Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 6, 2013 at 12:08pm
Vybz Kartel murder trial continues for its 15th day in the Home Circuit court today.
Vybz Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, has pleaded not guilty to the murder charge when the trial started last month.
He along with Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams are jointly charged for the alleged murder of dancer Clive “Lizard” Williams.
The trial was initially scheduled to run from November 18 through to December 6. However, witness are still taking the stand which could see the trial goes into it’s fourth week.
Yesterday the judge sent home the jury and cleared the courtroom of all press and observers for the testimony of former Jamaica Constabulary…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 6, 2013 at 11:52am
After conquering the music world, Rihanna is looking forward to make some babies.
But there is only one thing, she has yet to find a suitable mate to reproduce.
There are rumors that she is dating her old flame Drake, but a closer friend of the Bajan pop beauty recently told Urban Islandz that they are just friends.
Speaking with Glamour magazine, Rihanna opened up about her desire to start her own family.
“One day I will have kids,” Rihanna said. “I look forward to the day when I’m gonna be a mum. But I’m nowhere close. I don’t even have a potential baby daddy!”
Sources close Rihanna told Urban…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 6, 2013 at 11:48am
While Vybz Kartel fans may love this painting, some dancehall fans find it very offensive.
The photo has been making it’s rounds on social media this week with mix reactions.
A lot of commentors wrote “Free Worl’Boss,” while other expressed their disdain of the depiction.
The painting, which was inspired by Ingres’s – Jupiter and Thetis, was done by Jamaican born painter Kavion Robinson.
According to Robinson, the painting was done over two years ago
“Someone bought this to my attention that a painting I painted over 2years a go is being talked about as controversial,” Robinson said on Facebook. “My answer was I don’t care someone just looking for attention.”
Do you think Vybz Kartel is a god-like figure in…Continue
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 6, 2013 at 11:46am
Amidst a full roster of activities for the Yuletide season Dancehall & Reggae act Collin Edwards better known as Demarco is currently immersed in the studio working on material for his upcoming album.
Still untitled the proposed compilation will mark the singers’ official album debut despite emerging on the scene six years ago with hits such as ‘Fallen Soldiers’, ‘I Love My Life’ and ‘True Friend’ among a cadre of others.
Alluding to the album and the lengthy timeline Demarco says he wants to veer from the norm, but still provide an offering that fans and the wider populous will musically appreciate. The album will adopt a Alternative/Reggae format.
“I want to provide fans with something exceptional that will transcend time…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 6, 2013 at 11:43am
Former President of South Africa Nelson Mandela is dead at age 95.
The anti-apartheid icon passed away peacefully at his home in South Africa on Thursday, December 5, 2013.
There were several rumors circulating on social media claiming the Mandela has passed away yesterday.
However, multiple news sources have confirmed his passing earlier today including CNN.
Wikipedia has also already updated Mandela’s death.
The cause of his death is not yet known, but Nelson Mandela was battling a recurring lung infection for several months.
Nelson Mandela was born in the small village of Mvezo in Umtatu on July 18, 1918.
Mandela, who served 27 years in prison, served as South Africa’s first black…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 5, 2013 at 2:09pm
Cham premiered the video today for his single “Fighter” featuring Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley.
The gritty video was directed by Kush Asher, while the single was produced by Dave Kelly, who is a longtime friend of Baby Cham.
The video starts out with Cham and Damian Marley playing chess while a young man walked up with a scholarship in his hand. But another guy took same young man to a corrupt politician who gave him money for a hit on another man.
Cham is currently working on his new album due next year.
Watch the official video for Cham featuring Damian Marley “Fighter” below.…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 5, 2013 at 1:17pm
Skrillex will be making his debut in Jamaica on stage with Major Lazer.
Major Lazer will be taking their tour to Mass Camp in Kingston on December 20 and Skrillex will be joining.
Along with the electro-dance artist/producer, Damian “Jr Gong” Marley will also performed on the show. It will be interesting to see Skrillex and Damian Marley performed their monster hit single “Make It Bun Dem” live in front a Jamaican audience.
Major Lazer and their production team are promising Jamaican fans a once in a lifetimeexperience.
This is what Diplo has to say:
“Almost one year ago exactly, we kicked off our world tour in Kingston, and through the year, we have done so much workpromoting our new album Free the Universe. The world tour is coming to…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 5, 2013 at 12:43pm
Vybz Kartel murder trial in the Home Circuit circuit is winding down. A verdict could be reached as early as Friday if there are no delays.
Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is on trial for the alleged murder of Clive “Lizard” Williams. He is jointly charged for Williams’ murder along with Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, André St John, and Shane Williams.
Police say Williams was murdered over a missing illegal firearm that belong to Vybz Kartel. His body or the missing gun was not found.
Officers say Kartel and his co-accused beat Williams to death on August 16, 2011 at ahouse in Havendale, St. Andrew.
Yesterday, government forensic …
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 5, 2013 at 12:25pm
After conquering music as the most powerful music couple, Beyonce and Jay-Z are setting the bars even higher for themselves.
After a fun getaway to Jamaica, Beyoncé and Jay-Z have decided to go Vegan. Hov wrote about hus 22 days challenge on his website Life+Time.
According to the rap mogul, he will only eat plant base diet only for at least 22 days.
Jay-Z celebrated his 44th birthday yesterday, December 4.
Read what Jay-Z wrote on Life+Time:
Psychologists have said it takes 21 days to make or break a habit. On the 22nd day, you’ve found the way.
On December 3rd, one day before my 44th birthday I will embark on a 22 Days challenge to go completely vegan, or as I prefer to call it, plant-based!! This all began a few months…
Posted by Hot97 All Star on December 5, 2013 at 12:22pm