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Kartel and Co-accused Wishing to Be Home for Christmas

Vybz Kartel and his co-convicts are hoping they will spend Christmas at home. Bert Samuels the lawyer who represents Shawn Storm who is one of Kartel’s co-accused is saying his client is anxious and optimistic, he believes the verdict will be read before the year ends. It has been 1 year and 6 months since the judges have been deliberating and he can’t wait to re-join his family. The lawyer believes his client’s right to a fair trial was prejudiced by some factors. Evidence was allegedly contaminated and still admitted during the 17-week trial. A Blackberry message that was lifted from the deejay’s mobile phone was the chief contaminated evidence. The trial for the killing of Clive ’Lizard’ Williams lasted for 65 days and Kartel and his co-accused Kahira Jones, Shawn Storm and Andre St John were found guilty in 2014.

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Bitter Sweet GRAMMY Nomination for Julian Marley Who Mourns Daughter’s Passing

Triumph and Tragedy mark significant chapters in a person’s life. Economic status, race or creed doesn’t exclude one of loss. For Julian Marley, 2019 has run the gamut of emotions, and tested his faith beyond boundaries. After nearly a decade since his last studio album, the multi-talented accomplished musician and vocalist recently released in January 2019 his fourth full length-album “As I Am” which followed up with an intercontinental tour. Although the latter should have been a period of excitement, Julian and his family were in the midst of fighting for the life of his daughter who had recently been diagnosed with a brain tumor. The release of his new album meant to go on the road, and after much reflection and belief that the battle would be won, Julian followed cue to his father’s path and trodded on delivering his music to the masses. Soon-after he cancelled all engagements …

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Chronic Law’s Email, IG and Youtube Page Hacked!

Reports are that couple pages of chronic law were hacked after an anonymous hacker found out the password to his email. After logging into Chronic Law’s email the hacker then went on to change the passwords to his social media pages including his IG and youtube accounts, the ones that he is most active on. While the hacker did not seem to put up anything misleading, the hacker instead is deleting contents and asking for a reported $10,000 USD to return the accounts. “Last night, mi forward in and realize say dem hack mi email, and ah say mi fi pay dem $10,000 US fi get it back and then now dem a remove mi video dem one by one from YouTube, dem all a send mi video as dem a delete it. De man dem a try mash up mi career,” a frustrated Chronic Law told Loop News reporter …

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Nicki Minaj’s legal battle with musician “Tracy Chapman”

The Self-proclaimed Queen of Rap Nicki Minaj recently scored a small victory in her legal battle with Tracy Chapman. It has been a long battle since the release of her last album “Queen” in 2018. The track that was titled “Sorry” had a sample from Tracy Chapman’s single “Baby can I hold you tonight” that she released in 1998. Nicki had to wait for the sample to be cleared, so the album was released with the song Nas was featured in was missing from the tracklist. The song was not played while Nicki visited Funkmaster Flex at Hot 97 as she promoted the project, even though it was not on the album, because Tracy never gave permission to Nicki to use her sample. Nicki and Flex were still named in a copyright infringement lawsuit. Even though it looked as if Nicki and the host a judge ruled in favour of …

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Jada Kingdom now Beefing With Young M.A.

About a week ago Jada Kingdom told her fans on her story that she was emotional about them. Even though she was in the studio recording, Jada still announced the “Mad and Bad” or the “MAB label”…and yes! A “Kingdom Mab” mi start call unu caz unu MAD AND BAD NUH F**k plus it ties in with the “mob” I know y’all get it #KingdomMab,” Kingdom wrote on Instagram. on the other hand Young M.A. took to IG and wrote ““So to all my day 1’s to anyone who ever supported me and still supports me, you are now officially part of ‘The Mabster,’” Young M.A. wrote. “We are officially family! Welcome to The “MAB” (MOB).”” Jada is now calling out Young M.A. because he/she dubbed her fanbase “MABsters” following her announcement. The American Platinum-selling recording Rapper, Young M.A. and Jada Kingdom are now beefing on Instagram. It is alleged …

