Jada Pinkett: The Reimagining of My Relationship to Pac in Movie was Hurtful

The 2Pac biopic All Eyez on Me dropped last night, and as reactions begin to trickle in, one in particular stands out. Jada Pinkett Smith took to social media to post the following: "Forgive me...my relationship to Pac is too precious to me for the scenes in All Eyez On Me to stand as truth. Pac never read me that poem. I didn't know that poem existed until it was printed in his book. Pac never said goodbye to me before leaving for LA. He had to leave abruptly and it wasn't to pursue his career. I've never been to any of Pac's shows by his request. We never had an ...

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BUSY SIGNAL SECURES USA WORK PERMIT

Artist to headline US concert with R&B Legend R Kelly New York: Swirling rumors that Jamaican dancehall heart throb Busy Signal, born Glendale Gordon had his US work permit reinstated and is traveling to New York to perform at Groovin' In The Park, is triggering a rare media frenzy in entertainment circles. As it happens, Groovin Inc founder & CEO Chris Roberts is confirming that the rumors are true and Busy Signal will in fact be delivering his first official performance on US soil at the premier reggae and R&B sizzler on Sunday June 25 at Roy Wilkins Park ...

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24: Legacy Trailer #2 Season 1

24 is coming back. And while I'm a little disappointed that Jack Bauer doesn't appear anywhere in this trailer, consider me cautiously optimistic. It looks way better than I would have hoped. Oldschool 24 fans I expect will be excited that Tony is in!

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Kanye West returns home to Kim and the kids

After his recent hospitalization, it looks like Kanye West is returning home to his family. Kanye West was released from the hospital and is convalescing at home, according to reports. "Kanye couldn't take being in the hospital anymore,” a source told X17online. “It made him feel like he was going crazy. Kim wasn't there all day; she was home with the kids, so Kanye was lonely and it wasn't helping his situation." West was released on Tuesday night under the care of his wife, Kim Kardashian West, and Dr. Michael Farzam, West’s personal doctor who called ...

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Jamrock Reggae Cruise Recap

                                               https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-57NpDYJI0   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ot9sim3VtoE    

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Nadine Sutherland Graduates

Vocalist Nadine Sutherland is as yet radiating, having gladly ventured over the phase of The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona grounds with a graduate degree in social concentrates last Friday. At the point when the Jamaica Observer made up for lost time with her yesterday, she said since word got out that she had finished the postgraduate program, the support has been overpowering. “I have for the longest time been itching to backtrack to class. I spent my 20s out and about as an artiste and was dependably to some degree desirous of my companions who could ...

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Solange Beams

Solange Knowles dazzled the audience with more than just her voice during her performance on Saturday Night Live over the weekend. A literal halo of hair glittered around her as she sang and danced to songs off her highly-acclaimed new album A Seat at the Table. That sparkling braid was created by Shani Crowe, a Chicago-native and Howard University graduate who has been braiding hair since she was 11 years old. Crowe tells The FADER that she worked for 50 hours creating Solange's halo 'do — using over 100 feet of braided hair layered and wrapped around an armature ...

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Kareem “Biggs” Burke Says Jay Z Misses Old Kanye

The rumors of Jay Z side-eyeing Kanye West’s recent antics have an extra bit of validity now that Roc-A-Fella Records co-founder Kareem “Biggs” Burke has stepped forward and spoke up for his ex-business partner. During the Reasonable Doubt 20th-anniversary pop-up shop/exhibition this past weekend in NYC, Carlos Greer for Page Six spoke to Biggs about the cold war that was recently made public and the music mogul concluded that the good ‘ol days were long gone. “The last I saw [West], he spoke really highly of Jay,” Biggs, who is coming up on his one-year ...

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Candiesha Performs in Boston FT. Ding Dong (Video)

  This is just a few bits of footage we got from Candiesha's performance in Boston on the 16th of October. We have plenty more where this came from, with some other pieces of footage that should be of enormous interest to fans of Alkaline and/or Vybz Kartel. All in all, we have to say the event was fun, organized, packed wall to wall, and everybody appeared to have a very good time. Check out some of the footage below. About 10 minutes or so with even more to come. Ding Dong had a very strong and energetic performance throughout that kept the crowd entertained from ...

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Nicha B – A Massive Blast from the Plast

If you don't already know exactly who Nicha B is, don't worry because Massive Entertainment CEO Clayton "Massive" Thomas is looking to change that and bring Nicha B to the U.S., and then to the rest of the world. Nicha B is Saint Kitt's leading artist right now and is an absolute treasure trove of talent just waiting to be exposed to the world. Massive and Nicha B - so we can let you all in on a little secret - have a little history together. They have worked together before in the past. Massive plans on traveling to Saint Kitts to rekindle that relationship. Massive wants ...

