Yo, New York, Canada, Bahamas, Miami, it's What's Popping time when we tell you all that ah gwaan inna the industry and on the Rock. Mad tings this week.
JUDGMENT YARD KIDNAPPING INNA AUGUST TOWN?
Yu nuh hear the news last week. Dem a try hush it up, but mi ah go buss it out. Janga, Sizzla right hand man from A-town get kidnap last week! Yes! Ah true. Ah some Maxfield man kidnap him and, dem did waan two AK and $3 million. Sizzla haffi fork out some money. Some people say is $1 million, others say is $500,000, mi no know ah which one, but the police dem did come pon RJR and confirm it. How the mad island ah run so?
GLEN WASHINGTON TO BE DIPPED?
Glen Washington, the singer known for the mega hits, 'Kindness for Weakness', 'Jah Glory' and 'Oh Jah', could be deported to Jamaica from Florida as early as this week, as he has been detained for several days by the authorities in Miami for violating the terms of his probation.
He is reportedly being detained and is expected to be deported after being held and interviewed by U.S. immigration officials at the Chrome Detention Centre in South Florida where he is now awaiting his fate.
"I heard about it last week, and apparently it is true. He had got into trouble with the law before, one some weed and gun charge, and it was later discovered that he had violated his probation, and he has been held there for the past week. He may be deported, as a Jamaican immigrant, when you get to Chrome, the next move is home ( Jamaica )," one music insider told YardFlex.com on
the condition of anonymity today.
Washington, a Beres Hammond soundalike, has had a roller coaster ride career consisting of several highs and lows. He remains one of the most musically gifted personalities in the business as he is not only a singer, but has had an equally long career as a drummer, playing for countless bands in Jamaica, Canada and the Unites States.
GHOST AH HAUNT HWT COURT
Oonu hear about the accused man who died in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's court house before he could either profess his innocence or receive his punishment.
From Lenroy Dias, 30, collapsed and later died while waiting in the Petty Sessions Court. Mi hear say the man neva have no illness and him did fi appear in court to answer to charges of obstructing police after the authorities came to his house to serve a warrant on his brother and he got into an altercation with them.
What a man salt! Buy out him bredda argument and then go dead. From that, mi hear say the court worker dem ah talk ‘bout the place haunted.
KC TO STAR BESIDE DENZIL
Ah true say K.C Jockey ah go star wid Denzel Washingtton inna movie? Mi hear say the New York based KC Jockey just ink contract with Universal Pictures to act in the movie 'Amercian Gangster' with Denzel Washington, Richard Core, Russell Crowe and Carla Gugino.
The film is based on a New York Magazine article by Mark Jacobson, which depicted the true story of Harlem drug lord Frank Lucas ( Washington ), who smuggled heroin in the caskets of soldiers killed in Vietnam . He was eventually caught by New York detective Richie Roberts (Crowe), who got Lucas to turn his talents toward catching the crooked cops and drug dealers who profited from his scheme.
Why VP move dem offices to 1 Upper Sandringham? Money ah mek, dem ah step up inna life.
What a way T.O.K Beach party just flop so?
How hip hop artiste Akon jump inna the crowd and never secure him passport first? Mi hear say he lost his passport while performing at Summer Sizzle. After he left for the airport to catch his flight, the pasport was found by a patron and handed over.
How Jeremy Harding just get up and start manage Lefside from Lefside and Esco so? The group ah go break up? What a gwaan? Anyway, Lefside is now recording under the name Mr Evil and he is signed to Sequence Records. His debut album is coming out end of September, whata piece ah heat? Him nuh fraid Mike Myers sue him?
Big up Latoya dunkley from da Eva Ready ladies. Big big up to Cherine Anderson the actress from the movie One Love wth Kimani Marley and who played the daughter on Dancehall Queen. She has a song Good Love produced by Sly and Robbie that is #2 on the reggae charts in South Florida. Big up Freddie, yu documentary ah go hard.
Last but not least, big up all a di people them weh always come left them comment/opinion.
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