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DANCEHALL NEWS: Delus’ Funeral Service Set To Take Place On July 23
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Several weeks ago, we released the news of the death of reggae artist, Delus. Delus is also the brother of dancehall’s own, Konshens. Delus commited suicide in the bathroom of his Kingston home on June 22, 2016. His body was found by his girlfriend where she discovered that he took his own life with a gun. The funeral is set to be held on Saturday, July 23. It will be held at the Church of Resurrection on Dickens Avenue in...

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Thursday, 14 July 2016
DANCEHALL NEWS: Tommy Lee Sparta Wanted; Finally Turns Himself Into Police
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Last week, dancehall artist Tommy Lee Sparta was wanted by police.  Reports were being made that he was connected to a shooting that happened on Saunders Ave in Kingston 2.   Sparta was ordered to turn himself into the Elletson Road Police Station in Kingston 16 on or before Monday, July 4. Back in 2014, Sparta and his four cronies were taken into custody and charged for being connected to a lottery scam. He has since been released on $400,000 bail....

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Saturday, 09 July 2016
DANCEHALL NEWS: Mavado’s Son Shot And Almost Killed For Defending His Father
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The Gully God, better known to dancehall as Mavado, is going through it right now. His teenage son suffered a gun shot wound and is currently in the hospital being treated.  Officials say that he was shot over a week ago in Cassava Piece, St. Andrew, where Mavado was originally born and raised. Very little information has been released on what actually happened but Superintendent Stephanie Lindsay reports: “They have not received an official report from him as he is...

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Saturday, 09 July 2016
Beenie Man Issues Apology For Not Showing Up For Grand Cayman Show
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Beenie Man was scheduled to do a show out in the Grand Cayman on June 24th and never showed up. Shame on you, Moses. Ann Marie Logan, promoter for the Grand Cayman show, says she is out 25 grand, which she spent on the event. She is claiming that over 6,000 people were expected to attend the event. Beenie actually extended a heartfelt apology to Logan and the people of Grand Cayman for not showing up as they expected. He...

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Thursday, 07 July 2016
Lady Saw Set To Perform At The White House
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Lady Saw, better known these days as Minister Marion Hall, has gotten an opportunity of a lifetime. We hear that she will be performing at the White House tomorrow, June 24, 2016. According to Hype Life Magazine, “Marion Hall will be introducing King Adeyeye Ogunwusi of Nigeria and His Royal Majesty (King Adamley I) Dr Kingsley Fletcher, founding pastor of Life International, at the third Annual Caribbean & African International Leadership Conference & Awards Gala at the Eisenhower Executive Office...

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Friday, 24 June 2016
Why Did Konshens’ Brother Delus Commit Suicide?
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Yesterday (6/22), we were one of the first outlets to report (via Instagram) the death of reggae artist Delus, who just happens to be the brother of dancehall’s own, Konshens. Unfortunately, Delus, whose real name is Delmark Spence, took his own life early Wednesday (6/22) morning. His body was found in the bathroom of his Kingston home. Delus shot himself in the mouth right after he recorded a video about how incredibly stressed out he was. Days prior to his...

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Thursday, 23 June 2016
NEW VIDEO: Chinese Jordan by Dexta Daps
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Dancehall artist Dexta Daps has finally dropped the video for his single “Chinese Jordan.” Check it out below: (Chorus) Member a me build you up when mi see you did a bruk Now you hype true you f**k wid a likkle ni**a up But just wait till mi up You a go see a who a look You go cuss till you burst when mi foreigner touch down (Verse 1) Hey mi naw seh you nuh fi move on But nuh...

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Wednesday, 22 June 2016
Buju Banton Graduates In Prison With Masters Degree
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We have to extend a congratulations to Buju Banton on receiving his Masters Degree in Music Business Management. It’s been reported that Buju graduated on June 7, 2016 from the University of New York. Back in 2011 Buju told the Jamaica Observer that he was taking classes while doing his bid at Pinellas County Jail in Tampa, Florida. He made it clear that he would be finishing up with the degree program before he gets out of jail. Banton was...

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Wednesday, 15 June 2016
Mr. Vegas Airs Drake Out For Not Giving Dancehall The Credit It Deserves
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Mr. Vegas doesn’t seem very amused by Drizzy Drake lately. He sat down with Winford Williams of Onstage in an 8-minute rant about why he isn’t happy with the Canadian rapper and his most recent album. Mr. Tek Weh Yuhself says that Drake is reaping all the benefits from artists in Dancehall and is refusing to give them the credit they deserve.  Vegas says that he thinks that Drake is using other artists as “intro men.” His description of an intro...

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Wednesday, 08 June 2016
Lady Saw Says She’s Content With Her New Lease On Life
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Just six months ago Lady Saw converted to Christianity, dropped her stage name and is now known as Minister Marion Hall. According to The Jamaica Observer, Hall says that she’s “content with her new lease on life. This is the start of me, God’s servant, winning souls for Him. I’m ready to minister. God a go do some awesome things through me.” Since publicly converting to Christianity, Hall is prepping for the release of her gospel single “I Had Jesus,”...

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Friday, 03 June 2016