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March 17, 2014

Mas Camp brings out the soca faithful with D' Bandit

THOUSANDS of soca fans turned up for their weekly dose of high-energy music at Bacchanal Fridays held at the newly transformed Mas Camp in St Andrew, on Friday. From an elevated position in the centre of the venue, Toronto-based DJ D'Bandit and DJ Smoke from Renaissance provided the evening's soundtrack much the delight of the audience, who showed their appreciation in dance. "We don't want it ...

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September 16, 2013

NURU 2013 Guestlist

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May 16, 2013

THE HOTEL DEAL YOU WANT For Toronto Carnival - 4 Star Hotel The Sheraton Convention Centre

Here is the HOTEL DEAL we usually have for Toronto Carnival brought to you by D' Bandit Enterprises and Carnival Angelz. This year we're going LUXURIOUS...that's right this year we are offering a hotel that is rated as 4.5 out of 5 stars one of the best in Toronto.  We are going to the SHERATON on QUEEN STREET...I know fantastic right!!  Group codes are DGB31A so call 1-800-627-7175 ...

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April 4, 2013

Machel Montano, Trinidadian Soca Star, looks beyond Carnival, signs deal with Universal Music France affiliate, AZ.

Soca superstar Machel Montano's hectic schedule throughout the six-week carnival season in Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), which ended on February 12th, included 20 concert performances, completing his carnival album Machelements Volume 1, preparing for two major soca competitions and promoting and producing the six-hour Machel Monday live extravaganza (February 4th), the latter of which attracted ...

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March 24, 2013

Downsound Records plans to make history with dancehall icon Ninja Man

Downsound Records CEO Josef Bondonovich believes his company is on a path to create history in dancehall music. He recently signed iconic clash artiste Desmond Ballentine, popularly known as Ninja Man to his label.Though many people might think Ninja Man is past his best musically Mr. Bondonovich is convinced that Ninja Man still has a lot to offer dancehall music.“This guy is a living legend, ...

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February 28, 2013

Bolt to earn £10,000 PER SECOND after agreeing to run 200m at Paris Diamond League

Usain Bolt will earn a staggering £10,000-a-second when he runs the 200m at the Paris Diamond League meeting this summer. The triple Olympic champion will earn £200,000 as he warms up for the World Championships in August by competing in the French capital on July 6. Organisers of the London Grand Prix on July 27 still hope to attract the Jamaican after the removal of a tax law.   Streets ...

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February 9, 2013

Super!!! Machel!! Super!!! Machel!!! They split Soca Monarch Power title

The much anticipated clash between soca heavyweights Austin "SuperBlue" Lyons and Machel Montano at Friday's Play Whe International Power Soca Monarch produced a result that most did not expect. Billed as the showdown between the student (Machel) and the teacher (SuperBlue), the judges could not separate the two after they delivered crowd pleasing performances at the Hasely Crawford Stadium in ...

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January 9, 2013

INTERNATIONAL SOCA MONARCH Semi Finalists

Soca 21….The People’s Event!!! Who will be competing on Sunday January 20th 2013 at the Arima Velodrome, to secure their places in the Finals on Fantastic Friday of the Play Whe International Power Soca Monarch & Digicel International Groovy Soca Monarch Competitions 2013? The names of the semi-finalists are as follows: Digicel International Groovy Soca Monarch Semi Finalists 2013 Ian ...

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December 29, 2012

VIDEO PODCAST: VID MIX 2012 by D' Bandit

VID MIX 2012 by D' Bandit with Soca, Reggae, Dancehall, Pop, Electro, Hip Hop and more from D Bandit on Vimeo.  

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December 10, 2012

BREAKING NEWS: Machel Montano and Kernal Roberts Found Guilty

(Trinidad Express) Soca star Machel Montano was this morning found guilty of five criminal offences. Montano, the reigning Power Soca Monarch and Road March king, along with Kernel Roberts, the son of legendary Calypso icon Lord Kitchener, Joel “Zan” Feveck, a member of Montano HD Family, and Rodney “Benjai” LeBlanc, best known for his patriotic song, Trini, were all charged with a series ...

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November 9, 2012

Ticket Disclaimer/policy info

Ticket Disclaimer/policy info: Any ticket issued is subject to the following conditions and may be revoked by the issuer, proprietor of the venue and/or organiser of the event for breach of any of the specifiedconditions: No refunds or exchanges on any ticket, booking fee, service fee or delivery fee except where required by Law. Tickets reported as lost or stolen may not be honored and may not ...

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October 18, 2012

CHRY 105.5FM raise funds for community radio

On Saturday October 20th on CHRY 105.5FM I try to raise funds for community radio.  Please join me at 6pm - 9pm to please pledge what you can toward this fund-raising drive. Any little amount will go a long way...$5, $10, $20 or if you can afford $100 will go toward a special gift for you.  So it’s a win win situation.  You win by helping a could cause and radio station that serves the ...

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October 14, 2012

Marley Brothers Make Moves

Jr Gong Ghetto Youths International spends first year honing the skills of younger acts Ghetto Youths International has cultivated and is ready to unleash an eclectic collection of young talent on to the music scene this coming fall. The record label, which is run by brothers Stephen, Julian, and Damian Marley, has gathered its wealth of experience and ear for ...

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August 28, 2012

Daddy Issues

I had to share this article from a strong woman who's claim to fame is that she baby-sat me...lol.  Seriously as someone with 4 younger sisters and as a father, I really enjoyed and appreciated this article.  Please have a read:   Daddy Issues I have been thinking a lot lately about girls/women with Daddy Issues.  Seeing a video this past week of Lil Wayne’s song “How to Love” hit a ...

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May 31, 2012

Biker Boyz Blocko 9

Biker Boyz Blocko 9 venue announced, and it's a BIG one! - Friday May 25th, 2012 - This morning the BikerBoyz committee finally announced the venue for the 9th installment of the always highly anticipated "Motorcycle Block Party of the Year!" As promised the location will be the largest yet. The Annual BikerBoyz Blocko is scheduled to take place on Sunday July 29th, 2012 at the Woodbine ...

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May 1, 2012

Reggae high on the hill

Reggae high on the hill Mon, April 30, 2012 - 12:05 AM With band Third World a no-show, having missed its connecting flight to Miami, other reggae acts stepped up to the stage yesterday at Reggae On The Hill, the Barbados Reggae Festival curtain call event. Acts like Chris Martin (who did a song with Cecile), Tanya Stephens and Everton Blender stretched their sets to keep the show ...

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April 19, 2012

Snagga Puss eyes dancehall again - Hopes to reflect health consciousness in his music

CURTIS CAMPBELL, STAR Writer Veteran dancehall artiste Snagga Puss, aka Di Herbal Man, is hoping to make a comeback to the local dancehall scene. According to the artiste, who also operates a herbal medicine production business, he feels he has become more conscious and better at his musical craft than ever before. Snagga Puss revealed that contrary to what his critics may think, he is still ...

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April 5, 2012

Destra Garcia LIVE on De Treasure Mix this Saturday

Thursday, April 5th 2012, Destra Garcia's camp at www.MyDestra.com announced today they will be doing a LIVE interview on D' Bandit's Treasure Mix at 6pm, this Saturday April 7th live on CHRY 105.5FM, or http://www.DBandit.com/live .  De Treasure Mix is regularly scheduled on 105.5FM in Toronto every Saturday from 6-9pm with various segments throughout the program.  One of the segments on ...

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March 21, 2012

Jah Cure heads to hills - Relaxes after controversy at show

Reggae artiste Jah Cure has retreated to the hills of Hanover to clear his mind after a recent controversy concerning a show in St Vincent. According to Jah Cure, who did not speak too much about the show, he is now setting his spirit free. "I was born in the mountains so up here my spirit roams free and at the same time it's adventurous, far away from all the negativity just ...

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March 16, 2012

Kartel’s lawyers to make bail application

Dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel - file photo Jerome Reynolds, Gleaner Writer The lawyers for embattled dancehall entertainer Vybz Kartel could seek his release on bail today, when the artiste returns to the Home Circuit Court. Kartel, who has been in custody since September last year, is accused of the murder of Clive ‘Lizard’ Williams. Williams was reportedly beaten and stabbed in ...

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March 10, 2012

Carnival Scorched Magazine at Aftershock Tonight

Toronto, get your Carnival Scorched at Aftershock For a limited time and amount get your Carnival Scorched Magazine at the event tonight so get there early.  This magazine has all the images of Trinidad Carnival and tells a true story of the season.  Magazines are only $10CAD and you can get them at the front door.  Carnival Scorched...The Definitive Magazine for ...

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March 5, 2012

Kartel says police ‘slaughtering’ him

Jailed dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel is worried that he will not get a fair trial for the range of offences including murder with which he has been charged. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, said this is because of how the police have been treating the matters relating to him. In a letter to his friend, university professor Dr. Carolyn Cooper, Kartel said he is being painted as an ...

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February 7, 2012

Machel Montano Biography done for Interrogation Spotlight

I wrote this using a number of sources however I found it difficult to get everything in one spot.  So I figured I'd post it to help anyone in the future trying to summarize Machel's career.  Please keep in mind I'm no literary scholar (smile).  You can find the FULL produced spotlight here:  http://www.dbandit.com/treasure-mix/40-exclusive-mixes/678-machel-spotlight2012 The Beginning ...

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January 20, 2012

You going to TnT for Carnival?

Here are some sure shot fetes for YOU!!! F.A.L.L. OUTTue Feb 14, 2012http://tinyurl.com/7ydao3q SCORCH _UCK WORK!!!Wed Feb 15, 2012 http://tinyurl.com/7qxpr6p EEN DE MASWed Feb 15, 2012Venue: De Ovalhttp://tinyurl.com/87nwbelSILENT MORNING Fri Feb 17, 2012http://tinyurl.com/6uff657 ECLIPZE premium all inclusiveSat Feb 18, 2012Venue: Achoragehttp://tinyurl.com/7z9fqav SCORCH CARNIVAL SATURDAYSat ...

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December 21, 2011

Kim Kardashian Trip to Haiti was 'Life Changing'

Eariler this month, reality star Kim Kardashian visited Hait,i with her mommager Kris Jenner.  The visit was in support of Maria Bello's charity "We Advance".  The non-profit's mission is to be  "a movement to advance the health, safety, and well being of women throughout Haiti"   Kim wrote about her visit on her blog and described the trip as "life changing".  Kim looks great ...

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December 7, 2011

D' Bandit heads to 105.5FM for a special edition of De Treasure Mix this Saturday 6pm-9pm

DE TREASURE MIX ON 105.5FM Date: Sat Dec 10, 2011 - Sat Dec 10, 2011 Time: - 6pm - 9pm Description: D' Bandit heads to 105.5FM for a special edition of De Treasure Mix to make a first appearance on the FM dial in Toronto.  Look for segments that have made DBandit.com well known: Stir It Up Groovie Town B-Sides ...

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November 18, 2011

Google Music Launches, Plans To Take On iTunes

  After a summer of beta testing and months of rumors, Google officially launched its long-rumored Google Music service on Wednesday in an attempt to compete with the undisputed champion of digital downloading, Apple's iTunes. The initial reaction from Silicon Valley tech writers was that the service was, well, pretty similar to iTunes, but, you know, not as great. Google's bid to ...

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November 8, 2011

Curfew Lifted in Trinidad

Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – The Trinidad and Tobago government today lifted the five hour curfew that had been in effect here since August 21, but said the state of emerge cy (SOE) would remain pending further reviews by the National Security Council. Prime Minister Kamla Persad Bissessar told the nation that the SOE and the curfew had ...

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October 28, 2011

Usain Bolt Apologises

Usain Bolt has joined Yohan Blake in apologising for what some Jamaicans have seen as 'antics', during the medal ceremony for the men's 4x100m this past Sunday. The code for the National Anthem, which was played during the medal ceremony, stipulates that all persons should stand at attention, (i.e. heels together) and men should remove their hats. “I would like to apologise for what could ...

