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Vybz Kartel’s Escape From Jail Is Reportedly a Rumor

Tuesday night (Nov. 29), word spread throughout various news outlets that reggae entertainer Vybz Kartel had escaped from a Jamaican prison. Though users of social networking platforms ran with the story, the Jamaica Observer reports that the 'Clarks' crooner is still behind bars.

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VP Records Executive Joel Chin Shot and Killed in Jamaica

The reggae community is mourning the loss of VP Records executive Joel Chin, who was shot and killed Tuesday night (Aug. 16) at his home in St. Andrew, Jamaica.

As part of the VP team, Chin, 35, served as the company's Director of A&R. He was an instrumental part in launching the career

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Nicki Minaj Is Too Hot for Jamaica, Fined for Foul Mouth

BET Award winner Nicki Minaj was in trouble with the law at Jamaica's Reggae Sumfest 2011 over the weekend. The rapper was slapped with a $1,000 fine for her dirty mouth and dirty dancing.

According to the Jamaica Observer, the Harajuku Barbie's performance was "peppered wit

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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,

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Drake Contemplates Recording a Reggae Album in Jamaica

Drake has dabbled in reggae music before, heading to Jamaica to shoot the video for 'Find Your Love' and co-starring in the clip with reggae artist Mavado. But following his time on the island, the Toronto native revealed

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Drake Donates $25,000 for Jamaican Learning Center

Drake caught some heat with the Jamaican tourism board back in May when the video for his single 'Find Your Love' was released, and, according to Jamaican officials, portrayed the country in a violent and negative light. The video was filmed last April and featured Jamaica's own Mavado. Despite the negative feed

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Drake’s New Video Upsets Jamaican Tourism Official

Young Money rapper Drake chose Jamaica as the setting for his 'Find Your Love' video and second official single from his upcoming album 'Thank Me Later.' The video has become a viral hit since it premiered on May 11, but its violent undertones have raised some concerns about Jamaica's image in the media.

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Bounty Killer Arrested, Threatens Girlfriend From Jail

Dancehall artist, Bounty Killer, was arrested at his home in Jamaica on Monday, April 5, after assaulting his girlfriend of three years.

According to reports, Bounty Killer, born Rodney Price, was arrested by Jamaica's St. Andrew North Police and still remains in custody. Police officia

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