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“The Harder They Come” Remake Set For 2012 Release

“The Harder They Come” Remake Set For 2012 Release

The remake of “The Harder They Come” is schedule to hit the big screen in 2012. Filming of the classic Jamaican urban drama movie is schedule to begin later this year. Part of the film will be shot on locations in Jamaica and London. Casting of the film is now […]

by April 19, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Police Pulled Plug On Vybz Kartel

Police Pulled Plug On Vybz Kartel

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: Dancehall Hero Vybz Kartel’s highly anticipated “Colouring Book” party was cancelled by law enforcement officials in Jamaica. A rep for the show told Urban Islandz that police instructed them to postponed the event because of public safety concerns. “We were told by high rank police personel to […]

by April 18, 2011 0 comments News
England Stalled QQ

England Stalled QQ

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: Rising dancehall star QQ was earlier this week barred from entering the United Kingdom due to legal circumstances involving his father/manager Joseph ‘GQ’ Dawkins. According to Dawkins, QQ was deny entry into England due to some past legal issues. “What really happen is that QQ was suppose […]

by April 15, 2011 0 comments News, Top Stories
Alison Hinds For South Coast Carnival

Alison Hinds For South Coast Carnival

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: Soca queen Alison Hinds is enlisted to bring more vibe to the South Coast Jamaica Carnival. Alison Hinds, who rocked Mobay on the weekend, has been confirmed for the festival set for Roye’s Plaza in Junction, St Elizabeth, on April 24. “I am looking forward to coming […]

by April 12, 2011 0 comments News
Shaggy Honoured With International Humanitarian Award

Shaggy Honoured With International Humanitarian Award

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: Reggae/Dancehall artiste Shaggy was honoured on the weekend for his humanitarian work. Shaggy, whose real name is Orville Burrell, was awarded the 2011 ‘International Humanitarian Award’ by the American Friends of Jamaica at their 7th Annual Peacock Soiree held at Jungle Island, Miami Florida on Saturday. The […]

by April 12, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Digital Music Sales Inch Up In The Region

Digital Music Sales Inch Up In The Region

URBAN ISLANDZ NEWS: The combined music sales in the Caribbean region saw an increase of 1.2 per cent to US$8.8 million in 2010 over 2009. The increase in sales is mostly driven by a boast in the ringtone market, as more consumers are using smartphones. According to data released by […]

by April 11, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Out The Gate Opens In New York May 13th

Out The Gate Opens In New York May 13th

Far I Films has announced May 13th as the opening date for the gritty Jamaican action/drama motion picture ‘Out the Gate’ in New York City. Showing in National Amusement Multiplex Cinemas and AMC Theatres, the highly anticipated feature has the distinction of being the first Caribbean movie to have a […]

by April 10, 2011 0 comments Feature, News
Chaka Demus And Pliers To Release New Album

Chaka Demus And Pliers To Release New Album

Reggae veterans Chaka Demus and Pliers are set to release their upcoming album which should hit shelves soon. Pliers said the album will be one of the best Reggae LP out of Jamaica. “We are currently working on what might be one of the best reggae albums in Jamaica. The […]

by April 8, 2011 0 comments News