Tag: Jamaica

September 30, 2021

Jayda Cheaves & Gregory Wright Plead Guilty To Illegal Firearm In Jamaica, Fined JM$800K

Jayda Cheaves and her friend Gregory Wright both plead guilty to illegal firearm possession charges in Jamaica and were hit with a hefty fine or face jail time. American Instagram model and entrepreneur Jayda Cheaves and popular businessman Gregory Wright appeared at the Gun Court in St. James on Wednesday morning, where they pleaded guilty to two firearms weapons charges. Jayda and Wright were released […]

September 30, 2021

Bounty Killer Lands Starring Role In Jamaican Crime Drama Movie

Bounty Killer is set to make his feature film debut after landing starring role in an upcoming movie set in Jamaica. It’s been a bumper year so far for Bounty Killer, and the legendary veteran is continuing his welcomed reemergence. He’s already announced that his album King of Kingston will be ready in December, and now comes news that he’s set to star in an […]

September 29, 2021

Tanya Stephens Shares A Prominent Dancehall Artist Sexually Assaulted Her

Tanya Stephens revealed a prominent dancehall artist sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager. In a recent IG Live session with Shannon Mack, reggae singer Tanya Stephens took to Instagram to reveal descriptions of her sexual attacker. The descriptions sent fans into speculation mode as they searched the reggae scene looking for the perpetrator, which she disclosed. The topic at hand was brought up […]

September 28, 2021

Jamaican Police Charged Jayda Cheaves For Gun Possession, Released On Bail

Jayda Cheaves and her entourage member, Gregory Wright, were formally charged by Jamaican police for firearm and ammunition possession. The American YouTuber and popular businessman Gregory Wright have been released from police custody in Jamaica on station bail. Local police arrested the pair after two 9mm Glock pistols were found in their baggage as they attempted to leave the island. It appears that the two […]

September 28, 2021

Jayda Cheaves Addresses Arrest In Jamaica For Gun Possession

Jayda Cheaves has broken her silence after she was arrested in Montego Bay, Jamaica, on suspicions of gun possession. The Atlanta Entrepreneur and Instagram model, who is also the mother of a child for rapper Lil Baby, was reportedly arrested on Monday (September 27) afternoon in Jamaica as she tried to make her way back to the United States. According to several news outlets, Jayda […]

September 28, 2021

Popcaan, Beenie Man, Lil Ike Supports Raheem Sterling At 1962 Clothing Brand Launch

Raheem Sterling drew out some top dancehall stars for the launch of his 1962 clothing brand. The English footballer launched his clothing line 1692 last week Wednesday night at the London Fashion Week, where fans, including a number of celebrities like Popcaan, Beenie Man, and Lila Ike, were able to see pieces in the collection. Raheem Sterling‘s company’s first drop for AW21 collection pays homage […]

September 24, 2021

Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry’s Widow Gives Update On His Funeral

No date has been confirmed for the funeral of legendary producer Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry as yet. However, his widow Mireille Perry is hoping to announce a date soon, especially since she’s due to return to her native Switzerland in the next seven days. Mireille made the comments while talking with the Observer. She added that she would need to talk to Jamaica’s entertainment and culture […]

September 22, 2021

Ayesha Curry Says Popcaan Is Her Favorite Artist To Listen While Cooking, Steph Curry Reacts

Dancehall artist Popcaan had a laugh at the Curry’s expense as he reacted to Ayesha Curry stating that she loves putting on Popcaan’s music while cooking. Ayesha is of Jamaican heritage, and she never fails to promote and share her love for her culture, which also includes getting down and bussing a wine to her favorite dancehall bangers from Popcaan. In 2019, the Curry’s made […]

September 21, 2021

Nicki Minaj Is The Bob Marley Of Trinidad Says Her Cousin

One of Nicki Minaj’s cousins in Trinidad and Tobago thinks that she deserves the same kind of recognition that Bob Marley has received for his contributions to culture and music in Jamaica. The search has been on for Nicki Minaj’s infamous cousin, who was referenced in her tweets last week as being witness to the effects of the Covid-19 vaccine causing testicular swelling in a […]

September 20, 2021

PM Andrew Holness Not Ruling Out Vybz Kartel Being Vax Ambassador

Prime Minister Andrew Holness says that Vybz Kartel may have a key role in the government’s continued efforts to vaccinate the majority of Jamaica’s population by 2022. So far, just about seven percent (7%) of the island’s people are fully vaccinated. While the government has been trying to vaccinate persons, there has been a high number of people against taking the shot, which is said […]

