International soca star Destra Garcia successfully launched her latest studio effort, HOTT, in Manhattan last Saturday, April 25, 2009. A sold-out crowd packed SOB's, as New York City's premier nightlife promotions team - Upscale Crowd Entertainment and Caribbean Fuse - presented the launch of her sixth album to longtime and new fans.
The versatile vocalist, songwriter and performer did not disappoint the packed Manhattan venue.… Continue
One of Dancehall's best lyricists Vybz Kartel has been banned from performing on Grenadian soil at a concert scheduled for Saturday (May 2, 2009).
Rumors have been circulating that the gay rights group might be the ones behind the ban but according to reports by the Associated Press, a government official from Grenada had issued a statement, which stated that a popular Jamaican rapper has been barred from the country due to his… Continue
Judging from Eminem's Relapse track list, which leaked online Tuesday (April 28), the May 19 album is going to be another wild ride.
The character Ken Kaniff is returning, as are a handful of other skits. There's no title track, but there are a couple of song names that might allude to the album's title, such as "Must Be the Ganja" and "Déjà Vu." The track list originally leaked on the blog 2DopeBoyz.OkayPlayer.com and was later… Continue
RnB singer Bobby Valentino and the Gully God Mavado have been lacing each other's songs recently.
Big fans of each other's music, the link was made by Mavado's management and resulted in Bobby inviting Mavado to jump on the remix for his "Hands on Me" single.
In turn, Bobby has also sung on Mavado's ladies anthem "Never Believe You," which will drop in time for Summer.
Atlanta native Bobby Valentino's last single "Beep" was… Continue
Earlier this year, Beyoncé and Jay-Z celebrated their first wedding anniversary and it got a lot of people asking the power couple about their plans for children. Well, according to Beyoncé — who plays a mom in her new thriller "Obsessed" — a baby is not on the list of short-term… Continue
Joining the tradition of superstars whose fed up with carry a group (ie: Michael Jackson from the Jackson 5, Laryen Hill from the Fugees, Beyonce from Destiny Child etc.). Nicole Scherzinger has left the Pussycat Dolls.
Yahoo! Music News reports, the singer plans to launch a solo career and will officially leave when the girl band complete the promotion of new album "Doll Domination".
There has been no official comment on the… Continue
The prospect of a saucy smackdown between R&B singer Beyonce Knowles and teen-movie siren Ali Larter propelled the new "Fatal Attraction"-style thriller "Obsessed" to the top of the weekend box office in North America.
According to studio estimates issued on Sunday, "Obsessed" sold $28.5 million worth of tickets, earning about twice what industry pundits had forecast and easily exceeding its… Continue
According to the latest edition of Vibe magazine (with Rhianna on the cover) Jamaican Dancehall sensation Serani has got NEXT!
The prestigious urban bible features the talented singer/producer/musician in its "GOT NEXT" segment, reserved for rising stars on the US scene.
With his hit single "No Games" seemingly refusing to go away, the spins on US radio continue to rise with radio stations as far and wide as upstate New York to… Continue
Lil Wayne had a pretty uneventful day in court Thursday, but on Friday morning (April 24), he had a chance to possibly make new fans while sitting down with the ladies of ABC's "The View."
While on the show, Wayne talked about getting his GED and subsequently attending the University of Houston as a psychology major. He also told the hosts that he switched to taking online classes via the University of Phoenix.
Eminem got into detail about his forthcoming album, Relapse, (due May 19) during an interview with Shade 45's Angela Yee on "The Morning After" Sirius satellite radio show on Thursday, explaining why the album will only feature Dr. Dre and 50 Cent as collaborators.
Dre produced the majority of the album, save for one track Em did himself. The rapper said Dre's handling the bulk of the production allowed him to experiment even more… Continue
The show that promises to be the 'best of the best' is indeed that. The 2009 line-up for its third undertaking on Sunday, May 24th at Bicentennial Park in Miami sees nothing but stars!
Billed as the "Best Caribbean Show in North America," Best of the Best has grown into an international music festival, which music lovers journey from around the world to savor each year. Presented by Miami's premier promotions company, JBJ… Continue
Photos have surfaced of Rihanna and her pal, Katy Perry, vacationing together in Barbados. The duo were snapped on a boat Tuesday in Rihanna's home country.
Perry recently opened up to MTV News about her friendship with the singer, who was allegedly attacked by her then-boyfriend Chris Brown in February, saying that tabloid rumors of Perry reaching out to the singer after the incident have been exaggerated.
Reggae legend Bob Marley's "One Love" topped a list of Jamaica's 100 best songs over 50 years that was unveiled on Tuesday by a panel of musicians and cultural officials associated with the University of the West Indies.
Marley, whose mastery of reggae made him an international superstar, had nine selections in the top 100 and two in the top 10, with "Simmer Down" landing at No. 9. His popular "No Woman No Cry" was picked No. 12 and… Continue
With the release of Beenie Man's hit song Gimmi Gimmi (produced by Stephen 'Di Genius' McGregor), the Grammy winning artist, and The King of Dancehall teams with acclaimed video director, Little X, who will be shooting the video for the song in Toronto, Canada on Tuesday April 21st, and Wednesday April 22nd.
"Little X and I go way back - we've been friends for years. I like his work, and he likes mine, so it's only natural he shoots… Continue