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October 28, 2011

Remembering Peter Tosh

Grammy-winning artist and activist Peter Tosh , born Winston Hubert McIntosh in Grange Hill, Westmoreland on October . 19, 1944. Today the singer who died on September 11, 1987, he was murdered at his home during a robbery would have turned 67. At the age of fifteen, Tosh went  Kingston, where he met Robert Nesta (Bob) Marley and Neville O’Reilly “Bunny” Livingston, who had similar ...

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October 28, 2011

Rihanna on Esquire Magazine cover - "Sexiest Woman Alive"

Photograph by Russell James Rihanna has no doubt creating weaves over the last two years, with her music, videos, her performances on  her "loud: tour and not to mention her mood of dress. Rihanna is not considered the " Sexiest Woman Alive 2011", a honour that she totally deserves. In the November issue of Esquire Magazine , which will hit  stand on October 16, Rihanna ...

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August 23, 2011

TRINIDAD STATE OF EMERGENCY

By Susan Mohammed   Story Created: Aug 22, 2011 at 12:54 AM ECT PRIME MINISTER Kamla Persad-Bissessar last night declared a limited State of Emergency in "hot spots" across the country which took effect from midnight. Persad-Bissessar did not say where the State of Emergency's regulations would apply or when they would cease, saying she would give more ...

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August 23, 2011

Another plane crashes in Guyana

A Trans Guyana Airways Britten Norman Islander skid off the runway at Port Kaituma yesterday morning while attempting to land during rainy weather. According to a report in the Stabroek News, several passengers sustained minor injuries and were treated at the Port Kaituma Hospital. Reports are that the aircraft circled the aerodrome several times before making the landing attempt at the ...

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May 3, 2011

DOWNLOAD: Machel Montano “Illegal” [Major Max Road Mix]

Finally!!! The unofficial road mix for Machel Montano’s Illegal is here. Remixed by new producer group "Major Max" and ready for the road.  Major Max is Jester, Doc Jones & myself D’Bandit. Special thanks to Marcano Management, Fats, Kerwin Dubois, Kasey Phillips (Precision Productions) and of course the lead vocals behind this infectious song – Machel Montano Click Here To Download  

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April 11, 2011

Rihanna To Shoot 'Man Down' Video In

0 April 5, 2011 POSTED IN Celebrity, Music Report, News Barbadian LOUD girl, Rihanna took to her twitter yesterday to announce that “California King Bed” will be a international release. She will be releasing “Man Down” and they be released the same time. Rihanna is thinking of going to Jamaica to shoot the video for “Man Down” . The video for “California King Bed” has already ...

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April 3, 2011

Usain Bolt and Bob Marley. in VIBE Magazine First International Issue

First International Issue VIBE Magazine Debuts First International Issue will it newsstands on April 5th and will feature Jamaican Track star Usain Bolt and the legendery Bob Marley.The issue  will also focus on other interantional , such as looking  at how Akon kicked off the international craze, UK music makers Tinie Tempah, Jessie J and Mark Ronson and Morocco’s RedOne.According ...

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March 28, 2011

Death traps - Most nightclubs, bars ignore fire safety regulations

Death traps - Most nightclubs, bars ignore fire safety regulations Security measures create fire traps in some clubs BY JANICE BUDD Associate Editor — Sunday buddj@jamaicaobserver.com Sunday, March 27, 2011 PATRONS at some of the Corporate Area's most popular exotic clubs and bars could be sipping their drinks and enjoying the "sights" oblivious to the fact that they are sitting in fire ...

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March 21, 2011

Buju's sentencing pushed back

Buju's sentencing pushed back CMC Friday, March 18, 2011   TAMPA, USA (CMC) — A United States federal judge in Tampa, Florida has pushed back the sentencing date for Jamaican Grammy Award-winning reggae star Buju Banton to June 23. Banton was originally scheduled to be sentenced on June 16, but federal district Judge James S Moody Jr said, without any explanation, ...

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March 14, 2011

Machel Wines in Court

By ANNA-LISA PAUL Saturday, March 12 2011 LAUGHTER erupted in the courtroom of Port-of-Spain Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor yesterday as Soca Monarch Machel Montano demonstrated twice, in the witness box, how Helen Ganga wined on him in the Zen Night Club on the day he is alleged to have assaulted Russell Pollonais. Montano yesterday continued his testimony in the Seventh Court as he ...

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February 23, 2011

Producer Russian Shot!?!?

Producer Tarik 'Russian' Johnston - Contributed Recent talks that popular music producer Tarik 'Russian' Johnston had been shot and killed have proven to be untrue. The rumours spread like wildfire after an incident which the producer was involved in unfolded on Saturday in Dunrobin Acres, St Andrew. When contacted, Johnston told THE STAR that there was no truth behind the rumours ...

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February 23, 2011

Phase II, Silver Stars Top Semis

div.width-fix { max-width: 410px; } TOP: Ace arranger Len “Boogsie” Sharpe leads his band, Phase II Pan Groove, during Sunday’s National Panorama semifinals at the Queen’s Park Savannah. ABOVE: Pan players from PCS Silver Stars during their performance on Sunday night. The band tied with rival Phase 11 Pan Groove. Photo: Andy Hypolite Large band champs PCS Silver Stars ...

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February 18, 2011

SCORCH CARNIVAL SATURDAY

TITLE: SCORCH CARNIVAL SATURDAYWHEN: Sat Mar 05, 2011 - Sat Mar 05, 2011 This is an Ultra Premium All Inclusive event.  Here's a challenge for you...try to get tickets it practically SOLD OUT :).  The people that bring you the exclusivity of such events like The Hills now bring you a Scorching Carnival Saturday event. Hypa Hoppa and yours truly D' Bandit and Private Ryan bring that ...

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February 13, 2011

We Wine Like Slaves

Carnival wining came from African slaves By DR HOLLIS LIVERPOOL Monday, February 14 2011 I have always admired the writings of Marion O’Callaghan since she loves to wade into history and things historical as a condition for the expression of truths in her on-going analyses of current events. Her latest tale entitled “Pianos and Carnival,” however, contained some statements that are ...

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January 31, 2011

ONE FETE LIVE

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January 25, 2011

Luciano charged

Entertainer Luciano has been charged with harbouring a fugitive. He was charged a short while ago by the Half Way Tree Police. Luciano whose real name is Jepther McClymont is to be offered station bail. Earlier today, the court had ordered that the police charge him by tomorrow or release him from their custody. The order was made during a hearing of a habeas corpus application that was filed in ...

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January 23, 2011

Bigger Grand Stand for Carnival

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January 10, 2011

Brian Lara Statue Unveiled

By NEWSDAY REPORTER Monday, January 10 2011 click on pic to zoom in THE PRINCE OF PORT-OF-SPAIN UNVEILED: The statue of cricket icon, Brian Charles Lara, in his signature 'pull shot' was unveiled without fanfare yester... A US$30,000 bronze statue of cricket icon, Brian Charles Lara, was unveiled yesterday at the western end of the promenade named after him, in Port-of-Spain. It was a ...

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November 29, 2010

Rapper J. Cole sells out Sound Academy without a debut album

Published On Sat Nov 27 2010 by thestar.com J. Cole comes to Toronto Dec. 3 for a sold-out show at Sound Academy. HANDOUT Jason Richards Special to The Star J. Cole had already built a small following by the time he guested on “A Star Is Born” from Jay-Z’s 2009 album The Blueprint 3, but for most listeners, it was the first time hearing the then-24-year-old rapper’s voice. With a ...

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November 29, 2010

Canada can do more for the Caribbean, so can the Caribbean

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) recently invited me to review with its Caribbean staff the state of play of regional integration in the Caribbean and ways in which CIDA's work could help the process. This commentary is an abridged version of a longer and more detailed presentation. In reviewing the region's condition, I stated what we all know — that Caricom countries, except ...

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November 26, 2010

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November 8, 2010

Buju Banton could be Released by Next Week

Reggae superstar Buju Banton could find himself at his home by this coming week according to the latest developing in his probation hearing. Federal Judge Tim Moody rejected the prosecution appeal, clearing the way for the artist release. Last week U.S. Magistrate Anthony E. Porcelli approved the artist bail conditions, however, the prosection filed an appeal to have Banton stay ...

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October 29, 2010

Autumn Leaves On Steel in 3D

AUTUMN  LEAVES ON STEELAutumn Leaves On Steel is the first Steelpan Jazz event to be held at the P.C. Ho Theatre Chinese Cultural Centre - 5183 Sheppard Ave. East (1 block east of Markham Rd.) on Saturday October 30th 2010. This event will feature the sizzling sounds of pan soloists from Trinidad & Tobago and North America. All pannists are residents of Trinidad and Toronto and are ...

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October 23, 2010

Soca Artist 'Blazer' Shot Dead

Hours after popular soca artiste Blazer Dan was killed, his girlfriend said he was “a good man” who met his demise because of bad company. Troydon Cruickshank, 31, was shot dead at his home in Enterprise, Chaguanas, yesterday by three masked gunmen dressed in military outfits. At about 10 am, the artiste was reportedly talking to three neighbours in his yard when the gunmen, said to be ...

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October 18, 2010

Buju on getting bail "I cant wait to sleep in my own bed"

Buju Banton spirit got a huge boost yesterday when a judge granted the artist bail in Florida. Gargamel who has been behind bars for the last 10 months told one of his attorneys that he is eager to go home and lay in his own bed. “Marc Seitles, one of Banton’s lawyers, said the artiste was looking forward to going home. “I met with Buju after the hearing and he was very positive and ...

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October 11, 2010

Ky-Mani Marley joins Protoje on 'Rasta Love'

Protoje has released a fifth single. The new track entitled Rasta Love features Grammy-nominated artiste Ky-Mani Marley. Marley, the second-youngest son of reggae legend Bob Marley, delivers the catchy chorus describing the trials of a young woman involved with a Rastafarian man. Meanwhile, the potent lyricism of Protoje fuels the song's savvy verses. The first verse was leaked on YouTube last ...

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October 4, 2010

NEW MOS DATE FINALLY!!

MEMOIRS OF SOCA 9th ANNIVERSARYWhen: Sat Nov 13, 2010 Where:Solarium - Toronto   Category: Memoirs of Soca Description It's been a while...I know, I hear it almost every other week.  "It's time for another Memoirs of Soca...that's my favourite party!"  Well for YOU the mature and sexy Memoirs of Soca returns Saturday November 13th.  Same vibe, another FREE Memoirs of Soca CD, great ...

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October 4, 2010

BC’s B’dos – Babylon by bus

BC’s B’dos – Babylon by bus IN LAST WEEK’S COLUMN Shoot-by Driving, I considered (tongue in cheek) the widespread Bajan habit of driving far too fast on all minor roads, but declining to overtake on the highway. You often, as I said (and anyone living here knows), encounter a line of cars crawling behind one slow-moving vehicle all the way fromWarrens to Farley Hill. I stand by what I ...

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September 27, 2010

Buju: Will 'the full' be told?

FOR FANS of hometown drama, notice is hereby served... the long-running soap opera of MP and P is in hiatus. Resolution of the Brady Bangarang will have to wait a bit. Shiney and Dual Citizenship moves down a notch. Post-mortem of the kiss and make up of Sister P and Bredda P is being sidelined for the time being as Buju occupies prime time. The mega-drama of the week is being played out not ...

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September 17, 2010

Jah Cure Starts To Produce His Own Music

International reggae star Jah Cure has decided to add to his lists of skills and credits the title of producer as he has recently been delving into production on a number of his recent recordings. The Artiste who has been known for hits including Love Is, True Reflections, Call On Me, and the increasingly popular Unconditional Love, has recently come back from a successful tour of Europe and ...

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August 30, 2010

Buju's trial stalls - again!