September 20, 2021

Tion Wayne – West End Lyrics

[Intro: Young Adz & Tion Wayne] Be my best friend, racks in the west end I’ma take a flight with you I need more, tea for the west end (C’mon, c’mon), fuck all your best friends Girl, I got my eyes on you Yeah, T Wayne from the, yo (Yeah) [Verse 1: Tion Wayne] It’s like you love to make it all the bop, you’re […]

September 13, 2021

Love & Hip Hop ATL: Safaree Is Tired Of “Fake” Deadbeat Dad Narrative

It’s the season of co-parenting drama, as Safaree joins Summer Walker and London on da Track, who both took to social media recently to vent about parenting dramas. Safaree Samuels has seemingly gotten fed up with his deadbeat dad narrative, and he took to the Twitter streets to let out his frustrations. In his tweets, Safaree addresses fans’ criticism of him partying in Jamaica while […]

September 6, 2021

Usain Bolt Explains Why Sha’Carri Richardson Is Good For Track & Field

One of the highlights of the recently concluded Olympics in Japan was the healthy rivalry between U.S. sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson and most of Jamaica’s female track and field team. What started as rivalry soon descended into a mean-spirited back and forth between the two countries. It did, however, peak more interest in track and field. The world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt, believes it was all […]

September 3, 2021

Bounty Killer Foundation Donates $300K To Claude ‘Big Stone’ Sinclair For Heart Surgery

After almost three decades in the entertainment industry, Bounty Killer has made it his duty to give back to those in need. Through his ‘Bounty Foundation,’ the deejay continues to make a change in the lives of community members and colleagues. One of his latest contributions is to the C.E.O of Big Stone Records and Productions, Claude “Big Stone” Sinclair. Mr. Sinclair, who is also […]

May 26, 2021

Alkaline’s “Top Prize” Debut At No. 2 On Billboard Reggae Chart

Alkaline’s new project debut at No. 2 on the Billboard Reggae Chart this week after a smooth rollout. The Vendetta deejay’s latest album Top Prize is performing well a week after its release, selling almost 3,000 units of track sales and streams. The album was first released on May 14 and is now at the No.2 place on Billboard’s Reggae Albums chart. Alkaline is among […]

May 19, 2021

Bounty Killer Reacts To Murder Of 6-Year-Old Boy, Insist Dancehall Not To Be Blamed

Bounty Killer used the recent murder of a 6-year-old boy to illustrate why dancehall music isn’t to be blamed for crime. The dancehall icon has never been afraid to speak out on social issues affecting Jamaica. Bounty Killer, also known as the “Poor People Goveror,” has used his platform to speak out against injustice, crime, corruption, among other issues plaguing Jamaican society. The May 17th […]

May 11, 2021

Teejay Taps Gyptian & Bremmy FZ – “Uptop Wine (Wine for Me)”

Teejay and Gyptian link up for a new party anthem. Summer is on, so call up a friend! Unsure of just how to spend your time during the lockdown this summer? Teejay, Gyptian, and Bremmy FZ have teamed up for a laidback, melody-filled song and video which explains just how to ensure those hot summer days are filled with loads of fun. The Uptop Boss […]

May 11, 2021

Bounty Killer Blast Dancehall Artists Supporting Criminals Amid Police & Gunmen Shootout

Bounty Killer did not hold back on giving his opinion on the violence currently gripping Jamaica. The dancehall legend speaks out after receiving the news of a shootout that took place earlier today on Trafalgar Road in New Kingston that left two gunmen dead and another in custody. The shootout, which took place at a rather busy intersection in the Kingston 5 area around midday, […]

May 6, 2021

Sean Paul Explains How His Single Mom Inspired One Of His Biggest Hits “Rockabye”

Sean Paul has revealed that his 2016 collaboration with Clean Bandit and Anne-Marie, “Rockabye”, was one of his favorite collaborations, as he shared a personal connection to the track. The “Temperature” deejay opened up about his favorite collaborations during his recent sit down with Yendi Phillips. Sean Paul, whose real name is Sean Paul Henriques, explained that his favorite collaboration was with Rihanna, but he […]

