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The lyrical mastermind that which is Vybz Kartel has dropped another staggering track. The official audio tilted Tony Montanna was debuted on the artiste’s VEVO page February 16th and have already racked up over hundreds of thousands of views, which appear to be rapidly increasing on a per minute basis. In true Kartel style, the deejay […]

Vybz Kartel took some shots at MVP deejays Mavado, Alkaline, and Jahmiel. Vybz Kartel reps dancehall with every muscle in his body and has been doing so since he stepped on to the scene in 1993. The dancehall Pharoah decided to share a throwback video of himself as he stepped outside of the airport in […]

Ding Dong is adding some Soca flavour to his catalog. Ding Dong is the latest Dancehall artiste to lend their vocals to a Soca beat with his latest track, “Run Up And Down.” The track comes days after Olympian Usain Bolt announced his feature on the remix of a track with Ultimate Rejects. Ding Dong […]

Dancehall deejay Praj-X was found dead in St. Catherine, Jamaica, yesterday. The family of dancehall artist Praj-X, whose real name is Peter Porter, is in shambles after being alerted by the police that the deejay was found dead in Spanish Town. According to Praj-X’s manager Andrew Powell who spoke with Jamaica STAR, the last thing […]

Alkaline got some more new music out. Mr. Vendetta, The Manhimself, Alkaline, has dropped a brand new track titled, “Gladdest Night.” Vendetta fans are thrilled to know that January 2020 has not yet finished, and they have already been hit with two new tracks from Alkaline, aka Young Lawd. The new track is an ode […]

Mavado and Jahmiel hit back at Vybz Kartel. The Gaza/Gully beef may be a bit dormant, but the elements/persons who were involved in the combustible concoction are still active and are still taking jabs at each other. The initial beef started with Mavado and Vybz Kartel, but the Gaza army formed a united front, and […]

Source: The Gleaner Published: Friday | December 27, 2019 | 12:05 AM by Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer. The standard and sound of reggae music have definitely changed over the past 10 years, says Wayne ‘Unga Barunga’ Thompson, well-known producer and one half of the drum-and-bass duo, Notis Heavyweight Rockaz. “The new generation of artistes and producers […]

Jamaican born and bred Busy Signal has merged fire with Afro B for a hilarious video for ‘100%’. 100% is fiery song mixed with Afro B’s afrowave style. On making the song, Busy Signal says “It was great to link up with my brother Afro B on the song. And we made this one for […]

Vybz Kartel is gearing up to release a new album, and sadly, “Exiled Pharoah” will have to wait. Sources confirmed with Urban Islandz that Vybz Kartel’s new project has been renamed to “To Tanesha” and it is set for a January 10, 2020 release date. This album will follow other Vybz Kartel projects such as, […]

WHAT IS REGGAE SUMFEST REGGAE SUMFEST HISTORY Reggae Sumfest was birthed in 1993 by fathers Johnny Gourzong and Robert Russell. The inspiration for Sumfest came from the downward spiral of a former local festival, Reggae Sunsplash. As Reggae Sunsplash eventually died out, Gourzong and Russell imagined an even greater reggae event— one with bigger names, […]