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February 2013 Archives

Do you find the Swag of Konshens to be Metro Swag?

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Metrosexual is a neologism, derived from metropolitan and heterosexual, coined in 1994 describing a man (especially one living in an urban, post-industrial, capitalist culture) who is especially meticulous about his grooming and appearance, typically spending a significant amount of time and money on shopping as part of this. The term contrasts heterosexuals who adopt fashions and lifestyles stereotypically associated with homosexuals.

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Over the last few weeks at least two commercials have stirred controversy in the international community, both involving Jamaica in some way.

Some persons have shared the view that the ads were disrespectful to the island's brand. However several government officials and citizens believe they are simply 'art' and should not be taken seriously.

Below are the Jamaican inspired international ads, as well as a Skittles commercial which was banned from television due to its obviously distasteful content.

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After seeing the Skittles ad...maybe Volkswagen and Saturn aren't so bad after all. Tweet us your comments following the twitter link below.

Banned Skittles Commercial


Volkswagen Commercial


Saturn Commercial





The international companies seem to be experiencing a Jamaican ad craze.

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Dancehall artiste Sean Paul is the latest artiste to have his song featured in an international ad. International car company Kia Motors has selected his song Gimme Di Light as their sound track for their new promotional campaign.

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This comes following the controversial Volkswagen ad which featured Jimmy Cliff's single Get Happy and the Saturn Electronics ad which featured Barrington Levy's Murderer.

Dancehall artiste Mavado was also recently featured in a smart phone ad, courtesy of a European phone company.

This should be a wakeup call for the local music industry players. They should strive to be more professional in the recording process, make world songs, practice proper business ethics and also copyright their work. You can never tell when your song will be selected by a major company. Brand Jamaica is on a roll... oh and learn to arrive at events on time being late is tacky.

Barrington Levy


Sean Paul


Jimmy Cliff





Bethel High School Principal Murdered!!

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The 26-year-old principal of Bethel High School went missing since last Sunday, the police had launched a man hunt as a result of his presumed abduction.

However yesterday February 26, 2013, the family of the deceased principal was awoken to sad news, as his body was found in a car with a hole in the back of his head. The police are uncertain about the motive for the murder.

The young principal is remembered by his students as a helpful and motivational individual.




Exclusive Music Videos: Ace Hood, Aidonia and More

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Ace Hood featuring Future and Rick Ross - Bugatti



Aidonia - Tip Pan Yu Toe



Dazzla - Survivor





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An alleged gang leader has been labeled a homosexual by the Jamaica constabulary force and will be charged for buggery in the event that he is caught. According to the police, the alleged gang leader has been sexually provocative to several persons in an around his community, and his victims are both males and females.

The police claim that the gang leader forces potential gang members to have sex with him and members of his gang, in order to join the gang. Several females have also complained to law officials that they were buggered by men from the popular gang, who are now on the most wanted list.

This marks the first time that a local gang has used anal sex as an initiation process to be a gang member. Tweet us your comments and follow at the link below.

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A St. Catherine father was recently charged by the local police for making his sons eat shit. According to reports, the boys had expressed to their father that they needed his company to used the toilet which is located in the backyard, this because they were scared of the dark.

The accused father refused to accompany the boys, telling them to go on their own. One of the scared boys apparently could not hold the shit any longer and so he decided to defecate inside the closet, hoping that his father wouldn't smell the odor. Upon finding out what his son had done, the father apprehended the boys and forced them to eat the shit.

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The boys then complained to the neighbors who then summoned the police and an arrest was made. The accused father is now awaiting trial.

Maybe he should now consider transforming that closet into an indoor bathroom. Tweet us your comments at the link below.




Vybz kartel Fans to sign Petition for his release!!

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Vybz Kartel's followers are aiming to hasten the bail process by formulating a petition which local and international fans will be asked to sign.

According to the members of kartel's camp via several tweets, Vybz kartlel is being treated unfairly by the Jamaican court.

They believe Vybz kartel deserves to get bail because the court has brought no strong evidence to the public despite stating that they have video footages. They also compare Vybz Kartel to the X6 killer, citing that the alleged X 6 shooter was given bail because he is from uptown, unlike Vybz kartel who hails from a poor community. The seemingly frustrated fans of the entertainer are crying for double standard to end.

Vybz Kartel is expected to return to court in late May, 2013.

Vybz Kartel - Babylon Seh Jail For Me "free world boss" February 2012


Vybz Kartel "Go Go Wine" OFFICIAL VIDEO





Sizzla Remixes Holding Firm after more than 10 years

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Dancehall artiste Sizzla Kalonji has remixed his classic reggae single Holding Firm, the single features Judgment Yard artiste G Mac and promises to be another hit.

According G Mac who recently returned from a European Tour, radio DJs are already citing that they love the collaboration, the artistes have also recorded a music Video for Holding Firm part two.

The video will be premiered this week on Onstage.  Sizzla says he felt an energy in the recording booth, similar to the original vibe he felt over 10 years ago.

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The original Holding Firm





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The Harlem Shake craze is spreading like a wildfire in Jamaica. Several high schools, colleges, business houses, companies and media outlets have joined the fun.

Last week LIME Telecommunications Company released their version of the Harlem Shake, which was later counteracted by Digicel, in a rather tame effort.

CVM TV was next followed by The Gleaner and TVJ. Perhaps the only local craze left to see is parliament, the army and the police force.

LIME Jamaica Harlem Shake Video


CVM TV's Harlem Shake Video


The Gleaner's Harlem Shake video





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A man who claims to be saved and sanctified was recently charged by a policeman after he attempted to bribe him.

According to the officer, the so called Christian Man was being issued a traffic ticket and sought to pay the police officer $1000 if he was acquitted for his traffic misconduct.

The Christian man was brought before the court and charged $50,000. Or risk serving 6 months behind bars.

The Christian man is said to have brought his fellow church brother to the court hearing to speak on his behalf. The church brother gave a lengthy speech, seeking to validate his friend's innocence. However the judge handed down the maximum penalty.

"Not everybody who says Lord Lord will enter the Kingdom of Heaven" suh dem church people deh tan and love judge.

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose gives Birth!!

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"The Bash" Taylor Thomaz into the world recently.

The two have weathered a public relationship and gave fans and media regular updates throughout the pregnancy.

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"Happy Birthday Sebastian 'The Bash' Taylor Thomaz!!!" Wiz said via his twitter account. "Everyone welcome this perfect young man into the world."





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Dancehall artiste Shaggy is gearing up to launch his new record label in Jamaica. According to the artiste, he already had one launch in United States. However he wants to have a launch in Jamaica just for his Jamaican people.

The launch will be hosted at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records sports club in Kingston this coming Tuesday and will feature several guest performances.

Shaggy shocked his local fans over a year ago when he announced that he was leaving Big Yard recording studio and his long time manager Robert Livingston, ending a relationship of 18 years, to do his own production. The artiste now operates his own label called Ranch Entertainment Inc, he has already signed two artistes.

Shaggy is one of the few artistes in the world to sell a Diamond album...enough said.

Shaggy in action


Shaggy Featuring Mavado





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Dancehall artiste Stamma Gramma has responded to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is a stalker fan. According to Stamma Gramma both Tommy Lee and Heavy D are aware of his existence in the music industry.

The artiste says he also made an agreement with Heavy D to create a promotional website for Tommy Lee, and agreement which went sour after he recorded his song called Scammer Anthem.

Stamma Gramma also claims that Heavy D asked him to send credit to his phone, which he did. Therefore it's quite surprising to hear Heavy D saying he does not know who Stamma Gramma is.


As it relates to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is not in support of the Scamming song, Stamma Gramma says Tommy Lee is not one to judge based on morality because his music is filled with filth about demons and evil.

Stamma Gramma seemed really upset about the matter.

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Stamma Gramma diss Tommy Lee Sparta





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In the celebration of black history month and reggae month, students of the University of the West Indies have decided to host a stage show at Attica Fraternity Taylor Hall to pay attention to Jamaica's cultural heritage.

The event is called Cultural Vibration and will commence tonight at February 21,2013 at  9.pm and will feature several top entertainers from the local music industry.

Artistes who have been featured on the show before include Spragga Benz, Chronixx, Fantan Mojah, Twin of Twins, Bounty Killer, Flexx formerly of the Gully Side, T.O.K and even L.A Lewis. Let's see who the organizers will come up with this year.

Admission to the event is free to all patrons. Cultural Vibration will be an extension to today's staging of Integration Thursdays and will take place on the lawns of Tayor Hall.

UWI Stage Show





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Since having her last popular hit song 1989, veteran reggae artiste Marcia Griffiths remains the highest selling reggae artiste of all time.

Despite being hailed as the queen of reggae and known as one of Jamaica's most internationally revered artistes, Griffiths has received little mention in the local media.

The artiste recently performed at Tracks and Records at Market place Kingston Jamaica, and literally showed that she was worth every penny.

Marcia Griffiths was also a backup singer for Bob Marley and the Wailers for many years.

Billboard Chart topping single by Marcia Griffiths







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A local police is currently sitting in hot water with law officials after it was reported to his superiors that he was involved in Child Pornography.

Reports are that the police man had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl and took pictures of the child. So obsessed was he of the minor, that he decided to put a nude picture of the girl on his phone, saving it so that it would appear every time she called.

A seemingly concerned co-worker noticed the picture of the minor and decided to report the officer to his superiors. He has since been charged for Child Pornography and is booked to reappear in court in weeks to come.








Car Sexy - Feb 17th, 2013 | Photos by: Milton Raynor

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Two persons were shot at the Escape Night club In New Kingston on Monday. The result of a employer and employee conflict.

Dead is Howayne Sinclair, 28, a security guard of Central Village in Spanish Town, St Catherine. And nursing gun shot wounds is the manager of the establishment.

An eyewitness, explained that a dispute had allegedly occurred inside the club between a female worker and the night manager.

The eyewitness further claimed that at some point the female worker left and returned with her boyfriend along with another man, which resulted in the manager being shot and rushed to hospital and the security guard killed.

The police are currently carrying out investigations into the matter.




Beyonce Shows off Blue Ivy Carter for the first time

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After hiding her identity for several months from the media, Beyonce and Jay- z finally decides to show their daughter's face to the world.

We kinda see the resemblance to Jay-Z . Do You? Tweet us your comments.
 
Jay Z song dedicated to his daughter





Yardflex Exclusive Music videos

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Lil Wayne-Love Me


Melloquence- Go For Mine


Gyptian- Overtime





Raggashanti Leaves Another Radio Station!

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LinkUp Radio is parting ways with "The King of Mix Up" Kingsley "Ragashanti" Stewart, a month before his contract was to end. The morning show host of "Ragashanti in di Mawning" gave his resignation to Linkup Radio, effective February 28th, 2013 for personal and business reasons.

