Reggae

Sean Kingston Is Released From Hospital
Less than one month after his jet-skiing accident, Sean Kingston has been released from a Miami hospital. The 21-year-old was released from the hospital Tuesday (June 21) morning and is expected to make a full recovery after suffering a broken jaw, water in his lungs and a fractured wrist...
Ne-Yo to Promote Reggae Music With New Record Label
Ne-Yo has made a name for himself penning hits for some of music's biggest stars and now the accomplished singer-songwriter wants to use his talents to promote Jamaican artists. As reported by the Jamaican Observer, Ne-Yo, will open a new sector of his Compound Entertainment imprint, Compound I…
Nas, Damian Marley to End ‘Distant Relatives’ Tour in NYC
Nas and Damian Marley have announced that they will be making the final stop of their Distant Relatives tour in New York City on August 11 at Central Park's SummerStage.
Nas and Marley released their collaborative album almost exactly a year ago, on May 18, 2010, and have toured for the better part o…
Lauryn Hill to Pay Tribute to Bob Marley on ‘Late Night’
On Monday night (May 9), NBC TV host Jimmy Fallon kicked off a one-week tribute series in honor of the legendary Bob Marley on his late night talk show.
The funnyman has recruited a lineup of stars who will put on nightly performances in honor of the late musician, including Keith Richards, Lenny Kra…
Buju Banton to Be Sentenced in June
After being found guilty on cocaine-related charges in February, reggae star Buju Banton has been given a sentencing date. The Jamaica native is scheduled to go before a judge on June 16 for sentencing for three drug-related charges stemming from a retrial from a December 2009 case...
Buju Banton Found Guilty on Cocaine-Related Charges
Reggae superstar Buju Banton, real name Mark Myrie, was found guilty on three of four drug charges this afternoon.

Banton -- who took home this year's Best Reggae Album Grammy for his 10th studio album, 'Before the Dawn' -- was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five or …
Buju Banton Begins Retrial, Additional Charges Added
After taking home the Best Reggae Album Grammy for 'Before the Dawn' last night, Buju Banton is back to fighting for his freedom. Banton was tried last year on charges of conspiracy to possess and distribute cocaine, and aiding and abetting the possession of a firearm, but the case was bro…
Rihanna, Buju Banton Early Winners at 2011 Grammys
Rihanna picked up an early 2011 Grammy. The singer took home the award for Best Dance Recording for 'Only Girl (In the World).' The song is featured on her fifth album 'Loud,' released in November. The single, however, beat the Grammy nominations cut off date (Sept...

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