March 2012 Blog Posts (74)

Entertainment quickies

Busy Signal's new album set for digital release

Busy Signal's benchmark album Reggae Music Again will be available digitally and in stores throughout the Caribbean on April 10. The US in-store release date remains on April 24. This forthcoming album on VP Records shows the dancehall artiste in a new light as he…

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Added by G-Mark on March 31, 2012 at 5:42pm — No Comments

Popcaan hits US Billboard chart

Dancehall artiste Popcaan has once again tasted success with his Only Man She Want song debuting at # 89 on the R&B/HipHop Billboard charts.

Of the achievement, Popcaan told The STAR, "Entering the Billboard charts is a good achievement and also can help keep international focus on dancehall music. We are…

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Added by G-Mark on March 31, 2012 at 5:38pm — No Comments

KipRich hits back at L.A. Lewis

After Lewis' complaint that deejay keeps dissing him

International recording artiste KipRich has dismissed L.A. Lewis' allegations that he disrespected him during a recent telephone conversation as another 'shameless publicity stunt by 'the graffiti artiste'.

In an…

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Added by G-Mark on March 31, 2012 at 5:36pm — No Comments

Getting to the top - Artistes, manager talk strategy

 SINCE recording his breakthrough single Winner in 2008, singer Konshens has maintained a presence in the dancehall spotlight with a steady stream of hits.

Konshens’s biggest hits include Gal A Bubble, Good Girl Gone Bad, Forward, Represent and Realest Song. His latest album, Mental…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Bramma gives back to his community

DJ Bramma hands over school supplies to Lorene Williams during Big Ship artiste Bramma's Fun day for children at the Duhaney Park Community Centre last Saturday. - Anthony Minott photos

Over 60 children were fêted when Big Ship artiste Bramma held a Fun day and treat at the Duhaney Park community centre on…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Wayne Wonder on two-week European tour

US-based dancehall recording star Wayne Wonder is now in the middle of an intensive two-week European tour which is winding its way through the major cities of Germany.

The tour kicked off on March 23 in Germany and ends on April 8.

"He will be releasing an album this…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 8:55pm — No Comments

Damian Marley, I-Octane bat for the ladies - Octane goes deep in My Story

The late great Bob Marley showed that when it came on to powerful love lyrics, Rasta certainly has soul. Fast forward to today's upcoming stars who have taken their Nazarene vow, and love verses are still flowing.

Damian 'Junior Gong' Marley and Byron I-Octane Muir are pouring out their souls through their…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 8:51pm — No Comments

LA Lewis claims ...'KIPRICH KEEPS DISSING ME'

Dancehall personality L.A. Lewis is fuming over what he said are 'disses' aimed at him by Telephone Ting artiste, Kiprich.

He claims that KipRich has been disrespecting him for a while now as he recalled several instances via a telephone interview with The STAR.

However,…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 12:05am — No Comments

Cecile Is My 'Browning' says Chris Martin

Christopher Martin has rubbished rumours that entertainer Cecile is pregnant with his twins.

The singer however declared that Cecile is his 'browning'. CM was…

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Added by G-Mark on March 30, 2012 at 12:02am — No Comments

Ninja Man has No Regrets

I have no regrets about the time spent in prison” that’s the word from veteran dancehall deejay Ninja Man after three years and one month in lockup.  …

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Added by G-Mark on March 29, 2012 at 11:59pm — No Comments

Ninja Man Gets A Taste Of Freedom

According to the terms and conditions of his bail, Ninja Man has surrendered his travel documents and is to report to the Oracabessa police in St Mary every day except on Sundays. A stop order and curfew order were also imposed.  He's not to be seen on the street between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m.

Ninja Man and his son…

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Added by G-Mark on March 29, 2012 at 11:57pm — No Comments

T'Nez plans to make his mark in 2012

T'Nez connecting to the audience during Big Ship show dubbed: 'Tun up' St Catherine at Dinthill Technical High School, on Friday, March 11, 2011. - Anthony Minott

Recording artiste T'Nez seems poised to make his mark in 2012 with the recent release of a mixtape.

The…

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Added by G-Mark on March 28, 2012 at 6:54pm — No Comments

Junior Kelly back on local scene After four-year hiatus

Returning from what seemed like a four-year hiatus, reggae artiste Junior Kelly says he has a lot of new material that he is ready to unleash.

Known mostly for his 2000 hit Love So Nice, Junior Kelly made an impact in the music industry with songs like Smile, Black Am I, Take Me There, Sinking Feeling and…

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Added by G-Mark on March 28, 2012 at 6:52pm — No Comments

‘NO REGGAE RESTAURANT’

EDDIE Spence, a restaurateur of Orange Beach in Alabama, had his plans of opening a Bob Marley eatery placed on pause when it struck a wrong chord with residents in that community recently.

According to al.com, the charge against Spence's plans was led by Linda Bradley, wife of the Orange Beach Planning…

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Added by G-Mark on March 28, 2012 at 7:39am — No Comments

Sizzla Kalonji denounces Swedish media reports

 FIERY dancehall artiste Sizzla has denounced recent media reports that he was banned from performing in Sweden because of his aggressive stance against homosexuals.

A statement from the singer's Kalonji Muzik company yesterday accused international media of releasing 'misinformation to…

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Added by G-Mark on March 27, 2012 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Konshens' single tops Japan chart

Mental Maintenance the worldwide release from reggae/dancehall artiste Konshens has sailed to the top of the Japan ITunes reggae album chart.

The 17-track disc, which is distributed by VP Records, has already hit the top of Germany's ITunes reggae album chart. It also ranked inside the top 10 of the ITunes…

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Added by G-Mark on March 27, 2012 at 6:24pm — No Comments

Ninja Man to 'Duh Road'

Ninja Man is expected to sleep in his own bed tonight, the first time in almost three years.

Music News understands that the entertainer has taken up his bail and the process is currently underway. The veteran dancehall deejay and his son were granted bail in the sum of $2 million each last…

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Added by G-Mark on March 27, 2012 at 6:21pm — No Comments

Potential Kidd not arrested

Rumours that deejay Potential Kidd was arrested on the weekend are not true.

This was confirmed by both Potential Kidd and his manager Angeletta McKenzie.

When contacted, McKenzie told The STAR, "I've also been hearing that. That's a rumour. I don't know where they got it…

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Added by G-Mark on March 26, 2012 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Morgan Heritage Plans Return With New Album

After a five year hiatus, Morgan Heritage is planning a comeback!

Music News understands that work is currently being done on a new album and fans can expect…

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Added by G-Mark on March 26, 2012 at 8:57pm — No Comments

Konshens album tops iTunes charts worldwide

Prominent Dancehall/Reggae superstar, Konshens seems to have finally asserted himself on the international stage with the release of his latest album, Mental Maintenance.

The 17 track album, which was unveiled late last month via VP Records, has shot straight…

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Added by G-Mark on March 25, 2012 at 2:16pm — No Comments

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