Buju Banton Arthur Hall, Senior Staff Reporter THE TRIAL of reggae superstar Buju Banton has again been pushed back, leaving the Jamaican to spend more time in an American jail before getting a chance to clear his name. This has left the legal team of the reggae icon frustrated. "The trial was pushed back to September 20 despite our objection," David Oscar Markus of Buju's ...

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August 23, 2010

Wyclef Jean: I'm not giving up my bid for president yet

Wyclef Jean: I'm not giving up my bid for president yet AP Monday, August 23, 2010   PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Hip-hop singer Wyclef Jean says he is not abandoning his presidential bid just yet and will send a lawyer to a Haitian court to appeal a decision rejecting his candidacy. Speaking to The Associated Press from his home in Croix des Bouquets, Jean says lawyers will go to a ...

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August 23, 2010

Kamla buys lottery tickets for hotel staff

Kamla buys lottery tickets for hotel staff Kyle Jeremiah Published: 23 Aug 2010 Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar with members of staff at Marriott Marquis hotel in Times Square, New York. Kyle Jeremiah As a token for the service she received during her ten-day stay, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissesar has given Trinidad and Tobago nationals employed with the ...

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July 9, 2010

Miss Dominica cops second runner-up in Carival Pageant

Miss Dominica cops second runner-up in Carival Pageant Dominica News Online Friday, July 2nd, 2010 at 11:38 pm Marcia after she won the Miss Caribbean World Pageant in Tortola a few months ago. Miss Dominica and Miss Caribbean World 2010 Marcia Baptiste secured a spot in the top three position at the Miss Carival Pageant in St. Vincent this ...

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June 8, 2010

Royal Jail & Saltfish HEAT!?!

JUNE, 07 2010 HEEEEEEEY THERE... Have you seen the changes to our remaining costumes? Come in today to check our latest changes to sections you were thinking about...BEFORE EVERYTHING SELLS OUT! 529 McNicoll Ave... Carnival Nationz is Colour, Excitement, Fun, and great Music the way Carnival should be ...

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April 20, 2010

Redemption Does All White - RAW - tickets on sale now!

Redemption Returns Friday May 14th with the RAW - the Redemption All White.  This will be the dancehall edition and for this there is a VERY VERY VERY big artists that will blow the roof off of Redemption, BAAAAAABEEEE, WE ARE JUST VERY EXCITED.  Get your early bird tickets from Tuesday April 20th cause this event sell out!Ladies make sure you get your outfit ready cause this Redemption will ...

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April 13, 2010

Mavado continues his reign

Mavado continues his reign with Gal Ova Gun, making this its second week at #1.As for Beenie Man with Mi Woman A Call Mi he holds firm at #2 for yet another week.While Lisa Hype and Gaza Kim’s Bills kept its position at #3 one more time.I-Octane with Lose A Friend maintains his place at #4 after twenty one weeks on the chart and also cops the Greatest Gainer with his hot single Think A Little ...

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April 13, 2010

Yorke makes top 6 on EPL bargain list

Dwight Yorke…One of Manchester United’s biggest stars ever. Retired T&T footballer Dwight Yorke is among the top six best buys ever in the English Premiership League. Yorke, Frenchman Thierry Henry, Mauro Zarate, Wilson Palacios, Zat Knight and Antonio Valencia were the six players who came from relatively unknowns to Premier League stars. Sport.co.uk took a look at the ...

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March 19, 2010

Alison Hinds 'Rolls It' at Mas Camp

FABIAN O'HARA, STAR Writer Allison Hinds bends over during her performance. - Winston Sill It was left to wonder if revellers are growing weary, as the energy inside the Mas Camp on Friday night was not as high as was anticipated. The crowd was out in its usual high numbers, drawing in an even larger crowd than it did last week, many of whom came out to see the soca queen Alison ...

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March 12, 2010

Busy Signal Goes Universal

President and CEO of Universal Music Group Distribution, Jim Urie, cannot get enough of Busy Signal’s cover of the Phil Collins hit ‘One More Night’. Urie was so impressed by the cover that he has added the single to his annual compilation album. At the end of each year Urie releases a double CD album with his favourite songs from various genres and his 2009 compilation features ‘One More ...

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March 12, 2010

The Vegas Affair

The handling of the situation by government concerning popular but controversial Jamaican reggae artiste, Mr. Vegas has again put the administration in the limelight. Last week, the issue was about a “Gang of Four” inside the Cabinet and seven days later it was about the so-called “ban” imposed by the Ministry of Labour on the artiste from performing in the country. Although the Minister of ...

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February 13, 2010

Guyanese woman in court over theft from Brian Lara

Guyanese woman in court over theft from Brian Lara February 13, 2010 | By KNews | Filed Under News  CHARGED: Guyanese national Curlis Anderson A Guyanese woman appeared in the Port-of-Spain Magistrates Court Thursday, charged with receiving a stolen item belonging to retired star West Indies batsman Brian Lara.Curlis Anderson, 32, of Farouk Lane, El Socorro, appeared before Magistrate ...

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February 2, 2010

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January 31, 2010

Carnival plans picking up steam

Written by Theresa Gordon Friday, 29 January 2010 03:00 Plans are progressing smoothly for the staging of the 2010 Carnival festivities in Antigua and Barbuda slated for 24 July to  3 Aug. According to Carnival Coordinator Vaughn Walter, plans are shaping well for what has been dubbed the Caribbean’s greatest summer festival. “As we speak, we are conducting ...

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January 25, 2010

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January 25, 2010

Jah Cure is not the father of ten-month-old child

Jah Cure - file Singer Jah Cure is now requesting privacy following DNA test results that revealed that he is not the father of a child as was previously claimed. The singer yesterday released a statement after getting the results of the paternity test on Tuesday. There has been ongoing controversy on the Internet surrounding the paternity of the child in question. Rumours have ...

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January 25, 2010

Jamaica pursuing development of domestic air transportation

Published on Monday, January 25, 2010 KINGSTON, Jamaica (JIS) -- Minister of Transport and Works, Michael Henry, says his ministry will re-engage the development of the domestic air transport sector, as a critical part of the multi-modal transport policy it is seeking to implement in Jamaica. Minister of Transport and Works, on Mike Henry. -JIS ...

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January 24, 2010

Welcome-01-25-10

WE DON'T WAAAAAANT COME IN YUH BAND...should I even bother let you know the obvious like, everyone Palanced...down to Beyonce take a look courtesy meh boy Hypa Hoppa from VIP viewing.  Should I let you know that FallOUT was the sexy chic fete for Trinidad Carnival Tuesday?  Should I let you know that Tribe Thursday was the biggest it has ever been?!?!Or maybe you wanna hear about de Silent ...

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January 21, 2010

Body Discovered Early Yesterday

  Body discovered early yesterday News Articles - Local Written by Rawle Nelson    Thursday, 21 January 2010 12:00 Early yesterday morning, 29-year-old Maxwell Chumney was gunned down sometime after 1 a.m., according to residents. He was shot dead at his home in West Street Newton and residents reportedly heard four shots. Press and Public Relations ...

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January 15, 2010

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January 14, 2010

MEMOIRS OF SOCA

TITLE:MEMOIRS OF SOCA - 10 YEAR w DAVID RUDDER LIVEWHEN:Sat Nov 19, 2011 WHERE:Solarium - Toronto    Category:Memoirs of Soca It's been a while...I know, I hear it almost every other week.  "Bandit what going on with Memoirs breds?"  Well for YOU the mature and sexy Memoirs of Soca returns. Saturday November 19th Memoirs of Soca Returns with plenty HIGH MAS! It’s the 10th year ...

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December 4, 2009

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March 14, 2014

Kartel, three co-accused found guilty of murder

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Popular Jamaican Dancehall DJ Vybz Kartel and three co-accused were found guilty of murder in the Home Circuit court today, Thursday, March 13. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, was charged jointly with fellow entertainer Shawn Campbell, also called Shawn Storm; Kahira Jones; Shane Williams; and André St John for the murder of Clive‘Lizard’ Williams . Of the four ...

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September 16, 2013

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May 2, 2013

Kris Kross rapper Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly dies at 34

  (Reuters) - Chris "Mac Daddy" Kelly, one half of the 1990s rap duo Kris Kross, has died at an Atlanta hospital at the age of 34, a Fulton County Medical Examiner's spokesman said on Wednesday. Dumonder Dawson, an investigator for the medical examiner's office, said Kelly died on Wednesday evening. He declined to discuss the cause of the rapper's death. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ...

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March 28, 2013

Interesting times for Soca Monarch in Trinidad and Tobago

Caribbean Prestige Foundation for the Performing Arts Chairman, William Munro, speaking exclusively this afternoon with ETCETERABUZZ.COM said he was tired and fed up of it all. William Munro says he is fed up. Munro, the franchise holder of the international competition hosted across the Caribbean, during carnivals in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, and T&T among other Caribbean ...

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March 5, 2013

Biker Boyz 10 is set for Sunday July 28th, 2013

 - Monday March 4th, 2013 - Teasers are out for the 10th Annual Biker Boyz event! 2013, is a big year for Toronto’s largest outdoor motorcycle expo and charity fundraiser. With nine successful years under its belt, the De Biker Boyz event is geared to celebrate its 10th year anniversary on Sunday July 28th, 2013 at the Woodbine Centre.   A community driven ...

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February 25, 2013

BREAKING NEWS: Machel Montano Will Not Be Jailed- $27K Fine In Assault Case

Thirty-six year old Soca ambassador, Machel Montano has been ordered to pay a total of $27,200 in fines and compensation in the assault case which saw victim, Russel Pollanais hospitalized for some time. The entertainer was found guilty on five charges- four of which were for assaulting Zen nightclub patrons Gerard Bowrin, Brandis Browne, Janelle Lee Chee, and Russell Pollonais in April, 2007. The ...

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January 18, 2013

Carnival is on and Popping...Machel sentencing in February

Soca star Machel Montano and Kernal Roberts as they left the Port of Spain Magistrate’s Court earlier today. (Trinidad Express)   Magistrate Maureen Baboolal-Gafoor intends to sentence soca superstar Machel Montano on five criminal charges on February 25. Montano, the headline act for several Carnival 2013 fetes, including his own show Machel Monday scheduled for February 4, had ...

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January 8, 2013

D'Bandit jumps the Nationz ship to bring Angelz to Callaloo Mas

Tuesday January 8th, 2013 - With the start of a new year comes great expectations, resolutions, and a universally recognized moment where one can wipe the slate clean and re-invent. Taking full advantage of this moment, Callaloo Mas Band has confirmed recent speculations of a collaboration with Toronto’s newest carnival brand, Carnival Angelz Inc. Who is Carnival Angelz? A subsidiary of ...

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December 14, 2012

TRINIDAD CARNIVAL UPDATE: No more competitions on Dimanche Gras night

By Joel Julien THE Calypso Monarch competition will be held on Carnival Thursday and not the traditional Dimanche Gras Sunday night. This was disclosed yesterday by recently appointed chairman of the National Carnival Commission (NCC) Allison Demas, as she announced several sweeping changes to next year's Carnival schedule of events. The competition to determine the winner of the "most ...

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December 5, 2012

Carnival stage being redesigned for 2013

THE QUEEN’S Park Savannah stage is being redesigned ahead of next year’s Carnival, the National Carnival Commission CEO, Clarence Moe, revealed yesterday. Moe made the disclosure as he was appearing before a Parliamentary committee on the NCC. At the committee hearing – the Joint Select Committee (Group 1) – Independent Senator Harold Ramkissoon expressed concern that the NCC had yet to ...

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November 7, 2012

Police Brutality Petition

There is a growning concern about Police Brutality in Toronto and Canada on the whole.  There is evidence in every sector of our  society, that certain elements in the police force take  the opportunity to perpetuate violence against accused persons. Below is a petition brought forward by Osborne Barnwell of OGB Law.  Please read, print and fill out.  Even if it's just in your office, ...

