G-Mark's Blog – April 2014 Archive (50)

Krushal, Candy K crowned Magnum King and Queen

After 13 weeks of electrifying competition, Magnum Kings and Queens of the Dancehall have crowned it's seventh King an Queen, Krushal and Candy K.

After almost two hours of performances from former contestants of the popular talent show, it was finally time for a much-anticipated clash.…


Added by G-Mark on April 29, 2014 at 10:04am — No Comments

Cecile Speaks Out After Christopher Martin Breakup

Did Cecile dump Christopher Martin because of his heavy partying habits?

Well, Cecile and Chris who dated for around four years and share a one year old daughter have separated. Cecile gives us the 411.

Despite the separation, Cecile prasied Chris Martin calling him a…


Added by G-Mark on April 29, 2014 at 10:01am — No Comments

Sister Nancy Ponders Legal Action Following Reebok Ad

Sister Nancy may be contemplating suing a big shoe company.

That’s right; it could be a “Bam Bam” for Reebok! After the company used Sister Nancy’s 1982 hit as the soundtrack to promote its Reebok Skyscape sneakers.

But did Reebok use Sister Nancy’s Bam Bam without…


Added by G-Mark on April 29, 2014 at 9:52am — No Comments

Macka Diamond Forced To Leave Panamanian Fans Dry; Promoter Arrested...

Macka Diamond is today apologizing to her fans in Panama after she missed a scheduled perform due to the promoter’s negligence.

According to Macka, the promoter’s failure to honour the agreed payment plan led to his arrest after fans complained bitterly about false advertising outside the club. Music News…


Added by G-Mark on April 29, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments

Reebok chooses 'Bam Bam' for advertisement

Iconic deejay Sister Nancy's single Bam Bam has been selected by internationally acclaimed shoe company Reebok as the sound track for their Skyscape sneaker commercial.

The 30-second commercial is currently being aired on several international television stations, and shows model Miranda Kerr changing her…


Added by G-Mark on April 25, 2014 at 4:14am — No Comments

Ziggy flies to the top

FLY Rasta, the latest album from Ziggy Marley, is number one on Billboard's Reggae Album chart.

It is the singer/songwriter's third solo number one on this list. Fly Rasta is the follow up to 2012's Wild and Free which was also number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart.…


Added by G-Mark on April 25, 2014 at 4:10am — No Comments

Film on Bob’s rise to fame in the works

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A film about the international rise of reggae legend Bob Marley and his Wailers band is reportedly in the works, according to the website, indiewire.com.

Titled Buffalo Soldiers (the name of one of Marley's songs) it will be distributed by Mandalay Pictures, with writer Barry Morrow (Rain…


Added by G-Mark on April 24, 2014 at 4:00am — No Comments

Alkaline's Former Manager Accuses The Deejay's Entourage Of Vandalism...

Alkaline’s former manager, Dwayne Morris is accusing the dancehall deejay’s entourage of vandalizing his motor vehicle.

According to the CEO of Cahban Rekords his four tires were slashed and a stone thrown into his windshield. Dwayne Morris tells Music News that an eyewitness was in the car at the time of the…


Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2014 at 3:07pm — No Comments

Rihanna moves to Buju, Nadine Sutherland tune

Over the Easter weekend, R&B superstar Rihanna tweeted a video of herself and best friend Melissa Forde in the back of a truck singing along to Nadine Sutherland and Buju Banton's 'Wicked Dickie'.

Despite the video of the Bajan beauty singing the song getting only 400 views since its YouTube release just…


Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

'Kartel Exposed' page returns ... after being shut down on Easter weekend

The Facebook page titled 'Vybz Kartel Video and Pics Exposed' was shut down on the weekend, but has now returned.

Since last week, images, audio and video recordings, some of which were entered into evidence during the recently concluded Vybz Kartel Murder Trial, had been making the rounds over the Internet,…


Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2014 at 2:44pm — No Comments

Ishawna Breaks Silence On Foota Hype Split

The relationship between Ishawna and Selector Foota Hype has gone from romantic to just professional!!

The two both signed to Downsound Records continue to work together. Ishawna talks with Music News about the breakup and new singles.

In April last year, congratulatory…


Added by G-Mark on April 23, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

DJ remixes Kartel voice notes ... Releases video using online footage

A disc jockey has created a music video remix using online footage and Vybz Kartel's controversial voice notes.

The remix is two minutes and 28 seconds long and sees the DJ using soca and dancehall rhythms to make music with the alleged evidence that jurors used to convict the Grammy Provisional list of…


Added by G-Mark on April 22, 2014 at 1:36pm — No Comments

Portmore Dancehall Awards a success

Tamara Hollywood impresses in this black dress. - Anthony Minott photos

Culture artiste, Jah Bouks, won the award for Song of the Year with his hit single 'Call Angola' at the Magnum Portmore Awards event at Club Ntyce in Portmore, St Catherine, last Saturday.

Jah Bouks…


Added by G-Mark on April 22, 2014 at 1:33pm — No Comments

Rastas to march for 'Ganja'

A NUMBER of local artistes are set to show their support for the legalisation of marijuana (ganja) during a march and mass rally set for the Corporate Area tomorrow.

The march, organised by veteran reggae artiste Bunny Wailer's Solomonic Productions and the Rastafari Millennium Council, is aimed at furthering…


Added by G-Mark on April 22, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

It wasn't me

Vanessa Bling denies sending sex messages to Kartel


Dancehall artiste Vanessa Bling, formerly called Gaza Slim, has denied allegations that she and her former boss, Vybz Kartel, were sending each other messages alluding to sexual activities…


Added by G-Mark on April 22, 2014 at 1:26pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Submits Document To Secure Appeal...

Entertainer Vybz Kartel and his three co-convicts have submitted a standard document demonstrating that they intend to appeal their convictions and life sentences.

This document is a standard process for inmates who wish to appeal their sentences to do so within 14 days of their conviction.…


Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2014 at 12:51am — No Comments

Entertainers' vehicles seized

According to sources, two popular entertainers have had their motor vehicles confiscated by the police. One has been identified as reggae crooner Christopher Martin.

The vehicles were reportedly seized as part of a major crackdown by the Major Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency (MOCA) and the Revenue…


Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2014 at 12:47am — No Comments

Aidonia back in Ja after successful European tour

Dancehall's superstar, Aidonia, is back in the island from a successful tour of Europe. The artiste left the island at the end of February and toured multiple cities in Europe.

The deejay was also introduced to new markets where he was surprised at the enormous love and support from crowd…


Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2014 at 12:43am — No Comments

Chronixx team to seek legal counsel ...after email surfaced that he and band members were beaten

It appears that a legal battle will be ensuing between reggae artiste Chronixx's management team and representatives of Platinum Camp Records, following the broadcast of an email alleging that the artiste and members of his band were beaten at a reggae concert in Paris, France on Sunday.



Added by G-Mark on April 18, 2014 at 12:40am — No Comments

Chronixx tops Billboard’s reggae chart

FOR the past three years, reggae singer Chronixx has built an enviable track record. His efforts are paying off as the 'conscious music crusader' is number one on Billboard's Reggae album chart with his latest EP, Dread & Terrible.

Released on April 1, the Dread & Terrible project contains 10 tracks…


Added by G-Mark on April 15, 2014 at 1:22am — No Comments

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