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Vybz Kartel’s brother-in-law working to get big break

Up-and-coming recording artiste Frass Hill is the brother of Vybz Kartel’s babymother, ‘Shorty’, and was poised to join Vybz Kartel’s Gaza camp before the World Boss’ incarceration. But that was not to be. Frass Hill has since received a record deal from overseas-based record label Sophia B Records and is now set to make it […]

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Farewell, Frankie Paul

On Saturday, singer Paul ‘Frankie Paul’ Blake was buried, after a service of thanksgiving for his like at the Olson Memorial Church of God on Hope Road, St Andrew. Members of the music industry to pay their final respect, mostly in song.

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Charly Black humbled by international achievements

Following his historic appearance on the Wendy Williams Show last week, dancehall artiste Charly Black continues his impressive international run. The entertainer was one of two Jamaicans who performed at the recently concluded Summer Jam Festival in New Jersey. The entertainer told THE WEEKEND STAR that it was his first time performing at the event […]

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Sample clearance delays Chronixx release — Chronology out worldwide on July 7

‘Chronology’ out worldwide on July 7 Chronixx’s debut album, ‘Chronology’, will be released on July 7 instead of June 30 as originally planned. At a listening event for the 16-track set (including bonus track ‘I Know Love’) at Anchor Studios, Windsor Avenue, in St Andrew, on Wednesday evening, he played the entire set for a […]

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Khago considers Muslim faith

Dancehall artiste Khago, who recently cut his locks, is now sporting a beard and revealed to THE WEEKEND STAR yesterday that he has been studying the Muslim faith. He said that he used his time away from the mainstream to do some self-searching. “There is no need to be afraid of Muslims because at the […]

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Konshens wants international dancehall dominance

Dancehall artiste Konshens has opined that the dancehall culture needs to be more than just a trend on the international scene. “We just need more dancehall artistes out in the forefront at the same time. Mi think the break too long between when we get a successful dancehall artiste,” Konshens said. The artiste is today […]

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Konshens soars with new record deal

Dancehall artiste Konshens recently signed a record deal with major US label Empire Records, a deal which is already bearing fruit. Known for songs like Winner and Bruck Off Yu Back, Konshens told THE STAR yesterday that his management team and Empire have been working assiduously to cement his brand in the international market. “They have been making the right […]

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No Kartel for Jamaica 55 celebrations

Despite an initiative to have inmates perform during Jamaica 55 celebrations, indications are that incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel won’t be among those displaying their talents. Minister of State in the Ministry of National Security, Senator Pearnel Charles Jr, says at the moment the convicted dancehall entertainer is unlikely to be among those allowed to grace […]

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Bolt to feature in Pro Evolution Soccer 2018

He will officially hang up his spikes after the 2017 World Championship in August but track and field superstar Usain Bolt will not be slowing down anytime soon. Bolt took to his official Instagram page toady to announce that come September, he will be a character in the latest version of Pro Evolution Soccer. “Anything […]

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Grange to give update on Bolt statue

Amid an Internet firestorm of controversy surrounding a statue, said to be that of Usain Bolt, Sports Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange is set to update the nation on the progress being made on the showpiece. Grange has already dismissed as ‘false news’, an image being circulated on social media. “Don’t be fooled by false reporting. […]

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