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Yendi Phillipps Pregnant For Chino McGregor [DETAILS]

Yendi Phillipps Pregnant For Chino McGregor [DETAILS]

Former Miss Jamaica and Miss Universe runner up, Yendi Phillipps, is pregnant for boyfriend Chino McGregor. Last month, a very reliable source close to the Big Ship deejay told Urban Islandz that the two are in fact dating. ‚ÄúPeople are seeing them together and are talking, but they are both […]

by April 23, 2012 21 comments Celebrity, Feature, News, Top Stories
Rihanna Dad Worries She Is Going Down Whitney Houston Path

Rihanna Dad Worries She Is Going Down Whitney Houston Path

Rihanna’s dad, Ronald Fenty, is voicing his concern about his daughter’s wellbeing and concerns that she may face the same as Whitney Houston. “She used to love Whitney,” Rihanna told the Sun. “Robyn would always sing along to I Will Always Love You. She admired Whitney because of her range, […]

by April 22, 2012 6 comments Celebrity, Feature, News, Top Stories
VIDEO: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – Set Up Shop

VIDEO: Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley – Set Up Shop

Reggae/dancehall royalty Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley rep for ghetto youths in the video for his latest single “Set Up Shop.” The uplifting video features the Grammy winning deejay sitting around a table rhyming over a dancehall beat, with clips of people downtown Kingston hustling. The Winston ‘Tyson’ Mayhew-directed cut was […]

by April 20, 2012 1 comment Feature, News, Top Stories, Videos
Rihanna, Portia Simpson Miller Name On Time 100 Most Influential People

Rihanna, Portia Simpson Miller Name On Time 100 Most Influential People

After topping the charts with more than 10 number one singles, Rihanna is on top of the world and living her dream. The Barbadian pop star was named one of TIME magazine 100 most influential people in the world. Jamaica Prime Minister Portia Simpson and Rihanna and are the only […]

by April 19, 2012 1 comment Celebrity, Feature, News
Bob Marley, Reggae’s First Billion Dollar Brand

Bob Marley, Reggae’s First Billion Dollar Brand

Legend, icon, king, are just a few words we’ve associated with Bob Marley. Now we will have to add another moniker, the “billion dollar rasta.” In 1981 the world was mourning the loss of a music legend, now three decades later you can find the name Bob Marley on almost […]

by April 18, 2012 2 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Jimmy Cliff Brings Reggae To Coachella [Video]

Jimmy Cliff Brings Reggae To Coachella [Video]

Reggae icon Jimmy Cliff made his Coachella debut last Friday, delivering a solid set including his classic “Many Rivers To Cross” and “The Harder They Come.” The astonishing crowd response marks a high point for the Rock And Roll Hall of fame inductee, since Coachella audience consists mostly of folks […]

by April 18, 2012 0 comments Feature, News, Videos
Nicki Minaj’s Dad Denies Abuse Allegations

Nicki Minaj’s Dad Denies Abuse Allegations

Nicki Minaj’s dad has spoken out about her recent allegations that he was abusive to her mother during her childhood. In a recent television interview, Nicki Minaj said her father had anger problems and was very abusive. “My father was abusive. We were afraid for [my mother's] life because whenever […]

by April 16, 2012 1 comment Feature, News, Top Stories
DRAMA! Nicki Minaj Deletes Twitter Account After Leaked Music

DRAMA! Nicki Minaj Deletes Twitter Account After Leaked Music

Is Nicki Minaj beefing with her fans? The question everyone asking today. In a dramatic turn of events, Nicki Minaj deleted her Twitter account earlier today, shocking her millions of followers. According to words reaching Urban Islandz ears, Minaj is upset about some recently leaked music allegedly posted on her […]

by April 16, 2012 0 comments Feature, News, Top Stories