• Morgan Heritage
    21 April , 2015

    The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Herit...

    New York City/Jamaica – The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, have released their newest album, Strictly Roots, today. The album, which has b...
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    20 April , 2015

    JOHNNY KEMP DIES

    KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Johnny Kemp, who had a number-one R-and-B hit in 1989 with “Just Got Paid,” was found dead in Jamaica. Police say...
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    20 April , 2015

    Get a Musical High from Reggae Recording...

    “Get Me High”, the second release from ORieL’s highly anticipated “Love SoulJah” EP has struck a chord with both his fan...
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    11 April , 2015

    Demarco nominated for four awards

    After claiming the top spot on major charts and eclipsing the million mark on VEVO with his monster hit, ‘Puppy Tail’, dancehall star Dema...
  • Spice
    11 April , 2015

    Dancehall artist Spice to release four n...

    Dancehall artiste Spice plans to release four new videos throughtout the next few weeks, the first of which was her ‘Back Bend’ video. The...
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Court allows Kim Kardashian, Kanye West lawsuit over marriage proposal video leak to proceed


LOS ANGELES _ A California appeals court is allowing Kim Kardashian and Kanye West‘s lawsuit over leaked footage of their marriage proposal to move forward. The pair sued YouTube co-founder…

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Rap legend GZA of Wu Tang Clan to discuss how art, outer space collide during MIT lecture


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Rapper GZA from the Wu-Tang Clan will talk about how art and outer space collide at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in May as part of the…

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BET enters the boxing arena with Roc Nation Sports alliance, with first telecast set for June


By Frazier Moore THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ BET is storming out of its corner with its first-ever rounds of professional boxing. The network, which has traditionally programmed entertainment,…

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James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson to star together on Broadway this fall in ‘The Gin Game’


By Mark Kennedy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Broadway-goers this fall will get a special treat _ James Earl Jones and Cicely Tyson sharing the same stage again. Producers…

US Cuba diplomacy challenges ballplayers, families as they consider paths toward staying pro


By Ricardo Zuniga THE ASSOCIATED PRESS SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. _ Yasmany Tomas had three choices to continue his baseball career: stay in Cuba and make up to $2,500 a month, play…

Marlon Samuels averts West Indies collapse after England takes early wickets in 2nd test


ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada _ Marlon Samuels brought up an unbeaten 94 in a bid to rebuild the West Indies first innings after an early collapse Tuesday as England ended a…

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Locke melds politics, racial issues with greed & family rooted in secrecy in ‘Pleasantville’


By Oline H. Cogdill THE ASSOCIATED PRESS “Pleasantville” (Harper), by Attica Locke The compelling “Pleasantville” continues Attica Locke’s insightful look at African-American life in Houston, where politics, race and classism…

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MIGOS ARRESTED


STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) _ All three members of Migos are facing drug and weapon charges after authorities say they detected “a very potent smell” of marijuana coming from their two…

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Killer Mike – Ric Flair (Offical Music Video)


New Killer Mike music video off Killer Mike’s “Street Platinum: The Ultimate Album”

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J. Cole – Wet Dreamz (Official Music Video)


Download J. Cole’s “2014 Forest Hills Drive” album here on iTunes: http://smarturl.it/ForestHillsDrive.

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Red Cafe Feat. Jeremih & Rick Ross – Making Me Proud (Official Music Video)


Download the single here: http://smarturl.it/RedCafeMMP_iTunes. Shakedown Entertainment.

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The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, Releases New Album “Strictly Roots”


New York City/Jamaica – The Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage, have released their newest album, Strictly Roots, today. The album, which has been available for pre-order since March 10th,…

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Waka Flaka Flame announce his candidacy for President of the United States


Most U-S presidential candidates don’t announce their candidacies by lighting up a joint, but this is Waka Flocka Flame we’re talking about. He says in a video posted on RollingStone.com…

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Dominican trial of 4 Frenchmen accused of smuggling drugs on jet postponed for 3rd time


SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic _ A trial for four Frenchmen accused of trying to smuggle more than 1,500 pounds of cocaine on a jet has been postponed again in the…

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Jamaica university plants what it touts as country’s first legal marijuana seedling


  KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaica‘s biggest university has held a ceremony to plant what it touts as the island’s first legal marijuana seedling. Monday’s symbolic planting at the Mona campus…

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BOBBY BROWN SAYS BOBBI KRISTINA IS AWAKE


ATLANTA (AP) _ Bobby Brown has said the words so many have been waiting to hear: “Bobbi is awake.” Brown broke the news to the audience at his concert in…

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JOHNNY KEMP DIES


KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) _ Johnny Kemp, who had a number-one R-and-B hit in 1989 with “Just Got Paid,” was found dead in Jamaica. Police say Kemp was found floating at…

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Lil Wayne – Hollyweezy (Official Music Video)


Off Sorry For The Wait 2 which is out now.

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Get a Musical High from Reggae Recording Artist ORieL’s New Single


“Get Me High”, the second release from ORieL’s highly anticipated “Love SoulJah” EP has struck a chord with both his fans and reggae music lovers, and within a week of…

‘After a certain time you have to re market things’: Serena Williams calls for Fed Cup changes


By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRINDISI, Italy _ Seeing Serena Williams play three matches over two days in Fed Cup was a rare treat over the weekend. After all,…

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Chris Martin ‘steppin’ out


REGGAE singer Chris Martin has released the music video for Steppin’ Razor. Directed by Kurt Wright, it was shot on location in Jamaica. Steppin Razor, the single, is produced by…

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Large cocaine haul seized, 3 arrested after French authorities stop sailboat off Martinique


FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique _ French authorities have arrested three alleged drug traffickers and seized a haul of 2.2 tons of cocaine from a sailboat off the coast of Martinique. Michael Lachaux…

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Finding ‘Marley’


MARLEY, the world premiere musical about Bob Marley, found its Bob in an audition clip for the television show The Voice of Holland, said writer and director Kwame Kwei-Armah, who…

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Bahamas official says country dealing with uptick of Haiti migrants over past week


NASSAU, Bahamas _ The Bahamas says 178 Haitian migrants have been detained by local authorities over the last several days. In a Sunday statement, Immigration Minister Fred Mitchell said the…

Liverpool at a cross road again after manager Brendan Rodgers goes 3rd season without a trophy


By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ While rarely short on bravado or self-confidence these days, Brendan Rodgers did betray a sense of trepidation when taking the Liverpool job….

Liverpool loses FA Cup semifinal to Villa as Champions League hopes fade after City win


By Rob Harris THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ In a few miserable hours for Liverpool’s players on Sunday, their bid to return to the Champions League was damaged by Manchester…

Serena Williams after US loses Fed Cup playoff in Italy: ‘I need to go home and really train’


By Andrew Dampf THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BRINDISI, Italy _ Serena Williams thought she was ready for the clay-court season. As it turns out, the top-ranked player still has a long…

Sri Lanka Cricket tells ICC that withholding money over dispute is illegal, will cause damage


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ Sri Lanka’s cricket authority said Tuesday it is shocked by the governing body ICC’s decision to withhold a financial grant because of a dispute over the…

Usain Bolt wins 100 metres exhibition race in Rio, clocking 10.12 seconds


RIO DE JANEIRO _ Usain Bolt won a 100-meter exhibition race Sunday in Rio de Janeiro, running a slow time of 10.12 seconds. The six-time Olympic gold medallist said he’d…

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Jamaica police charge teen with murder in killing of 11 month old


KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Authorities in Jamaica have charged a teenager with murder in the recent fatal shooting of an 11-month-old baby. Police said in a statement Saturday that the unidentified…