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Tinga Stewart – Love For The Children

Massive Vybz has just concluded a wonderful interview with Tinga Stewart at the grand opening of the Peter Tosh Museum in Jamaica, where we spoke to Tinga about all sorts of interesting subjects, particularly new projects he's working on and what he thinks of the event. So until we have an opportunity to get you guys up to speed with what we're all up to at the Peter Tosh Museum, take a look at this classic Tinga Stewart song.

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Candiesha in J.A. Observer

We are very proud to state that Massive Vybz's very own Candiesha appears and is acknowledged in the latest Jamaica Observer for her work as apart of the larger Shanti Rhythm project. It goes without saying that this news obviously makes us very happy because we very much believe in her. She is a young woman of many talents (some known, others unknown) and we are most honored to be in a front row seat to watch her exciting and fun evolution as an entertainer and artist. And take it from us, she is only just scratching the surface of her potential. Check out ...

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Damian Marley A Ganga Farmer

Reggae music has long been one of the world genres that has been closely associated with the Rastafarian religion, advocating for the use of marijuana as something beneficial to health and also as a sacred sacrament. The Marley family, in particular, have undertaken international ventures, using their notoriety to advance the marijuana industry in States that have, to varying degrees, relaxed their views on the use of the plant and it's extracts for recreational or medicinal use. "Damian Marley, along with business partner Ocean Grown Extracts, has created a poetic ...

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Etana Takes Back Trump Comments

Blame Etana’s “lack of knowledge about certain issues” for her controversial comments about backing US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. That’s what the Jamaican singer has said, after facing backlash from fans for an interview on TVJ’s entertainment programme, Entertainment Report (ER), in which she declared her support for Donald Trump and made statements about racial profiling.   The “Not Afraid” singer issued a statement saying she sincerely accepted individual responsibility for her comments. “Some of my comments/statem...

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Nuffy Says Alkaline Does Not Compare To Kartel

Veteran MC turned media personality MC Nuffy has slammed local bloggers for comparing dancehall newcomer Alkaline to self-proclaimed king of dancehall Vybz Kartel. According to the MC, who now hosts a morning show on a popular local radio station, Alkaline is not in Vybz Kartel's bracket. The MC said Alkaline is talented, however, his career is still in its infancy stage. He also said Alkaline has not even surpassed Assassin, Don AndrÈ, or Jahmeil. "Right now, dem fi stop compare Alkaline with Vybz Kartel. Is a good youth and he has far to go, but yu can't size up ...

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Guyanese Gospel Singer Nominated For Several Awards

Guyanese gospel singer and producer, Samuel Medas, has been nominated for seven Caribbean Gospel Music Awards. The nominations were announced two days ago. The award show and festival will take place in The Bahamas in the latter part of 2016. Medas has been nominated for Contemporary Vocal Performance of the Year (“Love Letter from Heaven”); Soca Vocal Performance of the Year (“They Don’t Know”); Album of the Year (“Ink of Intimacy”); New Artiste of the Year; Praise and Worship Recording of the Year (“Never Leave”); Reggae Vocal Performance of the ...

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Rihanna Turns Rasta

Bajan pop star Rihanna decided to channel her inner Rasta on Monday as she debuted waist-length dreadlocks to her 44 million followers on Instagram. The Man Down singer not only showed off her new hairstyle, she also made it clear what inspired her as she captioned the photo with the phrase ‘Buffalo Soldier’. Buffalo Soldier is the title of one of Bob Marley’s most famous songs. The song was recorded in 1978 but was not officially released until 1983 when it appeared on the album, Confrontation, by Marley and the Wailers.   Read More Here.

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Kid Cudi In Rehab For Depression

Kid Cudi says he has checked himself into rehab for "depression and suicidal urges." The 32-year-old rapper made the announcement on his Facebook page Tuesday, one day after he says he checked in and signed the post by his real name, Scott Mescudi. Mescudi describes himself in the note as "a damaged human swimming in a pool of emotions every day of my life." He says, "anxiety and depression have ruled my life for as long as I can remember and I never leave the house because of it." He says his upcoming album "is still on the way" and says ...

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Lady Saw Receives Gospel Nomination

  Minister Marion Hall, formerly known as Lady Saw, has received her first nomination for a gospel award as she has been named as one of five persons up for the International Reggae and World Music Award (IRAWMA) in the category Best Gospel Song for 2016. Hall received the nomination for her song Jesus in the End and is up against fellow artistes Kevin Downswell, Lieutenant Stitchie and Papa San. A humble Hall told THE STAR that she is happy about the nomination, but is focused on winning souls for the Kingdom of God and not awards. "I wasn't aware of it ...

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Macka Diamond defends Etana and Tanya Stephens

Dancehall star Macka Diamond has waded in on the US political debate by defending Tanya Stephens and Etana in a Facebook post. In a video posted to the popular social media platform, she asked Jamaicans to stop being so harsh on female artistes. "Please tek time with them. They are female artistes and it doesn't look good for Jamaicans to be ganging up on them in such a terrible way. Everyone is entitled to their own opinion. We live in a democratic system. If Etana had said she was voting for Clinton, nobody would be attacking her that way, so it means that only their ...

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