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October 14, 2012

Seven of Dancehall's brightest stars for Sting 2012

Supreme Promotions head honcho, Isaiah Laing, has confirmed seven top acts for his big showdown on boxing day, December 26. This year's staging of dancehall's greatest show over the globe is anticipated to be the most elaborate staging ever. The initial announcement confirmed the hottest commodity, Tommy Lee Sparta, to headline the event. This single entertainer is now the target that ...

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August 15, 2012

R.I.P. Royette Baptiste - Info about laying her to rest and family support

I am still in shock about a personal friend's passing.  If you are also one in shock about this vibrant YOUNG woman and would like to show support or pay respect to the family.  Please see the info below from her husband: "I want to personally thank everyone for all the well wishes and so much love for my beautiful wife's passing.  Here are the official details" THURSDAY AUGUST 16, 2012 ...

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May 29, 2012

Carnival Nationz On The Trading Block - Dwayne D’Bandit Pitt To Sell His Stake

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Carnival Nationz On The Trading Block - Dwayne D’Bandit Pitt To Sell His Stake Toronto, ON, Canada - Wednesday May 23, 2012 -: Dwayne Pitt, substantial share holder of the reigning Band Of The Year“Carnival Nationz Mas”, has announced plans of relinquishing his interests in the lucrative brand. Dwayne is currently in ...

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May 1, 2012

'Shotta' director fires at Carib

'Shotta' director fires at Carib Howard Campbell Monday, April 30, 2012 THE director of a local movie has taken Carib 5 to task after Jamaica's main cinema refused to show his film. Diavallan Fearon, whose low-budget flick, Blind Shotta, won two awards at the recent Jamaica film festival, led a protest at Carib 5 in Cross Roads, St Andrew, last Saturday. Cast ...

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April 19, 2012

Embrace Carnival 2012 and beyond

St. Maarten Carnival Development Foundations' (SCDF) youngest and energetic president, Stuart Johnson (27), said that Carnival has undergone a transformation like no other and confidence has been restored in the minds of carnival stakeholders. Johnson said that the SCDF has looked at every facet of Carnival and continues to make the necessary improvements in the "people's festival." Much effort ...

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March 30, 2012

We know what you should do this SUMMER

Here is a list of events planned for DBandit.com...We hope you're ready!!!  

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March 21, 2012

Sizzla pulled from line-up in Sweden

RASTAFARI reggae artiste Sizzla Kalonji has been yanked from the line-up of a show in reggae-friendly European country, Sweden. Sizzla, whose real name is Miguel Collins, was pulled due to mounting pressure from the gay community. SIZZLA... sacked from Swedish show SIZZLA... sacked from Swedish show #slideshowtoggler, #slideshowtoggler a, #slideshowtoggler img { ...

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March 16, 2012

Ce'Cile pregnant with twins?

Ce'Cile pregnant with twins? The rumour mill is spinning again. This time it is churning out gossip that involves singers Ce'Cile and Chris Martin. The rumours have it that the 'bad gyal' Ce'Cile is pregnant with twins, with the Cheater's Prayer singer Chris Martin being the father. The rumours apparently started after a post was made on a popular website. The title of the post read: ...

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March 6, 2012

Prince Harry Beats Bolt in Friendly Race

Prince Henry of Wales (always known as Prince Harry) is one of the few persons in the world, who can boast that he has “beaten” Jamaica’s World and Olympian Champion Usain Bolt, in a race. The Prince, decked in national colours, including Puma brand sneakers in the black, green and gold,  beat Bolt in a friendly 20-metre race Tuesday March 6, at the Usain Bolt Track at the University of ...

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March 5, 2012

Entertainers reflect on Ms Ivy (Bounty Killer's Mother)

Dancehall music lost one of its 'mothers' with the passing of Bounty Killer's mother, Miss Ivy Williams, yesterday. THE STAR took the opportunity to hear from fellow entertainers who had nothing but kind words to say about her.   D'Angel: Ms Ivy was a people person ... a mother outside of a mother. You just feel comfortable when you are around her. She was a really wonderful ...

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January 30, 2012

SOCA MONARCH FINALS STREAM LIVE

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January 14, 2012

De Treasure Mix with D' Bandit now on CHRY 105.5FM every Sat 6-9pm

January 13th 2012, Please join us in welcoming new programmer Dwayne (D' Bandit) Pitt into the program family. D' Bandit will be delivering De Treasure Mix each and every Saturday from 6-9PM offering a strong mix of Reggae (including Canadian Reggae) and Soca. This show will continue the legacy of presenting Caribbean culture to the masses through artist interviews and a diverse ...

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December 21, 2011

Could Buju walk free?

December 21, 2011 Leave a Comment Buju Banton. Embattled Dancehall/Reggae superstar, Mark Myrie, more popularly known as Buju Banton may have a lifeline after all following the revelation on Tuesday that an alleged United States government mishap could trigger the dismissal of his case. According to media reports, Buju Banton could walk free from his conviction and subsequent ten year ...

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November 30, 2011

It's A Rumor...No escape for Vybz Kartel

Cops dispel rumour that deejay and seven others stage prison break Jamaica Observer Wednesday, November 30, 2011 POLICE have thrown cold water on claims that embattled Deejay Vybz Kartel has escaped from the New Horizon Adult Remand Centre early this morning. Reports have gone viral on the internet and on social networks that the Deejay and seven other inmates held guards hostage at ...

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November 18, 2011

Lara, Latapy, Yorke for First Citizens Hall of Fame

div.width-fix { max-width: 610px; } Former West Indies captain Brian Lara and former T&T footballers Dwight Yorke and Russell Latapy will be inducted into the First Citizens Sports Foundation’s Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on November 23. Lara and Yorke have already confirmed their attendance while Latapy, who is currently in ...

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November 8, 2011

Grenadian born Dr. Conrad Murray found guilty of involuntary manslaughter

Dr. Conrad Murray has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter in the death Michael Jackson . Conrad who was born  in St. Andrews, Grenada, was immediately remanded into custody of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department without  bail. Murray, who had admitted to administering Propofol to Jackson every day for two months until his  death on June 25, 2009, could serve up to ...

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October 28, 2011

Sizzla recovering at home... Will be away from music for a while

While on the road to full recovery, deejay Miguel 'Sizzla Kalonji' Collins will be away from the music scene following his bike accident late last month. The deejay was released from hospital on Sunday. Last month, the artiste was involved in a serious bike accident in St Ann where he was hit off his bike while travelling along the Salem Runaway Bay main road in Runaway Bay, St Ann. After ...

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October 28, 2011

Mavado gives first African performance

Singjay Mavado passed a personal milestone last weekend by performing in Africa for the first time. Mavado performed in front of a 10,000-strong crowd inside the capitol’s Accra Sports Stadium in Ghana. In a release sent to The STAR,Mavado commented, “Long time mi suppose to reach Africa fi sing fi di people. But nothing before time. It was a great experience and I felt so at home ...

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October 28, 2011

Troyton Music scores solid hit - International video underway for 'I Know You Want Me' remix

Ne-Yo (left) and producer Troyton Hinds. - Contributed Amassing some 700,000 hits on YouTube following its release this summer, music producer Troyton Hinds has confirmed that video discussions are now underway for the hit Dancehall/R&B infused single I Know You Want Me (remix) featuring Mavado and international star Ne-Yo. Produced and released on his Troyton Music label, the move to ...

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August 23, 2011

Woman strips naked at airport

A 36-year-old woman stripped naked at LF Wade International Airport after she was informed that Customs officers wanted to search her, Magistrates’ Court heard. Loukai Phillips, who was in a public area in the airport’s Customs hall at the time, today pleaded guilty to indecent exposure in a public place. Her lawyer Charles Richardson said the former Bermuda resident “took her clothes ...

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June 1, 2011

THE WEATHER FOR SUNSET this Sunday

The weather is gonna be great for this indoor outdoor event with lots of food and great DJs.  Get your tickets now!

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May 9, 2011

Carnival Nationz Wows The Crowd with Mythical Creatures

Last Saturday inside the Phoenix Concert Theatre Carnvival Nationz Launched their Mythical Creatures presentation for 2011.  With lots of ooos and aaaahs many are saying this is the best year Carnival Nationz thus far. Be ready cause the talk on the street is that CARNIVAL NATIONZ WILL SELL OUT EARLY!!! Registration Begins Tuesday: Loyalty Members ONLY - Tuesday & ...

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April 11, 2011

Rodney Price for Western Consciousness - Bounty Killer to show positive side

Krista Henry, Staff Reporter Western Consciousness salutes dancehall in the 21st staging of the event which will feature for the first time a less 'cross, angry and miserable' Bounty Killer, who will be performing as Rodney Price. Launched yesterday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, the event, which is staged by Worrell King, strives to celebrate the best in reggae music. This year ...

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April 4, 2011

Mavado is denying claims that he ever recorded a song with Trinidadian artiste KMC

Brooks and Hasani Walters, STAR Writers   Dancehall artiste Mavado is denying claims that he ever recorded a song with Trinidadian artiste KMC which was a big part of Carnival 2010. During an interview on Synergy TV in Trinidad, Mavado was asked about a song called On The Road that he supposedly did with Trinidadian artiste KMC in 2009 and was a big part of the 2010 Trinidad Carnival. When ...

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March 28, 2011

Wyclef on show still

Wyclef on show still Fri, March 25, 2011 - 12:06 AM Injured Haitian music star Wyclef Jean is still on schedule for the May 1 Reggae On The Hill climax of this year’s Digicel Barbados Reggae Festival. According to producers FAS Entertainment, they have received no information to suggest any change in his commitment to headline the event. Speaking after a site visit at the Farley Hill ...

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March 21, 2011

Drake Escape Arrest In Jamaica For Profanity

Young Money singer/emcee Drake narrowly escape arrest in Jamaica earlier this week at the exciting Brit Jam stage show the resort city Montego Bay. Dancehall heavy weight Mavado called on the “Find Your Love” singer on stage during the height of his performance. Although he was warned, Drake greeted fans in a way that angered police officers at the event. “Everywhere me go, me seh ...

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March 21, 2011

Rikki Jai gets late call-up to join Kamla in England

Rikki Jai gets late call-up to join Kamla in England By Sheila Rampersad Story Created: Mar 17, 2011 at 11:45 PM ECT Story Updated: Mar 17, 2011 at 11:45 PM ECT Chutney Soca Monarch Samraj "Rikki Jai" Jaimungal left for London last evening to join Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her contingent at events commemorating Commonwealth Week. Persad-Bissessar is current ...

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March 14, 2011

Tribe takes it to The New York Times

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago — To some people here, Dean Ackin, 38, with his boyish face, is an inspiration of entrepreneurship, a bearer of this country’s evolving culture. To others, he is a threat to this nation’s most beloved social and cultural treasure: Carnival. Enlarge This Image David Wears Dean Ackin runs one of Trinidad’s most popular Carnival bands and has ...

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February 23, 2011

Fay-Ann and Daughter ‘Mash Up’ Again!

div.width-fix { max-width: 410px; } Baby Syri Alvarez shows the crowd how to “mash up” as she performs alongside her mother Fay-Ann Lyons-Alvarez on stage at the launch of b mobile’s Soca in B Square at Woodford Square, Port of-Spain yesterday. PHOTO: KARLA RAMOO Fans who turned up at the launch of Soca in B Square at Woodford Square, Port-of-Spain, Monday were asked to ...

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February 22, 2011

Buju Guilty

BY PAUL HENRY FLORIDA, USA – Reggae star Buju Banton was found guilty on three charges by a 12-member panel of jurors a short while ago at the United States Sam M Gibbons Federal Court here in Tampa. The artiste was found guilty of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute five or more kilogrammes of cocaine, of possession of a firearm in furtherance of a drug-trafficking offence ...

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February 14, 2011

Buju Now In Court

Reggae Grammy award winner Buju Banton - Contributed Daraine Luton, Senior Reporter in Tampa Reggae Grammy award winner Buju Banton arrived at a US federal court in Tampa Florida a short while ago. Buju, dressed in dark suit and blue shirt walked into the United States middle district court at 8.17 a.m. ahead of jury selection. His attorney David Oscar Marcus and manager Traci McGreggor ...

