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Dexta Daps Arrested For

4372160958?profile=RESIZE_710xPolice have arrested dancehall entertainer Dexta Daps in connection with "alleged gang-related activities".

The artiste was taken into police custody on Wednesday by detectives from the St Andrew South Police Division and the Major Investigations Division following what the law enforcement authorities describe as "an investigation that has been going on for some time."

Senior Superintendent of Police Stephanie Lindsay said that the alleged gang-related activities involve the entertainer's home c

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Portland Artiste Vitchous Drops EP

4357235347?profile=RESIZE_710xKingston, Jamaica: Amid the COVID-19 pandemic currently affecting nations across the globe, Connecticut-based recording artiste Vitchous remains steadfast and continues to ‘Trust The Process’ with the release of his debut EP of the same name.

 

The former Portland (Jamaica) native now residing in Hartford, Connecticut is ready to make his international foray into the music industry and will not allow the current crisis to derail said plans. Vitchous, whose given name is Michael Bembridge intimat

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4345589500?profile=RESIZE_710xAnd the Grammy goes to [Drum Roll] Squash for his debut Album Mr Whittaker!

That title for a headline may sound far-fetched, but hey, we are living in a world full of many surprises. It came as a rare shocker to a lot of dancehall fans and industry professionals alike, that dancehall artiste Squash openly admitted he is after the music industry’s most coveted award with his debut album ‘Mr Whittaker’ (Love that title btw).

Andre Whittaker better known as Squash is a 28-year-old dancehall enterta

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4345456445?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall star Aidonia surprised fans Monday by  releasing his long awaited album titled "Dats A Trap". The album is loaded with 17 tracks . The album features Aidonia's 4thgenna members Tanso, Size Ten, Shokryme and Jayds and is produced by 4th Genna Music . Take a listen to the album inside 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Check out full Album here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ob6a75Gv-g&feature=youtu.be

 
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4328429083?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall star Stylo G is providing free groceries to 200 families in Saint Catherine amid the COVID-19 pandemic. The care packages are being provided in partnership with Stylo G's Foundation, Grace Foods, Pepsi Jamaica , Gold Seal Flour and Downsound Entertainment. The artist reviled this was only the first stage and they will be touching down in a different parish to deliver more care packages to those in need in the coming week

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Vybz Kartel Loses Murder Conviction Appeal

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Dancehall star, Vybz Kartel appeal of his murder conviction has been REJECTED by the Court of Appeal ! The Judgement was handed down moments ago via teleconferencing with Attorneys involved in the appeal. Kartel's Attorneys are to head to the Privy Council.

Vbyz Kartel's much-anticipated appeal has been dismissed in the Court of Appeal in downtown Kingston. President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Dennis Morrison handed down the judgement a short while ago.

Justice Patrick Brooks and Justice

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She's already a brand ambassador for Campari Jamaica, has had deals with Pepsi and telecommunications giant FLOW, and now she has added Boom energy drink to her growing list of corporate endorsements. Dancehall's princess Shenseea says she stays winning because she's focused on securing the bag while drowning out the "noise" that's often associated with the dancehall industry.

"We don't focus on the noise, we try to make our own noise as far as business deals are concerned. Romeich Entertainmen

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4307410289?profile=RESIZE_710xIn the middle of this Coronavirus pandemic, the imprisoned, life sentence serving, exiled pharaoh of dancehall, Adidjah Palmer aka Vybz Kartel calls in on billboard charting producer Rvssian’s IG Live.

[Scratches Record] Wait… What?

What seemed to have been your everyday, run of the mill IG Live stream by a famous Jamaican on Thursday, March 26, turned into 5 seconds that will go down in history as either the most amazing thing that Vybz Kartel has done since being imprisoned or the most amazing

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3927035419?profile=RESIZE_710xAfter being in lock-up since September 29, 2011, Vybz Kartel will know tomorrow whether he will be a free man at last or spend the next few decades in prison. In what is undoubtedly one of the most highly anticipated rulings, the Court of Appeal has indicated that the verdict is ready.

Bert Samuels, who is representing one of Kartel's co-accused, Shawn ‘Shawn Storm’ Campbell, confirmed to THE STAR minutes ago that all the attorneys will receive the judgement electronically. "At 9:30 tomorrow mo

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4288587525?profile=RESIZE_710xBeenie Man’s 2000 hit single, ‘Girls Dem Sugar’ featuring R&B singer Mya, has been ranked as one of Billboard’s 100 Greatest Songs of the year 2000.

