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Boom Boom has broken his silence after he was reportedly assaulted by Sizzla & his entourage for allegedly playing a Ishawna single. According to the Dancehall Selector, over 10 members of Sizzla’s Rasta camp attacked him weekend after he played the “Equal Rights” at party in August Town, St Andrew. Speaking with police Boom Boom […]

One of the Black community’s greatest gifts to the world is an astounding list of genres and artists who have changed the way we all listen to music. Without genres like the blues, jazz, rock ‘n’ roll, rhythm and blues, Afrobeat, calypso, reggae, roots music, rap and hip-hop, The western world might still be doing the waltz. […]

The social media realm went into a frenzy on October 17, 2016 when persons from the entertainment and arts fields in Jamaica were awarded Jamaica’s highest honours.  The 2016 National Honours and Awards Ceremony took place at Kings House. Mutabaruka, along with the president of VP Records Chris Chin, sculptors Cecil Cooper and Basil Watson […]

“Old white men is runnin this rap shit, Corporate force is runnin this rap shit, a tall Israeli is runnin this rap shit, Quasi-homosexuals is runnin this rap shit” – Lyrics to the song “The Rape Over” by Mos Def, a reference to record label mogul Lyor Cohen. When we look around at people, and […]

Reggae crooner George Nooks has been arrested and charged with possession of cocaine, law enforcement sources have revealed. Police sources say the 56-year-old entertainer was arrested in St Andrew yesterday after a plastic bag with a small quantity of white powdery substance, believed to be cocaine, was found in his 2016 Mercedes Benz sport utility […]

“How can anyone of African descent be worshiping the same tool used to uselessly murder their ancestors?” By Benjamin Lebrave   According to a 2012 Gallup International survey about religiosity and atheism, Ghana is one of the most religious countries in the world. At first glance, there is some evidence for this: when you land […]

Watch this new documentary: Autopsy – The Last Hours Of… Bob Marley  Inside the Video Knowledge section “A documentary series that reveals the truth behind the controversial deaths of global icons and people whose untimely deaths were surrounded by scandal and intense media attention In this doc they go through the history of Bob as […]

by Gardy Stein-Kanjora Maybe his birth on Valentine’s Day 1987 was a sign – a child sent by Amor. Maybe musical talent has been passed on to him by his parents, Cleveland and Maxine Martin. Maybe his exceptional skills have been honed during his years at St. Jago High School. Whatever the reason, we have […]

Contributed Vijahn Mango Tree Entertainment artiste Vijahn has quickly earned a reputation as a Rastafarian firebrand with a bright future as his hard-hitting ‘Kunta Kente’ single has become an underground hit in the streets. “The response has been phenomenal, [with] wonderful feedback, especially on Facebook. Most fans say Kunta Kente is a hit song and […]


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