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Damian Marley Talks Jamaica 50th Anniversary, Bob Marley Legacy [Video]

Damian Marley Talks Jamaica 50th Anniversary, Bob Marley Legacy [Video]

Jamaica celebrated its 50th anniversary of independence from Great Britain on August 6th 2012. Jamaicans both home and abroad has been celebrating all summer long. GlobalGrind caught up with Damian Marley at the Indig02 Arena, where he performed at one of the many concerts celebrating Jamaica 50. VIDEO: Busy Signal […]

by August 8, 2012 8 comments News, Top Stories, Videos
Popcaan – Mi Baby Dat [New Music]

Popcaan – Mi Baby Dat [New Music]

Dancehall star Popcaan drop a new track for his girl titled “Mi Baby Dat,” off the new Beach Bunx Riddim, produced by UIM Records. Lyrics excerpt: Believe mi se a mi baby dat Yeah a mi lady dat Everytime mi and her leaving People just waan wi stop Dem waan […]

by August 8, 2012 8 comments Music, Non, Top Stories
Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Judge Rejects Buju Banton Request For New Trial, Face More Prison Time

Buju Banton up-hill battle against the United States justice system is getting steeper the more he fights. Yesterday federal judge James Moody rejected Buju Banton’s application for a new trial. But that is not the end of that segment. The reggae icon is also facing more prison time at a […]

by August 8, 2012 22 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Aaliyah ft. Drake – Enough Said [New Music]

Aaliyah ft. Drake – Enough Said [New Music]

Young Money rapper/singer Drake drop a new collaboration with the late singing icon Aaliyah titled “Enough Said.” Drake posted the song on his blog just weeks after announcing that he will be producing a posthumous album by Aaliyah. “I can tell something’s wrong with you, do you wanna talk about […]

by August 7, 2012 0 comments Music, News, Top Stories
Nicki Minaj Announces Make-Up NYC Concert August 14th

Nicki Minaj Announces Make-Up NYC Concert August 14th

After her infamous no-show at this year’s Hot 97 Summer Jam concert at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey in June. The Young Money femcee promised her hometown fans that she would performed at a concert this summer and she is making good on that promise. Minaj recently announced that […]

by August 7, 2012 0 comments News
Pitbull Ft Shakira – Get It Started [Music Video]

Pitbull Ft Shakira – Get It Started [Music Video]

Mr. International Pitbull teams with Colombian pop sensation Shakira in the video for their collaborative single “Get It Started.” In the David Russo-directed video, Pitbull gets closed to a very hot model wearing lingerie. The female is engaged to another man but in the end leaves her fiance for Pitbull. […]

by August 7, 2012 0 comments News, Videos
Kirani James Gave Grenada Its First Ever Olympic Medal

Kirani James Gave Grenada Its First Ever Olympic Medal

Kirani James became a hero yesterday when he gave Grenada its first ever Olympic medal. The 19-year-old stopped the clock at 43.94 seconds to win gold in the 400 meter finals. James’ win sparked nationwide celebration across the tiny Caribbean island. Not only did Prime Minister Tillman Thomas called James […]

by August 7, 2012 2 comments News, Top Stories
Beenie Man Explains Why He Now Support Gays

Beenie Man Explains Why He Now Support Gays

Dancehall self proclaim King Beenie Man continues to defend his recent public apology and support of the gay community. Over the last decade the gay community and dancehall have been at war over anti-gay lyrics in dancehall culture. However, Beenie Man is looking to change that aspect of dancehall. VIDEO: […]

by August 7, 2012 23 comments News, Top Stories