for his track "Roast or Fry (Breadfruit)" . Track is ProducedBy Jamie Roberts For YVP on the "Wicked Wicked Riddim" …

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Added by omar on March 12, 2016 at 7:10pm — No Comments

Beenie Man Calls Out Mavado On Instagram “Where Is Your Grammy”

Beenie Man and Mavado beef is nowhere near over. The self-proclaim king of the dancehall and the Gully Gad have been feuding since last year.



In the latest round of disses, Beenie Man took to his Instagram page to take a few shots at Mavado.

“Nuff man inn a the Big League yes, but nuff a dem never win the league yet or carry home the trophy or…

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Added by omar on March 9, 2016 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Sizzla New Album ‘876’ Debut On Billboard

Sizzla New Album ‘876’ Debut On Billboard

Sizzla Kalonji new album “876” debut at No. 3 on Billboard Reggae chart. This marks the reggae icon’s 26th entry on Billboard and his highest charting project to date.


The 13-track project saw production credits going to Vychalle ‘Kid’ Singh, Sheldon ‘Calibud’ Stewart, Jason ‘J-Vibe’ Farmer, and Robert ‘Bobby Digital’ Dixon.…

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Added by omar on March 9, 2016 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Konshens Donates Water To Flint Michigan

Konshens Donates Water To Flint Michigan

Konshens is one of the few local Jamaican artists to step up and help Flint, Michigan.



The dancehall deejay has teamed up with Irie Jam Radio in New York to donate 100 cases of bottled water to the city that is suffering from tainted water caused by aging pipes.

“I think many people making small donations like mine will really make a…

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Added by omar on March 8, 2016 at 11:10pm — No Comments

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