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Buju Banton Grateful To Be House In Miami

Buju Banton Grateful To Be House In Miami

Incarcerated reggae superstar Buju Banton has expressed gratitude for the efforts of the Jamaican Consulate, fans and well-wishers that resulted in his relocation. In a statement through his legal team, Buju Banton said he is happy to be back in Florida. United States Federal Judge James Moody approved the moved […]

by December 14, 2011 3 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Gaza Slim Charged, Implicated In Vybz Kartel Murder Case

Gaza Slim Charged, Implicated In Vybz Kartel Murder Case

Gaza Slim aka Vanessa Bling is the latest dancehall artist to be charged in the ongoing investigation into the murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Last week Urban Islandz told you that the Portmore Empire deejay turned herself in to police custody after being named as a person of interest. A […]

by December 10, 2011 13 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
WIADCA Issue Statement After NYPD Officers Went On Racist Rant About West Indian Day Parade Revellers

WIADCA Issue Statement After NYPD Officers Went On Racist Rant About West Indian Day Parade Revellers

Days after some police officers attached to NYPD went on a rant on a Facebook page called “No More West Indian Day Detail,” the West Indian American Day Carnival Association WIADCA, has stepped forward to defend the people of the islands. The existence of the group came to light when […]

by December 8, 2011 0 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Alaine, Tami Chynn, Tessanne Chin, Queen Ifrica Collab On Beautiful Sista [Audio]

Alaine, Tami Chynn, Tessanne Chin, Queen Ifrica Collab On Beautiful Sista [Audio]

Producer Arif Cooper teams with reggae stars Alaine, Tami Chynn, Tessanne Chin and Queen Ifrica for an all-star female track titled “Beautiful Sista.” “Essentially, I made the track and I called Alaine. We thought of doing a song that spoke about the strength of the Jamaican woman and women in […]

by December 7, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Marley Family Is Suing Bob’s Brother Over Trademark Infringement

Marley Family Is Suing Bob’s Brother Over Trademark Infringement

Rita Marley, Bob Marley’s widow, is reportedly angry at one of the reggae legend family member who is using the Marley name to sell everything from concerts to fish, poultry, energy drinks and booze. According to TMZ, Rita and nine of Bob Marley’s children filed a federal lawsuit against Richard […]

by December 6, 2011 2 comments Celebrity, Feature, News, Top Stories
I-Octane Debut Album ‘Crying To The Nation’ Hit Stores January 31

I-Octane Debut Album ‘Crying To The Nation’ Hit Stores January 31

Breakthrough reggae/dancehall star I-Octane debut album ‘Crying To The Nation’ hit stores on Januray 31, 2012. The 17-track album will feature singles such as Love You, Missing You (remix featuring Agent Sasco) and Once More, reflect his emotional sensibility, whereas songs such as Vanity Will Come, All We Need Is […]

by December 3, 2011 0 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Shaggy And Marley Showdown For Reggae Grammy

Shaggy And Marley Showdown For Reggae Grammy

Two of the Marley children, Ziggy and Stephen Marley, will go head to head against Shaggy, Monty Alexander and Israel Vibrations, for the Best Reggae album category. The nominees were announced at Wednesday Nomination Concert in Los Angeles, with Kanye West leading with 7 nods. Stephen Marley got the nomination […]

by December 2, 2011 0 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Vybz Kartel Granted $3 Million Bail

Vybz Kartel Granted $3 Million Bail

Embattled dancehall star Vybz Kartel was granted bail to the sum of $3 million after his attorneys took the matter to the Supreme Court. After weeks of trying to get their client free, attorneys representing the deejay Tom Tavares-Finson, Michael Deans and Chris Tavares-Finson, took their case to the High […]

by December 1, 2011 0 comments Feature, News, Top Stories