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It’s my song – two artistes say they own the same track | Entertainment

Dancehall artistes Neeqah and Jayds are at odds over a new song titled ‘Dick Appointment’. Both entertainers have claimed ownership of the song and are claiming that the other not only copied their style but stole the track. When THE STAR spoke to Jayds, he said his version was released just over a week ago but said that the song was recorded from March. He said he was shocked at hearing a similar sounding song coming from Neeqah and was equally astonished to hear accusations being hurled at him for…

Street dances shun soca – Selectors say there is a time and place for the genre | Entertainment

“Why don’t Jamaicans like to play soca?,” was the question Sharda Bacchus asked THE STAR. The lover of the musical genre who was visiting from Guyana attended a recent staging of Yeah Yeah Wednesdays with a few friends whose only requests were to hear ‘Hulk’ by Blaxx and Shal Marshall’s ‘Splinters’ even if they were the only soca tracks that were played for the night. However, Bishop Escobar, resident selector for Yeah Yeah Wednesdays, told THE STAR street dances do not usually play soca but often times will cater to…

Teen attempts suicide after being punished | News

A male student of a Hanover high school is now in hospital, following what police sources have described as a case of attempted suicide. Information reaching The STAR is that the student was spoken to repeatedly by his parents with regards to his low grades, and the amount of time he spends on his cell phone. The STAR was told that his father had taken away one phone from him, with the hope that he would pay more attention to his schoolwork.   JUMPED FROM ROOF   However, while the…

Coffee Piece gets new infant department | News

Coffee Piece Pre-Primary School in Clarendon has received a new building for its infant department, courtesy of Food For The Poor Jamaica. “We are passionate about helping our children reach their maximum potential by providing new schools and replacing institutions which have been deemed as unfit spaces,” Executive Director David Mair of Food For The Poor Jamaica said at the official opening ceremony on Thursday. “Thanks to our committed and generous donors, the educational experience at Coffee Piece Infant Department is now a healthy and safe one. None of this…

‘Oney’ wipes windshields to support family | News

Having lost his hand two years during a dispute which he claims didn’t involve him, Richard Elliot, known to many as ‘Oney’, is still determined to care for his family. Travelling through the Corporate Area from Rema to Three Miles almost every day to wipe windshields is the norm for Elliot, who said that he has to provide for his family by any means necessary. “It far fi travel from Rema come out yah so, but mi haffi hunt fi food so me family can eat and get care,” he…

Man held in gun and ammunition seizure | News

May 17, 2018 One man is in custody following the seizure of a firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Walderston, Manchester, yesterday. Reports from the Kendal police are that at about 2:10 a.m., police were summoned to an area of the community where men were seen breaking into a hardware store. On their arrival, the men began shooting at the lawmen. The gunfire was returned and the men escaped in nearby bushes. The police searched the area and one Browning 9 mm pistol and four 9 mm rounds of…

“We nuh waan rob and tief” – CD sellers want police to give them a break | News

  “It’s like they want us to go tun gunman and start rob people,” one CD vendor said as he explained that they need a break from the police. This view comes days after the Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime Investigating Branch arrested four men for breaches of the Trademark and Copyright Acts; two of them were held for selling bootleg CDs in St Ann. Mike*, who also sells bootleg CDs, said that he is selling as a means of getting by because they recognise stealing from people is not…

Big Chunes delivers ‘biggest and baddest’ songs | Entertainment

  Big Chunes promised the ‘biggest and baddest’ songs from the 90s up to 2010, and the party that was held at 2 Chelsea Avenue, New Kingston, delivered just that. “Party mad bad. It went beyond my expectations from decor to vibes,” was the sentiment of patron Amoy Black who was out with friends for a girls night out. Capleton’s Hunt You and Mavado’s Stulla were just some of the songs that were played. DJ Dr Smilez, Team Shella and DJ Absolute JA had the party in a frenzy with…

‘Pay attention to your health’ – Doctor wants diagnoses of entertainers to be a wake-up call | Entertainment

Chronic illness such as hypertension, kidney failure and diabetes are some of the leading causes of death among the younger generation. Just last week, the entertainment fraternity was plunged into mourning following the passing of Niko Chromatic, who has been battling kidney disease for about three years. A few years ago, Mundo Ravers from the dance group Ravers Clavers also died as a result of kidney failure. Popular sound system selector Gary Chuck is also recovering from a massive stroke. But according to medical practitioner Dr Shane Alexis, these illnesses…