Ragashanti joined the LinkUp Media Group of Companies in April 2012, taking his unique brand of entertainment to the Tri-State area. The show quickly became one of the top morning shows in the New York metro area.

David "Squeeze" Annakie, CEO of Linkup Media Group of Companies, is sad to see Ragashanti go, but the split was amicable. "I wish Raga nothing but the best in all future endeavors and hope we get to work with him again soon." The station will be announcing a new morning show host in the near future.

LinkUp Radio is owned by the Linkup Media Group of Companies, a flagship corporation of powerful entertainment groups, premium health products and life improvement operations. The company caters to the multicultural communities globally, with headquarters located in the heart of the financial district in New York City.

The Linkup Media Group of Companies comprises; Linkup Radio 93.5FM on WVIP, JAMROCK Magazine, Saige Public Relations, Saige Skin Care, Apeza, The SqueezeCard, AAA Service Protection, JAMROCK Models, Biolife Energy Systems, Value Health Network, USA Credit Repair, and Immigration Link.

Ragga Show





Bob Marley's Wealth not in Trench Town?

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Yardflex recently attended a reggae event at world proclaimed 'culture yard' Trench Town and we must admit that it was a total shame to see that the community still reflects poverty and lack of opportunity despite giving birth to some of the biggest entertainment stars that the world has enjoyed, including Bob Marley.

On entrance to the community as many as 100 youths were seen extorting drivers to watch their car or else...they couldn't promise its safety.

The youth also begged petty cash from patrons as they sought to make their way into the venue.

Even as the yardflex entered the venue there were still images of poverty based on the ratchet looking walls and fences which complimented the dusty floor.

The Bob Marley is worth has an estimated net worth of $130 million dollars. The musician, is credited with popularizing reggae and the Rastafari movement worldwide.

Is it time for Trench Town to reflect some of the riches of Bob Marley? Tweet us your comments.

Bob Marley performs song dedicated to Trench Town





Oscar Pistorius Kills Model Girlfriend!!

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Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius arrived at a court in South Africa this morning, charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria, Africa.

Pistorius earlier left a police station with a coat over his head and arrived at the court amid a media frenzy.

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Pistorius, 26, was arrested on Thursday over the killing of Steenkamp, 30, who had been shot in the head and upper body.
Steenkamp was shot at around 3am in Pistorius's house in an exclusive gated community. Police said paramedics were already at the scene by the time they arrived and Steenkamp was pronounced dead. A 9mm pistol was recovered from the scene.

Oscar was largely seen as a hero to the disabled, however according to reporters; the athlete was also paranoid for his safety and was obsessed with guns. Oscar in his defense is claiming that he thought somebody was breaking into his house, therefore he fired shots to protect himself.

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Female University Student Beaten for Stealing?

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A section of the University of the West Indies was recently pulled into chaos, after a female was attacked by and estimated six other females. According to the females they attacked the victim because she was a thief.

Reports are that, the victim recently stole items from a female's bag while at a training session in the gym. She was approached by the owner of the bag who asked her questions about the missing items...she denied knowledge of any stolen items.

The owner of the stolen items then plotted with her friends to catch the alleged thief. The women waited a few days before planting their bags in the same area and watched from the sideline to see if the thief would return. To their surprise the same suspect returned and proceeded to remove items from the bag, she was then apprehended by the women and received several blows as a result.

Reports are that she was saved by the UWI campus police.

UWI Recent Activities


UWI Harlem Shake









Happy Valentine Day From Yard Flex

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Valentine Song dedicated to Yard Flex fans follow us on Twitter





Tommy Lee Sparta Speaks Against Scamming!!

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Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta has distanced himself from a young artiste called Stamma Gramma who has proclaimed to be a member of Tommy Lee's Sparta camp.

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Stamma Gramma has released a song called Scammer Anthem in will he blatantly supports the illegal lottery scam. The artiste boasts about living a lavish lifestyle from robbing people and claims that he is aligned with Tommy Lee crew.

Tommy Lee and his management team have issued releases distancing themselves from the artiste, Tommy Lee highlighting that scamming is wrong and he believes people should work for their honest bread.

Scammer Anthem has over 100,000 views on Youtube.com and is growing rapidly. According Tommy Lee Sparta he has never gotten in problems with the law and would like to keep it that way.
 

Controversial Scamming Song





Homosexuals Rule the streets of New Kingston?

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The mainstream media recently drew attention to a growing population of homosexuals that have taken up residence in news Kingston. The homosexuals are reported as being mischievous and scantily attired.

The men are said to frequent stop lights in the heart of the city. According to eyewitnesses the men are very load and make no secret of their sexual desires, they even perform ex-rated dance moves in the middle of the road in an attempt to pull attention to themselves.

New Kingston has long been an area in Jamaica where members of the homosexual community are known to frequent. But this marks the first time they have become so public in recent times.

One passerby was recently chased into a church by a group of homosexuals after he allegedly threw a stone at the pack. The police recently arrested a few members of the group on charges of disorderly conduct.




Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!

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Dancehall artistes Vybz kartel and Gaza Slim have collaborated on a single called Children Are Our Future. The song sees Vybz kartel chanting lyrics against child molesters and child killers, according to the self proclaimed World Boss, "they must be put to death".0

This song comes in wake of the murder of a four year old child in Kingston recently. The child was shot by a lone gunman whom his family had an argument with.

The song so far has over 50,000 views online. This is perhaps one of Vybz Kartel's most positive messages in a long time... despite pronouncing death on the culprits.

Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!





Reggae University Activity List 2013

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Reggae University

Table of Events

Dates

Topics

Presenter(s)

 

February 8

 

Reggae - Documentary

 

Producer - Junior Lincoln

 

February 9

Ancestral Voices: Role of drums in creation of Music

 

Phillip Supersad

 

February 10

Role of Intellectual Property and Copyright in Protecting and Promoting the Reggae Brand

 

Joan Webley

 

February 11

 

Life, Career: positive and Negative Trends in the music industry

 

Mutabaruka

 

February 12

 

Veterans vs. Vintage: Encouraging artistes to preserve their craft

 

Frankie Campbell/Ibo Cooper

 

February 14

 

Artistes in Residence - Bob Andy on love

 

Bob Andy

 

February 15

 

Artistes in residence - Earl "Chinna" Smith

 

Earl 'Chinna' Smith

 

February 18

 

The contribution of the Sound System and Radio to the growth of Reggae

 

Elaine Wint

Weepow

 

 

February 19

 

 

Artistes in residence  - aspiring artistes speak

Janine

Chronixx

Nomadzz

Kabaka Pyramid

 

 

February 21

The Contribution of Women to the Music Industry

 

Band: Bubbles

 

Stewardship or Stardom

Alaine, Cherine Anderson, Pam Hall

 

 

Carlene Davis/Tommy Cowan


Reggae University Activity List 2013





RIP Diane Osbourne

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Yardflex would like to send out our condolences to family of Diane Osbourne!

Born Aug 12,1947, Osbourne passed away on Feb 9 in Los Angeles leaving her son Nikiya.

Diane will be missed in the entertainment circles.




Usain Bolt To Play In NBA!

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Usain Bolt has been named as a participant in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity game, but though the track star may excel at two sports, basketball doesn't appear to be one of them.

The two-time Olympic champion from Jamaica is not only the fastest man on earth, but also sports a mean soccer game, getting a tryout from Manchester United last summer. But as Kelly Dwyer of the Yahoo! Sports blog Ball Don't Lie points out, Bolt isn't very good when it comes to hoop.




Jimmy Cliff wins Second Grammy Award

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Jimmy Cliff wins second Grammy Award, beating out artistes like Sean Paul, Sly and Robbie, The Original Wailers andToots and the Mytals.

This goes to show those caught up in local hype, that local hype barely scratches the surface of the international scene.

Jimmy Cliff's songs like so many other veteran reggae artistes are rarely played on the "hot hype" radio stations locally. Most local award shows have made no provision for giving respect to the veterans who are still doing music. It's all about the hype ...obviously the Grammys see the bigger picture.

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Jimmy Cliff was recently featured in the controversial Volkswagen ad with his single C'mon Get Happy.




Omi Goes Mento in Fireworks single

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Jamaican ska, mento, dancehall and reggae artiste Omi is seeking to make history again after releasing another single using a Jamaican genre that is largely extinct.

The artiste made global headlines recently after his Ska single Cheerleader charted on charts both local and internationally to prove to the world and the Jamaican audience that Ska is not dead...only disregarded.

The artiste is aiming to revive yet another genre by releasing a follow up single called Firework. Strange enough in this single the artiste dabbles in Mento. A Mento song has not charted in Jamaica for many years.

Fireworks is also boosted by a professionally done music video with full HD quality. Here is the exclusive video premiere.

Omi Fireworks Video





Female dancehall artistes Tiana, Angelina, Destiny and Cecile are poised to make oral sex a norm locally. Cecile started the movement years ago with her song Do It To Me, however she received backlash from the dancehall community.


Sting saw up-and-coming dancehall artiste Angelina performing a song called Head Mistress, in which she said "Mi deep throat it from the root to the stem and mi nuh hav gag reflex problem...mi roll mi tongue like a dice." According to the deejay Jamaica is becoming more liberal with sexuality.

Destiny recently released a song called FUCK, in which she states that she knows to work it on her knees. According to Destiny, Vybz kartel made oral sex a norm for females to speak about, however the males are still skeptic about the matter, even though they might be taking part in oral sex.

Outaroad recording artiste Tiana also toys with the topic of oral sex in her rendition of Vybz Kartel's Freaky Gyal. She says she loves a man that uses his mouth in bed.

Tiana's song now has over 20,000 views on YouTube.com and has mixed views from the dancehall fans.

Tiana Freaky Man


Angelina Sting outbrust


Fuck By Destiny





Supa Hype Owes Thousands in unpaid Rent?

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Popular selector Supa Hype is about to get into some real trouble with the law. The uptown selector, who operates his own record label called 007 Records, allegedly owes his land lord thousands of dollars for non-payment of rent.

According to sources the selector who drives an Audi motor vehicle, hasn't paid his rent since August of last year.

The land lord is now gearing up to take legal measures against the selector. Super Hype rose to popularity for his song She Gone on the Overproof rhythm in 2012.

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Supa Hype's song She Gone





Dancehall artiste D.B. bribes U.S. Officer for Visa?

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A popular dancehall artiste is said to have bribed a U.S State Department Security officer to have his U.S visa reinstated. The officer recently pleaded guilty in a U.S court, and reportedly admitted to accepting two luxury watches in exchange for helping the artiste to obtain his visa.

It is also alleged that the State Department security personnel also received exclusive passes to events that the artiste was billed to performed on. The accused security personnel now faces two years behind bars.

The report sent by the U.S court only identifies the dancehall artiste as initials D.B. however, Jamaicans are already making speculations as to who the artiste is...for all we know it couldn't be the prince of reggae Dennis Brown.

