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Jamaica’s DeeJay John Wayne Dead at 51

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:54+00:00 February 1st, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

Jamaica’s legendary DeeJay Norval ‘John Wayne’ Henry (“Call The Police”) passed away Thursday January 30th at age 51 from Kidney failure. John Wayne is best known for his 1985 “Call The Police” done over the Sleng Teng Riddim. R.I.P John Wayne.

Ziggy Marley Wins 2014 Grammy Awards

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:54+00:00 January 28th, 2014|Entertainment News, News|

On Sunday January 26th 2014, Ziggy Marley’s “Ziggy Marley In Concert” (Tuff Gong Worldwide) was announced as winner of the "Best Reggae Album" Award at the 56th Annual GRAMMY Awards held in L.A. The 14-track album, recorded on Marley’s 2012 world tour, marked his third solo GRAMMY win, and his sixth overall GRAMMY. The Award Presentation was not included in any of the Television coverage. The list of runner up nominees included: One Love, One Life | Beres Hammond | [...]

King of the Ring Soundclash – See Hot Pics/Videos

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:55+00:00 December 14th, 2013|2013 Pics, Entertainment News, Friday Night ReggaeMania, Hot Pics, News|

Two trophies in a row, two consecutive titles.  Massive, just one week after the Fully Loaded Metamorphosis victory, Klymaxx Sound has done it again by being declared victors in last night's King of the Ring Soundclash at Milan Banquet Hall featuring Super Gold, Klymaxx and Cummtraxx. The event featured two 20 minute Rounds where all sounds came hardddd with big dubs playing on a nice-sounding Twin Star sound system. All Sounds had a wicked 1st Round, and the clash got [...]

Fat Kat Entertainment Available For DJ Bookings

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:56+00:00 November 27th, 2013|Entertainment News, Music, News|

Fat Kat Entertainment Specializing in Reggae, Hip Hop And R&B Oldies & More Dances Birthday Parties Weddings And All Other Social & Corporate Events) For Bookings Call: 416.836.7143 Email: Facebook, Twitter & Instagram: @fatkatent BBM: 74E5E2CD

Talktime 2 @ Jamaica Canadian Centre 10.24.13

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:59+00:00 September 26th, 2013|2013 Events, Events, News|

The Victoria Mutual Building Society invites you to get away to Jamaica Island in the Sun at Talktime "2" Come and hear exciting news on: Buying A Home in Jamaica How to Get a VM - Mortage - Easier Than You Think Why should you go through a Real Estate Agent hen Buying a Home Save Today and Build For a Brighter Tomorrow - VM Will Tell You How And Much More! Location: Jamaica Canadian Centre 995 Arrow Rd., Toronto [...]

Hallow Point Victorious At Rising Stars Sound Clash 09.20.13 – Review, Pics & Audio

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:59+00:00 September 24th, 2013|2013 Pics, Hot Pics, News|

  HALLOW POINT VICTORIOUS AT RISING STARS SOUND CLASH! All five Sounds were present and drew straws to determine their playing order.  The clash started at 12:12 AM.  The night was blessed with lightning and thunder showers - how apropos!  There were approximately 200 people in attendance and yours truly was the host.  The audio was by Step-A-Choice with Extacy Sounds providing early juggling. Round One: No Eliminations Hallow Point - 12:12 AM:  Hollow Point Sound was up first!  Representing [...]

Belinda Brady “Ole Ole” Video-Single Release @ AlleyCatz 09.26.13

By | 2017-09-17T10:22:59+00:00 September 20th, 2013|2013 Events, Entertainment News, Events, News|

Belinda Brady Performing Live for Her Video & Single Release "Ole Ole" Thursday September 26.2013 @ AlleyCatz 2409 Yonge St. (Just N. of Eglinton) Also Featuring 4x Stylus Award Winner Jester Music By: Spex Da Boss 8pm Start Time $10 Cover (Icludes CD) Info: Twitter: @BelindaBrady Facebook: belindabradymusic SoundCloud: belinda-brady-1 Instagram: belindabrady1

Patrick ‘Roach’ Samuels murdered in uptown Kingston

By | 2017-09-17T10:23:00+00:00 September 16th, 2013|News|

Goodnight ReggaeManiacs!  In case you haven't heard...The producer behind the 'Siren' riddim (2005) and the 'Overproof' riddim (2011), Patrick 'Roach' Samuels has died.  He was gunned down in the wee hours of Sunday, September 15, 2013.  He was in the vicinity of a gastation at Mary Brown's corner, St. Andrew when gunmen fired shots into his vehicle.  He tried to get away, but, three more shots were fired.  He later crashed along a section of Mannings Hill Road.  Roach was [...]

Man fatally shot inside Bovaird Banquet Hall

By | 2017-09-17T10:23:10+00:00 July 30th, 2013|News|

Condolences to Allan Ladd from Military Sound Crew who lost his eldest son, Ricky Ricardo Dunkley, early Sunday morning in a brazen shooting that left the 25-year-old father dead at the scene.  At a dance titled "hot shortsparty" held at Bovaird Banquet Hall Saturday, July 27, 2013, at approximately 4:15 am, the victim was approached near the bar by a gunman who fired three shots into his chest.  After shots were fired, the banquet hall cleared out.  Police are investigating [...]

Sound Rage Sound Clash @ Hickory House 02.09.13

By | 2017-09-17T10:23:25+00:00 February 15th, 2013|2013 Pics, Entertainment News, Hot Pics, News|

Congratulations to Toronto’s Step-A-Choice Sound, who, in last Saturday’s very sticky Sound Rage Sound clash (at Hickory House) emerged victorious over rival Sounds Soul Survival (2011/2012 Fully Loaded Champions), Lion Heart (2010/2012 GTA Cup Champions) and Magash Int'l (from Switzerland)! When I walked into the clash (just before 2 AM), I was pleasantly surprised to see 200 - 250 clash heads at Hickory House.  The promoters (Jill Richards + Mello Vibes) must have been happy with the numbers.  The promotion [...]