G-Mark's Blog – June 2012 Archive (60)

Sample Six dancer wants credit for slangs

Popular dancer Dollar Bounce of the Sample Six dance group is upset over what he describes as the lack of recognition by entertainers who have been using his latest slang to generate a buzz in their songs.

The dancer is upset that the slang "si mi yah," that he claims to have created,…


Added by G-Mark on June 30, 2012 at 11:29pm — No Comments

Singer Da’Ville returns with new album

LOVERS' rock singer Da'ville is back with his third album, Krazy Love, a 14-track set he is confident will put him back in the dancehall reckoning.

Krazy Love, which Da'Ville describes as his "best work to date" includes the songs This Love, Now I am Strong, I…


Added by G-Mark on June 29, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Beenie Man: Done it all, ready to 'Dweet Again'

In 2009, Moses 'Beenie Man' Davis celebrated 30 years in dancehall at the National Stadium. The choice of venue was typical of the never-say die attitude of he who insists he is 'King of the Dancehall' as, in 1991, it was there that he was 'booed' as he deejayed against "green arm" at a concert for Nelson Mandela.…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 9:19pm — No Comments

R Kelly is sick again - Sumfest organisers remain hopeful

R&B Singer R. Kelly is reportedly ill, and already Sumfest fans are hoping it is not a case of déjà vu, as the singer had to pull out of last year's staging due to a similar illness.

On Tuesday, the singer was forced to pull out of three events due to complications allegedly arising from a corrective…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Delly Ranx gearing up to release fourth album

Recording artiste Delly Ranx is set todrop his latest album 'The Next Chapter' on July 10, 2012.

The artiste, who has already released three other albums, said that, with the state of music right now, he found it worthwhile to release a reggae album.

"It was worthwhile…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 9:14pm — No Comments

Mavado Advises Gully Entertainers Past & Present

“Gully godMavado is urging members and former members of the gully squad to avoid what he calls foolishness.

Vado made the comment during the…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 9:11pm — No Comments

'Enough With The Lies' - Chase Cross Warns Flexx and Savage

“Stop with the lies!” says entertainer Chase Cross after internet reports surfaced that he was involved in a brawl with former Gullyside entertainers Flexx and Savage.…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 12:06am — No Comments

U.S Cops Seek Help After Shooting At Mavado's Concert In NJ

Newark authorities are seeking help from anyone who was in the audience at a Mavado concert on May 12 at the Palladium Ballroom on Branford Place.

The minute-and-a-half-long video clip the prosecutor's office released shows Mavado on stage, as numerous audience members filming the show with their phones,…


Added by G-Mark on June 28, 2012 at 12:00am — No Comments


Police on Friday raided the home of Dancehall / Reggae music artiste Miguel Collins more popularly known as Sizzla, arresting several persons who were at the house.

Information reaching THE STAR is that police from the Half-Way Tree and Elletson Road stations entered the Richings Avenue home of the entertainer…


Added by G-Mark on June 26, 2012 at 11:46pm — No Comments

Website posts Sizzla's death hoax

For the second time, rumours of the death of reggae superstar Sizzla Kalonji have been circulating. The latest being in a motor vehicle crash that was said to have occurred on June 24.

The fabricated report about Sizzla was originated by Global Associated News who is responsible for several other death hoaxes…


Added by G-Mark on June 26, 2012 at 11:42pm — No Comments

Vegas number 34 on Best Albums of 2012 list

Mr Vegas recently secured more highlights on the international stage with his 'Sweet Jamaica' album appearing at number 34 on 'The 50 Best Albums of 2012 (So Far)' compilation by Complex magazine.

The magazine lauds the entertainer's 'uncommon ability to craft certified boomshots' as well as the 'dancehall…


Added by G-Mark on June 26, 2012 at 11:36pm — No Comments

Busy Signal Pleads 'Not Guilty'

Busy Signal has pleaded not guilty yesterday to one count of failure to appear in court.

The dancehall deejay who is said to have fled the United States to avoid a trial a decade ago on a drug charge made his first court appearance in Minnesota since being re-arrested.…


Added by G-Mark on June 26, 2012 at 11:34pm — No Comments

Deva Bratt says he was framed

Dancehall artiste Deva Bratt has denied allegations that he was involved in a physical altercation with two females in Portmore recently, which led to him being arrested by the police.

According to the controversial dancehall artiste, the report made against him was false and highly…


Added by G-Mark on June 25, 2012 at 11:52pm — No Comments

Appeals Court Gives Buju Banton The Boot

Chances of a new trial for Buju Banton have been dismissed.

The international entertainer has lost his appeal against his conviction on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges after a ruling by the 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta Georgia in the United States on…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 9:56pm — No Comments

Petition sent out for Busy Signal... Artiste's team seeking to exonerate him

Members of Busy Signal's team have launched a petition aimed for President Obama.

The petition asks that persons lend their voices to intercede on Busy Signal's behalf to exonerate him from his crimes.

In 2002, Glendale Gordon, aka Busy Signal, was arrested in the United…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 9:53pm — No Comments

Flexxx, Chase Cross fight outside Weddy

Several members of the Gullyside were involved in a fight on Wednesday night.

Former Gullyside artiste, who is now signed to Hapilos Entertainment, Flexxx, told THE WEEKEND STAR that the melee started when artiste Savage and two of their friends went to Weddy Weddy dance.…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 9:51pm — No Comments

Konshens Responds To Antiguan's Criticisms

Music is Music” is how dancehall deejay Konshens is responding after some Antiguan music fans criticized his inclusion in their upcoming Carnival Fete.

Konshens who is currently in Antigua for the event which is slated for this Saturday, tells Music News that he’s hired to do a dancehall show and he will…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 9:46pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Freed Of Ganja Charges

Vybz Kartel has been freed of ganja charges this morning in the Corporate Area R-M Court.

Following the verdict, Magistrate Maxine Ellis asked the prosecution “how many people can own a little spliff.”

Vybz Kartel and two others were arrested and charged…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 1:07am — No Comments

Sunday Funeral For Beenie Man's Dad

The funeral service for Herbert Augustus Smith, the father of dancehall deejay Beenie Man and his brother and manager 'Blue', will be held this Sunday, June 24 at the New Haven Seventh Day Adventist Church, on…


Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 1:01am — No Comments

Rick Ross In Jamaica For Stageshow

Rick Ross arrived on the island a few minutes ago for Best of Summer slated to take place tomorrow, Friday, June 22 at the UDC Car Park In New Kingston, Jamaica.

Added by G-Mark on June 22, 2012 at 12:59am — No Comments

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