G-Mark's Blog – May 2014 Archive (39)

Ricky Trooper blasts Bounty

Veteran sound system selector Ricky Trooper has released scathing remarks against leader of the Alliance, Bounty Killer.

According to Ricky Trooper, in a recent interview, Bounty Killer made disparaging comments about his character, labelling him as a 'sell out'.

"Mi nuh…


Added by G-Mark on May 30, 2014 at 12:28pm — No Comments

Zj Wah wa's woes worsen

JAMAICAN disc jock ZJ Wah Wa, who was arrested in Florida on wire fraud and money laundering charges earlier this month, will be tried in a North Dakota court.

The disc jock (given name Deon-ville O'Hara) was ordered transferred to that state when he appeared in court…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 1:47pm — No Comments

Samantha J Gets Deal With Columbia Records

17-year-old entertainer Samantha J has inked a major record deal with Columbia Records.

Samantha who gained popularity for "Tight Up Skirt" is currently on a promotional trip in North America. Efforts by Music News to get a comment proved futile.

Nonetheless, according…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 1:04pm — No Comments

Will.i.am launches video to Aidonia, Bounty sound

American Pop artiste will.i.am, yesterday released the official music video to his song 'Its My Birthday', on which he samples the work of Aidonia and Bounty Killer.

Although Bounty Killer was unavailable for comment, fellow Dancehall artiste Aidonia is celebrating his taste of…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 1:02pm — No Comments

Charly Black on European Tour

Dancehall artiste Charly Black is gearing up for a very busy summer. The hard-working deejay is currently away on a month-long tour of Europe. The tour, which began last week, will see him doing a number of appearances in countries such as Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, Holland and Switzerland.…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Serani, Tiyarro aim for Billboard

Dancehall producer/artiste Tiyarro is upbeat about his collaboration with record producer/artiste Serani.

The single, titled A Summer, was produced by Tiyarro's Inna Wi Genes Records and Serani's Rockstone Media.

Tiyarro is best…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 12:58pm — No Comments

Lady Saw's online accounts hacked

Dancehall artiste Lady Saw, has closed her verified twitter page and is not in control of the posts that are currently being made by her Facebook accounts, which has over 500,000 likes. According to the Queen of Dancehall, both accounts were hacked by unscrupulous persons and her passwords changed against her…


Added by G-Mark on May 29, 2014 at 12:39pm — No Comments

Leave the Gays - Music industry insiders say artistes can focus on other things

Following Queen Ifrica's recent run-in with the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community which saw her being barred from performing at Invasion of the Queens concert in New York, music industry participants are asking their colleagues to make songs tackling other issues excluding the LGBT…


Added by G-Mark on May 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Nature apologises to US fans for non-appearance

Downsound recording artiste Nature, has apologised to fans in the US for his non-appearance at the Best of the Best concert that was held on Sunday at the Bay Front Park downtown Miami.

Nature was scheduled to perform on the event but failed to do so because he is still waiting for his US…


Added by G-Mark on May 28, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Voicemail denies stealing song ... After upcoming artistes make accusation

Up-and-coming artistes, Clueless Brothers, are accusing dancehall group Voicemail of stealing their song.

According to Channon Brown, one of the members of the group, he, along with his brother, Naphtali, released a track called Gringo in November of last year. Voicemail also released a song of the same name…


Added by G-Mark on May 27, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel EP to be released

Short Boss Muzik is gearing up to release a new EP for incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel. The EP which has been named Reggae Love Songs and Other Things is said to have been produced to show another side of the dancehall artiste who has managed to develop a lengthy catalogue of music.

A release sent…


Added by G-Mark on May 24, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Buju's name used to defraud showgoers

Mark Myrie more popularly known as Buju Banton is serving a 10-year prison sentence in the United States but that has not stopped some persons from using the entertainers name to their own advantage.

Reports coming from the Buju Banton Defence Support Committee and the artiste's lawyer,…


Added by G-Mark on May 23, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Beenie's US tour going well

International dancehall star Beenie Man is in the middle of his successful major North American Hottest Man Alive tour, which has completed over 60 gigs in the past two months.

The Hottest Man Alive tour kicked off on March 22. He has performed at venues and clubs in New Orleans, San Antonio, Dallas,…


Added by G-Mark on May 22, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Etana launches beauty products

Roots reggae artiste Etana has launched a line of moisturising beauty bars. A release sent to THE STAR stated that the products are available for purchase online and feature nine fragrances namely Blue Lagoon, Morocco Sunset, Pure Passion, Oat Cream Dance, Trinity, Ganja Mint, Coco Lave, Mango Juice and…


Added by G-Mark on May 21, 2014 at 2:06am — No Comments

Bramma rejects Mr Peppa's war invitation

Dancehall artiste Bramma 'Di Gorilla' is turning a blind eye to a lyrical challenge put to him by fellow dancehall artiste Mr Peppa, who recently released a dis single produced by Truckback Records called 'Real Guerrella'.

According to Mr Peppa, known for his hit single Hypocrite Talk, he is the real…


Added by G-Mark on May 19, 2014 at 11:23pm — No Comments

Bounty booed

It seems the feud between the Mavado-led 'Gully' and the Bounty Killer-led 'Alliance' has escalated even further with a scuffle between the two camps at an event in Olympic Way, St Andrew, on Thursday night.

In recent times Mavado and his former mentor Bounty Killer have been at odds, even voicing dis songs…


Added by G-Mark on May 17, 2014 at 11:46pm — No Comments

Wah Wa charged with Wire Fraud in US

Zip FM disc jock ZJ Wah Wa has been charged with wire fraud, according to the United States Marshals Service.

Yesterday THE WEEKEND STAR reported that ZJ Wah Wa, real name Deon-ville Antonio Ohara, had been arrested in the United States since May 4. According to the Broward Sheriff's Office website, ZJ Wah Wa…


Added by G-Mark on May 17, 2014 at 11:44pm — No Comments

Gage denies voicing 'Tommy Lee' audio

The management team of recording artiste Gage has denied allegations by websites that his voice was used to mimic Tommy Lee Sparta's, in the recently released audio of a male, said to be Tommy Lee Sparta, who cried during a conversation.

According to Gage's manager, Neil, Tommy Lee Sparta's management is…


Added by G-Mark on May 17, 2014 at 11:41pm — No Comments

ZJ Wah Wa arrested in the US

ZJ Wah Wa has been arrested in the United States.

According to the Broward Sheriff's Office website, ZJ Wah Wa is currently in custody at Broward County in Florida.

The website states that 24-year-old Wah Wa, real name Deon-Ville Antonio Ohara, has been in police custody…


Added by G-Mark on May 17, 2014 at 11:39pm — No Comments

Reggae Boy Gets Prison Sentence

Jamaican International and and ex- English Premier League footballer Marlon King who caused a pile-up while eating ice cream at the wheel has been jailed for 18 months for dangerous driving.

Former Watford and Wigan striker Marlon King was driving a Porsche on the A46 near Newark in Nottinghamshire when the…


Added by G-Mark on May 15, 2014 at 10:43pm — No Comments

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