So who else has the initials D.B? Let's see how this situation develops, because the worse outcome would be a bad look for dancehall.

Several of the Island's entertainers are already without an American visa.




Male Rappers Want to have sex with Justin Bieber?

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Two American rappers have collaborated on a single called JUSTIN BIEBER in which they proclaim that they want to have sex with the Canadian pop artiste.

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In a very disturbing three minute song the rappers speak about having sex with Bieber and even performing oral sex on the singer.

According to one of the rappers, if he should have sex with Justin Bieber, it would not make him a gay rapper, because Justin Bieber is a female.

The song currently has over one million views on YouTube.com.

Video of the Justin Bieber sex song





Major Lazer Produces Mixtape for Chronixx!!

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Reggae artiste Chronixx has collaborated with international producers Major Lazer for the production of his new mixtape called Start A Fire.

According to a member of Chronixx's team, Major Lazer reached out to the young reggae artiste after hearing his music on a bus.

The mixtape carries tracks produced by both Chronixx's Zinc Fence band and Major Lazer. The reggae artiste recently won the media award for Break Through Artiste of the year. He is also working on a new mixtape to be released in April and was a featured act in Major Lazer's concert hosted at UWI by Entertainment Chairperson Miguel 'Gramma Zone' Reid.

Start A Fire





Thirteen Year Old Raped For an Entire Weekend

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A thirteen year old girl was reportedly raped by four adults over the weekend. However, despite the fact that complains was made to the police, no arrest has been made.

The incident is said to have taken place in St. Catherine. Further reports are that one of the alleged culprits have visited the victim's home and have gone as far has to brag about the ordeal. Relatives also claim that they were threatened by the man.

Investigations revealed that the child had left school and went straight to the home of a male companion to have sex; however things went sour when the man went for four of his friends who also took turns at having sexual intercourse with the minor... for the entire weekend.

CISOCA has confirmed that a complaint was made by the child's family; however they were tight lipped about why no arrest has been made. The families of the victim are now perturbed at the lack of action taken by the local police.

Chuck Fenda Gash them video, speaks against child abuse





Mavado Wants Bounty's Respect?

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Dancehall artiste Mavado recently told the media that he wants more respect from his mentor Bounty Killer. According to the artiste, after his friend Connie was shot by the police at Bounty Killer's birthday party in New Kingston, Bounty Killer did not reach out and give condolences.

Mavado says his home community was saddened by the lack of regard shown by Bounty killer after Connie's death. The We The Best signed artiste highlighted that he still has respect for Bounty Killer and he remains a part of the Alliance family for life, however he simply wants mutual respect from his mentor.

Mavado was recently in Jamaica where he shot the music video for a new single featuring a British artiste.




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Local disc jockey DJ Bambino made a sour attempt at giving a joke at the recently concluded YVA awards at the National Stadium.

The host/DJ was trying to stir some humor by incorporating Bounty Killer's name into a bun joke that he was giving. He started by creating a situation where Bounty Killer was getting bun and proceeded to mimic Bounty Killer's voice and no nonsense attitude in his act.

Bounty Killer who was seated in the VIP area of the venue began to laugh at the joke as the camera swept across his area. However the joke turned sour after Bambino began to say 'Hammer', inciting that Bounty Killer would use a hammer on his girlfriend if she gave him bun.

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At that point several persons in the audience stopped laughing; some persons were even heard saying noooo in shame. At this point when the camera returned to the area that Bounty Killer was seated, the smile was no longer on his face. Bambino now realizing that his joke struck a sour note began to apologize saying, no disrespect Bounty Killer we are good.

Bounty Killer later teamed up with I Octane to perform their hit single Bad Mind Dem a Pree, however during his set he made no reference to Bambino.
























Police Man beaten for missing iPad?

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A police man stationed in western Jamaica was brutally beaten by residents over the weekend for a stolen iPad. The police man is said of have been left nursing several wounds including two broken arms as a result of his beating.

Residents, who saw the beating, disclosed that somebody had stolen an iPad and made an escape in a car resembling that of the police man. Several armed men from the area then saw the police in his vehicle and assumed that it was the same person who stole the iPad.  Without doing much professional research the men began to beat the police man like slave... leaving him with broken limbs.

The western Jamaica police are now searching for those involved in the beating of the officer.

Police Brutality





Anthony B Jailed in the U.S for Ganga Possession!!

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Reggae artiste Anthony B joins the list of local artiste facing trouble with the law. The artiste was recently arrested and charged for ganga possession in the United States.

According to reports, the artiste was driving along with his band in a highly tinted vehicle which raised speculations from the police who stopped the vehicle to do a spot check. During the spot check the police found a quantity of marijuana and subsequently charged the artiste.

The artiste spent over four days in jail and is expected to answer to his charges in court this coming week. The artiste missed several stage shows in the U.S as a result of his incarceration, but could this be karma for Anthony B? It was reported just last week by fellow reggae artiste Delly Ranx that Anthony B had left him out of an American tour, in the process sending a bad impression to his fans.

Anthony B Ganga song





Anybody know where is Assassin and Kris Kelli?

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Assassin was expected to take 2012 by storm especially since his main rival Vybz Kartel is firmly behind bars on murder and conspiracy charges. However it would appear that the artiste has plunged deeper into musical misery because since his hit single Run Di Place, the media has seen little from the artiste, no new music nor music videos... Assassin where are you?

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Kris Kelli showed promise in 2006 when her collaboration with Vybz Kartel FAME blew up on local airwaves. However since that time until now, the beautiful songstress has failed to find another song gearing such popularity.

Kris Kelli & Vybz Kartel


Other artistes who are missing from the hit circle include Richie Loops, VC, Ding Dong, Jah Vinci, Tami Chyn, Deva Bratt...just to name a few. If your name was left off the missing list tweet us @YardFlex.




Sean Paul and Security Face off at YVA's

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Dancehall artiste Sean Paul was recently involved in a squabble with security guards at the Youth View Awards main entrance at the national stadium.

The artiste who was a nominee for favorite international artiste of 2012 was making his way into the parking lot, when he was hampered by a security guard, who must have been pretty dumb not to recognize Sean Paul.

Sean Paul was forced to stop his van in the middle of the traffic stalling several patrons who wanted to enter the parking lot as well. The security personnel still refused to comply with procedure even after the artiste identified himself. By this time a small crowd had gathered at the entrance and Sean Paul exited his car and belted out a few explicit words to the security guard.

Sean Paul was later exhorted to a nearby police station, however he later returned to the show and was presented with the Award for Local International artiste of the year.

Sean Paul Video









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A Brazilian woman is accused of attempted murder by her husband. According to the husband the woman tried to kill him through oral sex, by putting poisonous substances inside her vagina.

The man claims that the woman wanted a divorce and he rejected her decision, therefore the woman decided that she would get out of the relationship one way or another.

After putting the poisonous substance in her private parts she encouraged him to come to bed and perform oral sex. However the husband noticed that a strange smell was coming from the vaginal cavity, he then suggested that she go to the doctor to check herself out. Upon inspection by the doctor, it was discovered that her vagina was stuffed with poison.

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The Controversial Ad





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Dancehall artiste Mavado is slated to make a return to BET'S 106 & Park today at 6pm. However unlike his previous cameos in DJ Khalid's interviews, the artiste will be featured as a guest judge on BET's clash show Freestyle Fridays.

The show takes the shape of a lyrical battle between two rappers who must prove their worth via hardcore yet clean lyrics. Mavado and his co judges will then score and decide who the winner of the clash will be.

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Mavado is no stranger to clashes, having battled Vybz Kartel at Sting a few years back. A battle which was ruled in favor of Mavado, however days after the clash Vybz Kartel's fans began to claim that Vybz Kartel was the victor, an argument which is still up for discussion in the dancehall arena today.

Mavado who has been missing from the local scene for the majority of 2012, is looking to make amends in 2013. The artiste currently has a number one single in UK and he also shot a music video with American rapper Papoose called Top of My Game which is getting regular views on Papoose's Vevo YouTube page. The video will also be premiered on BET as the new joint of the day this evening.

Video with rapper Papoose





Reggae Sumfest 2018

The international companies seem to be experiencing a Jamaican ad craze.

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Dancehall artiste Sean Paul is the latest artiste to have his song featured in an international ad. International car company Kia Motors has selected his song Gimme Di Light as their sound track for their new promotional campaign.

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This comes following the controversial Volkswagen ad which featured Jimmy Cliff's single Get Happy and the Saturn Electronics ad which featured Barrington Levy's Murderer.

Dancehall artiste Mavado was also recently featured in a smart phone ad, courtesy of a European phone company.

This should be a wakeup call for the local music industry players. They should strive to be more professional in the recording process, make world songs, practice proper business ethics and also copyright their work. You can never tell when your song will be selected by a major company. Brand Jamaica is on a roll... oh and learn to arrive at events on time being late is tacky.

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Sean Paul


Jimmy Cliff





Bethel High School Principal Murdered!!

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The 26-year-old principal of Bethel High School went missing since last Sunday, the police had launched a man hunt as a result of his presumed abduction.

However yesterday February 26, 2013, the family of the deceased principal was awoken to sad news, as his body was found in a car with a hole in the back of his head. The police are uncertain about the motive for the murder.

The young principal is remembered by his students as a helpful and motivational individual.




Exclusive Music Videos: Ace Hood, Aidonia and More

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Ace Hood featuring Future and Rick Ross - Bugatti



Aidonia - Tip Pan Yu Toe



Dazzla - Survivor





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An alleged gang leader has been labeled a homosexual by the Jamaica constabulary force and will be charged for buggery in the event that he is caught. According to the police, the alleged gang leader has been sexually provocative to several persons in an around his community, and his victims are both males and females.

The police claim that the gang leader forces potential gang members to have sex with him and members of his gang, in order to join the gang. Several females have also complained to law officials that they were buggered by men from the popular gang, who are now on the most wanted list.

This marks the first time that a local gang has used anal sex as an initiation process to be a gang member. Tweet us your comments and follow at the link below.

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A St. Catherine father was recently charged by the local police for making his sons eat shit. According to reports, the boys had expressed to their father that they needed his company to used the toilet which is located in the backyard, this because they were scared of the dark.

The accused father refused to accompany the boys, telling them to go on their own. One of the scared boys apparently could not hold the shit any longer and so he decided to defecate inside the closet, hoping that his father wouldn't smell the odor. Upon finding out what his son had done, the father apprehended the boys and forced them to eat the shit.

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The boys then complained to the neighbors who then summoned the police and an arrest was made. The accused father is now awaiting trial.

Maybe he should now consider transforming that closet into an indoor bathroom. Tweet us your comments at the link below.




Vybz kartel Fans to sign Petition for his release!!

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Vybz Kartel's followers are aiming to hasten the bail process by formulating a petition which local and international fans will be asked to sign.

