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Lisa Hanna gets death threats

THE police say they are now investigating vicious death threats made on social media against parliamentarian Lisa Hanna after she called for recordings of incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel and other murder convicts to be banned from the airwaves. Head of the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Branch, Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers, told […]

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KipRich, Benji Hype get buzz for reggae song

Dancehall star KipRich has teamed up with the talented artiste Benji Hype to record a new reggae single called ‘My Loss’. The single is fast becoming a favourite among women, who feel that they are being undervalued by men in their relationships. “The feedback from the streets has been great. Foota Hype drop the song […]

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Lisa Hanna reports social media threats

Member of Parliament for South East St Ann, Lisa Hanna, has taken online threats made against her life very seriously, and reported her concerns to the police who have launched an investigation. Social media users have been hurling threats at Hanna following comments she made during a recent radio interview, calling for authorities to discuss […]

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YVAs disappointed with Nesbeth

“It’s disappointing” is how the organizer of the YVAs is responding after entertainer Nesbeth questioned their authenticity. On Saturday, Nesbeth made headlines when he stormed out of the YVAs after his infectious hit “My Dream” lost to Vybz Kartel’s “Fever” to win the title Favorite Local Chart Topping Song of the year. Karen Clarke, CEO […]

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Chronixx for Jimmy Fallon

Chronixx is set to make his return to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. The roots reggae singer, who made his first appearance almost two years ago, is slated to perform live on Friday, February 24. Chonixx’s debut appearance with Jimmy Fallon in 2014 saw him performing “Here Comes Trouble”, which registered some 12,000 downloads. […]

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LISA HANNA WANTS KARTEL’S MUSIC BANNED FROM THE AIRWAVES

Opposition Spokesperson on Youth and Culture, Lisa Hanna, believes Vybz Kartel’s music should be banned from public airwaves, as he’s a convicted murderer. Ms. Hanna disclosed her view in an interview last evening on Nationwide @5, responding to a question from Cliff Hughes. Vybz Kartel, who’s real name is Adijah Palmer, is serving a life […]

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‘Fix the economy and stop try fix music’ – PM slammed for attack on dancehall

Following his rebuke of aspects of Jamaica’s popular culture, particularly dancehall, Prime Minister Andrew Holness is being told to focus on fixing the many ills of the country. “Fix the lack of jobs, debt to GDP ratio, crime, the fact that police are quitting more than joining. Fix the economy and stop try fix music,” […]

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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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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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