Mavado, Masicka Reacts To PM Holness Blaming Dancehall Lyrics For High Crimes In Jamaica

The Prime Minister was joined by a number of other parliamentarians who noted their disappointment at the spate of killings over the weekend, including the death of a 20- year old- Khanice Jackson, who went missing last week then her body was found. Protect uno self ghetto and family. “Educate uno self ghetto utes make some money. Illiteracy a the reason we just follow everything. Hoping the people will be dumb enough to accept it.”
Meanwhile, there were voices in defense of the Prime Minister as some asked “when or where did the PM blame dancehall for crime and violence,” as they pointed out that the PM’s comments were directed to some entertainers. Many are angry that the Prime Minister proudly used the same singers his comments were directed to create dubplates- musical jingles for his election campaign that saw him winning in a landslide victory. There was widespread backlash from Jamaicans locally and in the Diaspora as many called the Prime Minister a hypocrite for using music as a scapegoat for his inability to lead a successful crime plan to slow the rate of murders on the island. At what point do we say enough is enough?,” Grange asked fellow elected representatives. Music is not the problem. “Why is this man blaming crime on music every prime minister that the ppl vote in when dem get them Blood**tt seat to work Dem fail and come point fingers well we pointing right back at you, what about all the grants dat you and your parliamentarians get to take care of crime billions,” Mavado asked. “If we all cannot protect our women and girls, our most vulnerable, from such horrible acts of violence, how do we even see ourselves as a civilised society? It’s poverty and they know that but they playing smart. Killed because some man felt he had the right to decide whom she should love or that she should continue in an abusive relationship, regardless. Police say Fowler confessed that he killed the young lady at his house after pretending that he forgot his work tools at home. She was speculated to be raped then murdered. Bounty Killer, PM Andrew Holness and Tony Rebel
One of those is the fact that the Prime Minister is one known to wear his green Clarks- a style of shoes popular in dancehall. “It is on a sombre note and with pain in my heart that I stand to give voice to the now suppressed voices of our sisters who have been brutally killed in the epidemic of domestic violence in our country. Jamaicans are particularly furious at the Prime Minister, who, while being a critic of dancehall, revels in the names and labels given to him emanating from dancehall culture. Educate ddem too. The Minister of Gender Affairs, Olivia Babsy Grange, in lamenting the deaths of women, said domestic violence is an epidemic in Jamaica. He was known to her and her family and would regularly offer to drop her at work as he also worked in the same area in Cross Roads, Kingston. what u need to do is clean up your corrupted Goverment and stop intimidate the people! Share this:

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Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) She was found with just a top and her underwear was missing. One person said, “violence been here before msic…so why u want to mess up the culture cause u can’t control the crime rate. Many artists lashed out at the Prime Minister for his comments, including Mavado, who pointed out that entertainers are not voted in to lead, and it isn’t their job to control crime. That’s not the only thing that they are upset about, including artists who voiced their thoughts. “Bro gad. “that has nothing to do with entertainment no one voted for us to lead that’s your job! “Dat yuh tek up the AK-47 and tun it inna a man head … That is not right. “In our music and our culture, in as much as you are free to reflect what is happening in the society, you also have a duty to place it in context,” Holness said. Bro Gad,” and even sported hats and shirts with the Moniker. The Prime Minister also goes by a moniker “Bro Gad” – a term that Daddy1 from the 6IX crew in Montego Bay coined and has since been synonymous with scammers and gang leaders. Tyad a you.”

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Masicka, who did a dub using his “Just A Minute,” single for the Prime Minister during the last election called “Win It in A Minute” dub, also reacted to Andrew Holness’s comments admitting that he never voted and never will. Police say Fowler kept her body at the house all day and in the night dumped it in a local swampy area. And though you have the protection of the constitution to sing about it, you also have a duty to the children who are listening to you.”
Jamaica recorded 1300 killings in 2020 and is among the countries in the Latin and Caribbean region with the highest homicide rate of 46.5 per 100,000 people. However, Prime Minister Andrew Holness says entertainers are free to sing about anything they want but that they should be conscientious and remember they have a duty to place their music in context. In spite of this, the Prime Minister proudly named his Twitter account “Hon. Police later arrested and charged her neighbor, 50-year-old Robert Fowler, who confessed to the killing. Never vote, never will.”

