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Serani sings for the ladies.

Off the scene for more than a year, Serani returns with a song dedicated to the ladies. The self-produced single, Wait Till I Touch You, is released on the singer’s Rockstone Media label. “My motivation for this song was directly based on turning on all females. I wanted it to be used by men as […]

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Popcaan’s Good Times added to MTV playlist

‘Good Times’ recorded by dancehall artiste Popcaan and controversial American rapper Young Thug, has been added to UK’s MTV playlist. The song, which was produced by UK-based producer Jamie XX, currently has more than three million views on Jamie XX’s YouTube page and has received positive reviews. The video features cameos from both Popcaan and […]

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Beenie Man

Beenie Man removed from International Reggae Festival because of Homophobic past.

The organisers of the international reggae festival Raggamuffin have removed the “King Of The Dancehall” Beenie Man from its 2016 line-up, The STAR understands. Raggamuffin Music Festival is an annual event that tours Australia and New Zealand and usually includes popular reggae, hip-hip, funk, dub and soul acts. Beenie Man was removed following concerns raised […]

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Protoje gets near $1 million contract from Tourism Ministry

Reggae singer Protoje won a contract from the Ministry of Tourism to promote Jamaica in the BRIC territories, latest government documents reveal. It represents a win for Protoje as Government rarely contracts reggae artistes in such a capacity. The contract valued at $920,000 with contractor Oje Ollivierre (aka. Protoje) aims to spread and promote the […]

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Sagitarr severs ties with Daseca!

The contract between fast-rising dancehall artiste Sagitarr and Daseca productions has been terminated, ending an almost three- year partnership. Though the decision to part ways was by mutual agreement, Sagitarr said he had initiated the split. In a statement released to THE weekend STAR, the So Fast So Speedy singer explained he decided to part […]

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Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt loses out on male athlete of the year

Despite winning the prestigious title five times previously, in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2013 Jamaica’s sprint sensation Usain Bolt was beaten in the race for male athlete of the year. The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) announced USA’s Ashton Eaton and Ethiopia’s Genzebe Dibaba as the male and female IAAF World Athletes of […]

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Frankie Paul

Frankie Paul for Sting

A performance by iconic reggae singer Frankie Paul has not been witnessed in Jamaica for quite sometime. Sting 2015 is presenting the very rare opportunity to see the legendary singer. The Jamworld audience can look forward to oldies party anthems such as: Cassanova, Worries In The Dance, I Know The Score and Sarah, among others. […]

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J Capri

J Capri showing signs of improvement!

THE family of J Capri said the singjay is showing signs of improvement though she remains in an induced coma. J Capri, whose given name is Jordan Phillips, is currently at the University Hospital of the West Indies. She was admitted there following an early-morning auto accident along Barbican Road in St Andrew Sunday. Speaking […]

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Alkaline’s eyeballs NOT infected!

A representative for Alkaline is dismissing reports that dancehall deejay’s eyes are infected. Reports circulating on the net are that, Alkaline is going blind as a result of his eye tattoos which allegedly cause the deejay’s eyeballs to be infected. However, checks made by Music News reveal that the claims are untrue. According to a […]

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Beenie Man2

Beenie Man’s Paris show cancelled

The recent bombings and shootings in France have forced concert promoters in that country to cancel their events. King of the dancehall Beenie Man, who is currently on a European tour, had his show in Paris, France cancelled. On the weekend, Beenie Man via Instagram posted a video while in Germany explaining to fans that […]

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