Ian Boyne is Dead
With great grief it was announced this morning that veteran journalist and Deputy CEO of the Jamaica Information Service, Ian Boyne has died. Boyne passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies this morning after being admitted to hospital in serious condition for an undisclosed illness earlier this month. Prime Minister Andrew Holness has expressed sadness at Boyne’s death. “It is with deep sadness that I acknowledge the death of veteran journalist and a true friend Ian Boyne. This is a shock to me. I will make a statement soon, “Holness tweeted. Boyne had appeared to be recovering and was released fromRead More
Cleon “Mineral Boss” Jones shot and killed in broad daylight
Mineral Boss records CEO Cleon Jones aka Corey was shot and killed at his home this morning at about 8:30 AM. Better known as the River Boss Cleon was very popular in the dancehall community. He hosted a weekly event at the Mineral River and also produced several riddims. Mineral Boss Records (MBR) projects includes Party Paint Riddim, River Bed rhythm and the Money Boss rhythm, which features some of the biggest names in dancehall music as well as up-and-coming artistes.Progress by Mavado; Vision by Corey MBR Boss; Nuh Shaky Link by I-Octane; Give a Thanks by Teflon; ThingsRead More
Traffic Ticket Amnesty Extended !!!
The Traffic Tickets Amnesty has been extended to January 13 2018, now motorist have more time to pay outstanding traffic ticket. Tickets dating back as far as September 1, 2010 to October 31,2017 which can be paid at various bill payment agencies or at any tax office. “During the amnesty, an offender who pays the fine in full on a qualifying traffic ticket will be completely cleared of the offence. All attached penalties, including loss of points, and the obligation to attend court will no longer apply”. Views (23)
Ishawna and Bounty Killer clash over equal rights at Portland BFF [Full Performances]
Who won the first round? Last week Bounty Killer expressed his disgust for Ishawna’s song “Equal Rights.” The poor people fed up singer took to Instagram and posted the flyer of an event they were both scheduled to perform at with this statement ” B.F.F Bikini Flossing and Food BIKINI BEACH PORTLAND MAY 23d LABOUR DAY @grunggaadzilla@dingdongravers @mslegendary cyaah sing tha song deh at this show else mi ago rush har Nuh kitten or Catfish can nuh bloodclaath bother come bcuz that cyaah sing else she cannot be on no more shows with mi either bcuz mi nuh sing fi bowcat orRead More
Money, Guns and Music, has Dancehall been Hijacked?
Has Dancehall been hijacked? Recently assistant police commissioner Ealan Powell made a statement that entertainers are funding crime in Jamaica. This comes shortly after Dancehall artist Alkaline was detained overnight in a murder investigation. Obviously, this is not the first time we hear this kind of rhetoric from the Government about the many music industry players. If we think back we’ll remember that former police Commissioner Owen Ellington made a similar statement towards artist Vybz Kartel, but is this a fair assessment or is the culture or the genre of music under attack by a system that is just outRead More
Raine Seville’s Touch Official Music Video
Raine Seville releases a sexy new video for her single touch. The song is featured on the Bruk It off Riddim. In the song Raine pays tribute to the female dancers. “It is very difficult to be a female in a male dominated industry, so I definitely have to endorse the ladies that are out there putting in work no matter what obstacles come their way.” said Raine Seville. The songstress recently signed a deal with US based record label Island Jams and this is one of several tracks she has recorded with her new label. “There’s a lot inRead More
Labour Ministry Warns Jamaicans About Job Scammers
The Ministry of Labour and Social Security promised that this year they will be stepping up efforts against job scammers, who continue to prey on Jamaicans. Minister of Agriculture, Labour and Social Security, Hon. Derrick Kellier, stated that the ministry have discovered that there are people offering non-existent jobs, and they will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law. He stressed that these unscrupulous persons cannot be allowed to get away with fleecing Jamaicans out of their hard-earned money by promising them jobs overseas, which do not exist. The Minister was speaking on Tuesday (January 6) at a send-off ceremonyRead More
French national facing drug charges in Jamaica
KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) ” Police in Jamaica say a French woman has been arrested at an island airport and charged with attempting to smuggle cocaine. The Jamaica Constabulary Force on Sunday identified her as 33-year-old Emillie Legros. They say she told investigators she was a musician and gave a Jamaican address. She was attempting to board a flight to the Belgian capital of Brussels from Sangster International Airport in the northern tourist city of Montego Bay. When her luggage was searched during screening, officials allegedly found four bottles containing a pound (about a quarter kilogram) of cocaine. Legros is dueRead More