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Signing To Corporate Brands Is No Sell Out - I Octane

Reggae artiste I-Octane believes artistes should not shy away from merging their talents with Corporate companies, as this is by no means a 'sell-out' move.

The artiste pointed to acts like Drake and Rihanna who…


Added by Mad a road on March 13, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments

Sean Paul Defends Dancehall Calling Out Drake And Justin Bieber

Sean Paul has come out swinging against pop stars Justin Bieber and Drake, chastising them for using Jamaican music without giving credit.

“It is a sore point when people like Drake or Bieber or other artistes…


Added by Mad a road on September 7, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Beenie Man Cancels OVO Festival Performance After Contracting Zika Virus

Beenie Man canceled his Saturday night performance at Toronto's OVO Fest, with the reggae star saying he was denied a Canadian visa after contracting the Zika virus.

Beenie Man also shared an Instagram…


Added by Mad a road on July 30, 2016 at 6:30am — No Comments

Dancehall Is Pop Now, But We Can’t Let Pop Stars Steal Dancehall

If you turn on the radio, you’ll still be able to catch the infamous, minimal and digitally-induced bassline that made its debut five months ago. Paired beneath a melody dotted with hollow, echoing synths that introduce the Patois Rihanna weaves in and out of, there’s no doubt that the production of…


Added by Mad a road on July 27, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

Mr Vegas Responds After Popcaan Defends Drake " I'm Fighting For Dancehall "

Following Popcaan's response to Mr Vegas' decision to call out international rapper Drake for being a ''fake supporter'' of dancehall music, Vegas has come out defending his actions, stating that he was not looking to fight another man's battle, but was simply advocating for the…


Added by Mad a road on May 25, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

[Video] Popcaan Defends Drake. Tells Mr Vegas To Stay Out Of Unruly Business

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After Dancehall artist Mr Vegas posted a video on social media calling out rapper Drake for being Fake about his love and respect for Dancehall…


Added by Mad a road on May 22, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

[Video] Beenie Man Talks About Controlla, Issues With Popcaan & His Album Release + More

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Beenie Man Talks About Controlla from Drake's new Album 'Views' , Issues With Popcaan & His Album Release. …


Added by Mad a road on May 17, 2016 at 11:17am — No Comments

[Video] Serani Talks Drake Sample, Segregation In Dancehall, Dancehall Needing New Headliners +More

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Serani talks Drake sample, Segregation in dancehall, Konshens being a victim because of the segregation,  Dancehall needing new…


Added by Mad a road on May 9, 2016 at 12:30am — No Comments

Beenie Man Talks With Billboard About Drake's 'Controlla' Sample: 'Dancehall Is a Culture Everybody Wants To Be Part Of', New Album +More

Among the myriad R&B samples that appear on Drake's fourth studio offering Views -- ranging from Ray J's "One Wish" to Mary J Blige's "Mary's Joint" -- one standout cameo comes from dancehall legend Beenie…


Added by Mad a road on May 4, 2016 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Rihanna - 'Work' ft. Drake | Official Music Video |

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Rihanna releases the official music video for the DANCEHALL track 'Work' featuring Drake . The track is the lead single off her…


Added by Mad a road on February 22, 2016 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Rihanna's New Track "Work" Is Just the Beginning Of A Dancehall Revolution - Esquire Magazine

American pop listeners have a tumultuous relationship with Caribbean music, and particularly dancehall. Our interest runs on an unpredictable cycle that spins from obsession to complete disinterest in the span of a few singles. Look at…


Added by Mad a road on January 27, 2016 at 11:30pm — No Comments

[Video] Chromatic Sound : The Ultimate Sound | Mini-Documentary x The FADER |

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Chromatic Sound is the party-crushing, killer mix-making, five-deep Kingston crew that counts Skrillex, Diplo, and Drake as…


Added by Mad a road on July 17, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Popcaan - "Unruly Prayer" [Official Music Video]

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Brand new music video from the unruly boss Popcaan - "Unruly Prayer"  . Track produced by Dinearo . Video features cameo from Drake and the OVO…


Added by Mad a road on May 15, 2015 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

Drake Thinking About Recording Full 'Reggae' Album

Canadian rapper Drake recently revealed that he is exploring the option of dropping a Reggae album, which he may start working on at the end of his European tour.  Drake appeared on the Canadian network MuchMusic, where he broke the news during an interview with T. RexXx on the Hip-Hop show Rap City.

"I wanna do something for Jamaica, because we are supposed to go out there and record after the…


Added by Mad a road on January 26, 2011 at 10:15pm — No Comments

Drake Donated $2 Million (JA) To Help Mavado Build Learning Center

Singjay Mavado and international superstar Drake are in the midst of building a learning center in Cassava Piece.

When THE WEEKEND STAR spoke with Mavado's manager Julian Jones-Griffith he explained that two weeks ago Drake donated US$25,000 (JA$2.15 million) towards the building of the library. The popular rapper shot the video for his latest single Find Our Love in Jamaica in April. The… Continue

Added by Mad a road on June 30, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

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