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Vybz Kartel

Youth ‘Vybz’ Awards at Indoor Sports Centre – Five wins for Kartel at 2017 Youth View Awards

Deejay Vybz Kartel’s continued output even while incarcerated for murder has yielded him five wins in the 2017 Youth View Awards (YVA), held on Saturday at the National Indoor Sports Centre, Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew. He nabbed solo wins for Male Local Artiste of the Year, Dancehall Artiste, Hottest Summer Song Fever, and Local […]

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Alkaline

Red Stripe sticks by Champion Boy – Will not pull Premier League advertisement with Alkaline

Red Stripe is sticking with dancehall star Alkaline’s Champion Boy radio advertising campaign for the alcoholic beverage company’s Red Stripe Premier League (RSPL) 2016-17 season, despite the artiste being held and questioned in a murder investigation. Alkaline was released from police custody last Monday following a court order that the police either release or charge […]

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Promoter blocked from suing Dominica in Tommy Lee affair

Cabral Douglas, a Dominican music promoter, has been blocked from suing his country over the Tommy Lee affair. Douglas, who is the son of former prime minister Rosie Douglas, had contracted with Heavy D Promotions Limited for Tommy Lee Sparta to perform at his privately owned entertainment venue in Dominica to mark the opening of […]

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Chronixx to make second Tonight Show stop

Reggae singer Chronixx is set to appear on American network NBC ’s The Tonight Show on Friday, February 24. This would mark the second time the 25-year-old, who is widely regarded as the forerunner of the reggae revival movement, would be appearing on the late night talk show with the host Jimmy Fallon. In 2014, […]

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He’s a ‘big deal’ – Chris Martin launches debut album

Christopher Martin is happy with his growth as a professional artiste. The singer, who won the Digicel Rising Stars competition in 2005, was speaking at the launch of his debut album, Big Deal, at the Spanish Court Hotel, where he revealed that after 12 years in the business, he is grateful for the opportunities he […]

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Don’t buy my stolen computer – Anju Blaxx

Dancehall producer Anju Blaxx is warning persons against purchasing a Mac computer from persons who cannot provide sufficient proof of ownership. Anju Blaxx’s car was broken into on Perkins Boulevard, St Andrew, recently, and the computer was stolen. The producer said the computer has thousands of important files stored on its hard drives and he […]

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Marvin drops beastly act for Nickeisha — Dancer plans special Valentine’s Day for his lover

Popular dancer Marvin The Beast and his spouse Dancehall Queen Nickeisha were not supposed to spend Valentine’s Day together, since Nickeisha was expected to perform in England tonight. However, following the postponement of two of her events, she returned to the island yesterday to spend the special day with her lover, the self-proclaimed dancehall beast. […]

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Alkaline

Alkaline happy for release

Alkaline’s lawyer Peter Champagnie said that his client was relieved after being released from police custody yesterday afternoon. Alkaline, whose real name is Earlan Bartley, had been in custody since last Thursday, and was questioned by investigators in relation to a murder probe. “He is relieved because he is an entertainer, and he has a […]

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Nicki Minaj, Spice Collab Coming?

A collaboration between dancehall artiste Spice and rapper Nicki Minaj could be on the horizons, this after Minaj publicly endorsed Spice’s remix of her popular song, ‘Indicator’, dubbing the ‘Queen of the Stage’ as the female Vybz Kartel. When contacted, Spice told The STAR that landing a collab with the internationally acclaimed rapper would be […]

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Entertainers divided on ‘organ selling’ rumours

A few entertainers seem to have bought into stories being disseminated on social media regarding the reason for the spike in number of women being killed across the island. A voice note which began circulating earlier this week, claimed the women were being murdered as part of an organ donation scheme, where their organs are […]

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