Mineral Boss Found Dead At Home #RIP

Mineral Boss Found Dead At Home #RIP

Entertainer and producer Mineral Boss is dead. He was 35. Reports are that the CEO of Mineral Boss Muzik was shot and killed at around nine this morning  at his home in Caymanas Bay, St. Catherine. Mineral Boss born Clayton Jones was promoting his latest EP titled ‘Breakthrough’. He was best known for riddims such as…

DV Has High Hopes For New Single

DV Has High Hopes For New Single

After riding high with his single “She Gone”, fast rising Dancehall singjay DV continues his musical journey with “Beggie Beggie”. Dubbed as another controversial single, DV says he feels the single will open the eyes of those who listen. “All my songs speak reality, I take on issues that people are uncomfortable to speak about…

117 Guns Seized In The US That Were Destined For Jamaica

117 Guns Seized In The US That Were Destined For Jamaica

The Jamaica Constabulary Force is reporting a mega bust in the United States (US) of a shipment of guns and ammunition destined for an address in Jamaica. In a tweet posted a short while ago, the police say the shipment of 117 guns and an assortment of ammunition was intercepted by US customs and ‎border…

Kingston Music Week In full Effect

Kingston Music Week In full Effect

The RJR/Gleaner Communications Group’s Kingston Music Week (KMW) is in full swing. The RJR 94FM brand hosts a public forum scheduled on Wednesday at 3:00 p.m. at the Technology Innovation Centre, UTech. The event is open to the public and will feature a presentation from General Manager Radio Services Dr. Dennis Howard. Also happening on…

Ian Boyne Recovering From Coma

Ian Boyne Recovering From Coma

Journalist and author Ian Boyne is now out of the Intensive Care Unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies. A statement from the Jamaica Information Service says he is recuperating. He was rushed to the hospital on Saturday after falling ill. Mr. Boyne said is deeply touched by the outpouring of love from…

Journalist Ian Boyne Hospitalised

Journalist Ian Boyne Hospitalised

  Journalist Ian Boyne has been hospitalised after suffering what the Jamaica Information Service calls a medical emergency.  Boyne, the deputy chief executive officer of the Jamaica Information Service is also Gleaner columnist. It is understood that Boyne is in a coma. In the meantime, the family is appealing to the media and other concerned friends to…

Golden Krust CEO Dead-Suspected Suicide

CEO of popular Jamaican restaurant Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery & Grill, Lowell Hawthorne reportedly killed himself inside his Bronx factory in New York on Saturday. Hawthorne 57, shot himself inside the Park Ave. building near E. 173rd St in Claremont. More than a dozen current and former employees stood in disbelief outside the factory hours later. Some…

Cause Of Geddies Fire Still Unknown

Cause Of Geddies Fire Still Unknown

Fire yesterday destroyed Geddes Refrigeration Limited on Spanish Town Road in Kingston resulting in heavy losses. “The whole administrative building, the whole warehouse, workshop and offices — everything is gone,” said Dane Lafayette, director and deputy CEO of the company. “I saw the staff running out and I realised there was a fire in the…

Jamaica Behind On Aids Awareness Says WHO

Jamaica Behind On Aids Awareness Says WHO

SIX Caribbean countries will today be validated for having eliminated mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis, but Jamaica is not among them. In fact, Jamaica might not receive validation from the World Health Organization (WHO) before the year 2020. Dr Nicola Skyers, senior medical officer of the National HIV/STI/TB Unit, made the disclosure during an…

Nailed It!! Grammy nominations for Chronixx, Jr Gong, Morgan Heritage

Nailed It!! Grammy nominations for Chronixx, Jr Gong, Morgan Heritage

Chronixx, Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley and Morgan Heritage are the Jamaican nominees for Best Reggae Album in the 2018 Grammy Awards. Chronixx’s Chronology, Marley’s Stony Hill and Morgan Heritage’s Avrakedabra are up against Common Kings’ Lost in Paradise and J Boog’s Wash House Ting. J Boog is of Samoan descent and born in the US, while members of the California,…