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Dexta Daps Preps New Album

6582549486?profile=RESIZE_584xDancehall singer Dexta Daps is using his quarantine time to work on his upcoming album titled VENT.
 The new visual project is scheduled for release this month.
In a post on his official Instagram page, Dexta Daps said 2020 has been challenging and as such he is using music as a tool of expression.
He has already released the first installation of his VENT series, dubbed episode one, with visuals for two tracks, Leave Her Alone and Heartless, now out.
Dexta's latest single Breaking News, t
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6525882255?profile=RESIZE_584xLast week, Buju Banton released Upside Down 2020 – the first album from the Grammy-winning reggae icon in a decade. To celebrate the long-awaited record, we asked Banton to share his favourite tracks in honour of International Reggae Day today, with a stellar playlist featuring everyone from Bob Marley to Burning Spear. To discover even more great music, head over to GQ's Vero, where Banton has chosen five more reggae tracks exclusively for our channel. 

‘Cherry Pie’ by Buju Banton feat Pharrell

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4313312218?profile=RESIZE_584xA mock news clip announcing residents of an undisclosed ghetto community in Jamaica "are fuming about treatment meted out by security forces" opens the commentary "Worldboss" from embattled dancehall artist Vybz Kartel's new album Of Dons and Divas. "We are tired of this, we nah stop block the road until the prime minister come. We want justice!!" thunders dancehall artist Lisa Mercedez, who's featured alongside RedBoom, their voices joining a chorus repeatedly chanting "worldboss, worldboss, wo

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6480226900?profile=RESIZE_584xShizzle Sherlock is living the life of ‘the Coote & the Famous’ as he continues to release singles surrounding his dancehall slang ‘COOTE’. Shizzle recently had a chat with Mad-A-Road about his newly released single ‘Coote Life’ featuring Iceberg and what’s happening with Shizzle Sherlock in general.

Shizzle is no stranger to the dancehall spotlight, his slang ‘Tink A Chattinz’ blew up in dancehall a few years ago and in 2019 his newest coined slang ‘Coote’ lit up the place with the release of t

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6414382683?profile=RESIZE_584xThe Police have confirmed that Dancehall Artist, Rygin King is among several people who were shot today in Westmoreland. Rygin King is in hospital, where he is being treated for bullet wounds One of the  gunshot victim A female, age 28, was pronounced dead at hospital. The others are being treated at hospital. Their condition is at the moment unknow . Check back for more updates as we get more information on this story and Rygin's condition

UPDATE : Rygin King is in surgery. Artist in serious c

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6332654853?profile=RESIZE_710x#1. Intence - Through the Gate (Official Video)

Intence is ‘Through the Gate’ and all the way to #1 on the Youtube trending list with over 760,000 views on his new release. Last week we said, the song may very well reach #1 in a few weeks… we probably should have said days, because it really only took some days. Keep It Up Intence, this one really MAD-A-ROAD!


#3. TWani X Skillibeng - Honda Remix (Official Music Video)

Twani x Skillibeng are st

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Quada Murder Case Delayed Due To Coronavirus

6323907875?profile=RESIZE_584xDancehall artiste Quada is set to reappear before the courts on July 16 to answer to charges of murder and arson.

The new date was set yesterday when the deejay made an appearance in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way Tree, accompanied by his attorney, Stacey Knight.

In an interview with THE STAR following the court proceedings, Knight says she believes the new date is an indication that the prosecution is dragging its feet in the case against her client.

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Who’s Trending you ask?

#1. Alkaline with Ocean Wave

Well, it’s an ocean wave of views for the chart topping golden boy of dancehall, Alkaline. We really love how Alkaline as an artiste keeps his head low and lets his work speak for itself. His May 31, 2020 released ‘Ocean Wave’ has been #1 On Youtube Trending since the release. The video has amassed over 1.7 million views on the video streaming platform in literally 2 weeks. CONGRATS to Alkaline for topping the list for so long.

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5898870698?profile=RESIZE_584xBrooklyn born dancehall artiste N.K is hot and on the rise in musical arena. Since 2020, NK has released a few singles that are getting a buzz and having people question “Who is NK?” Well Mad A Road has the scoop on who this up and coming dancehall star is.

Born Aven Folkes, N.K. was raised by parents Angela and Horace Folkes in Brooklyn, New York. His parents kept him on track and in the eyes of the Lord. He entered in to music at age eight, when he began participating in the church choir. Ther

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5847421470?profile=RESIZE_584xDancehall artiste Zagga has spun the difficult situation we are now facing with the worldwide COVID19 pandemic into an impressive body of work. On May 22, 2020, Zagga released a brand new album titled “The Isolation Project”. Produced by Amini Music Group and Gloheart Music, the Dancehall album focuses on timely topics, relating mainly to the world currently being on lockdown during an ongoing pandemic.

Back in March, Zagga released the single ‘New Hail’, when the effects of the COVID-19 pandemi

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5811741299?profile=RESIZE_710xDJ Frass (born in Kingston, Jamaica) is a Jamaican record producer and the founder of DJ Frass Records. The multi-talented, internationally acclaimed producer became an overnight sensation with the release of his April 2009 project ‘Clearance Riddim’. DJ Frass was always involved in the music industry; he started his career in the early 2000s being a ‘roadie’ (Road Manager for local musicians) and always had a real passion for music. In his own words, “I couldn’t see myself doing anything else.

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5775253283?profile=RESIZE_584xIn this episode of Top A Di Charts…. BIG UP BEENIE MAN!!!!!!!!!!! (Now let’s contain ourselves) At Mad A Road, we are advocates for actual, Jamaican born, culturally bred reggae/dancehall artistes being on any Reggae/Dancehall Charts. I (Toni-Ann Kelly) personally, have a problem with culture vultures, especially the ones who don’t admit that they are stealing or appropriating the culture that they are being accused of. Anyways, BEENIE MAN!

Beenie Man has been very, very busy post Dancehall Verz

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Bugle "24HRS" Visual Was Worth The Wait


Known for some of the most thought-provoking compositions in the reggae and dancehall space, prolific singer and songwriter Bugle, last week enlisted the services of noted film studio Damaniac  Visualz for his latest music video titled ‘24HRS’.  Shot throughout the Kingston and St. Andrew metropolis the visual tells a tale of what could occur if civil servants and members of the wider society decided to rescind their services, bringing the nation’s productivity to a halt.

Walking through the se

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Jahvillani Impregnates Don's Babymama

5726443468?profile=RESIZE_584xTalk A Di Town, We A Di Talk A Di Town! The talk of the town today is none other than, Dancehall artiste Jahvillani.

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

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5700405493?profile=RESIZE_584xJust 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

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5451250888?profile=RESIZE_584xThere 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

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5430742275?profile=RESIZE_584xBeenie 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

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