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Atlantic Records Drops Reggae Artist Sean Paul

After a decade-long relationship that produced a string of hit singles and two platinum albums, Atlantic Records has parted ways with deejay Sean Paul.

Rumours that the label had dropped the Grammy-winning artiste have made the rounds in recent weeks. Craig Kallman, chairman and CEO of Atlantic…

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Added by O.G. on October 1, 2014 at 4:02pm — No Comments

Sam Smith Approves Of Romain Virgo's Reggae Version Of "Stay With Me" [Video]

British soul singer Sam Smith has given Jamaican reggae act Romain Virgo the thumbs up for his cover of Stay With Me. The single is from Smith's debut album In the Lonely Hour released in May.

BBC1 Extra radio disc jock DJ Toddla T brought the song's attention to Smith. After listening to Virgo's…

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Added by O.G. on October 1, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Gaza Slim Aka Vanessa Bling Free To Travel [Receives Her Passport Back]

Gaza Slim kisses her passport after it was returned to her.

Tears flowed freely down the face of dancehall star Gaza Slim on Wednesday, as she exited the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court.

Moments earlier, she had been told that the Crown was no longer pursuing the perverting the…

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Added by O.G. on October 1, 2014 at 3:47pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Dodges A Bullet. Charges Against He & Gaza Slim In Conspiracy Case Dropped

Vybz Kartel has one less legal trouble to worry about after prosecutors dropped a conspiracy case against him.

Kartel and his two co-accused Gaza Slim and Andre Henry were back in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court today.…

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Added by O.G. on September 25, 2014 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Chronixx, Tarrus Riley, Alkaline & Popcaan Nominated For Best Reggae Act @ 2014 MOBO Awards

Chronixx, Tarrus Riley, Alkaline, Popcaan and Stylo G are nominees for the Best Reggae Act at this year’s MOBO Awards.

The nominations were announced yesterday in London. The 19th staging of the event takes place October 22 in that city at the SSE Arena, Wembley.

Stylo G, who hails from Spanish…

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Added by O.G. on September 25, 2014 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Apple Pulls iOS 8 After Numerous Complaints

Apple’s intended 2014 takeover has experience far too many bumps in the road than their technological highway would have liked to allow.

The recently released iPhone 6 is…

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Added by O.G. on September 24, 2014 at 7:18pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel Case Postponed. Here Are The Latest Photos Of The Deejay

Kingston, Jamaica – The perverting the course of justice case against entertainer Vybz Kartel and his two co-accused has been rescheduled to Wednesday, September 24.

Today’s date was set last week after attorney Tom Tavares-Finson complained about discrepancies between what a witness has in his…

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Added by O.G. on September 23, 2014 at 3:19pm — No Comments

Dr. Dre Tops Forbes "Cash Kings 2014" List. Find Out Who Else Made It

Dr. Dre $620 Mill, Jay Z $60 Mill, Diddy $60Mill, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis $32 Mill,  and  Kanye West $30.

Earlier this year Apple …

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Added by O.G. on September 23, 2014 at 2:29pm — No Comments

ZJ Wah Wa To Plead Guilty To Scamming

Zip Fm disc jockey ZJ Wah Wa plans to change his plea to guilty when he returns to Federal District Court in North Dakota on September 25.

ZJ Wah Wa, whose given name is Deon-ville O'Hara, is charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracy. He pleaded…

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Added by O.G. on September 20, 2014 at 12:15pm — No Comments

New Music: Damian "Jr. Gong" Marley - Hard Work

Brand…

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Added by O.G. on September 18, 2014 at 8:59pm — No Comments

Foota Hype Leaves Downsound Records, Upset With Songs Ishawna Released Under Label Following Breakup

Prominent sound system selector and producer, Foota Hype says he has severed all ties with Downsound Records after nearly three years with…

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Added by O.G. on September 17, 2014 at 5:54pm — No Comments

Bob Marley "Legend" Album Top 5 On Billboard Chart

Reggae band Bob Marley and the Wailers has finally hit the top ten of the Billboard chart, with their highest-selling album, Legend. The…

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Added by O.G. on September 13, 2014 at 12:38pm — No Comments

New Music: Vybz Kartel - Ignite the World

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Added by O.G. on September 9, 2014 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Jeezy's "Seen It All: The Autobiography" #1 Rap Album - Over 100K Sold

When the final numbers are tabulated for this weeks album sales, rapper Young Jeezy will have the number #1 Rap album (Seen It All) in the country.  He'll be number #2 overall behind international superstars Maroon 5.  

Congrats to Jeezy!…

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Added by O.G. on September 9, 2014 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Lil Kim Drops "Hard Core" Mixtape Cover Artwork

Brooklyn raptress Lil Kim is gearing up for the release of her comeback Hard Core mixtape. And today, she unveiled the cover art…

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Added by O.G. on September 9, 2014 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Multi Media Personality Nikki Z's Social Impact Recognized By Hip Hop Legend LL Cool J

Worldwide (MPR Consulting) - Dubbed the Caribbean Ryan Seacrest, popular media maven Nikki Z social media impact is evident in…

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Added by O.G. on September 9, 2014 at 3:02pm — No Comments

Apple Introduces New iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus [Video]

Apple has introduced the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, which Apple CEO Tim…

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Added by O.G. on September 9, 2014 at 2:46pm — No Comments

Alexander Wang's Spring Collection Was Inspired by Air Jordans and Classic Kicks #NYFW

Alexander Wang's spring 2015 runway show yesterday was a technicolor marriage between streetwear and evening wear. The strength of this collection was in its textures rather than its silhouettes: the shapes were unintimidating…

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Added by O.G. on September 8, 2014 at 9:43pm — No Comments

Rihanna And Bobby Shmurda Chillin At NYFW Party

Is Bobby Shmurda having the best summer ever or what? After a trio of videos (below) of the one and only Rihanna performing his Shmoney Dance #yachtedition --…

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Added by O.G. on September 8, 2014 at 9:34pm — No Comments

"Take It Easy" Singer Hopeton Lewis Passes Away

Hopeton Lewis, the singer reputed to have recorded the first Rocksteady song, died at his home in Brooklyn, New York last evening. He was 66 years old.

Lewis is best known for the 1966 hit ‘Take it Easy’ which heralded the Rocksteady sound. The beat was slower than the Ska which it followed.

Rocksteady, which…

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Added by O.G. on September 6, 2014 at 12:00am — No Comments

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