Elephant Man did a two-day video shoot with R. Kelly in Chicago last week for the single, 'Bump Bump Bump'.
Elephant Man did a two-day video shoot with R. Kelly in Chicago last week for the single, 'Bump Bump Bump'.
The 'Big Easy' has teamed up with the 'Rock' to bring a new kind of festival to the world.
Jamaica and the devastated city of New Orleans will stage the first annual Jamaica/New Orleans Music and Food Festival on November 4 to 5 in Montego Bay, St. James. Plans for the festival were well advanced before the monster hurricane decimated the city last month, and part proceeds will be given to the American New Orleans fund to develop music and culture.
United States-based African Love Music Group Inc., one of the most celebrated reggae dancehall recording labels will be re-launching its label in a major campaign that unfolds over two days. One event will be held at the West Indian Social Club Hartford Connecticut on November 11, and the other is slated to be held at Wild Palm in Bronx, New York on Saturday, November 12
Just gimme di trees and mek we smoke it yo (smoke it yo)
It don't mek we please so don't provoke it yo (voke it yo)
We nuh need nuh speed so we nuh gon coke it yo (coke it yo)
Set we mind at ease we gotta take it slow
Damian "Jr Gong" Marley is among the few "drafted" by Rock superstars U2 as support acts for its just-underway fall North American tour. Marley will be on the bill from Sunday, October 16 in Philadelphia to Wednesday, November 9 in Oakland, California.
The Robert Marley Foundation is proud to have contributed over JA$1 million to assist families with their children's back to school expenses for the new school year commencing September 2005.
Producer: K.Wilson A.K.A Spragga
Song: Serious Times Artiste: Gyptian Label: Frenz
Yeh Yeh Sta na na na na woowooooee
Yeh yeh yeh yeh yeh yehh
Ho ha ha ha hi
Deejay Vybz Kartel shot several scenes from the combination music video for the singles, 'So Much To Say' and the popular 'Stammer' song on Monday. The video is being directed by the doyenne of music videos in Jamaica, Nordia Rose.
Bratt and Kuko, two Spanish musicians/producers, are big time lovers of reggae music, and have come to Jamaica to hone their reggae skills to return to spread the art form in their native country, Spain.
Morgan Heritage is currently on tour in the US promoting their new album, Full Circle. "It's going wonderful! We are here building our audience numbers in the States and the reception has been amazing!" said Gramps.
The lyrical genius Vybz Kartel will be releasing his Greensleeves album in October.
"I have a number of exclusive tracks which will be on this album, I have already did a photo shoot for the jacket cover, and I am a more mature artiste now in terms of my lyrical content, so Kartel fans can expect a mad album, off the hook, 'see wha mi a say', I am looking for more hits in the international marketplace," Kartel said.
Elephant Man's career is taking off through the stratosphere as his latest single, 'Willie Bounce' just eased to the number one position this week on the Choice FM Top 20 Reggae chart in London.
Busy is as now becomes Kip Rich's middle name these days. He has a crazy fall season ahead with a blizzard of shows and promotional concerts
Dancehall heavyweight Buju Banton has found himself on the wrong side of the law again, just a few months after his travel ban had been lifted by the United States embassy.
Lexxus, the Prince, is getting ready to trek across the Atlantic Ocean to Canada where he'll stop in 6 of their provinces to perform (Quebec, Ontario and others). He returns to the island, Thursday, October 20.
The three day Air Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival 2006: The Art of Music, transforms the picturesque Rose Hall Resort and Country Club in Montego Bay from Thursday, January 26 through to Saturday, January 28 next year. Well known for world class production values, a selection of leading yet diverse acts and an unparalleled comfort atmosphere, the ninth staging of the Festival is expected to supersede previous expectations.
Since the simultaneous released to Radio of the song "Fire Child" on both Reggae and Techno Rhythms, Fantan Mojah is HOTTER THAN FIRE. "Fire Child" is getting heavy rotation on all Radio Stations in Jamaica, the word on the Streets is that the song "Fire Child" will take Fantan to the next level.
Hi, my name is Kimberly and I am from the warm and sunny parish of Kingston, (Jamaica). I am a very intellectual and down to earth girl who likes to socialize with persons, especially with persons who I am not familiar with.
"Come Let us all hold a Reverence to His Imperial Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I who created heaven and earth and for that reason I must Hold the Faith. Every Day I have to give thanks as I beckon My Savior for His Guidance and Protection, in this struggle, against the heathen. The Lord is I light and salvation so babylon Can't Get Me Down.
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Montreal, PQ --- Music Management Inc. proudly presents FOXY BROWN live in concert for the first time ever on Friday, September 30th, 2005 at Club Dome. Situated at 32 Ste-Catherine W. corner St-Laurent, Montreal's hottest hip hop concert venue will open its doors at 8pm. Tickets are now available on the admission network, as well as select hip hop stops (listed below) at a cost of 30$.
This week, 'We Be Burnin' debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #88! But it is also blazing in countries other that the United States, check it out:
Jovi Rockwell took to the stage at Irie Jamboree to a massive crowd of die hard dancehall and reggae fans. The 3rd annual installment of the event was staged at the Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York.
TOK has been nominated for the People's Choice Award for the first annual Bigga Caribbean Music Awards Ceremony and Celebrity Beach party. The event which is being promoted by Iyah Ites Promotions, takes place in St Croix, US Virgin Islands on Friday, December 9 to Sunday, December 11.
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Female deejay Fire Pashon who recently got back from a two week tour of Japan with her father, famed singer Sugar Minot is now back in the island getting ready to shoot a video for a new joint called 'Flames'.
