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Sumfest promises safe Alkaline performance – Deejay’s team to make up for cancelled London show

Alkaline is due to perform at Reggae Sumfest later this year, and the organisers have sought to reassure the public that the incidents that marred both the show in the United Kingdom and Magnum New Rules back in March will not happen at the internationally acclaimed event. Robert Russell told THE WEEKEND STAR that he […]

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Cops charged with firing guns at dance

The Independent Commission of Investigations (INDECOM) has charged two Clarendon-based policemen with firing their guns recklessly at a dance three years ago. Constables Orlando Rowe and Michael Rowe are charged with discharging a firearm within 40 feet of a public thoroughfare. When they appeared before the Clarendon Parish Court before Parish Judge Anmarie Nembhard yesterday, […]

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Richie Loop fills cup with EDM

SINGJAY Richie Loop has moved into electronic dance music (EDM). His latest joint is Pull Up featuring 2WinBeam.In an interview with Jamaica Observer, he explained his decision to venture outside of dancehall and reggae. “I’ve been doing EDM almost three years now. At the time I found EDM to be an interesting mix of dancehall […]

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Fans show their support at Alka-Vybz

Fans of dancehall kingpins Vybz Kartel and Alkaline came out to support their favourite artistes at the third staging of Alka-Vybz which was held at Sabina Park in Kingston, recently. Patrons were split between Gaza and Vendetta music and so too the selectors, as their juggling sided to a particular artiste. The musical presentations, were […]

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Kartel’s song belongs to me – producer Elvis Redwood

Record producer Elvis Redwood has cleared the air on allegations that he wrongfully recorded Shenseea on Vybz Kartel’s song, Loodi. According to the producer, who released a video about the incident, the song belongs to him, therefore he is free to add an artiste to the project if he sees it fit. He also took […]

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No illegal recordings in prison – Montague

The days of songs being illegally recorded in prison are over. According to Robert Montague, the Department of Correctional Services has “stopped the recording of songs illegally”. Montague, who is Jamaica’s minister of national security, made the comment in the House of Representatives today. His comments come amid a firestorm over a song which sees […]

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Shenseea made Kartel’s song better – Romeich

Shenseea’s manager, Romeich Major, says he is prepared to endure even more bashing from Gaza fans, as he insists the version of the ‘Loodi’ song, which features his artiste Shenseea, is better than the original which only has Vybz Kartel. “The real people that know music will prefer the collab. If me haffi get a […]

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Rvssian inks deal with Universal

Producer Rvssian has inked a new publishing deal with Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG). The founder of Head Concussion Records shared the good news via Instagram. The pic captioned “God is good, new deal alert,” shows Rvssian sitting in front of what appears to be a contract while holding a pen. Rvssian rose to popularity […]

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Alkaline’s UK gig cancelled

AN unruly crowd forced the cancellation of a concert headlined by Jamaican dancehall artiste Alkaline at the O2 Academy Brixton in London, on the weekend. According to an article posted on the Evening Standard’s website, police were called in after fans allegedly tried to gain access inside the sold-out concert venue. The O2 Academy Brixton […]

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MAS MANIA: Gunshots disturb carnival Sunday

The sound of gunfire temporarily slowed down the tempo on Carnival Sunday as the after-party at Heineken Rio was halted for about a half-hour. Police said the shots were fired at the entrance, presumably by armed revellers. It is unclear whether anyone was hurt. Following the incident, several persons left the venue but the majority […]

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