Marking a week-long celebration of the year 2000, Billboard decided to list the 100 best songs, from what they have described as a historically rich year in music.

‘Girls Dem Sugar’ by Beenie Man made the list at 84, noted as a glossy, scratch heavy club anthem.

 

84. Beenie Man feat. Mya, "Girls Dem Sugar" (No. 54, Hot 100)

Beenie Man already broke

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4248206900?profile=RESIZE_710xThe Department of Correctional Services says sanctions are to be laid against murder convict Adidja Palmer, better known as Vybz Kartel, following the seizure of contraband in his cell.

Penalties are also to be imposed against other inmates over similar recoveries.

The department says it was prompted to conduct a raid of cells after receiving reports that Kartel was involved in a live stream on a popular social media platform.

The matter is being investigated.

The department underscores that the

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Reggae Legend Bob Andy Has Died

4248068781?profile=RESIZE_710xLegendary Rock Steady/Reggae crooner, Bob Andy has died.. Glory Music principal, Tommy Cowan, confirmed to the news, that Anderson, who had been ailing for some time, passed away at 8:30 this morning, while at home in Stony Hill, St Andrew.

“I have spoken to the family and they say he died peacefully. He was not in any pain,” Cowan shared. “His daughter, Bianca, was by his bedside, and so too was her mother.” 

News broke on Wednesday that the entertainer, who has been battling cancer for some ye

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2382768777?profile=RESIZE_710xJamaica's Grammy kid, Koffee, is enjoying a new lease on life with her single ‘ Toast’, which is now featured in a new Life Water (LIFEWTR) mainstream TV commercial, which premiered on television stations nationally in the USA.

LIFEWTR is a premium bottled-water brand that was added to PepsiCo Inc’s portfolio in 2017. The company has positioned itself as a brand for emerging artistes. As the North American bottled-water sales continue to grow, industry data suggest that sales are expected to rea

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4206063515?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall artiste Elephant Man, whose given name is Oneil Bryan, has been charged with breaches of the Immigration Act.

The police made the announcement a short while ago on Twitter. According to the police, a team from the Counter-Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigation Branch visited the entertainer's home and served a summons on the artiste.

He is scheduled to appear in court on April 15 to answer to the charges.

Elephant Man and members of his team returned to the island sometime this mo

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4203320860?profile=RESIZE_710xThe daughter of dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta was shot and injured during a gun attack in the community of Flanker, St James, on Sunday afternoon. A nine-year-old boy was shot in the incident.

Nicole Taban, of Boss Lady Muzik to which Tommy Lee Sparta is signed, said the child is in stable condition at hospital.

Tommy Lee Sparta, whose given name is Leroy Russell, hails from the gritty St James community.

"We ask for everyone, especially fans, to respect Mr. Russell's privacy during this di

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4117343264?profile=RESIZE_710xBuju Banton Talks New Album, Vybz Kartel still being able to run dancehall from jail, New wave of artists being Lazy, Trap Dancehall lacking authenticity and creativity ,Reggaeton Stealing From the Reggae/dancehall music and paying no respect, Afrobeats,Partnership with roc nation  + More

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4100330749?profile=RESIZE_710xReggae entertainer Chronixx has used the introduction of his latest single Dela Move, to introduce the release of his second album, Dela Splash.

Ahead of the LP, Chronixx on Friday shared the lead single “Dela Move” inspired by Admiral Bailey’s 1987 song of the same name, along with a music video directed by Nabil Elderkin, who has made music videos for the likes of Frank Ocean, Kanye West, Dua Lipa, and more.

Dela Splash, slated for release later this year, is the follow-up to Chronixx’s 2017 d

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4025677059?profile=RESIZE_710xBuju Banton has released a riddim compilation titled Steppaz Riddim. The riddim features music from dancehall veterans including Delly Ranx, Nitty Kutchie, General B, Tony Curtis and Ghost, as well as Agent Sasco and Vershon.

Banton can be heard on the title track, which was released in November.

The project is available on digital streaming platforms Amazon, Spotify and Apple music among others.

It was released by international label Roc Nation.

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3927412328?profile=RESIZE_710xDancehall entertainer Squash says he has avoided the spotlight because he has been busy in the studio adding the final touches to his debut album for the past month or so.

"The album needed that dedication," Squash told THE STAR, "So along with social media, I took a step back from everything to prepare this album, which is very personal, for the loyal 6ix fans. "

Squash, whose given name Andre Whittaker, said that he is targeting the Grammys with the album, which is titled Mr Whittaker.

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