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Voicemail To Split

Rumours have surfaced that dancehall group voicemail is splitting after one member decided to do a name change and both are currently working on separate projects.

Kevin Blair didn’t confirm nor deny the split to Music News but promised to send a press release next week. He is scheduled to release his first…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:11pm — No Comments

Scammers target Masicka - Use fake Facebook, Twitter accounts to rob promoters

Dancehall deejay Masicka is warning that there are unscrupulous persons seeking to cash in on his success by setting up fake Facebook and Twitter pages.

The scam artists have reportedly stepped up their activities since his Heaven single became a big hit at events in the Corporate Area.…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Sizzla bashes gays at MVP series

Whenever he touches the stage, expect him to stir up trouble with his words. On Friday night, it was no different.

Patrons who attended part 2 of the MVP series, held at Pulse headquarters, Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, St Andrew, came out to see one person, dancehall artiste Sizzla, so their patience was…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Europe in the summer

Europe is the bubbling epicentre for reggae music this summer.

As Europeans take full advantage of the warmer weather, Jamaican acts are front and centre at many of the reggae festivals now underway on that continent.

Perhaps the busiest act this season is fast-rising…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 11:19pm — No Comments

Policeman charged with murder of Mavado’s associate granted bail

KINGSTON, Jamaica -- A policeman charged with the murder of an associate of popular dancehall artiste Mavado was granted bail when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

The court heard that on June 13, 2011, 34-year-old policeman Neil Gordon was hired as a security…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Agent sasco collabs with another US Rapper

Dancehall artiste Agent Sasco, otherwise known as Assassin, has made another step into the hip-hop music industry, following his collaboration with Kanye West in 2013 called 'I'm In It', which was featured on the gold-selling album 'Yeezus'.

The deejay has been featured on another rap record, this time with…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 1:28am — No Comments

Trial delayed for Vybz Kartel, co-accused on charge of attempting to pervert course of justice

KINGSTON, Jamaica:

The corruption trial of popular entertainers Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim failed to start today because of late serving of documents and unsettled legal representation for an accused.

Gaza Slim, whose given name is Vanessa Saddler, and Kartel whose given name…

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Added by G-Mark on August 13, 2014 at 1:27am — No Comments

We're not lesbians - Stylysh clarifies song with Ishawna

Danacehall artiste Stylysh has denied that her song 'Secret Lovers', which features Ishawna, is intended to be a pro-lesbian record.

According to the deejay, critics have misunderstood her concept and have drawn the conclusion that she and Ishawna were serenading each other.…

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Added by G-Mark on August 9, 2014 at 10:30am — No Comments

Aidonia embraces Rastafari

Aidonia captivates the fans at Reggae Sumfest at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, St James, on Dancehall night. - Adrian Frater

... Deejay says no more war

After almost 10 years as a hardcore deejay, delivering some of dancehall's biggest hits and being involved in lyrical…

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Added by G-Mark on August 9, 2014 at 10:23am — No Comments

No feud over Ishawna - Foota denies Instagram claim of odds with Skatta

Dancehall selector Foota Hype has denied allegations by an Instagram page called Dancehallnice, which alleges that he and dancehall producer Skatta Burrell are at odds over Foota's ex-girlfriend, Ishawna.

According to the page, Skatta and Ishawna were involved in an intimate relationship and this led to the…

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Added by G-Mark on August 9, 2014 at 10:20am — No Comments

Romain Virgo starts European tour

Reggae singer Romain Virgo will kick off his annual European tour today at Wolf Roots Rock Reggae festival in Germany.

Virgo will visit several European countries including Holland, Italy, Switzerland, Austria and Norway.

According to Virgo, European fans have…

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Added by G-Mark on August 9, 2014 at 10:19am — No Comments

Spice, Kalado ...Forced to cancel tour

Dancehall artistes, Spice and Kalado, have cancelled their joint month-long European tour due to several issues with their European agent.

The tour was supposed to commence this month and conclude in September. However, Spice says plans have gone regrettably sour because of (poor)…

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Added by G-Mark on August 9, 2014 at 10:16am — No Comments

TIFA headphones hit market

In an effort to expand on her brand and celebrity status, dancehall artiste Tifa has ventured into merchandising with the release of her signature headphone line.

The project is a partnership with Sound is Genious (SIG) and is called the Tifa SIG line.

"I had always…

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Added by G-Mark on August 3, 2014 at 12:37am — No Comments

There was no fight - Ishawna admits to only quarrelling with Foota after show

Amidst allegations that she was in a physical altercation with her ex-fiancé Foota Hype recently, singer Ishawna says they were merely involved in an argument.

It was being rumoured that the singer and her selector ex-fiancé were involved in a fight after her performance at Chug It in Portmore last…

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Added by G-Mark on August 3, 2014 at 12:26am — No Comments

Fantan Mojaha claims...Artistes selling Reggae cheap

Reggae artiste Fantan Mojah is chastising some Jamaican artistes for undercharging promoters to perform at major festivals in other countries.

According to the artiste, the Marleys have made reggae music a valuable product, however, the genre is devalued every time an artiste performs for a rate below his/her…

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Added by G-Mark on August 3, 2014 at 12:24am — No Comments

Ninja Man gives back to taxi cab operators

Downsound recording artiste Ninja Man, is in high spirits as he promotes his Taxi Drivers' Appreciation Day scheduled for Saturday.

The event will be held for the very first time at Turtle River Park in Ocho Rios, St Ann and will feature a number popular reggae and dancehall acts, including George Nooks, Josie…

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Added by G-Mark on August 3, 2014 at 12:16am — No Comments

Scammers target Stacious

Dancehall artiste Stacious has confirmed that unscrupulous persons have been trying to defraud several of her would-be clients.

The artiste, who also doubles as the CEO of Scrumptious Diet Club, which offers meal plans and personal training for a healthy lifestyle, told THE Weekend STAR that at least one woman…

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Added by G-Mark on August 3, 2014 at 12:14am — No Comments

Aidonia video upsets Romeich - Deejay burns designer's products in Instagram post

Designer and producer Romeich Major is fuming, following a video posted by dancehall artiste Aidonia, in which he burns T-shirts that were designed by Romeich two years ago.

This new issue came to the fore yesterday morning when Aidonia posted a video on his Instagram page with some shirts being burnt.…

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Added by G-Mark on July 23, 2014 at 10:25am — No Comments

Reggae takes a step forward

Roots-reggae star Chronixx believes his appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Tuesday presents an opportunity for reggae to break into new territories.

Chronixx, who makes his debut appearance on the NBC network's The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallontomorrow night, has been on a steady rise courtesy of…

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Added by G-Mark on July 21, 2014 at 10:06pm — No Comments

I-Octane and Bounty Killa Steals Spotlight At Reggae Sumfest

I-Octane and Bounty Killa were the top performers on Dancehall Night which started the three night line-up of performances set for the 22nd staging of the annual Reggae Sumfest. I-Octane gave patrons a great performance while highlighting the ongoing feud between him and Mr. Vegas. The artist proved that he is capable of closing an event as big as…

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Added by G-Mark on July 20, 2014 at 12:08am — No Comments

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