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February 12, 2011

TALK ABOUT GOING HARD!

MACHEL HAS RELEASED HIS VIDEO FOR ADVANTAGE... He's going in folks...here is Machel Montano - Advantage Watch live streaming video from dbandit at livestream.com

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January 28, 2011

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January 25, 2011

Tarrus Riley thrills at Caribbean Marketplace

Janet Silvera, Senior Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU: Tarrus Riley ignited a furnace in the loins of the Caribbean Marketplace crowd last week Tuesday night, and if he thought Byron Lee's Dragonnaires would offer some type of cooling system, he was wrong. The 'Naires' were just as hot, taking the audience to fever-pitch temperatures. When the man with the golden voice and incredibly rich stage ...

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January 10, 2011

Vybz Kartel Before And After Photos… You Be The Judge

  Although Vybz Kartel is the most popular deejay in dancehall currently, several of his fans are uneasy about him lightening his skin. One loyal Vybz Kartel fan, Nicole, send Urban Islandz this photo yesterday of the deejay before bleaching and after. According to Nicole, she is a a die hard fan of Vybz Kartel but she really dislikes his new look and what he is portraying. “Am a Vybz ...

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December 21, 2010

NEW YEARS EVE HOTEL DEAL

New Years Eve 2011 Dates (inclusive) Group dates: December 31, 2010 to January 1, 2011 Room Rates • Delta Room: $149 Delta Chelsea 33 Gerrard Street West Toronto, Ontario M5G 1Z4 Telephone: 416-595-1975 Facsimile: 416-585-4375 Toll Free Reservations: 1-888-890-3222 When booking by phone, please quote block code ...

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November 29, 2010

Newsweek ranks Jamaica one of best countries to live

JAMAICA is the top Caribbean country to live in terms of education, health, quality of life, economic competitiveness, and political environment, a Newsweek magazine ranking has said. According to the magazine's first-ever Best Countries special issue, Jamaica ranked 47th of 100 countries while Cuba and the Dominican Republic — the only other Caribbean countries on the list — were ranked 50th ...

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November 26, 2010

THANK YOU FOR YOUR TIME!

Your information has been recorded and if you are a winner you will be notified ASAP.  Please look out for email notification! Feel free to browse or shop or purchase tickets for your favourite events, D Bandit

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November 25, 2010

REDEMPTION 49 - The Fallen Soldiers

TITLE: REDEMPTION 49 - The Fallen SoldiersWHEN: Fri Dec 17, 2010 - Sat Dec 18, 2010 WHERE: The Guvernment - Toronto Category: Redemption Thursday November 25, 2010 9:14 AM Redemption is back with the Fallen Soldiers edition Friday December 17th inside THE GUVERNMENT for the first time. Come represent your Fallen Soldier for the ...

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November 8, 2010

David Rudder - The man with the mirror

My name is David Rudder and I’m a recording artist. I was born in Belmont, a metaphor for the whole country. There’s a whole area of Belmont, Upper Debe Street, where I spent part of my life, where you’d swear you were in central Trinidad. Out on the Valley Road was African. You go round the Circular and see all these gingerbread, European-style houses. We had the most steelbands, all the ...

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October 25, 2010

Reggae singer Gregory Isaacs dies

Gregory Issacs Mon, October 25, 2010 - 8:54 AM KINGSTON, Jamaica – Gregory Isaacs, the smooth singing reggae artiste, shoe hits include “Night Nurse” and “Love Overdue” died in London on Monday after a long battle with cancer. He was 59. Earlier this year, Isaacs' road manager Copeland Forbes, told reporters that the singer was, "in the UK doing some medical tests. “As you all know, ...

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October 19, 2010

J.Cole Headlining Concert in Toronto

Title: J COLE IN CONCERT When: Fri Dec 03, 2010 - Sat Dec 04, 2010 Where: Sound Academy - Toronto Category: D'Bandit Events LIVE PERFORMANCE: J.Cole Headlining Concert in Toronto, Tickets On Sale Tuesday, October 19th 2010 Picture Perfect Entertainment Group, Dbandit.com, FLOW 93.5 and Dirty Baked and Loaded present Roc Nation artist J. Cole December 3rd at the Sound ...

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October 18, 2010

Bounty Killer, Baby Sham and Dave Kelly Reunite

Dancehall kingpins Bounty Killer and Baby Cham has apparently reunite for another dancehall mega hit. A new track surfaced yesterday called “Stronger” which is a collaboration by Baby Cham, Bounty Killer and singer Mykal Rose. We at Urban Islandz things this song represent genuine dancehall from Cham and Bounty who is among our all time greatest dancehall deejays. Baby Cham and Bounty ...

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October 11, 2010

Vybz Kartel reported ink a deal with a gay rights Organization

Dancehall prodigy Vybz Kartel reported ink a deal with a gay rights Organization to stop performing anti-gay music. According to the Afro-Caribbean association for the struggle against all forms of racism, homophobia and aids in France, are that deejay Vybz Kartel has signed the Reggae Compassionate Act which calls for the artiste to halt all anti-homophobic ...

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October 4, 2010

Tribute to Machel in Miami

Tribute to Machel in Miami Published: 4 Oct 2010 Machel Montano will be celebrated duringMiami Broward One Carnival in MiamiGardens, Florida, on Sunday. Machel Montano and the late Arrow will be celebrated during Miami Broward One Carnival, America’s number one carnival parade, Steelbands and Concert in the Park, at the Sunlife Stadium, (home of the Miami ...

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September 27, 2010

Worldwide appeal for Buju

TAMPA, USA — Scores of Buju Banton supporters are hopeful that the Reggae artiste will be freed this morning after spending an anxiety-filled weekend in earnest prayer and fasting, and calling on worldwide audiences to join them in their appeal to God. Jurors are expected to continue deliberating Banton's fate in the Sam M Gibbons Court this morning.   Buju Banton var ...

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September 21, 2010

Caribbean football fever takes hold

Caribbean football fever takes hold Published: 21 Sep 2010 Fans with their faces painted in the national colours support the Soca Princesses in their opening match against Chile in the Fifa Under-17 Women’s World Cup at the Hasely Crawford Stadium, Mucurapo, on September 5. T&T won that match 2-1. Photo: Anthony Harris “These are the most beautiful islands in the ...

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September 15, 2010

Arrow - The Groove Master Dies

Alphonsus Arrow Cassell It is a sad and somber day in Montserrat today. The nation and fans around the world are mourning the death of soca super star Arrow. The acclaimed international performer passed away quietly at his home in Lime Kiln this morning after a long illness. Arrow, who was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2009, returned from Antigua on Monday after being hospitalized in ...

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August 30, 2010

Tropical Storm Earl continues its march towards the Leeward Islands

MIAMI, CMC – A tropical storm warning was in effect for a number of Caribbean islands, including Montserrat, Antigua and Barbuda, St. Kitts and Nevis as Tropical Storm Earl moved closer to the Leeward Islands on Saturday. The Miami-based National Hurricane Centre (NHC) said that the storm which could become a Hurricane “by tonight or Sunday” was 800 miles east of the northern Leeward Islands ...

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August 23, 2010

Will LaToya become the next Miss Universe?

Will LaToya become the next Miss Universe? Monday, August 23 2010 var curPic=0;var artPics = new Array(); artPics[0] = new Array(); artPics[0]['src'] = '/galeria/mini/2010-08-23-5-2a_latoya_swim.jpg'; artPics[0]['link'] = 'http://www.newsday.co.tt/day/1,44117.html#foto'; artPics[0]['desc'] = 'La Toya Woods... among the favourites...'; function nextPic(id) { if ( ...

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July 12, 2010

NAME THE SINGERS FOR REDEMPTION

andit Happenings & Events REDEMPTION SINGS PAST AND FUTURE When: Friday July 16 2010 - Saturday July 17 2010 Where: Sound Academy Category: Redemption Description: This Friday Redemption brings to you another first, we bring to you a singing legend that has not been to Toronto in many years.? Many ...

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July 9, 2010

DUDUS GETS COURT PAPERS

'Dudus' gets court papers US prosecutors start handing over evidence on drug, gun charges BY HAROLD BAILEY Observer correspondent Thursday, July 08, 2010   NEW YORK, USA — Christopher 'Dudus' Coke, the former Tivoli Gardens strongman whom Jamaica extradited last month to face drug and gun charges here, has started to receive court papers setting out the allegations against him. Coke's ...

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May 3, 2010

Carnival Nationz sings the sweet melodies of 'The Birdie'

Jean & Dinah section from Carnival Nationz' 2010 presentation - "Sparrow D'Legend" (photo by Richard Daniel) Toronto, ON, Canada, Sunday May 2nd, 2010 - Sparrow D'Legend is the 2010 theme for 3-time CARIBANA Band of the Year winners CARNIVAL NATIONZ, who launched to a capacity crowd at the Sound Academy 2 in Toronto last night. Choosing to pay homage to the Calypso great Mighty ...

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April 16, 2010

Carnival Nationz is ready to portray Sparrow d' Legend

“SPARROW… d’Legend” Sooooooo... is that time already!!  Summer... CARIBANA is in the air and that means North America's #1 mas band is about to unleash its 2010 presentation. This year CNz has decided to pay special attention to one of the greatest figures in Caribbean history, something that has never been done before. An entertainer who needs no introduction… the "KING OF CALYPSO"… ...

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April 13, 2010

Beenie Man for Red Stripe BOLD Socamaloo this Sunday

Beenie Man A high energy performance by the King of the Dancehall, Beenie Man will be the added feature to this Sunday's staging of Red Stripe BOLD Socamaloo at the Keycard Beach Village, New Kingston. Previous weeks have seen fast paced soca music fused with hard hitting dancehall beats, fun for socaphiles and those many lovers of dancehall music. From the selectors of Renaissance ...

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March 23, 2010

Shal Marshall energized by Bacchanal Jamaica Mas Camp crowd

Shal Marshall on stage at Bacchanal Jamaica Mas Camp Kingston, Jamaica, March 22nd, 2010 - In line with other superb live performances at Bacchanal Jamaica’s Mas Camp for the 2010 carnival season, soca crooner Shal Marshall’s performance last Friday did not disappoint.  Under the theme Diamonds of Kilimanjaro, sponsored by Appleton, the packed venue was treated to both old and new soca ...

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March 19, 2010

Dwayne Morgan Signed For 3

photo source: http://www.blogto.com/ Toronto-Lime.com, ON March 11, 2010 - Dwayne Morgan is a household name on the North American Spoken Word Scene. This will be solidified further with next weeks release of Cunnilinguistics: The Sensual Musings of Dwayne Morgan. Cunnilinguistics is the first of three books of Morgan's sensual poetry to be published through a deal with Montreal's Adage ...

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March 12, 2010

Aidonia calls on 'Jehovah'

"Plea my cause oh Jah Jah, weh dem a fight me for, for those who fight against me, Jesus walks Jah Jah walks with me, them bad mind, me know them can't stop me with powder obeah, inna me head no bwoy can't put hole inna, poison food from dem don't take no dinner, watch over me nuh Jehovah" - Jehovah (Watch Over Me), Aidonia JAQ one Production (J.O.P) recording artiste Sheldon 'Aidonia' ...

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February 13, 2010

Movie Crews Focus on TT Carnival

Movie crews focus on TT Carnival Saturday, February 13 2010 THIS YEAR, four international productions have chosen to film in Trinidad during Carnival and are being facilitated by the Trinidad and Tobago Film Company. Among the films that will be shot on location are Scandalous a love story based on William Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. The lead male character in the film is TT’s very ...

