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#ReggaeSumfest2016: Chris Martin scores big at Sumfest

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Christopher Martin scored big on Reggae Night of Sumfest here at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. With a balanced blend of showmanship and high quality vocals he seemed incapable of striking a wrong chord. The Big Deal singer, who had the audience eating out of his hand, elicited wild cheers […]

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#ReggaeSumfest2016: Busy Signal delivers versatile set

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Busy Signal gave a versatile performance on Sumfest’s Reggae Night at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. He started out with One More Night, Night Shift, Miss You, Reggae Music Again and others on reggae beats. But, his act later revolved into dancehall as he picked up the tempo and delved […]

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#ReggaeSumfest2016: Sanchez brought the house down

MONTEGO BAY, St James — Reggae singer Sanchez brought the house down with his exceptional vocal skills as Reggae Night of Sumfest got into high gear at the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex. For the greater part of his act, Sanchez had the patrons singing along and dancing as his crisp voice belted out Hallelujah, One in […]

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Don Andre hits back at Spice

Newcomer Don Andre, who recently stepped into the limelight thanks to his popular track Tom Cruise and the accompanying dance move, has snapped back at deejay Spice for comments she made during her performance on stage at Reggae Sumfest on Friday. In a statement, Don Andre called out the artiste — whose given name is […]

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Dancehall Night lives up to billing

THE jury is still out on whether this was the biggest dancehall night ever at Reggae Sumfest. But what is indisputable is that a massive audience turned out on Friday to take in the first of the two live performances at this year’s festival. New festival chairman Josef Bogdanovich called it the biggest ever dancehall […]

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Shyne seeks Vybz Kartel collab

Now in the island, Belizean rapper Shyne hopes to nab a collaboration with tooted King of the Dancehall, Vybz Kartel. According to the rapper, who spoke to THE STAR yesterday, the incarcerated deejay is a highly intelligent recording artiste and he hopes to pay a visit to the ‘Clarks’ singer while in the island. Shyne […]

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US cops arrest Gully Bop – Artiste given US $1,200 bail.

Dancehall entertainer Gully Bop was granted US$1,200 bail when he appeared in the Brooklyn Criminal Court yesterday. When THE WEEKEND STAR spoke to the Brooklyn arraignment clerk regarding the case, she confirmed that a bond had been set but could not give any additional information. Bop, born Robert Lee Malcolm, was arrested by New York police on […]

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Artistes fired up for Sumfest Dancehall Night

With Sumfest Dancehall Night set to heat up Catherine Hall in Montego Bay tonight, THE WEEKEND STAR took the liberty of catching up with some of the top acts before their anticipated showcase at one of reggae’s most celebrated events annually. I-Octane, who has referred to himself as ‘The Closer’, disclosed that he was approached […]

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Darrio was not beaten, viral photo is from a video shoot

Dancehall artiste Darrio is denying claims that have been surfacing online that he was severely beaten and left for dead by a river. These posts were accompanied by a photo that shows a man who appears to have been mauled. A statement from his publicist, Tallisa Taylor, confirmed that Darrio was indeed the person in the photo […]

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Kartel’s Merchandising Company Donates First Of Many Computers To Schools

KARTEL’S MERCHANDISING COMPANY DONATES FIRST OF MANY COMPUTERS TO SCHOOLS Every high school in Kartel’s hometown will benefit Greater Portmore High School has received a computer from Official VK Line. Principal, Ricardo Ross last week accepted on behalf of the school, an HP laptop. The computer was handed over by Shona-Lee S. Thompson, brand manager […]

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