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Alison Hinds – Faluma/Makelele [Music Video]

Alison Hinds – Faluma/Makelele [Music Video]

Soca queen Alison Hinds drop the tribal video for “Faluma,” and “Makelele.” The smash hit soca single “Famula” was first released in 1998 by Square One, in the Saamaka tribe language of Suriname. The single was a major hit in the Caribbean, Europe, and North America. “Makelele” is her 2011 […]

by August 8, 2012 0 comments Non, Videos
Rick Ross – Hold Me Back [Music Video]

Rick Ross – Hold Me Back [Music Video]

Rick Ross takes his shirt off and hit the streets of New Orleans in the black-and-white video for his single “Hold Me Back.” Mia X, Swizz Beatz, Wale, Gunplay, and Stalley all made a cameo in the TAJ-directed video, shot in the Calliope projects. Ricky Rozay told MTV News that […]

by August 8, 2012 0 comments Videos
Rihanna Dropped by Nivea Over Her Wild Lifestyle [DETAILS]

Rihanna Dropped by Nivea Over Her Wild Lifestyle [DETAILS]

Good Girl Gone Bad Rihanna is having some fallout due to her wild party lifestyle. According to reports, Nivea has dropped the Bajan pop star as their face. Head of Nivea’s parent company Beiersdorf, Stefan Heidenreich, confirmed the reports in a statement. PHOTO: Rihanna Bonds With Oprah While Touring Barbados […]

by August 8, 2012 3 comments News, Photos
Drake Plans To Graduate High School, Gets Tattoo Dedicated To Aaliyah

Drake Plans To Graduate High School, Gets Tattoo Dedicated To Aaliyah

Drake has big plans to graduate high school this summer after his OVO Fest. In between starring in Degrassi, other acting roles and pursuing a music career, Drake did not get a chance to get his high school diploma. “I’m actually spending my summer graduating high school,” Drake said. “That’s […]

by August 8, 2012 0 comments News
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