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A federal judge again has changed the trial date for Grammy-nominated reggae singer Buju Banton without giving a reason.
Banton's trial on drug charges originally was scheduled for April 19, the date Banton requested. But 11 days before the trial was set to start, U.S. District Judge James Moody moved it to June 21.
The defense objected,…Continue
The skillful Wyclef Refugee All-Star Sound (WRAS) is taking to Europe again. This time the sound is touring featuring Dancehall Reggae recording artist Bugle. This package is aptly titled “STAR POWER EUROPEAN TOUR 2010. With a new website launching shortly; the sound’s focus in Europe is to revisit markets they’ve…Continue
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Even though the top of the Billboard 200 is ruled by the "Glee" kids and the Stones, there's a few other new hip-hop and R&B releases making moves -- including Nas and Damian Marley's latest collabo, Janelle Monae, and Reflection Eternal.
In at no. 5 is Distant Relatives, the collaborative effort between Nas and Damian Marley, moving 57,000 copies. It's the second top 10…Continue
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Oneil Edwards member of dancehall group Voicemail passed away today in the hospital after being shot 5 time over a week ago in what was said to be a robbery. condolences to his friends and family…Continue
KINGSTON (Reuters) – Jamaica declared a state of emergency in two parishes of its capital Kingston on Sunday after shooting and firebomb attacks on police stations by suspected supporters of an alleged drug lord who faces extradition to the United States.
"A state of public emergency,…
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Usain Bolt as been nominated for sportsman of the year along side Carmelo Anthony , Kobe Bryant , LeBron James and Tiger Woods. The BET Awards will be hosted by Queen Latifah and take place on June 27th in Los…Continue
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This seasons’ top designers like Blumarine and Christian Louboutin are showing collections with clear Rastafarian influences. This little Island obviously has a cultural identity that is iconic enough to pierce the ultra exclusive upper echelons of the fashion realm.…
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News reports indicate that the house of dancehall deejay Mad Cobra, in Portmore, St. Catherine, was attacked and sprayed with bullets late last night. The deejay was at home at the time, but was not injured during the incident. There is speculation that last night’s attack is related to the incident last week, where Cobra was shot and injured by unknown assailants who were…Continue
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Dancehall artist Reanno Gordon better known as Busy Signal has taken his creative genius to another level with the launch of the Busy Signal Turf Gear T-Shirt Line.According to the Busy Signal Turf Gear facebook fan page: “Busy Signal Turf Gear is authentic Jamaican street gear with world class style. The brand… Continue
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Because the Jamaican music industry is so singles-oriented, artists there record with near-manic frequency. So when reggae singer Gyptian voiced a love song for New York-based producer Ricky Blaze in 2009, he kept it moving: On to the next rhythm. More than a year later, though, the tune came back to haunt him in the best possible way. "Hold Yuh"…Continue
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Reggae artist Mad Cobra was shot and injured today. Sources told one876 that the deejay was admitted to the Spanish Town Hospital an hour or so ago and was suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest.
"Cobra came in with what I believe was a gunshot wound to the chest, he was bleeding…
The magic of Disney meets the magical isle of Jamaica, as Walt Disney Records readies an album of classic Disney songs newly recorded by a cross-section of top reggae musicians. The Disney Reggae Club features songs from immortal Disney animated films – from "The Little Mermaid" to "Jungle… Continue
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Oneil Edwards, one-third of the popular dancehall group, Voicemail, was reportedly shot multiple times at the gate to his house in Duhaney Park, Kingston, early this morning, and is now undergoing critical surgery at the Kingston Public Hospital. Unconfirmed reports indicate that robbery was the motive, and…Continue
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