Morgan Heritage Lead Singer Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan Dies at 46

Peter Anthony Morgan, the lead singer of the renowned reggae band Morgan Heritage, has passed away. The Morgan family announced Peter’s passing, affectionately known as ‘Peetah’, through a heartfelt post on Sunday. The cause of his death was not mentioned in the announcement. In their message, the family expressed their deep sorrow: “With heavy hearts, […]

Byron Messia’s Hit ‘Talibans’ Earns Gold Certification in the UK

Byron Messia’s song “Talibans” has achieved gold status in the United Kingdom, 13 months after it was released. The British Phonographic Industry (BPI) announced on February 23 that the song sold over 400,000 units, earning it a Brit Certified Gold Award. Before this, it was certified Silver in August 2023 for selling more than 200,000 […]

Popcaan to Appear in Court After Festival Incident

Reggae star Andre ‘Popcaan’ Sutherland is heading to court on January 10. This comes after a bit of trouble at his Unruly Fest in Yallahs, St Thomas last month. Things didn’t go as planned, and now he’s facing several charges. The festival ran over its scheduled time, leading to a clash with police. Popcaan is […]

Dancehall Star Valiant Signs with Sony Music UK

Dancehall star Valiant has joined the ranks of Sony Music UK, alongside other Jamaican sensation Koffee. This signing underscores the longstanding global appeal of dancehall music, a genre that has consistently captivated audiences worldwide. Sony Music UK celebrated this addition with an Instagram post, coinciding with Valiant’s MOBO Award nomination in the ‘Best Caribbean Music […]

Dancehall Superstar Sean Paul Aims to Connect Dancehall and Reggaeton Markets with Latest Track ‘Dem Time Deh’ Featuring Manuel Turizo

On a recent episode of “The Kelly Clarkson Show,” Grammy-winning artist Sean Paul delved into his latest musical venture, the single “Dem Time Deh” featuring Manuel Turizo. This track, now available on various music platforms, is not just another addition to his extensive repertoire. It stands as a significant effort to blend dancehall reggae and […]

Byron Messia’s ‘Talibans’ Lands on Billboard’s 100 Best Songs of 2023, Showcasing Dancehall’s Global Impact

2023 has been a triumphant year for Jamaican-born dancehall artist Byron Messia, culminating in his hit single “Talibans” securing a spot on Billboard magazine’s 100 Best Songs of 2023 list at #75. This recognition is a testament to the song’s immense popularity throughout the year, further solidifying Messia’s global musical influence. Originating from Jamaica and […]