G-Mark's Blog – September 2012 Archive (42)

Busy's int'l career in doubt?

We want to send a message that the good you do will come back to you.

Jordane Delahaye, STAR Writer

Reano 'Busy Signal' Gordon will be a free man on November 21 but probably not as free as he would like to be.

According to US law, he is allowed to remain in the…


Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2012 at 11:26pm — No Comments

Tommy Lee Adds Sparta To His Name

Tommy Lee Sparta is the name entertainer Tommy Lee will use effective immediately for business.

The deejay’s management tells Music News that the decision to add Sparta to Tommy Lee’s name came following cases of fraud and impersonation.

Management also claims with…


Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2012 at 12:54am — No Comments

September 30 Makes One Year Kartel In Lockup

Sunday, September 30, will mark one year that Vybz Kartel has been behind bars.

However, though he’s incarcerated, the deejay is not silent. Kartel’s first book, The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto was released in July, new music seems to surface almost every week and he disbanded the Portmore…


Added by G-Mark on September 29, 2012 at 12:51am — No Comments

Junior Reid's Album Delayed Again..

Circumstances have forced Junior Reid to delay his long awaited album The Living Legend.

The album which was expected to hit stores sometime last year is slated for a January 2013 release. Junior One Blood Reid passed through the studios of IRIE FM earlier today and gave Music News the 411.…


Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2012 at 9:18pm — No Comments

Mavado Gets 2013 Court Date

With assault charges still lingering, 2013 will see Mavado in a courthouse.

When the entertainer appeared in court this morning to answer to charges of assault occasioning bodily harm, the case was put off until February 2013.

All this stems from a shooting incident that…


Added by G-Mark on September 27, 2012 at 9:15pm — No Comments

Di Genius produces for Nelly Furtado

Having had much success over the years, producer Stephen McGregor has written and produced a song for Canadian singer Nelly Furtado's album.

Known for songs like I'm Like A Bird and Turn Off The Light, Furtado released her album The Spirit Indestructible on September 18. The album features Don't Leave Me that…


Added by G-Mark on September 26, 2012 at 7:52pm — No Comments

PopCaan May Not Attend MOBO Awards

PopCaan is thanking fans following his first MOBO Nomination.

Popi who is vying for the Best Reggae Act title says he’s not sure he will attend the 17th annual awards ceremony in November due to other obligations.

Other nominees competing for the coveted top prize are…


Added by G-Mark on September 26, 2012 at 7:50pm — No Comments

Lisa Hyper And Laza Morgan An Item?

“From Gaza to Laza” is what dancehall deejay Lisa Hyper is chanting after the entertainer has been rumoured to be romantically involved with the singer from the…


Added by G-Mark on September 25, 2012 at 11:20pm — No Comments

Deejay fears for his life - Friends of the artiste warn that men are after him

Dancehall artiste Wasp is now fearing for his life after friends of the artiste warned him that men from a neighbouring community were after him.

According to Wasp, this all started after an incident occurred in Cassia Park, which left one man dead and another crippled.…


Added by G-Mark on September 25, 2012 at 12:32pm — No Comments

It's A GIRL For Yendi And Chino

Big Ship entertainer Chino and his girlfriend Yendi Phillips welcomed their baby girl on Friday.

Young McGregor reportedly weighed 7 pounds and 11 ounces.

Congrats to Chino and…

Added by G-Mark on September 24, 2012 at 8:42pm — No Comments

One Love, One Life, says Beres Hammond

BERES Hammond's latest album, One Love, One Life, will be released on November 13 by VP Records.

It is a 20-track double compact disc.

A press release from the Queens, New York company, said the multi-track set captures different moods of the veteran…


Added by G-Mark on September 21, 2012 at 8:03pm — No Comments

Black Roses no longer blooms

Throughout the 1990s, Lincoln Avenue in Kingston 13, popularly known as Black Roses Corner, was known as the 'chill spot' for members of the Black Roses Crew.

Among its members were flamboyant dancers Gerald 'Bogle' Levy, David Alexander Smith, popularly known as Ice and self-styled community don William…


Added by G-Mark on September 21, 2012 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Tommy Lee to headline Sting

TOMMY Lee, dancehall's latest sensation, is the headline act for the 29th staging of Sting at the Jamworld Entertainment Centre in Portmore, St Catherine on Boxing Day.

The singjay, a member of the Vybz Kartel-led Portmore Empire, is currently enjoying in-demand status, and his Uncle Demon mixtape…


Added by G-Mark on September 21, 2012 at 7:24pm — No Comments

Busy Singal Gets Six Months

Busy Signal will return home in about two months.

The entertainer who appeared in a Minnesota court this afternoon was given six months. However, with approximately four months already served, Busy is expected to be out before Christmas.

Busy Signal who was extradited to…


Added by G-Mark on September 21, 2012 at 7:21pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel's Book Should Be In Schools Says Co-Author

Michael Dawson, Co-author of Vybz Kartel’s book 'The Voice Of The Jamaican Ghetto' plans to write the Ministry of Education declaring that the book should be a textbook and accessible in all schools.

Dawson tells Music News that schools and individuals rejecting the book are doing their children a…


Added by G-Mark on September 20, 2012 at 6:25pm — No Comments

Marleys produce Wayne Marshall album

Reggae artiste Damian Marley is gearing up to release his first musical project in the capacity of producer. The son of late reggae legend Bob Marley is revealed to have been the mastermind behind the production of Wayne Marshall's soon to be released studio album True Colours.

According to Marshall,…


Added by G-Mark on September 19, 2012 at 8:32pm — No Comments

Who Will Win The MOBO Award For Reggae Category?

Who will walk away with the prize for Best Reggae Act at the 17th annual Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards?

Vying for the coveted title are Popcaan, Sean Paul, Konshens, Damian Marley and Mr Vegas.

17th annual MOBO Awards is slated to take place in Liverpool, England…


Added by G-Mark on September 19, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Teacha's Pet to be replaced

With their main star still behind bars, film director and producer Jay Will has thrown in the towel, as he says there will be no 'Teacha's Pet' season two.

According to the executive producer of the much-talked-about television series, there can only be one protagonist and that would be Vybz Kartel…


Added by G-Mark on September 17, 2012 at 6:57pm — No Comments

Judge Orders Buju To Attend Sentencing Hearing

Despite Buju Banton’s request to be absent from his sentencing hearing next month, under the United States law, the reggae entertainer may have to attend.

Ihmotep Alkebu-lan a member of Buju’s legal team tells Music News that the judge has since issued an order requiring that Buju Banton be present at the…


Added by G-Mark on September 16, 2012 at 12:46pm — No Comments

Bounty Killa Will Not Clash Tommy Lee

For those who were anticipating a clash between Bounty Killa and Tommy Lee at Sting 2012 forget about it.

Earlier this week, Bounty Killa issued a statement taking obvious jabs at Tommy Lee. According to the release Bounty Killa said “Christmas is 4 christ so nuh demon or devil cyaah win we a bloodcl**th all a…


Added by G-Mark on September 15, 2012 at 10:59am — No Comments

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