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Popcaan, Masicka lead on ‘El Chapo’ rhythm

The streets are talking about the new Notnice Records’ production, ‘El Chapo’ rhythm, that is blowing up all over the Internet. Dancehall artiste Masicka rains down terror with The Right Place, a clinical song that uses clever wordplay to narrate the macho street theatre that dominates newspaper articles and has left the island’s morgues packed […]

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Kartel goes back to prison after being hospitalized.

VYBZ Kartel is back at the Tower Street Adult Correction Centre (formerly General Penitentary) in Kingston after being discharged from The University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on the weekend. The deejay’s attorney, Tom Tavares-Finson, confirmed the development to the Jamaica Observer yesterday. “He went back to the institution over the weekend […]

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QQ comes of age – Child Star serves up strong sexual content

The QQ that Jamaicans know, proclaimed the youngest Jamaican recording artiste next to Dennis Brown, is now a man. He gained recognition at nine years old for social commentary song Poverty and Betta Must Come, which had fairly mature lyrics. The roots-reggae child star’s lyrical style transitioned quickly to more upbeat party dancehall tracks that were supplemented with […]

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Kartel’s lawyers confident ahead of appeal

Valerie Neita-Robertson, one of the attorneys in Vybz Kartel’s murder appeal case, says she has all confidence in the country’s legal system. “We don’t regard the court of appeal as tainted in anyway,” said Robertson. “We have confidence that if we put our arguments properly, we will be listened to and then it will be […]

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Vybz Kartel hospitalised for kidney infection

Yesterday, Adidjah ‘Vybz Kartel’ Palmer was hospitalised. It is understood that the deejay, had been complaining of pains in his side since Wednesday, and, as a result, has been admitted to the University Hospital of the West Indies. “I was informed today by the prison authorities that he would be taken to University Hospital,” the […]

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Give the women a chance — MC Nuffy insists lyrical war between female deejays is good for dancehall

Despite the mixed emotions expressed by fans of both entertainers and members of the dancehall fraternity, followers patiently await Danielle D.I.’s lyrical retort to Ishawna’s diss track, Walking Dead. The feud between the two female dancehall artistes has escalated since D.I. initiated the lyrical battle with the release of Talk Up on September 6. Though the disses […]

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Sean Paul, Shenseea team up on ‘Rolling’

Sean Paul and Shenseea have released a new single Rolling. Shenseea expressed that she is looking forward to the official music video, while Sean Paul had only good things to say about the collaboration. “I was impressed with her from the beginning and to anyone who may doubt her in the least bit, know this: I’ve […]

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Agent Sasco captivates large audience

There wasn’t an empty seat in the house as the third weekly staging of 100 Live got under way at the Hope Road venue last Wednesday night. Hundreds of patrons crammed into the tiny space atop the restaurant’s roof, hoping to secure a good enough spot to catch Agent Sasco in action. Though by the […]

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Mr Vegas plans Irma relief concert

It has been 10 days since Mr Vegas established a GoFundMe profile dedicated to raising US$200,000 (approximately J$26 million) to assist residents of the Caribbean islands affected by Hurricane Irma. However, the donations are slow in coming when compared to other pages dedicated to the same purpose or created in a shorter period of time. […]

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Dem gone too far now – Ninja Man, Bounty bash Danielle D.I., Ishawna feud

Dancehall music has always been known for its melodramatic lyrical clashes between deejays. But the lyrical feud between Danielle D.I. and Ishawna seems to be more than theatrics. In less than 24 hours, Ishawna responded to the Street Bicycle track done by her rival and the original Dancehall Queen Carlene. D.I. sang “Yuh a talk […]

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