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  • Autopsy performed on rapper Mac Miller, more tests needed

    September 11, 2018 4:31 AM 9

    An autopsy has been completed, but the cause of death is not yet clear for hip-hop star Mac Miller, who was found dead in his Los Angeles home last week. Los Angeles County coroner's spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said Monday that investigators have performed the autopsy and released the body to the family, but a cause will not be announced until the results

  • Ras Bogle sings for Tel Aviv

    September 10, 2018 2:30 PM 4

    Reggae artiste Ras Bogle contributed his time by performing and handing out back-to-school supplies to needy families during a community health fair held in war-torn Tel Aviv in Central Kingston late last month. "It was a back-to-school treat that provided dental check-ups and health checks for both parents and children. My role was to provide entertainment

  • Alkaline, Bunji Garlin for BRT this weekend

    September 10, 2018 2:00 PM 2

    Alkaline and Bunji Garlin are set to perform at Beach Road Trip Weekend (BRT) in California. The dancehall hotshot, Alkaline, and the soca star, Bunji Garlin, are slated to perform at the four-day all-inclusive party experience which starts on Thursday. Alkaline is set to perform on Friday at the V Maui Wowi Bonfire, while Bunji Garlin is to perform

  • Dancehall artiste latest to remix Rygin King hit

    September 10, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    Dancehall artiste Klassy is generating a big buzz in dancehall with the risque 'Buff', the remix to Rygin King's 'Tuff'. The song is said to be buzzing in the Jamaican communities in London and Brixton in the United Kingdom. Klassy said the reaction to the song has been huge in Jamaica and described the feedback in the streets as "lovely". Klassy, who is St Catherine-born

  • STAR of the Month: Govana still has bullet in his back

    September 10, 2018 2:00 PM 2

    One year before Govana catapulted into the public eye as the newest protege of dancehall recording artiste Aidonia, the deejay, known then as Deablo, was faced with one of the scariest incidents in his life. In September 2011, while leaving a party at an undisclosed nightclub, he was caught in the crossfire between two patrons who had a dispute. He was hit in his back by a stray

  • Story of the song: ‘Sanctified’ adjusted to ‘panty size’

    September 9, 2018 4:33 AM 9

    Chalice band's Revival Time opens their 1986 Crossfire album, but when it was recorded (most likely at Music Mountain, where most of the tracks for Crossfire were laid), the name they intended was 'Revival Style'. That is what Wayne Armond has in the invitation, "Come mek we drop it in revival style," which anchors the chorus of the lyrics he wrote to what he describes

  • Lybran fires lyrical shots at Labba Labba

    September 8, 2018 2:00 PM 9

    Dancehall artiste Lybran is firing shots in his new song 'Labba Labba'. "Some people say some unnecessary things sometimes to get attention or for whatever the reason. That is why I decided to drop this track; some people talk too much," said Lybran. Earlier this year, in a video that quickly went viral, Labba Labba accused Beenie Man of being behind

  • Sizzla reigns at Footloose

    September 8, 2018 8:43 AM 7

    The third Showtime Edition of the popular retro party series Footloose took place at the Mas Camp, Stadium North in St Andrew recently. Aside from the musical selections that patrons have come to expect, the additional attraction of Sizzla Kalonji's live performance raised the bar even further. “I would say that Sizzla's performance was the highlight

  • Ernie Smith to perform at CCRP Living Legacy Awards

    September 8, 2018 4:42 AM 7

    Ernie Smith will bring musical pleasure at this year' s Caribbean Community of Retired Persons (CCRP) Living Legacy Awards. Slated for September 28, this year's awardees are four Jamaicans who have made significant contributions to nation-building. They include: Glen Christian, founder and Chairman of CARIMED; Joy Crooks, founder of the Committee for the Upliftment

  • Foota Hype fires back at WI cricketer

    September 7, 2018 11:29 AM 12

    Selector Foota Hype says cricketer Marlon Samuels is only trying to get attention by mentioning his name on social media. Launching a scathing attack on Foota's personality, career and personal life in an Instagram Live post, Samuels said he has been avoiding a number of insults that the selector had aimed at him. Samuels claimed that the selector has been ‘hopping