O.G.'s Blog – July 2011 Archive (47)

Passengers Safe After A Caribbean Airline Plane Crashed In Guyana

The 157 passengers and six crew members aboard a Caribbean Airlines plane were safe after it crashed at the airport in Georgetown, Guyana, Saturday morning, the government said.

The incident happened at about 1:30 a.m. at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport.

For reasons under investigation, the plane was… Continue

Added by O.G. on July 30, 2011 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Beenie Man On His Way Back To The U.S.

Numerous media outlets in Jamaica are reporting that Grammy award winning superstar Beenie Man was awarded a 10 year visa this morning in Kingston, JA.  The visa will allow him to travel to the United States.

 

Beenie Man and many top dancehall artistes have been unable to travel to the US for over a…

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Added by O.G. on July 29, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

U2's '360' Tour Has Grossed A Whopping $736,137,344!

Tomorrow night in Moncton, N.B., U2 will perform the 110th and final show of its monster 360 tour, wrapping up not only epic technological and musical achievements, but also going into the history books as the biggest tour ever.

 

When the final numbers are tallied, U2 360 will record a gross of $736,137,344 and…

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Added by O.G. on July 29, 2011 at 7:13pm — 1 Comment

I-Octane Won't Perform At Capleton's Annual "St.Mary Mi Come From" Show

After much speculation, veteran dancehall deejay Capleton has confirmed that conscious singer I-Octane will not be on the roster for his annual, 'St.Mary Mi Come From', set for…

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Added by O.G. on July 29, 2011 at 6:00pm — 1 Comment

Shyne Finds Salvation In Music & Reggae Singer Matisyahu

When Chasidic reggae singer Matisyahu played Jerusalem last month, he welcomed on stage a surprising guest - rapper Shyne, an ex-con and one-time protégé of hip-hop superstar,P Diddy.

Shyne made his name singing about violence and sexual exploits and then went to prison for nearly a decade after a night…

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Added by O.G. on July 28, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Mavado Arrested & Bailed on Assault Charges

Dancehall artiste Mavado was yesterday charged with two counts of assault occasioning bodily harm and malicious destruction of property after he surrendered himself to the Freeport police in the company of attorney-at-law Martyn Thomas.

He is out on bail.

Accompanied by his…

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Added by O.G. on July 28, 2011 at 7:33am — No Comments

Lauryn Hill: Ex-boyfriend Rohan Marley Is Not The Father Of My Baby

After the birth of her sixth child, Lauryn Hill wants to clear up two things: Rohan Marley didn't abandon her while she was pregnant, and he's not the…

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Added by O.G. on July 27, 2011 at 10:30pm — No Comments

Flava Unit Defeats Black Kat To Take Home Fullyloaded Champion Sound Title

Portmore based sound system Flava Unit over the weekend emerged champions of the sound system face-off after they handed veterans Black Kat a thorough trashing at the 2011 staging of Fullyloaded at the Go-Kart Track, Palisadoes.



Flava Unit a regular fixture at Prendy's on…

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Added by O.G. on July 27, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Macka Diamond Disses Tanto Blacks Over Cowfoot Tune

Veteran dancehall deejay Macka Diamond and dancer Shelly-Belly are currently embroiled in a verbal brawl with comedic entertainer Tanto Blacks over ownership of the new dance craze…

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Added by O.G. on July 27, 2011 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Khago Says "I Octane Needs To Stop Telling People Say Me & Him Good, Mi & Him No Good"

Despite recent attempts by conscious singer I-Octane to downplay the tension between him and fellow entertainer Khago. The 'Nah Sell My Friend Dem' singer was less than gracious in his interview…

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Added by O.G. on July 26, 2011 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Kelly Rowland On The Cover Of VIBE Magazine

Ms. Rowland bares it all on the cover of VIBE‘s Aug/Sept JUICE issue. In the issue she speaks on everything that has been going on lately in her life, as well as the past. Issue hits newsstands on August 16th. Her new album, Here I Am is in stores… Continue

Added by O.G. on July 26, 2011 at 2:34pm — No Comments

Basketball Wives (Video Of Tami Slapping Meka)

Last night, was the first time I’ve watched a Basketball Wives episode in it’s entirety this Season and it left me shaking my damn head. Is this what television has come to?? Most of the episode revolved around Tami having an issue with Meeka because of some things she said behind her back. Eventually, she…

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Added by O.G. on July 26, 2011 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Lauryn Hill Gives Birth To Her Sixth Child

Lauryn Hill welcomed her sixth child on Saturday, a source confirmed to Black Celebrity Kids.



Though "mother and baby…

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Added by O.G. on July 25, 2011 at 4:18pm — No Comments

Jay-Z & Kanye West Announce U.S. Tour Dates For "The Throne"

With their collaborative album Watch the Throne on the way,…

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Added by O.G. on July 25, 2011 at 3:33pm — No Comments

Toots & The Maytals To PlayAt Gathering Of The Vibes Fest Today

Gathering of the Vibes is an annual music, arts and camping festival now in its 16th year. Vibes has grown into a four-day festival that has featured such world-class talent as Crosby, Stills and Nash; all living members of the Grateful Dead; the Allman Brothers Band; James Brown;…

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Added by O.G. on July 24, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sean Kingston First Performance Since Accident [Video Inside]

Sean Kingston joined Nicki Minaj on stage at the American Airlines Arena in Miami, FL last night -- his first time performing since he was nearly killed in a…

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Added by O.G. on July 23, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Singer Amy Winehouse Found Dead

Amy Winehouse was found dead in her apartment in London today ... TMZ has confirmed.

A press release from the Metropolitan Police, which doesn't specifically name Winehouse, says:



"Police were called by London Ambulance…

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Added by O.G. on July 23, 2011 at 1:14pm — No Comments

New Music: Jay-Z & Kanye West- “Otis” [ Listen ]

Jay-Z & Kanye West release their first single off the highly anticipated collaboration album entitled ‘Watch The Throne’. One can only wonder will this album live up to the hype? The track “Otis” features a Otis Redding sample.  The beat is crazy! Jay-z and Kanye switch verses and boast about their cars, watches…

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Added by O.G. on July 21, 2011 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Ludacris Signs Long-Term Publishing Deal With Imagem

Imagem Music has signed Ludacris to a worldwide exclusive, long-term co-publishing agreement, the company told Billboard.biz exclusively today (July 20).



Ludacris - an actor, entrepreneur and philanthropist as well as a very distinctive, three-time-Grammy-winning rapper -- also is a prolific songwriter, the… Continue

Added by O.G. on July 21, 2011 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Lil Mama Breaks Down On The Breakfast Club Morning Show

Earlier today, Power 105.1fm’s The Breakfast Club gave rapper and America’s Best Dance Crew host Lil Mama, what they called ‘an intervention’. Withing a minute of the interview, Charlamagne wasted no time before he started taking jabs at her looks. “It’s like you,…

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Added by O.G. on July 20, 2011 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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