DJ RICHIE BLOOD has dropped the December ReggaeChapter podcast featuring a straight-up mix of 2012’s biggest riddims out of Jamaica.
Five Jamaican reggae/dancehall artists are up for the Best Reggae Act category in the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards 2012.
The contenders are:
DJ RICHIE BLOOD delivers another rammed set featuring the best in reggae, dancehall and jungle coming out of Jamaica and the UK.
The UK’s Guardian newspaper has published an article called ‘Sounds of Jamaica: eight acts you need to know about now’.
The list includes:
VP Records and Greensleeves Records have released the 20th edition of the annual reggae compilation Reggae Gold as a special two-disc set including new and old hits from SEAN PAUL, POPCAAN, KONSHENS, BUSY SIGNAL and DAMIAN MARLEY.
This week prominent dancehall artists POPCAAN and GAZA SLIM released official statements shedding light on the Portmore Empire disbanding last month.
On Tuesday (19 June) POPCAAN, who is currently on tour in Europe, finally broke his silence on the rumoured clash with label boss VYBZ KARTEL and other members of his former crew.
This month DJ RICHIE BLOOD delivers another hour of the best in dancehall, dub, jungle and reggae to get you warmed up as the summer season kicks off.
The June podcast blazes a trail showcasing brand new dancehall riddims including Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor’s Bassline Riddim, Aurora Skies Riddim Pt.2 and Dre Skull’s Loudspeaker Riddim.
The March podcast from ReggaeChapter.com is now available featuring the latest in reggae, dancehall, dub and jungle coming out of Jamaica and the UK.
The third issue of dancehall fanzine No Ice Cream Sound has landed and features exclusive interviews with STYLO G, POPCAAN, MUNGO’S HIFI and YOUNG WARRIOR.
Soca musician SHURWAYNE WINCHESTER has teamed up with Jamaican dancehall artist POPCAAN for new single “Nobody Badda Dan We”.
The official remix is produced by King Bubba Production and is available for download here.
Here it is:
The Jamaican Broadcasting Commission has confirmed that POPCAAN's “Nuh Box Pon Jaw (All Now)” is unfit for broadcast on radio and television because it “endorses violence”.
Jamaican dancehall artist POPCAAN has released an official video for the track “Only Man She Wants”.
Here it is:
According to the Jamaica Observer, POPCAAN ‘won the battle’ last week at reggae’s greatest one-night show – Sting.
PORTMORE EMPIRE members VYBZ KARTEL, POPCAAN, SHAWN STORM and GAZA SLIM have released the video for “Empire For Ever”.
You can check out the new video below:
Casting is also underway for a new reality TV show featuring dancehall deejay VYBZ KARTEL.