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Ninja Man back behind bars

Popular entertainer Ninja Man is back in custody. Ninja Man, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, had his bail revoked by Justice Martin Gayle yesterday at the end of day one of his long-delayed murder trial in the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston. Ballentine was arrested and charged in 2009 along with his son, […]

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Vershon targets Latin market with ‘Te Amo’

Dancehall singjay Vershon is aiming to make major moves with the ice cream-smooth single, Te Amo which appears to be geared at the lucrative Latin American market. “I am currently working on a number of projects with an emphasis on Te Amo because of the feedback we have been getting. Right now, we will be […]

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Masicka has the Energy

Genahsyde Records artiste Masicka is basking in the success of his latest single Energy , which has racked up more than 70,000 views since its release on Wednesday. “You know you have to watch the energy; the idea for the song came from that slang. Ah we say natural energy, small circle, link large, so […]

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Jesse Royal tops Billboard chart

JESSE Royal tops this week’s Billboard Reggae album chart with his debut effort Lily of Da Valley. The 14-track set was released on October 6 by Easy Star Records. “I am definitely feeling highly inspired and honoured. A lot of hard work went into this project and the reality is, I don’t make music for […]

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Rvssian goes Spanish – new releases top 500 million YouTube views

Tarik ‘Rvssian’ Johnston has already earned two platinum records, establishing himself as a formidable dancehall and rap producer. More recently, the Jamaican has crossed over into more international spaces, particularly targeting Spanish-speaking audiences. In August, Rvssian stepped into the limelight by releasing two singles of his own. First, the producer/artiste dropped the music video for […]

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Eminem slams Trump in video, calls him racist

Eminem has unleashed a profane lyrical tirade against President Donald Trump saying he “came to stomp” and taking aim at Trump’s Twitter habits, policy, appearance and supporters. The rapper on Tuesday unveiled The Storm, a 4 1/2-minute freestyle rap video recorded Friday in a Detroit parking garage that aired as part of BET’s Hip Hop […]

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Jahmiel joins Chronixx’s Chronology tour

Young reggae artiste Jahmiel’s career continues on an upward trajectory as the singer prepares to join Chronixx on the Caribbean leg of his Chronology tour. Known for singles like Gain The World, Strongest Soldier, and True Colours, the singer will share the stage with Chronixx on November 25 in Grenada. It is Jahmiel’s hope that […]

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Bugle collabs with Popcaan

Reggae artiste Bugle has landed a collaboration with dancehall artiste Popcaan. The single, titled Live, Love, Laugh, was produced by Bugle’s An9ted Imprint and is slated for an official release in a few days. In a release sent to THE WEEKEND STAR, Bugle said the song was a previously recorded track that he recently revisited […]

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Charly Black added to Jay Z’s Tidal concert

Internationally acclaimed dancehall artiste Charly Black is looking forward to performing at Jay Z’s Tidal X: Brooklyn concert set for October 17. The entertainer told THE STAR that although he has a busy schedule, he could not pass up the opportunity as he not only sees it as another chance to showcase Jamaica on a […]

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Bolt statue to be unveiled during Heritage Week

The Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, has announced that the unveiling of the statue of Usain Bolt will take place on Friday, October 13, at the National Stadium. In a release sent to THE WEEKEND STAR, Grange said the unveiling will follow a reception in honour of the track and […]

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