Tag: dancehall music

Vybz Kartel Supporters Threaten Former Minister

Vybz Kartel Supporters Threaten Former Minister

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

The debate over the potentially harmful influence of the dancehall culture on youths and whether it fuels crime and violence is nothing new in Jamaica, but nowhere is this more starkly illustrated than in the life and career of Adidja Palmer. Better known by his stage name, Vybz Kartel, he was convicted for the 2011 […]

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Busy Signal mashes up WC Music Festival

Busy Signal mashes up WC Music Festival

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Entertainment news. The iD Project gives you never-before-seen access to the world’s biggest Creole Music festival in the heart of the nature isle of Dominica. Featured artists incl. Busy Signal, Kassav, Machel Montano, Tito Puente Jr. and more! The next World Creole Music Festival is October 24th 2014. © 2014 Richard Etienne, Maven Pictures UK. Additional footage […]

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Vybz Kartel releases Gospel Single for May “Servant”

Vybz Kartel releases Gospel Single for May “Servant”

| May 7, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Embattled dancehall star Vybz Kartel is possible on track to become a born again christian. The incarcerated deejay just released a new gospel song “Ordinary Servant,” produced by TJ Records. Embattled dancehall star Vybz Kartel is possible on track to become a born again christian. In the song, Vybz Kartel sings about his […]

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‘Break Up Sex’ sweeping US and Jamaica airwaves

‘Break Up Sex’ sweeping US and Jamaica airwaves

| March 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

After gaining notoriety in parts of Europe and the United States, Dancehall artiste Dejavu has returned to the island to show Jamaica just what he can do as a hardcore dancehall star; with the release of his brand new single ‘Break Up Sex’ featuring Raine Seville. Dejavu rose to visibility in the early 2000’s as […]

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9th Screen Nation Awards kicks off this evening

9th Screen Nation Awards kicks off this evening

| February 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

Celebrities confirmed for the Screen Nation Awards Africa news. The 9th Screen Nation Film & Television Awards, will take place tonight at the luxurious Park Plaza Riverbank Hotel, London. The show is hosted by top comedian Ali Baba aka the Godfather of Nigerian comedy and Caroline Chikezie, the gorgeous Hollywood based actress and newest star […]

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Kartel and his co accused respond to star witness testimony

Kartel and his co accused respond to star witness testimony

| February 19, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. Vybz Kartel and his co accused finally had the chance to tell their side of the story.  In unsworn statements from the dock; all five men pleaded their innocence.  First up was Vybz Kartel who claimed conspiracy.  Kartel asked the judge and jury to make a distinction between Vybz Kartel and Adidja Palmer. […]

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Magnum Kings and Queens: Authentically Jamaican

Magnum Kings and Queens: Authentically Jamaican

| February 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. So anybody who knows me knows that Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall is my favourite Jamaican talent show.   I love the Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall because of its authenticity to Jamaican popular culture.  It is a show that Jamaicans can feel good watching; as a representation of dancehall culture in […]

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From Queens to Queans: Fall of the African Woman: Part lII

From Queens to Queans: Fall of the African Woman: Part lII

| February 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

Community news. Today, in popular culture the media portrayal of women of African descent, sees them typecast as sexually deviant and immoral (the label they were given by white men to justify their rape of African women). First starting with white culture and now African-American culture, all are promoting the African American woman in a […]

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Kartel’s corner looks dark!!

Kartel’s corner looks dark!!

| February 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. As the Vybz Kartel trial draws closer to an end, we continue to hear even more damning evidence against the five co accused.  The latest pieces of evidence came in the form of voice notes and video. On January 27, 2014, the court heard the latest voice notes believed to have been sent […]

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Jamaican women welcome oral sex lyrics in Dancehall music

Jamaican women welcome oral sex lyrics in Dancehall music

| January 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

Caribbean news. For decades, oral sex has been frowned upon in Jamaica and in Dancehall.  However over the years we have seen a gradual shift in people’s attitude towards oral sex.  In recent times a slew of artists have come out in favour of females who perform oral sex.  However, they still condemn men doing […]

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