August 2014 Blog Posts (22)

Jamaicans set for BET show

On August 27, BET will play host to some of the Caribbean's top recording artistes, as part of their Carnival Take-over show. The artistes will be featured on 106 and Park and will each get a chance to perform and do interviews.

Among the…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Spice prepares for US tour

Dancehall artiste Spice is getting ready to create a musical tidal wave in the US.

The So Mi Like It artiste can't wait to perform for her US fans during her upcoming October- November tour.

"It will…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Marshall shows his Tru Colors

WAYNE Marshall showcased the musical strength of Tru Colors at the album's launch at the Triple Century Sports Bar in New Kingston, on Wednesday night. Also attending were several collaborators on the project.

"Tru Colors contains songs that are a…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments

JAMAICAN RAPPER HOT IN THE US - Sparks new dance craze

Jamaican rapper Bobby Shmurda has sparked a dance craze called the Shmoney Dance with his single Hot Nia. The rapper is based in New York and has received over 10 million views for the song and was recently signed by Epic Records.…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Alkaline Faces Resistance From Guyanese

Controversial dancehall deejay Alkaline is set to perform at the Jamzone Summer Break in Guyana but an outreach organization has made it clear that they don’t want the deejay performing there.

Joshua Generation, the Youth Arm of Love and…

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Added by G-Mark on August 24, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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,…

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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'.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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

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