According to the members of kartel's camp via several tweets, Vybz kartlel is being treated unfairly by the Jamaican court.

They believe Vybz kartel deserves to get bail because the court has brought no strong evidence to the public despite stating that they have video footages. They also compare Vybz Kartel to the X6 killer, citing that the alleged X 6 shooter was given bail because he is from uptown, unlike Vybz kartel who hails from a poor community. The seemingly frustrated fans of the entertainer are crying for double standard to end.

Vybz Kartel is expected to return to court in late May, 2013.

Vybz Kartel - Babylon Seh Jail For Me "free world boss" February 2012


Vybz Kartel "Go Go Wine" OFFICIAL VIDEO





Sizzla Remixes Holding Firm after more than 10 years

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Dancehall artiste Sizzla Kalonji has remixed his classic reggae single Holding Firm, the single features Judgment Yard artiste G Mac and promises to be another hit.

According G Mac who recently returned from a European Tour, radio DJs are already citing that they love the collaboration, the artistes have also recorded a music Video for Holding Firm part two.

The video will be premiered this week on Onstage.  Sizzla says he felt an energy in the recording booth, similar to the original vibe he felt over 10 years ago.

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The original Holding Firm





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The Harlem Shake craze is spreading like a wildfire in Jamaica. Several high schools, colleges, business houses, companies and media outlets have joined the fun.

Last week LIME Telecommunications Company released their version of the Harlem Shake, which was later counteracted by Digicel, in a rather tame effort.

CVM TV was next followed by The Gleaner and TVJ. Perhaps the only local craze left to see is parliament, the army and the police force.

LIME Jamaica Harlem Shake Video


CVM TV's Harlem Shake Video


The Gleaner's Harlem Shake video





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A man who claims to be saved and sanctified was recently charged by a policeman after he attempted to bribe him.

According to the officer, the so called Christian Man was being issued a traffic ticket and sought to pay the police officer $1000 if he was acquitted for his traffic misconduct.

The Christian man was brought before the court and charged $50,000. Or risk serving 6 months behind bars.

The Christian man is said to have brought his fellow church brother to the court hearing to speak on his behalf. The church brother gave a lengthy speech, seeking to validate his friend's innocence. However the judge handed down the maximum penalty.

"Not everybody who says Lord Lord will enter the Kingdom of Heaven" suh dem church people deh tan and love judge.

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose gives Birth!!

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"The Bash" Taylor Thomaz into the world recently.

The two have weathered a public relationship and gave fans and media regular updates throughout the pregnancy.

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"Happy Birthday Sebastian 'The Bash' Taylor Thomaz!!!" Wiz said via his twitter account. "Everyone welcome this perfect young man into the world."





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Dancehall artiste Shaggy is gearing up to launch his new record label in Jamaica. According to the artiste, he already had one launch in United States. However he wants to have a launch in Jamaica just for his Jamaican people.

The launch will be hosted at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records sports club in Kingston this coming Tuesday and will feature several guest performances.

Shaggy shocked his local fans over a year ago when he announced that he was leaving Big Yard recording studio and his long time manager Robert Livingston, ending a relationship of 18 years, to do his own production. The artiste now operates his own label called Ranch Entertainment Inc, he has already signed two artistes.

Shaggy is one of the few artistes in the world to sell a Diamond album...enough said.

Shaggy in action


Shaggy Featuring Mavado





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Dancehall artiste Stamma Gramma has responded to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is a stalker fan. According to Stamma Gramma both Tommy Lee and Heavy D are aware of his existence in the music industry.

The artiste says he also made an agreement with Heavy D to create a promotional website for Tommy Lee, and agreement which went sour after he recorded his song called Scammer Anthem.

Stamma Gramma also claims that Heavy D asked him to send credit to his phone, which he did. Therefore it's quite surprising to hear Heavy D saying he does not know who Stamma Gramma is.


As it relates to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is not in support of the Scamming song, Stamma Gramma says Tommy Lee is not one to judge based on morality because his music is filled with filth about demons and evil.

Stamma Gramma seemed really upset about the matter.

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Stamma Gramma diss Tommy Lee Sparta





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In the celebration of black history month and reggae month, students of the University of the West Indies have decided to host a stage show at Attica Fraternity Taylor Hall to pay attention to Jamaica's cultural heritage.

The event is called Cultural Vibration and will commence tonight at February 21,2013 at  9.pm and will feature several top entertainers from the local music industry.

Artistes who have been featured on the show before include Spragga Benz, Chronixx, Fantan Mojah, Twin of Twins, Bounty Killer, Flexx formerly of the Gully Side, T.O.K and even L.A Lewis. Let's see who the organizers will come up with this year.

Admission to the event is free to all patrons. Cultural Vibration will be an extension to today's staging of Integration Thursdays and will take place on the lawns of Tayor Hall.

UWI Stage Show





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Since having her last popular hit song 1989, veteran reggae artiste Marcia Griffiths remains the highest selling reggae artiste of all time.

Despite being hailed as the queen of reggae and known as one of Jamaica's most internationally revered artistes, Griffiths has received little mention in the local media.

The artiste recently performed at Tracks and Records at Market place Kingston Jamaica, and literally showed that she was worth every penny.

Marcia Griffiths was also a backup singer for Bob Marley and the Wailers for many years.

Billboard Chart topping single by Marcia Griffiths







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A local police is currently sitting in hot water with law officials after it was reported to his superiors that he was involved in Child Pornography.

Reports are that the police man had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl and took pictures of the child. So obsessed was he of the minor, that he decided to put a nude picture of the girl on his phone, saving it so that it would appear every time she called.

A seemingly concerned co-worker noticed the picture of the minor and decided to report the officer to his superiors. He has since been charged for Child Pornography and is booked to reappear in court in weeks to come.








Car Sexy - Feb 17th, 2013 | Photos by: Milton Raynor

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Two persons were shot at the Escape Night club In New Kingston on Monday. The result of a employer and employee conflict.

Dead is Howayne Sinclair, 28, a security guard of Central Village in Spanish Town, St Catherine. And nursing gun shot wounds is the manager of the establishment.

An eyewitness, explained that a dispute had allegedly occurred inside the club between a female worker and the night manager.

The eyewitness further claimed that at some point the female worker left and returned with her boyfriend along with another man, which resulted in the manager being shot and rushed to hospital and the security guard killed.

The police are currently carrying out investigations into the matter.




Beyonce Shows off Blue Ivy Carter for the first time

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After hiding her identity for several months from the media, Beyonce and Jay- z finally decides to show their daughter's face to the world.

We kinda see the resemblance to Jay-Z . Do You? Tweet us your comments.
 
Jay Z song dedicated to his daughter





Yardflex Exclusive Music videos

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Lil Wayne-Love Me


Melloquence- Go For Mine


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Raggashanti Leaves Another Radio Station!

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LinkUp Radio is parting ways with "The King of Mix Up" Kingsley "Ragashanti" Stewart, a month before his contract was to end. The morning show host of "Ragashanti in di Mawning" gave his resignation to Linkup Radio, effective February 28th, 2013 for personal and business reasons.

Ragashanti joined the LinkUp Media Group of Companies in April 2012, taking his unique brand of entertainment to the Tri-State area. The show quickly became one of the top morning shows in the New York metro area.

David "Squeeze" Annakie, CEO of Linkup Media Group of Companies, is sad to see Ragashanti go, but the split was amicable. "I wish Raga nothing but the best in all future endeavors and hope we get to work with him again soon." The station will be announcing a new morning show host in the near future.

LinkUp Radio is owned by the Linkup Media Group of Companies, a flagship corporation of powerful entertainment groups, premium health products and life improvement operations. The company caters to the multicultural communities globally, with headquarters located in the heart of the financial district in New York City.

The Linkup Media Group of Companies comprises; Linkup Radio 93.5FM on WVIP, JAMROCK Magazine, Saige Public Relations, Saige Skin Care, Apeza, The SqueezeCard, AAA Service Protection, JAMROCK Models, Biolife Energy Systems, Value Health Network, USA Credit Repair, and Immigration Link.

Ragga Show





Bob Marley's Wealth not in Trench Town?

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Yardflex recently attended a reggae event at world proclaimed 'culture yard' Trench Town and we must admit that it was a total shame to see that the community still reflects poverty and lack of opportunity despite giving birth to some of the biggest entertainment stars that the world has enjoyed, including Bob Marley.

On entrance to the community as many as 100 youths were seen extorting drivers to watch their car or else...they couldn't promise its safety.

The youth also begged petty cash from patrons as they sought to make their way into the venue.

Even as the yardflex entered the venue there were still images of poverty based on the ratchet looking walls and fences which complimented the dusty floor.

The Bob Marley is worth has an estimated net worth of $130 million dollars. The musician, is credited with popularizing reggae and the Rastafari movement worldwide.

Is it time for Trench Town to reflect some of the riches of Bob Marley? Tweet us your comments.

Bob Marley performs song dedicated to Trench Town





Oscar Pistorius Kills Model Girlfriend!!

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Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius arrived at a court in South Africa this morning, charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria, Africa.

Pistorius earlier left a police station with a coat over his head and arrived at the court amid a media frenzy.

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Pistorius, 26, was arrested on Thursday over the killing of Steenkamp, 30, who had been shot in the head and upper body.
Steenkamp was shot at around 3am in Pistorius's house in an exclusive gated community. Police said paramedics were already at the scene by the time they arrived and Steenkamp was pronounced dead. A 9mm pistol was recovered from the scene.

Oscar was largely seen as a hero to the disabled, however according to reporters; the athlete was also paranoid for his safety and was obsessed with guns. Oscar in his defense is claiming that he thought somebody was breaking into his house, therefore he fired shots to protect himself.

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Female University Student Beaten for Stealing?

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A section of the University of the West Indies was recently pulled into chaos, after a female was attacked by and estimated six other females. According to the females they attacked the victim because she was a thief.

Reports are that, the victim recently stole items from a female's bag while at a training session in the gym. She was approached by the owner of the bag who asked her questions about the missing items...she denied knowledge of any stolen items.

The owner of the stolen items then plotted with her friends to catch the alleged thief. The women waited a few days before planting their bags in the same area and watched from the sideline to see if the thief would return. To their surprise the same suspect returned and proceeded to remove items from the bag, she was then apprehended by the women and received several blows as a result.

Reports are that she was saved by the UWI campus police.

UWI Recent Activities


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Happy Valentine Day From Yard Flex

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Valentine Song dedicated to Yard Flex fans follow us on Twitter





Tommy Lee Sparta Speaks Against Scamming!!

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Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta has distanced himself from a young artiste called Stamma Gramma who has proclaimed to be a member of Tommy Lee's Sparta camp.

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Stamma Gramma has released a song called Scammer Anthem in will he blatantly supports the illegal lottery scam. The artiste boasts about living a lavish lifestyle from robbing people and claims that he is aligned with Tommy Lee crew.

