Reggae

VIDEO: GAPPY RANKS – ‘LONG TIME’

Check out reggae artist Gappy Rank’s new single Long Time. This track definitely gets a thumbs up from me. Your thoughts please. Hit or Miss? Check out Gappy’s recent interview with Marvin Sparks. Click HERE to read.

UK EVENT: NAS & DAMIAN MARLEY / DISTANT RELATIVES ALBUM RELEASE SHOW

Queensbridge rapper Nas and reggae artist Damian ‘Junior Gong’ Marley (son of the legendary Bob Marley) have come together on the Distant Relatives project to produce one of the most anticipated albums of 2010. The two musicians will mark this groundbreaking project by performing an exclusive show at the Electric Ballroom in London on the 21st April. Click HERE for more details.

REGGAE STAR SEAN PAUL UNVEILS NEW HAIRSTYLE

Sean Paul has replaced his ‘trademark’ braids for this new look… Via That Grape Juice Click HERE to view more pics. *Huge sigh* Sean was photographed watching an in-door basketball game. Why is he sitting court side wearing dark shades??? These celebrities…  what a bunch of idiots!

A-LIST JAMAICAN ARTISTS JOIN HAITI BENEFIT EFFORT – SPECIAL SIMULCAST SET FOR TUESDAY FEBRUARY 23RD

LISTEN 2 THE CALL is a project produced by Handel Tucker which involves over 30 of Jamaica’s top artistes and musicians in an unprecedented collaboration as a show of solidarity with the people of Haiti and around the world who are in need. Link to the YouTube promo here Among the artistes who have given their bond to work on this Hear The Calling project are Toots Hibbert, Jimmy Cliff, Marcia Griffiths, Beres Hammond, Sly & Robbie, Dean Fraser, Harry T, Damian []

BUJU BANTON SET TO APPEAR AT BAIL HEARING IN MIAMI

Oh Buju…… Via AP A bail hearing is scheduled Wednesday morning for the 36-year-old singer, whose real name is Mark Anthony Myrie. Banton and two others allegedly attempted to buy a large amount of cocaine from an undercover law enforcement officer in Sarasota last week. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration was tipped off by a confidential informant. Banton has been in federal custody since Thursday in Miami pending transfer to Tampa, where the case is being prosecuted. He faces a maximum of []

REGGAE STAR BUJU BANTON ON FEDERAL COCAINE CHARGES

If he is in fact guilty of this then I just have one question for Buju – What the HELL were you thinking??? Via Allhiphop.com Celebrated reggae star Buju Banton is being detained in a federal Miami prison following his arrest last Thursday (December 10) on drug charges. Banton, real name Mark Anthony Myrie, was booked with another unidentified man after a surveillance camera caught them in the process of a drug transaction. Authorities claim to have found the singer with 5 kilos of []

UK NEWS: REGGAE SINGER MAXI PRIEST ARRESTED

British reggae artist Maxi Priest has been completely off the radar for sometime now. So let me be the first to congratulate him on his return back into the media’s spotlight. Via Entertainment Daily British reggae star MAXI PRIEST has been arrested for allegedly assaulting his ex-girlfriend. The musician, who enjoyed hits with a cover of Cat Stevens’ Wild World and a duet with Shaggy, reportedly attacked a former lover after she caught him in a car with another woman. Priest was taken into custody by cops in []