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February 13, 2010

Bill Clinton will continue Haiti work

Bill Clinton 'will continue' Haiti work Published on Saturday, February 13, 2010 Email To Friend    Print Version NEW YORK, USA (AFP) -- A day after undergoing heart surgery, former US president Bill Clinton reassured supporters he will continue his work as a fundraising coordinator for earthquake-struck Haiti. "In my capacity as UN Special Envoy for Haiti, I will continue ...

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January 31, 2010

Lil' Rick is Barbados' Entertainer Of The Decade??

For more than ten years, Lil’ Rick has churned out ultra-popular tunes year after year, backed by high level performances sure to delight his fans and enthral audiences. On Sunday, January 10 at this year’s staging of the Barbados Music Awards (BMA), he walked away as Barbados’ Entertainer of the Decade. When the decade began, Rick was one of the island’s hottest deejays, both on and ...

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January 31, 2010

Cops Arrest Sizzla

DWAYNE McLEOD, Sizzla Popular Rastafarian reggae artiste Sizzla Kalonji was arrested on Wednesday by police personnel from the St Andrew Central police following reports that gunshots were fired at a group of persons at a river in August Town. Crime chief for the division, Deputy Superintendent Derrick 'Cowboy' Knight, told THE WEEKEND STAR that the entertainer, born Miguel ...

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January 25, 2010

Beyonce caught in Caribbean music war

By Robert Plummer Business reporter, BBC News R&B diva Beyonce has a reputation for being one of the shrewdest businesswomen in music. Beyonce is at the centre of two different disputes in Trinidad At a time of falling music sales, her most recent album, I Am... Sasha Fierce, has sold six million copies worldwide. Her concert tours, her ...

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January 25, 2010

Remix leads Capleton to Billboard charts, Def Jam

Published: Sunday | January 24, 2010 Capleton's 'Tour' remix sampled Slick Rick's 'Children's Story'. While the original Tour for African Star rocked the dancehall it was the video for the remix which made it to BET and MTV, carrying Capleton along to an album deal with Def Jam. The arrangement yielded two albums, Prophecy (which contained the Tour remix) and I-Testament. Capleton tells ...

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January 24, 2010

SOLD OUT

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January 22, 2010

YELLOW DEVILZ

YELLOW DEVILS 2010 - AH PLAYING A YELLOW JAB PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHOOSE YOUR PROPER SELECTION FROM THE PULL DOWN MENU BELOW Your 2010 Yellow Devilz package includes: Yellow Paint, T-Shirt, FREE Drinks J'ouvert Morning, Snack and Breakfast and more Thank you for your consideration and we look forward to seeing you on the road ...

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January 15, 2010

De 'Boops' is Back!

By Krista Henry Producer Shane Brown The 'Boops' rhythm has returned. This time however the track has a new generation of artistes giving the old rhythm a different twist. Boops by Super Cat was made popular in the 1980s and was a massive hit cementing Supercat's place in reggae history and also that of the late producer Steely of the Cleevie and Steely duo. 'Boops' rhythm was ...

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January 15, 2010

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January 14, 2010

TESTING

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- Rescue workers struggled to clear rubble and bodies Wednesday from the streets of Haiti's "flattened" capital, where a government official said the death toll from Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake may exceed 100,000. Thousands of injured people waited for care outside badly damaged hospitals, while an unknown number remained trapped inside collapsed buildings. ...

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December 3, 2009

ABOUT ME

Dwayne Pitt Contact Info: Cell: 416.930.9650 BBM: 743EF544 Myspace Page:http://www.myspace.com/lookdbandit Facebook Page:http://www.facebook.com/DBanditEnterprises Email: info@dbandit.com Management: Shanah Pitt Email: shanah@dbandit.com Earl La Pierre Jr Cell: 416.953.0905 Email: emanfromkos@gmail.com At the age of six, Bandit left his birthplace of Toronto and headed to Grenada, where he ...

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September 16, 2013

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September 16, 2013

FREE THE CITY Guest List

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May 1, 2013

47" TV SPECIAL SALE - MASSIVE CLEARANCE DEPOT

  Have I got a deal for you...   You ready to upgrade that old TV.  Well guess what, I want you to take advantage of a special all courtesy of DBandit.com.     Go in to Massive Clearance Depot...mention DBandit.com and get 10% off an already discounted 47" TV.   Go in ASAP because this deal won't last.  Or just make sure it's legit and give them a call ...

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March 25, 2013

Bunny Wailer, Lady Saw inducted into Linkage Hall of Fame, bag Lifetime Achievement Awards

Jamaican deejay Lady Saw copped four titles to top the winners list at the 2013 Linkage Awards in New York. NEW YORK, United States, Friday March 22, 2013 – A glittering array of dancehall and reggae stars converged in New York on Saturday for the 2013 Linkage Awards in Mount Vernon.  Seasoned Jamaican deejay Lady Saw made the night her own, taking home four new titles to add to the ...

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March 5, 2013

Mavado, 'Take It' says Radio Dubplate and others

The singer pledges allegiance to dancehall, talks forthcoming album. Mavado launched his career in 2005 with several controversial, blood-splattered hit singles, but he has remained at the top of the dancehall genre through the steady release of friendlier songs celebrating sex, partying and money, punctuated by the occasional deeply felt social commentary. Armed with a repertoire of dancehall ...

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February 13, 2013

BREAKING NEWS Super Blue wins Road March 511: Machel 56

Super Blue has won the Road March title overwhelmingly, an accolade that is considered to be bestowed by the people. TNT Finder News Editor Published Wednesday, February 13, 2013 Updated Wednesday, February 06, 2013 Caption: File photo of 2013 Road March winner Super Blue. Photo courtesy Google Images The people have spoken. Super Blue is the 2013 Road March winner. Masqueraders have ...

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January 18, 2013

Bunji, Fay Ann Pull out of Soca Monarch!?!?

Soca Monarch shocker By Wayne Bowman Story Created: Jan 17, 2013 at 9:55 PM ECT Story Updated: Jan 18, 2013 at 9:04 AM ECT Bunji Garlin and Fay Ann Lyons-Alvarez have both bowed out of the International Groovy and Power Soca Monarch competitions, respectively. The couple announced this last night, saying they decided to withdraw because they believe that fundamental clauses in the ...

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December 29, 2012

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December 11, 2012

Bounty Killer freed of gun charge

DANCEHALL entertainer Bounty Killer and former police constable Calis Bowen were yesterday freed of gun charges in the High Court Division of the Gun Court. “It’s a big relief off my head because you know I’ve been through a lot and to have this hanging over my head it was really a stress on the brain,” Bounty Killer told the Jamaica Observer just after leaving the court. “I’m happy ...

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December 5, 2012

Lady Saw's Christianity questioned - 'Her church thing caan frighten me', says Macka Diamond

( l - r ) Macka Diamond, Lady Saw - File Dancehall artiste Macka Diamond believes that her fellow artiste Lady Saw needs to stop advertising her Christianity and just practise it instead. In a release to THE STAR, Macka Diamond said that Lady Saw should go deeper in her spirituality. "I believe that it is a good decision for her to make that personal commitment to God, but why ...

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November 7, 2012

An Evening of Spiritual Enlightenment

AN EVENING OF SPIRITUAL ENLIGHTENMENT YOUR HOST: Osborne Barnwell MESSAGE: Are you seeking awareness? Come, bring a friend as F. Aster Barnwell sheds new light on spirituality. F. Aster Barnwell discusses his new book. Copies of his book will be available. Hors d'oeuvres will be served...so why not COME FOR THE FREE FOOD! WHAT: F. Aster Barnwell ...

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October 14, 2012

Jimmy Cliff's Rebirth

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer Sunday, October 14, 2012 FORTY years after a low-budget film named The Harder They Come made him a superstar, Jimmy Cliff is enjoying a career revival. His latest album, aptly titled CLIFF... enjoying a career revival 1/1 Rebirth, has received strong reviews in Europe and North America where it has made major ...

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August 28, 2012

The Ultimate Toronto Carnival Souvenir is now available!

Have a TABANCA from Toronto Carnival? Well here is something make it WORSE! (or Well here is something to ease the pain)The Ultimate Carnival Souvenir is now available!60+ FULL COLOR pages of Carnival action!Carnival Articles, Artist Interviews & Photos of all the action!!!Read about...- Carnival Preparations- Carnival Make-up Tips- Carnival & Relationships- Travel Tips- 5 Post Carnival ...

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June 18, 2012

3 Sons Present, “SONS OF STEEL”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3 Sons Present, “SONS OF STEEL” On Saturday, July 14, 2012, 3 Sons will be presenting the Sons of Steel Concert; it will feature Olujimi La Pierre (Boy Wonder) Earl La Pierre Jr (Extraordinary Steel Pannist ESP) and Noel La Pierre (Pan Groove Production PGP) they will all be backed by Bruce Skerritt and The Liamuiga Project. Armenian Youth Centre Theatre 50 Hall ...

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May 1, 2012

A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL 2012: A CARIBBEAN ESCAPE

A TASTE OF THE CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL 2012: A CARIBBEAN ESCAPE Posted by admin under Local News Montreal (Quebec), April 28, 2012 - You’re invited to the largest indoor food and cultural festival in Canada is coming to Old Montreal’s Marché Bonsecours. The 13th edition of A Taste of the Caribbean promises to whisk you away to the Islands, satisfying body and soul. Nearly 50,000 people ...

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April 19, 2012

Marley documentary to be shown

Christopher Clayton's drawing of reggae icon Bob Marley. -Contributed Screening to celebrate Kingston's 140th and Ja's 50th anniversaries Davina Henry, Staff Reporter Marley: The Definitive Story documentary, is slated to premiere tonight on the lawns of Emancipation Park. Speaking at a press briefing yesterday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, Jacqueline ...

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April 12, 2012

Carnival Hotel Deal 2012 at The Courtyard Marriott

INDIVIDUAL CALL IN/ON-LINE RESERVATIONS For guests making reservations individually, an on-line link has been set-up below.   Simply cut and past any of the links below and include with your electronic correspondence to delegates/guests.  Guests will be directed to the Courtyard by Marriott Downtown Toronto’s home page with the group code already entered in the appropriate ...

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March 27, 2012

Time 2 Lime Entertainment unveils brand new Caribbean website aimed at mobile users

Time 2 Lime Entertainment unveils brand new Caribbean website aimed at mobile users Toronto, ON, Canada - March 26, 2012 - Caribbean music enthusiasts and fete-goers can get excited again; Time 2 Lime Entertainment has announced the launch of www.MyLime.ca - a brand new Caribbean website geared toward the mobile user. Poised to quickly climb the popularity ladder, ...

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March 21, 2012

Reggae music award founder dies

DELROY 'Speedy' Sterling, founder of the Canada's Reggae Music Achievement Award, died Sunday afternoon at the Etobicoke General Hospital in Toronto. He was 54. Sterling, who hailed from Montego Bay, had lived in Canada for over 20 years. He was diagnosed with a brain tumour two years ago and collapsed at his home on March 16. He was on a life support machine. Delroy ...

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March 16, 2012

WI aim to draw first blood against Australia today

Kingstown, St Vincent – West Indies Captain, Darren Sammy hopes a winning history Captain Darren Sammy and Shane Watson with the Digicel ODI trophy at Arnos Vale Cricket Ground can help the team get off to a winning start against Australia when the first of five-match in the Digicel One-Day International Series is played today. First ball is 09:30hrs (8.30 am Jamaican Time). West Indies ...

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March 5, 2012

West Indies Cricketer Runako Morton dies in car crash

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI [Posted 8:53 a.m.] – Nevisian, Leeward Islands and West Indies cricketer Runako Morton died in a road accident in Trinidad and Tobago on Sunday March 4, 2012, Police have confirmed. Morton, 33, crashed into a utility pole on the Solomon Hochoy Highway in Chase Village in central Trinidad. He was on his way home from a cricket match, and was the sole occupant of ...

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February 8, 2012

What TORONTO-LIME.COM RIP? Oh No...Say it ain't so!!!

