Tag: Dennis Clayton

January 8, 2018

Ninjaman Working With Troubled Inmates In Prison

Ninjaman is set to work with troubled inmates behind bars as part of a prison initiative he has been working on since his sentencing last month. The dancehall legend was sentenced to life in prison for his November 20 murder conviction. He will have to serve 25 years before being eligible for parole. A rep for Ninjaman told Dancehall HipHop that he plans to use […]

December 18, 2017

Ninjaman Sentenced To Life In Prison For Murder Conviction

Ninjaman, his son Janiel Ballentine, and Dennis Clayton were sentenced to life in prison with hard labor. A Jamaican high court judge handed down the harsh prison sentence on Monday in the Home Circuit court in Kingston. Ninjaman and his two co-accused were found guilty of the murder of Ricardo Johnson, aka Ricky Trooper, who cops say was gunned down on March 16, 2009, on […]

December 16, 2017

Ninjaman’s Incarceration Left Gloomy Dancehall Christmas Party Season

Ninjaman‘s incarceration is leaving a void this Christmas holiday party season. The dancehall legend is currently behind bars awaiting his sentencing set for Monday in the Supreme Court in Kingston. In case you have been living under a rock for the past few weeks, Ninjaman was convicted of murder last month and is facing life imprisonment. Known for his on the spot lyrical prowess and […]

December 15, 2017

Ninjaman Sentencing Postponed Until Monday

Ninjaman sentencing in the Supreme Court in on Friday was pushed back to Monday. The sentencing hearing was off to a rocky start due to a shortage of handcuff used by the police detail who escort prisoners to court. The deejay’s attorney told the court that officers had a delay in bringing the convicted deejay to court because of same handcuff shortage. Nevertheless, Ninjaman, his […]

December 15, 2017

Ninjaman Back In Court Today For Sentencing

Ninjaman is back in the Supreme Court in Kingston today for his sentencing hearing. The dancehall legend, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, was found guilty of murder unanimously by a seven-member jury on November 20th. Two more men, his son Janiel and close friend Dennis Clayton, were all found guilty of the same crime. According to authorities, Ninjaman shot and killed Ricardo Johnson in […]

December 13, 2017

Ninjaman Sentencing Set For Friday Deejay Faces Life In Prison For Murder

Ninjaman will know his fate this Friday. The Don Gorgon will be back in court on December 15th for his sentencing hearing. The dancehall legend, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, his son Janiel, and his close friend Dennis Clayton were found guilty of the murder of Ricardo Johnson. The three men were convicted by a seven-member jury on November 20th in what was a […]

November 21, 2017

Ninjaman Conviction Caused By Fight Over Kitchen Space

Tweet Share Ninjaman is staring down a life sentence in prison and will likely run into the likes of Vybz Kartel who he once had a beef with. The dancehall legend was convicted on Monday by a seven-member jury panel. The artist, born Desmond Ballentine, his son Janiel, and Dennis Clayton were all found guilty of the killing of Ricardo Johnson, a crime that could […]

November 21, 2017

Ninja Man Reacts To Murder Conviction Dancehall Icon To Appeal

Tweet Share Ninjaman has shared his reaction to his murder conviction on Monday. The guilty verdict sent shock waves throughout the dancehall community as another well known figure in the genre is staring down a life imprisonment sentence. “A suh it go, man,” Ninjaman told reporters as he was leaving the Supreme Court on Monday. The dancehall deejay was escorted back to jail by a […]

November 20, 2017

Ninjaman Upbeat As He Heads To Court Ahead Of Verdict

Tweet Share Ninjaman is upbeat as he heads to court this morning ahead of the highly anticipated verdict in his murder case. The Don Gorgon has been on trial for the past three weeks for the March 2009 murder of Ricardo Johnson, also known as Trooper, in the Kingston 13 area. A verdict was expected on Friday of last week, but that was pushed back […]

November 19, 2017

Ninjaman Murder Case Verdict Pushes Back To Monday

Tweet Share Ninjaman had to wait a little longer to know his fate after the verdict in his murder case was pushed back to Monday. On Monday (November 20), the seven-member jury will resume deliberation and is expected to return a verdict in the almost a month-long case. On Friday, the presiding judge, Justice Martin Gayle, gave his summation of the case and reviewed the […]

November 17, 2017

Ninjaman Lawyer Closes Argument Asks Jury To Free The Artist

Tweet Share Ninjaman attorney closes her argument in the Home Circuit Court on Thursday asking the jury to set the artist free. The dancehall legend, whose real name is Desmond Ballentine, his son Jamiel, and Dennis Clayton will likely know their fate today. The jury is currently in deliberation since yesterday evening. The three men are charged with the murder of Ricardo Johnson, more popularly […]

November 16, 2017

Ninjaman Murder Case Verdict Expected Tomorrow

Tweet Share Ninjaman will likely know his fate tomorrow when a high court judge is expected to hand down a ruling in his murder trial. The dancehall legend is back behind bars after being discharged from a hospital earlier this week after having a mild heart attack. The prosecution closed their case last week Friday and the defense attorney submitted a no case submission. The […]

November 15, 2017

Ninja Man Not Dead Rumors Are False and Malicious His Rep Said

Tweet Share Ninja Man is alive and in good spirit despite rumors late yesterday evening that the dancehall legend passed away. On Tuesday afternoon, rumors surfaced online claiming that Ninja Man died in the hospital from his recent heart attack. The news sent some of his fans into a panic while searching for answers to their many questions. Dancehallhiphop.com went in search for those answers […]

November 14, 2017

Ninja Man Released From Hospital Judge Rule Case Must Move Forward

Tweet Share Ninja Man was released from the hospital a few days ago and is now back in police custody. The dancehall legend was absent from his high profile murder trial for about a week following an hospitalization about a week and a half ago. His attorney said that he suffered a mild heart attack in court and was rushed to a local hospital where […]

November 8, 2017

Ninja Man Requires An Emergency Heart Surgery

Tweet Share Ninja Man will require an emergency heart surgery following his collapse in court last week Friday. Sources told Dancehall HipHop that the dancehall icon suffered a mild heart attack in the Supreme Court on Friday morning while his murder trial was underway. A high court judge halted the trial on Friday which eventually proceeded on Monday. Ninja Man was brought to a local […]

November 4, 2017

Ninja Man Murder Trial Adjourn Due To Deejay’s Chest Pain

Tweet Share Ninja Man is currently in the hospital under strict observation after falling ill in court this morning. The dancehall icon’s attorney, Valrie Neita-Robertson, told reporters that the trial was adjourned after he started complaining about severe chest pain and difficulty breathing. He was escorted by a police detail to a local hospital in Kingston where he was admitted. Sources told Dancehall HipHop that […]

November 3, 2017

Ninja Man Hospitalized, Dancehall Deejay Gravely Ill

Tweet Share Ninja Man is currently hospitalized after falling sick in jail. The dancehall legend was rushed to the hospital early Friday morning after he started complaining about feeling chest pain. He was due in court today for his ongoing murder trial in the Home Circuit Court. The trial went on despite his absence as he gets treatment for an unknown illness. Sources told Dancehall […]