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Shaggy To Appear On The Today Show

Shaggy To Appear On The Today Show

Internationally acclaimed reggae superstar Shaggy will make a special appearance on NBC’s Today Show, with hosts Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on Monday, December 19. Shaggy — whose real name is Orville Burrell — will perform two Christmas songs and discuss his album with the hosts of the morning […]

by December 15, 2011 0 comments News
Nicki Minaj Honored As Billboard Rising Star [Photo]

Nicki Minaj Honored As Billboard Rising Star [Photo]

Nicki Minaj got dolled up for the Billboard Women in Music awards in New York City. The blonde Harajuku Barbie was awarded with Billboard “Rising Star” Award. Minaj, who was recently nominated for Best New Artist for the 2012 Grammy Awards, said she is deeply honored. “I am deeply honored […]

by December 4, 2011 0 comments News, Photos
Bob Marley Exhibit Goes On Display At The Grammy Museum [Photo]

Bob Marley Exhibit Goes On Display At The Grammy Museum [Photo]

Earlier this month the Grammy Museum opens up a special exhibit featuring artifacts of the late reggae legend Bob Marley. The section dedicated to Marley is housed on the second floor of the museum and features some 40 diverse artifacts including interactive drumming station that allows visitors to learn how […]

by May 23, 2011 0 comments News
Reggae Grammy Could Be At Stake After Overhaul

Reggae Grammy Could Be At Stake After Overhaul

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: The Grammy for the reggae category could be in jeopardy after the current overhaul undertaken by the Academy. Already we see the merger of several R&B and Rap categories as well as the elimination of some international categories. The number of awards currently stands at 78, down […]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Grammy Awards Merge R&B And Rap Categories As Part Of Overhaul

Grammy Awards Merge R&B And Rap Categories As Part Of Overhaul

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: The Grammy Awards is undergoing a major overhaul which will see the merging of several R&B and Rap categories. The Awards will consolidate Best Rap Solo Performance and Best Rap Group Performance. The merging of the Best Rap Performance award was one of over 30 changes enacted […]

by April 7, 2011 0 comments News
Minister Farrakhan Responds To Rihanna Tweets [Video]

Minister Farrakhan Responds To Rihanna Tweets [Video]

. width: 270 height: 316″>. Minister Louis Farrakhan has responded to Rihanna tweeted about her Grammy outfit. According to allhiphop, a representative for Minister Farrakhan and longstanding member of the Nation of Islam told them that Minister Louis Farrakhan would never disrespect Rihanna. “He would never say such about Rihanna […]

by March 4, 2011 2 comments Videos
Esperanza Spalding Creates Biggest Upset On Grammy Night [Video]

Esperanza Spalding Creates Biggest Upset On Grammy Night [Video]

. width: 200 height: 308″>. There were several big upsets at the 53rd Grammy Awards on Sunday night, but perhaps the nights biggest winner was an almost unknown Jazz artist from Portland, Oregan name Esperanza Spalding. Esperanza Spalding took home the Grammy for best new artist, to the shocker of […]

by February 14, 2011 0 comments News, Videos
Eminem, Gaga, Lady Antebellum Leads Nominees For 53rd Grammy Awards

Eminem, Gaga, Lady Antebellum Leads Nominees For 53rd Grammy Awards

. width: 225 height: 304″>. As anticipation builds around tonight 53rd annual Grammy Awards, some stars are already showing signs of walking away big winners. Eminem leads the pack with 10 nominations, including Album of the Year, Record of the Year, Song of the Year. Em also competes against himself […]

by February 13, 2011 0 comments Feature, News