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Legendary Reggae musician, the late great Bob Marley has been named the second most popular artiste via social media outlet, Facebook, according to statistics. The website, entertainmentwise.com made the announcement earlier this week; placing Marley one place behind Barbadian pop sensation, Rihanna. The placements were determined though combine tallies of prominence in the media, profile interests and the number of Facebook “likes.” Both artistes earned over 47 million “likes” on Facebook's Most Talked About Artist lists. Other artiste who featured in the top ten on Facebook’s Most Talked About Artist drew mass interest this year included Lady Gaga, Black Eyed Peas, Usher and David Guetta. Meanwhile, Rihanna’s single, We Found Love featuring Calvin Harris won the website’s award for most listened to song of 2011. Bob Marley has several Facebook pages in his honor to date given the impact his music had internationally. He’s known for several classics such as One Love, Natural Mystic, Could You Be Love amongst a plethora of others.
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Eariler this month, reality star Kim Kardashian visited Hait,i with her mommager Kris Jenner. The visit was in support of Maria Bello's charity "We Advance". The non-profit's mission is to be "a movement to advance the health, safety, and well being of women throughout Haiti" Kim wrote about her visit on her blog and described the trip as "life changing". Kim looks great here but she is being upstaged by these beautiful Haitian girls!!!! "Our mission was to learn more about [actress Maria Bello's] charity, We Advance, meet the Haitian people who have made such amazing progress since the devastating earthquake in 2010, and celebrate the women of Haiti, who inspired me more than I ever could have anticipated," Kardashian wrote. When Kardashian returned, she says she saw "malicious" reports that say she "spent a fortune" on herself in Haiti."While my experience was completely life-changing ... a very emotional and surprisingly positive journey that I will never forget, some media outlets have tried to tarnish the motive behind my visit and have written completely ridiculous and untrue things," she wrote. "The truth is that I was at the Haitian Artisan Fair, where the amazing men and women who make their…
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December 21, 2011 Leave a Comment Buju Banton. Embattled Dancehall/Reggae superstar, Mark Myrie, more popularly known as Buju Banton may have a lifeline after all following the revelation on Tuesday that an alleged United States government mishap could trigger the dismissal of his case. According to media reports, Buju Banton could walk free from his conviction and subsequent ten year sentence on drug-related charges after the discovery that the U.S. government may have violated the Speedy Trial Act. The act states that any defendant involved in a case must be brought to trial by the government within a 70 day window; a right guaranteed under the Sixth Amendment in the American constitution. Additionally, said right is generally afforded to defendants so that they not subjected to unreasonably lengthy incarceration prior to a fair trial. Buju Banton’s first trial took place in September 2010, nine months after his initial arrest by law enforcement officials in Florida and four months after Judge James Moody pushed back Buju’s initial court date without giving any specifics regarding why the case was postponed. His second trial, where he was later convicted, took place in February of this year, four months after he was granted bail…
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BY PAUL HENRY Crime/Court Desk co-ordinator This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Wednesday, December 21, 2011 THE murder case involving jailed entertainer 'Vybz Kartel' and his three co-accused was Monday transferred to the Home Circuit Court where the men are to be tried for the killing of Clive 'Lizard' Williams. The case was transferred from the Corporate Area Resident Magistrate's Court after Director of Public Prosecution Paula Llewellyn entered a voluntary bill of indictment, effectively foregoing any preliminary enquiry. KARTEL… remanded until January 13 KARTEL… remanded until January 13 #slideshowtoggler, #slideshowtoggler a, #slideshowtoggler img { filter: none ! important; } 1/1 When the four — Kartel, Cairo Jones, Shawn 'Shawn Storm' Campbell, and Calvin Haye — appeared in the Home Circuit Court, they were remanded until January 13, 2012 after an order was made for the prosecution to disclose to the defence, by January 5, all the material in its possession relating to the case. Two other men — Shane Williams and Andre St John, who are charged along with Kartel and the other men — were not transferred to the High Court because their names were not on the voluntary bill of indictment. They are expected to be transferred as well. Both Williams and…
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DE TREASURE MIX ON 105.5FM Date: Sat Dec 10, 2011 - Sat Dec 10, 2011 Time: - 6pm - 9pm Description: D' Bandit heads to 105.5FM for a special edition of De Treasure Mix to make a first appearance on the FM dial in Toronto. Look for segments that have made DBandit.com well known: Stir It Up Groovie Town B-Sides and more This will be streamed LIVE online at http://www.dbandit.com/live and http://www.chry.fm. For live requests hit D' Bandit on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/lookdbandit or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/dbandit or on BBM: 27A8A481 at on email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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