January 2012 Blog Posts (94)

Elephant man on rape charge

Dancehall deejay Elephant Man, whose real name is Oniel Bryan, has been charged with grevious sexual assault and rape.

The entertainer was taken into police custody yesterday for allegations that he raped a 31-year-old…

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Added by G-Mark on January 31, 2012 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Khago scores with 'Tun Up De Ting'

International recording artiste Khago has scored another number one with his breakout crossover single, 'Tun Up De Ting', on the Overproof riddim, which has been #1 on the Boston Hot 97 dancehall charts for six consecutive weeks.

"He's been…

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Added by G-Mark on January 31, 2012 at 12:11pm — No Comments

MERCILESS AND PAUL ELLIOTT GET PHYSICAL AT D BROWN CONCERT

Veteran entertainers Merciless and Paul Elliott had a physical altercation at the free concert held Down Kingston on Sunday (29/01/12) in memory of the late Crown Prince of Reggae, Dennis Emanuel Brown.

According to Paul…

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Added by G-Mark on January 31, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Elephant Man in custody

POPULAR Deejay Elephant Man has been taken into police custody and is being questioned  by detectives from the Centre for Investigation of Sexual Offences and Child Abuse (CISOCA). Officials from CISOCA said the entertainer, whose real name is Oniel Bryan,…

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Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2012 at 6:18pm — No Comments

Spice teams up with Mya

Deejay Spice has done another overseas collaboration, this time with singer Mya for the song Take Him Out.

The song will be featured on the worldwide version of Mya's sixth studio album K.I.S.S. (Keep It Simple &…

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Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2012 at 6:14pm — No Comments

'I have not been booted' - Suhverto says J.O.P needs a better structure

Curtis Campbell, STAR Writer

J.O.P artiste Suhverto denies allegations that he has been booted from the Aidonia-led camp.

According to the 12-year Aidonia affiliate, he wants more focus to be placed on his…

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Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2012 at 6:12pm — No Comments

Assassin mixtape gets 10,000 downloads in a week

Top-flight dancehallstar Assassin aka Agent Sasco has thrown down the gauntlet to his deejay peers as he lays claim to the titleof being 'best lyricist'in the dancehall with therelease of the critically…

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Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2012 at 6:08pm — No Comments

Capleton eyes LATAM

 FIERY singjay Capleton hopes his headline appearance at the February 4 Greenland Music Festival in Cali, Colombia will broaden his fan base throughout Latin America (LATAM).

It will be Capleton's first appearance in the South…

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Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

‘D Brown’, the crown prince

 TODAY, Reggae month activities commence with the staging of the Dennis Brown Symposium at Liberty Hall, followed by the tribute concert on Orange Street in downtown Kingston.

Brown's birthday falls on February 1, but…

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Added by G-Mark on January 29, 2012 at 11:06am — No Comments

Mr G says Cham must show respect

CURTIS CAMPBELL, STAR Writer

In a recent Onstage interview, international dancehall artiste Cham said he had bigger songs in the 90s…

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Added by G-Mark on January 29, 2012 at 11:03am — No Comments

Lady Saw shoots new video

Last weekend Lady Saw shot her video for Love Sick in her new hometown Ocho Rios, which will be released early February.

There has been a buzz internationally about the song Love Sick on the Overproof rhythm produced by JA…

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Added by G-Mark on January 29, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

G Whizz birthnight venue changed to the Mango Ranch

Can someone call the Bartender? Fans of G Whizz have been anticipating the artiste's party which is still slated for this Saturday, January 28.

The Bartender hitmaker's birthnight bash will not be held at the Indies Pub as originally…

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Added by G-Mark on January 27, 2012 at 11:36am — No Comments

Bramma to host concert

Deejay Bramma is set to host his first concert, 'Bramma's Gorilla Bash', in his community of Duhaney Park.

The show will be held on Saturday, March 24 at the Duhaney Park Community Centre.

Fully…

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Added by G-Mark on January 27, 2012 at 11:34am — No Comments

Mavado 'Settle Down' with wife - Deejay recently got married in the US

It's official, deejay Mavado has tied the knot.

The deejay, whose real name is David Constantine Brooks, got married in Florida, United States of America, earlier this month.

While the deejay…

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Added by G-Mark on January 27, 2012 at 11:31am — No Comments

Shaggy to re-release Summer in Kingston

 SEVEN months after its digital release, Summer in Kingston, deejay Shaggy's 10th studio album, is set for re-release next month. It coincides with the dancehall star's fourth nomination for Best Reggae album at next month's 54th Grammy Awards.…

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Added by G-Mark on January 27, 2012 at 11:20am — No Comments

‘D Brown’ fest for this Sunday

DOWNTOWN Kingston comes alive on Sunday for third annual Dennis Brown Day celebration.

The event will take the form of a free concert and street lyme at the intersection of North Parade and Orange Street, from midday until 12 midnight.

 Performances start at 6 pm and will…

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Added by G-Mark on January 26, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Dancer John Bling deejays - Says dancers need more respect

Claiming that dancers are not being shown respect or given their royalties, dancer-turned-artiste John Bling says he has launched a campaign.

"I am on a campaign fi dem start show the dancers more respect," John Bling told THE…

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Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2012 at 5:33pm — No Comments

BOB MARLEY'S LAND ROVER STILL BEING ASSESSED

Bob Marley's Land Rover that was taken from the museum recently is still being assessed by a local Land Rover dealer at ATL's Montego Bay offices.

The museum and Bob Marley Foundation's general manager, Jacqueline Lynch-Stewart says the…

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Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

D'ANGEL'S LOVE TRIANGLE

Is D’Angel’s new book about dancehall rivals Beenie Man and Bounty Killa?

The book dubbed LOVE TRIANGLE is D’Angel’s debut literary effort. The estranged wife of Beenie Man tells Music News…

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Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2012 at 5:27pm — No Comments

DID DENROY MORGAN ENTER A PLEA DEAL?

The case against veteran singer Denroy Morgan in the Bronx Supreme Court was dismissed yesterday, after federal prosecutors in Manhattan filed an indictment charging Denroy with distribution and possession of marijuana.

The feds accused the…

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Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2012 at 5:25pm — No Comments

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