The 32nd annual International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) climate on Saturday at the Coral Springs Centre for the Arts in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and there were some big winners and plenty loosers.
Damian “Junior Gong” Marley, Mr. Vegas, and Tarrus Riley walked away the night’s biggest winners, taking home two awards each.
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The Jamaican entertainers were spotted on the tiny island mingling with their fans and signing autographs ahead of the show.
Busy Signal is…Continue
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Chris Brown mingled with his fashionable friends at the Met Gala after-party in New York City last night. The “Fine China” singer, who has reportedly called it quits with Rihanna, was…Continue
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Ja Rule is a free man. The New York rapper was released from prison today after serving his sentences for attempted illegal gun possession and tax evasion.
According to TMZ, the 37-year-old departed Ray Brook Federal Prison in New York on Tuesday morning. His wife reportedly picked him up around 10 a.m. and drove him…Continue
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Kelly Rowland shows off her body of work on the black-and-white cover of Talk a Good Game. Rap-Up.com has your first look at the smoking-hot artwork for the singer’s fourth solo album. Kelly goes braless underneath a sheer black top, wearing only panties as she strikes a seductive pose.
The album arrives June 18 featuring contributions from Wiz Khalifa (“Gone”), Pharrell (“Feet to the Fire”), The-Dream…Continue
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While many of Jamaicans have confirmed that they read Vybz Kartel‘s book The Voice of the Jamaican Ghetto, most have stayed away from the book simply because it was written by Vybz Kartel.
Dr. Carolyn Cooper, like many Jamaicans, admitted that she too was skeptical about the book until she read it.
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Lauryn Hill still going to prison.
Despite fully paying off her tax debt just in time before her sentencing, Lauryn Hill is heading to prison for three months.
According to TMZ, a judge handed down the ruling earlier today in a Newark, New Jersey court.
The former Fugee rapper/singer will also spend 3 months on house arrest after completing her prison sentence…Continue
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She caught our attention with her Jennifer Lopez-sampledsingle “Becky From the Block,” and now 16-year-old rap sensation Becky G debuts the video for “Play It Again.” The L.A. native pays homage to her Mexican heritage as shecruises through Inglewood in an old…Continue
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You may recall her duet with CeeLo Green on “Only You” or add her soulful voice to B.o.B’s “Chandelier.” Now Atlantic Records songstress Lauriana Mae ventures out on her own with her debut video for “Money Mae.”
The blonde bombshell models designer threads by Catherine Malandrino and Balenciaga as she sings along to the big…Continue
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Elephant Man is indeed the energy god of dancehall on and off the stage.
The “Nuh Linga” deejay stopped by Winford Williams of OnStage this weekend where he opens up about some recent gay rumors, his pending rape case, dancehall comeback and much more.
Very funny interview so be prepared to laugh out loud.
Last month Elephant Man made gossip headlines when rumors surfaced claiming her was caught by his gardener in his pool with several homosexual…Continue
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Reggae veterans Red Fox and Rayvon on the new single “No Other Like You” and now they drop the official video.
The lovers rock infused single was produced by Musical Masquerade and has seen huge success in the New York area since its release earlier this year.
Watch the official video for Red Fox and Rayvon “No Other Like You”…Continue
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Nicki Minaj and Mariah Carey beef is nowhere near over.
The two divas got into an heated argument earlier this week on set American Idol and now Nicki Minaj has took to Twitter to bash the pop icon.
This is what Nicki Minaj wrote on …Continue
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Chris Brown got wild for the night while celebrating his 24th birthday in Las Vegas on Saturday. After attending the Mayweather-Guerrero fight earlier in the evening, the “Fine China” singer partied with his fans and friends including Fabolous at 1 OAK nightclub at The Mirage. Clubgoers lined up around the casino for a chance to rub elbows…Continue
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Rich Gang hits the jackpot in the video for “Tapout” featuring Lil Wayne, Future, Birdman, Mack Maine, and Nicki Minaj. The Hannah Lux Davis-directed clip was shot in Beverly Hills and Miami in March. Paris Hilton and Christina Milian play undercover waitresses, who go on a heist at a lavish mansion party.
After spiking a man’s drink, the ladies crack open the vault and find diamonds, gold, and cash. Christina is eventually caught, while Paris gets…Continue
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Lil Wayne may have lost his endorsement deal with Mountain Dew, but he had another reason to celebrate. The Young Money mogul launched his Spectre by Supra footwear line in Miami last night. The avid skateboarder partnered with the skating brand after they saw his passion for the sport.
Weezy took to the indoor ramp to skate with pro Stevie Williams and inked a tattoo on a guest. His manager Cortez Bryant, Young Money president…
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