Monthly Archives: August 2013
VETERAN artist Eek-A-Mouse was released from a North Carolina prison in July.
The Outer Banks Sentinel newspaper reports that the singjay, whose real name is Ripton Joseph Hylton, was released for time served in a plea agreement reached by his attorney, Phillip Hayes, and assistant District Attorney Lauren Arizaga.
By Livern Barrett—
Convicted reggae superstar Buju Banton has been transferred from the Florida federal prison where he has been serving a 10-year sentence.
Thanks to telecommunication companies LIME and Digicel, students at the Miracle Tabernacle Free Town
Church of God of Prophecy in Clarendon, enjoyed some well needed back- to- school supplies.
By Hazelann Williams—
DESCRIBING HIMSELF as a “strong lobbyist for the music inside and outside Jamaica“, veteran singer Freddie McGregor is nothing but honest about the current state of Jamaica and Jamaica’s music industry.
By Basil Walters—
THIRD World recently completed the European festival leg of their 40th anniversary world tour.
The band performed on three of the region’s biggest festivals: Belgium’s Reggae Geel, Reggae Sun Ska in France, and Rototom in Spain. They also did shows in Germany and Poland.
One-time dancehall bad boy Junior Cat has gone ‘conscious and religious’.
The younger brother of the legendary Super Cat, and who had carved his own significant niche in dancehall more than two decades ago with songs like Anerexol Body, Top Dog, and Drive-by Shooting, has a roots-rock album in the works and has released a new single described as his comeback tune, a song called Praisez Non Stop.