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Jamaican Woman Wins Reality Dating Series ‘She’s Got Game’ on VH1

A former Miss Jamaica Universe contestant, Rebecca Silvera has won the season finale of rapper The Game’s reality dating series She’s Got Game which aires on VH1. She’s Got Game is a reality dating series that follows the Grammy-nominated rapper The Game (Jayceon Taylor) in his pursuit of the perfect love match. 28-y-o Rebecca, was the 2nd runner-up in the ...

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Sanneta Myrie Crowned Miss Jamaica World 2015

Twenty-four-year-old Sanneta Myrie, a medical doctor who locks her hair, has been crowned Miss Jamaica World 2015. Myrie, who mentors teens in inner-city communities and runs an after-school programme took home the crown, in a hotly contested competition this evening at the Montego Bay Convention Centre in St. James. A crowd favourite, Myrie outpaced 19 other contestants to win the ...

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OMI’s ‘Cheerleader’ Leaps To #1 on Billboard Hot 100 Chart

OMI’s “Cheerleader” crowns the Billboard Hot 100, rising 2-1. The buoyant reggae/pop song replaces Wiz Khalifa’s “See You Again,” featuring Charlie Puth, after 12 weeks. “Cheerleader” joins the elite club of reggae hits that have crossed over to the Hot 100’s top spot.

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Rick Ross Pulled From Reggae Sumfest Due To Legal Battles

American hip hop artiste Rick Ross will not be appearing at Reggae Sumfest at Catherine Hall, Montego Bay, this year. The rapper, who is currently facing kidnapping and assault charges in the United States, has been dropped from the festival’s line-up due to what is referred to as “circumstances beyond the control of [the] organisers”. “Rick Ross is unable to ...

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PopCaan Hits #2 on Billboard Reggae Chart

PopCaan has landed in the #2 position on the Billboard Top Reggae Albums Chart. Poppi who was last week ranked #15, is today in the #2 position for the album “Where We Come From” after a 17 week run on the chart. Bob Marley and the Wailers occupy the top spot with Easy Skanking in Boston 78. Other Jamaicans in ...

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Omi Breaks Billboard Hot 100 Top 10

Reggae’s last presence in the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 dates back to 2014, when Caucasian American band MAGIC! spent six weeks in the number-one spot with their Rude single. The success of the record perhaps answered questions about reggae’s relevance in the US market, however, staunch supporters of reggae music were still not satisfied, as no Jamaican recording artiste ...

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Jamaica’s Opens Its First Bowling Alley

Jamaica opened its very first bowling alley, JAMZONE, at Manor Centre, Kingston. The 22,000 square foot facility was officially launched on Tuesday, June 9. Opened under the theme ‘bowl, eat, and play’, JAMZONE features a state-of-the-art bowling alley, a video-game arcade called Buzzers, and a bistro-style restaurant, Lucky Strike Lounge. The exciting 12-lane bowling alley has a strong appeal for ...

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US Rapper Common Set For Reggae Sumfest 2015

Reggae Sumfest, the greatest reggae show on Earth, has earned the reputation of bringing the biggest and best stars to its stage. On Friday, July 17, 2015, International Night One, the event will see American rapper Common, born Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr, headlining the show. The multifaceted artiste, actor and poet will be a welcomed addition to the show. Common ...

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A Jamaican Hits J$196,500,000 Super Lotto Jackpot

Supreme Ventures Limited has announced that the Super Lotto Jackpot for last night’s draw #588 in the amount of J$196,500,000, was hit by a player in Jamaica. One lucky person with a J$200 ticket purchased in St. Elizabeth won the split price amount of the Super Lotto Jackpot with winning numbers: 07, 12, 13, 24, 30 and Super Ball 03. ...

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Mick Jagger Says Vybz Kartel is One of His Favorite Rappers

Legendary musician and Rolling Stones’ frontman, Mick Jagger, says incarcerated dancehall artiste Vybz kartel and Jay-Z are his favorite rappers. According to the global icon, Vybz Kartel’s language is difficult to understand. However, Vybz Kartel is ‘mad’ with dancehall styles. “My favourite rappers are Vybz Kartel, I like him, and I guess Jay-Z,” Mick Jagger said. The veteran could hardly ...

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