DaBaby Dropped From Lollapalooza After Homophobic Comments

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN, By Kate Feldman DaBaby got spanked. Hours before he was supposed to take the stage at Lollapalooza, the Chicago concert festival dumped the 29-year-old rapper from its lineup. “Lollapalooza was founded on diversity, inclusivity, respect and love,”... Read more

Wu-Tang Clan To Celebrate Billboard Success In Jamaica

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica, By Yasmine Peru - Jamaica continues to be the playground of celebrities, and this week, original Wu-Tang Clan member Full Moon is scheduled to jet into the island, along with second- generation Wu-Tang acts King Tiger and Alistar, whose careers he is guiding. This wee... Read more

Beenie Man Set For UK’s Yam Carnival

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, By Kediesha Perry - Grammy Award-winning deejay Beenie Man will be making a grand return to a United Kingdom stage this summer, the first time in 12 years. The entertainer is billed to perform at the inaugural staging of the Afrobeat festival, Yam Carnival in Clapham Co... Read more

U-Roy Makes Golden Moves

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON - Solid Gold, the posthumous album by veteran toaster U-Roy, makes its debut at eight on the latest US Current Reggae Albums chart. The 12-track set released by Trojan Jamaica/BMG has collaborations with, among others, Tarrus Riley, Rygin King, Jesse Royal, Robbie Shakesp... Read more

Prosecutors Air More Claims In R Kelly Case; One Involves Boy

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[caption id="attachment_46293" align="alignleft" width="468"] Photo: Wednesday June 26, 2019, shows R&B singer R Kelly arriving at the Leighton Criminal Court in Chicago for arraignment on sex-related charges - AP Photo/Amr Alfiky[/caption] Associated Press: NEW YORK, by Jennifer Peltz — Fede... Read more

Public Encouraged To Support Local Talent At Safely Distanced Midday Concert Today

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - The Department of Culture will host its final Creatives Live! open air musical concert today. The featured performance will be the sounds of the multi-piece band, Coral Beats.  The popular midday concert which takes place on the steps of City Hall, is aimed at sh... Read more

Rita Marley – Celebrating The Lioness Of Reggae Ahead Of Her 75th Birthday

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica, By Yasmine Peru - On February 10, 1966, just five months shy of her 20th birthday, Alferita Constantia Anderson started what would undoubtedly be the most remarkable journey of her life. She tied the knot in holy matrimony with a musician and singer named Robert Nesta... Read more

Jamaica: A ‘Hybrid’ Sunsplash For November

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Jamaica Observer: July 9, 2021 - ORGANISERS of celebrated music festival Reggae Sunsplash are busy fine-tuning the format for this year's event set for November 26 and 27. High on the agenda is the event's hybrid nature which will see a live show staged at the expansive Grizzly's Plantation Cove in ... Read more

Bob Marley’s Legend Continues Its Reign

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON - Even though Legend was first released 37 years ago, the hits collection set by Bob Marley and the Wailers, it continues to outsell current albums. Legend has been on the Billboard 200 Albums chart for 685 weeks, rising as far as number five. This week the multi-plati... Read more

Robert Downey Sr, Accomplished Filmmaker, Actor & Dad Of Robert Downey Jr, Dead At 85

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Robert Downey Sr, iconic filmmaker of breakthrough anti-establishment classic films such as “Putney Swope” and “Greaser’s Palace,” died early Wednesday morning in his sleep at his home in New York City, his wife told the Daily News exclusively. Downey,... Read more