The internet blew up a few days ago when Leah Tavares-Finson tagged Wileside’s Don, Javillani in a picture of her newborn baby on Instagram with the caption “Hi daddy! @jahvillani”. In true Jamaican style the local gossip blogs went wild and everyone who doesn’t know, now knows who the famed Leah Tavares-Finson is (because the very unforgiving internet could not have us all forget
Just last week Tommy Lee Sparta dropped the video for his song on the High Voltage Riddim, Rich Badness. One week later the video is Trending #3 with almost 400,000 views. The song produced by Herah Music Production in partnership with Boss Lady Muzik became wildly popular in December 2019 (when it was originally released). The official audio released on December 20 has garnered over 1.8 million views and is still climbing, especially since the release of the video. The video on its original rel
There are two types of people in this world, those who think only Beyonce has the power to stop the world and JAMAICANS. Saturday, May 23, 2020, was recorded in history as the day dancehall’s living legends Bounty Killa and Beenie Man stopped the world, froze time and with the sponsorship of hip-hop heavyweight producers Swizz Beatz and Timbaland, hosted the most epic dancehall clash (aka Verzuz Battle) event of all times. The best part is, everyone with an internet connection was able to be a p
Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have registered increased music sales since their Verzuz battle on Instagram Live over the weekend. Beenie's hits Girls Dem Sugar, Who Am I and Romie have all climbed the iTunes Reggae chart
Other songs making an impact include King of the Dancehall, Dude and Rum and Red Bull.
= Meanwhile Bounty Killer's collaboration with Barrington Levy Living Dangerous is his highest gainer, along with Sufferer.
The artistes have created a buzz around the world since the battl
Singer Lila Iké has the top-selling reggae set in the United States this week with The ExPerience . RCA Records released the seven-track EP on May 15. It features the songs: Solitude, Thy Will, Stars Align, Where I'm Coming From, I Spy, Forget Me, and Second Chance.
With 454 digital copies sold in its first week, The ExPerience debuts top of the Current Reggae Albums Chart. The sales-driven tally is only available through subscription to Nielsen Music, which tracks sales of albums and singles in
Pioneer Jamaican music producer Bobby Digital has died at the age of 59. He succumbed to kidney illness yesterday while being treated at hospital.
He has been credited with the production of a number of reggae hits including Wicked In A Bed and Live Blanket by Shabba Ranks.
He also produced Till I'm Laid to Rest by Buju Banton, Cocoa Tea and Admiral Tibet's Serious Times, Garnet Silk's It's Growing, Black Woman and Child by Sizzla Kalanji and Don't Haffi Dread by Morgan Heritage.
The week of May 18 will feature at-home sets from Shaggy and Mario via Billboard's Facebook page. Tiffany will kick things off on Monday (May 18) with a set at 1 p.m. EST.
The Billboard Live series launched on March 19 with the help of JoJo, Josh Groban and Russell Dickerson, who selected nonprofits to support during their livestream to benefit those most affected by COVID-19. Billboard Live At-Home series thus fa
In.Digg.Nation Collective artiste Lila Ike has released her highly anticipated debut project titled The Experience. The seven-track compilation features the hit singles Second Chance and Where I'm Coming From.
The EP is the first official project to be released in partnership with RCA Records and Six Course Records.
Prior to the release, Lila Ike treated fans to an exclusive sneak peak of the new songs on Instagram Live with guest appearances by Grammy winner Koffee, Popcaan, Stylo G, Skillibeng
Dancehall legend Buju Banton sat down with Drew Byrd and Shacia Payne for the inaugural episode of their Shabbaaaaa Sound Radio show on Apple Music. During their conversation, Buju explained how the authenticity of his genre keeps it from grabbing the mainstream's attention.
"We don't want to tell the people a lie. We have to tell the people the truth, and that is reggae music," Buju said at the interview's 6:49 minute mark. "That's why we don't get the mainstream appeal and the mainstream behi
Jamaican reggae singer Chronixx sat down with Rolling Stone earlier this year for The First Time, our video series in which artists look back on milestones in their career and their most formative creative inspirations.
“The first time I wrote a song, I was definitely too young to write, so it was all in my head,” he recalls, smiling at the thought. “That’s how I start making most of my music — in my head, to this day.”
Chronixx also recalls the first time he performed when he was eight years ol
Reggae superstar Buju Banton revealed the name of his upcoming album title on Youtube. The Grammy winning artist announced Friday that his new album, which has yet to get a release date, will be titled "Upside Down 2020." The artist also went on to break down the meaning behind the album title
Police sources say Entertainer, Dexta Daps , given name Louis Grandison, has been released from custody without charge. Popular Dancehall entertainer Dexta Daps was released from police custody this morning, a police source has confirmed.
Dexta Daps, whose given name is Louis Grandison, had been detained at the Hunt's Bay Police Station since April 8.
According to the police, Dexta Daps and several other people were brought in for questioning with regard to gang-related activities in the St Andr
Check out the latest mixtape from Fifty Kaliba Sound "Heal The World Ganja Mix" . Featuring some of the biggest Ganja songs in Reggae and Dancehall . Check out mix inside ( Hit play and give it a listen )
Check out the brand new music video from Beenie Man & Singer J for theIr "Hand Up" Collab, Produced by Troublemekka Music ( check out video inside )
Grammy nominated reggae artiste Protoje has inked a new deal with American music label RCA Records.
RCA will throw its support behind Protoje's In.Digg.Nation camp, including songbirds Sevana and Lila Iké.
While these deals are common in the American market, they are a rarity for Jamaican acts.
In a Rolling Stone interview, Protoje noted that he will still have control over his label, but will now receive additional support by a major company.
He further revealed that his recent session wi
Sikka Rymes has sounded a warning to fellow artiste Intence on his new track. The song titled Dem Nuh Bad is aimed at the Go Hard deejay who Rymes believes passed his place in responding to a post made by the account of incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel.
"I don't know how it start, but him seh something bout mi daddy, and mi jump inna the war. Kartel questioned if some artistes were buying views on YouTube, and some man tek it up on dem head and style di Teacha bout some man mus guh a dem bed. So
The singjay's lawyer, Peter Champagnie QC, filed a writ of habeas corpus in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree, St Andrew, yesterday morning.
“I indicated the circumstances to the judge how Mr Grandison came to be in custody. The assertion is that he is being kept pursuant to the state of emergency that exists in that particular part of the island,” Champagnie told the Jamaica
Incarcerated Dancehall star Vybz Kartel has announced his next album . It’s called Vybz Kartel Of Dons And Divas and it will be released in June . The 14 track album will feature memebers from the gaza camp Sikka Rymes, Lisa Hyper , Slimatic, Likkle Vybz and Likkle Addi . The album will also feature Spice , Squash , Tee Jay , Lisa mercedez and Danii Boo Check out the album’s tracklist below.
1. Nice tingz.
2. Say A Praya
3. No Prison
4. PrettyButterFly ft @lisa_hyper
5. Love Thing Solve
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