Eddie Murphy "Oh Jah Jah" was available for digital download on Tuesday. Eddie Murphy who is now 53, says in his downtime all he does is music. When ask about his new song Murphy said, "I actually wrote this song the week of the ebola outbreak jumped off", he says. "The second line in the song, when I go, 'The devil's on the move and the world's gone crazy,' that line was 'ebola's on the move.' But I was like, that'll date the record, so let me say 'the devil'. That never goes out. The devil's always on the move." Murphy love of reggae music comes from him listening to Bob Marley as a teenager followed by Gregory Isaacs, Peter Tosh, Garnett Silk, Chronixx, Elephant Man, Beenie Man and Producer Lee "Scratch" Perry.
A video has recently surfaced on Youtube showing Alkaline dissing former friend and producer NotNice
Mavado has been reportedly been residing for almost 2 years now since singing with American record producer DJ Khaled's record label. On Sunday January 11 there was a petition created on the US government website, the White House called "We the People". We the people is dedicated to helping Americans find the words to make their voices heard, no matter the circumstance.
The Petition was signed by a concern citizen Trudy A. Brown from Gaplan, Maryland US. The petition states that " Reggae artiste David Brooks is a non citizen felon residing in the USA. He was convicted in Jamaica for serious assault...It is grossly unfair that undocumented immigrants with NO serious criminal records are deported daily while convicted felon, such as Mavado, has carte blanche to live and work here. So far since the creation of the petition on Sunday there have been a total of seven signatures.
In recent news Mavado has filed a lawsuit against Member of Parliament for West Rural St Andrew, Paul Buchanan, after issues developed in a $20 million housing deal between the two parties.
Gully Bop surgery on Sunday January 11 was a success. Gully Bop had a scheduled surgery for a Hernia removal that had been bothering Bop for some time now. Gully Bop and his promotion knew that it was something that had to get done but it had to wait after Sting. According to "Supreme Promotion, Isaiah Laing", "With the bookings going as far as July this year, this was the perfect time for Gully Bop to remove the hernia that has been bothering him some time. Laing also stated that while Gully Bop will not be taking bookings this month he has booking leading up to July. Their are confirmed shows schedule for Barbados but their are current discussions with promotes in Guyana, Trinidad, St Vincent and St Martin. Laing also added that their have been calls from Canada, England, the United States and Europe, but without Gully not having any visa as yet they just have to put in the application and wait.
On January 16 Latiesha Allen, the "common Law Wife" of Gerald "Bogle" Levy has organized Bogle annual memorial event. This year is more special as it will be the 10th anniversary since the dancer was shot and killed on January 20, 2005 in Kingston, after shortly leaving "Weddy Weddy". No one was charge or prosecuted for his murder.
Bogle 10th anniversary memorial even is going to be held on January 16 at the Event Centre in Decatur Georgia. There is going to be special guest such as, Dancehall Queen Carlene, dancers Boysie, Craigy Dread, Hope Hype, Dansa and the Wacky Family and also selector Jiggy Hunks and Bugsy Bam Bam.
Foxy Brown is dissing Ashanti on instagram after Ashanti posted this pic of her and Spragga. Apparently back in the early 2000's Foxy Brown had dated Spragga Benz. According to Foxy, Ashanti has slept with all of her exes. Ashanti was in Jamaica last week ringing in the New Years hosting a party at Fiction nightclub and then ringing in the new years at a party at Shaggy's house. After Ashanti posted the pic of her and Spragga , Foxy replied, "Thirsty azz Ashanti still d***ridin!" along with, "I just gave it to god.". As for Ashanti she captioned her pic with, ""So...Yall already know...#IloveMeSomeSpragga?????????Jamaica bout to be lit???????".
Gully Bop is in love with 25 year old Shauna Chin. Chin was born in Portland Jamaica and completed her studies at Port Antonio High School shortly after migrated to Philadelphia. As a lover of vintage music, Donna McLean first told her daughter about Gully Bop. Chin recalls " I saw the video of him freestyling and I instantly posted it in on Groupie.net in September. I saw his potential and I just knew I had to find him, so I took a cab to Grants Pen to locate him". Chin continued to search for Gully Bop until finally when she did find him she realized that he was not a "madman" as people would call him but that he was only suffering from Depression. Chin has said in recent interviews, " The age doesn't matter. I have grown to love him and I was the one who proposed to him. He knows how to tick me off, then know, exactly what to do to make me laugh. This has always been the type of love I wanted". Chin is not only the manager for Robert Lee Malcolm aka Gully Bop