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GUEST RUNDOWNS

Postings from special guest contributors. From commentaries, to higher reasonings, to just running-off the mouth. “Everybody has an opinion!”

DID REGGAE LOSE IT WAY? LOOK AT ITS PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE!

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January 25, 2015
DID REGGAE LOSE IT WAY? LOOK AT ITS PAST, PRESENT AND FUTURE!

Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert— By Cecelia Campbell-Livingston—- Last year, it was disappointing news for Jamaica’s reggae/dancehall music industry as the billboard reported weak sales for the local artists. That was not always the case, as music coming out of the island was once vibrant, coveted and enjoyed good performance on the market. In this the first of...
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DANCEHALL SINGER PINCHERS AMONG THREE MEN SHOT IN KINGSTON, ACCORDING TO A WEBSITE REPORT!

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January 25, 2015
DANCEHALL SINGER PINCHERS AMONG THREE MEN SHOT IN KINGSTON, ACCORDING TO A WEBSITE REPORT!

JANUARY 25, 2015 PInchers Get Shot and in Hospital Battling for life, jah know star, pinchers live from dung a my studio weh him mek mi a hear a new combination tune, last night , him deh jACKSON tOWN, NEAR HIM HOME – weh him a listen him new song and some man go...
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ROOTS GROUP MYSTIC REVEALERS MAKING A CRUCIAL COMEBACK!

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January 25, 2015
ROOTS GROUP MYSTIC REVEALERS MAKING A CRUCIAL COMEBACK!

   MYSTIC REVEALERS… released set with band’s music from the 1980s and 1990s last week— Mystic Revealers emerged in the 1990s, a time when self-contained Jamaican reggae bands were quickly disappearing from the music scene. They are on the comeback trail. Last week, VP Records released Crucial Cuts, a 13-track set that revisits the...
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DESPITE HIS UNSUCCESSFUL BID FOR A NEW TRIAL, BUJU BANTON’S LEGAL TEAM VOWS TO FIGHT ON!

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January 25, 2015
DESPITE HIS UNSUCCESSFUL BID FOR A NEW TRIAL, BUJU BANTON’S LEGAL TEAM VOWS TO FIGHT ON!

By Brian Bonitto—-   Buju Banton— DESPITE Wednesday’s unsuccessful bid, Professor Charles Ogletree — part of reggae singer Buju Bantonâs legal team — is vowing to continue the fight to have his client’s conviction reversed. “We will be fighting for Buju Banton’s freedom,” said Olgetree, a professor at Harvard Law School, in a written response...
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SAM COOKE IS HAILED AS THE GREATEST SINGER OF ALL TIME!

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January 25, 2015
SamCooke:mic

Lou Rawls at the 2005 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, Monrego Bay, St James. —- By Roy Black—- The high point of male vocalising in popular music was epitomised by the mellow-toned, crystalline vocal delivery of Sam Cooke. Musicologists worldwide have given Cooke the nod, as far as singing talent was concerned, placing him...
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LEROY SMART’S PERFORMANCE IS THE MOST TALKED ABOUT OF “REBEL SALUTE 2015″ SAYS TONY REBEL!

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January 25, 2015
LEROY SMART’S PERFORMANCE IS THE MOST TALKED ABOUT OF “REBEL SALUTE 2015″ SAYS TONY REBEL!

Tony Rebel— By Curtis Campbell— Reggae artist/event manager Tony Rebel has come to the defense of iconic reggae artist Leroy ‘Don’ Smart, following allegations that the Ballistic Affair singer was booed during his set at the recently concluded Rebel Salute. According to Tony Rebel, Leroy Smart was not booed during his set, however, some patrons were...
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MR. VEGAS HOLDS FIRMLY AT THE NO.1 SPOT FOR THREE STRAIGHT WEEKS!

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January 25, 2015
MR. VEGAS HOLDS FIRMLY AT THE NO.1 SPOT FOR THREE STRAIGHT WEEKS!

THE FOUNDATION RADIO NETWORK TOP 30 MUSIC CHART (NY) 1/23/15 TW      LW WOC TITLE ARTIST     LABEL HPR 1 -1 -14 MY JAM (3) MR. VEGAS MV MUSIC #1 2 5 9 Rock Stone Stephen Marley/Capleton/Sizzla Ghetto Youths Int’l #2 3 6 9 Dat Nah Go Work Ikaya/Shuga Penthouse Records #3...
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RAPPER TINY DOO FACING LONG PRISON SENTENCE OVER LYRICS!

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January 24, 2015
RAPPER TINY DOO FACING LONG PRISON SENTENCE OVER LYRICS!

By Emma Lacey-Bordeaux— ‘I feel like they’re trying to eradicate black men’ 04:33 Story highlights He is being charged under a little-known state statute Prosecutors point to his album as proof of gang involvement Song lyrics that glorify violence are hardly uncommon. But a prosecutor in California says one rapper’s violent lyrics go beyond creative...
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UNIDENTIFIED 39-YEAR-OLD SINGER/PRODUCER CHARGED WITH RAPE AND ASSAULT IN KINGSTON!

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January 24, 2015
Handcuffed:Blackman

A reggae artist/producer charged with two counts of rape and assault had his bail application denied yesterday and was further remanded in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s court until February 9. The musician, 39, is charged with rape, grievous sexual assault and assault occasioning bodily harm. According to his attorney, the allegations stem from...
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DOMINICAN-BORN REGGAE ARTIST ORIEL IS READY FOR THE WORLD!

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January 24, 2015
DOMINICAN-BORN REGGAE ARTIST ORIEL IS READY FOR THE WORLD!

 Oriel—- Reggae artist Oriel announced his arrival on the reggae’s big stage last week with a commendable performance at Rebel Salute. Dressed in white and black with a red, green and yellow scarf around his neck, he entered the stage performing Sticks & Stones to enthusiastic response. He then delivered Bob Andy’s classic Too...
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