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8930516090?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall entertainer Rytikal is to stand trial next Wednesday in the Gun Court Division of the Home Circuit Court.
 
Radio Jamaica News was informed that the date was set on Wednesday when Rytikal appeared in court.
 
The 25-year-old entertainer, whose given name is Rohan McFarlane, is charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition. 
 
It was reported that on January 28, the police were on patrol in Eight Miles, Bull Bay, St. Andrew when Rytikal was seen acting in a suspicious mann
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8706633055?profile=RESIZE_584xTommy Lee Sparta was sentenced to three years for illegal possession of firearm and two years for illegal possession of ammunition in the Gun Court division of the Home Circuit Court in downtown Kingston this afternoon.

He will serve three years, as the sentences are to run concurrently.

 

The dancehall deejay was represented by Donahue Martin and Tom Tavares-Finson, QC.

 

"He pleaded guilty. The judge had regards for the sentencing guidelines. The judge had regards for the time he served in cus

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Dancehall entertainer Ryan McFarlane, more popularly known as 'Rytikal', was today offered $1 million bail when he appeared in the Gun Court on illegal possession of firearm and ammunition charges.

As part of his bail, the 25-year-old entertainer was ordered to report to the Bull Bay Police Station on Wednesdays and Saturdays and abide by a 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. curfew order.

He is also to surrender his travel documents and the court also imposed a stop order at all ports.

He is to go on tria

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Vershon Signs with Warner Music UK

8670848679?profile=RESIZE_584xDancehall's young queffa, Vershon, is on a high after inking a distribution deal with Warner Music (UK) through Britain's Saint Music / Parlophone. The signing preceded the March 5 release of his EP titled 'Only One', his first major project since the ink dried on the deal. The EP showcases the artiste masterfully marrying his dancehall flavour with an international pop sound that traverses between the United Kingdom and the Caribbean. 

Consisting of six tracks, the compilation is executively pr

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Stephen ‘Di Genius’ Hits Grammy #4

8670784852?profile=RESIZE_584xIt is beyond me why no one talks about Stephen' Di Genius' McGregor's accomplishments when he is clearly running the world musically. Little known fact, Di Genius just hit his FOURTH GRAMMY AWARD… 'Let that sink in (in my best Dr the Honourable Christopher Tufton voice). 

According to Wikipedia, "Di Genius (real name Stephen McGregor), is a Grammy Award-Winning music producer, singer, and songwriter from Kingston, Jamaica. Di Genius comes from a musical family—his father is legendary veteran reg

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8621319097?profile=RESIZE_584xLegendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer died in the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston this morning. He was 73.

"Yes. He died about 8:00 this morning. I'm still right here with him," his manager Maxine Stowe told OBSERVER ONLINE a short while ago.

Bunny Wailer had been in and out of hospital since his second stroke in July 2020.

Hailing from Trench Town, Bunny Wailer's given name is Neville Livingston. He is a founding member of The Wailers, which included Bob Marley and Peter Tosh.

Marley die

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8593769076?profile=RESIZE_710xJust this week music streaming giants Spotify announced that it would be opening up the app in 85 new markets across the globe. Low and behold Spotify announced Jamaica in its full list of 85 countries that will now be able to access the Spotify app, bringing their market numbers up to 178 countries which is a whopping 91% of countries worldwide.

Making the grand announcement at its Stream On event for creators and partners this past Monday, Alex Norström, Spotify’s chief freemium business offic

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8552990288?profile=RESIZE_710xSons of the embattled exiled pharaoh of Dancehall, Vybz Kartel, is poised to take over his now seemingly struggling record label Adidjahiem Records. Likkle Addi, who is 16 years of age and still in school, spoke on the popular entertainment TV programme, On Stage with Winford Williams this past weekend. He emphasized how serious he and his brother Likkle Vybz are taking the music business and his dad Adidjahiem Records label.

Though no longer at Jamaica College, Likkl Addi is still pursuing high

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8526650858?profile=RESIZE_584xLast week, Ghana’s Afro-dancehall prodigy Stonebwoy passed through Jamaica on a short but fruitful business trip. The international recording artiste was here to link up with several reggae and dancehall acts including ‘the Gargamel’ Buju Banton. The Putuu lyricist holds Buju in the highest regard for his ‘schooling on some things’. He also linked with Jah Cure, Sean Paul and Beenie Man - all of whom he dubbed legends in their field. 

 

Unfortunately, I could only spend three nights (two days)

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Mad RE: View – Skillibeng ‘Hot’ or Not?

8470443874?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall artiste Skillibeng's flow may be misconstrued as a lack of lyrics, as his unconventional recording style sees him taking long breaks in sections of a song. Funnily, it creates a unique structure that almost every time, interrupts the overall pattern and flow of the riddim in the music. Recently, social media was set ablaze with viral memes ridiculing the artiste's flow in the single Not, which preceded his latest release Hot. An unphased Skillibeng continues to hone his craft with his

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8470498279?profile=RESIZE_584xThe newly formed reggae-dancehall record label, Innovation Muzik - which is owned and operated by both Garfield Lewin aka DJ Kool G and DJ Matches - is sharing the first song from their camp. The record is a reggae track performed by international recording artist Tarrus Riley titled Be Great.

 

This is the lead single from an upcoming compilation dubbed 21 Greatness Riddim. The full project, which is scheduled for release in February, will feature the likes of Luciano, Queen Ifrica, Tarrus Rile

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Skillibeng drops off his brand new mixtape titled "The Prodigy" . The project features Prince Swanny, Tommy Lee Sparta, Popcaan, Dre Island & Jakal. The mixtape is fill with brand new tracks and is definitely worth checking out . Surely one off the best mixtape released this year so far

 

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Dancehall star Tommy Lee Sparta behind bars, after being charged with illegal possession of a firearm and ammunition yesterday.

 

The artiste, given name Leroy Russell, was charged in relation to a police operation on Holborn Road, St Andrew, on Monday.

According to a Twitter post from the Jamaica Constabulary Force's (JCF) Corporate Communications Unit (CCU), about 6 p.m., a Toyota Mark X motor vehicle was stopped, the occupants searched and the firearm found in the deejay's waistband. The twee

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