February 2012 Blog Posts (85)

BOUNTY KILLA RE-RELEASE 'MAMA'S LOVE' FOR MISS IVY

Tributes continue to pour in for Bounty Killa who lost his mom on Sunday.

Fans, well-wishers, industry players and friends continue to send condolence messages via social networking sites and to IRIE FM.…

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Added by G-Mark on February 29, 2012 at 6:11pm — No Comments

JAH B REFORMS WAILERS

The Wailers are back!!

The long awaited wailers reunion is back.....only not with all the original players....of course bob and peter have passed, but the only living Wailer - Jah B, Bunny Wailer has reassembled the group with son of Peter, Andrew Tosh and son of Bob, Kymani Marley!

Jah B tells…

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Added by G-Mark on February 29, 2012 at 6:10pm — No Comments

D'ANGEL PREPS FOR 'LOVE TRIANGLE'

D’Angel’s debut literary effort, ‘LOVE TRIANGLE’ will be officially launched later this evening at Sangster’s Book Store on Mall Plaza.

D’Angel says the book talks about love, hurt and betrayal. …

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Added by G-Mark on February 29, 2012 at 6:08pm — No Comments

PRESSURE BUSS PIPE RECUPERATING AFTER BEING SHOT

Singer Pressure Buss Pipe is currently nursing a gunshot wound after being injured in the leg over the weekend on the island of St. Thomas.

The entertainer known for the hit single 'Love and Affection' was one of two persons who were shot. The…

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Added by G-Mark on February 28, 2012 at 4:29pm — No Comments

THE SON OF SKATALITES CO-FOUNDER DEAD

Just hours after collecting an award on behalf of his father’s band, the legendary Skatalites, Okeene Brevett was shot dead in his home community of Seaview Gardens in St Andrew early Sunday morning.

Okeene had attended the Jamaica…

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Added by G-Mark on February 28, 2012 at 4:26pm — No Comments

Aidonia gets engaged - Proposed to girlfriend on the weekend

Weeks after it was made public that dancehall artiste Mavado got married, another entertainer, Sheldon 'Aidonia' Lawrence, is seeking to trod a similar path by getting engaged to his girlfriend whose name is yet to be disclosed.

Sources…

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Added by G-Mark on February 28, 2012 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Konshens video finds its way to MTV

On the heels of his upcoming album release, Konshens can boast that his music video for World Citizen is now on MTV Iggy.

The video, which was shot in Vienna, Austria, last year, premiered on MTV Iggy on Wednesday and is currently on the…

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Added by G-Mark on February 27, 2012 at 1:20pm — No Comments

Bounty Killer’s mother, “Miss Ivy” passes away

The mother of iconic Dancehall superstar, Bounty Killer has died.

Ivy Williams, more affectionately known as “Miss Ivy” passed away on Sunday at the age of 71. Bounty Killer announced his mother’s passing via his official Twitter…

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Added by G-Mark on February 26, 2012 at 3:08pm — No Comments

MANLEY & THE MUSIC

 THE proverbial wind of change was blowing across Jamaica in early 1972. General elections were in the air and the country's youth were determined to be heard.

On February 29, it will be 40 years since a restless generation helped elect…

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Added by G-Mark on February 26, 2012 at 3:05pm — No Comments

VP releases Live At The Turntable Club

THE Turntable Club along the Red Hills Road strip in St Andrew was one of the hippest spots in Jamaica in the 1970s. It seemed the perfect place to do a live reggae album, the first one recorded in Jamaica.

That historic evening in 1974 is revisited on…

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Added by G-Mark on February 25, 2012 at 12:54pm — No Comments

I did not diss Vegas, says Tanto

Curtis Campbell, STAR Writer

Dancehall artiste Junior'Tanto Blacks' Henry has distanced himself from allegations that he dissed fellow dancehall artiste Mr Vegas and Mutabaruka on social-networking site Twitter. According to Tanto Blacks, he…

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Added by G-Mark on February 25, 2012 at 12:51pm — No Comments

G-Whizz has 'No Dirt' for 2012 and beyond

FAMS HOUSE recording artistes G-Whizz and Formila One is creating a huge fan base on the RJR Cross Country Invasion tour.

Fans were never disappointed when G-Whizz and Formila One took to the stage and were met with a tumultuous roar from excited fans in…

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Added by G-Mark on February 25, 2012 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Bounty happy about Lifetime Achievement nomination

Dancehall icon Bounty Killer has been nominated for a Lifetime Achievement award for his contribution to dancehall in this year's BME (Boston's Most Elite) Awards. The artiste who has been in the music industry for over 20 years says he welcomes the much deserved…

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Added by G-Mark on February 24, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

CHAM'S WIFE SINGS HOOK FOR 'WHINE'

Cham is currently on the final leg of his European tour promoting his new singles.

The dancehall deejay who is today celebrating his 33rd birthday speaks with Music News from Cyprus.  …

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Added by G-Mark on February 24, 2012 at 9:01pm — No Comments

VYBZ KARTEL MURDER CASE PUT-OFF

Vybz Kartel’s ongoing court battle continues.

The controversial dancehall deejay is to return to court on 13th of March after the case in connection with murder of St. Catherine businessman Barrington ‘Bossy’ Burton was…

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Added by G-Mark on February 24, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments

2012 RELEASE FOR VOICEMAIL'S 'NEXT LEVEL'

Dancehall reggae group Voicemail recently completed work on its latest album Next Level which is to be released by Captive Music. 

The album which is set for release later this year is led by the first single I Got Love which has now gone…

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Added by G-Mark on February 23, 2012 at 11:40pm — No Comments

Will Liquid ever return to radio?

With a suspension that has been longer than usual, questions are being raised about whether or not ZJ Liquid has been fired from ZIP FM.

Liquid's absence from the airwaves has been evident for some time. This was after he reportedly breached directives…

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Added by G-Mark on February 23, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

‘Squiddly’ Cole drops next album

FORMER Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers drummer Wilburn 'Squiddly' Cole recently released his second album Bloodline.

The 16-track set features collaborations with a variety of acts including contemporary roots singer Sizzla, Cole's father, ska…

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Added by G-Mark on February 23, 2012 at 11:32am — No Comments

Tad’s eyes double album for Ja 50

MUSIC producer distributor Tad Dawkins plans to release a double album to mark Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of Independence from Britain.

The set, titled Jamaica 50, is scheduled to be released in July, one month before Independence celebrations in…

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Added by G-Mark on February 22, 2012 at 11:55am — No Comments

Romain Virgo secures four Linkage Awards nominations

Reggae, rising-star Romain Virgo secured a whopping four nominations for the 2011 Linkage Awards.

Virgo made international headlines last year when he became the first-ever reggae artiste to perform on one of country music's most revered stages, the…

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Added by G-Mark on February 21, 2012 at 3:35pm — No Comments

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