February 2012 Blog Posts (85)

JAH CURE CELEBRATES BABY GIRL

“I am now a daddy. I’m so happy” tweet an overjoyed Jah Cure.

Following the arrival of his daughter, the singer made the announcement via twitter telling fans “She’s finally here. She’s so beautiful.”…

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Added by G-Mark on February 20, 2012 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Entertainers endorse Tarrus' Freedom Writers competition

As the deadline for entries in the Tarrus Riley Freedom Writers competition approaches, a number of entertainers and media practitioners have acknowledged their endorsement of the move to sensitise the younger generation to Black History.

TOK member and producer Roshaun 'Bay C' Clarke who produced Riley's…

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Added by G-Mark on February 20, 2012 at 11:04am — No Comments

D'Angel launches 'An So Thursdays' at Cookies nightclub

Dancehall artiste D'Angel, has launched a new weekly event dubbed 'An So Thursdays'.

Born from a new collaboration with the Cookies nightclub in Port Henderson, Portmore, D'Angel promises hardcore entertainment.

"Mr Cookie and I have agreed on a partnership for this…

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Added by G-Mark on February 20, 2012 at 11:01am — No Comments

Me Watching The Internet [In A Relationship For The Image]

Added by G-Mark on February 19, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

'So much tings to say' - Stephen Marley dismisses Forbes story

 A member of the Marley family has finally come out against a recent cover article by influential financial publication Forbes magazine which questioned whether the heirs to the Bob Marley estate were destroying the legacy of the late reggae icon.

Speaking with the Sunday Observer last…

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Added by G-Mark on February 19, 2012 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Wayne Wonder makes Marley tribute song

SINGER Wayne Wonder has released a tribute song to reggae icon Bob Marley. Get Red Now is Wonder's way of 'highlighting the marijuana plant'.

According to Wonder, marijuana or ganja as it is commonly known in Jamaica, is a beautiful plant and should not always be tied to just 'getting…

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Added by G-Mark on February 19, 2012 at 3:25pm — No Comments

VYBZ KARTEL REMANDED ON MURDER CHARGE

Despite being granted bail on two separate charges, Vybz Kartel was this morning remanded when he appeared in the Home Circuit Court in relation to the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams.

The embattled dancehall deejay and five other men are charged in connection with the killing. Fellow Gaza member Shawn Storm…

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Added by G-Mark on February 18, 2012 at 8:18pm — No Comments

NINJA MAN AND SON REMANDED

Veteran dancehall deejay Ninja Man was today remanded in custody.

The entertainer’s son was also remanded while the other two men who are jointly charged with murder are out on bail.

The men are charged with murder, conspiracy to murder, shooting with intent and…

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Added by G-Mark on February 18, 2012 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Luciano's US visa restored

Reggae icon Luciano is finally free once more to spread his musical message in the United States. The artiste who has not set foot in the U.S., for over three years now, had his United States visa restored, and is now in Miami to do his first performance.

The STAR spoke to Luciano's manager,…

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Added by G-Mark on February 18, 2012 at 8:07pm — No Comments

Drug use and entertainment

 MUSIC lovers are still in shock and mourning the death of R&B superstar Whitney Houston who died last Saturday in Los Angeles, California.

Her body was discovered by a personal assistant at the Beverley Hills Hotel where she was to attend a party for her mentor, music industry legend…

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Added by G-Mark on February 17, 2012 at 12:02pm — No Comments

Chino keeps them coming - New singles released before tour, album

Singer, Chino McGregor has been racking up a string of new singles prior to his upcoming tours and an album slated for release in Japan this summer.

The new singles include the Chimney Records-produced So Do I alongside Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor, Low We produced by Serani of the DASECA family and People Dem…

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Added by G-Mark on February 17, 2012 at 11:58am — No Comments

PREPARATIONS FOR PETER TOSH CELEBRATION UNDERWAY

In celebration of Jamaica’s 50th, Reggae month and Black History month IRIE FM will hit the road again to pay homage to the legendary Peter Tosh.

On Feb 26 IRIE FM will have a special outside broadcast at the Peter Tosh Museum in Bluefield, Westmorland…

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Added by G-Mark on February 16, 2012 at 11:02pm — No Comments

POPCAAN SNUBS SHOCKING VIBES

Entertainer PopCaan says Creative Source is 100% in charge of all bookings.

Late last year Shocking Vibes CEO, Patrick Roberts claimed they were the official Booking Agency for the Portmore Empire deejay and that dialogue of managing artiste was in the pipeline.…

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Added by G-Mark on February 16, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Snoop Dogg recording in Jamaica

Popular American rapper Snoop Dogg is currently in the island for recording purposes.

Snoop Dogg, who is known for songs like What's My Name and Gin and Juice, is reportedly doing recordings at Geejam Studios in Portland, a well-placed source has said.

Although THE STAR…

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Added by G-Mark on February 16, 2012 at 9:38am — No Comments

BUSTA RHYMES LINKS WITH POPCAAN FOR REMIX

Rapper Busta Rhymes has jumped on the remix of PopCaan’s single 'Only Man She Want'.

Johnny Wonder of 21st Hapilos Digital Distribution who was instrumental in the Busta Rhymes hookup for the remix gives Music News the 411.…

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Added by G-Mark on February 16, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

BOUNTY KILLA AND ELEPHANT MAN’S VEHICLES LISTED FOR AUCTION

Automobiles belonging to Elephant Man and Bounty Killa are again on public auction.

Ele’s 2002 Red Mercedes Benz and Killa’s 1998 White Land Cruiser VX and 2006 White Range Rover Sport HSE are being advertised by the Tax Administration Jamaica (TAJ) for auction. Latoure Duhaney of the Tax…

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Added by G-Mark on February 16, 2012 at 9:27am — No Comments

'Popcaan copy mi,' says Ryno

Last year he wanted a clash, but this time around Blak Ryno says Popcaan has copied his style, flow and image.

In the song, Follow Mi Up, that was released late last month on the 'Saucey Head' rhythm, Blak Ryno made utterances suggesting that Popcaan has copied his style.…

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Added by G-Mark on February 15, 2012 at 1:10pm — No Comments

Beres Brown joins Payday Music

Reggae artiste Beres Brown, who made a controversial exit form Digicel Rising Stars in 2010, has found a musical home at Payday Music.

The artiste, however, disclosed that it has been a rocky journey.

"Since Rising Stars I went through tribulation but faith move…

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Added by G-Mark on February 15, 2012 at 1:00pm — No Comments

I-OCTANE'S 'CRY TO THE NATION' HITS iTUNES

I-Octane’s debut album Crying to the Nation is today available worldwide on iTunes.

The 16-track joint venture with VP Records and Scikron owned by Robert Livingston features social commentary, dancehall and love songs. Octane gives Music News the 411.

Among the featured…

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Added by G-Mark on February 15, 2012 at 6:37am — No Comments

NO 'FOLLOW DI ARROW' FOR 2012

Follow Di Arrow promoter Dexton Ennis says the annual event will not be held this year.  

Ennis tells Music News that following the premature end of last year’s staging, he’s a bit hesitant and is currently contemplating if the 12 year stage-show will return next…

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Added by G-Mark on February 15, 2012 at 6:33am — No Comments

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