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In a country plagued by the twin tigers of poverty and unemployment, the affluent and deep pocketed often feel as if they are walking targets for an increasingly predatory population especially in the face or soaring food and oil prices. Today’s artistes believe that they are being viewed as easy targets for would-be robbers and extortionists.

Dancehall’s long flirtation with violence and death may be shifting into a new dangerous phase – one where the artistes themselves may be living out the trigger-pulling gun-fantasies that dominate their songs, and worse yet, becoming victims of gun violence. themselves.

ONEIL EDWARDS IS DEAD

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 08:34 Written by
The entertainment industry is in mourning today as Oneil Edwards, a member of Voicemail, passed away today. He reportedly died a few minutes ago. One876 sends condolences to his friends and family at this most difficult time.

WEDS. TALK -- Where is Dudus?

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 04:32 Written by
Where is Dudus? That's the question that most Jamaicans are asking as they crawl out of the relative safety of their homes and try to get back to the boring routine of their lives. People ah ask if him de a Africa ah drink a strawberry daiquiri wid Sizzla and Mugabe right now. Mi a wonder when Twins of Twins ah go come out wid a new mixtape about the whole West Kingston affair, it bound fi mad wid Adams, Dudus, Golding, Vaz, McKenzie and everybody ah mek cameos. We affi tek laugh kibba heart bun because we ah Jamaicans, yu never see the mad man wid the board gun who ah trouble di cops dem camp out inna Tivali. We anno one easy set a people, right now nuff people ah profit from the disaster because dem a tell dem loved ones ah foreign all kinda tings fi get more money outta dem, when mi go Western Union this morning and the place cork, we ah cash in pon the crisis, that's what Jamaicans are all about.

RDX BOOKED FOR BEST OF THE BEST

Wednesday, 26 May 2010 03:51 Written by
Dancehall/Reggae duo RDX are off this weekend to the United States to perform on the annual Labour Day Weekend concert ‘The Best Of The Best’.

Since the release of her debut single which is titled A Doh Care Anymore over a month ago the IRIE Diva DJ Sunshine has been moving full speed ahead with her recording career. To date she has recorded several other hot dancehall tracks for producers such as Carl Morrison of Star Player Music Group and Rickman Warren of Jamplified Productions.

Anthony B calls for peace

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 14:18 Written by
Rastafarian Anthony B has released a single called Sweet Jamaica which recalls the virtues and beauties of his island even as it is racked by blood internecine violence between armed gangs and the security forces. You can listen to the song at this link: http://www.mediafire.com/?ycmzztizjzn. Anthony B also released the following statement in response to the the current state of violence in Jamaica:

JAILBREAK! Plus Bog Walk cops under attack

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 14:12 Written by
As the gun violence plaguing the nation's capital spilled out of its borders today, there were reports that police in Bog Walk were fired at by armed thugs and there were running gun battles between the police and gunmen in March Pen Road as the murder figure in Spanish Town spiked to 14 persons, including a seven month old baby and a young boy, in a bloody 48 hours.

People, the country inna turmoil, crazy civilian casualties, mi hear say some old people drop down dead inna dem house when dem hear the big machine dem a buss and grenada ah drop inna Tivoli yesterday. Mi friend dem a text mi and and ah say ah pure dead body inna the streets, dead people inna house and all sorts of almshouse, 26 civilians dead so far, three cops and one soldier. Plus dem find ballistic vest, ammunition and firearms down ah Tivoli and detain 211 people. Oh God, poor Jamaica land we love. But the world just keeps moving on, see it de, it come in like Trinidad ah go get dem first female Prime Minister as Patrick Manning accept defeat inna the polls last night pon JNN. Mi nah go work until 'bout Thursday, right now, mi worred bout this Havendale ting because it too close to Red Hills Road, Common and dem area de, nowhere no safe inna the Corporate Area right now. Mi JUST hear say two house bun down over March Pen Road, and right now, everywhere tense, this ah go be the biggest ethnic cleansing inna Jamaica history, pure King Alarm security down ah RJR.

Rollie Fresh drops 'Wealthy' video

Tuesday, 25 May 2010 00:35 Written by
Rollie Fresh recently shot a champagne-splashing, booty-shaking video for his first significant single, Wealthy, featuring a young singer, Stephanie. Produced on his own Above Average records label, the single has become an underground success in the Spanish Town community, where Rollie Fresh's witty metaphors and futuristic flow has won him a legion of fans.

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