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SHOWTIME DAMION IS BACK WITH A BRAND NEW SINGLE “DM”

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Showtime Damion teams up with Dancehall Promo to drop the ultimate social media anthem ‘DM’, with Showtime Damion sliding into the DMs as soon possible. As soon as he sees a picture he likes, he is double tapping and going straight for the DMs. Showtime Damion has shown a lot …

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GOVANA SHOWS US SOME FLAVOURS ON HIS LATEST SINGLE

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Govana shows us some more ‘Flavours’ on his latest single, coming with a different sounding riddim and a different flow. It might be reaching the end of the year but that doesn’t mean that the competition for deejay of the year is over just yet, with several names in contention …

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JONZE LMG RELEASES NEW SINGLE

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Jonze Lmg dedicates his explicit track ‘She Bad’ produced by Dancehall Promo Production & Hemton Music to a certain girl that can really throw it down in the bedroom, it’s fair to say Jonze is enjoying everything she is showing him in the bedroom. Jonze Lmg drops an explicit slow …

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TOMMY LEE SPARTA DROPS NEW “HABIT” SINGLE

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Tommy Lee Sparta proves that constant releases has become a ‘Habit’ for the deejay in 2018, releasing yet another single today. Tommy Lee looks set to become a later contender to the deejay of the year discussion with his constant impressive releases over the last couple of months. Tommy Lee …

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TOMMY LEE’S LAWYER PRESSURES COP ON WITNESS STAND

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The forensic examiner in the lottery scamming trial of Tommy Lee Sparta and his co-accused O’Brian Smith, told the Circuit Court yesterday that devices examined did not require a password for access. The witness, Detective Corporal Campbell, who gave evidence earlier in the trial on the findings on a hard …

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VYBZ KARTEL CONTINUES TO RELEASE NEW MUSIC

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Vybz Kartel teams up with up-and-coming entertainer/social media personal Jodi Couture for a brand new raunchy single titled “Backshot.” The Christmas anthem is produced by Ricky Blaze and LMR is already dominating the airwaves since its December 8 release. The track samples Spragga Benz and Lady Saw’s smash hit 200 single “Backshot Mi …

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JAHVILLANI TEAM UPS WITH CHYN CHILLA FOR CHRISTMAS GIFT

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Jahvillani and Chyn Chilla are exchanging ‘Christmas Gift(s)’ on their latest track, but don’t think they are talking about Xboxs and Playstations on this track, they are talking about other types of gifts. As Christmas is fast approaching it is only right that we start to hear some Christmas dancehall …

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BUJU BANTON SPOTTED IN STUDIO FOLLOWING JAMAICA RETURN

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Buju Banton was photographed in a studio over the weekend. The Reggae/Dancehall icon linked up ace producer Steven “Lenky” Marsden just days after his return to Jamaica. “The music shall forever remain in the man!!#tillshilohband…. We are ready!!! @bujuofficial,” Marsden captioned the photo of the two. Buju Banton fans were sent into …

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TRINIDAD BAWL OUT FOR DOVEY MAGNUM

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Atlanta based Jamaican reggae/dancehall artist, Dovey Magnum, ignited Trinidad on Saturday December 8th, 2018. The act who was one of the headliners at “SOKAH” Love, Riddim & Iron concert alongside the “Trendying Gyal” Shenseea and others brought Brian Lara Stadium into a frenzy as they performed hits after hits. The “Commander-in-Chief” of …

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YELLOWMAN HAS ADVICE FOR “THE GARGAMEL”

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Veteran deejay Yellowman has done a good job at keeping a low profile when it comes to his personal life throughout his career. He credits this to steering clear of negativity which he says can be fostered by media entities. Over the past few days, people have been longing to …

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WATER GUNS LAND KALADO IN POLICE CUSTODY

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Dancehall artise Kalado had a brief encounter with the law yesterday over what police officers thought were three high-powered rifles found in his possession. It was reported that the police apprehended the entertainer, whose given name is Eton Gordon, in Lakes Pen, Spanish Town in St Catherine as he was …

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ALEXX A-GAME AND DING DONG TEAMS UP ON “CHUCK IT”

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Alexx A Game does it again with Brand new single “Chuck It,” featuring Ding Dong on The Real and True Label. Following his hit singles, “I Know”, “Double” and “Go Harda” recording artiste Alexx. A-Game, has teamed up with Dancehall artiste Ding Dong on the anticipated single “Chuck It” produced …

