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Shaggy Christmas in the Islands

The televised Disney Christmas special aired last year and featuring Jamaican Grammy Award-winning artiste Shaggy was the catalyst for the production of his holiday album Christmas in the Islands which was released on Friday. Shaggy told a virtual press briefing to launch the project that based on some of the music performed with British rocker Sting on that televised special the seed was planted to do the album. “On that […]

todayNovember 22, 2020 7 1

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I-Octane Working on Reggae Booth

I-Octane said he is working on his fourth studio album, Reggae Booth, slated for the first quarter of 2021. Ahead of that major project, the dancehall singjay said he is currently shooting music videos for Check Out, Rasta Love, Someone to Love, and Next. “Mi just ah warm up the place until the album drops,” he said. Reggae Booth will be a 17-track album and the follow-up to Love and […]

todayNovember 19, 2020 10

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Buju Banton ‘Til Shiloh turns 25

For many 'Til Shiloh, Buju Banton's 1995 album, is his best work to date. The popularity of the set is behind the decision to re-release the album to commemorate it 25th anniversary. On December 18 Island Records/UMe will drop the the collector's edition of this special body of work, which will include the original recordings of the critically acclaimed album, plus three new bonus tracks mixed by Buju Banton, exclusively. […]

todayNovember 8, 2020 2

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Dexta Daps Delights Fans in Florida

Last Saturday, October 24, Tampa, Florida, came alive with the staging of Vent vs Entanglement. Held on the lawns of the SD Banquet Hall, the event featured performances by Dexta Daps, Ikaya, Foota Hype and Lil Nasheer. https://www.instagram.com/p/CGxwtbdpjON/ Mineral Boss Records (MBR) and Supa D Promotions promoted the event. In an effort to protect patrons, the promoters did temperature checks and the sanitizing of hands upon entry into the venue. […]

todayNovember 1, 2020 5 1

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Afro Dancehall Project ft. Camar

Hailing  from East Kingston J.A , Camar Andre Doyles, more popularly known as CAMAR  “Flava” is known to be an immensely talented, multifaceted recording artiste, writer, composer, musician & producer.  Gifted with the artistic ability to construct ingenious lyrics and melodies effortlessly, while keeping current with the trend in music, the artiste is indeed no newbie to the music scene including internationally being one of the first Jamaican acts to […]

todayNovember 1, 2020 26 2

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Badda General Wishes Coming Through

The popular sound system selector and producer Badda General is seeing positive responses to his recording artiste material in recent months and is now preparing a full length project for his growing fan base. Badda, who has been in the industry for over two decades, only recently decided to launch his own music career and has already seen his single 'I Wish' take flight. "I just wanted to be different […]

todayOctober 25, 2020 10 2

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Toots Hibbert in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Fredrick “Toots” Hibbert belongs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. Not only did he create the word “reggae” in his 1968 recording of “Do the Reggae", but he also starred in the groundbreaking film “The Harder They Come,” alongside Hall of Fame legend Jimmy Cliff. Toots and the Maytals are one of the best-known ska and rocksteady vocal groups in all of the world. The Maytals […]

todayOctober 25, 2020 3 2

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Liquid Certified Gold in Canada

Can't Believe by dancehall artiste Kranium was earlier this week was certified gold in Canada for sales of more than 40,000 copies. The song, produced by ZJ Liquid, also features Nigerian singer WizKid and American rapper Ty Dolla Sign. “This success signifies that I'm doing something good and the work is connecting with people worldwide. This is a great accomplishment for me as a producer” This is the second gold […]

todayOctober 15, 2020 6 1 4

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Sean Paul says no to Verzuz clash

Ever since Bounty Killer and Beenie Man lit up American producers Swizz Beats and Timbaland's Verzuz platform with their history-making clash back in May, fans have been calling for another dancehall matchup. And one of the faves seem to be a Sean Paul/Shaggy clash. But that is not likely to happen. Emphasizing that he was "mad proud" of Beenie and Bounty Killer, Sean Paul, "di gal dem skillachi" said in […]

todayOctober 10, 2020 4

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