Tagged: Vybz Kartel

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Stream: Popcaan, “The System”

We’ve heard soca star Machel Montano’s version of Dre Skull’s new Loudspeaker riddim, “Go Down,” and now here’s “The System,” another rendition of the riddim from Portmore Empire supporting character turned fast-rising dancehall star, Popcaan. … read more »

POSTED May 21, 2012 11:07AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , ,
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Popcaan, “Party Shot (Major Lazer and ETC!ETC! Remix)” MP3

Major Lazer and Los Angeles moombahton producer ETC!ETC! add a little pep into Vybz Kartel-protege Popcaan’s summer-primed, “Party Shot.” For the original and more from Popcaan, download his recent mixtape, Yiy Change. Download: Popcaan, “Party … read more »

POSTED April 30, 2012 6:58PM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , , , ,
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Jamaica’s Love Affair With Clarks

Growing up in New York City, I remember seeing certain cool older girls rock Clarks Wallabees (Wu-Tang’s then footwear of choice) and thinking that if I only had a pair, I might be kind of … read more »

POSTED April 25, 2012 5:45PM IN ART+CULTURE NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: , , , ,
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The FADER Presents: LISTMANIA 2011!

Like every year, 2011 was a great one for music. With FADER’s sixth annual Listmania, we look back at some of our favorite, strange and funny moments. Most of them have to do with Drake. … read more »

POSTED December 18, 2011 11:59PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (16) TAGS: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
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Vybz Kartel f. Pusha T, “Half on a Baby (Remix)” MP3

We’ve been knocking a litany of versions of Vybz Kartel’s not-at-all subtle “Half on a Baby” since Mixpak dropped a dope remix EP earlier this fall. Here, it’s given new life by way of Miami … read more »

POSTED December 9, 2011 9:30AM IN MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , ,
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Vybz Kartel Granted Bail

Dancehall luminary Adidja Palmer bka Vybz Kartel has been granted $3 million bail by the Jamaican Supreme Court for the charge of alleged murder of Barrington “Bossie” Bryan. He will appear in Corporate Area Resident … read more »

POSTED December 1, 2011 2:15PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (7) TAGS: ,
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Did Vybz Kartel Escape from Prison?

It’s been reported that Adidja Palmer bka dancehall hero Vybz Kartel started a riot at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre early this morning in Jamaica. Kartel allegedly held an officer at gunpoint and eventually escaped, … read more »

POSTED November 30, 2011 10:31AM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (3) TAGS: ,
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Stream VP Records’ Strictly The Best Volumes 44 and 45

Strictly The Best is the longest running (officially sanctioned) reggae compilation series ever, gathering the most-massive Jamaican hits at the end of every year since 1990. Stream all 31 tracks from Strictly The Best‘s 2011 … read more »

POSTED November 22, 2011 4:00PM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Vybz Kartel Charged with Second Murder

Last night, following a two hour interrogation, dancehall singer Vybz Kartel was slapped with a second murder charge, related to the death of Clive “Lizard” Williams. Williams was killed August 16th in Havendale, about 20 … read more »

POSTED October 25, 2011 2:32PM IN MUSIC NEWS Comments (1) TAGS: ,
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Stream: Vybz Kartel, “Half on a Baby (Dubbel Dutch Remix)”

Dancehall hero Vybz Kartel was charged with murder, illegal gun possession, conspiracy to murder and possession of marijuana early this month. He’s been in custody since. Over the weekend he was forced to defer an … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2011 11:40AM IN MP3 / STREAMS Comments (5) TAGS: , , , ,