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POPCAAN AFFILIATE KILLED AT HIS HOUSE IN CHERRY GARDENS

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Popcaan’s longtime friend was reportedly killed at his Cherry Gardens house on Wednesday. The deceased has been identified as Junior Thompson, more popularly known as Shagel of Prospect District in St Thomas. Thompson’s body was found lying in a pool of blood in a room on the property by workmen at about 8:30 a.m. …

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STING AND SHAGGY EXCITED ABOUT GRAMMY NOMINATION

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In April when A&M Records released 44/876, the collaborative album by British rocker Sting and Shaggy, the album quickly debuted at the top of the charts. Now, eight months later and more than 50,000 copies sold in the United States to date, the album has been recognised by the Recording Academy …

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BUJU BANTON RELEASED FROM PRISON AFTER 10 YEARS

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Grammy award-winning artiste Buju Banton arrived in Jamaica on Friday night, hours after he was released from the McRae Correctional institute in Georgia, USA. Buju, whose given name is Mark Myrie, was whisked away in a white Toyota Hilux pick-up, shortly after arriving at the Norman Manley International Airport in …

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NO BUJU BANTON EVENT PREPARED FOR RETURN – JAMAICAN GOVERNMENT

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Buju Banton will be returning home to Jamaica tomorrow, Saturday 8 December, after serving 7 years in prison for drug trafficking. It appears that Buju Banton has already been released from the federal prison and is being held for deportation. The United States Bureau of Prisons updated its website overnight …

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KIM KELLY SINGS TO EMPOWER WOMEN

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With the recent incidents of violence against women in Jamaica, reggae/dancehall artiste Kim Kelly has decided to join a performance-driven movement to empower women. The performances will take place at several venues over the Caribbean, with Kelly’s first appearance being in Guyana. “Music is a powerful tool and if used …

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VYBZ KARTEL CONTINUES TO DOMINATE DANCEHALL AIRWAVES 

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Vybz Kartel drops off another new track “Deso It Deh” from his upcoming album, Exiled Pharoah.” Vybz Kartel continues to dominate dancehall airwaves with a slew of new singles, with the latest one released this weekend, “Deso It Deh.” The Worl’Boss dropped the new TJ Records produced track on Friday with …

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SPICE NAMED THE BEYONCE OF DANCEHALL

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Spice’s work ethic has earned her another titled. The newly crowned “Queen of Dancehall” was recently lauded as the “Beyonce of Dancehall” following the release of another creative music video. Spice, whose given name is Grace Hamilton, pays homage to the women who started Dancehall and paved the way for this …

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BUJU HAS PAID THE PRICE – PSOJ

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‘We Wish Him Well’ – Private Sector Says Buju Has Paid The Price. The powerful Private Sector Organisation of Jamaica (PSOJ) says its members will not be putting any barriers in front of reggae superstar Buju Banton when he returns from prison to resume his music career. Buju Banton, whose …

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RIDDIMS DON’T WIN GRAMMYS SAID POPCAAN

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A repost by dancehall artiste Popcaan has ignited a debate around the issue of singles versus albums. The post, which was originally made by an apparent Unruly fan page, encouraged artistes to be less concerned about being featured on a ‘hot riddim’ and more focused on putting together a body …

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MACKA DIAMOND TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM

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Dancehall artiste Macka Diamond is gearing up to release her third studio album. The project, which is slated for release in January, will also mark a special occasion in the artiste’s life. The entertainer, who would be celebrating her 48th birthday on January 12, said the album will see her …

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VYBZ KARTEL – APPEAL VERDICT IN 2019 MORE LIKELY

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Vybz Kartel and fans all over the world will have to wait until 2019 for the July appeal case deliberation. The incarcerated deejay’s appeal case was held in Kingston, July 2018. A verdict was expected to be reached by December 2018, but it is unlikely, according to one of the …

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UNESCO ADDS REGGAE MUSIC TO GLOBAL CULTURAL HERITAGE LIST

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Reggae music, whose chill, lilting grooves found international fame thanks to artists like Bob Marley, on Thursday won a spot on the United Nations’ list of global cultural treasures. UNESCO, the world body’s cultural and scientific agency, added the genre that originated in Jamaica to its collection of “intangible cultural …

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12 DAYS TO GO FOR BUJU BANTON’S FREEDOM

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In 12 days incarcerated entertainer Buju Banton will be a free man. In October, Buju appointed a legal team to ensure that after his release on December 8, he will be sent back to Jamaica with minimal hassle and the least possible time spent in the custody of the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). …

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