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2382769040?profile=RESIZE_710xIt has been almost a year since Vybz Kartel's appeal hearing ended. And although the deejay's fans are anxious to hear a verdict, they will have to wait a while longer.

"We have to wait for the Court of Appeal to hand down their judgement. We have not been told by them that it is ready, so we continue to wait," Vybz Kartel's attorney, Valerie Neita-Robertson, told THE WEEKEND STAR.

"I plan to go and enquire next week," she added.

When asked about Kartel's health, she revealed that her client "is

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2740142633?profile=RESIZE_710xAfter a delay last year, Jah Cure is gearing up for the release of his album Royal Soldier.

Jah Cure recently updated his fans via Instagram stating that the official Royal Soldier launch tour kicks off on June 1.

This will see Cure making stops in the Bahamas, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Africa, Suriname, Amsterdam, and Jamaica.


In 2018 Jah Cure released, Risk it All featuring Phyllisia Ross and Life is Real, a collaboration with Popcaan and Pardino; and in 2019 he released Marijuana featuring Da

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Koffee Signs With CAA

2739391531?profile=RESIZE_710xReggae singer, Koffee is having a big year, from releasing her debut EP to this week’s news that she’s signed with CAA in North America and South America.

The 19-year-old artist, who hails from Kingston, Jamaica, released her EP, Rapture, in March and it has since racked up more than 20 million streams on Spotify.

A review from Pitchfork declares, “The young Jamaican singer shows off her versatility on her debut EP, slipping between rapid-fire ragga grit and conscious reggae styles, and maintain

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2718197187?profile=RESIZE_710xSizzla Kalonji. For the second year in a row, he is under attack from a California gay rights group. According to Times Standard, Sizzla was dropped due to his history of homophobic slurs.

High Times and the Redway-based Mateel Community Centre, which has hosted Reggae On The River for the past 35 years, arrived at the decision after heavy backlash from the local lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBTQ) community.

“Reggae On The River is an important community institution,” said Sue Hilto

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2715023024?profile=RESIZE_710xLess than a year since emerging as artistes to contend with, frontmen of the '6ix' and other rural acts are slated to close Festival Night One at Reggae Sumfest on, July 19.

It will not only be a historic moment, as it will see young, meteoric, rural deejays culminating the most-anticipated night at the festival, but will also mark the performance debut of each act on the Sumfest stage.

St Ann-born Jahvillani and Montegonians Shane E and Unknown Gringo will be tasked with maintaining the morning

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Former Prime Minister Edward Seaga Has Died

2741654865?profile=RESIZE_710xFormer Prime Minister Edward Philip George Seaga has died. Born on May 28, 1930, Mr. Seaga died on his 89th birthday, at 1 o'clock.

He was the fifth Prime Minister of Jamaica, serving from 1980 to 1989, and was the leader of the Jamaica Labour Party from 1974 to 2005.

He served as Leader of the Opposition from 1974 to 1980, and again from 1989 until January 2005.

Statement from Prime Minister Andrew Holness

It is with great sadness that I inform the nation of the passing of the Most Honourable E

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2649893937?profile=RESIZE_710xA start-up company co-founded by champion sprinter Usain Bolt – has unveiled a two-seater electric micro car called the Bolt B-Nano that will allow its owners to take part in a car-share model to earn revenue, and avoid the need to stop and recharge.

Instead, it has “swappable” battery technology, like the kind that bike-maker Yamaha has been considering adopting from Taiwanese scooter company Gogoro, and which Bolt already use in its range of electric scooters.

Backed by the world’s fastest man

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Reggae singer George Nooks was freed of drug charges when he appeared in Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree this morning.

“I am elated, I'm happy and I'm blessed,” Nooks told OBSERVER ONLINE a short while ago.

Nooks was represented by Queen's Counsel Tom Tavares-Finson.

In May 2017, the police reported that 56-year-old Nooks was spotted acting in a suspicious manner by lawmen during an operation in his community.

He was accosted and a bag that he was carrying searched. The bag

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Jahvillani is a country boy and a proud one. Born and raised in Ocho Rios, he is not afraid to talk about his rural roots and express it in his music.

In fact, the singjay credits that authenticity for the rise of artistes from rural Jamaica in recent years. St Thomas-based deejays Hot Frass and Chronic Law, Montego Bay's Shane E, Rygin King, Squash, and Teejay, have all enjoyed considerable success in the past 18 months.

“The country artistes, a we a dweet now. We a bring di raw chatting an' i

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“Don’t mess with my birds,” Lee “Scratch” Perry said—apropos of nothing—while placing a feather into his electric-pink hair. I had not messed with his birds and definitely would not be doing so after receiving such a warning. It was late at night a few weeks ago in New York, and the pioneering Jamaican reggae musician was wrapping up the installation of his first institutional exhibition, “Mirror Master Futures Yard,” on display at the Swiss Institute in the East Village through June 2.



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