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at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles, California earlier this evening, Stephen Marley’s “Mind Control (Acoustic)” won the 2010 Grammy award for Best Reggae Album.
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Portmore Empire leader and record company CEO Adidja "Vybz Kartel" Palmer issued the following statement in the wake of Kim 'Gaza Kim' Hamilton's decision to leave the Empire after her alleged assault at the hands of four men she claims to be affiliated with the Portmore Empire. The statement is as follows:
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Rastafarian dancehall / reggae star, Sizzla, was taken into custody yesterday evening by the August Town police, after shots were allegedly fired in the vicinity of his residence in that community. Sizzla’s hands were reportedly swabbed (for gunpowder residue) and samples sent to a Government laboratory in order to determine whether or not he had fired a weapon recently. It seems likely that he will… Continue
Here is what Mr Vegas had to say on his websiteblog
the plot has thickened in Buju Banton’s conspiracy to distribute cocaine case. According to court papers that were filed today in Tampa, Florida, Banton’s defense team may use an entrapment defense. According to Wikipedia, in criminal law, entrapment is when a law enforcement agent induces a person to commit an offense which the person would otherwise have been unlikely to commit.
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As another wonderful way to raise funds for Haiti relief, Rihanna has recorded a cover of Bob Marley's "Redemption Song," (which she first performed in 2006) as part of Oprah Winfrey's hour-long special covering the tragic earthquake that has crippled the country.
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It was after 3 a.m. on Sunday morning when a disgruntled Elephant Man, after having his set cut short by police officers, unapologetically announced that fellow deejay and unscheduled performer Beenie Man had "mashed up" the Coca-Cola Presents Sean Kingston in Concert.
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International Grammy-winning reggae superstar Beenie Man has responded to the plea of multi-platinum, Grammy-winning musician, and humanitarian Wyclef Jean whose native country experienced its worst national disaster for over 200 years on Tuesday of this week. Beenie Man has pledged to lend his artistic skills to help raise funds directed towards any humanitarian and fund-raising efforts to help the people of… Continue
It's official. Beenie's back. The Grammy-winning deejay showed why he is still a force to reckon with in the dancehall game scoring the first number one for 2010 with his ultra-popular Woman a Call Mi hit. The song soared to #1 on the FiWi Choice Top Ten this week, and is also the #1 on the ER Top ten charts which airs on TVJ every Friday.
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2009 was a great year for many dancehall acts, but when veteran Deejay Rodney Pryce, also known as Bounty Killer, called himself 'plaza' on Sting in reference to being the creator of both the Gully and the Gaza, he closed off what was arguably the worst year in his career. With no definite hits, and misguided aims at his musical son and former protégé Adijah 'Vybz Kartel' Palmer, 'Plaza', as he prefers… Continue
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