Reggae

UK NEWS: POLICE REVISE ‘RACIST’ EVENT RISK FORM

UK artist Bashy Via The independent Bowing to pressure from a growing coalition of race activists and urban music stars, the Metropolitan Police today agreed to revise a controversial method of monitoring gigs which critics have labelled “potentially racist”. Complaints have been growing in recent months over the Met’s use of Form 696 – a voluntary policing tool which asks venues to provide the names, addresses and contact telephone numbers for artists and promoters.  Continue Reading….. Hmmmmm interesting………. I understand why they []

VIDEO: GLOBAL BOB @ HYPE TV UP N LIVE

I came across this video today and it put a huge smile on my face. I now want to party! Jamaicans just love to create some strange dance moves. LOL! I love it! Watching this and hearing those particular tracks also makes me want to book a flight to Jamaica ASAP!!!! I need to go back to the land of wood and water soon! Anyway from what I understand Global Bob ( the light skinned dude with the small afro) won Jamaica’s []

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 []

UK NEWS: METROPOLITIAN POLICE BLASTED FOR ALLOWING REGGAE STAR BOUNTY KILLER TO PERFORM IN LONDON

GAY rights activists have accused the Metropolitian police of supporting homophobia by allowing Jamaican reggae star Bounty Killer to perform in London. Bounty Killer, real name Rodney Pryce, has been allowed by the Met Police to play at the Stratford Rex on Saturday, even though some of his songs call for gay people to be murdered. Gay rights campaigner Peter Tatchell said the police were guilty of “double standards” by allowing the gig to go ahead. He said: “The Metropolitan Police are hypocrites. They allow homophobic []

VIDEO: ESTELLE FT SEAN PAUL – ‘COME OVER’

Estelle seems a lot more confident in front of the camera these days, playing the seductress while wearing ultra high heels and fitted designer outfits. Anyway in this video collaborator Sean Paul plays her lover and it gets a little steamy. There is actually some good sexual chemistry there. The track ‘Come Over’ taken from Estelle’s latest album ‘Shine’, is a slow old skool flavoured reggae track. I still don’t think Estelle’s a great singing talent (she’s a rapper), but I enjoyed the track none the less. Your thoughts please……