Tweet Share Mavado link with his longtime producer Di Genius for a new single dedicated to the ladies, “Red Rose.” Mavado is one of those rare dancehall artist that has the Midas touch because everything he released this year have been instant hits and this new single will be no different. “Man yo fi dede fi yo lady / Yo fi bring red rose fi yo girl / She love the things you do you do / No other man no fi dede fi yo girl,” Mavado sings. Mavado has aligned himself with Alkaline and Jahmiel, two of the leading batch of young artists inRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel previews two new raunchy singles for the Christmas holiday. The Gazanation boss teased the upcoming singles, “My Boo” and “Watch Over Us,” on his Instagram last night. The songs were produced by TJ Records and could arrive as early as this weekend, sources told us. “LIKE I SAID!!!…GAZAGURLZ LETS PARTY TOGETHER THIS CHRISTMAS.WANNA BE MY BOO? COMING SOON,” Kartel wrote. We’re told that the singles could arrive as early as tomorrow night. “Think of these two tracks as a Christmas treat for the ladies from the Worl’Boss,” sources said. “TJ [Records] had these tracks in the vault for a little whileRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel quietly disses Popcaan on his new song “How” and barely anyone noticed. This is the second song that Kartel released this week after dropping a new joint dedicated to his mother on Monday. Recently, the Gazanation deejay has been quietly taking shots his former protege Popcaan who he previously ousted as being a disloyal member of the Gaza over his alignment with Drake. In one of his recent songs, Kartel accused the Unruly Boss of stealing some of his styles and now on this new Dunwell Productions-produced single, he calls him bad mind. “Judas by time you say a who thatRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel highly anticipated appeal trial has been pushed back to a new date. The dancehall artist’s appeal trial was originally set for February 19, 2018, but the case has been pushed back to July 9th next year. Vybz Kartel team of lawyers led by Tom Tavares-Finson filed a motion asking the appeal court judges for more time to prepare for the case. The motion was approved and a new date has been agreed upon. This means that the Gazanation deejay will have to wait an additional five months to know his fate. Three weeks has been set aside for the July appealRead More →

Tweet Share Alkaline may have stopped skin bleaching and dancehall fans are giving him two thumbs up. The Vendetta boss posted a video on Instagram last night promoting an upcoming show in New Jersey. Some of his fans quickly noticed that he looked a lot darker than he did recently. “Alka a turn back black them dead ya now general,” one fan wrote, while another added, “Can’t even break down Alkaline progression. You can say “black alkaline, tattoo alkaline, bleach alkaline” it all happened in the same week.” Alkaline started bleaching around 2014 when his career just started to blow up. Since then we’ve learnedRead More →

Tweet Share Popcaan drop the video for his new gangsta anthem “El Chapo” and he used the opportunity to send a clear message to his enemies. The video clip features Popcaan living in a mansion at an undisclosed location (Kingston) just like a drug kingpin. He surrounds himself with lots of women and thugs that do his bidding. The gritty single was produced by NotNice while the video was directed by RD Studios. The also features the police commissioner issuing a statement to the media saying he will find Popcaan at all cost. Popcaan drop the single in September and since then its become anRead More →

Tweet Share Cardi B gave Vanessa Bling a big cosign last month when Offset drop a half a million dollar engagement ring on her finger. Shortly after getting her ring, Cardi B posted a video showing off her 8-karat rock while listening to Vanessa Bling 2011 dancehall banger “Everything Fi Hold Him.” Bardi got a lot of shoutout from her Jamaican fan base for posting the clip and now she is getting some major props from Vanessa Bling herself. “Cardi B always support my music even before she buss and get big in the music business,” Bling said. “I rate her and love how she’sRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel drop three music videos this weekend but perhaps the most anticipated of all of them is “Mhm Hm.” The single went viral following its released last month and triggered a massive sales boast for oatmeal, peanuts and Suppligen in Jamaica, that’s the power of Vybz Kartel. The cut was directed by Dameon Gayle of Terminal 4 Media. Since round the end of the summer this year, Kartel released more than a dozen new singles, but this is a fan favorite. He also released another video for his single “Don’t Come Back.” Vybz Kartel received some criticisms over the summer from someRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel appeal case is progressing very well according to one of his attorneys Valerie Neita Robertson. The trial is set to commence in the Jamaica Appeal Court in February of next year, but there are still some doubts among the dancehall artist’s fans about whether or not he will be vindicated. Currently, there are not a lot of faith in the Jamaican justice system, but Kartel’s attorneys have expressed confidence in winning the case come next year. “The appeal is progressing pretty well, we have seen some delays, but don’t worry about that, that is on the management and administrative side, butRead More →

