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  • Dancehall Artists Mavado and Beenie Man to Return to U.S. After Visa Snafu

    Dancehall Artists Mavado and Beenie Man to Return to U.S. After Visa Snafu | ARTICLE

    After having their visas revoked by the U.S. Embassy in Jamaica in May 2010, dancehall artists Mavado and Beenie Man will return to the U.S. in the coming weeks with separate appearances in Queens, New York: Beenie...

    August 9, 2011 2:05 PM ET
  • Shaggy Talks Crossover Success and Staying PG-Rated

    Shaggy Talks Crossover Success and Staying PG-Rated | ARTICLE

    Before there was Sean Kingston or Sean Paul, there was Shaggy: dancehall reggae’s original poster child. The Grammy-winning Jamaican artist, now 41, took dancehall crossover to unprecedented heights, first with 1995's platinum Boombastic album and then again...

    July 19, 2011 5:55 PM ET
  • Controversial Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Takes On His Critics

    Controversial Jamaican Dancehall Star Vybz Kartel Takes On His Critics | ARTICLE

    Look up "controversy" in the Jamaican dictionary and you might find a photo of Adidjah Palmer, a.k.a. dancehall star Vybz Kartel. The 35-year-old launched his career over a decade ago as a ghostwriter for Bounty Killer and...

    June 13, 2011 4:55 PM ET
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