Music producer Bobby Digital, who helped guide Shabba Ranks career from hardcore dance-hall act to Grammy winner, died in Kingston, Jamaica on May 21, 2020. The 59 year-old’s death was kidney-related, according to his son, music producer Sheldon “Calibud” Stewart.
Robert Digital Dixon started his career in the early 1980's as an audio engineer and understudy with producer Lloyd”King Jammy” James. He was engineer for many of Jammy's’ biggest productions including Frankie Paul’s I Know The Score...
Roger Davis, the drug boss who was convicted in the United States (US) along with his brother, dancehall artiste 'Flippa Mafia', for leading an international narcotics syndicate, is among the 46 Jamaicans who were deported last week, law enforcement sources have revealed.
Roger Davis and Flippa Mafia or Flippa Moggela, whose real name is Andrew Davis, along with another sibling, Kemar Davis, led a syndicate that used the US Postal Service and private courier services to ship large quantities of cocaine from the state of...
Minister of Health & Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton stated that 16 samples tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This has brought the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 364. The 16 new cases are comprised of seven males and nine females, who range in age from three years to 75 years.
Minister of Health & Wellness Dr Christopher Tufton has advised that 16 samples tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours.
This has brought the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 364. The 16 new cases are...
Miley Cyrus has settled a $300 million copyright infringement lawsuit by Flourgon who accused the pop star of stealing her 2013 smash "We Can't Stop" from a similar song he recorded a quarter century earlier. Flourgon sued Cyrus in March 2018, claiming that "We Can't Stop" closely resembled his 1988 song "We Run Things," which he called a reggae favorite since reaching No. 1 in Jamaica.
Flourgon accused Cyrus and her label RCA Records, owned by Sony Corp, of misappropriating material including the phrase...
Javian "Sikka Rymse" Chambers a known protege and family member of jailed dance hall artiste Vybz kartel is now undergoing surgery after being shot multiple times. The deejay was trailed after performing at an event in Sandy Park in the early morning of Sunday, December 1st.
The shooting took place at 3:45 am at a stoplight in the vicinity of the Sovereign Shopping Center, the entertainer’s vehicle was shot up by unknown assailants. Sikka Rymes is now undergoing surgery at the Kingston Public Hospital.
Jamaican Tajay Gayle made history when became the first-ever Jamaican to score a gold medal in the long jump event at the World Championships.
The 23-year-old set a new personal best with a jump of 8.69 metres. It is also a new national record, erasing the 8.62 metres which was held by James Beckford. Gayle, who entered the championship with a personal best of 8.24 metres, struggled during the qualifying round and made the final with the 12th best jump of 7.89 metres.
He now joins Beckford, who won a silver medal at the 2003 World Championships in...
Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce became the world champion in the 100 meters for the fourth time since 2009 on Sunday. With a time of 10.71 seconds, she beat European champion Dina Asher-Smith in the women's final of the World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar. The British athlete crossed the finish line in 10.83 seconds.
Marie-Josee Ta Lou from the Ivory Coast took third place with 10.93 seconds.
Fraser-Pryce won the title in 2009, 2013 and 2015. The 32-year-old is also a two-time Olympic champion.
Riu Hotels and Resorts has officially relaunched its Riu Ocho Rios all-inclusive resort, the company announced this week. The property, which first opened in 2005, has undergone a dramatic refurbishing project, one that included what Riu called a “complete overhaul of its facilities.”
Riu has added what has become a staple of many of its resorts in the Caribbean, a new Splash Water World aquatic park. The reimagined poolscape means Riu Ocho Rios now boasts five pools at the property, including two pools with swim-up...
Dancehall singjay I-Octane issued a challenge for his new song “Mine Yuh” for big money prize of US$1500.
The challenge is to create a dance video to the song and post it to Instagram tagging I-Octane in the post. The contestant with the most likes will receive the prize money and according to Octane, a brand new air conditioner as well. The track which was produced by Zj Dymond and Dinesty King is now trending on Audiomack. It seems the challenge has boosted the popularity of this single.
Go ahead and try out the #MineYuhChallenge. Don’t...
Shenseea plans to use beats from the Motherland on her debut project for American label Interscope Records, according to producer Tarik “Rvssian” Johnston. The yet-to-be titled album is slated for release late this year. Afrobeats, an increasingly popular sound, will be featured on the album. Rvssian said the deejay will also dabble in pop and country.
Afrobeat is a growing genre, especially in the United States. Last year, Nigerian singer Davido's Fall soared to number 22 on the Billboard's R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay Chart.
Shenseea is now an signed artist to Interscope Records. The 22-year-old artist who has worked with artists such as Vybz Kartel and Shaggy, has been making waves with her infectious dance hall tunes, and with a debut album in the works
Shenseea released her new single “Blessed” featuring Tyga. The bass-heavy track was produced by Rvssian, and is dripping with energy as the rising star oozes self-confidence from start to finish.