April 2013 Blog Posts (41)


Legal problems continue to mount for overnight sensation Clifton 'Cliftwang' Brown, after he was hauled before the courts for the third time this year to answer to charges of marital rape.

According to reports, Brown allegedly forced himself on his estranged wife twice, and, in the process,…


Added by G-Mark on April 17, 2013 at 11:42am — No Comments

Konshens delivers intimate performance

Dancehall artiste Konshens on Friday partnered with Pepsi to host a free concert at South Beach café in New Kingston.

According to the artiste, his goal was to deliver a taste of what he gave to his fans on the international scene during his tours.

As early as 11 p.m.,…


Added by G-Mark on April 17, 2013 at 11:38am — No Comments

Morgan Heritage Returns With New Album

After a 5 year break, Morgan Heritage is gearing up for a summer release of their long awaited album.

Gramps Morgan of the legendary family band tells Music News that the album titled Here Come The Kings is the group’s final album for VP Records. The 12 track album features a single collab with…


Added by G-Mark on April 15, 2013 at 10:50pm — No Comments

Khago steps up his game

Since axing ties with Downsound Records, controversial reggae-dancehall firebrand Khago has been stepping up his game, and amping up his marketing and promotion.

He did a pair of shows over the weekend, first headlining a show at the Caribbean Grill in Dallas, and then headed to Club Riddim for another show…


Added by G-Mark on April 15, 2013 at 10:38pm — No Comments

Foota Hype Shocks Ishawna With Marriage Proposal

Selector Foota Hype left Ishawna teary eyed after he popped the big question on Wednesday night.

Ishawna, his longtime girlfriend and the mother of his child tells Music News that she’s still in shock.

So, how romantic is Foota Hype? Well, here’s how the popular selector…


Added by G-Mark on April 11, 2013 at 10:39pm — No Comments

Romain Virgo goes Dancehall - 'I am coming out of my element', says artiste

Like Sizzla Kalonji, Lutan Fyah, Fantan Mojah and several other reggae artistes, Romain Virgo has decided to dabble in dancehall.

The singer has released a song produced by JA productions called Scary Movie on the Afterlife rhythm, and tells The STAR that he is coming out of…


Added by G-Mark on April 11, 2013 at 10:37pm — No Comments

Garnet Silk's Remains NOT Stolen

The Garnet Silk Foundation is refuting claims that the late singer’s remains were stolen.

Fabian Smith the second child for Garnet tells Music News that his father’s remains are safe and with his children.

Fabian adds that plans are being put in place to take his father…


Added by G-Mark on April 11, 2013 at 10:29pm — No Comments

Tommy Lee Sparta Gets Children's Gig In Sweden

Following the release of his single “Captain Sparta” Tommy Lee Sparta has secured his first children’s show in Sweden.

Tommy Lee who released the video last Saturday shows the deejay making contact with cartoon characters such as Dora, Bob The Builder and others. Tommy Lee Sparta…


Added by G-Mark on April 10, 2013 at 10:14am — No Comments

Anthony B Cancels European Club Tour

Anthony B is apologizing to fans after cancelling his club tour of Europe.B was forced to cancel the dates due to his current legal and immigration issues. In a Music News exclusive interview, Anthony B who is currently in the United States explains.

Anthony B is expected to perform at all the major festivals…


Added by G-Mark on April 10, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Did Busy Signal Cut His European Tour?

Busy Signal, who is supposed to be on an extended tour of Europe, parts of Africa and the Middle East is back on the island.

It is not clear as to whom or what prompted Busy’s return to Jamaica. Efforts by Music News to get a comment from Busy proved futile.



Added by G-Mark on April 9, 2013 at 10:43am — No Comments

Veteran Producer Harry J Dead

Members of the entertainment fraternity are paying tribute to Harry Johnson one of reggae's top producers in the 1970s.

Johnson who had battled diabetes for many years reportedly died on Wednesday at the Savanna-La-Mar Hospital in his native Westmoreland.…


Added by G-Mark on April 9, 2013 at 10:42am — No Comments

Stone Love "Stands Alone"... US Denies Entry

The Immortal Stone Love sound system has hit a snag after several of their top selectors had their work permits denied and visas for the United States canceled.

With several…


Added by G-Mark on April 9, 2013 at 10:28am — No Comments

Is Khago Unstable?

Does Khago have mental issues?

Well, according to Downsound Records CEO, Joseph Bogdanovich, Khago’s sense of security is so unstable that progress is difficult to achieve. Now producer Scatta Burrell has added to that. Days ago Scatta suggested that Khago has mental…


Added by G-Mark on April 7, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Nesbeth Ties The Knot

Singer Nesbeth has tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend.

Nesbeth got married on March 24 at the Struan Castle Gardens in St. Andrew. The entertainer tells Music News that he’s happy. The singer also used the opportunity to urge members of the entertainment industry specifically entertainers and…


Added by G-Mark on April 4, 2013 at 9:59pm — No Comments

Konshens Goes Hush On Raine Seville But Talks Canadian Tour

A clothing line, new singles, videos and tours are all on the agenda for Konshens.

Dancehall entertainer is currently in Canada for a string of events. After the dates in Canada, Konshens is expected to return to the island just in time for a free concert he’s hosting for fans. The Gal A Bubble deejay gives…


Added by G-Mark on April 4, 2013 at 9:50pm — No Comments

Life After Busy... Shane Brown Co-Manages Tarrus Riley!

Busy Signal’s former manager Shane Brown has inked a deal to co-manage singing sensation Tarrus Riley along with Cannon Productions.

Tarrus Riley, who was under the stewardship of saxophonist Dean Fraser, tells Music News that he’s excited about the new partnership.



Added by G-Mark on April 4, 2013 at 9:39pm — No Comments

Buju Banton Gets A Glimpse Of Hope

Will Buju Banton get an opportunity to undergo a third trial to prove his innocence?

Well, according to new information this is highly probable. It was…


Added by G-Mark on April 4, 2013 at 9:24pm — No Comments

No Apology For Khago Says Scatta

Entertainer Khago is demanding an apology from producer Cordell “Scatta” Burrell following his actions on national television recently.

Khago is apparently wounded after Scatta broke his CD on the Magnum Kings and Queens competition where he serves as a judge. According to…


Added by G-Mark on April 4, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

ITY, FANCY CAT LINK UP US RADIO - Comedic duo to have programme in Tri-state area

Though gearing up for season six of their show, Ity and Fancy Cat are also excited about their new radio show on United States-based Link Up Radio 93.5 FM.

The show, 'Double Dose' with Ity and Fancy Cat, began airing last week Tuesday between 7 and 9 p.m. USA time (6 to 8 p.m. Jamaica time) and also airs on…


Added by G-Mark on April 2, 2013 at 11:04am — No Comments

Twin of Twins set to release Stir It Up - volume 10

While touring several places in and around the Caribbean, dancehall artistes/comedic duo Twin of Twins are gearing up to release part 10 of the popular and controversial CD Stir It Up. Part 10 will be available to the public on April 20, 2013.

Speaking with THE STAR, Twin of Twins' Patrick Gaynor said the new…


Added by G-Mark on April 2, 2013 at 11:01am — No Comments

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