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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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GHANAIAN DANCEHALL ARTISTE ADDI BILLION DIES THROUGH AN ACCIDENT

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Promising Ghanaian Dancehall musician, Addi Billion, has died pre-maturely through death. According to AmeyawDebrah.com, the ‘Rise’ hitmaker as confirmed by his father, was involved in a car accident on Thursday after the vehicle he was driving run into a transformer and died on the spot. Billion is most known for his song …

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INTERNET TROLLS “AGE” MACKA DIAMOND

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By the hands of an Internet troll, a quick Google search for dancehall artiste Macka Diamond’s age will reveal the outrageous result of ‘about 119’, making the ‘Dye Dye’ singer the oldest living person in the world currently. This new result has increased Macka’s age drastically, from a previous fake …

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TOMMY LEE SPARTA IS COUNTING HIS BLESSINGS ON HIS LATEST SINGLE

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Tommy Lee Sparta is counting his ‘Blessings’ on his latest single on the Damage Musiq produced ‘Conquest Paradise’ Riddim. Tommy Lee Sparta is in a reflective mood on his latest single as he looks at both the ‘Blessings’ and negatives of his life, looking at the ‘Blessings’ that have rained …

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TOMMY LEE SPARTA TAKES ON GOV’T

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Ernest Smith, lawyer for Tommy Lee Sparta, says he is moving forward with proceedings to sue the government of Jamaica on behalf of his client. “He was the victim of the unlawful restraint of trade,” Smith told the Jamaica Observer. “He was the victim of the breach of one of the …

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MR VEGAS TO PULL BACK FROM SOCIAL MEDIA

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Controversial dancehall artiste Mr Vegas, who had a drama-filled 2018, says he will be reducing his intense social media presence, which he admits is overshadowing his music. “I need to have a balance so that the music doesn’t get lost. Music is my priority, so you will all be seeing …

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RODNEY PRICE TELLS GOVERNMENT TO LISTEN TO MORE BOUNTY & BUJU

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Rodney Price says the Government could get ideas about how to make Jamaica a better place by listening to the music of his ‘alter ego’ Bounty Killer, and that of Buju Banton. Among other things, the self-described poor people governor, used the Rebel Salute stage on Sunday morning to argue …

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BANKS OF THE HOPE GETS UNRULY REMIX

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Agent Sasco’s latest album ‘Hope River’ with majority of the tracks produced by Dale ‘Dizzle’ Virgo, , has been doing exceptionally well since its release a the end of Summer 2018 and has been gaining traction worldwide. The lead single from the project ‘Banks of the Hope’ has benefited from steadily increasing …

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SQUASH DROPS NEW “FIGHT” SINGLE

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The 6ix Boss is ready to ‘Fight’ on his latest single, even though Squash has to keep fighting it isn’t going to stop him. Squash is going to keep up the ‘Fight’ despite the number of challenges or obstacles they put in the way of the 6ix Boss, he is …

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POPCAAN DEDICATES “SILENCE” MUSIC VIDEO TO SHAGEL

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Popcaan rolled out the highly anticipated music video for “Silence” on Wednesday. The international Dancehall entertainer dedicated the visuals to his slain friend, Shagel, “Dedicated to the memory of Unruly Shagel rest in peace,” Popcaan wrote at the end of the cut. Last month Popcaan broke down in tears while publicly …

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TOMMY LEE SPARTA DROPS NEW “TOXIN” SINGLE

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Tommy Lee Sparta issues a warning to those that want to cross the line and come against the Spartan Empire on his latest single ‘Toxin’ Tommy Lee isn’t your typical deejay his veins are are flowing with a “Toxin” that perhaps is unique to Tommy Lee, he is ready to …

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ALKALINE HITS 1,000,000 SUBSCRIBERS ON YOUTUBE

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Alkaline is once again in the Dancehall history books. The Vendetta deejay is the first Jamaican-based artiste to reach over 1 million subscribers on popular video-sharing website YouTube. The only other Jamaican entertainer’s VEVO channel to celebrate the milestone is international superstar Sean Paul with 1.4 million subscribers. Following the ‘Richer …

