Category Archives: ENTERTAINMENT

Alkaline now the face of Spotify’s first dancehall playlist

Dancehall sensation Alkaline is now the face of Spotify’s first Jamaican-focused playlist, “Back a Yard”.

‘Security concerns’ behind Rygin King hospital transfer 

Citing “security concerns”, the management team of dancehall artiste Rygin King has transferred the deejay from Falmouth Hospital to another medical facility in another parish to ensure his safety, and facilitate his continued recovery after he was critically injured by gunmen earlier this week.

Beenie Man, Bounty Killer enjoy bounce in sales since Verzuz battle

After their historic Verzuz battle on Instagram Live, both Beenie Man and Bounty Killer have registered a bounce in sales of their individual singles.

Champagnie moves to get Dexta Daps released from custody

Queen’s Counsel Peter Champagnie, lead attorney for popular dancehall singjay Dexta Daps, will be filing a writ of habeas corpus Tuesday in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree to get his client released.

Foota Hype released after months of detention

Controversial dancehall selector, Oneil Ricardo Thomas, popularly known as Foota Hype, has been released from US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility where he was detained since December of last year.

‘Lean On Me,’ ‘Lovely Day’ singer Bill Withers dies at 81 

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean on Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain’t No Sunshine,” has died from heart complications, his family said in a statement to The Associated Press. He was 81., pub-0506098242811370, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0