FOR RELEASE on Wednesday February 8th, 2012: After 16 successfull years online, Caribbean website giant TORONTO-LIME.com closes its doors Toronto, ON, Canada - Wednesday February 8, 2012 -: Founder and president, Jef Lo announced today that TORONTO-LIME.com will be no more after 16 years online. After being touted the number one Caribbean website for so many years the question is why? ...

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December 21, 2011

Bob Marley 2nd most popular Facebook celebrity in 2011

Legendary Reggae musician, the late great Bob Marley has been named the second most popular artiste via social media outlet, Facebook, according to statistics. The website, entertainmentwise.com made the announcement earlier this week; placing Marley one place behind Barbadian pop sensation, Rihanna. The placements were determined though combine tallies of prominence in the media, ...

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December 21, 2011

Kartel's case goes to Home Circuit Court

BY PAUL HENRY Crime/Court Desk co-ordinator henryp@jamaicaobserver.com Wednesday, December 21, 2011 THE murder case involving jailed entertainer 'Vybz Kartel' and his three co-accused was Monday transferred to the Home Circuit Court where the men are to be tried for the killing of Clive 'Lizard' Williams. The case was transferred from the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court after ...

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November 30, 2011

Vybz Kartel Escapes From Prison

Vybz Kartel has reportedly escaped from prison in Jamaica after holding an officer at gunpoint. Reports have surfaced that the Dancehall artist started a riot at the Horizon Adult Remand Centre and has fled in Jamaica's biggest prison escape in history. TheHypeLifeMag reports that Vybz - real name Adidja Palmer - managed to take control of the prison after holding an officer at ...

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November 18, 2011

Kartel Probed for 5 More Murders

Vybz Kartel Thu, November 17, 2011 - 11:11 AM Embattled dancehall entertainer, Vybz Kartel, is now being probed in relation to five other murder cases. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, is now before the courts in relation to two murder cases. However, the Head of the Criminal Investigation Branch, Assistant Commissioner Ealan Powell, said probes carried out by detectives ...

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October 28, 2011

Trinidad amends curfew

Authorities in Trinidad and Tobago have extended a state of emergency by three months, citing continued security concerns since the measure was first imposed last month to dismantle gangs and decrease crime. During a rare Sunday sitting of Parliament to debate the extension, Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar said the state of emergency has prevented "a criminal uprising of untold ...

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October 28, 2011

Jamaican dancehall star Vybz Kartel charged with murder

Singer and star of hit reality TV show is accused of killing a local promoter in July. Dancehall star Vybz Kartel has been charged with the murder of Jamaican promoter Barrington Burton. Photograph: Scott Gries/Getty Images Jamaican dancehall star Vybz Kartel has been charged with murder. A police statement issued in Kingston on Monday said that the 35-year-old artist was charged ...

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October 28, 2011

Kartel lawyers seek bail today

Lawyers for jailed Jamaican entertainer Vybz Kartel are expected to make a bail application when the artiste appears in the Gun Court Division of the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate’s Court today. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer is charged with murder, conspiracy to commit murder and illegal possession of firearm. The charges relate to the shooting death of St Catherine ...

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August 30, 2011

KIRANI KIRANI KIRANI JAMES WINS!!! Grenada's First GOLD!

DAEGU, South Korea (AP)—Kirani James of Grenada fought from behind to beat favorite LaShawn Merritt of the United States at the line to win the 400 meters Tuesday at the world championships. Merritt long looked like taking gold, but James never gave up and dipped at the line to finish in a personal best 44.60 seconds. It was Grenada’s first world championship medal. Merritt finished in ...

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August 23, 2011

Tropical Storm Irene passes island at a safe distance

St. Maarten – By three o’clock yesterday afternoon the worst of the bad weather tropical storm Irene brought to the island was over, but in the early hours of Sunday morning it brought such heavy rainfall that the department of disaster management issued a warning to residents to keep off the roads. Low lying areas like the center of Dutch Quarter were completely flooded and made driving ...

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May 12, 2011

Carnival Nationz Registration Begins

Thursday, May 12th 2011 Hello Mythical Creatures, Carnival Nationz is happy to announce that registration is now available for everyone. Costumes are selling out fast so don’t delay and visit our mas camp at 519 McNicoll Avenue. We are open Monday – Friday 6:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday – Sunday 2:00pm – 6:00pm. Online registration is also available at www.carnivalnationz.com. We ...

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April 11, 2011

Musician Martelly wins Haiti election

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Musician Michel 'Sweet Micky' Martelly scored a come-from-behind victory yesterday in Haiti's presidential run-off, according to preliminary results from last month's election in which he easily defeated a former first lady for the leadership of a country facing enormous challenges. Martelly, who has never held political office, received nearly 68 per cent of the ...

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April 4, 2011

Tanya Stephens gives confident lecture

Hasani Walters, STAR Writer  A confident looking Tanya Stephens stood behind the podium at the University of the West Indies' Assembly Hall yesterday speaking in a lecture on the topic 'Music, the Power to Shape Societies'. Her delivery was just as confident as she clearly brought across her points to the audience. She touched on several fitting issues, among them, the social ...

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March 28, 2011

Cameras barred from ‘Dudus’ enquiry

Cameras barred from ‘Dudus’ enquiry By PAUL HENRY Crime/court co-ordinator henryp@jamaicaobserver.com Monday, March 21, 2011 THE media was this morning barred from filming the evidence of the former executive secretary of Justice Minister Dorothy Lightbourne who reportedly sent an email to attorney Harold Brady and Solicitor General Douglas Leys without her authority or ...

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March 21, 2011

‘Soca returns to calypso format’

‘Soca returns to calypso format’ Published: Sun, 2011-03-20 20:31 Michelle Loubon Morel “Luta” Peters Wine! Wine! Wine! Shake Up Your Waistline! Such commands dominated the soca scene for more than a decade. But, for some, Carnival 2011 signalled a “renaissance in soca.” Gems like Benjai’s Trini, Kees Dieffenthaller’s Wotless and Blaxx Tanti ...

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March 14, 2011

CARICOM saddened at Japan disaster

March 14, 2011 | By KNews | Filed Under News  The unprecedented disaster in Japan , spawned by the largest earthquake in that country’s recorded history, has deeply saddened the Caribbean Community.This is according to Ambassador Lolita Applewhaite, Acting CARICOM Secretary-General in a message to the Embassy of Japan in Trinidad and Tobago.She said that the people of the Caribbean Community ...

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March 2, 2011

SOCA MONARCH FINAL POSITIONS

The Positions for Fantastic Friday Soca Monarch Finals 2011: JW & Blaze Blood Skinny Fabulous Michelle Xavier Shal Marshall Tallpree Iwer (The Boss) Nadia/Patrice Machel Montano Destra Ravi B/Nisha B BunjiGarlin Tian Winter Fay-Ann Lyons The excitement continues....stay tuned.

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February 23, 2011

Miss World visits Tobago

Two of the World’s most beautiful women—Miss World 2010 Alexandria Mills, right, and first runner-up Miss World (Africa) Emma Wareus of Botswana, pose for a photograph in Tobago yesterday. Miss World 2010, Alexandria Mills of the United States and her entourage paid a courtesy call on chief secretary of the Tobago House of Assembly Orville London at his office at Calder ...

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February 22, 2011

Buju Verdict?

Buju Banton Florida jury to resume deliberations today Daraine Luton, Senior Staff Reporter Tampa, Florida: After spending most of Friday considering the case against dancehall superstar Buju Banton, a 12-member jury is slated to resume its deliberations this morning at the Sam M. Gibbons building in Tampa, which houses the United States Middle District Court, Florida ...

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February 14, 2011

TnT Cops present Carnival security plans today

By NALINEE SEELAL Monday, February 14 2011 All Divisional Commanders of the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service have been mandated to attend a meeting at the Police Administration Building today to present security plans for Carnival 2011. The meeting will be chaired by Deputy Police Commissioner Jack Ewatski, who is in charge of Crime and Operations in the police service. Sources ...

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February 1, 2011

Sparrow Returns Home for Carnival

By COREY CONNELLY Sunday, January 30 2011 click on pic to zoom in With arms outstretched and rendering his signature prance, the Mighty Sparrow (Slinger Francisco) yesterday showed that, despite his illness, he was far from relinquishing his long-held title as the Calypso King of the World. In fact, the well-loved entertainer, having already organised several performances through his ...

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January 27, 2011

Machel Montano in Soca Monarch?

Thursday Janurary 27th 2011 Red 96.7fm in Trinidad and Tobago is featuring international soca superstars all day today.  One of the first guest for the day was world renowned Machel Montano.  In his interview Machel Montano said he dreamt he had won the soca monacrch so everyone better watch out! Machel Montano also gave a taste of what he is calling his road march contender where he is asking ...

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January 25, 2011

No bail for Canadian teacher accused of attempted murder

FALMOUTH, Trelawny — Forty-three-year-old Canadian teacher Paul Martin, who is charged with the attempted murder of his wife — 34-year-old Cathy-Lee Clayson Martin — was on Friday denied bail when he appeared before the Falmouth Resident Magistrate’s Court for the preliminary trial. The preliminary trial has been postponed until January 28. Noting that the evidence against the Canadian ...

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January 10, 2011

Ben Jai says "Trini is My Song"

Benjai on ‘Trini’ It is my song By RHONDOR DOWLAT Monday, January 10 2011 SOCA ARTISTE Rodney “Benjai” Le Blanc, 34, of Malabar, Arima, has so far made it big for the Carnival 2011 with his two releases – “Wine to the Side” (Honeycomb Riddim) and “Trini”. He has three more soca hits to release within the next three weeks – “Costume Hott” which is a collaboration with General Grant, ...

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December 8, 2010

J. Cole: The Follow-Up

Toronto, ON – Even if you weren’t one of the thousands of people to recently download the new J. Cole mixtape, Friday Night Lights — and don’t already have The Come Up or The Warm Up in your catalogue — if you’ve been following HipHopCanada in the past few weeks you’d be no stranger to who this young Fayetteville, North Carolina MC is and what he’s all about. HipHopCanada was lucky enough ...

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November 29, 2010

Vybz Kartel banned from Grenada

  Deejay's lyrics said to be too violent Popular deejay AdiDja Palmer, more popularly known as Vybz Kartel or Addi di Teacha, has been barred from performing at a show in Grenville, St Andrews, in Grenada scheduled for May 2. The Star has learnt that the artiste was banned from the event, Rap-it-up, which was to mark the official launching of his Daggerin condoms in that island, after ...

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November 26, 2010

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November 18, 2010

NEW YEARS WILL BE MENTAL @ SOUND ACADEMY

Title: NEW YEARS EVE WILL INGITEWhen: Friday December 31 2010Where: Sound Academy - Toronto    Thursday November 18th, 2010: The Buzz is on the streets about who is coming to Toronto to ring in the New Year. Tony "Mentally Ill" Matterhorn is confirmed to take centre stage at the Sound Academy, Friday December 31st ...

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November 8, 2010

Gregory Isaacs funeral to be held on November 20

The Thanksgiving Service to celebrate the life of Reggae star, Gregory Isaacs, will take place at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Saturday, November 20, starting at 10:00 a.m. Viewing of Gregory’s body will take place at the same venue the day before the funeral between 11:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The body of the legendary Reggae artiste who died in England on October 25, 2010, will be ...

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October 23, 2010

Barbados Prime Minister has Passed

The Right Honourable David John Howard Thompson, MP, QC, Prime Minister of Barbados, has died. Breaking News: Prime Minister David Thompson has passed 10/23/2010 Official sources have confirmed that the Right Honourable David John Howard Thompson, Prime Minister of Barbados passed away at approximately 2:10 a.m. today Saturday 23rd October, 2010. He was 48 years ...

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October 18, 2010

Parang caravan hits Sangre Grande

Parang caravan hits Sangre Grande By RALPH BANWARIE Monday, October 18 2010 click on pic to zoom in Los Numeros had the crowd on their feet with their sweet parang presentations. ... « prev photo next photo » Selection of parang bands for this year’s parang finals seem to be a very challenging task. Based on the performances at the Sangre Grande Recreation ground on Saturday, the ...

