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Jamaica Ranked No.1 in The Caribbean on the 2024 World Press Freedom Index

In a significant leap forward, Jamaica has ascended eight places in the latest World Press

Shadow Shadow May 5, 2024

Bounty Killer’s Official Instagram Account Restored After Nearly One Year of Deactivation

The official Instagram account of dancehall icon Bounty Killer has been restored after a

Jay Savage Jay Savage April 30, 2024

Police Shutdown Protoje’s ‘Lost In Time Festival’: Entertainment Community Reacts With Outrage

The Jamaican entertainment community is reeling from what they perceive as yet

Shadow Shadow February 25, 2024

Queen Ifrica Tackles Vybz Kartel Appeal, Bob Marley Biopic and the Black Family in New Social Media Rant

In a candid Instagram Live session, renowned reggae songstress Queen Ifrica enlightened her fans

J Small J Small February 14, 2024

Buju Banton’s Riveting Speech Ignites Controversy and Praise at Marcus Garvey Celebration

Reggae and dancehall music have long been platforms for social commentary addressing

Shadow Shadow August 23, 2023

Attorney Isat Buchanan on Vybz Kartel’s Case: “Government must fix the prisons before they fix their pockets”

During a recent almost ten-minute-long interview with renowned broadcaster and entertainment journalist

Shadow Shadow June 17, 2023

Politicians to Get Massive Salary Increase: Curly Loxx Blasts Government for Lack of Humanity

Outspoken entertainer and Podcaster Patrick 'Curly Loxx' Gaynor, of the renowned duo Twin of

Shadow Shadow May 17, 2023

Chronic Law join forces with U.S Producers for “Gangstas Prayer,” as work continues on his Sophomore Album

Chronic Law, one of the most popular dancehall artists from the current

Shadow Shadow March 4, 2023

Music Industry Protest: US Immigration Fees Set to Rise by Over 250% for Foreign Musicians!

The United States government is making headlines once again as it reveals

Shadow Shadow February 28, 2023

Jamaica’s Cultural and Creative Industries generates a whopping US$2.2 billion in earnings

Jamaica's cultural and creative industries generated a whopping US$2.2 billion in earnings

Shadow Shadow February 20, 2023

Bugle, Tanya Stephens, Laa Lee deliver, Frankie upbeat about Festival’s future as Government and Corporate to make Major Investment

Following last Saturday's staging of the annual "Essence of Reggae Music Festival"

Shadow Shadow February 8, 2023

Minister encourages Churches to provide more support for Jamaica’s Reggae Gospel Industry

Jamaica's Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Hon. Olivia "Babsy" Grange, has

Shadow Shadow February 1, 2023

Sprint Legend Usain Bolt defrauded of over a Billion in retirement funds: Baby Cham Speaks Out

On Monday, dancehall star Cham (aka Baby Cham) took to social media to voice

Shadow Shadow January 17, 2023

Government announces Health Insurance Scheme for Reggae and Dancehall Creatives in Jamaica

In 2017, Minister of Entertainment and Culture Olivia "Babsy" Grange spoke at the funeral

Shadow Shadow December 26, 2022

Valiant Fires Back at Government Minister Robert Morgan: “Don’t Call Me Nuh Dunce Head”

Following criticism levelled against his viral hit "Dunce Cheque" by Government minister Robert

Shadow Shadow November 12, 2022

Viliant Surpasses the Million Mark after Trading Insults with Brysco on Social Media

A few days after trading insults on social media with "Code" deejay Brysco,

Shadow Shadow November 12, 2022

Olivia Grange: “You Won’t Last” Minister Warns Dancehall Artists About Violent and Scamming Songs

Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia "Babsy" Grange is cautioning emerging dancehall

Shadow Shadow November 10, 2022

Government Minister Takes Aim At Dancehall, “When Did Dunce Become Fashionable?”

When did dunce become fashionable? When did becoming a thief become fashionable?

Shadow Shadow November 8, 2022

“Some of The Music You Hear Here When You Go To Jamaica, You Don’t Hear it” – Guyana’s Opposition Leader

Following a recent concert featuring soca great Machel Montano and Jamaican dancehall stars Skillibeng and Spice, Guyana's

Shadow Shadow October 13, 2022

ZJ Liquid: “Mi Nuh Really Too Deal With Dictatorship And Nobody Can Tell Me What To Do”

As the new rules governing the Jamaican airwaves take effect, additional entertainment

Shadow Shadow October 12, 2022

Chronic Law Remains Tight-lipped About Sophomore Album, Admits He Has Five Albums Recorded

Outputting a steady stream of songs in recent weeks, dancehall artiste Chronic Law is

Shadow Shadow October 10, 2022

Haile Selassie’s Grandson To Visit Jamaica This Month For Meeting With Senior Officials

His Imperial Highness, Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie, grandson of the late Emperor

Shadow Shadow October 3, 2022

Veteran Reggae Singer Ken Boothe Dispels Rumour Of Going Blind, Following Recent Performance

Veteran reggae crooner Ken Boothe has moved to dispel rumours that he

Shadow Shadow October 2, 2022

Marcus Garvey Museum Near Completion Says Culture & Entertainment Minister Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange

Construction of a museum to honour and memorialise Jamaica’s first National Hero,

Shadow Shadow August 19, 2022

Bugle, Munga Honourable, Jahmiel All Set For “Di Unit Sound” Anniversary Celebrations

After being postponed from its original date of June 25 due to

Shadow Shadow August 10, 2022

Former Jamaican Beauty Queen Lisa Hanna To Exit Representational Politics

Former beauty queen turn politician Lisa Hanna, a member of Parliament for

Shadow Shadow August 10, 2022

Dancehall Star Agent Sasco To Receive Jamaica’s 6th Highest Honour

Dancehall luminary Agent Sasco formerly known as Assassin, will be one of

Shadow Shadow August 8, 2022

Bounty Killer Instagram Deactivated After Lashing Out at Police, Popcaan Lends Support

The official Instagram account of Bounty Killer has been deactivated again after

Shadow Shadow August 3, 2022

Popcaan Excites U.K’s Wireless Festival, Join Forces With American Rapper Lil Durk

Still in the United Kingdom, embattled dancehall star Popcaan delivered a pair

Shadow Shadow July 11, 2022

Jamaican Government Refutes Popcaan’s Claims Amid U.K. Immigration Woes

The Jamaican Government is renouncing claims that it has issued directives to

Shadow Shadow July 6, 2022

No Bail For Persons Charged With Murder or Gun Crimes, Government Tables New Bail Act

As more members of the entertainment fraternity and the wider society find

Shadow Shadow June 9, 2022

Bounty Killers Says He Will Not Be Silenced After Official Instagram Account Disappears

Bounty Killer, dancehall luminary and one of the genre's most outspoken advocates,

Shadow Shadow May 18, 2022
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