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ALBOROSIE RELEASES NEW ALBUM ON FRIDAY

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Italian-born reggae artiste Alborosie is set to release his latest album this Friday. Alborosie Meets The Roots Radics: Dub For The Radicals was engineered, produced and mixed by Alborosie using vintage analog gear, dub sirens, reel-to-reel-tape, and live instrumentation from Alborosie and reggae icons the Roots Radics. This release marks the first …

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JAHVILLANI CONTINUES TO DEMONSTRATE HIS MUSICAL SKILLS

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By now it is known to all, Jahvillani is one of the most promising artists in Jamaica. Recently, Jahvillani released a new single in collaboration with Dancehall Promo Production “Reflections” which immediately received positive feedback. “Reflections” was released on Friday 11, and it has already reached over 20,000 views on YouTube. …

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MASICKA IS UNPROFESSIONAL AND BADMIND SAID FOOTA HYPE

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Foota Hype is calling out Dancehall entertainer Masicka for being unprofessional and badmind. The veteran selector made the accusations on Thursday after Masicka disrespected his longtime producer on Instagram over his new project “Reign Riddim” which features Foota Hype Music-signed artiste Fully Bad. “This is the highest level of unprofessionalism and …

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MUNGA INVOLVED IN FATAL CAR CRASH

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Munga Honourable was involved in a three-vehicle collision along the Mandela Highway on Saturday morning which left a Canadian national dead. According to police reports, the Dancehall entertainer, whose given name is Damian Rhoden, was travelling in a Corolla Axio motor car in the vicinity of Ferry about 5:50 am …

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BUJU ESTABLISHES FOUNDATION TO HELP YOUTHS TO FIGHT POVERTY

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Superstar reggae artiste Buju Banton has established a foundation which aims to ensure that at-risk youths, from newborn to 20 years old, have equal opportunities to succeed, through skills training and educational opportunities. “Born in abject poverty, I know what it is for a child to go without basic necessities. I …

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RIHANNA TO GIVE REGGAE BIG BOOST

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Producer Richard ‘Breadback’ Bramwell says it would mean great things for the country if Jamaicans were to be featured on Rihanna’s upcoming album. Rihanna is said to be recording a reggae album, and has received dozens of submissions from artists and producers in Jamaica. Breadback, who worked on a Sizzla …

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DEMARCO DROPS NEW “SELF RELIANCE” SINGLE

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Demarco teams up with Damage Musiq for new Self Reliance single. Demarco preaches ‘Self Reliance’ on his first track for 2019, he doesn’t need anyone’s help, he’s going to make sure that he is successful and he certainly isn’t looking for anyone else’s help. Demarco is not looking for any …

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RECORDING ARTISTE VERSHON IS PLEADING FOR PEACE, LOVE AND UNITY IN THE DANCEHALL INDUSTRY

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Vershon Begs For Peace, Love and Unity In Dancehall. The “Inna Real Life” deejay called out female entertainers including Spice, D’Angel, Ishawna, Jada Kingdom and Dovey Magnum to end their feud. “#2019 let’s make it a year of peace love and unity So I’m calling out @spiceofficial@dangelmusic @mslegendary@ms.kingdom @doveymagnum I love you all  but it’s too …

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NOTNICE HOSTS CONTEST FOR YOUNG TALENTS

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Producer Notnice will be giving two aspiring artistes (one male and one female) a chance to be featured on his upcoming album Kyng Midas. The producer, who has always prided himself on moulding young talent, said that the project is poised to do great things upon its release, and he …

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JAHMIEL RELEASES NEW SINGLE

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Jahmiel is making it clear for the new year that he doesn’t trust ‘Mankind.’ The international Dancehall/Reggae artiste dropped his debut single for 2019 on Friday titled ‘Mankind.’ The conscious single is produced Tru Ambassador Ent and distributed by Zojak World Wide. Jahmiel is set to release his debut album the first …

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