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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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Beenie Man Blast OUR & JPS Over Rate Increase: “Where is the compassion for the people?”

Beenie Man sounds off against the recent JPS rate increase with Jamaicans already paying higher light bills. The dancehall legend tweeted his displeasure over the recent rate increase granted to JPS by the Office of Utilities Regulation—OUR amid widespread outcry among Jamaicans buckling under the weight of the pandemic. Beenie Man‘s sentiments are shared by …

Spice Tells Chug It See You In Court After Demands For Refund & Apology

Spice and Chug It heads to court after the promoter demands for a full refund and public apology was rebuffed by the dancehall star’s legal team. Less than 24 hours after Chug It published a demand letter to Spice for an apology and a refund for monies paid for a September 5 performance that the …

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, …

DJ Khaled Says Jamaica And “Dancehall Is A Part Of My Story & It’s Such A Blessing”

DJ Khaled shares how Jamaica and dancehall played a major part of his story. Over the years, DJ Khaled’s unique touch on music has created a fan frenzy. From his most popular taglines like “We the Best” to “Another one!” it seems like almost everything he does goes viral. He’s now well respected in the …

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. …

Sean Paul Ready To “Break It Off” With Rihanna Again

Sean Paul says it’s time for a second collaboration with billionaire businesswoman and artist Rihanna. The two previously collaborated on “Break it Off” in 2006, and the Jamaican deejay has always spoken that his favorite collab will always be with Rihanna, who flew to Jamaica to do the song with him rather than him sending …

Lee “Scratch” Perry, Reggae Icon & Dub Pioneer, Dead At 85

Reggae dub pioneer Lee “Scratch” Perry has died at age 85. The legendary artist and producer died at the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea, Hanover, on Sunday morning. Known for his eccentric styles and provocative song lyrics like “Pum Pum,” the artist had been briefly sick, according to reports. Perry, who previously lived in Switzerland …

TeeJay and Bounty Killer’s Foundations Partnered With WiPay

TeeJay and Bounty Killer announced that their foundations, the UpTop Foundation and Bounty have partnered with WiPay Jamaica. The dancehall legend made the announcement on IG on Friday (August 27), sharing some photos of himself with TeeJay representatives from the company. The “Look Into My Eyes” singer added a caption saying, “I’m happy to announce …

Hurricane Grace makes a mess of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera

Hurricane Grace makes a mess of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera Hurricane Grace has struck Mexico’s Caribbean coast just south of the ancient Mayan temples of Tulum, tearing the roofs off some homes, knocking out power to thousands and keeping tourists off white sand beaches as it crosses the Yucatan Peninsula By FABIOLA SÁNCHEZ Associated PressAugust 19, …

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 …

Kodak Black Rep Yaad In “Z Look Jamaican” Visual Off ‘Haitian Boy Kodak’

Kodak Black rep for his Yaad fans in “Z Look Jamaican” video off his new album, Haitian Boy Kodak. The cut, which premiered on May 21, has already received more than one million views in 24 hours. It was also #23 on YouTube’s trending music list as of midday on May 22. The video, which …

Bounty Killer ‘King Of Kingston’ Album: Everything You Need To Know

Bounty Killer’s new album King of Kingston is loading. It’s been almost two decades since Bounty Killer released an album. In fact, Ghetto Dictionary was released by VP Records in 2002. But the wait is over since he has already confirmed that he’ll be dropping something new this year called King of Kingston. The mission …

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 …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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. …

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 …

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 …

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 …

DJ Khaled Drops Reggae Anthem “Where You Come From” Ft. Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, Capleton & Barrington Levy

DJ Khaled’s new album Khaled Khaled is finally here, and the rich, authentic sound of Jamaica is flowing abundantly through the voices of Bounty Killer, Buju Banton, Capleton, and a clever Barrington Levy sample for the track “Where You Come From.” Levy’s 1985 release “Under Mi Sensi” provides the base for the other Jamaican stalwarts …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Usain Bolt Slams Critics Of His Dancehall Venture After Police Dropped DRM Case

Usain Bolt is hitting back at critics who he insinuates are ungrateful for his many contributions to Jamaica while only having a problem with him because he has entered the dancehall forum. The video comes a day after disclosures by the police that a pending case against Usain Bolt for breaches of the Disaster Risk …