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Reggae Star Buju Banton Granted New Appeal Hearing

KINGSTON, Jamaica — A lawyer for convicted Jamaican reggae star Buju Banton says a U.S. federal appellate court has agreed to hear his appeal.

The Grammy-winning singer is serving a 10-year sentence for convictions on cocaine conspiracy and trafficking charges stemming from a 2009 arrest. He was convicted in 2011…

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Added by O.G. on August 20, 2014 at 5:14am — No Comments

Nicki Minaj Striptease Drake In New "Anaconda" Video [Photos]

Nicki Minaj and Drake have had a flirty relationship in public for years, and it looks like that legacy is going to continue in the new “Anaconda” video.



Nicki posted a string of photos on Instagram on Monday (August 18) while previewing the video, which is set to drop on Wednesday. In the stills, the Young Money Queen is all over Drake. And though he’s…

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Added by O.G. on August 18, 2014 at 5:10pm — No Comments

New Book Explores The Attempted Assassination Of Bob Marley

Ever since his 2005 debut, John Crow’s Devil, Minneapolis-based author and Macalester College professor Marlon James has used his novels to delve into the history of his native Jamaica. His past books focused on slavery and religion, but his new novel, A Brief History of Seven…

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Added by O.G. on August 12, 2014 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Rihanna Get's Wild In W Magazine Photo Shoot

She's not one to hide her wild side.

But Rihanna took it to a whole new level for September's W…

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Added by O.G. on August 11, 2014 at 3:09pm — No Comments

Vybz Kartel & Gaza Slim Conspiracy Trial Begin Today

The conspiracy trial of popular deejay, Vybz Kartel is expected to begin today in the Corporate Area Resident…

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Added by O.G. on August 11, 2014 at 2:19pm — No Comments

HAPPY 52ND INDEPENDENCE DAY TO JAMAICA

Jamaica attained full independence from the United Kingdom in 1962.  

The current Prime Minister of Jamaica is Portia Simpson-Miller…

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Added by O.G. on August 6, 2014 at 1:09pm — No Comments

Nicki Minaj Covers Fader Magazine [Photos]

Nicki Minaj’s trademark cackle echoes across the room, bouncing off the glass walls and 20-foot ceiling of a giant photo studio on Sunset Boulevard. Her voice dips into a booming, deep register: “MontAAAAAna!” she menaces, like a father who’s just discovered contraband in his son’s bedroom. Then the song…

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Added by O.G. on August 6, 2014 at 11:43am — No Comments

Dancehall Artist Mr. Glamarus Releases New Song Entitled "Summer Swing" Ft. Flexxx

With the summer in full swing, up-and-coming singer Mr Glamarus is hoping his latest effort will be among the song favorites.

His offering, Summer Swing, is a collaborative effort with dancehall artiste Flexxx.

"Summer Swing is a fun song. As the name suggests, it has the summer vibe and flavour that just…

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Added by O.G. on August 4, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

New Music: Beyonce Ft. Nicki Minaj - Flawless (Remix)

New…

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Added by O.G. on August 3, 2014 at 3:06pm — No Comments

New Music: DJ Khaled Ft. Remy Ma - They Don't Love You No More (Remix)

DJ Khaled wasted no time getting Remy Ma in the studio.  Well he cooked up this remix featuring Remy and the…

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Added by O.G. on August 3, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

New Music: Kushface Records & Nolanding Music" Presents "REBEL ROCK RIDDIM"

Kushface…

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Added by O.G. on August 2, 2014 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Remy Ma Prison Release Delayed

Despite reports that the rapper was released from prison, Remy Ma is reportedly still in prison, according to REVOLT.

"An official at Bedford Hills Correctional facility informed REVOLT that Remy…

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Added by O.G. on July 31, 2014 at 3:55pm — No Comments

Chronixx NPR Interview - "The Industry Doesn't Respect Our Culture; They Try To Give It A Pop Image"

Summertime bodes well for reggae music. The genre's biggest crossover moves — from Sean Paul to I Wayne — have been made during the balmier months, when Americans relax enough to stretch the geographical limits of our soundtracks. This…

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Added by O.G. on July 30, 2014 at 9:13pm — No Comments

Chronixx "Dread & Terrible" Album Sales Increase After Tonight Show Appearance

Kingston,Jamaica -- One week after performing on NBC’sTonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, reggae singer Chronixx experienced a sales boost for his EP Dread & Terrible and the song Here Comes Trouble.

Dread & Terrible, which was released in April, sold 2,092 copies since last July 22 (when…

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Added by O.G. on July 30, 2014 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Rapper Future To Collaborate With Dancehall Artist - Guess Who?

A week or so ago, Future wrapped up his sprawling Honest tour. Presented by PUMA, it took him through 45 days of performing to noisy, riled-up crowds in dozens of cities and towns across the…

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Added by O.G. on July 28, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

New Book Highlights The Origins Of Jamaica's "Sound System Culture"

Back in April, the Sonos Studio in Los Angeles announced the introduction of a ground-breaking exhibition highlighting the sound system element of Jamaican music culture. Now, just a few months later, the country's sound systems are back in the spotlight, following the publication of a …

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Added by O.G. on July 28, 2014 at 2:32pm — No Comments

Chronixx Brings Out Massive Crowd To NYC-Central Park - Including Rock & Roll HOF'er Mick Jagger

"Here comes trouble...." Fresh off the heels of a successful debut on US mainstream tv, The Tonight Show Reggae artist Chronixx pulled off a massive showing in…

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Added by O.G. on July 28, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Aidonia To Launch "One Voice" Clothing Line

Fresh from a scintillating performance at the recently concluded Reggae Sumfest in Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, dancehall star Aidonia is set to launch his new clothing line within the coming…

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Added by O.G. on July 26, 2014 at 1:40pm — No Comments

New Music: StarrChizzy - Hot Nigga (Remix) #ShMoney

Female rapper StarrChizzy…

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Added by O.G. on July 26, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Nicki Minaj Sexy Artwork For Single "Anaconda"

 Nicki Minaj released this Smooth magazine-inspired cover for her upcoming single…

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Added by O.G. on July 25, 2014 at 3:20pm — No Comments

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