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Popcaan gets US Work Permit

POPCAAN is billed to make his debut performance in United States this summer. According to energy drink Red Bull’s website, the dancehall deejay is one of several acts who will be performing at the indoor sound clash dubbed Red Bull Culture Clash at Windsor 787 in Atlanta, Georgia, on August 25. Popcaan, part of the […]

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Jahmiel Hits VH1, Gears Up For Reggae Sumfest

Reggae/dancehall artiste Jahmiel hits American cable television network VH1 with his single, Strongest Soldier. Currently garnering a lot of views via his Vevo account and major radio spins worldwide, Jahmiel has been able to secure his video on VH1 for an international audience to view. This is not the first time Jahmiel received international television […]

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Sean Paul Gets Second Teen Choice Awards Nomination

International dancehall star Sean Paul continues to reap success for his work in 2016, with the recent announcement of his second Teen Choice Awards nomination. His collaboration – Clean Bandit’s hit single, Rockabye, (which also featured Anne-Marie), earned the artiste a nomination in the category of Choice Electronic/Dance Song. Sean Paul also nabbed a Teen […]

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Chronixx’s Chronology Debuts At Number One

As expected, after topping the iTunes Reggae Albums Chart last week, Chronixx’s Chronology album has now entered the Billboard reggae albums listing at the peak position for the ranking up to July 29, 2017. This puts last week’s top ranked Know No Better EP (Major Lazer) down to the second spot, with this week’s number […]

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Sean Paul gets second Teen Choice Award nomination

International dancehall superstar Sean Paul continues to reap success for his work in 2016, with the recent announcement of his second Teen Choice Awards nomination. His collaboration Clean Bandit’s hit single Rockabye, which also featured Anne-Marie earned the artiste a nomination in the category of Choice Electronic/Dance Song. In 2016, Sean Paul nabbed a Teen […]

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Rising Stars alum DJ Face now a registered nurse

Dancehall artiste DJ Face is now a registered nurse in the US. According to the deejay who placed fourth in Digicel Rising Stars in 2005, she enrolled in the New York Institute for Nursing because it is important to have a backup plan. “I always had it as my second choice and so I decided […]

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ZJ Sparks to take legal action against website – Online store making big bucks illegally using DJ’s image

Female disc jock ZJ Sparks is the victim of a copyright infringement, as an image of her has surfaced on numerous merchandise being sold online. Sparks told THE STAR that T-shirts, hoodies, cups, phone cases and baby clothing bearing a single image of her have been raking in big bucks on the website, Spreadshirt.com. Checks […]

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Chronology stays on top itunes chart

Samory I, Rory Stone Love in fourth with ‘Black Gold’ Occasionally – very occasionally – an album tops the Bob Marley and the Wailer’s ‘Legend’ pair (remastered and deluxe editions) at the apex of the top-selling iTunes reggae albums. When that happens, in short order, the balance of the music world is righted and the […]

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Sumfest boosts MoBay

A whopping US$5 million is estimated to be in circulation in Montego Bay by the time Reggae Sumfest, the week-long music festival, climaxes this weekend. That’s the view of head of the event, Josef Bogdanovich. “The event will be better than ever,” he told the Jamaica Observer yesterday ahead of the opening event, a beach […]

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Sean Kingston buys House, Benz in JA

Jamaican-born pop star Sean Kingston has purchased a house and a new Mercedes Benz in Jamaica ahead of his Sumfest performance this week. According to the singer, who spoke to The STAR while unveiling his house in Norbrook, houses are good investments, especially since he has been making several trips to Jamaica in recent times. […]

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