Tommy Lee and his management team have issued releases distancing themselves from the artiste, Tommy Lee highlighting that scamming is wrong and he believes people should work for their honest bread.

Scammer Anthem has over 100,000 views on Youtube.com and is growing rapidly. According Tommy Lee Sparta he has never gotten in problems with the law and would like to keep it that way.
 

Controversial Scamming Song





Homosexuals Rule the streets of New Kingston?

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The mainstream media recently drew attention to a growing population of homosexuals that have taken up residence in news Kingston. The homosexuals are reported as being mischievous and scantily attired.

The men are said to frequent stop lights in the heart of the city. According to eyewitnesses the men are very load and make no secret of their sexual desires, they even perform ex-rated dance moves in the middle of the road in an attempt to pull attention to themselves.

New Kingston has long been an area in Jamaica where members of the homosexual community are known to frequent. But this marks the first time they have become so public in recent times.

One passerby was recently chased into a church by a group of homosexuals after he allegedly threw a stone at the pack. The police recently arrested a few members of the group on charges of disorderly conduct.




Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!

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Dancehall artistes Vybz kartel and Gaza Slim have collaborated on a single called Children Are Our Future. The song sees Vybz kartel chanting lyrics against child molesters and child killers, according to the self proclaimed World Boss, "they must be put to death".0

This song comes in wake of the murder of a four year old child in Kingston recently. The child was shot by a lone gunman whom his family had an argument with.

The song so far has over 50,000 views online. This is perhaps one of Vybz Kartel's most positive messages in a long time... despite pronouncing death on the culprits.

Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!





Reggae University Activity List 2013

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Reggae University

Table of Events

Dates

Topics

Presenter(s)

 

February 8

 

Reggae - Documentary

 

Producer - Junior Lincoln

 

February 9

Ancestral Voices: Role of drums in creation of Music

 

Phillip Supersad

 

February 10

Role of Intellectual Property and Copyright in Protecting and Promoting the Reggae Brand

 

Joan Webley

 

February 11

 

Life, Career: positive and Negative Trends in the music industry

 

Mutabaruka

 

February 12

 

Veterans vs. Vintage: Encouraging artistes to preserve their craft

 

Frankie Campbell/Ibo Cooper

 

February 14

 

Artistes in Residence - Bob Andy on love

 

Bob Andy

 

February 15

 

Artistes in residence - Earl "Chinna" Smith

 

Earl 'Chinna' Smith

 

February 18

 

The contribution of the Sound System and Radio to the growth of Reggae

 

Elaine Wint

Weepow

 

 

February 19

 

 

Artistes in residence  - aspiring artistes speak

Janine

Chronixx

Nomadzz

Kabaka Pyramid

 

 

February 21

The Contribution of Women to the Music Industry

 

Band: Bubbles

 

Stewardship or Stardom

Alaine, Cherine Anderson, Pam Hall

 

 

Carlene Davis/Tommy Cowan


Reggae University Activity List 2013





RIP Diane Osbourne

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Yardflex would like to send out our condolences to family of Diane Osbourne!

Born Aug 12,1947, Osbourne passed away on Feb 9 in Los Angeles leaving her son Nikiya.

Diane will be missed in the entertainment circles.




Usain Bolt To Play In NBA!

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Usain Bolt has been named as a participant in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity game, but though the track star may excel at two sports, basketball doesn't appear to be one of them.

The two-time Olympic champion from Jamaica is not only the fastest man on earth, but also sports a mean soccer game, getting a tryout from Manchester United last summer. But as Kelly Dwyer of the Yahoo! Sports blog Ball Don't Lie points out, Bolt isn't very good when it comes to hoop.




Jimmy Cliff wins Second Grammy Award

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Jimmy Cliff wins second Grammy Award, beating out artistes like Sean Paul, Sly and Robbie, The Original Wailers andToots and the Mytals.

This goes to show those caught up in local hype, that local hype barely scratches the surface of the international scene.

Jimmy Cliff's songs like so many other veteran reggae artistes are rarely played on the "hot hype" radio stations locally. Most local award shows have made no provision for giving respect to the veterans who are still doing music. It's all about the hype ...obviously the Grammys see the bigger picture.

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Jimmy Cliff was recently featured in the controversial Volkswagen ad with his single C'mon Get Happy.




Omi Goes Mento in Fireworks single

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Jamaican ska, mento, dancehall and reggae artiste Omi is seeking to make history again after releasing another single using a Jamaican genre that is largely extinct.

The artiste made global headlines recently after his Ska single Cheerleader charted on charts both local and internationally to prove to the world and the Jamaican audience that Ska is not dead...only disregarded.

The artiste is aiming to revive yet another genre by releasing a follow up single called Firework. Strange enough in this single the artiste dabbles in Mento. A Mento song has not charted in Jamaica for many years.

Fireworks is also boosted by a professionally done music video with full HD quality. Here is the exclusive video premiere.

Omi Fireworks Video





Female dancehall artistes Tiana, Angelina, Destiny and Cecile are poised to make oral sex a norm locally. Cecile started the movement years ago with her song Do It To Me, however she received backlash from the dancehall community.


Sting saw up-and-coming dancehall artiste Angelina performing a song called Head Mistress, in which she said "Mi deep throat it from the root to the stem and mi nuh hav gag reflex problem...mi roll mi tongue like a dice." According to the deejay Jamaica is becoming more liberal with sexuality.

Destiny recently released a song called FUCK, in which she states that she knows to work it on her knees. According to Destiny, Vybz kartel made oral sex a norm for females to speak about, however the males are still skeptic about the matter, even though they might be taking part in oral sex.

Outaroad recording artiste Tiana also toys with the topic of oral sex in her rendition of Vybz Kartel's Freaky Gyal. She says she loves a man that uses his mouth in bed.

Tiana's song now has over 20,000 views on YouTube.com and has mixed views from the dancehall fans.

Tiana Freaky Man


Angelina Sting outbrust


Fuck By Destiny





Supa Hype Owes Thousands in unpaid Rent?

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Popular selector Supa Hype is about to get into some real trouble with the law. The uptown selector, who operates his own record label called 007 Records, allegedly owes his land lord thousands of dollars for non-payment of rent.

According to sources the selector who drives an Audi motor vehicle, hasn't paid his rent since August of last year.

The land lord is now gearing up to take legal measures against the selector. Super Hype rose to popularity for his song She Gone on the Overproof rhythm in 2012.

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Supa Hype's song She Gone





Dancehall artiste D.B. bribes U.S. Officer for Visa?

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A popular dancehall artiste is said to have bribed a U.S State Department Security officer to have his U.S visa reinstated. The officer recently pleaded guilty in a U.S court, and reportedly admitted to accepting two luxury watches in exchange for helping the artiste to obtain his visa.

It is also alleged that the State Department security personnel also received exclusive passes to events that the artiste was billed to performed on. The accused security personnel now faces two years behind bars.

The report sent by the U.S court only identifies the dancehall artiste as initials D.B. however, Jamaicans are already making speculations as to who the artiste is...for all we know it couldn't be the prince of reggae Dennis Brown.

So who else has the initials D.B? Let's see how this situation develops, because the worse outcome would be a bad look for dancehall.

Several of the Island's entertainers are already without an American visa.




Male Rappers Want to have sex with Justin Bieber?

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Two American rappers have collaborated on a single called JUSTIN BIEBER in which they proclaim that they want to have sex with the Canadian pop artiste.

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In a very disturbing three minute song the rappers speak about having sex with Bieber and even performing oral sex on the singer.

According to one of the rappers, if he should have sex with Justin Bieber, it would not make him a gay rapper, because Justin Bieber is a female.

The song currently has over one million views on YouTube.com.

Video of the Justin Bieber sex song





Major Lazer Produces Mixtape for Chronixx!!

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Reggae artiste Chronixx has collaborated with international producers Major Lazer for the production of his new mixtape called Start A Fire.

According to a member of Chronixx's team, Major Lazer reached out to the young reggae artiste after hearing his music on a bus.

The mixtape carries tracks produced by both Chronixx's Zinc Fence band and Major Lazer. The reggae artiste recently won the media award for Break Through Artiste of the year. He is also working on a new mixtape to be released in April and was a featured act in Major Lazer's concert hosted at UWI by Entertainment Chairperson Miguel 'Gramma Zone' Reid.

Start A Fire





Thirteen Year Old Raped For an Entire Weekend

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A thirteen year old girl was reportedly raped by four adults over the weekend. However, despite the fact that complains was made to the police, no arrest has been made.

The incident is said to have taken place in St. Catherine. Further reports are that one of the alleged culprits have visited the victim's home and have gone as far has to brag about the ordeal. Relatives also claim that they were threatened by the man.

Investigations revealed that the child had left school and went straight to the home of a male companion to have sex; however things went sour when the man went for four of his friends who also took turns at having sexual intercourse with the minor... for the entire weekend.

CISOCA has confirmed that a complaint was made by the child's family; however they were tight lipped about why no arrest has been made. The families of the victim are now perturbed at the lack of action taken by the local police.

Chuck Fenda Gash them video, speaks against child abuse





Mavado Wants Bounty's Respect?

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Dancehall artiste Mavado recently told the media that he wants more respect from his mentor Bounty Killer. According to the artiste, after his friend Connie was shot by the police at Bounty Killer's birthday party in New Kingston, Bounty Killer did not reach out and give condolences.

Mavado says his home community was saddened by the lack of regard shown by Bounty killer after Connie's death. The We The Best signed artiste highlighted that he still has respect for Bounty Killer and he remains a part of the Alliance family for life, however he simply wants mutual respect from his mentor.

Mavado was recently in Jamaica where he shot the music video for a new single featuring a British artiste.




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Local disc jockey DJ Bambino made a sour attempt at giving a joke at the recently concluded YVA awards at the National Stadium.

The host/DJ was trying to stir some humor by incorporating Bounty Killer's name into a bun joke that he was giving. He started by creating a situation where Bounty Killer was getting bun and proceeded to mimic Bounty Killer's voice and no nonsense attitude in his act.

Bounty Killer who was seated in the VIP area of the venue began to laugh at the joke as the camera swept across his area. However the joke turned sour after Bambino began to say 'Hammer', inciting that Bounty Killer would use a hammer on his girlfriend if she gave him bun.

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At that point several persons in the audience stopped laughing; some persons were even heard saying noooo in shame. At this point when the camera returned to the area that Bounty Killer was seated, the smile was no longer on his face. Bambino now realizing that his joke struck a sour note began to apologize saying, no disrespect Bounty Killer we are good.

Bounty Killer later teamed up with I Octane to perform their hit single Bad Mind Dem a Pree, however during his set he made no reference to Bambino.
























Police Man beaten for missing iPad?

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A police man stationed in western Jamaica was brutally beaten by residents over the weekend for a stolen iPad. The police man is said of have been left nursing several wounds including two broken arms as a result of his beating.

