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Bounty Drop New Single

Legendary Dancehall Icon Bounty Killer and acclaimed Billboard chart-topper, producer Rohan ‘Jah Snowcone’ Fuller have come together yet again and will be working on some projects together, aimed at bringing authentic dancehall to the mainstream once again..The first of such projects will be the “Anti-biotic Riddim” which will officially be released this weekend, and from
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PopCaan May Not Attend MOBO Awards

PopCaan is thanking fans following his first MOBO Nomination. Popi who is vying for the Best Reggae Act title says he’s not sure he will attend the 17th annual awards ceremony in November due to other obligations. Other nominees competing for the coveted top prize are Sean Paul, Konshens, Damian Marley and Mr Vegas. The
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Junior Reid’s Album Delayed Again

Circumstances have forced Junior Reid to delay his long awaited album The Living Legend. The album which was expected to hit stores sometime last year is slated for a January 2013 release. Junior One Blood Reid passed through the studios of IRIE FM earlier today and gave Music News the 411. Junior Reid is also
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September 30 Makes One Year Kartel In Lockup

Sunday, September 30, will mark one year that Vybz Kartel has been behind bars. However, though he’s incarcerated, the deejay is not silent. Kartel’s first book, The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto was released in July, new music seems to surface almost every week and he disbanded the Portmore Empire. Vybz Kartel who was arrested
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Tommy Lee Adds Sparta To His Name

Tommy Lee Sparta is the name entertainer Tommy Lee will use effective immediately for business. The deejay’s management tells Music News that the decision to add Sparta to Tommy Lee’s name came following cases of fraud and impersonation. Management also claims with Sparta added to his name this will separate the deejay from the Men
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Aidonia now a producer

Dancehall artiste Aidonia has now transformed his J.O.P camp into a recording company. J.O.P, known as Jag One Productions, has released its first rhythm called Fatality and features Aidonia and his protégé Deablo among others. According to Aidonia’s manager Lav Lawrence, the production has been over 10 years in the making. “J.O.P has been around
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Mr. Vegas Rock The Shows

Despite facing challenges at home, Mr Vegas took his personal best to the biggest stages in North America this past weekend as he went from the bright lights of the New York City paparazzi, to his exclusive Birthday Bash in Toronto and headlining a weekend of carnival vibes in Miami alongside fellow world renowned Caribbean
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Supporters of Buju Banton Ask for his Freedom

Supporters of jailed international reggae artiste Buju Banton have launched a new Campaign to ask for the Gargamel’s immediate release from his unjust incarceration. Organizers of the Campaign are asking Buju’s friends, fans and supporters worldwide to call, email, or write the White House. They want at least 50,000 fans to contact the white house
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Captain Barkey shot dead

CAPTAIN Barkey, who gained fame with the 1996 hit, Go Go Wine, was shot dead in the parking lot of a motel in Bronx, New York early yesterday morning. Police said the burly ex-soldier, whose real name was Wayne Hamilton, and 38-year-old Tracy Bennett were about to leave the motel in her white Toyota Camry
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Bottles thrown at Dancehall Queen competition

Early Sunday morning two persons, a male and a female, were arrested in connection with a bottle throwing incident that marred the annual Red Label Wine Dancehall Queen 2012 Competition. The event was staged at Pier1 in Montego Bay. Patrons became irate and began throwing bottles after they announced Sherine ‘Sher Rumbar’ Scarlett of Portmore
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Court rules that JPS’ exclusive license is invaled

The Jamaica Public service defence team is now planning its appeal after the Supreme Court yesterday ruled that the exclusive license granted to them is not valid. Queen’s Counsel (QC) Michael Hylton, who represents the JPS, said JPS did not apply for a stay of the judge’s ruling because the court did not strike down
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The Jamaican MP

While crossing the street one day a Jamaican MP is tragically hit by a truck and dies. His soul arrives in heaven and is met by St. Peter at the entrance. “Welcome to heaven,” says St. Peter. “Before you settle in, it seems there is a problem. We have never had a Jamaican high official
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Go Get Yuh Madda

A boy and his father from rural Jamaica were visting America for the first time. The first time they went to a mall, they were amazed by almost everything they saw, but especially by two shiny, silver walls that could move apart and then slide back together again. The boy asked, “Ah whaddat, daddy?” The
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Long Flight

A stranger was seated next to a Jamaican on Air Jamaica when the stranger turned to the Jamaican and said, “Let’s talk. I’ve heard that flights will go quicker if you strike up a conversation with your fellow passenger.” The Jamaican, who had just turned on some reggae on his walkman, turned it down, and
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Sugar Free

A Jamaican man went into a store and picked up a bottle of juice and a bag of sugar and only paid for the juice and walked out. He got arrested for stealing the sugar and when he went to court the judge asked him why he stole the sugar? He replied: “Yuh Honor …
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International Reggae Artist Anthony B Hospitalized

At approximately 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, October 6, International Reggae Artist Anthony B, collapsed shortly after his performance at a Dallas, Texas night club and is now hospitalized. “At this time there is no confirmation from the doctors as to the exact diagnosis, but we strongly believe that Anthony B has been overworked and strongly
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16 year old girl raped on Manchester

A 16-year-old girl was raped by a group of men near Alligator Pond in Manchester recently. It is understood that the teen and her male friend were coming from a football match around 9 pm in the area, when they were attacked. The then men tied and bound the teen’s male friend. Reports are that
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