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 without a doubt one of Jamaica’s most influential music icons,…Continue
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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 Kartel is also being questioned in connection with other…Continue
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Entertainer Vybz Kartel is in police custody. The dancehall deejay was arrested this morning by police. Keep it locked to iriefm.net for the 411.
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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 the past year and a half, since John Holt first appeared…
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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 state-owned radio network to ban Vybz Kartel's music following a week of internal debate.…Continue
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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 sites.
Numerous efforts to get a comment from J.O.P…Continue
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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 file.
Mavado’s lawyer Martyn Thomas tells Music News that…Continue
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The young singer says she was at home in Yallahs, St Thomas, with her family when they became aware of gunmen in the community. However, quick action by the police foiled any attempt by hoodlums to…Continue
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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 were seen lurking in a neighbour's yard and attempted to…Continue
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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 daughters.
The Ethiopians is a…Continue
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Cliftwang tells Music News that he was taken to the Grants Pen police station but was subsequently released. Mr. Cross it explains the incident.
That was Clifton Brown aka…Continue
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The transfer comes after the Bureau of Prisons revealed that there weren’t enough beds in the Florida…Continue
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Interesting, poor production, good effort, degrading to women and just dismal are how some are describing the World Boss’ reality series.
Teacha’s Pet is a 12-episode…Continue
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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 Sting.
Merciless is the latest entertainer to drop on the…Continue
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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 collaborative effort, Distant Relatives, between Damian 'Junior Gong'…Continue
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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 Dong who has been a figure in dancehall ever since the hit single…Continue
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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. Saying that Beenie was used by Angel.. over the years. With all of…Continue
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