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New Music from Buju Banton and Popcaan

Are you ready for new Music from the dancehall stars Buju Banton and Popcaan? Buju Banton and Popcaan recently linked up in a studio and confirmed that they will be doing a collaboration together. The entertainers and Reggae/Dancehall fans showed their excitement about the forthcoming single right away. @bujuofficial posted “Stay tune fi the fire tune” and Popcaan uploaded to Instagram on Wednesday a captioned photo of the Gargamel. Industry players were in a frenzy and Macka Diamond, Dre Island, Spice and other artistes left many comments on the posts.

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Mavado’s Son Murder Trial Update

Mavado’s teenage son will be spending Christmas behind bars. The bail application was denied again when he appeared on Wednesday before the Home Circuit Court. Mavado whose given name is David Brooks has a teenage son that was charged jointly with 23-year-old Andre Hines for the murder of Lorenzo Thomas on June 5, 2018 in Cassava Piece, St Andrew. They both were charged with arson, illegal possession of firearm and ammunition, shooting with intent and conspiracy to murder. February 18th, is the date that is set for him to return to court for case management. There was also an allegation that the teenager had given his co-accused Hinds an order, to behead the victim. The teenager appeared in the Corporate Area Criminal Court and denied the allegation last year. Even though the witness statement that was given to the police was this, “Memba di boss want him head” and Thomas’ …

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Bounty Killer’s IG Page Hacked!

Veteran dancehaller Bounty Killer is the latest Jamaican celebrity to be hacked, Killer’s verified account which has over 400k followers is now selling shoes and renamed to “Enes Demir”. After finding out that he was hacked Bounty created a new IG account and posted the following ““DI BATTY B***H WITCH FISH DEM A TRY CULTIVATE MI WRATH😂😅🤣,”. All of the Killer’s photos and written contents(identity) were removed by the hacker. Notably Dancer Renee six thirty’s page was hacked by Ivany however this time it would appear that Bounty’s account was hacked by someone overseas. See the hacked page below EARLIER… Rodney Price aka Bounty Killer the consummate social entrepreneur and philanthropist who gives back to communities and he was recognized by the University of Technology in Jamaica. For Bounty Killer the recognition meant a lot to him as he was not able to finish school. He is always looking at …

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Koffee Nominated for Reggae Grammy

Koffee 2020

The nominees for the Best Reggae Album category of the 62nd Grammy awards are ‘Rapture’ by Koffee; ‘As I Am’ by Julian Marley, ‘Mass Manipulation’ by Steel Pulse, ‘More Work to be done’ by Third World and “The Final Battle: Sly & Robbie vs Roots Radics. Koffee who is the youngest solo Reggae act to have ever been nominated in the category. Has five songs that was included in “Rapture” and they were truly powerful; they met the necessary requirements that made them eligible to be nominated. The young artiste who seemed to pop up out of nowhere, has enjoyed huge success, and even replaced Vybz Kartel as the Jamaican artiste with the most streams outside the island. The streaming service YouTube reported that Koffee’s ‘Toast’ holds the number one spot. It is the most streamed single with 3.91 million streams over the past 12 months. “Blessing” by Tommy Lee …

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Shaggy Still Giving to Bustamante Hospital After Gleaner Controversy

Even though Shaggy was busy with the Disney event in which he was playing Sebastian the Jamaican crab in “The Little Mermaid” in the US. He had the controversy about the money he raised at the “Shaggy and Friends Foundation” to deal with, as a Gleaner article had caused people to question his integrity. However, the money that was set aside for the expansion of the intensive care unit (ICU) was at the Scotiabank as the chairman at the hospital Dr. Kenneth Benjamin planned to partner with the foundation to build a three-story building to treat more patients. The Jamaican-American ambassador for Reggae-dancehall music all over the world was affected negatively by the controversy and was even more hurt when his 11-year-old daughter asked him if he would be going to clear his name by talking the truth about the funds that were raised at the last “Shaggy and Friends” …

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