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October 15, 2010

DBANDIT.COM presents SLY AND ROBBIE

When: Fri Nov 05, 2010 - Sat Nov 06, 2010 Where: Sound Academy - Toronto    Category: D'Bandit Events CHALAWA MEETS SLY & ROBBIE with special guests: THE ARESENALS + ROYAL SYNDICATE Sly and Robbie are one of reggae's most prolific and long lasting production teams. The rhythm section of drummer Lowell Dunbar (nicknamed Sly after Sly Stone, one of his favorite musicians) and bass ...

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October 11, 2010

Obama’s US$45M Caribbean crime plan

ANDRE BAGOO Saturday, October 9 2010 click on pic to zoom in UNITED STATES President Barack Obama has committed to a multi-year partnership to fund a crime-fighting programme which will see the US provide $283 million (US $45 million) to the Caribbean region for the year 2010 and request from the US Congress, a further $496.9 million (US$79 million) for 2011. Deputy Assistant ...

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October 4, 2010

Apology to the organisers of Passa Passa

Apology to the organisers of Passa Passa   Sunday, October 03, 2010 ON Sunday, August 30, 2009 we published an article captioned 'Attorney denies 'Dudus' snatched by US authorities' in which we stated "Coke is also a record producer and the promoter of the weekly dance Passa Passa...." Also, on Sunday, August 8, 2010 we published an article captioned 'Dudus': Sharing the Blame in which we ...

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September 27, 2010

No Bail For Bounty Killer, Accused Of Using Hammer & Mosquito Zappey

Jamaican dancehall superstar Bounty Killer was this morning remanded in custody when he appeared in the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate Court. Bounty Killer, whose real name is Rodney Pryce, is charged for wounding. Previous reports were that Bounty Killer allegedly assaulted her with a hammer, and now a reporter states that he’s also accused of using a mosquito zapper racquet to ...

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September 21, 2010

Premier Awards Program for the Caribbean.

Premier Awards Program for the Caribbean. Monday, 20 September 2010 20:54 Antigua:--- The Caribbean Business Awards is a bbusiness recognition awards program based in the Caribbean for the Caribbean focused on emphasizing the often overlooked business acumen of the region in the global market place. Supported by the Caribbean Association of Industry and Commerce (CAIC), eentry is open to all ...

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September 9, 2010

The Bolt Announces Retirement?

Party King turn sprint King Usain Bolt said he plans to retire at the age of 30 after competing at the 2016 Olympics in Brazil if it goes well for him. In a recent interview Bolt said the 2012 London Olympics will not be his last. “2016?” he said. “No. “I don’t think I will be. “But it’s Brazil, right? “I think that will be my last Olympics. “So I think I will retire at 30 if ...

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August 26, 2010

"LRG Clothing Presents GET SMASHED" Celebration Event

Untitled Document JESTER UNITES HIS "SMASH SQUAD" BROTHERS (CLINTON SPARKS, WRISTPECT, STARTING FROM SCRATCH) & FRIENDS FOR "LRG Clothing Presents GET SMASHED" Celebration Event FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Toronto, ON (Canada) AUGUST 24TH, 2010 - On Friday September 17, 2010 for the first time EVER, Jester will be uniting his fellow Smash Squad DJs (Wristpect, ...

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August 23, 2010

Dudus entraps a nation and enchants an artist

Dudus entraps a nation and enchants an artist Published: Monday | August 23, 2010 0 Comments and 0 Reactions Neal 'Silent Cry' What A Drain'. '3 o'clock Roadblock' - Contributed Photos 1 2 3 4 > //Define: ContentSlider("slider_ID", [autorotate_miliseconds], [custompaginatelinkstext], ...

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July 9, 2010

Carnival Bands refuse to play ‘indecent’ songs!

Carnival Bands refuse to play ‘indecent’ songs! At its general Meeting of Saturday July 03, 2010, members of the St. Lucia Carnival Bands Association voted to adopt a common position regarding the playing of songs with indecent lyrics during the Carnival Monday and Carnival Tuesday Parade of the Bands.Members of the association, including representatives of Junior Carnival Bands, noted ...

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July 9, 2010

KARTEL WAITS FOR RELEASE

Kartel waits for release By PAUL HENRY, Observer staff reporter, henryp@jamaicaobserver.com Thursday, July 08, 2010     Vybz Kartel Vybz Kartel 1/1 DETAINED danchehall act Vybz Kartel should know if he will be freed for the weekend when his detention order expires tomorrow. Kartel was detained last week Friday and underwent intense questioning after ...

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April 30, 2010

GoodBye To Worldwide After 10+ Years

TORONTO'S AWARD-WINNING "WORLDWIDE WAKE UP SHOW" SAYS GOODBYE AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE Toronto, ON (Canada) April 30, 2010 - After an illustrious fifteen years of amazing and entertaining broadcasts, the dynamic on-air duo of DJ Chief and Jester closed the final curtain on Canada's beloved Worldwide Wake Up Show. Last Thursday at ...

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April 13, 2010

Look on the bright side

By StarappleInteresting times lay ahead for dancehall. Last time I addressed the issue of the recent revocation of 4 major artistes USA visas. It is a topic that is not going to be dissipating anytime soon. Speculationover the weekend has even pointed to the infiltration of our society by USA agents posing as consultants, tourists and so on. Funny that they feel free to ...

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April 13, 2010

Bolt headlines Shanghai meet

PARIS, France (AFP) -- Jamaican sprint king Usain Bolt and Chinese star hurdler Liu Xiang will headline the Shanghai meet of the IAAF Diamond League circuit on May 23, organisers announced yesterday. The outing will be the first on the newly-launched 14-meet Diamond League for Bolt, the world and Olympic 100m and 200m champion, and world record holder in each event (9.58 and 19.19sec, ...

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March 19, 2010

Grenadian James runs world-leading time

SOUTH BEND, Indiana (CMC) Grenadian teenager Kirani James majestically ran a world-leading 45.79 seconds to win the men's 400 metres at the Meyo Invitational Indoor meet on Saturday. The 17-year-old James, on debut for the University of Alabama, eclipsed the previous 2010 world best of 45.81 by the US Virgin Islands ' Tabarie Henry. The 2009 IAAF World Youth Championship double gold ...

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March 17, 2010

PROPERTY FOR SALE GRENADA

Land And Buildings For Sale - St. George’s, Grenada   3077 Sq Ft Of Land For Sale Listed At $500,000 US Building 1 - Three-Storey Building 1460 Sq Ft Building 2 – One Bedroom Self-Contained Apartment Of Approximately 437 Square Feet   ACTUAL VIEW FROM BUILDING WALKING DISTANCE FROM ALL AMENITIES Located on Scott Street,     FOR MORE ...

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March 12, 2010

Are You a Proud Lucian?

Written By: Jason Sifflet on Mar 2nd, 2010 Can you give ten reasons why you should be proud to be St Lucian? Jason Sifflet thinks he can! So you come from a small Caribbean island which has achieved nothing in the way of international notoriety or success. The biggest thing that happened on your island in the recent past was that they shot some episodes of The Bachelor here. You’re like ...

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February 13, 2010

Cops Shoot Cops

Cops shoot cops Policemen on lookout for kidnappers injured by colleagues BY KARYL WALKER Crime/Court co-ordinator walkerk@jamaicaobserver.com Saturday, February 13, 2010     TWO policemen from the elite Organised Crime Investigative Unit (OCID), in an embarrassing case of friendly fire, were shot and injured Thursday night while on an operation to nab the kidnappers of a teenage ...

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February 5, 2010

About D'Bandit

At the age of six, Bandit left his birthplace of Toronto and headed to Grenada, where he completed his Primary, Secondary, and O’ Level schooling. In the early 90s, his father’s nightclub, Le Sucrier, was in need of a Disc Jockey, and here began his career as a DJ. By 18 years of age, not only was he mashing up the clubs as a DJ in Grenada, he was also managing his family Businesses & Night ...

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January 31, 2010

Official opening of Dominica's Carnival

Official opening of Dominica's Carnival - The real MAS 2010 - set for Saturday Published on Saturday, January 23, 2010 Carnival OpeningROSEAU, Dominica -- Officials from the Carnival Development Committee have promised an extravagant display of originality, colour and pageantry for the opening parade and official ceremony for Dominica’s carnival, ‘The Real Mas’ 2010. A wide ...

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January 31, 2010

Chutney has a new king??!

San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago - Sunday January 31st, 2009 - Karma's Ravi Bissambhar was crowned the new king of the Chutney Soca Arena last night at Skinner Park San Fernando. Ravi B knocked off reigning champion Moses Charles (3rd place) and veteran chutney star Rikki Jai (2nd), to claim his place as the 2010 Chutney Soca Monarch. The new kid on the block, K.I. (from JMC 3Veni) finished ...

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January 25, 2010

43 head to International Soca Monarch Semi-finals

Reigning champion Fay-Ann Lyons Trinidad & Tobago - Monday January 18th, 2010 - According to the Caribbean Prestige Foundation (CPF - organizers of the 2010 bMobile Blackberry Int'l Soca Monarch & Play Whe Groovy Soca Monarch), a record 300 entries were received for this year's competition. Of the 300, 43 will move on to 'Power' Soca Monarch semi-finals and 39 will compete in the ...

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January 25, 2010

Traumatised Haitians struggle to comprehend grim fate

Published on Monday, January 25, 2010 By Dave Clark PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AFP) -- It's not immediately clear where the crowd gathered in prayer ends and where the refugee encampment begins, as one group of listless, traumatised people bleeds into another. With a symbol of state strength, Haiti's once magnificent National Palace, lying in ruins behind them, thousands left ...

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January 24, 2010

REDEMPTION IS 10

Once upon a time there was a group of three DJs that had an idea and a vision. It was a vision to destigmatise "the reggae party." We felt there were many others like us that loved Reggae music as much as we do but had to convince club owners of Toronto that this could be a safe and fun party. It was the owner/manager of a small club named Granite Lounge that wasn't afraid and perhaps shared our ...

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January 21, 2010

Delta to begin non-stop weekly service to Grenada in July

Delta to begin non-stop weekly service to Grenada in July Published on Thursday, January 21, 2010 Email To Friend Print Version ST GEORGE'S, Grenada -- The world’s largest airline will begin operations into Grenada this summer. Tourism and Civil Aviation Minister, Glynis Roberts on Wednesday confirmed that Delta Air Lines will commence scheduled service from John F Kennedy ...

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January 15, 2010

Machel not hired for Beyonce

Machel not hired for Beyonce, says mom Nigel Telesford Wednesday, January 13th 2010 Machel Montano is not carded to be the opening act of the February 18 Beyonce concert. Elizabeth Montano, mother and long-time manager of the soca superstar, yesterday denied rumours her son is carded to open for the R&B/pop superstar. Rumours of Montano’s appearance at ...

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January 14, 2010

Kester Test

Port-au-Prince, Haiti (CNN) -- Rescue workers struggled to clear rubble and bodies Wednesday from the streets of Haiti's "flattened" capital, where a government official said the death toll from Tuesday's 7.0-magnitude earthquake may exceed 100,000. Thousands of injured people waited for care outside badly damaged hospitals, while an unknown number remained trapped inside collapsed buildings. ...

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December 4, 2009

BANDIT TV

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December 3, 2009

EXTRA EXTRA GRAB A PODCAST

"Oh Bandit, you just made my cardio set go from 25min to 1 hour and 20min with your Ocean Drive Vol 06."   "Bandit, you got me jamming on this bus ride...people are looking at me weird!!!!  I LOVE Dagga Dagga." "Hey Bandit, thank you for repping the other islands on your summer edition of Groovie Town and Power Gen." Those are some of the comments I get from YOU...this motivates me to ...

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