Some like it hot, some like it cold, but Nashaun likes it pretty much to stay at home. This 20-year-old beauty hails from the parish of Trelawny where she spent most of her life. She then decided to venture to the capital of Jamaica (Kingston) to pursue a career in the modeling industry.
Most people know Patrick 'Roach' Samuels as being a close, personal friend of deejay Vybz Kartel, and they often see him lurking in the shadows in music videos, backstage at shows, or at the studios.
Song Title: Woman's Intuition
Artiste: Lady G & Pancho
Label: G String
Rhythm: My Baby
Oh Grace-Ann, Oh Grace-Ann, you might be that special girl that every man dreamt of. Your magnificent figure and your amazingly cute face is enough to let any man go crazy for you.
Errol Stewart, aka DJ Smurf, was born on September 21, 1972. He grew up in Kingston, and was raised by both his mother and grandmother. He would stay between Vineyard Town and Woodford Park occasionally, and sometimes in Cashew Park with his mother. While growing up with his grandmother, he was placed under a lot of restrictions.
The gong has sounded off to signal the fans' feverish anticipation of the latest Marley album, that of Grammy winner Damian 'Jr. Gong' Marley. Last week Friday, that excitement reached a heady climax at a euphoric press launch at the Bob Marley museum at 56 Hope Road, St. Andrew.
Many consider her the sexiest female disc jock in the business, for others she spreads joy, laughter and her vivacious personality and talent ensures that she is constantly in demand. Just as her name suggests DJ Sunshine is lighting up the radio scene these days. Only two and a half years on the air and already she has achieved what many disc jocks dream about. Sunshine has carved a niche for herself in the very competitive world of radio.
Even though his stage name is the chaos-inducing 'Turbulence', this 24 year-old artiste is one of the most grounded, humble and focused young artistes you will find in the music business today.
But pop down artiste Toddler get box down.
People Harry Toddler a little hurry come up DJ who did get the big break a long time ago and now him flop, keep him birthday party the first of August but ah big controversy gwaan between Bounty Killer and Elephant Man, ova who fi work last....Harry Toddler him a call fi reunion, but Elephant Man and Bounty neva waan work together that night, and Killer walk out the venue when Toddler try call him up first.
Written by: Duane Stephenson, Gladstone Wright & Electric Dread
Titled: True Reflections
Produced by: Dowmsound Records LTD. (BLACK & WHITE)
Recorded at: General Penetentary (Prison), Kingston Jamaica
Recorded on: June 19, 2005
Riddim Mixers: Rick O'Niel, Michael Adams & Andrew Gregory
Deejay Delly Ranks, fresh off a devastating performance at 'Irie Jamboree' in New York last weekend, will be one of the feature acts at the Abyss Festival in Stone Mountain, Atlanta. He is performing with Cash Money Millionaires, Little Wayne, the reunited Fugees, Master P and Ludacris in an effort to raise funds for the victims for Hurricane Katrina.
Fantan Mojah's latest single is causing quite a stir in dancehall circles because it has crossed over to that most unlikely of genres for a reggae artiste - techno.
Damian "Jr Gong" Marley will perform at the Virgin Megastore in Union Square (corner of 14th and Broadway) at 11pm on Monday, September 12. This will be an exclusive NYC performance followed by a midnight signing to celebrate the release of his new album, Welcome to Jamrock.
Ever wondered what it might be like to see Jamaica through Hon. P. J. Patterson's eyes? Now the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) has teamed up with Peter Greenberg and the Travel Channel to reveal a unique Jamaica to the world. The excursion is a personal journey around the island, seen through the eyes of Prime Minister P.J. Patterson.
Evette's debut CD 'Lately' is now available in stores and websites like Amazon.com and ReggaeSource.com as well as all MusicNet supported sites (Musicnet.com, MTV.com, Yahoo.com, etc.). Evette has made several personal appearances at select stops on the U.S. tour of the Oliver Samuels production Ras Noah and the Hawk.
Artiste: Mr. Peppa
Produced by: Ward 21
That's Betta Crazy badmind inna dem heart inna dem mind
Dem nuh see seh a good time dis Mr Peppa
Mek dem Talk, Talk mek dem Talk, Talk, Talk
All dem can do a Talk, Talk but when you hear
Mr Easy is a man over-flowing with music and melodies that deal with the more harmonious aspects of life and living. He was born in the verdant, undulating hills of the Cockpit Country. The transition at the age of ten, for this country boy, to the cold, gray streets of New York City was not an easy rite of passage.
Sean Paul has garnered a Music of Black Origin (MOBO) award nomination for his newly released single, 'We Be Burnin', under the category of Best Reggae Act. The MOBO 10th Anniversary Awards happens on Thursday, September 22. The venue for the show is the Royal Albert Hall in London.
Assassin's launch party for his debut album, Infiltration, is scheduled for Thursday, September 8 at the Mas Camp. It is invitation only event and about 5,000 fans have been invited. Fans can win invites by checking the Star for more information. Infiltration drops on Tuesday, September 13 so look out for that.
On a recent trip to Japan, Wayne Wonder was performing in front of excited fans at Zepp Saparo. He was jumping up and down on stage with much energy and the fans seemed to have been going wild. The Japanese are unlike any other fans in the world.
August 13, 2005
General Penitentiary, Kingston, Jamaica
Jah Cure interviewed by Josef Bogdanovich c/o YardFlex.com
DSR: Given the nature of the charges against you, do you think your charges were excessive?
Jah-Cure: Everything was excessive sentence, was excessive charges, was excessive.