Residents, who saw the beating, disclosed that somebody had stolen an iPad and made an escape in a car resembling that of the police man. Several armed men from the area then saw the police in his vehicle and assumed that it was the same person who stole the iPad.  Without doing much professional research the men began to beat the police man like slave... leaving him with broken limbs.

The western Jamaica police are now searching for those involved in the beating of the officer.

Police Brutality





Anthony B Jailed in the U.S for Ganga Possession!!

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Reggae artiste Anthony B joins the list of local artiste facing trouble with the law. The artiste was recently arrested and charged for ganga possession in the United States.

According to reports, the artiste was driving along with his band in a highly tinted vehicle which raised speculations from the police who stopped the vehicle to do a spot check. During the spot check the police found a quantity of marijuana and subsequently charged the artiste.

The artiste spent over four days in jail and is expected to answer to his charges in court this coming week. The artiste missed several stage shows in the U.S as a result of his incarceration, but could this be karma for Anthony B? It was reported just last week by fellow reggae artiste Delly Ranx that Anthony B had left him out of an American tour, in the process sending a bad impression to his fans.

Anthony B Ganga song





Anybody know where is Assassin and Kris Kelli?

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Assassin was expected to take 2012 by storm especially since his main rival Vybz Kartel is firmly behind bars on murder and conspiracy charges. However it would appear that the artiste has plunged deeper into musical misery because since his hit single Run Di Place, the media has seen little from the artiste, no new music nor music videos... Assassin where are you?

Assassin


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Kris Kelli showed promise in 2006 when her collaboration with Vybz Kartel FAME blew up on local airwaves. However since that time until now, the beautiful songstress has failed to find another song gearing such popularity.

Kris Kelli & Vybz Kartel


Other artistes who are missing from the hit circle include Richie Loops, VC, Ding Dong, Jah Vinci, Tami Chyn, Deva Bratt...just to name a few. If your name was left off the missing list tweet us @YardFlex.




Sean Paul and Security Face off at YVA's

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Dancehall artiste Sean Paul was recently involved in a squabble with security guards at the Youth View Awards main entrance at the national stadium.

The artiste who was a nominee for favorite international artiste of 2012 was making his way into the parking lot, when he was hampered by a security guard, who must have been pretty dumb not to recognize Sean Paul.

Sean Paul was forced to stop his van in the middle of the traffic stalling several patrons who wanted to enter the parking lot as well. The security personnel still refused to comply with procedure even after the artiste identified himself. By this time a small crowd had gathered at the entrance and Sean Paul exited his car and belted out a few explicit words to the security guard.

Sean Paul was later exhorted to a nearby police station, however he later returned to the show and was presented with the Award for Local International artiste of the year.

Sean Paul Video









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A Brazilian woman is accused of attempted murder by her husband. According to the husband the woman tried to kill him through oral sex, by putting poisonous substances inside her vagina.

The man claims that the woman wanted a divorce and he rejected her decision, therefore the woman decided that she would get out of the relationship one way or another.

After putting the poisonous substance in her private parts she encouraged him to come to bed and perform oral sex. However the husband noticed that a strange smell was coming from the vaginal cavity, he then suggested that she go to the doctor to check herself out. Upon inspection by the doctor, it was discovered that her vagina was stuffed with poison.

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The Controversial Ad





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Dancehall artiste Mavado is slated to make a return to BET'S 106 & Park today at 6pm. However unlike his previous cameos in DJ Khalid's interviews, the artiste will be featured as a guest judge on BET's clash show Freestyle Fridays.

The show takes the shape of a lyrical battle between two rappers who must prove their worth via hardcore yet clean lyrics. Mavado and his co judges will then score and decide who the winner of the clash will be.

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Mavado is no stranger to clashes, having battled Vybz Kartel at Sting a few years back. A battle which was ruled in favor of Mavado, however days after the clash Vybz Kartel's fans began to claim that Vybz Kartel was the victor, an argument which is still up for discussion in the dancehall arena today.

Mavado who has been missing from the local scene for the majority of 2012, is looking to make amends in 2013. The artiste currently has a number one single in UK and he also shot a music video with American rapper Papoose called Top of My Game which is getting regular views on Papoose's Vevo YouTube page. The video will also be premiered on BET as the new joint of the day this evening.

Video with rapper Papoose





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Bethel High School Principal Murdered!!

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The 26-year-old principal of Bethel High School went missing since last Sunday, the police had launched a man hunt as a result of his presumed abduction.

However yesterday February 26, 2013, the family of the deceased principal was awoken to sad news, as his body was found in a car with a hole in the back of his head. The police are uncertain about the motive for the murder.

The young principal is remembered by his students as a helpful and motivational individual.




Exclusive Music Videos: Ace Hood, Aidonia and More

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Ace Hood featuring Future and Rick Ross - Bugatti



Aidonia - Tip Pan Yu Toe



Dazzla - Survivor





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An alleged gang leader has been labeled a homosexual by the Jamaica constabulary force and will be charged for buggery in the event that he is caught. According to the police, the alleged gang leader has been sexually provocative to several persons in an around his community, and his victims are both males and females.

The police claim that the gang leader forces potential gang members to have sex with him and members of his gang, in order to join the gang. Several females have also complained to law officials that they were buggered by men from the popular gang, who are now on the most wanted list.

This marks the first time that a local gang has used anal sex as an initiation process to be a gang member. Tweet us your comments and follow at the link below.

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A St. Catherine father was recently charged by the local police for making his sons eat shit. According to reports, the boys had expressed to their father that they needed his company to used the toilet which is located in the backyard, this because they were scared of the dark.

The accused father refused to accompany the boys, telling them to go on their own. One of the scared boys apparently could not hold the shit any longer and so he decided to defecate inside the closet, hoping that his father wouldn't smell the odor. Upon finding out what his son had done, the father apprehended the boys and forced them to eat the shit.

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The boys then complained to the neighbors who then summoned the police and an arrest was made. The accused father is now awaiting trial.

Maybe he should now consider transforming that closet into an indoor bathroom. Tweet us your comments at the link below.




Vybz kartel Fans to sign Petition for his release!!

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Vybz Kartel's followers are aiming to hasten the bail process by formulating a petition which local and international fans will be asked to sign.

According to the members of kartel's camp via several tweets, Vybz kartlel is being treated unfairly by the Jamaican court.

They believe Vybz kartel deserves to get bail because the court has brought no strong evidence to the public despite stating that they have video footages. They also compare Vybz Kartel to the X6 killer, citing that the alleged X 6 shooter was given bail because he is from uptown, unlike Vybz kartel who hails from a poor community. The seemingly frustrated fans of the entertainer are crying for double standard to end.

Vybz Kartel is expected to return to court in late May, 2013.

Vybz Kartel - Babylon Seh Jail For Me "free world boss" February 2012


Vybz Kartel "Go Go Wine" OFFICIAL VIDEO





Sizzla Remixes Holding Firm after more than 10 years

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Dancehall artiste Sizzla Kalonji has remixed his classic reggae single Holding Firm, the single features Judgment Yard artiste G Mac and promises to be another hit.

According G Mac who recently returned from a European Tour, radio DJs are already citing that they love the collaboration, the artistes have also recorded a music Video for Holding Firm part two.

The video will be premiered this week on Onstage.  Sizzla says he felt an energy in the recording booth, similar to the original vibe he felt over 10 years ago.

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The original Holding Firm





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The Harlem Shake craze is spreading like a wildfire in Jamaica. Several high schools, colleges, business houses, companies and media outlets have joined the fun.

Last week LIME Telecommunications Company released their version of the Harlem Shake, which was later counteracted by Digicel, in a rather tame effort.

CVM TV was next followed by The Gleaner and TVJ. Perhaps the only local craze left to see is parliament, the army and the police force.

LIME Jamaica Harlem Shake Video


CVM TV's Harlem Shake Video


The Gleaner's Harlem Shake video





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A man who claims to be saved and sanctified was recently charged by a policeman after he attempted to bribe him.

According to the officer, the so called Christian Man was being issued a traffic ticket and sought to pay the police officer $1000 if he was acquitted for his traffic misconduct.

The Christian man was brought before the court and charged $50,000. Or risk serving 6 months behind bars.

The Christian man is said to have brought his fellow church brother to the court hearing to speak on his behalf. The church brother gave a lengthy speech, seeking to validate his friend's innocence. However the judge handed down the maximum penalty.

"Not everybody who says Lord Lord will enter the Kingdom of Heaven" suh dem church people deh tan and love judge.

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Wiz Khalifa and Amber Rose gives Birth!!

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"The Bash" Taylor Thomaz into the world recently.

The two have weathered a public relationship and gave fans and media regular updates throughout the pregnancy.

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"Happy Birthday Sebastian 'The Bash' Taylor Thomaz!!!" Wiz said via his twitter account. "Everyone welcome this perfect young man into the world."





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Dancehall artiste Shaggy is gearing up to launch his new record label in Jamaica. According to the artiste, he already had one launch in United States. However he wants to have a launch in Jamaica just for his Jamaican people.

The launch will be hosted at Usain Bolt's Tracks and Records sports club in Kingston this coming Tuesday and will feature several guest performances.

Shaggy shocked his local fans over a year ago when he announced that he was leaving Big Yard recording studio and his long time manager Robert Livingston, ending a relationship of 18 years, to do his own production. The artiste now operates his own label called Ranch Entertainment Inc, he has already signed two artistes.

Shaggy is one of the few artistes in the world to sell a Diamond album...enough said.

Shaggy in action


Shaggy Featuring Mavado





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Dancehall artiste Stamma Gramma has responded to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is a stalker fan. According to Stamma Gramma both Tommy Lee and Heavy D are aware of his existence in the music industry.

The artiste says he also made an agreement with Heavy D to create a promotional website for Tommy Lee, and agreement which went sour after he recorded his song called Scammer Anthem.

Stamma Gramma also claims that Heavy D asked him to send credit to his phone, which he did. Therefore it's quite surprising to hear Heavy D saying he does not know who Stamma Gramma is.


As it relates to Tommy Lee Sparta's claim that he is not in support of the Scamming song, Stamma Gramma says Tommy Lee is not one to judge based on morality because his music is filled with filth about demons and evil.

Stamma Gramma seemed really upset about the matter.

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Stamma Gramma diss Tommy Lee Sparta





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In the celebration of black history month and reggae month, students of the University of the West Indies have decided to host a stage show at Attica Fraternity Taylor Hall to pay attention to Jamaica's cultural heritage.

The event is called Cultural Vibration and will commence tonight at February 21,2013 at  9.pm and will feature several top entertainers from the local music industry.

Artistes who have been featured on the show before include Spragga Benz, Chronixx, Fantan Mojah, Twin of Twins, Bounty Killer, Flexx formerly of the Gully Side, T.O.K and even L.A Lewis. Let's see who the organizers will come up with this year.

