April 2013 Blog Posts (41)

Sugar Minott's family face off over icon's estate

Maxine Stowe, the wife of late reggae/dancehall artiste Sugar Minott, is currently feuding with several of Minott's children over matters concerning his estate and his life-celebration event dubbed Sugar Minott Day Celebration, hosted by his eldest daughter Pashon Minott.

According to Stowe,…

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Added by G-Mark on April 30, 2013 at 10:01pm — No Comments

MARTIN PLANS GROWTH STRATEGY

Coming off a successful tour where he mostly performed to packed houses at several venues across Europe, Chris Martin has his eyes set on bigger things for his burgeoning career. His three-week, 12-city tour opened his eyes up to what he can achieve with just a little shift in what has…

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Added by G-Mark on April 30, 2013 at 9:58pm — No Comments

I-Octane, Tia 'Queen T' Rainford to stage free concert

High-riding Dancehall artiste I-Octane has once again joined forces with popular Westmoreland-based events promoter Tia 'Queen T' Rainford to stage a free concert for his fans in western Jamaica.

According to I-Octane's manager, Ray Alexander, the…

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Added by G-Mark on April 28, 2013 at 3:21pm — No Comments

Sean Kingston Records Album In Portland, Jamaica

Pop entertainer Sean Kingston left the island this morning after recording six tracks for his upcoming album.

Kingston has been recording tracks at the Gee Jam studios in Portland for his third studio album, Back 2…

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Added by G-Mark on April 28, 2013 at 3:18pm — No Comments

Snoop Disses Bunny Wailer...

Snoop Lion lashed out on Bunny Wailer.

 In an interview with the Rolling Stone Magazine, Snoop said a lot!!! Snoop said “He's speaking and the album isn't out. That gave me fair warning to get this bleep off my…

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Added by G-Mark on April 28, 2013 at 3:17pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel NOT Stabbed

Vybz Kartel’s business partner Michael Dawson is dismissing rumours regarding a stabbing incident at the Horizon Adult Remand Center and that the deejay is soliciting funds to pay his lawyers.

Reports surfaced that the deejay was engaged in a fight…

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Added by G-Mark on April 26, 2013 at 12:01pm — No Comments

Ele upset over gay post - Plans to sue local radio station

Following an article posted on the website of a popular local radio station, dancehall artiste Elephant Man says he intends to take legal action.

The article, headlined 'Elephant Man caught with gay men in his pool', alleges that Elephant Man's…

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Added by G-Mark on April 25, 2013 at 11:25am — No Comments

Scammers use Kartel's name to rip off artistes

Dancehall producer Elvis Redwood is warning local entertainers not to send money to any individual who proclaims him/herself to be Vybz Kartel or a representative of the incarcerated deejay.

According to the producer, unscrupulous persons…

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Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2013 at 11:54pm — No Comments

Ninja Man, Specialist hit number one with 'Dweet'

Resurgent dancehall legend Ninja Man and former Magnum King of Dancehall Specialist have hit number one on the very popular CVM TV Hitlist music chart countdown with their single 'Dweet'.

The song, produced by Downsound Records' Scatta…

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Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2013 at 11:50pm — No Comments

NY Issues Arrest Warrant For Vegas' Baby-Mama

An arrest warrant has been issued for the immediate arrest of Mr. Vegas’ baby-mama, Shellian McBayne.

Music News understands that the warrant was issued by the Family Court of New York Bronx County following Shellian’s nonappearance in court…

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Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2013 at 11:47pm — No Comments

Twin of Twins go to 'jail' Set to launch Stir It Up Vol. 10 tonight

The controversial duo Twin of Twins is releasing the 10th instalment of their highly anticipated Stir It Up series. This volume offers the same twist, as is customary for the twins, to change concepts to avoid being monotonous and preserve the shock…

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Added by G-Mark on April 21, 2013 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Magnum Portmore Dancehall Awards

Incarcerated Gaza boss Vybz Kartel and deejay Spice copped the male and female deejays of the year awards at the 2013 edition of the Magnum Portmore Dancehall Awards at Club Ntyce, Oaks Plaza, Marine Park, on Saturday.…

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Added by G-Mark on April 21, 2013 at 11:33pm — No Comments

Mr. Vegas Not Engaged And Actor Bad Boy Trevor Now Uncle Freaky

SO TRUE / SO FALSE

 

Did the entertainment industry gain another “uncle”? SO TRUE!!!! Well, with Demon already taken by Tommy Lee, comedian Bad Boy Trevor has…

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Added by G-Mark on April 21, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Warrant Issued For Mavado's Arrest Intercepted by Lawyer

A warrant has been issued for the arrest of dancehall singjay Mavado following his none appearance in the Corporate Area R-M court on Thursday.

However, according to his attorney, Tamika Harris, a warrant was issued but there’s a “stay” on the…

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Added by G-Mark on April 21, 2013 at 11:16pm — No Comments

Sentencing Of U.S State Officer Bribed By Dancehall Deejay Postponed

According to the US Attorney's office the trial for David Rainsberger who pleaded guilty to receiving bribes from a dancehall deejay for visa has been reset to June 10.

Music News was reliably informed that sentencing will be done…

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Added by G-Mark on April 21, 2013 at 11:14pm — No Comments

U.S State Officer Bribed By Dancehall Deejay To Be Sentenced Tomorrow

U.S. State Department law enforcement officer David Rainsberger who pleaded guilty to accepting bribes to help a “well-known” Jamaican dancehall deejay gain a visa to enter the United States, will be sentenced on April 19. Rainsberger, an officer with the State Department’s…

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Added by G-Mark on April 19, 2013 at 11:08am — No Comments

University Professor Defends Kartel's Book For Schools

Professor Carolyn Cooper has stepped forward to defend her decision for educators to introduce Vybz Kartel’s book Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto in schools.

The University of the West Indies…

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Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2013 at 11:51am — No Comments

Khago Still On For Boston Show

Following the recent bombings at the Boston Marathon, entertainer Khago is gearing up to leave the island for a performance in Boston.

The reggae entertainer is sending condolences to the families who have lost loved ones and wish for those with…

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Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2013 at 11:41am — No Comments

Buju Banton Gets June Date In Misconduct Saga

Buju Banton will have to wait a while longer to know the outcome of his juror misconduct case in his quest for a new trial.

Buju was ordered by Judge James Moody to appear in court on June 26 along with Terri Wright, the juror who is alleged to have…

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Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2013 at 11:20am — No Comments

Anthony B Seeks Singers For New Label

International recording artiste Anthony B is seeking two young female singers to sign to his new label, Born Fyah-Master One Productions.

"I am seeking to find the next Marcia Griffiths, the next Cecile, there is a void out there for credible female…

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Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2013 at 11:17am — No Comments

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