September 2011 Blog Posts (36)

DENNIS BROWN TO RECEIVE ORDER OF DISTINCTION FROM GOVERNMENT

On National Heroes day, the late crown prince of reggae Dennis Brown will be honored by the Jamaican Government.

In recognition of his great outstanding musical achievements, on October  17 the Order of Distinction, Commander Class, will be bestowed on the singer posthumously.

Dennis Brown is…

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Added by G-Mark on September 30, 2011 at 6:42pm — No Comments

VYBZ KARTEL QUESTIONED IN CONNECTION WITH OTHER CRIMES

Vybz Kartel remains in police custody.

The dancehall deejay was nabbed during a major operation by the Flying Squad early this morning.

The police confirmed that the deejay along with two others was charged with illegal possession of marijuana. However, Music News understands that Vybz…

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Added by G-Mark on September 30, 2011 at 6:35pm — No Comments

VYBZ KARTEL IN POLICE CUSTODY

Entertainer Vybz Kartel is in police custody. The dancehall deejay was arrested this morning by police. Keep it locked to iriefm.net for the…

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Added by G-Mark on September 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Etana for Studio 38 this Friday

 ARGUABLY reggae's leading female vocalist, Etana will perform live at Studio 38 this Friday. Born Shauna McKenzie, Etana has been an often-requested act at Studio 38 -- one of Jamaica's hot spot for live entertainment. Studio 38 has hosted the best of the best in…

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Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2011 at 5:46pm — No Comments

IS VYBZ KARTEL BACK ON GUYANA AIRWAVES?

Is Vybz Kartel back on Guyanese radio?

 

Well, after being banned from radio playlists in the country last week, reports are that the dancehall deejay seems to be back on the airwaves.

Last week, The Associated Press reported a decision by Guyana's…

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Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2011 at 5:13pm — No Comments

J.O.P MEMBER DEABLO SHOT



Upcoming artiste Deablo from the J.O.P camp is nursing a gunshot wound after a stray bullet allegedly hit him while in a club in the United States (US) last weekend.

News of the incident quickly surfaced on the Internet and circulated on various social networking…

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Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2011 at 5:11pm — No Comments

MAVADO GETS 2012 COURT DATE

Dancehall singjay Mavado is to return to court next year where his charges of malicious destruction of property and assault are set for mention.

Vado appeared before the Montego Bay R-M Court today after the case was put off to facilitate the addition of a medical certificate to the case…

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Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2011 at 5:07pm — No Comments

'I was so scared,' says Tash

 ON Sunday, she was estatic having walked away the 2011 winner of Digicel Rising Stars, but 24 hours later it was quite a different story for Tash.

The young singer says she was at home in Yallahs, St Thomas, with her family when they became aware of gunmen in the community.…

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Added by G-Mark on September 28, 2011 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Cops save Rising Stars winner from robbers

 

 WINNER of the just concluded Digicel Rising Stars, Tash, escaped a robbery attempt at her home in Yallahs, St Thomas last night after quick action by the police foiled an attempt by hoodlums to break in.

The Yallahs Police have confirmed that a group of men…

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Added by G-Mark on September 28, 2011 at 6:29pm — No Comments

LEAD SINGER OF THE ETHIOPIANS DEAD

Lead singer Sparrow of the legendary reggae group The Ethiopians has died.

Sparrow who was born Leonard Dillon died this morning at his daughter’s home in Kingston after ailing for some time. Music News speaks with Patrice Dillon, one of his…

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Added by G-Mark on September 28, 2011 at 6:27pm — No Comments

Beenie reponds to Bounty's Latest Diss

Beenie man has responded to Bounty Killers latest diss ..with a tune called Cant Puff Mi Chest.. This one seem to be more lethal....than Bounty's.. Beenie seem to be getting help they say. One is not sure if its somebody from the gully camp handing Beenie some punch lines..time will tell.. I strongly doubt its anyone from the Gaza.. Camp.. These… Continue

Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2011 at 8:31pm — No Comments

CLIFTWANG CHARGED

 Clifton Brown aka Cliftwang who was made popular for the slang “No Body Cyaa Cross It” had a run-in with the police over the weekend.

Cliftwang tells Music News that he was taken to the Grants Pen police station but was subsequently released. Mr. Cross it explains the…

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Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2011 at 7:51pm — No Comments

BUJU BANTON TRANSFERRED TO TEXAS PRISON

Buju Banton who was listed as in transit for the longest while by the Bureau of Prisons, has been transferred and will officially serve his time at a prison in Texas.

The transfer comes after the Bureau of Prisons…

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Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2011 at 2:21am — No Comments

MIX REVIEWS FOR VYBZ KARTEL'S TEACHA'S PET

Vybz Kartel’s Teacha’s Pet that was premiered on the weekend has received mixed reviews from fans, haters and well-wishers.

Interesting, poor production, good effort, degrading to women and just dismal are how some are describing the World Boss’ reality…

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Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2011 at 2:19am — No Comments

LYRICAL WARFARE FOR CHRISTMAS?

With the silly season fast approaching, many entertainers are already dictating the pace for the festive season.

Already it appears to be a lyrical war that’s in the air. Diss tune after Diss tune, name calling and passa-passa may be the theme for Christmas  and just in time for the controversial…

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Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2011 at 2:00am — No Comments

Marley dominates Billboard reggae chart

 BRAND Marley continues to dominate Billboard's reggae albums chart. The king of reggae Bob Marley and his offspring — Ziggy, Stephen and Damian -- account for four of the top 10 slots on this week's ranking.

After a staggering 71 weeks on this chart, the…

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Added by G-Mark on September 26, 2011 at 3:01pm — No Comments

Ding Dong returns from successful Panama show

 DANCEHALL artiste Ding Dong is pleased with the progress of his career having just returned to the island folllowing a performance in Panama at the very first time at the Passa Passa Youth Concert held at the Roberta Duran Gymnasium.

The head of the Ravers Clavers dance unit, Ding…

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Added by G-Mark on September 26, 2011 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Bounty Killer Disses Beenie with Idiot Song Counteraction)

Bounty Killer has reacted the way he knows best to the Beenie Man's Diss song, with a diss to Beenie Man of course. Here Bounty is saying ...so what if the Tax Authorities took his vehicle ...he doesn't have to associates himself with shocking vibes a tek cock and oil, with shebada, peter king and rupaul.…

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Added by G-Mark on September 26, 2011 at 11:35am — No Comments

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