Admission to the event is free to all patrons. Cultural Vibration will be an extension to today's staging of Integration Thursdays and will take place on the lawns of Tayor Hall.

UWI Stage Show





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Since having her last popular hit song 1989, veteran reggae artiste Marcia Griffiths remains the highest selling reggae artiste of all time.

Despite being hailed as the queen of reggae and known as one of Jamaica's most internationally revered artistes, Griffiths has received little mention in the local media.

The artiste recently performed at Tracks and Records at Market place Kingston Jamaica, and literally showed that she was worth every penny.

Marcia Griffiths was also a backup singer for Bob Marley and the Wailers for many years.

Billboard Chart topping single by Marcia Griffiths







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A local police is currently sitting in hot water with law officials after it was reported to his superiors that he was involved in Child Pornography.

Reports are that the police man had sexual relations with a 14-year-old girl and took pictures of the child. So obsessed was he of the minor, that he decided to put a nude picture of the girl on his phone, saving it so that it would appear every time she called.

A seemingly concerned co-worker noticed the picture of the minor and decided to report the officer to his superiors. He has since been charged for Child Pornography and is booked to reappear in court in weeks to come.








Car Sexy - Feb 17th, 2013 | Photos by: Milton Raynor

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Two persons were shot at the Escape Night club In New Kingston on Monday. The result of a employer and employee conflict.

Dead is Howayne Sinclair, 28, a security guard of Central Village in Spanish Town, St Catherine. And nursing gun shot wounds is the manager of the establishment.

An eyewitness, explained that a dispute had allegedly occurred inside the club between a female worker and the night manager.

The eyewitness further claimed that at some point the female worker left and returned with her boyfriend along with another man, which resulted in the manager being shot and rushed to hospital and the security guard killed.

The police are currently carrying out investigations into the matter.




Beyonce Shows off Blue Ivy Carter for the first time

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After hiding her identity for several months from the media, Beyonce and Jay- z finally decides to show their daughter's face to the world.

We kinda see the resemblance to Jay-Z . Do You? Tweet us your comments.
 
Jay Z song dedicated to his daughter





Yardflex Exclusive Music videos

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Lil Wayne-Love Me


Melloquence- Go For Mine


Gyptian- Overtime





Raggashanti Leaves Another Radio Station!

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LinkUp Radio is parting ways with "The King of Mix Up" Kingsley "Ragashanti" Stewart, a month before his contract was to end. The morning show host of "Ragashanti in di Mawning" gave his resignation to Linkup Radio, effective February 28th, 2013 for personal and business reasons.

Ragashanti joined the LinkUp Media Group of Companies in April 2012, taking his unique brand of entertainment to the Tri-State area. The show quickly became one of the top morning shows in the New York metro area.

David "Squeeze" Annakie, CEO of Linkup Media Group of Companies, is sad to see Ragashanti go, but the split was amicable. "I wish Raga nothing but the best in all future endeavors and hope we get to work with him again soon." The station will be announcing a new morning show host in the near future.

LinkUp Radio is owned by the Linkup Media Group of Companies, a flagship corporation of powerful entertainment groups, premium health products and life improvement operations. The company caters to the multicultural communities globally, with headquarters located in the heart of the financial district in New York City.

The Linkup Media Group of Companies comprises; Linkup Radio 93.5FM on WVIP, JAMROCK Magazine, Saige Public Relations, Saige Skin Care, Apeza, The SqueezeCard, AAA Service Protection, JAMROCK Models, Biolife Energy Systems, Value Health Network, USA Credit Repair, and Immigration Link.

Ragga Show





Bob Marley's Wealth not in Trench Town?

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Yardflex recently attended a reggae event at world proclaimed 'culture yard' Trench Town and we must admit that it was a total shame to see that the community still reflects poverty and lack of opportunity despite giving birth to some of the biggest entertainment stars that the world has enjoyed, including Bob Marley.

On entrance to the community as many as 100 youths were seen extorting drivers to watch their car or else...they couldn't promise its safety.

The youth also begged petty cash from patrons as they sought to make their way into the venue.

Even as the yardflex entered the venue there were still images of poverty based on the ratchet looking walls and fences which complimented the dusty floor.

The Bob Marley is worth has an estimated net worth of $130 million dollars. The musician, is credited with popularizing reggae and the Rastafari movement worldwide.

Is it time for Trench Town to reflect some of the riches of Bob Marley? Tweet us your comments.

Bob Marley performs song dedicated to Trench Town





Oscar Pistorius Kills Model Girlfriend!!

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Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius arrived at a court in South Africa this morning, charged with murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria, Africa.

Pistorius earlier left a police station with a coat over his head and arrived at the court amid a media frenzy.

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Pistorius, 26, was arrested on Thursday over the killing of Steenkamp, 30, who had been shot in the head and upper body.
Steenkamp was shot at around 3am in Pistorius's house in an exclusive gated community. Police said paramedics were already at the scene by the time they arrived and Steenkamp was pronounced dead. A 9mm pistol was recovered from the scene.

Oscar was largely seen as a hero to the disabled, however according to reporters; the athlete was also paranoid for his safety and was obsessed with guns. Oscar in his defense is claiming that he thought somebody was breaking into his house, therefore he fired shots to protect himself.

News





Female University Student Beaten for Stealing?

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A section of the University of the West Indies was recently pulled into chaos, after a female was attacked by and estimated six other females. According to the females they attacked the victim because she was a thief.

Reports are that, the victim recently stole items from a female's bag while at a training session in the gym. She was approached by the owner of the bag who asked her questions about the missing items...she denied knowledge of any stolen items.

The owner of the stolen items then plotted with her friends to catch the alleged thief. The women waited a few days before planting their bags in the same area and watched from the sideline to see if the thief would return. To their surprise the same suspect returned and proceeded to remove items from the bag, she was then apprehended by the women and received several blows as a result.

Reports are that she was saved by the UWI campus police.

UWI Recent Activities


UWI Harlem Shake









Happy Valentine Day From Yard Flex

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Valentine Song dedicated to Yard Flex fans follow us on Twitter





Tommy Lee Sparta Speaks Against Scamming!!

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Dancehall artiste Tommy Lee Sparta has distanced himself from a young artiste called Stamma Gramma who has proclaimed to be a member of Tommy Lee's Sparta camp.

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Stamma Gramma has released a song called Scammer Anthem in will he blatantly supports the illegal lottery scam. The artiste boasts about living a lavish lifestyle from robbing people and claims that he is aligned with Tommy Lee crew.

Tommy Lee and his management team have issued releases distancing themselves from the artiste, Tommy Lee highlighting that scamming is wrong and he believes people should work for their honest bread.

Scammer Anthem has over 100,000 views on Youtube.com and is growing rapidly. According Tommy Lee Sparta he has never gotten in problems with the law and would like to keep it that way.
 

Controversial Scamming Song





Homosexuals Rule the streets of New Kingston?

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The mainstream media recently drew attention to a growing population of homosexuals that have taken up residence in news Kingston. The homosexuals are reported as being mischievous and scantily attired.

The men are said to frequent stop lights in the heart of the city. According to eyewitnesses the men are very load and make no secret of their sexual desires, they even perform ex-rated dance moves in the middle of the road in an attempt to pull attention to themselves.

New Kingston has long been an area in Jamaica where members of the homosexual community are known to frequent. But this marks the first time they have become so public in recent times.

One passerby was recently chased into a church by a group of homosexuals after he allegedly threw a stone at the pack. The police recently arrested a few members of the group on charges of disorderly conduct.




Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!

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Dancehall artistes Vybz kartel and Gaza Slim have collaborated on a single called Children Are Our Future. The song sees Vybz kartel chanting lyrics against child molesters and child killers, according to the self proclaimed World Boss, "they must be put to death".0

This song comes in wake of the murder of a four year old child in Kingston recently. The child was shot by a lone gunman whom his family had an argument with.

The song so far has over 50,000 views online. This is perhaps one of Vybz Kartel's most positive messages in a long time... despite pronouncing death on the culprits.

Vybz Kartel and Gaza Slim against Child abuse!!





Reggae University Activity List 2013

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Reggae University

Table of Events

Dates

Topics

Presenter(s)

 

February 8

 

Reggae - Documentary

 

Producer - Junior Lincoln

 

February 9

Ancestral Voices: Role of drums in creation of Music

 

Phillip Supersad

 

February 10

Role of Intellectual Property and Copyright in Protecting and Promoting the Reggae Brand

 

Joan Webley

 

February 11

 

Life, Career: positive and Negative Trends in the music industry

 

Mutabaruka

 

February 12

 

Veterans vs. Vintage: Encouraging artistes to preserve their craft

 

Frankie Campbell/Ibo Cooper

 

February 14

 

Artistes in Residence - Bob Andy on love

 

Bob Andy

 

February 15

 

Artistes in residence - Earl "Chinna" Smith

 

Earl 'Chinna' Smith

 

February 18

 

The contribution of the Sound System and Radio to the growth of Reggae

 

Elaine Wint

Weepow

 

 

February 19

 

 

Artistes in residence  - aspiring artistes speak

Janine

Chronixx

Nomadzz

Kabaka Pyramid

 

 

February 21

The Contribution of Women to the Music Industry

 

Band: Bubbles

 

Stewardship or Stardom

Alaine, Cherine Anderson, Pam Hall

 

 

Carlene Davis/Tommy Cowan


Reggae University Activity List 2013





RIP Diane Osbourne

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Yardflex would like to send out our condolences to family of Diane Osbourne!

Born Aug 12,1947, Osbourne passed away on Feb 9 in Los Angeles leaving her son Nikiya.

Diane will be missed in the entertainment circles.




Usain Bolt To Play In NBA!

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Usain Bolt has been named as a participant in the Sprint NBA All-Star Celebrity game, but though the track star may excel at two sports, basketball doesn't appear to be one of them.

The two-time Olympic champion from Jamaica is not only the fastest man on earth, but also sports a mean soccer game, getting a tryout from Manchester United last summer. But as Kelly Dwyer of the Yahoo! Sports blog Ball Don't Lie points out, Bolt isn't very good when it comes to hoop.




Jimmy Cliff wins Second Grammy Award

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Jimmy Cliff wins second Grammy Award, beating out artistes like Sean Paul, Sly and Robbie, The Original Wailers andToots and the Mytals.

This goes to show those caught up in local hype, that local hype barely scratches the surface of the international scene.

Jimmy Cliff's songs like so many other veteran reggae artistes are rarely played on the "hot hype" radio stations locally. Most local award shows have made no provision for giving respect to the veterans who are still doing music. It's all about the hype ...obviously the Grammys see the bigger picture.

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Jimmy Cliff was recently featured in the controversial Volkswagen ad with his single C'mon Get Happy.