Tanya Stephens also reacted to the Prime Minister’s comments by reposting a screenshot of the PM’s comment with the caption “a bit of early morning humour.”
Many Jamaicans took to social media as they added their two cents to the unfolding drama that will likely further the rift between the entertainment industry and the government. Once gunman song stop the crime stop fi true,” he said. Boy Jamaicaa sorry fi uno. Killed because she did not have the physical strength to fight back, as, intimidated and threatened, she kept silence till the moment of her death,” Grange said. Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness is criticized for his comments in the Houses of Parliament, which says that entertainers who glorify violence in their songs are contributing to the high levels of violence in the country.

Romain Virgo Shares Billboard Plaque For No. 1 Album, Thank Fans

As reggae singer Romain Virgo celebrates receiving his Billboard plaque for his ‘Lovesick’ album, the artiste looks forward to sharing the story of his journey with his twin daughters in the future. You are such a BRIGHT LIGHT!!! “I appreciate everyone who have been here with me on this musical journey. 1 Love The work continues.”
Fans and colleagues flooded the comments section with hearty congratulations. “In this together” also made its rounds when it was released, as the video captures the moment Virgo proposed to his wife, Elizabeth. Keep stepping bro.”

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Virgo’s album ‘Lovesick’ was released by VP Records in 2018 and debuted at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album Chart. Just the start man and deservingly so…”
Reggae/ Dancehall artiste Wayne Marshall said, “All of us have been witness to your evolution as a artiste and as a person. Share this:

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Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window) Congratulations superstar! Keep winning bro!!! In the first week, the album, which compromises 16 tracks, sold 296 copies. Thank you for the continued love and support over the years… Nothing at all is taken for granted. Songs such as “Sweet Lair”, a cover of Sam Smith’s “Stay With Me,” quickly rose in popularity. Reggae artiste Alaine commented, “Dis number fit yuh!!!! The growth is awesome. The “Melanin” singer posted a picture on Instagram holding his plaque with a wide smile, which he captioned,
“In a few years from now I will tell Emma and Raina that it took me 10 years, 2 EPs and 3 Albums before I got a #1 Debut on the Billboard Reggae Chart, in the year 2018. We are cheering for you.”
Jamaican singer and 2018 U.K X Factor winner Dalton Harris added, “Congratulations bro. I have just 1 more to go before I start unleashing what the FUTURE OF MY MUSIC will look like.”
Romain Virgo went on to thank his fans and those who supported him on his musical journey. Six months ago, Virgo released his single “Hero,” in which he declares, “Mi have a different hunger from mi youths dem born.”
Romain Virgo’s fans are now keeping a close eye on the father of two to see what other projects are on the horizon. The couple went on to start their family, producing beautiful twin girls who celebrated their first birthday two months ago.

Cardi B Announces New Haircare Line to ‘Educate’ People on ‘Afro-Latina’ Hair

Cardi B is getting into the beauty biz with a new line of haircare products meant to “educate” people about “Afro-Latina” hair.On Monday, the “WAP” rapper took to social media to announce her new endeavor, which she explained was in response to the offensive comments she received about her natural hair and hair length in a recent video.Related | Hair Stories: A Celebration of Black Women’s Versatility”I think is time for people to educate themselves on nationality, race and ethnicity,” Cardi wrote, before later adding, “People thinking every Hispanic is Mexican or something and must have the same hair texture, color and features.”The hitmaker then reiterated that “being Hispanic/Latina don’t make your hair long, don’t make your skin light [and] don’t make your face features slim especially [if you come from] Latin countries from the Caribbean islands.” Not only that, but she also went on to summarize her main point by adding, “DNA has something to do with your hair, not your nationality.”And while there’s no word on when exactly the line will be in stores, Cardi said that she’s rolling it out sometime later this year. Additionally, Cardi shared that she’d already been formulating the products for herself and her daughter at home. However, she didn’t specify whether she’d be mass-producing her viral DIY hair mask from last year.See her announcement post about the haircare line, below. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Cardi B (@iamcardib) Photo via BFA