Junior Reid’s New Album ‘Living Legend’

Junior Reid

Junior Reid makes a bold claim with the title of his next album, due mid-August. It is Living Legend, a 16- to 18-track set of all-new songs, which includes Heat is On, Looking Out, Take it Easy (featuring Capleton), Where is the Love, I’m So Crazy (featuring Cassidy), and Real OG. With the songs all recorded and the artwork already done, Reid says he is now “listening back to see which mix can be better.”

He has a long list of legendary hits to draw upon, yet by going with a totally new song line-up, Reid is not resting his statement on what he has done in a very long and storied musical career. Continue reading

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Chris Brown barred from Britain because of Rihanna beating

On May 23rd 2010 I wrote the ‘Boycott Reggae Sumfest Unless They Drop Chris Brown’ blog and started a similarly titled Facebook fan page which attracted 800 people in 5 days.  This caused facebook to disable my personal account for 24hrs and delete the boycott page. Now Great Britain has joined the cause and banned Chris Brown from entering the country forcing him to cancel three shows. I still urge Reggae Sumfest to drop CB and follow Great Britains lead. As i mentioned in the original blog at this time in Jamaica we need to put good role models in front of our youth and not a convicted woman beater.

Please let Reggae Sumfest know how you feel by emailing their executive director Johnny Gourzong at  johnny@reggaesumfest.com I am sure he would love to hear your opinion…

(CNN) — British officials, citing worries that singer Chris Brown might pose a danger to British citizens, barred him from entering the United Kingdom for concerts this week, a UK border official said. Brown pleaded guilty last year to a felony charge of assaulting his then-girlfriend, pop star Rihanna. “We reserve the right to refuse entry to the UK to anyone guilty of a serious criminal offense,” said Barbara Woodward, director of the UK border agency’s international group. “Public safety is one of our primary concerns.” Continue reading

Beenie beats LA Lewis at O’Neil’s funeral

La Lewis (left) got a beating from Beenie Man.
La Lewis (left) got a beating from Beenie Man.
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IT perhaps wasn’t the sound thrashing that some persons have reported, but one thing seems sure, on Saturday graffiti artiste LA Lewis was the recipient of quite a few slaps from deejay Beenie Man.

According to eyewitnesses, the funeral procession for slain Voicemail member O’Neil Edwards had left Church on the Rock for Meadowrest, where the interrment was scheduled to take place. It is said that a smiling LA Lewis was busy bidding farewell to onlookers when he reportedly ran into the back of Beenie Man’s ultra luxurious Audi Q4 sport utility vehicle. Continue reading