Day: February 23, 2009

JAMAICA BANS SEXUALLY EXPLICIT LYRICS AND VIOLENT MUSIC FROM ISLAND’S AIRWAVES

Photo Source The Jamaican Broadcasting Commission has banned all sexually explicit music, and music that depicts violence, from the country’s airwaves. The ban went into effect on Feb. 6. It covers all songs meant to promote the act of “daggering,” a dance move that simulates sexual intercourse. The ban includes music played on both radio and television. DJs have no leeway in the ban because the songs can’t be played even if the lewd lyrics are bleeped. Continue Reading…. “The ban went []

T-PAIN CANCELS CONCERT IN GUYANA AFTER RECEIVING DEATH/KIDNAPPING THREATS

Via Associated Press R&B singer T-Pain has canceled a concert in Guyana after receiving what a promoter calls “credible death and kidnapping threats.” Kerwin Bollers says Monday’s performance for Carnival celebrations was called off after e-mail and phone threats from an unidentified source. Police Commander Leroy Bollers reporters Sunday that authorities will investigate. T-Pain would have been one of the best-known U.S. singers to perform in the South American nation in years. The crime lords in Guyana obviously have way to much []