New York-based singer Tega is on a major push to roll out a number of commercially friendly songs this Christmas to capitalize on her recent single, Cant Hold Me Down .
"I have been getting a lot of positive feedback for the video so far. Can't hold me down has been making its move through the airwaves not only in Jamaica and New York but has become very popular in England, Canada, Boston, Florida. I'm set for a show next in… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 27, 2010 at 12:30pm —
Chan Dizzy: It was from high school. I used to be on a sound system as a disc jock, and I was always talking on the mic. I used to be clashing at school as well. So, after school I decided to do it professionally. So, I started hanging around studios, did some engineering and writing… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 26, 2010 at 2:40pm —
JERUSALEM (AFP) — Scantily clad women writhing to the beat are part of the formula for almost any music video, but rapper Shyne prefers to see women more modestly attired, preferably with their arms and hair covered.
That might make him a minority of one in the rap world, but as a black Orthodox Jew who comfortably sports an outfit that has its basis in 19th century eastern Europe, Shyne has no qualms about being… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 26, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Ok this is borderline soft porn. This past Sunday at the American Music Awards Rihanna cupped Nicki Minaj's ass on stage in front of millions. Last night at the Hammerstein Ballroom Rihanna did it again. This time she used too hands grabbed it like a dude.... Whoa! Watch the video for yourself.…
Many eyes were on the Sting ladies as they moved to the beat at the launch of the 2010 staging at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel, New Kingston, on Tuesday evening. - Mel Cooke photo
In past years, a 'Warriors' category on a Sting concert would mean a clash was definitely in the making, but not at the 27th staging, which takes place at Jam World on December 26. This is even as Bounty Killer, Beenie Man and Vybz Kartel, which has proved a… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 25, 2010 at 6:45pm —
Early prognostications from industry gurus are pointing to a very handsome first week for Kanye West's new "My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy." Sources say the set could sell perhaps 550,000 by week's end on Sunday, Nov. 28, easily securing it a No. 1 bow on the Billboard 200 next week.
Wyclef Jean is accused of ripping off a beat from the '90s rap group Blahzay Blahzay and using it on his album back in 2007 -- and now the group wants $2 million to make things right.
The two founding members of Blahzay² have re-filed their lawsuit in NY, claiming 'Clef reached out to them before "Carnival" was released and asked for permission to sample their hit "Danger"… Continue
Added by O.G. on November 24, 2010 at 2:00pm —
He is riding high on the charts locally and abroad but Khago admitted yesterday that he is yet to do a show overseas.
"Mi nuh fly yet," he said while smiling.
"Mi manager nuh tek none a dem. Him a wait till after Sting. A Banky dat enuh, a him deal wid Shabba ting so him know weh him a do. Him nuh waan mi go up deh wid one song. Wi nuh move yet enuh. Mi just a gwaan build up… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 24, 2010 at 1:17pm —
Reggae singer/songwriter Etana returns with her highly anticipated sophomore album 'Free Expressions' in February 2011 from VP Records.
In a release sent to THE STAR, VP Records explained that before her new studio effort hits the shelves, they are releasing a digital EP Free, which features three of her current hits that are also included on the album. The digital EP drops on December 7, to satisfy fans during the wait for… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 24, 2010 at 1:12pm —
An Arizona judge on Wednesday denied bail for rapper DMX, keeping him jailed on charges that he violated probation by using drugs, court officials said.
The 39 year-old rapper, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested Thursday for probation violations that included using cocaine and Oxycontin, failing to submit to drug testing and counseling, and driving with a suspended license.
AIDONIA, Wayne Marshall and QQ were all very well received, but the crowd that gathered in Falmouth's Water Square for the Trelawny leg of LIME's Christmas Pon Di Remix Roadshow Tour had clearly come to see Movado.
Crowds surrounded the bus carrying the popular entertainer and his entourage when it arrived at the location as the concert was building to its climax. The DJ went directly from the bus to the stage where Aidonia, ended… Continue
Added by O.G. on November 24, 2010 at 12:57pm —
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – The number of reported cases of cholera in Haiti is now approaching 50,000, but health experts have cautioned that the figure could be higher because data on the epidemic has not been received from some rural communities, a United Nations official has said.
Nigel Fisher, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator for Haiti, said that epidemiologists in the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) – the regional arm of… Continue
Added by rugu rockstar on November 24, 2010 at 8:58am —