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  • RED-HOT singjay Chronixx and Youth and Culture minister Lisa Hanna have knocked heads in a heated Twitter war.

    September 26, 2014 11:46 AM 25

    According to JA-Blogz, Chronixx appears to have ruffled Hanna's feathers when he criticised the Government for not creating a suitable venue in Jamaica for live music. "I'm laughing at this dumb government who have never erected a live music venue in honour of reggae music even though it is the only reason why people visiting this beautiful island of bankruptcy

  • CJ Killawno releases 'Weh Mi Do Dem'

    September 25, 2014 5:04 PM 31

    Mosade recording artiste CJ Killawno, recently recorded a brand-new single called 'Weh Mi Do Dem'. The bouncy dancehall track was produced by Westmoreland-based production outfit Flex Rich Records and popularLINKZ FMdisc jock DJ Six, on the Possession rhythm. Although the single has not been officially released it's already generating a huge buzz in western

  • Idris Elba honoured with MOBO award

    September 25, 2014 5:04 PM 20

    Idris Elba was presented with the MOBO Inspiration Award on Tuesday - an honour he described as "very special". The actor/DJ is the first ever recipient of the accolade, which has been created by Kanya King, the founder of the awards. According to Kanya, Idris was selected to be the inaugural winner due to his determination to "help and inspire the next generation

  • I slept with Skatta

    September 25, 2014 5:04 PM 21

    Following Foota Hype's recent rant on a UK radio station, during which he alleged that his ex-girlfriend and babymother, Ishawna, had sexual relations with his former co-worker, Downsound Records producer Skatta Burrell, and his boss Josef Bagdonovich, Ishawna has finally responded. Ishwana aimed to save face during an interview with Ragashanti, yesterday

  • I-Octane delights Tracks and Records

    September 25, 2014 8:31 AM 23

    KABAKA Pyramid seems to have set the pace at the opening to the weekly concert series staged at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records in St Andrew, by inviting his friends to perform with him two weeks ago. This trend was continued by Sizzla Kalonji last week when he took to the stage. Chart-topping act I-Octane must have received the memo as his performance

  • Farrell, Vaughn set for True Detective season 2

    September 25, 2014 8:27 AM 49

    LOS ANGELES, USA (AP) — Colin Farrell and Vince Vaughn will star in the second season of HBO's True Detective. The eight-episode drama series will begin production in California this fall, the premium cable channel said Tuesday. Farrell will play a compromised detective, Ray, who is divided between his loyalty to his bosses in a corrupt police department

  • UP to four months ago, Andrew 'The Kreecha' Paddyfoot was virtually unknown in dancehall circles. However, a chance meeting with deejay Bling Dawg changed all that.

    September 25, 2014 8:18 AM 20

    "People now recognise me in the streets. I can't even beg a man a dollar anymore, because everyone now thinks I am rich, so they are the ones asking," the 31-year-old said between laughter. In May, Bling Dawg featured Paddyfoot on the single Kreech Dance. Produced by Matthew 'Esco' Thompson, the track -- based on Paddyfoot's dance moves -- has been doing

  • ROOTS singer Luciano is set to become the first Jamaican reggae artiste to perform in the south-east African country of Malawi.

    September 25, 2014 8:18 AM 21

    An article in the Malawi Nyasa Times newspaper reports that he will play at the Lilongwe Golf Club on October 19 in the capital city Lilongwe. He was invited to Malawi by Nelson Shaba, a Malawian musician/promoter who lives in South Africa where he operates Born Afrikan Productions. The newspaper also reported that Luciano has other African gigs in October

  • Six in a row for Streisand

    September 25, 2014 8:18 AM 23

    LOS ANGELES, USA (AP) — Barbra Streisand is making history with her new album. Billboard says Streisand's latest release, Partners, debuted on top of the charts, making her the only recording artist to issue No 1 albums in six consecutive decades. The 72-year-old singer thanked her fans in a statement Wednesday, saying she appreciates their energy and support

  • Chris Brown gets reality check

    September 25, 2014 8:18 AM 20

    BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP) — Chris Brown celebrated his 25th birthday in jail last May by making his own 'spread cake': chocolate, peanut butter, bread and milk. "Mix it up in a little cereal bowl and let it sit for a little while. It comes out and you've got a nice little cake," Brown said, laughing. "A couple of the homies taught me how to do it." Accustomed