G-Mark's Blog – January 2013 Archive (50)

Delly Ranx demands truth from Anthony B - Says artiste caused him to miss US tour

Reggae artiste Delly Ranx is asking fellow reggae artiste and mentor Anthony B to go to the media and claim responsibility for his (Delly Ranx) absence from his (Anthony B's) recently concluded tour.

According to Delly Ranx, Anthony B asked him to be a supporting…


Added by G-Mark on January 31, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments

Khago puts down controversy - Turns attention to doing reggae album

Having been on a controversial path in recent times, dancehall artiste Khago says the good relationship he now has with his mother has softened his heart, and has also inspired him to pen a reggae album.

The name of the album is yet to be decided, but Khago says it will be released in June or July, as the…


Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments

Gaza artistes remain loyal to Kartel

After maintaining a strong presence in dancehall for the majority of 2012 despite incarceration, followers of Vybz Kartel still remain loyal to him, even hailing him as another potential king of dancehall.

According to some members of his PG 13 camp, his coronation is obvious based on his strong presence in…


Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2013 at 10:10am — No Comments

Cliff-Twang in more trouble

There is even more problem for Clifton 'Cliff-Twang' Brown as THE STAR understands that he is being sued for monies outstanding from several bounced cheques he tendered at a gas station late last year.

THE STAR understands that a lawsuit has been filed in the Sutton Street Resident Magistrate's Court against…


Added by G-Mark on January 30, 2013 at 10:08am — No Comments

Aidonia Now A Daddy

Aidonia is still smiling ear to ear after his fiancée Kimberly Megan, gave birth to a baby boy on Friday.

Music News understands that the dancehall deejay is taking this week off bond with his son “King Khalif” before hitting the studio next week.

Aidonia’s son was born…


Added by G-Mark on January 29, 2013 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Snoop promises to give back to Jamaica... Despite criticism, some locals defend the US rapper

Members of the Rastafarian community have criticised Snoop Lion (formerly Snoop Dogg), alleging that the rapper turned reggae artiste is not sincere in his conversion to the Rastafarian movement.

According to the anti-Snoop Lion Rastafarians, the hip-hop icon has failed to meet the contractual, moral and…


Added by G-Mark on January 29, 2013 at 12:22pm — No Comments

Excerpts of Mr. Vegas cheating novel leaked

Though Dancehall/Reggae megastar, Mr. Vegas isn’t scheduled to release his debut novel until February, excerpts of this highly anticipated book have been leaked to the public; revealing some juicy details in the process.

In December, Vegas announced he was penning a cheating novel, Bare Tingz which he…


Added by G-Mark on January 28, 2013 at 11:59am — No Comments

Serani reveals big plans for 2013

With a new company and his new recording studio finally complete, singer and producer Serani plans to make some major moves for 2013, a year in which he intends to significantly increase his musical output.

Born Craig Marsh, Serani received acclaim for work he did on Sean Paul's Trinity album having…


Added by G-Mark on January 27, 2013 at 9:40pm — No Comments

Markus Myrie raises the bar with new rhythm

MARKUS Myrie, son of dancehall great Buju Banton, recently released the Bar Bounce rhythm on his Markus Records.

Myrie, who had a prolific 2012, is confident this latest project will maintain his momentum.

Songs by Ninja Kid, Elephant Man, Khago, Mavado, and Flexx are on…


Added by G-Mark on January 26, 2013 at 2:11pm — No Comments

Rohan Marley Defends Snoop Lion

In the midst of a controversy surrounding Snoop Lion and some members of the Rastafarian Millennium Council, Bob Marley’s son Rohan has run to Snoop’s defense.

According to TMZ, Rohan Marley said that reggae legend Bob Marley would have embraced Snoop Lion’s Rastafarian rebirth and welcomed…


Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2013 at 8:36pm — No Comments

Mavado Settles Refund With DownSound Records Boss

DownSound Records boss, Joseph Bogdanovich who recently demanded a refund from Mavado following his non-appearance at Sting last year says the issue has been dealt with.

Joe gives Music News the 411.…


Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2013 at 8:34pm — No Comments

“I Am Not Who Babylon Says I Am” States Vybz Kartel

A Roots and Culture album with a twist is what fans can expect from jailed dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel.

According to a release, VK says “I’m not who Babylon…


Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2013 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Chris Martin's Cheater's Prayer remixed by Jim Jones

American rapper Jim Jones has done a remix to reggae artiste Chris Martin's hit single Cheater's Prayer.

The song is called Mary's Prayer and was recorded without Chris Martin's consent. The rapper has even gone as far as to release a music video rapping to the reggae instrumental, using Chris Martin's voice…


Added by G-Mark on January 25, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Rastafari Council Threatens Snoop Lion With Lawsuit, “He Is Not A Real Rasta”

Bunny Wailer is furious with Snoop.

Snoop Lion, formerly Snoop Dogg, has caught some fire from the Rastafarian Community.

The elders of the Ethio-Africa Diaspora Union Millennium Council also known as the Rastafari Millennium Council has released a 7-page document…


Added by G-Mark on January 24, 2013 at 11:49pm — No Comments

Shaggy Not Actually Dead

Good news! Shaggy was not stabbed to death. A rep for the "It Wasn't Me" singer denied reports claiming he was recently the victim of a brutal attack, saying "[Shaggy] is like a cat with 9 lives ... but I can happily report that he's alive and kicking." Glad he's still…


Added by G-Mark on January 24, 2013 at 11:47pm — No Comments

Chronixx, Raging Fyah round off Jazz and Blues line-up

Chronixx and Raging Fyah complete the confirmed line-up of artistes to perform on the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival scheduled for January 24-26 at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium.

Chronixx, who will perform for the first time on the 'Jazz' stage, will perform on Saturday, January 26 while Raging Fyah will…


Added by G-Mark on January 24, 2013 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Clif-Twang Lands In Court Over Child Support

Clifton Brown aka 'Clif-Twang', the man who rose to popularity with the catchy slang 'Nobody Canna Cross It', is to appear in the Family Court on Thursday.

In August 2011, Clif-Twang was arrested and dragged before the Family Court, after a summons was served on him by the Mavis Bank police for the lack of…


Added by G-Mark on January 22, 2013 at 11:28pm — No Comments


Having been to Jamaica on a few occasions recently and even doing a reggae album, rapper Snoop Lion (formerly Snoop) is now the executive producer of a web series that was inspired by his visits.

The series, Noisey Jamaica: Dancehall, will air for the first time today on YouTube on Noisey's YouTube…


Added by G-Mark on January 22, 2013 at 11:24pm — No Comments

Kartel murder trial postponed

KINGSTON, Jamaica - The murder trial Of Vybz Kartel and five members of his clan was today postponed until May 27.

The trial, which was scheduled to start in the Home Circuit Court, was put off as the number of jurors present were insufficient.…


Added by G-Mark on January 21, 2013 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Dancehall Fans Fire At Security Minister

Dancehall lovers are reacting following a statement made by Security Minister Peter Bunting who bashed Vybz Kartel for his song Reparation, which the Minister says…


Added by G-Mark on January 20, 2013 at 12:51am — No Comments

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