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KONSHENS & MR VEGAS show moves from Brixton to Proud2 in Greenwich

Due to overwhelming public demand for tickets the organisers for the upcoming KONSHENS and MR VEGAS show in London have moved the gig to Proud2 in Greenwich.

The new “bigger and better” London venue (Now 4,000 capacity - moving up from The Electric in Brixton) will host two of Jamaica's hottest dancehall artists on 9 September running from 7pm until 11pm. 


1Xtra celebrates Jamaica 50 with Tuff Gong Studios film

BBC 1Xtra dancehall DJ ROBBO RANX has celebrated Jamaica’s 50th anniversary of independence from the UK with a free-to-view documentary on the legendary Tuff Gong Studios in Kingston.


MR VEGAS and KONSHENS line up three UK shows: London, Birmingham & Huddersfield

Jamaican dancehall artists MR VEGAS and KONSHENS have announced three gigs in the UK next month as part of their European tour.

The dates include:


RICHIE BLOOD drops ReggaeChapter podcast: Hot Jamaican riddims + rising UK dancehall talent

The new podcast for April is now available and features the latest dancehall and reggae music coming out of Jamaica and the UK. 

Listen to the show on Mixcloud or download it here.


MR. VEGAS ‘Bruk it Down’: official music video released

Jamaican musician MR VEGAS has released an official music video for his track “Bruk it Down”.

Here it is:

MR. VEGAS recently expressed his concern that reggae music is ‘dying’ and being replaced by hip-hop beats.


MR VEGAS defends ‘big yawn' African show

Jamaican artist MR VEGAS has defended a recent performance in Harare, Zimbabwe, that local media have described as "a big yawn".

VEGAS admitted that the Zimbabwe gig was not his best, but maintained he is a reggae act and not a dancehall artist, and can’t please every fan.

He posted on his Facebook wall:


MR VEGAS and ELEPHANT MAN line up African shows

Jamaican dancehall artists ELEPHANT MAN and MR VEGAS are set to perform separate shows in Africa over the coming weeks.

After performing in Zimbabwe earlier this year, ELEPHANT MAN will return to Africa in December for two shows – one at the Lugogo Cricket Oval in Uganda (2 December) and the other at the Expo Ground Gikodo in Rwanda (3 December).


New summer bashment mix available

London-based DJ and producer RICHIE BLOOD has put out a brand new straight-up bashment mix – “Summer Bashment”.

It features all new riddims for 2011, including VYBZ KARTEL, MR VEGAS and ASSASSIN, mixed up for a summer bashment party!

Click here to download it in full.

The tracklist includes:


VYBZ KARTEL no-show for Guyana show

Jamaican deejay VYBZ KARTEL has backed out of show in Georgetown, Guyana, after allegedly receiving death threats.

The dancehall artist left a Caribbean Airlines plane shortly before take-off when he was due to appear at the Jam Zone Summer Break alongside MAVADO and MR. VEGAS.


SEAN PAUL teams up with MR. VEGAS

Jamaican artists SEAN PAUL and MR. VEGAS have come together on the "Tough Like Steel" track that is due to come out on PAUL’s newly launched Dutty Rock Label.

The new collaboration is, according to VEGAS, “a step in the right direction" and comes years after a clash between their record companies.