Tweet Share Shawn Storm released an animated video for his gritty Alkaline diss track “Full Clip Load.” The clip starts out with Shawn Storm escaping from prison before going on a crime spree that ended with his rescuing Vybz Kartel from prison. In the song, Kartel protege diss all of the Gaza enemies starting with Alkaline and move down the line to Aidonia’s J.O.P., Busy Signal, Mavado, and Stephen “Di Genius” McGregor. “Everybody mi ago kill everybody / all tha one deh weh sound like Addi,” he deejay. Shawn Storm has always been loyal to Vybz Kartel and was even convicted for the same murderRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel debut his new hustle anthem “All Aboard” a catchy single produced by TJ Records. Earlier this week, the imprisoned dancehall star announced that he will be debuting the new single on Irie FM on Friday and all day yesterday DJ Wayne was spinning the new track. “Am so intriguing get the vision and wake up me do it / Run the boat spring cleaning money move hit season / Honeymoon this even no money marriage a mi dirty habit and me clean,” Kartel deejay. “All Aboard” is also available for streaming on Apple Music. Sources inside the Gaza told us thatRead More →

Tweet Share Vybz Kartel single “Mhm Hm” is the hottest new single in dancehall currently and has already hit three million views in less than a month. It’s been three weeks since Vybz Kartel drop the infectious new single and already it’s the most popular song in dancehall both in Jamaica and overseas. The track is currently clocking around a million views on YouTube per week and showing no signs of slowing down. Kartel’s team is currently shooting the visuals for the song which will arrive later this month. “We are shooting that video now so you can expect it late October,” sources told Dancehallhiphop.com.Read More →

TweetShare Masicka is getting his “Energy” up before the new year because he is planning to conquer dancehall in 2018. The Genahsyde deejay teams with J1 Production for his latest dancehall banger “Energy.” “Spliff a light the energy right / Gal a whine so the energy bright / Money nuff so the energy right / And we no new to this, we do it every night / Guns deh ya so the energy right,” Masicka deejay. Masicka has been having a phenomenal year with a number of hit records this year. He also scored one of dancehall’s biggest single this year “InfraRed” a collaboration withRead More →

TweetShare NotNice is speaking out on the killing of Vybz Kartel‘s protege Gaza Maxwell. The former Gazanation deejay was stabbed to death last month at a studio in Springfield, St Thomas. Police officers are actively investigating the murder but have not yet made an arrest. Producer NotNice says Maxwell’s death is a big blow for him because he was someone he worked with closely in the past. “Me stress out because is somebody me used to work closely with from Gaza days, so fi hear this, and the way him dead, it messed up,” the beat maker said. “Gaza Maxwell didn’t deserve to die thatRead More →

TweetShare Alkaline and Vybz Kartel are the two top rivals in dancehall currently and lately they are both fighting over the “1 Don” moniker. Over the past few years, Alkaline has called himself other monikers like Young Lawd and Torch, while Vybz Kartel called himself The Teacher and Worl’Boss. Now both deejays are referring to themselves as the 1 Don of dancehall. The term one done means that you are the top artist in the genre currently and fans of both sides will say that their artist is the leading act. Vybz Kartel released a new single “Don’t Come Back” last week where he deejaysRead More →

Ishawna cramps up the dial with her new raunchy music video “Equal Rights.” Back in May, Ishawna released her raunchy new single “Equal Rights” and immediately she started getting a lot of backlash from both dancehall fans and the church community. Those criticisms is not slowing her down because she just drop the visuals for the track and lets just say its rated R. That means she is not listening to her critics and is even thinking about cranking up the volume. The cut was directed by Terminal 4 Media and Ishawna herself and features the dancehall diva living out her fantasy. She used herRead More →

Busta Rhymes drop the video for his Vybz Kartel and Tory Lanez-assisted single “Girlfriend.” This is perhaps the first time that Vybz Kartel is making a live appearance in a music video since his arrest in 2011. The world has been waiting for this moment and it’s finally here thanks to Busta Rhymes. The video features cameos from a bunch of local Jamaican dancehall celebrities like Beenie Man, Foota Hype, Junior Reid, Spice, and Bounty Killer. The cut was directed by Benny Boom and Busta Rhymes and starts out with Beenie Man picking up the hip-hop legend at the airport with his fleet of luxuryRead More →

Vybz Kartel kidney infection is much more serious that we previously reported and some people in his circle are saying that he might have been poisoned in prison. The “Fever” deejay has been hospitalized for a week now with a severe case of kidney infection. Sources close to the deejay’s family told DancehallHipHop that doctors have been running numerous tests on him to get to the bottom of his sickness. “They are still running tests on him, they did blood test and a number of other tests, so we are now waiting to hear the results,” sources said. “He is complaining about feeling a lotRead More →

