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Davina Bennet Shines as Miss Jamaica in the Miss Universe 2017 Pageant

Miss Universe Jamaica 2017, Davina Bennett, made Jamaica proud when she placed third in the Miss Universe Pageant which took place last Sunday in Las Vegas. The Jamaican queen went against the status quo and created history by being the first contestant to make it so far in the competition with an Afro. During a press conference held upon her arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport last Tuesday, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sports Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange praised Bennett on portraying authentic natural beauty throughout the competition. “You…

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Shaggy Unveils Clothing Line, Rae Town

The platinum-recording artiste made the announcement last week via his social media pages. He revealed that the brand’s name is inspired by his hometown roots, as well as the strong dancehall and sound system culture of Rae Town. “I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica … and if anybody knows about dancehall music and the cultural music of Jamaica, Rae Town is where the sound system culture came from,” his Instagram post read. “Local deejays, or as we call them in Jamaica, selectors, would put massive speaker boxes in…

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Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill Founder Commits Suicide Inside His Bronx Factory Over Alleged Tax Debt

The founder of the Golden Krust Jamaican beef patty empire killed himself amid fears the feds were investigating him for evading millions of dollars in taxes. A family member told detectives that Lowell Hawthorne, 57, admitted the huge tax debt to some of his relatives, and was “acting funny” and “talking to himself” in the hours before his suicide, a law enforcement source said Sunday. Surveillance video shows the meat-pie mogul shooting himself in the head at his office inside the Golden Krust bakery and warehouse in the Bronx, said…

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Fetty Wap’s OG Baby Mama Just Dropped A Bombshell About Alexis Skyy’s Pregnancy

The drama among all three of Fetty Wap’s most recent baby mamas — Masika Kalysha, Alexis Skyy and Lazhae Zeona — has taken new heights with the latest now sharing her thoughts on the other two ladies, and her opinions come sprinkled with a bit of shade. See why else Fetty Wap’s been in the news lately with BET Breaks, above. Zeona took to Instagram Live again to answer fans’ questions about the messy scenario involving all four parties, explaining that the rapper initially told her that Alexis’ unborn child…

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St. Kitts Sets the Bar for Caribbean Music Festivals

The 18th St. Kitts Music Festival has brought together some of the best-known Caribbean and International artists – including Kelly Rowland and Beenie Man – for three nights of pulsating partying in the capital Bassettere’s Warner Park Stadium. Former Destiny’s Child singer Kelly Rowland and The Voice USA winner Tessanne Chin were the indisputable crowd-pullers of this year’s three-night event with Beenie Man and Chronixx providing some local flavor. The opening ‘Jump Up’ night featured Trinidadian star Machel Montana in a showcase of soca and calypso music, followed by Destra,…

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Dipset Reveals Plans for Reunion Documentary & EP

“We had our trials and tribulations, a lot of things happened,” Juelz Santana tells “TRL,” “but at the end of the day, that keyword in there is ‘brothers.’” If Dipset’s recent performance for Spotify’s Rap Caviar live showcase is any indication, the Harlem-bred collective is officially back and kicking their reunion into full swing. On Tuesday, The Diplomats’ own Jim Jones, Freekey Zekey and Juelz Santana stopped by MTV’s TRL to reveal plans for their upcoming reunion. Speaking with TRL host DC Young Fly, the men discussed how they’ve remained…

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Is Swizz Beatz Working On New Material With J. Cole?

It looks like Swizz Beatz could be cookin’ up something in the studio, thanks to an eyebrow-raising Instagram photo featuring J. Cole. “Told you I’m in Album mode !!!!” the producer captioned a photo published on Tuesday (No. 21). “@realcoleworld good vibes and Magic Zone☠️☠️☠️☠️☠️☠️ the graduation is over !!!” There’s no word exactly on what the twosome, both adorned in black, could be working on. However, with a recent Harvard Business School degree under his belt, Showtime has lot of free time in his schedule. Swizz’s last full-length solo…

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Lil Uzi Vert Struggle To Quit Drugs After Lil Peep’s Death

Lil Uzi Vert is struggling to quit drugs following the untimely death of rapper Lil Peep. Since his death from a drug overdose on November 15th, Lil Peep friends and fans have been speaking out against drugs in a movement that has been gaining traction on Twitter. Several celebrities including Wiz Khalifa has spoken out against some drugs including lean, aka sizzurp, that is popular in hip hop culture. Now Lil Uzi Vert is saying he wants to be drug-free but it’s posing a challenge for him and he is…

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Nelly Gets Roasted For Performing At Men Only Show In Saudi Arabia

The St. Louis rapper will be performing at a concert in Saudia Arabia set for December 14th. The ultraconservative state’s Entertainment Authority has been getting some criticism from its citizens due to Nelly’s recent negative headlines involving rape. Let’s remember that he was exonerated of all charges and the case dismissed. There is also a 2015 case where he pleaded guilty to marijuana possession. Drug possession is a major crime in Saudi Arabia and drug smuggling is punishable by death. The “Hot In Herre” rapper has been getting some trolling…

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Ninjaman Conviction Caused By Fight Over Kitchen Space

Ninjaman is staring down a life sentence in prison and will likely run into the likes of Vybz Kartel who he once had a beef with. The dancehall legend was convicted on Monday by a seven-member jury panel. The artist, born Desmond Ballentine, his son Janiel, and Dennis Clayton were all found guilty of the killing of Ricardo Johnson, a crime that could have been easily avoided. According to the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP), Paula Llewellyn, Ninjaman legal troubles started from a simple domestic dispute on Marl Road, Kingston…

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