January 9, 2015

Legendary gospel figure Andrae Crouch, who worked with pop stars, dies in Los Angeles at 72

By Robert Jablon THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Andrae Crouch, a legendary gospel performer, songwriter and choir director whose work graced songs by Michael Jackson […]
January 8, 2015

Jah Vinci Releases New Single “Fi Di Poor” Featuring Mr. G, Produced By Street Block Records

[Kingston, Jamaica] Early this month Jamaica’s popular singjay, Jah Vinci released his new single “Fi Di Poor” which featured popular songwriter and dancehall act Mr. G. […]
January 8, 2015

Bill Cosby moves on to second Ontario show after standing ovation Wednesday

By Diana Mehta THE CANADIAN PRESS LONDON, Ont. _ Bill Cosby was forced to confront the allegations that have dogged him for weeks when a heckler […]
January 5, 2015

US hip hop artist Joey Bada$$ charged in Australia with assaulting security guard

CANBERRA, Australia _ New York hip-hop artist Joey Bada$$ has been charged in an Australian court with assaulting a security guard before a performance last week, […]
January 3, 2015

Alkaline upbeat despite shooting

DESPITE a shooting in a nightclub in which he was performing, controversial dancehall artiste Alkaline is giving his first North American gig thumbs up. According to […]
January 2, 2015

Gully Bop’s girl

ONE month ago, the life of a down-and-out deejay called Gully Bop was transformed after a video of him ‘freestyling’ went viral. The 50-year-old artiste, whose […]
December 23, 2014

New York dentists offer to fix Gully bop’s teeth for free

Two New York-based Jamaica-born dentists – Dr Dwight Williams and Dr Kerisa Harriott – are offering their services free of charge to ensure that new Internet […]
December 21, 2014


BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ E-S-P-N will run a five-part documentary on a 17-year-old football star who happens to be Snoop Dogg’s son. “Snoop and Son: A […]
December 18, 2014

Big Lean Feat. King Louie – All Times [Toronto Unsigned Artist] (Official Music Video)

Big Lean Feat. King Louie “All Times” (Official Music Video) (Prod. By Pro Logic) (Unsigned Toronto Artist) Directed By Zac Facts Mixtape: Enough Is Enough Twitter: […]
December 18, 2014

Drake says “Drake Night” not about him, but about Toronto Raptors as a team

By Lori Ewing THE CANADIAN PRESS T ORONTO _ Toronto Raptors coach Dwane Casey said he often gets asked about Drake. “I get texts: ‘Do you […]
December 18, 2014


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ J. Cole has picked up his third number-one record. Billboard reports “2014 Forest Hills Drive” debuts at number one, moving 375-thousand units. […]
December 18, 2014

Up and coming Brooklyn rapper Bobby Shmurda to be arraigned on gun and narcotics charges

NEW YORK _ An up-and-coming rapper who performs under the name of Bobby Shmurda will face gun and drug trafficking charges when an arraignment is unsealed […]