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Jimmy Cliff, Sean Paul Leads Reggae Grammy Nomination

Jimmy Cliff, Sean Paul Leads Reggae Grammy Nomination

Sean Paul and Jimmy Cliff are once again in the mix for another Grammy award. The dancehall superstar and the reggae icon are among the final list of veterans within the reggae community vying the Best Reggae Album Grammy in February 2013. Sean Paul’s latest album Tomahawk Technique saw poor […]

by December 6, 2012 4 comments Feature, News, Top Stories
Vybz Kartel Eyes First Grammy

Vybz Kartel Eyes First Grammy

Vybz Kartel could be the next artist out of dancehall to win a Grammy. The incarcerated deejay made the cut of 50 albums sent to the Grammy Academy which will then be trimmed down to five albums that will compete for Best Reggae Album at the 2012 Annual Grammy Awards […]

by November 12, 2012 13 comments Featured Stories, News, Top Stories
Nicki Minaj To Perform On Grammy Nominations Concert

Nicki Minaj To Perform On Grammy Nominations Concert

Rap diva Nicki Minaj is the latest big music star to be added to the lineup for “The GRAMMY Nominations Concert Live!! — Countdown to Music’s Biggest Night.” Minaj will also present during the one-hour CBS special, airing live on November 30 at 10 p.m. EST from the Nokia Theatre […]

by November 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
Lawyer Said Buju Banton Appeal Likely To Fail

Lawyer Said Buju Banton Appeal Likely To Fail

. width: 250 height: 304″>. David Rowe, a Miami base lawyer who said he advised Buju Banton to take a plea deal shortly after his arrest on cocaine charges in 2009, says it’s unlikely that the singer will succeed in an appeal against his conviction. In an interview with Radio […]

by February 24, 2011 2 comments Feature
The Many Faces Of Buju Banton Over The Years [Photo]

The Many Faces Of Buju Banton Over The Years [Photo]

Buju Banton is one of few artists who successfully made the transition from an hardcore dancehall deejay to a become a top roots reggae artist, with several hits plus a Grammy under his belt. Peep the many faces of Gargamel over the years below. [imagebrowser id=74]

by February 23, 2011 0 comments Celebrity, Photos