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Nicki Minaj Gave Nas Props On 106 & Park [Video]

Nicki Minaj Gave Nas Props On 106 & Park [Video]

New York rap icon Nas stopped by BET’s 106 & Park this week to celebrate the release of his latest album Life Is Good. Nas opens up about the critically acclaimed project, Lauryn Hill’s tax troubles, and collaborating with Prince and Sade. One of the biggest surprises of his appearance […]

by July 20, 2012 0 comments News, Videos
Kiprich, Konshens, Tommy Lee Rule Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night [Review]

Kiprich, Konshens, Tommy Lee Rule Reggae Sumfest Dancehall Night [Review]

Reggae Sumfest 2012 was arguably one of the best Dancehall Night the show has seen in many years. The hard work of the organizers and artists are evident in the quality of the show, except for a few minor delays between sets. Overall most artists delivered solid performances with some […]

by July 20, 2012 6 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Potential Kidd Fires Manager Over Promoter Scamming Incident

Potential Kidd Fires Manager Over Promoter Scamming Incident

Dancehall newcomer Potential Kidd has already got a taste of the bad side of the music industry. A United States base promoter is accusing the “Yah Suh Nice” deejay of scamming him. Dwayne Grant, a New Jersey promoter, says he paid over US$6000 to book Kidd for a show in […]

by July 19, 2012 2 comments News, Top Stories
Popcaan Birthday Party Shot With Beenie Man & Konshens [Video]

Popcaan Birthday Party Shot With Beenie Man & Konshens [Video]

Dancehall veterans Beenie Man and Konshens were on hand to support Popcaan at his birthday party. Scores of fans turned out to see Hotskull celebrating his big day. Popcaan will hit the stage at Reggae Sumfest tonight. Peep footage from the party below.

by July 19, 2012 11 comments News, Non, Top Stories, Videos
Is Preaching Part Of Vybz Kartel’s Destiny?

Is Preaching Part Of Vybz Kartel’s Destiny?

Hit songs, tattoos, Benz and legal woes are all a part of Vybz Kartel’s world, but preaching… well that’s a totally different story. However, one Christian man thinks the almighty is calling the Dancehall Hero. Wayne Clarke, who is a member of Kingston-based Christian Fellowship World Outreach Church of God […]

by July 19, 2012 2 comments News, Top Stories
Snippet: Rick Ross Ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings

Snippet: Rick Ross Ft. Dr. Dre & Jay-Z – 3 Kings

Rick Ross places fans on high alert with a new collaboration with Jay-Z and Dr. Dre titled “3 Kings,” off his upcoming album God Forgives, I Don’t, due in stores July 31. A snippet of the single was leaked online featuring Dre’s verse. “Money long, number one, 20 years strong,” […]

by July 19, 2012 0 comments Music
Hip-Hop Legend Ms. Melodie Of Boogie Down Productions Is Dead

Hip-Hop Legend Ms. Melodie Of Boogie Down Productions Is Dead

Rest in peace Ms. Melodie Hip-hop legend Ms. Melodie is dead. The hip-hop pioneer was the ex-wife of KRS-ONE and a member of the Boogie Down Productions crew. Her cause of death is not yet known. Ms. Melodie, whose real name is Ramona Parker, was a native of Brooklyn, New […]

by July 19, 2012 0 comments News, Top Stories
Caribbean National Keishel Inanna Williams Vying For 106 & Park Host

Caribbean National Keishel Inanna Williams Vying For 106 & Park Host

With Terrence J and Rocsi Diaz out the door, BET’s 106 & Park is looking for new host. Caribbean media personality Keishel ‘Inanna’ Williams is one of the hopefuls vying for the spot. Who is Keishel ‘Inanna’ Williams? Keishel ‘Inanna’ Williams grow up in Brooklyn NY. She is of Trinidadian […]

by July 18, 2012 0 comments News