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BEENIE MAN BURGER KING OF DANCEHALL – VYBZ KARTEL

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Beenie Man is considered as only  the Burger king of dancehall by  Vybz Kartel. We doubt Beenie Man is a fan of burgers but took a swipe at the dancehall legend when he referred to him a Burger King. Kartel and Beenie have been dominating dancehall headlines this week thanks …

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INVESTIGATION LAUNCHED INTO VIDEO OF POLICE SINGING KARTEL VERSE

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An investigation has been launched into a video of a policeman and policewoman vibing to the popular dancehall track, ‘Touchdown’, which was done by Stylo G, Nicki Minaj and incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel. The police’s Corporate Communications Unit (CCU) told THE WEEKEND STAR that the video has been brought to higher authorities …

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CURVY DIVA GETS INTIMATE WITH TEEJAY

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Trending Dancehall female Yanique Curvy Diva has tongues wagging once more with the release of the new sexy collaboration with popular male singjay Teejay. The single ‘Intimacy’ is produced by Damage Music and was released on Valentine’s day. Damage Musiq in recent months has produced quality projects including; Last Days …

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VYBZ KARTEL COULD RETURN A FREE MAN

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Vybz Kartel’s business partner is confident that the Dancehall deejay will be a free man very soon. Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, Shawn Storm, Andre St John, and Kahira Jones are currently serving life in prison for the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams at a house in Havendale, St Andrew, in August …

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LIFESPAN SPRING WATER DABBLES IN DANCEHALL

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Portland bottled spring water brand, Lifespan, has officially cemented their interaction with the Jamaican culture with a collaboration production of its first ever self-titled dancehall riddim project, the Lifespan riddim with producer Junior Bloodline. The Caribbean Producers Jamaica (CPJ) distributed brand, believes that music is an important part of the …

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CHRONIC LAW SETS TO RELEASE NEW “FLOURISH” SINGLE

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Chronic Law sets to release his new single titled “Flourish”, which is produced by Papi Don Muziq & Flydie Wise Production. This song promises to be a party Hit, with his up tempo beat and optimistic lyrics conveying the artist’s level of contentment and his creative articulation of the relatable …

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DEM TOO HYPE FI DI MONEY | BARRINGTON LEVY

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Veteran singer Barington Levy is unimpressed with what he calls the vulgar display of money which has become an integral part of the entertainment industry, both internationally and locally. In fact, Levy has dismissed verbal shouts of richness by entertainers as nothing but unsustained hype. “If you notice, people with real …

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“LET’S TALK IT OVER” WITH KANANGA

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Stephon Goss stage named Kananga, is a vibrant sound of the underground scene about to burst into the spotlight. Kananga’s vibe was sparked under the early influence of Cutty Ranks and Shabba Ranks, Pioneering kings of the Hardcore Dancehall sound of the 90’s. Kananga is no stranger to the music …

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CAMPARI RENEWS SHENSEEA’S CONTRACT

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Shenseea recently signed a new contract with Campari. The deal will see the artiste participating in advertising campaigns regionally for the Campari brand. Kamal Powell, Campari regional marketing manager, said Shenseea’s regional appeal made her suitable for the brand. “Shenseea is a regional brand influencer, with a global reach based on …

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WELL DESERVED REGGAE GRAMMY FOR SHAGGY AND STING

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The best-selling reggae album of 2018, has won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album. Sting and Shaggy’s 44/876 were declared winners yesterday afternoon during the Grammy Premiere Ceremony at Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The other nominees were Reggae Forever by Etana, As the World Turns by Black Uhuru, Rebellion Rises by Ziggy Marley and A …

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VYBZ KARTEL DROPS NEW “WEH DADDY DEH” SINGLE.

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Vybz Kartel dedicates his latest single ‘Weh Daddy Deh’ to his children, as he releases a heartfelt track dedicated to the children of men that are currently imprisoned. Vybz Kartel’s latest single ‘Weh Daddy Deh’ focuses on imprisoned fathers, as Kartel breaks down the impact of children being away from …

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BOUNTY KILLER DONATES 60 BEDS TO HOSPITALS

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Dancehall superstar Bounty Killer is set to hand over 60 beds to the Kingston Public and Victoria Jubilee hospitals in Kingston. The deejay said he decided to step in and play his part after seeing several heart-rending stories about the conditions of Jamaica’s health sector. “As a thriving Jamaican who …

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SQUASH MANAGEMENT CLARIFIES ‘6IIX’ SLANG

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Heavy D, manager for recently released dancehall deejay, Squash Six Boss, has denounced any connection between the entertainer and the ‘666’ sign commonly associated with the Mark of the Beast. This, after some links have been made in the entertainment space between the artiste’s popular ‘Six’ slang and the religious …

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ETANA’S REGGAE FOREVER ALBUM CREATING GRAMMY HISTORY

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To say 2018 was fruitful for Etana would be an understatement. The singer released her fifth album, Reggae Forever, toured relentlessly and capped the year with a Grammy Award nomination for Best Reggae Album.   The Strong one is the first female reggae artiste to sit on top of the Billboard chart twice …

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MASICKA RELEASES NEW MUSIC “HEADSHOT”

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Masicka issues a warning to anyone that wants to step against the Genahsyde with ‘Headshot’ on the Dunwell produced ‘Supreme’ Riddim. Masicka is ready to deliver a swift ‘Headshot’ to anyone that wants to diss the Genahsyde, it’s safe to say that Masicka takes any attempts to oppose the Genahsyde …

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JAFRASS IS READY TO PROWL INNA STREETS

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Jafrass is ready to ‘Prowl Inna Streets’ on the Dunwell Productions produced ‘Supreme’ Riddim. Jafrass is ready to show his badness as he prepares to ‘Prowl Inna Streets’, he is not putting down his weapon as he needs to protect his own life and live up to his reputation as …

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VYBZ KARTEL LOOKALIKE BLASTS SPICE

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The Vybz Kartel lookalike who starred in Spice’s “Conjugal Visit” music video back in 2014 is now blasting the entertainer. In a lengthy post uploaded to his Instagram account on Sunday, Young Addie called out the Queen of Dancehall over comments she made during her recent Breakfast Club interview. Speaking …

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STEFFLON DON HAS RELEASED HER “TAKE OFF” SINGLE ONCE AGAIN

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Stefflon Don Remakes “Take Off” After Stylo G and Nicki Minaj Beef. The UK-Based entertainer gave the gritty track some new lyrics and spit them on a different beat after her original version was removed by Stylo G and Nicki Minaj for copyright infringement. Stefflon Don first linked up with British …

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SHATTA WALE SETS TO RELEASE ISLAND VIDEO

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Ghanaian dancehall artiste Shatta Wale has started the party with his latest release, a flavoursome delivery aptly titled, Island. The track was released to the artiste’s YouTube page on January 1st and has racked up an impressive number of views on the lyric video. “One noteworthy point about this track is that, anywhere …

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BUJU BANTON CONFIRMED FOR SUMMERJAM 2019

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Buju Banton is confirmed for SummerJam 2019! 10 years after his SummerJam performance in 2009, Buju Bantonis scheduled to headline the Red Stage on Saturday – July 6, 2019. Buju Banton returned to Jamaica on December 8, 2018 and his first concert is scheduled for March 16th, 2019 at the National Stadium in Kingston, …

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