Sean Paul upset at Artistes like DRAKE Who Don’t Give Dancehall Credit

Sean Paul the Jamaican Dancehall Super Star has started talking about his frustration in an interview with the Guardian. He believes they are suddenly incorporating elements of dancehall oriented music, into their music, but they don’t credit where dancehall came from. He said they take and take and don’t credit.… Continue reading

Iba Mahr blazes in the UK

Reggae artiste IBA Mahr recently returned to the island after a scorching hot tour of the UK, alongside Reggae artiste Julian Marley. The tour started in mid-August and rounded out on August 21, in London at the Scala, after making stops in Brighton, Birmingham, Norwich, Leicester and Liverpool. Recounting his… Continue reading

Former TOK member Bay C creating waves with new collaboration

Less than a year after embarking on a seemingly arduous task of rebranding his artiste persona as a solo act; Bay-C, formerly of super group T.O.K, has hit the proverbial jackpot on the International scene. The artiste has seen his collaboration ‘Rude Gyal Swing’ with African Pop artiste Treesha hit… Continue reading

Jah Cure Reveals “Postcard-Perfect Travelogue” (Billboard) Video for “Rasta”

Jah Cure, the Jamaican singer who has long been recognized as one of reggae’s greatest voices, returns with his new video “Rasta.  Spanning his homeland and several European countries – including Greece, Italy, France, The Netherlands and Switzerland – the visual captures the worldwide appeal and impact of reggae music… Continue reading

Bunji Garlin comes to take over town

On Sept 2, 2016, Bunji Garlin will drop his 3-song EP Take Over Town (via VP Records) while he hits NYC’s West Indian Carnival circuit over Labor Day weekend. See dates below. The FADER chose the EP’s title track as one of their top picks for 2016 Carnival Season. The… Continue reading

Jahmiel to drop ‘Years To Come’ video

Reggae/dancehall artiste Jahmiel recently performed at the 13th staging of the three-day Montreal International Reggae Festival, in Canada. Backed by the Ruff Kutt band, Jahmiel, who missed his set at the recently concluded Reggae Sumfest, made things right with his fans by delivering a strong set comprised of recent hits.… Continue reading

The Famed ‘World Clash’ Gets a New Look

New York, New York — September 1, 2016 — Staying true to their commitment of presenting the unique Jamaican art form of sound clash (intense sound system/DJ competition incorporating music, speech and stage presence) to the masses, promoters Irish and Chin are giving their renowned event World Clash a new… Continue reading

Luciano’s US visa cancelled after ‘cannabis extract found in herbal medicine’

Reggae star Luciano is facing yet another obstacle in his life as his United States visitor’s visa and work permit were cancelled by American law enforcement officers last weekend. The artiste, who was scheduled to perform at the Philadelphia Jerk Festival at Fairmount Park on Sunday, announced this development via… Continue reading

Kartel brings free robotics class to Portmore

Official VK Line to host robotics camp inviting students from every high school in Kartel’s hometown On the heels of the announcement of donation of computers to every high school in Portmore, Official VK Line is announcing their intent to keep a robotics class in Portmore. “We have engaged Marvin… Continue reading

Longtime Montreal black community leader and volunteer retires at 92

At 92, after a lifetime of helping people, Ivyline Fleming has decided to take down her community leader’s shingle. The much-decorated volunteer is proud of what she has accomplished, but she has had enough — and wants time now to travel, to read, to relax. Time for herself. Certainly, she… Continue reading