Monday, August 29th, 2016

Elephant Man makes Billboard

Elephant Man makes Billboard

Elephant Man is elated after peaking at number 10 on the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart. ‘Hip Sings’ is a collab with overseas-based DJ-songwriter and producer DJ Sultan. The song is flirting with crossover success as it has been in the top ten of the Billboard Hot Singles Sales chart for the past three weeks, peaking at #10. Ele tells Music News that this is the way he wants to see dancehal Elephant... [Read more]


Sherwood Content Residents Want Bolt Statue Erected In Community

Sherwood Content Residents Want Bolt Statue Erected In Community

Usain Bolt does his ‘To the World’ pose after winning the men’s 100m final in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Moments after Usain Bolt crossed the finish line to win a record third straight 100 metres Olympic title in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Sunday, August 14, thus cementing his legendary status in world athletics, scores of people from his boyhood community of Sherwood Content in Trelawny... [Read more]


Thompson, McLeod Set To Shine In Lausanne

Thompson, McLeod Set To Shine In Lausanne

Jamaica’s double Olympic gold medallist Elaine Thompson and men’s 110-metre hurdles winner Omar McLeod will be two of the stars on show at tomorrow’s Lausanne Diamond League meet in Switzerland. After a four-week break to facilitate the staging of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the Athletissima meeting is the 10th of 14 meets on the schedule. Track and field fans are... [Read more]


A display of unity at Reggae Sumfest

A display of unity at Reggae Sumfest

Did Josef Bogdanovich silence critics following the staging of Reggae Sumfest 2016? Despite much chatter and criticisms following the change in format to exclude international acts from the festival, Reggae Sumfest’s two nights of live performances under the theme our music, our festival displayed strong unity in dancehall and reggae. As is customary, Dancehall Night got the largest turnout of the... [Read more]


Usain Bolt named among the top 10 greatest athletes of 2016

Usain Bolt named among the top 10 greatest athletes of 2016

    Six-time Olympic champion Usain Bolt occupies the number two spot on the list of the top 10 greatest athletes in the world in 2016. The list, compiled by Dailymail.co.uk, is based solely on performances and achievements of the past 12 months. Bolt, who last week ran 19.89 seconds over 200m at the London Anniversary Games, has over the past year won gold in both the 100m and 200m events... [Read more]


Gayle Aiming To Whip Up A Storm In Lauderhill

Gayle Aiming To Whip Up A Storm In Lauderhill

Gayle aiming to whip up storm FLORID, USA: Jamaica Tallawahs captain, Chris Gayle, believes that the historic Lauderhill leg of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL) starting this week in Central Broward Stadium can lift the profile of the competition to a new level, as the high-flying Tallawahs get set to do battle in back-to-back games against the in-form St Lucia Zouks on Saturday (12 p.m.) and... [Read more]


Police Cancel Another Alkaline Show in the UK

Police Cancel Another Alkaline Show in the UK

Dancehall recording artiste Alkaline has seen yet another damper on his UK Tour as his shows continue to receive cancellation. Hours before the start of Alkaline’s second show scheduled for the Piccadilly Banqueting Studios in Sparkhill last Friday, the West Midlands Police announced on social media that the concert had been cancelled. “If you’re planning on seeing Alkaline perform tonight in... [Read more]


Shelly’s In Form – Race-Rusty Fraser-Pryce Rebounds From Toe Injury With Good Win

Shelly’s In Form – Race-Rusty Fraser-Pryce Rebounds From Toe Injury With Good Win

WORLD and Olympic 100 metres champion Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce showed that her form is good in winning the women’s 100 metres at the Racers JN Grand Prix track and field meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on Saturday. After trailing at the back of the field nearly two weeks ago at the Prefontaine Diamond League meet in the United States, Fraser-Pryce romped to victory in 11.09 seconds. The... [Read more]


Bolt ‘Extremely Happy’ With Win, PB At Racers JN Grand Prix

Bolt ‘Extremely Happy’ With Win, PB At Racers JN Grand Prix

Usain Bolt (centre) competing against Yohan Blake (left) and Asafa Powell in the men’s 100 metres at the Racers JN Grand Prix at the National Stadium on Saturday night. Bolt won in 9.88 seconds. USAIN Bolt expressed some amount of satisfaction with his performance after notching a season best 9.88 seconds to win the men’s 100 metres at the first staging of the JN Racers Grand Prix at the... [Read more]


June 3 release for Vybz Kartel’s “King of the Dancehall”

June 3 release for Vybz Kartel’s “King of the Dancehall”

Vybz Kartel may be incarcerated but he’s clearly not silent. The jailed dancehall deejay’s 14 track project titled King of the Dancehall will be launched June 3. Music News understands that the album has all brand new tracks that were recorded before Vybz Kartel’s incarceration. King of the Dancehall features one collab with fellow dancehall deejay Demarco. In relating news, things are reportedly... [Read more]