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ANTHONY B drug charge dropped

US authorities have exonerated Jamaican singer ANTHONY B of a 2013 drug-related charge.

Back in 2013 ANTHONY B spent five days in a Georgia prison after he was arrested along with nine members of his band and road crew following a ‘window tint’ violation.

According to local reports five ounces of marijuana and US$7,900 were found in the vehicle, and all 10 were charged for possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.


BoomTown TrenchTown District revealed

STEPHEN MARLEY, SOJA and BARRINGTON LEVY are among the latest additions to this year’s BoomTown Fair TrenchTown District.

The festival takes place on 13-16 August at the Matterley Estate, near Winchester in Hampshire. Tier three tickets are priced at £155 for the weekend.


ANTHONY B to play Brixton in April

Jamaican singer ANTHONY B will perform live in South London later this year alongside JAH 9, YAMI BOLO and ADDIS PABLO.

The ‘Kulchasplash’ event takes place on 6 April at the Electric Brixton and tickets cost £25 in advance.

In 2012 ANTHONY B put out an album called Freedom Fighter on Irievibration Records.


ANTHONY B cancels European tour

Jamaican artist ANTHONY B has apologised to fans after cancelling all the dates on his March-May European tour.

The performer was forced to cancel the shows on his ‘Staying Alive Tour’ due to legal and immigration issues.

Check out this Reggaeville video where the singer explains the situation:


ANTHONY B released from US jail after drugs bust

Jamaican reggae singer ANTHONY B, real name Keith Anthony Blair, was yesterday released from jail in Georgia, USA, just five days after being arrested for drug-related charges.

On 27 January state police pulled over the artist and several members of his band and road crew for a “window tint” violation on Interstate 75 in Houston County.


Official statement from ANTHONY B: Whole European tour postponed

As feared all of ANTHONY B’s European tour dates throughout October and November have been postponed until March and April 2013.

The reggae singer collapsed on stage at a Dallas nightclub on 6 October and will need at least two months recuperation before hitting the road again.


ANTHONY B released from hospital; European shows to be rescheduled

Jamaican singer ANTHONY B has been released from the Methodist Dallas Medical Centre in Texas after being admitted there on 6 October.

The reggae performer collapsed during a live show at a Dallas nightclub after suffering from dehydration and exhaustion.


ANTHONY B hospitalised in the US

Jamaican reggae singer ANTHONY B has been hospitalised in the US after collapsing shortly following a live performance in Dallas, Texas.

As reported in the Jamaica Observer the “Original Fire Man from Trelawny” has been at the Methodist Dallas Medical Center since Saturday and is awaiting an official diagnosis from doctors.

According to his publicist he collapsed at 4:30am on 6 October after performing in a Dallas night club.


Full details revealed for ANTHONY B show in Brixton

Hot on the heels of a storming Lambeth Country Show headline performance ANTHONY B will be back in Brixton next month for a show at The Electric.

The gig is set to take place on 28 October from 7:30pm until midnight and tickets are priced at £18.


ANTHONY B live at the Lambeth Country Show; plus big show lined up next month

Jamaican reggae artist ANTHONY B wowed the people of South London on Sunday (16 September) with a stunning performance at the Lambeth Country Show.

The “Original Fire Man from Trelawny” topped the bill at the annual Brockwell Park show and showed he’s still got the fire burning.

Here's a fan-filmed video clip of the lively performance:


Culture Clash 2012 announced: MAJOR LAZER, CHANNEL ONE & more

Red Bull Culture Clash has revealed its 2012 line-up, featuring MAJOR LAZER, CHANNEL ONE, MAGNETIC MAN and BOY BETTER KNOW for a Wembley Arena showdown.

The annual Culture Clash event is now in its third year bringing together fans, performers and collectives from dubstep, dub, reggae, dancehall, grime and drum n bass.


Lambeth Country Show 2012: HOLLIE COOK, DENNIS BOVELL, ANTHONY B & more

The line-up for the 38th annual Lambeth Country Show (15-16 September) at Brockwell Park, South London, can now be revealed.

Sunday kicks off with Lambeth resident MISS MEGOO and the YAHMAN ALL STARS followed by HOLLIE COOK backed by a full band.


Top acts confirmed for Amsterdam Reggae Festival

The official line-up for the sixth edition of the Amsterdam Reggae Festival can now be revealed.

The show will take place on 26 February 2012 at the Heineken Music Hall in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, and includes the following artists:


‘Junglists Are You Ready?’ - new jungle mix available

London-based DJ and producer RICHIE BLOOD has put out a brand new mix called ‘Junglists Are You Ready?

It features a wide range of artists, including ANTHONY B, BUJU BANTON, MAVADO, TOP CAT, SMILEY CULTURE and UK vibes from SKINNYMAN.

You can download it here.