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Our Music. Our Festival. The 25th Reggae Sumfest Show has always been the show to get pure Jamaican entertainment. Khadine Hylton “Miss Kitty” hosted dancehall night and it her appearance was quite cultural. She dressed in a beautiful bandana dress and carried her little basket. She was representing the Jamaican culture and slightly remembers the icon and the legendary Miss Louise Bennett-Coverly otherwise known as “Miss Lou”. On dancehall night, there were performances by Spice, Tommy Lee Sparta, Masicka, Dexta Daps, Alkaline, Shenseea etc. Spice and Dexta Daps performances got the most ratings as the audience enjoys their epic and visual stage presence. Bouty Killa also did great and Tommy Lee Sparta did a great job. To see clippings of these performances you may view them on Youtube and then be your own judge.
The “Love In This Club” singer is accused of giving an Atlanta woman herpes. An unidentified woman is suing Usher for exposing her to the virus and has now been tested positive for the STD. She is now seeking 20 million dollars in damages. Earlier in the lawsuit, she requested 10 million dollars but after learning about the results, she is going through an emotional distress and has medical bills to pay for. She claims they had unprotected and oral sex on their encounter. Be careful out there as AIDS and STI’s have no leniency on anyone.
Wild, Wild, Wild, when I am with you what do I get? You got it! Wild Thoughts! The positive and affirmative DJ Khaled has released the new and provocative song called Wild Thoughts. Bajan’s queen Rihanna and Bryson Tiller are featuring artiste on the hit single. DJ Khaled is currently working on his upcoming album named ‘Grateful’. On the front cover of his album is his cute little son Asahd. Man! Isn’t he just adorable?
Is Gigi Hadid pregnant? Hmmmm….Rumors swirled on Twitter that Gigi, 22, might be expecting a baby with boyfriend Zayn Malik . A fake comment supposedly typed by Gigi’s mom Yolanda Foster that she will be a proud grandma in eight months. Foster then addressed the rumors that if her daughter was pregnant she would be the one to announce it. The ‘Pillow Talk’ singer and the pretty-eyed model start dating in November 2015. Don’t they make a beautiful couple? <3
What’s up with The Kardashians lately? Well, Kim Kardashian’s company, Kimsaprincess Inc., is in some serious trouble. Kimsaprincess has endorsed LuMee, the light-up phone case that makes it ideal for taking selfies. According to US Weekly, Snaplight on Monday filed a patent infringement lawsuit in California federal court. Snaplight is asking the court to stop the reality star from further promoting and using the LuMee cases. The California-based company is also asking for $100 million (C$126M) in damages. Man! I tell you The Kardashians are always finding a way to be on the spotlight whether good or bad. They love to be the center of attention and that’s okay! It’s a competitive world, if you are not on the mainstream platform then you ain’t pulling your weight.
The Twilight star, Kristen Stewart reveals that she is open-minded about her sexual interests. The Hollywood actress is currently dating model Stella Maxwell but discloses that she could fall for a man in the future. Kristen admitted that she is bisexual and is not confused by her own identity. Stewart was bullied at school when she dressed like a boy and she confessed the critiques from her classmates made her feel miserable. Hey, she is expressing duality in the two genders and can we be oppose to that? Nah, people live there life in a way that suits them the best.
Grammy Award-winning Damion ‘Jr Gong’ Marley has released his fourth album, Stony Hill on his birthday, July 21. His promotional path of his album is accompanied by the news of the artiste’s incursion into the medicinal marijuana business.
In an interview, he says that marijuana is sort of similarly use as spiritual sacrament and recreational use. In terms of the spiritual aspect, I think he is speaking from a Rastafarian perspective. His aim is to bring awareness that Marijuana is actually an healing ailment to various kinds of illnesses. In October 2016, it was announced that Junior Gong partnered with Ocean Grown Extracts which was converted into a cannabis grow space, to cultivate medical marijuana for state dispensaries according to the Jamaica Gleaner Newspaper. But be sure to get Mr. Marley’s new album out now and listen to his single called “Medication”.