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Is Jada Kingdom The ‘Female Dexta Daps’ In Dancehall?

Fans are calling Jamaican vocalist Jada Kingdom the ‘Female Dexta Daps,’ and she seems to strongly disagree with the notion. The 20-year-old songstress says while she is flattered by the comparison, her musical style is very different from the highly sexual ladies man Dexta Daps. “I’m a big fan of …

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Spice Broke The Internet With ‘Black Hypocrisy’ One Year Ago

Its been a year since Spice broke the internet with her Black Hypocrisy single. The Queen of Dancehall sent tongues wagging last year when she uploaded a light skinned photo to bring awareness about colourism. “One year ago on this date October 22nd I boldly took a stance to address …

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34 Killed in Jamaica Last Week

Despite seven of 19 Jamaican police divisions being under a state of emergency (SOE), murders and shootings are still higher as at October 19 this year than for the corresponding period in 2018. Last week alone, there were 34 murders across the country, at a rate of nearly five per …

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Blind woman says Kanye is her type of man

Though visually impaired, 43-year-old Camile Henry said nothing could deter her from being at Kanye West’s ‘Sunday Service’ last Friday night. Henry, who travelled from Portmore, St Catherine, told THE STAR that Kanye West sounds like the perfect man. “Me caan see…not even a likkle fog. Me grow up blind, from me …

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He is only 23 and has stage four colon cancer

Nine years ago, Matthew Gordon suffered the pain of losing his father to colon cancer. Now, the 23-year-old’s life is being threatened by the same disease. On October 12 he got the dreadful diagnosis — the cancer eating away his body is at stage four. Gordon, who is now in Black River …

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PJ Patterson Hospitalized Following Serious Car Accident

Former Prime Minister, Queen’s Counsel PJ Patterson remains in hospital this morning following a serious motor vehicle accident at his Upper St. Andrew home last evening. Patterson is conscious and escaped major injury to his upper body. However, the former Prime Minister is reportedly suspected to have suffered serious injury to …

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11 year-old Student Shot In The Head Makes Full Recovery

11 Year Old Trishana Barett The Holy Trinity student Trishana Barrett, 12 years of age, who was shot in the head and initially reported dead has made a full recovery. Trishana had successive surgeries and is now said to be out of the hospital and home with her family. On …

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$1.5 Million raised for Teddy Bruckshut’s Funeral

Funeral arrangements for the late Leonard Forbes famously known as Louie Rankin appear to be a burden his family member can’t bare alone. On Wednesday, October 2, 2019, a GoFundMe account to neutralize funeral expenses for Rankin surfaced, leaving many with questions. Initially, when the GoFundMe account was created, people …

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Popular Jamaican Actor Teddy BrukShut Has Passed

Popular Jamaican actor/Dancehall artiste Louie Rankin has died. The Grammy-award winning artiste passed away on Monday in a fatal wreck in Ontario, Canada. The crash reportedly involved a transport truck and another vehicle, TMZ reports. Louie Rankin, real name Leonard Forbes, was born in St. Thomas, Jamaica and grew up …

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