Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Spice Calls Out White Celebrities To Participate in Black Justice Protest

Dancehall deejay Spice has called out a number of white celebrities she claims should be out in the streets demanding justice, following the killing of George Floyd. Taylor Swift, Justine Bieber, Kim Kardashian, and George Clooney are some of the white celebs that Spice said should be in the streets protesting. The dancehall deejay who is currently in Atlanta, took...

Date Set for Finals of Jamaica Festival Song Competition

Culture and Entertainment Minister Olivia Grange says plans are well advanced for this year's staging of Jamaica Festival Song Competition. Miss Grange says with the finals set for July, the country will know the winning song in time for the independence celebrations. The top ten songs will be announced later this week. Several changes have been made in how the programme will...

Black Out Tuesday Gets Global Support

Jamaican celebrities, entertainers, and social media users have joined in the global Black Out Tuesday movement. Major Radio stations and TV channels have also changed their programmes to mark "Blackout Tuesday", reflecting on George Floyd's death in police custody. Several major music labels including Chris Blackwell’s Island Records, VP Records, Universal Music Group, Sony Music, and Columbia Records are participating in...

Koffee Shows Support for Protest Following George Floyd’s Death

Also, on the weekend, Jamaican International Artiste Koffee used her social media platform to show support to protesters, following George Floyd's death. On twitter, the Toast singer said -quote-"My People, as we witness the constant injustice towards our brothers and sisters, we must stand together. "I may be young but can fully feel the weight of the decades of oppression and...

Spice Speaks about the Death of George Floyd

Recording artiste Spice is the latest Jamaican entertainer to speak out in support of the protests in American cities over the death of George Floyd.  Spice in a video on Instagram sympathized with the protesters.

Musicians to observe global ‘blackout’ day

The international music industry is to observe a day-long "blackout" on Tuesday, in response to George Floyd's death last week. All three major record labels have shared a message on social media promising "a day to disconnect from work and reconnect with our community". Employees have been given Tuesday off as "a day of action," intended to "provoke accountability and change". Interscope...

Travis Scott Makes Emotional Appeal Following George Floyd’s Murder

Travis Scott took to social media on Sunday (May 31) to share an impassioned plea for accountability and justice in the wake of George Floyd's death. "As I pace around, thinking, trying to find something to ease the pain... there are almost no words that I can think of to properly express, or I can use to suppress, this enraged...

Lila on Top

Reggae recording artist Lila Ike is on top this week - on top of the Billboard Reggae lbums chart. The artiste's new album “The Experience” is the number one reggae selling album in the United States this week. The album debuts top of the current reggae albums chart sold 454 digital copies in its first week. Lila posted on her Instagram yesterday...

Madonna Gets Heat After Paying Tribute to George Floyd

Pop singer Madonna is under fire after she posted a video of her son dancing, to Micheal Jackson’s “They Don't Care About Us.” She wrote in the caption: "Brutal murder travels around the world my son David Dances to honor and pay tribute to George and His Family and all Acts of Racism and Discrimination that happen on a daily...

Forbes Magazine Confirms Kylie Jenner is not a Billionaire

The reality star and businesswoman Kylie Jenner is not a billionaire. This comes after Forbes magazine set it straight that Kylie and her mother Kris Jenner hired a private accountant to create false tax returns "to help juice Forbes' estimate of Kylie's earnings and net worth." Kylie Jenner last year was named by Forbes as the youngest self-made billionaire ever. However, Forbes...
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