May 5, 2021

Boom Boom Says Skillibeng Now The Top Dancehall Artist But Lacks Versatility

Skillibeng has, no doubt, continued to aim high and make moves in the entertainment industry. But talks about the artiste’s declining song quality are once again popping up. Veteran selector Boom Boom recently expressed that while he believes Skillibeng is the “big name in Jamaica right now,” the deejay should steer clear of the same flows he has been using repetitively on many of his […]

May 5, 2021

DJ Khaled Clip From Trip To Jamaica Turned Into A Meme Frenzy

DJ Khaled is getting the meme treatment thanks to this clip from his recent trip to Jamaica. Whenever DJ Khaled touches down in Jamaica, we expect some legendary collaborations but this time we got more than just that. Add a new notch to his cap, as that combination has produced a variety of hilarious memes. You probably know the one we’re talking about too. It […]

May 4, 2021

Bounty Killer Cosigns Senator Damion Crawford’s Take On Dancehall & Crime

Bounty Killer seconds a Jamaican senator’s take on the correlation between crime and music. The ongoing debate in Jamaica concerning the impact of dancehall music on the country’s high crime rate has welcomed opinions and arguments from figures in both the entertainment and political industry. While the members of the proposition and opposition seemed to be clearly established as the government and dancehall community, respectively, […]

May 4, 2021

Dancehall Legend Baby Cham Calls Jamaican Gov’t Bias For Easing UK Travel Ban

Baby Cham speak on the Jamaican government lifting UK travel ban while ignoring the entertainment sector. Most sectors of the Jamaican economy, like many other countries around the world, have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. The entertainment sector has staggered and tried as best as possible to keep up with the restrictions put in place to safeguard the country. With restrictions looking to […]

May 2, 2021

Tory Lanez Previews Fire Remix Of Skillibeng’s “Crocodile Teeth” – Listen

Tory Lanez has proven time and time again that he is the king of remixes, and he continues his reign with another fire dancehall collaboration through Skillibeng’s cross-over hit “Crocodile Teeth.” The Canadian rapper/singer shared a video of himself jamming to the new, unreleased joint to his Instagram page, and fans have already been calling for the official release. “@skillibeng #CrocodileTeeth …… should I drop […]

May 1, 2021

DJ Khaled – WHERE YOU COME FROM Lyrics

[Intro: DJ Khaled] We The Best Music Murda We di best Another one (Ooh, fyah) Don’t need the rest (Ah, wah dem seh, wah dem seh, wah dem seh) DJ Khaled [Chorus: Buju Banton & Barrington Levy] If unu mess with we, you a go see a million We natty congo long, jus like the Amazon Spliff big like gas cylinder, man a beat like […]

May 1, 2021

Vybz Kartel Proclaims His Love For Shorty In New Song “Love Ya Babymom”

Vybz Kartel proclaims his love for Shorty in a new track dedicated to the mother of three of his children. The dancehall hitmaker is showing love to the mother of his kids in a major way with the release of the official audio for his single “Love Ya Babymom.” The track was uploaded to his YouTube channel on April 29. The dedication to Tanesha is […]

May 1, 2021

Romeich & Health Minister Tufton Debunks Vaccine Conspiracies On IG Live

Romeich Major is encouraging persons to get vaccinated to protect themselves against the Coronavirus, which has killed millions of people worldwide and has caused countries across the world to shut down as a measure to contain gatherings in an effort to stop the spread of the contagious viral infection. In a live video chat on IG with Jamaica’s Health Minister Christopher Tufton, Romeich disclosed that […]

April 28, 2021

Apple Music Paying 1 Penny Per Stream – How Much Can Dancehall Artists Make?

Apple Music is now paying artists and labels at least twice that of other DSPs like Spotify. Apple Music recently announced that artists will be paid equally and fairly as labels, and its rate is by far the highest in the industry so far. It’s a shift in how artists are treated in an era where the rights of creatives are taking the forefront, and […]

April 28, 2021

Bounty Killer Says Politics Is Why Bob Marley Got Shot Not Dancehall Music

Bounty Killer says politics is to be blamed for Bob Marley getting shot decades ago and not dancehall music. Bounty Killer is re-igniting the argument that there is no connection between crime and dancehall as he shares a very vocal clip of himself from more than 10 years ago as he rubbishes claims of a connection between the two. According to Killer, who drew for […]