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SHABBA RANKS, MAXI PRIEST, BARRINGTON LEVY AND MR. VEGAS, HEAD FOR LONDON’S WEMBLEY ARENA, JULY 1!

SHABBA RANKS, MAXI PRIEST, BARRINGTON LEVY AND MR. VEGAS, HEAD FOR LONDON’S WEMBLEY ARENA, JULY 1!

Shabba Ranks and his reggae friends to roll back the years at Wembley Arena The dancehall legend and original ‘Mr Loverman’ tops the star-studded bill on Sunday 1 July—- By: Craig Angus He was at the forefront of a movement that brought Jamaican Dancehall to a mainstream audience in the late 1990’s, and now the original ‘Mr Loverman’ Shabba Ranks is back on the big stage. Sunday 1 July, Shabba and an impressive collection of reggae legends including Barrington … Read entire article »

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MR. VEGAS TO RELEASE DEBUT GOSPEL ALBUM “SOUL THERAPY” FEBRUARY 24!

Mr Vegas stunned the music world late last year with the announcement of his conversion to Christianity, just weeks after the release of his much-anticipated album This Is Dancehall, which was recently listed by Billboard magazine as one of the Top 10 Reggae albums of 2016. Since then the veteran dancehall star who is known worldwide for anthems such as Bruck It Dung and Heads High has been under the microscope as fans and critics ponder what will be his next move. The award-winning artist who is now walking with Christ is gearing up for the release of his debut gospel album titled Soul Therapy. The 17-track album which features production work from Grammy award winning producer Eddie Perez, Jason Edmond, Cleveland “Clevie” Brownie, Emerson Alley, Natel and Mr Vegas is a winner … Read entire article »

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“SINCE I’VE FOUND CHRIST, I’M IN A BETTER PLACE” SAYS MR. VEGAS!

Mr Vegas—  International recording artist Mr Vegas is singing about his journey to Christianity. In one of his songs, All That & More, Vegas delves into the experiences which led to him embracing the Christian faith. “There was a time in my life I was so defeated without a fight. My spirit was broken, good Lord day and night. But when I started believing in you Lord, you showed me the light. You say that I’m all that, all that, all that, all that and more,” he sings. “I spent all my dough in the bank but I feel rich with this joy that I have. I lost a few friends that I had, they gave up on me when things were so bad. But Lord if they only knew there’s no other friend like … Read entire article »

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MR. VEGAS IS WORKING ON HIS DEBUT GOSPEL ALBUM “I AM BLESSED!”

 Mr Vegas— Singjay Mr Vegas is currently selecting tracks for his debut gospel album I Am Blessed. “We have a lot to choose from but we are not going to crowd it. This will be my first gospel album and it will feature different genres of music. It will be appealing to all crowds and will be able to be played in dance sessions, just like the single I Am Blessed,” he said. No date was given for the album’s release. In addition to the title track, I Am Blessed will feature tracks including God Alone, Power In The Name of Jesus, The Keys, and Nobody Greater.  Mr Vegas is also promoting the his single called Jesus Train. According to the entertainer, the track speaks to people who only call on God in times of … Read entire article »

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NOMINATIONS ARE OPEN FOR THE MOBO (MUSIC OF BLACK ORIGIN) AWARDS!

By Richard Johnson—-  Sean Paul—-  Nominations are open for the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards, which recognizes artists of any ethnicity or nationality performing black music, and will be presented in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 4. Of particular interest to local artists is the Best Reggae Act category. To be considered for nomination, the artist must have released a single, album or mixtape between August 29 last year and August 31 this year. According to MOBO organizers, any music released after this period will be considered for next year’s awards. The nominations will be reviewed by a panel and a shortlist of five nominees submitted to a group of more than 100 industry insiders for final votes. The latter group will be asked to vote based on preset criteria. These include: quality of work — … Read entire article »

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MR. VEGAS TURNS HIS LIFE OVER TO GOD, SAYS HE IS WALKING AWAY FROM DANCEHALL!

