Saturday, December 7, 2019

FORBES REVEALS TOP-EARNING MUSICIANS OF 2019

  Kanye West was king in 2019. Forbes has revealed its annual list of the year’s highest-earning musicians, which includes Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Drake, and Kanye West. The Jesus Is King rapper lands at No. 2 on the list behind Taylor Swift with $150 million, thanks in large part to his Yeezy empire. His adidas partnership is expected to top $1.5 billion in sales...

ENTERTAINMENT ZONES MAY BE WORKABLE

At least one event organizer supports the government’s plan to identify designated entertainment zones across the island. This follows the uproar about the strict lock off times under the noise abatement act. This project is long over due as Jamaica is the home of reggae and dancehall and we are lovers of street dances and parties. On Tuesday entertainment Minister Olivia...

FRENCH MONTANA OUT OF THE HOSPITAL

Rapper French Montana whose real name is Karim Kharbouch is finally out of the hospital after a nearly 2-week stay. French was out of icu last week Thursday ( nov 28) and now he is out from west hills hospital earlier this week. But doctors have ordered at least 30 more days of bed rest at home. L.a. County sheriff's deputies...

XXXTENTACION’S FINAL ALBUM ‘BAD VIBES FOREVER’ OUT TODAY

  A year-and-a-half since his tragic death, XXXTentacion’s estate debuts his fourth and final full-length album, Bad Vibes Forever. The 25 tracks, most of which are around two minutes, include appearances from some of X’s famous fans and friends including Lil Wayne, Rick Ross, Tory Lanez, Joey Bada$$, Joyner Lucas, PnB Rock, Trippie Redd, and Noah Cyrus. Vybz Kartel, Ky-mani Marley and...

PERMANENT TRAFFIC CHANGES FOR MANDELA HIGHWAY/SIX MILES COME MONDAY

  Motorists using the Mandela Highway will no longer be able to turn directly from the highway onto Tom Cringle Drive as the median at the intersection will be closed permanently as of Monday, December 9. The National Works Agency NWA said the median will be closed to improve safety and eliminate delays caused by the temporary traffic signals. NWA Communication and...

Banana Board calls on Private Sector to help with fight against TR4 disease

General Manager of the Banana Board, Janet Coney is calling on the private sector to assist in the fight against Tropical Race 4 disease, TR4. TR4 is a deadly disease which affects bananas and plantains. Noting that the disease spreads easily and could wipe out the entire banana industry, Ms Coney says it's quite expensive to prevent the disease...

Wozniacki to retire after Australian Open

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki has announced she will retire after the Australian Open in January. The 29-year-old is currently ranked 37th in the world and last competed in the China Open in October. Wozniacki, who enrolled at Harvard Business School in September, was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis in 2018. However, the Dane says her retirement has "nothing to do with...

Government to develop site of the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, says the Government is looking to develop the site of the Catherine Hall Entertainment Complex in Montego Bay, St. James. The Prime Minister said that the Catherine Hall site, which is the venue of the island’s renowned international music festival, Reggae Sumfest, is another expanse of land in the parish that has critical value, “but its...

Everton fires manager Marco Silva after losing to Liverpool

Everton have sacked manager Marco Silva after 18 months, with the club in the Premier League relegation zone after their Merseyside derby humiliation. Wednesday's 5-2 defeat by Liverpool at Anfield was their ninth of the season and leaves them 18th in the Premier League after three successive losses. Silva, who took charge in May 2018, won 24 and lost 24 of...

Portland Trail Blazers to guarantee Anthony’s deal

ESPN says The Portland Trail Blazers will change Carmelo Anthony’s contract into a guaranteed deal. Anthony signed a non-guaranteed, one-year, $2.15 million deal upon joining the team last month but his production has fast-speeded the decision. The team has until early January to guarantee the deal but apparently figures there is no reason to wait. Anthony was Western Conference Player of the...
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