Dancehall star Vybz Kartel and pop singer Lorde is featured on a new single from Major Lazer. The new Major Lazer track was previewed on Lazer Sound radio show on Apple Music’s Beats 1 this week and you can tell that it will be another dancehall banger. You can hear Lorde’s distinct vocals over a retro dancehall beat. She sampled Jamaican legend Yellowman’s 1984 classic “Nobody Move, Nobody Get Hurt.” Vybz Kartel’s vocals wasn’t in the preview, but you can see his name listed which means he will be on the full version of the single. Kartel and Major Lazer are longtime collaborators and haveRead More →

Vybz Kartel remains in the hospital while getting treatment for a severe kidney infection. Authorities are not allowing any visitors at the moment and he is heavily guarded in a secure section of the University Hospital of the West Indies. Sources told us that his common-law wife Tanesha “Shorty” Johnson and his attorney Tom Tavares-Finson are in contact with prison officials and are getting regular updates on his condition. We’re told that he is currently in stable condition. Vybz Kartel, real name Adidja Palmer, was rushed to the hospital early Monday morning after complaining of severe pain in his side. Medical staff at the TowerRead More →

Vybz Kartel was rushed to a hospital early this morning for a mysterious illness. Prison officials have not released a statement on the artist’s condition, but sources confirmed with Dancehallhiphop.com that he was escorted by a heavily armed police detail to the KPH in Kingston after he started complaining that he wasn’t feeling well. Some sources are saying that he is getting treatment for a possible kidney infection and maybe suffering from dehydration. We’re told that has been getting treatment by medical staffs inside the prison but when his condition did not improve, he was taken to the hospital. Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, isRead More →

Alkaline stays ahead of Vybz Kartel on YouTube with his Vevo channel reaching a milestone 500,000 subscribers. The two rival deejays fans have been battling each other on the airwaves and on social media over which one of them is currently the leading act in dancehall. In comparison Kartel currently has 364,000 subscribers on his Vevo channel. Sean Paul is currently the leading dancehall artists on YouTube with 700,000+ subscribers. Shaggy has just over 500,000 fans and Spice has slightly more than Vybz Kartel coming in at 384,000. Those round out the top five. Vendetta and Gazanation fans are the rival factions in this bunchRead More →

Vybz Kartel already released five new singles since the start of September and this week we will be getting two additional new tracks including a potential Alkaline diss. The incarcerated deejay has been quiet throughout the summer while his mega-hit “Fever” continues to make waves in the mainstream market. Clearly, he has been recording new material and was perhaps waiting for all the noise during the summer to die down before dropping some new music. Kartel is known for releasing a flood of music on the airwaves so while his new releases have slowed down, it doesn’t mean that he isn’t still recording, sources insideRead More →

NotNice has a lot to say about Vybz Kartel and Popcaan, as well as, his new artists recording a new Alkaline diss track. NotNice was close friends with Vybz Kartel at one point but since their fallout in 2011, the two have not spoken to each other. The producer even said in an interview in 2014 that he will never forgive Kartel for sending his goons to take away his engineering equipment from his home studio. Speaking with Anthony Miller of ER, NotNice briefly spoke about his life after the Worl’Boss. “It’s not like it didn’t work out with Kartel, you know Kartel have himRead More →

Vybz Kartel continues to grip mainstream airwaves with “Fever” which reached number one on iTunes reggae chart. “Fever” is one of the biggest dancehall singles this year and it has already made an impact on the Billboard R&B/Hip-Hop Airplay chart. The song peaked at No. 36 on the chart making it Kartel’s second single to make an entry onto Billboard over his career. Perhaps his biggest achievement in recent years was when the song took the number one spot on iTunes reggae chart last week. The song has slipped to 13th place on the chart this week but it just shows the share growth overRead More →

These days when a new artist want a big break they try to snag a Vybz Kartel collaboration. The dancehall singjay Double K is featured on a new collaboration with Vybz Kartel, Shenseea, Shawn Storm, and Wykel titled “So She Stay.” The single was produced by True Blue Family and has been getting a lot of attention inside the dancehall space since making its debut a month ago. “The song a gwaan wicked in the dance and wherever it play,” Double K said. “It tackles relationship issues between a man and a woman, and we bring it across in a way in which almost everyRead More →

Lyrics Vybz Kartel – Highest level None a dem nuh deh paw mi level Umbra not even I know how I do it And just do it like Jordan or UWI Shackiel or Coby And no one can stop mi.(highest level) Mi nuh know when but A nuh today, a nuh tomorrow A nuh today, a nuh tomorrow Buss it like in a better tomorrow. Mi rifle dem naw jam like door jam Mi gun dem naw itch pon program You nuh si seh you should a send some more man Dem four shooter deh naw come back Somewhere under ground is dem new lotRead More →