MAN ARRESTED FOR BREACHES OF THE FIREARMS ACT IN ST. ANN

  The Ocho Rios Police arrested a man for breaches of the Firearms Act, following the seizure of a firearm on James Avenue in Ocho Rios, St. Ann yesterday (Fri). Reports are that about 12:50 p.m., officers were on patrol duties in the area when two men were observed acting in a manner that aroused their suspicion. The men were accosted and...

JAY-Z TO BECOME NFL TEAM OWNER

  JAY-Z is making another power play. Following his music and social justice partnership with the NFL, TMZ Sports reports that the Roc Nation mogul is taking his relationship with the league to the next level by becoming part owner of an NFL team. Sources connected to JAY-Z claim that he is going to have a “significant ownership interest” in an NFL...

NIKE CHANGES POLICY FOR PREGNANT ATHLETES

  Six-time Olympic gold medallist Allyson Felix says female athletes will "no longer be financially penalized for having a child" after Nike changed its contracts for pregnant athletes. In a letter shared by Felix on social media, Nike says it will "not apply any performance-related reduction" for 18 months if an athlete becomes pregnant. Felix's daughter Camryn was born prematurely in November. In...

JAMAICAN DESCRIBED AS MAJOR PLAYER IN LOTTERY SCAMMING, SENTENCED TO 34 MONTHS

  A 23 year old Jamaican man who was described as a major player in lottery scamming, was sentenced to 34 months in US Federal Prison yesterday (Thurs) after pleading guilty to lottery scamming charges. He has been identified as Oraine Gray otherwise called James Cooper of Ramble Hanover. The US Department of Justice says Gray was sentenced, after pleading guilty to...

SEAN PAUL HUMBLED TO RECEIVE NATIONAL HONOUR

  International dancehall star Sean Paul is experiencing unbridled joy after it was announced that he will be conferred with the Order of Distinction by the Government of Jamaica. The Get Busy artiste is being recognized for his contribution to the global popularity and promotion of reggae music. He will receive the honour on Heroes Day. Sean Paul in release said this is...

CMA VOTERS CONSIDER WHETHER TO NOMINATE ‘OLD TOWN ROAD’

    Though Lil Nas X has broken chart records and become a streaming juggernaut with his breakout country rap hit “Old Town Road” with Billy Ray Cyrus, the song faces an uphill challenge to get a nomination for a CMA award. Ballots have gone out for nominations for the Country Music Association Awards, but some voters are struggling to decide how...

CHRIS GAYLE RESPONDS TO THE QUESTION OF HIS RETIREMENT FROM ODIS

  Contrary to speculations Jamaica and West Indies opener Chris Gayle has indicated that he has not retired from international cricket. This comes after the West Indies suffered a 2-nil defeat to India in the three game ODI series, which ended at the Queens Park Oval yesterday (Wed). According to Gayle - who recently surpassed Brian Lara's ODI run record, which now...

Tarrus Riley launches B.L.E.M EP

Reggae singer Tarrus Riley hosted a listening session for his debut EP. B.L.E.M. on Tuesday evening The event which took place at Janga's Sound Bar on Belmont Road, was attended by industry players, peers and fans. The session saw Riley performing songs from the EP backed by his live band Black Soil with the legendary saxophonist Dean...

‘Curvy Diva’ to drop debut EP

Entertainer Yanique Curvy Diva Barrett says she's working on her first EP entitled "Underestimated". This following the release of "Bounce", a track she shares with Demarco, who is also instrumental in the the project's production. She tells us more.

UPDATE: ASAP ROCKY ORDERED TO PAY VICTIM $1,300 COMPENSATION

  A$AP Rocky has been ordered to pay $1,300 compensation to his victim. The 30-year-old rapper and his co-defendants Bladimir Corniel and David Rispers were found guilty of assault by a Swedish court this morning (Wed) and ordered to pay $1,300 to their 19-year-old victim, Mustafa Jafari. The New York Times reports that the sum will be split between the trio, while...
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