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'Dudus' to appear on 'America's Most Evil'

dudus coke17Jamaica's Christopher 'Dudus' Coke has joined the ranks of Colombia's Rambo, Carlos Lehder and Mexican alleged mafia, Rueben 'Doc' Cavazos, as one of the world's most notorious gangsters.

“HAITI: WHERE DID THE MONEY GO?” WINS 2013 MURROW AWARD for BEST TV DOCUMENTARY

haiticampBROOKLYN, NY- June 12, 2013-Radio Television Digital News Association announced today that it recognized Film at Eleven for a national Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Television Documentary for “Haiti: Where Did the Money Go?”

Dancehall artiste Sean Paul slapped with lawsuit

seanpaulNews Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. Jan. 4, 2013: Jamaican dancehall star, Sean Paul, has been given a new year’s present he can certainly do without.

Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Cuban holiday under scrutiny from US Republicans

Beyonce-and--Jay-Z-in-Cub-007Shawn Carter could have been any American visitor strolling through the streets of a Caribbean town, dressed in standard-issue tourist fare of blue T-shirt and shorts, fedora on head and fat cigar in mouth. His wife, Mrs Carter, as she likes to be addressed, did that other classic tourist thing: she slung a large and ostentatiously expensive camera around her neck.

Actress with Dominican roots nominated for NAACP Image Awards

A United States based actress with Dominican roots has been nominated for the 44th NAACP Image Awards.

CARIBBEAN'S NEXT TOP MODEL™ ON-AIR APPEAL

Caribbean next top modelNEW YORK - MARCH 26, 2013 - Caribbean's Next Top Model, a new model competition series created in collaboration with CaribeNTM, Inc. emerges across 25 Caribbean countries with partner brands to promote 11 episodes of the most popular and first of its kind reality television.

Denroy Morgan gets 90-day probation

denroy-morgan_w445SINGER Denroy Morgan was fined $25 and given 90 days probation when he appeared in the US District Court in Manhattan last week.

Lil Wayne got a visit from Chris Paul during his recent stay in L.A. hospital

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CALIFORNIA, United States, Monday March 19, 2013 – Before he was released from Los Angeles' Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles, Lil Wayne got a visit from an NBA player who regards the rap star as a "big brother."

 

Four Jamaicans honoured at ICS awards

Washington DC - Four Jamaicans, the jazz great Monty Alexander and Third World lead singer William ‘Bunny Rugs’ Clarke among them, were honoured along with four other Caribbean nationals at the 19th annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) Gala in Washington, D.C., for their extraordinary contributions to various fields of endeavour.

Machel Montano fined, no prison term

Machel MontanoMagistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor this afternoon ordered SOCA superstar Machel Montano to pay fines and compensation totaling $27,000, in the Port of Spain Magistrates' Court, for beating four persons and using obscene language.

Buju’s lawyer seeks reduced sentence

buju-banton2_0TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Imprisoned deejay Buju Banton's new attorney has asked a federal judge in Tampa to reconsider the 10-year prison sentence the Jamaican reggae singer is serving on two drug charges.

Jazz & Blues triple treat - Heineken, Ciroc, Johnnie Walker headline festival

Three of the world's best brands from Red Stripe will headline the company's sponsorship of the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival this year, offering patrons premium beverages as they celebrate with the stars.

Rihanna sparkles at the top of the charts with “Diamonds”

Rihanna_DiamondsLONDON, England, Wednesday October 10, 2012 - Barbadian pop princess Rihanna ascended the throne at the top of the British charts on Sunday with her new single "Diamonds", unseating South Korean pop star Psy and his internet video sensation "Gangnam Style" from the prized number one spot.

Batbados Music Awards to honour Whitney Houston

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados– The eighth Annual Barbados Music Awards is expected to get underway this Sunday at the Lloyd Erskine Sandiford in Bridgetown.

Rare film extravaganza kicks off with Bob Marley documentary

Feature films, documentaries, new media productions and informative workshops all begin today with the start of the seventh annual Trinidad & Tobago Film Festival. The festival opens tonight with a gala and the screening of the highly-acclaimed documentary Marley, about reggae superstar Bob Marley, at Queen’s Hall, Port-of-Spain. The festival celebrates Caribbean film, but includes international contributions and has been growing steadily in popularity over the years of its existence.

Caribbean American entity unwittingly drawn into Sean Paul drama

Sean-Paul-300x250News Americas, QUEENS, NY, Fri. Jan. 11, 2013: A New York-based, Caribbean American company has unwittingly found itself in the middle of the Sean Paul drama.

No recording privilege for Kartel

Jamaica's prison boss has declared that the self-proclaimed 'World Boss', Vybz Kartel, is not legally allowed to record songs while in custody awaiting trial on numerous charges.

New beat of Calypso

When calypso purists gather to talk about the state of Carnival music they always seek to compare each year’s issue with those of seasons past. Invariably, there is always derision of the soca genre, some describing the work as inane, citing sameness of rhythm, lack of original melodies and speed of the music as reasons for annoyance and yearning for a return to the “good ol’ days.” 

Entertainment Advisory Board Committed to Moving the Industry Forward-Minister Crawford

Kingston, Jamaica: September 5, 2012 – State Minister for Tourism and Entertainment, the Hon. Damion Crawford, who has responsibility for the Entertainment portfolio, is expressing great enthusiasm and optimism about the work that the recently formed Entertainment Advisory Board has undertaken to move that industry forward.

US Judge widens probe into possible juror misconduct in Buju Banton case

KWAME Lumumba, the attorney representing incarcerated reggae artiste Buju Banton, says the decision by United States Magistrate James Moody to expand his probe into allegations of juror misconduct is a positive sign for his client.

Jah Cure 'inspired' by Haitian president

Rastafarian reggae superstar Jah Cure, during a recent visit to Haiti to perform at a concert, was impressed by the steely confidence of the Haitian president, Michel Martelly, and moreso, Martelly's ability to reinvent himself from a singer to a politician.