Category Archives: Dancehall

Robbie Shakespeare, Of Reggae Production Duo Sly & Robbie, Dead At 68

Robbie Shakespeare, best known as the one half of the production duo and reggae rhythm section, Sly and Robbie, with world-famous drummer Sly Dunbar has died today (December 8). He reportedly passed away in a hospital in Florida following kidney surgery. He was 68 and had been ailing for some time. Minister of Entertainment Olivia Continue Reading...

Dancehall Artist JahShii Arrested At Illegal Christmas Party In Clarendon

Dancehall deejay Jahshii and several people who attended an event that looked like a party on Christmas Eve night in Clarendon were arrested for breaching the Disaster Risk Management Act. The Act prohibits gatherings of more than ten people, and specifically, parties are on that list, even though Prime Minister Andrew Holness weeks ago declared Continue Reading...

Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Jimmy Cliff, Miss Lou For National Hero Says Senator

Bob Marley, Usain Bolt, Jimmy Cliff, and Miss Lou could be Jamaica’s next national heroes. Jamaica could be getting four more national heroes if all goes well with a motion planned by an Opposition government senator in the Houses of Parliament Jamaica. The recent appointment of Rihanna as a national hero in Barbados has given Jamaica impetus Continue Reading...