By Andre Williams— Dancehall deejay Mr. Vegas will say goodbye to the secular world in order to fulfil a promise he made to God in prayer some eight months ago, while on a flight to France. Speaking with THE STAR yesterday from overseas, Mr. Vegas says his decision is certainly not about making headlines or following anyone. “It not just something weh mi get up like one morning and plan. I was in full promotion mode for the upcoming album, which suppose to be released September 23,” Mr. Vegas said He pointed out that he is not this overly righteous person and it would be selfish of him not to let the album go out, when other persons worked tirelessly on the project. “I am not going to bun out dancehall … even though … Read entire article »

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“THIS IS DANCEHALL” WILL BE MY LAST DANCEHALL ALBUM” DECLARES MR. VEGAS!

“THIS IS DANCEHALL” WILL BE MY LAST DANCEHALL ALBUM” DECLARES MR. VEGAS!

Mr Vegas— Jamaican music superstar Mr Vegas has officially declared his forthcoming project, ‘This Is Dancehall’, his final dancehall album. The highly anticipated set will be released on September 23 on the artist’s own MV Music record label and will be distributed worldwide by VP Associated Labels (VPAL). Mr Vegas, who celebrates his 20th anniversary in entertainment next year, admits that it was a tough decision but says his hand was forced by the current state of the … Read entire article »

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MR. VEGAS’ NEW ALBUM “THIS IS DANCEHALL” IS SET FOR A SEPTEMBER 23rd RELEASE!

MR. VEGAS’ NEW ALBUM “THIS IS DANCEHALL” IS SET FOR A SEPTEMBER 23rd RELEASE!

DANCEHALL STALWART MR. VEGAS ANNOUNCES FINAL ALBUM This Is Dancehall Dropping Worldwide September 23rd On MV Music/VPAL Lead Single “Dancehall Dabb” Surpasses 700,000 Views On VEVO Jamaican music superstar, Mr. Vegas, has officially declared the forthcoming project, This Is Dancehall, his final dancehall album. The highly anticipated set is scheduled to be released September 23rd on the artist’s own MV Music record label and distributed worldwide by VP Associated Labels (VPAL). Mr. Vegas, who celebrates his 20th anniversary in … Read entire article »

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MR. VEGAS LOOKS TO RESTORE DANCEHALL MUSIC TO ITS FORMER GLORY WITH NEW ALBUM “THIS IS DANCEHALL!”

  International recording artist Mr Vegas has high expectations for his soon to be released album titled, This Is Dancehall. The 15 track album which is his 9th full-length project will be released on the 12th of August by VPal Music. You only have to listen to the album once to realise that it was created for the lovers of real dancehall music. All fifteen tracks are guaranteed to keep dancehall fans rocking worldwide. The album features an eclectic collection of hot dancehall numbers including Intoxicated, Keep Whining, Identify My Love (Remix), Papa Lover, Real Dancehall, Paint Brush featuring Natel, Dancehall Dab (Remix) featuring Naudia Rose and Rock Of Ages. “Every track on this album is a hit; every song is a potential party anthem. This album is for all the true dancehall fans.” Mr. Vegas … Read entire article »

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KINGSTON’S FAME-FM WILL NOT BAN MR. VEGAS FOR SLAMMING THE STATION AND ITS STAFF!

Mr Vegas— Francois St Juste, general manager of Radio Services of RJR, has shrugged off suggestions that dancehall artist Mr Vegas be banned from the airways of Fame FM. “There’s nothing the station will do against him or anything. Everything will continue as usual,” St Juste told THE STAR yesterday. His comments came against a whirlwind of criticisms aimed at Mr.Vegas who slammed FAME reporter Janice Young over a question she posed to him during an interview on Monday. During the interview, Young asked Mr Vegas to respond to rumors that he was in a relationship with Gully Bop’s ex-girlfriend, Amari. Mr Vegas not only dismissed the question, but proceeded to bash the reporter and the station. “It’s a sad day in music, it’s horrible and it’s disgusting. It’s sad that you would entertain this and laugh … Read entire article »

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