Sting doesn’t need Alkaline – Laing

The organisers of Sting have dismissed dancehall artiste Alkaline as ‘unimportant’ after the controversial deejay cancelled a scheduled performance at the popular Boxing Day stage show. Isaiah Laing, CEO of Supreme Promotions, said the entertainer is using the show just to “look a hype”. “All of this is just a… Continue reading

Sting officially signs Internet sensation, Gully Man, aka Daddy Kartel

Fast-rising deejay Country Man, aka Gully Man, aka Daddy Kartel is now confirmed for a major performance at Magnum Sting 2014. Gully Man is an overnight star that has risen to fame via a home video that was found to entertain the masses, and has since gone viral. “Very proud… Continue reading

The African King of Comedy comes to Montreal

He has been called one of the most original stand-up comics in the country, and his performances leave audiences laughing in tears. Michael Blackson, aka, ‘The African King of Comedy’, has been entertaining audiences all across the country and around the globe for more than a decade. Inspired by the… Continue reading

Strictly The Best Series – Volumes 50 & 51 to be released November 25, 2014

The longest running reggae series Strictly The Best unleashes Volume 50 & Volume 51 on November 25, 2014. This special edition of Strictly The Best celebrates VP Records 35th Anniversary. To commemorate this milestone, VP Records commissioned renowned artist Michael Thompson (Freestylee) to illustrate the cover art and CD booklet… Continue reading

Indie-Rootz Records Out To Claim The Reggae Throne With Upcoming “Royalty Dub” Riddim Release

Montreal’s Reggae label, Indie-Rootz Records, has been busy gearing up for the upcoming release of one of their most anticipated riddim compilations to date, “Royalty Dub” Riddim. “Royalty Dub” Riddim ties together a fresh reggae sound blended with classic dub elements creating a new-age fusion guaranteed to be loved by… Continue reading

Strictly The Best turns 50

STRICTLY The Best, possibly the longest running compilation album in reggae, marks a milestone on November 25. VP Records will release Volumes 50 and 51 of the series. As usual, it showcases some of the most popular dancehall songs of the year as well as classic hits from the Queens,… Continue reading

Welcoome to Jamrock Reggae Cruise made history on the high seas

The first annual Welcome To Jamrock Reggae Cruise broke new ground by captivating nearly 2400 passengers with an entire week of authentic reggae experiences aboard the Norwegian Pearl ship. The cruise, which set sail from Miami on October 20 with stops in Montego Bay and Ocho Rios, Jamaica before its… Continue reading

Drummer ‘Style’ Scott killed

LINCOLN ‘Style’ Scott, an original member of the influential Roots Radics Band, was killed at his Manchester home last Thursday evening. The Corporate Communication Unit reports that the 58-year-old Scott was found dead by police at his home in Williamsfield district just after 10:00 pm. The police were told that… Continue reading