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  • Yard Beat wins Boom Clash

    May 23, 2017     VRA   0 Comment     News

    Coming off their recent win at the Boom All-Star Sound Clash, winners of the four-tiered battle, YardBeat Sound System, visited THE STAR to clear up suggestions that their fan base came out of nowhere. "We put a lot of time and energy in the clash, so we don't want nobody misunderstanding the Japanese sound," Desem told THE STAR. "We used to travel all over the world, do Europe tour. We are the first Japanese sound to go to Africa, as a Japanese sound. ...

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  • Bounty Killer

    May 23, 2017     VRA   0 Comment         News

    Rodney Basil Price (born 12 June 1972), known as Bounty Killer, is a Jamaican reggae and dancehall deejay. Allmusic describes him as having been "one of the most aggressive dancehall stars of the '90s, a street-tough rude boy with an unrepentant flair for gun talk". He is the founder of a dancehall collective known as The Alliance with deejay Mavado. Price moved to Kingston at an early age, along with his mother and siblings. His father owned and ...

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  • Sean Paul

    May 23, 2017     VRA   0 Comment     ,     News

    Grammy Award winning artiste Sean Paul has been added to the line-up for the 25th staging of Reggae Sumfest. The multi-platinum artiste will break his current Europe tour for a fourth appearance on the festival.Having racked up an impressive catalogue and a huge fanbase worldwide over two decades, Sean Paul continues to be relevant in the global music industry with a legacy of chart topping music including the classic Like Glue (2002), Temperature (2005) a...

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  • Vybz Kartel

    Aug 12, 2015     VRA   0 Comment     News

    Vybz Kartel, born Adidja Palmer, is just over six years deep into his life sentence which means he would have to serve another 29 years before being eligible for parole. The aced dancehall star was convicted in March 2014 along with his three co-accused Shawn “Storm” Campbell, Kahira Jones, and Andre St John, for the murder of their associate Clive “Lizard” Williams. Although his trial concluded in 2014, he has been behind bars since 2011 when he w...

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