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The world pays tribute to Frankie Paul following his passing

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LEGENDARY JAMAICAN artist Frankie Paul has passed away. He died in the hospital in Jamaica, after dealing with various health issues. The sad news was confirmed by Paul’s son, Anthony Dixon, who posted a picture of him and his dad to Facebook expressing sadness due to the passing of his father. Frankie Paul  was admitted to the ICU at the University Hospital of the West Indies in April of 2017. He was under dialysis, due to malfunctioning kidneys and an infection that seepedRead More …

Busy Signal Back in the United States?

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Is Busy signal able to travel to the United States after being deported in 2012? This morning dancehall superstar busy signal took to Instagram thanking God for his many blessings, and thanking the USA. He posted a picture with the “Welcome to New York” captioned in the background. If this is indeed so, no one expected it, but many dancehall/ reggae fans will be joyful. The “One More Night” deejay pleaded guilty to a charge of absconding bail when heRead More …

Raine Seville “Touch” Official Music Video

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Raine Seville releases a sexy new video for her single touch. The song is featured on the Bruk It off Riddim. In the song Raine pays tribute to the female dancers. “It is very difficult to be a female in a male dominated industry, so I definitely have to endorse the ladies that are out there putting in work no matter what obstacles come their way.” said Raine Seville. The songstress recently signed a deal with US based record labelRead More …

Son of VP Records founder suing his stepmother (co-founder) for $3million US Dollars

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Clive Chin claims that his late father’s music group is licensing songs without permission. The son of a late Jamaican music producer Vincent Chin who worked with Bob Marley is suing his dad’s widow over ownership of songs the producer wrote, according to a Brooklyn federal lawsuit. Clive Chin claims that he wrote more than 1,100 songs recorded by various Jamaican artists and that his dad Vincent’s Queens-based V.P. Music Group is licensing them without permission. Chin is seeking $3Read More …

Buju Banton will walk free if appeals court rule in his favor, after yesterday’s court hearing.

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According to sources the United States Attorney’s office will not file a new case if a mis-trial is granted. Attorney’s for imprisoned reggae superstar Buju Banton were in court yesterday for a hearing on his appeal case. The case is being heard in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit in Atlanta Georgia. The singer is appealing his 2011 conviction on a cocaine distribution conspiracy charge. The high court will decide whether or not the one remaining charge that isRead More …

Buju Banton to courts: Release me, deport me to Jamaica

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  By Elaine Silvestrini | Tribune Staff Published: December 6, 2014 TAMPA — Grammy-winning reggae singer Buju Banton hopes recent changes in drug sentencing rules will get him out of prison early and back to his native Jamaica. But the performer is likely out of luck. Although more than 1,700 drug defendants sentenced in Tampa federal court have been identified as potential beneficiaries of a recent rollback in federal sentencing guidelines, the change won’t apply to most of those servingRead More …

Ky-Mani Marley says Rastafari is Not a Religion [Video]

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Ky-Mani Marley sat down with VladTV and spoke of his roots in Rastafarianism, which he wants to clarify is not a religion involving rules, rituals and regulations that can create a great deal of division among different types of people. According to Marley, it is more of a way of life that abides under the principle of one love among all. He says that not all dread locks are Rastas, over the years Dread has become a fashion statement. Ky-ManiRead More …

Sean Paul: 10 of the best

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Here are 10 tracks that prove the dancehall star’s ability to cross boundaries, without ever forgetting what made him famous in the first place Sean Paul Photograph:Johnny Nunez/WireImage   Infiltrate Sean Paul Henriques is the most internationally successful Jamaican dancehall artist. He’s the master of the crossover: aside from topping the charts worldwide, many of his best tracks remain dancehall staples from the streets of Kingston to the clubs of London and beyond. With a flow that clearly draws from SuperRead More …