Monthly Archives: August 2012

Three Trials Dates in Two Weeks for Vybz Kartel

Vybz Kartel must endure the gruelling prospect of three murder and conspiracy trials in two weeks if the imprisoned dancehall MC is to clear his name.

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Cecile and Chris Martin Welcome a Baby Girl

Congratulations to dancehall duo Cecile and Christopher Martin who welcomed a beautiful baby girl into the world on Tuesday.

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Incredible General Levy Interview

Below is an interview with chart-topping British dancehall MC and jungle legend General Levy published in New Nation newspaper in 2004. When General Levy recorded Incredible in the autumn of 1993, he was well aware that as a consequence, the … Continue reading

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Buju Banton Dumps Legal Team for Tupac’s Lawyer

Imprisoned reggae star Buju Banton has ditched his ditched his lawyer in favour of Chowe Lumumba whose previous clients include Tupac Shakur and members of the Black Panther Party.

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Wayne Wonder Talks Buju Banton, Alter Egos and Music Fusions

Below is an interview with dancehall singer Wayne Wonder published in New Nation newspaper shortly after the release of his breakthrough album No Letting Go in 2003. His new single, Caught Up, is out now.

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Friday 14 September: David Rodigan @ East Village, London EC2A 3HX

What: Rootikal Where: East Village, 89 Great Eastern Street, London EC2A 3HX

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Tanya Stephens Interview: Gangsta Blues

Below is an interview with reggae MC Tanya Stephens, originally published in New Nation newspaper in 2004. Her forthcoming album, Guilty, is due out later this year.

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Top 10 Jamaican Dancers

Legendary Jamaican dancer and socialite Gerald ‘Bogle’ Levy (RIP) would have celebrated his 48th earthday this week and to commemorate the occasion, dancehall website Outaroad.com has compiled a list of the top 10 Jamaican dancers.

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Top 20 Dancehall and Reggae Albums 2000-2010

Below is our list of the top 20 dancehall and reggae albums of the noughties. Technically, the decade ended in 2009, but there were some great releases in 2010 and we found it impossible to leave two of them out.

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DJ Khaled and Mavado: Suicidal Thoughts / Aktion Pak Video

The gully god from Constant Spring aka Mavado features in DJ Khaled’s latest video, Suicidal Thoughts. The track is the third release from Khaled’s, Kiss the Ring LP, which dropped earlier this week.

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