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Vybz Kartel

June 3 release for Vybz Kartel’s “King of the Dancehall”

Vybz Kartel may be incarcerated but he’s clearly not silent. The jailed dancehall deejay’s 14 track project titled King of the Dancehall will be launched June 3. Music News understands that the album has all brand new tracks that were recorded before Vybz Kartel’s incarceration. King of the Dancehall features one collab with fellow dancehall […]

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Producer and Recording artiste Stephen Di Genius McGregor has opened up about what led to a split between himself and Vybz Kartel a few years ago. Both Kartel and Di Genius worked together for a number of years producing hit singles, but that relationship later ended and Stephen addressed it while speaking with overseas media. […]

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Spice gets ‘Nasty’ with top US artistes

Female dancehall artiste Spice is again proving that she has what it takes to land big collaborations after a single with her and top hip hop artiste Kid Ink, as well as R&B superstar Jeremih, was released on Thursday. The So Mi Like It hitmaker told THE STAR that she scored the collab after Jeremih […]

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Lady Saw

Lady Saw not returning to Dancehall

Former dancehall artiste, Lady Saw, now known as Marion Hall, is shrugging off rumours that she will be making a return to dancehall after becoming a Christian. The rumours which have been circulating on social media and blogs over the past week speculated that the former queen of dancehall would be returning under her moniker, […]

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Fans tired of Gully Bop, A’mari

Fans tired of Gully Bop, A’mari Social media users are growing increasingly frustrated with up-and-coming artiste, A’mari, aka DJ Mona Lisa, and her antics involving entertainer Gully Bop. The estranged couple is again at the height of discussions on social media following several recent posts made by A’mari in which she not only accused Gully […]

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Gully Bop’s girlfriend A’mari upsets Ninja Man

Recording and later uploading a video of herself showing a used and stained sanitary napkin, Gully Bop’s current girlfriend A’mari has turned the stomachs of several Jamaicans. Following the agreeably distasteful display, Ninja Man has taken it up on himself to cry shame at the viral pair. In an almost 16-minute-long tape posted to social […]

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Tom Cruise tops local charts

British-based entertainer Don AndrE is over the moon as his hit single, Tom Cruise, has topped local charts. The dance song is number one on Richie B’s Jamaica Music Countdown, Hype TV’s VTX chart, Magnum Pree Dis Chart, Stampede Street chart, Flow’s Blacker countdown and blazing up TVJ’s ER top ten and Fiwi Choice charts. […]

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Di Genius talks creating Controlla, Vybz Kartel split, ignored Alkaline claim + more [Audio]

Prolific Jamaican producer talked about Red Bull & Guinness (Mavado “Weh Dem A Do”), establishing Mavado, re-establishing Vybz Kartel, Nelly Futardo almost getting Trippple Bounce riddim (Vybz Kartel “Bicycle”), critics of his hip hop-fused style killing dancehall and feedback from established producers. In this second part, no long talk asks about 2010-2016. While many see […]

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Mad Cobra

Fifth Harmony ‘Flex’ with Mad Cobra.

OLD-SCHOOL deejay Mad Cobra’s gold-selling single, Flex, has been sampled by American girl group Fifth Harmony on their latest single All in My Head (Flex). The song, second from the quintet’s sophomore album 7/27 (Syco/ Epic Records), is due for release tomorrow. Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon, who co-produced Flex with Sly Dunbar, said he gave the […]

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Razor B

Stop blaming dancehall! …Industry insiders respond to Barbados’ Culture Minister

Industry insiders respond to Barbados’ Culture Minister Following statements made by the Minister of Culture in Barbados about dancehall music more than a week ago, several industry insiders have come out in support of the genre stating that dancehall music cannot be blamed for societal ills. Barbados’ Minister of Culture, Stephen Lashley, in addressing a […]

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