Reggae/Dancehall and other music news (Bits 'n' Pieces) highlights throughout the month of February 2014
28/02/14 27 Years Old Irie FM & ZIP 103 FM CEO 'Chad Young' has died
Four years after the death of his father, 'Karl Young' and former CEO of popular Jamaican radio stations Irie FM and ZIP 103 FM, 'Chad Young' CEO and Managing Director of both stations died shortly after he was diagnosed with brain cancer read more
25/02/14 Heart felt tributes for Bunny Rugs
William Alexander Anthony Clark aka Bunny Rugs was remembered for his sense of humour and music at a memorial held Monday 24/2/14 at the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Kingston... Read more
18/02/14 Sean Paul/Konshens Historic Arsenio Hall Performace
|Sean Paul and Konshen live on the Arsenio Hall Show|
18/02/14 Wayne 'Sleng Teng Smith' has died
Another hitmaker in the Jamaican music industry whose music significantly impacted and brought new dimensions to the Jamaican Reggae brand has passed. Wayne Smith best known for his computerised hit song 'Unda Mi Sleng Teng' died Monday February 17 at the Kingston Public Hospital (KPH) at 48 years old. He was admitted after complaining about pain in his stomach Read more
17/02/14 Bass Odyssey Awarded by JARIA
Bass Odyssey sound system manager Keith Walford Sr. proudly accepted the Jamaica Reggae Industry Award (JARIA) for contribution to local entertainment and international impact watch
13/02/14 Pharrell William's 'Happy' Becomes Highest Charting Oscar Nominated SongUS Virginia's native Pharrell Williams who recently walked away with the 56th Grammy Awards 'Song of the Year' created history with his uplifting melody 'Happy' which recently became number one on the musical boards and was deemed the "top-charting Oscar nominated song in more than a decade' Billboard reported read more and watch the Digicel Jamaica inspired #JamaicaHappy video click
12/02/14 Taurus Riley's new album 'Love Situation' tops Billboard
In a sweep across Billboard's top 100 Reggae chart, Taurus Riley's latest album entitled "Love Situation" stomped Snoop Dogg's "Reincarnation" album that held the top spot for weeks from it's base to claim the spot impressively read more
Pop star Rihanna is the first VEVO certified artist to have 17 videos receiving over 100 millions views #HistoRih.
8/02/14 Chronixx Awarded Cultural Artiste of the YearChronixx received The Youth Views Award YVA "Artiste of the Year" 2014 recently in Kingston and tweeted his appreciation saying "Give thanks to the youths and the YVA's for presenting I.." for the awards.