Omi Goes Mento in Fireworks single

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Jamaican ska, mento, dancehall and reggae artiste Omi is seeking to make history again after releasing another single using a Jamaican genre that is largely extinct.

The artiste made global headlines recently after his Ska single Cheerleader charted on charts both local and internationally to prove to the world and the Jamaican audience that Ska is not dead...only disregarded.

The artiste is aiming to revive yet another genre by releasing a follow up single called Firework. Strange enough in this single the artiste dabbles in Mento. A Mento song has not charted in Jamaica for many years.

Fireworks is also boosted by a professionally done music video with full HD quality. Here is the exclusive video premiere.

Omi Fireworks Video





Female dancehall artistes Tiana, Angelina, Destiny and Cecile are poised to make oral sex a norm locally. Cecile started the movement years ago with her song Do It To Me, however she received backlash from the dancehall community.


Sting saw up-and-coming dancehall artiste Angelina performing a song called Head Mistress, in which she said "Mi deep throat it from the root to the stem and mi nuh hav gag reflex problem...mi roll mi tongue like a dice." According to the deejay Jamaica is becoming more liberal with sexuality.

Destiny recently released a song called FUCK, in which she states that she knows to work it on her knees. According to Destiny, Vybz kartel made oral sex a norm for females to speak about, however the males are still skeptic about the matter, even though they might be taking part in oral sex.

Outaroad recording artiste Tiana also toys with the topic of oral sex in her rendition of Vybz Kartel's Freaky Gyal. She says she loves a man that uses his mouth in bed.

Tiana's song now has over 20,000 views on YouTube.com and has mixed views from the dancehall fans.

Tiana Freaky Man


Angelina Sting outbrust


Fuck By Destiny





Supa Hype Owes Thousands in unpaid Rent?

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Popular selector Supa Hype is about to get into some real trouble with the law. The uptown selector, who operates his own record label called 007 Records, allegedly owes his land lord thousands of dollars for non-payment of rent.

According to sources the selector who drives an Audi motor vehicle, hasn't paid his rent since August of last year.

The land lord is now gearing up to take legal measures against the selector. Super Hype rose to popularity for his song She Gone on the Overproof rhythm in 2012.

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Supa Hype's song She Gone





Dancehall artiste D.B. bribes U.S. Officer for Visa?

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A popular dancehall artiste is said to have bribed a U.S State Department Security officer to have his U.S visa reinstated. The officer recently pleaded guilty in a U.S court, and reportedly admitted to accepting two luxury watches in exchange for helping the artiste to obtain his visa.

It is also alleged that the State Department security personnel also received exclusive passes to events that the artiste was billed to performed on. The accused security personnel now faces two years behind bars.

The report sent by the U.S court only identifies the dancehall artiste as initials D.B. however, Jamaicans are already making speculations as to who the artiste is...for all we know it couldn't be the prince of reggae Dennis Brown.

So who else has the initials D.B? Let's see how this situation develops, because the worse outcome would be a bad look for dancehall.

Several of the Island's entertainers are already without an American visa.




Male Rappers Want to have sex with Justin Bieber?

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Two American rappers have collaborated on a single called JUSTIN BIEBER in which they proclaim that they want to have sex with the Canadian pop artiste.

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In a very disturbing three minute song the rappers speak about having sex with Bieber and even performing oral sex on the singer.

According to one of the rappers, if he should have sex with Justin Bieber, it would not make him a gay rapper, because Justin Bieber is a female.

The song currently has over one million views on YouTube.com.

Video of the Justin Bieber sex song





Major Lazer Produces Mixtape for Chronixx!!

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Reggae artiste Chronixx has collaborated with international producers Major Lazer for the production of his new mixtape called Start A Fire.

According to a member of Chronixx's team, Major Lazer reached out to the young reggae artiste after hearing his music on a bus.

The mixtape carries tracks produced by both Chronixx's Zinc Fence band and Major Lazer. The reggae artiste recently won the media award for Break Through Artiste of the year. He is also working on a new mixtape to be released in April and was a featured act in Major Lazer's concert hosted at UWI by Entertainment Chairperson Miguel 'Gramma Zone' Reid.

Start A Fire





Thirteen Year Old Raped For an Entire Weekend

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A thirteen year old girl was reportedly raped by four adults over the weekend. However, despite the fact that complains was made to the police, no arrest has been made.

The incident is said to have taken place in St. Catherine. Further reports are that one of the alleged culprits have visited the victim's home and have gone as far has to brag about the ordeal. Relatives also claim that they were threatened by the man.

Investigations revealed that the child had left school and went straight to the home of a male companion to have sex; however things went sour when the man went for four of his friends who also took turns at having sexual intercourse with the minor... for the entire weekend.

CISOCA has confirmed that a complaint was made by the child's family; however they were tight lipped about why no arrest has been made. The families of the victim are now perturbed at the lack of action taken by the local police.

Chuck Fenda Gash them video, speaks against child abuse





Mavado Wants Bounty's Respect?

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Dancehall artiste Mavado recently told the media that he wants more respect from his mentor Bounty Killer. According to the artiste, after his friend Connie was shot by the police at Bounty Killer's birthday party in New Kingston, Bounty Killer did not reach out and give condolences.

Mavado says his home community was saddened by the lack of regard shown by Bounty killer after Connie's death. The We The Best signed artiste highlighted that he still has respect for Bounty Killer and he remains a part of the Alliance family for life, however he simply wants mutual respect from his mentor.

Mavado was recently in Jamaica where he shot the music video for a new single featuring a British artiste.




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Local disc jockey DJ Bambino made a sour attempt at giving a joke at the recently concluded YVA awards at the National Stadium.

The host/DJ was trying to stir some humor by incorporating Bounty Killer's name into a bun joke that he was giving. He started by creating a situation where Bounty Killer was getting bun and proceeded to mimic Bounty Killer's voice and no nonsense attitude in his act.

Bounty Killer who was seated in the VIP area of the venue began to laugh at the joke as the camera swept across his area. However the joke turned sour after Bambino began to say 'Hammer', inciting that Bounty Killer would use a hammer on his girlfriend if she gave him bun.

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At that point several persons in the audience stopped laughing; some persons were even heard saying noooo in shame. At this point when the camera returned to the area that Bounty Killer was seated, the smile was no longer on his face. Bambino now realizing that his joke struck a sour note began to apologize saying, no disrespect Bounty Killer we are good.

Bounty Killer later teamed up with I Octane to perform their hit single Bad Mind Dem a Pree, however during his set he made no reference to Bambino.
























Police Man beaten for missing iPad?

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A police man stationed in western Jamaica was brutally beaten by residents over the weekend for a stolen iPad. The police man is said of have been left nursing several wounds including two broken arms as a result of his beating.

Residents, who saw the beating, disclosed that somebody had stolen an iPad and made an escape in a car resembling that of the police man. Several armed men from the area then saw the police in his vehicle and assumed that it was the same person who stole the iPad.  Without doing much professional research the men began to beat the police man like slave... leaving him with broken limbs.

The western Jamaica police are now searching for those involved in the beating of the officer.

Police Brutality





Anthony B Jailed in the U.S for Ganga Possession!!

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Reggae artiste Anthony B joins the list of local artiste facing trouble with the law. The artiste was recently arrested and charged for ganga possession in the United States.

According to reports, the artiste was driving along with his band in a highly tinted vehicle which raised speculations from the police who stopped the vehicle to do a spot check. During the spot check the police found a quantity of marijuana and subsequently charged the artiste.

The artiste spent over four days in jail and is expected to answer to his charges in court this coming week. The artiste missed several stage shows in the U.S as a result of his incarceration, but could this be karma for Anthony B? It was reported just last week by fellow reggae artiste Delly Ranx that Anthony B had left him out of an American tour, in the process sending a bad impression to his fans.

Anthony B Ganga song





Anybody know where is Assassin and Kris Kelli?

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Assassin was expected to take 2012 by storm especially since his main rival Vybz Kartel is firmly behind bars on murder and conspiracy charges. However it would appear that the artiste has plunged deeper into musical misery because since his hit single Run Di Place, the media has seen little from the artiste, no new music nor music videos... Assassin where are you?

Assassin


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Kris Kelli showed promise in 2006 when her collaboration with Vybz Kartel FAME blew up on local airwaves. However since that time until now, the beautiful songstress has failed to find another song gearing such popularity.

Kris Kelli & Vybz Kartel


Other artistes who are missing from the hit circle include Richie Loops, VC, Ding Dong, Jah Vinci, Tami Chyn, Deva Bratt...just to name a few. If your name was left off the missing list tweet us @YardFlex.




Sean Paul and Security Face off at YVA's

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Dancehall artiste Sean Paul was recently involved in a squabble with security guards at the Youth View Awards main entrance at the national stadium.

The artiste who was a nominee for favorite international artiste of 2012 was making his way into the parking lot, when he was hampered by a security guard, who must have been pretty dumb not to recognize Sean Paul.

Sean Paul was forced to stop his van in the middle of the traffic stalling several patrons who wanted to enter the parking lot as well. The security personnel still refused to comply with procedure even after the artiste identified himself. By this time a small crowd had gathered at the entrance and Sean Paul exited his car and belted out a few explicit words to the security guard.

Sean Paul was later exhorted to a nearby police station, however he later returned to the show and was presented with the Award for Local International artiste of the year.

Sean Paul Video









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A Brazilian woman is accused of attempted murder by her husband. According to the husband the woman tried to kill him through oral sex, by putting poisonous substances inside her vagina.

The man claims that the woman wanted a divorce and he rejected her decision, therefore the woman decided that she would get out of the relationship one way or another.

After putting the poisonous substance in her private parts she encouraged him to come to bed and perform oral sex. However the husband noticed that a strange smell was coming from the vaginal cavity, he then suggested that she go to the doctor to check herself out. Upon inspection by the doctor, it was discovered that her vagina was stuffed with poison.

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The Controversial Ad





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Dancehall artiste Mavado is slated to make a return to BET'S 106 & Park today at 6pm. However unlike his previous cameos in DJ Khalid's interviews, the artiste will be featured as a guest judge on BET's clash show Freestyle Fridays.

The show takes the shape of a lyrical battle between two rappers who must prove their worth via hardcore yet clean lyrics. Mavado and his co judges will then score and decide who the winner of the clash will be.

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Mavado is no stranger to clashes, having battled Vybz Kartel at Sting a few years back. A battle which was ruled in favor of Mavado, however days after the clash Vybz Kartel's fans began to claim that Vybz Kartel was the victor, an argument which is still up for discussion in the dancehall arena today.

Mavado who has been missing from the local scene for the majority of 2012, is looking to make amends in 2013. The artiste currently has a number one single in UK and he also shot a music video with American rapper Papoose called Top of My Game which is getting regular views on Papoose's Vevo YouTube page. The video will also be premiered on BET as the new joint of the day this evening.

Video with rapper Papoose





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