Thursday, August 17th, 2017

   Veteran reggae artiste Glen Washington is celebrating his second Grammy nomination. The artiste was last nominated in 2004 for his studio effort called Wanna Be Loved and now for his latest album Glen Washington Masterpiece. “I wanted to do an album with a variety of songs with different vibes and melodies and having achieved […]

   Buju Banton’s re-sentencing on a gun possession charge was postponed today (30/10/12) in the Sam M Gibbons federal court in Tampa Florida. The sentencing hearing was put off on the request of Buju’s lawyer Chokwe Lumumba who applied for an investigation into allegations of misconduct on the part of a juror. The juror in […]

  Vybz Kartel’s on-going case involving the killing of Barrington Bossy Burton has been put off until December 3. The controversial entertainer who has been in jail for over a year, is being represented by Tom and his son Christian Tavares- Finson, while the two other co-accused have other legal representation. According to Christian Tavares-Finson, […]

  Lil Wayne’s management team says the rapper is on “mandated rest” after a severe migraine and dehydration caused him to be hospitalized. In a statement released Friday, the Blueprint Group says Lil Wayne was released from the hospital treatment and will return to work soon. They added that the New Orleans-based rapper appreciates his […]

  Natina Reed, one-third of the early 2000s R&B trio Blaque, was struck by a vehicle and killed Friday night in Georgia, Gwinnett County police said Saturday. Reed, 32, was walking in traffic on a major roadway just north of the metro Atlanta city of Lilburn “for some unknown reason” when she was struck around […]

  The music fraternity, family, friends and music lovers are mourning following the death of dancehall deejay Captain Barkey. The entertainer along with his female companion was gunned down on Saturday outside a motel in New York. Captain Barkey’s mother Irene Clarke tells Music News Barkey was a blessed son. Meanwhile Captain Barkey’s brother, Beego […]

  Katy Perry’s doing her best get-out-the vote effort: At a rally for President Barack Obama, she wore a tight white dress imprinted like a ballot, and a square box on her right hip filled in the names of Obama and Joe Biden. Perry gave a free concert at a park in a historically minority […]

    The cover art of Peter Tosh’s final studio album, the 1987 No Nuclear War, is a combination of protest and triumph, of fear and defiance. The globe is partially submerged in a sea of fire, the mushroom of a nuclear explosion covering Africa and consuming from North America upwards, yet the bare-chested, dreadlocked […]

  In the glorious eras of the 1980s and ’90s of reggae/dancehall music, there were various recording artistes who held major sway in the Jamaican music industry. Many of the artistes of the era were so good at their craft, that some music lovers will argue that local music was at its best in the […]

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