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Warren Johnson – “Views From Above”

In “contemplating” the subject of this article, you will have to consider and decide which side of the divide are you on, after an honest appraisal and self-examination. If you are able to read and understand this far, there is no need to bog you down with the definition of the word Jamaican, nor the […]


“E- PICK “- Join DJ Amber in a Discussion about Jamaica’s Music

ABOUT: “E- PICK ” “E- PICK ” is a weekly Friday commentary post on www.mckoysnews.com, where Amber Crowl [Radio Personality, Host, Writer and activist] discusses music and an integral part of Jamaica’s culture and entertainment – the impact on our communities, the struggle of the Jamaican Music, and highlights of the success Jamaican has seen through […]

Dr Jimmy Cliff

Life time Achievement Award for Dr Jimmy Cliff

  I had the pleasure of attending the award celebration for Jamaican Icon and Reggae superstar, Dr Jimmy Cliff. In this article I share with you some of the highlights captured. Dr. James Ezekiel “Jimmy Cliff” Chambers was bestowed with the Life Time Achievement Award on Sunday, February 12, 2017, at the Somerton All Age […]


Popcaan Remix Single “World Cup” with Hip Hip Superstar Shyne

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Dancehall star Popcaan secured a deal to collaborate with Hip Hop star Shyne. Jamaican Deejay artiste Popcaan will collaborate with Hip-Hop superstar Rapper Shyne, popularly known for his hit single Bad Boyz, featuring Jamaican reggae singer Barrington Levy. The two will collaborate on the remix of  Popcaan’s hit single World Cup. The single […]


American Black Film Festival Awards Queen Latifah

Los Angeles, USA (McN) – Oscar-nominated actress Queen Latifah will be awarded at the upcoming American Black Film Festival Honors. Queen Latifah  is set to receive the Entertainment Icon award at this years’ ceremony, in Los Angeles Friday, Feb.24. The Emmy winning Latifah, who stars in Fox’s hot new series Star, says she is honoured to […]


Details Into the Murder of Anthony Cruz’s Daughter and Her Mother (full story)

Karen Marie Lyle was a newlywed, killed by a husband of 10 months who is accused of shooting her and confessing the crime to a 911 dispatcher Monday in Sunrise, police said. Lyle, 40, had a 15-year-old daughter, Shanice Smith, also shot and killed at the family’s home in the 7700 block of Balboa Street in Sunrise, […]

Jamaican Deejay Corrections Officer

Jamaican dancehall DJ indicted for allegedly attacking prison guard

A Jamaican dancehall DJ sentenced to prison for his role in an international cocaine ring was indicted last week for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer. Andrew Davis, 38, is serving a 25-year sentence in South Woods State Prison for charges of cocaine distribution, money laundering and conspiracy. He allegedly assaulted corrections officer Victor Tapia on July […]


Mobay Mayor “Rest Assured The Hip Strip Will Be Jimmy Cliff Blvd”

St. James Jamaica (McN) – Mayor of Montego Bay, Hon. Homer Davis unveiled plans to rename Gloucester Avenue, known as “the Hip Strip,”  Jimmy Cliff Boulevard. Speaking at the IRIE FM ceremony honoring Dr. James Chambers, known as Jimmy Cliff with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the entertainment industry, Montego Bay’s  Mayor announced […]


Entertainer Anthony Cruz Daughter,15 – Murdered in the US

Florida, USA (McN) – Entertainer Anthony Cruz 15-year-old daughter, Shanice Smith was murdered along with her mother in Florida. Reportedly 15-year-old Shanice Smith and her 40-year-old mother were shot and killed on Monday by a 32-year-old man. Today Anthony Cruz who named his independent record label Shan-Shan after his only daughter, Shanice is beyond grief about his daughter’s […]


Posting and Sharing Defamatory Materials Could Land You in Jail

Kingston, Jamaica (McN) – Assistant Commissioner of Police Clifford Chambers warns the Jamaican public that their actions to post obscene images on social media and other social share platforms, with intention of defaming and extorting a person, may land the poster and sharer of the photos, messages, voice notes and videos in jail. Under the cybercrimes […]

Dj Alkaline Wanted For Murder2017

UPDATE: Court Ordered Charge Alkaline by 6 pm Today or Release Him

Kingston 11, Jamaica (McN) – Attorney at law Peter Champagnie, representing Dj. Alkaline filed papers on Monday morning with the Kingston and St. Andrew Parish court to have the Deejay released from Hunts Bay Police Station Lock-up if there are no charges filed against him. A judge has granted the application for release if not charged. […]


Amen! And the Grammy Goes to – Ziggy Marley, Best Reggae Album

Performing Amen! Ziggy Marley took home the Grammy for “Best Reggae Album.”  Amen is exactly what Jamaica needs in the surge of violence nowadays, it is always refreshing when we can enjoy the achievement of one of our own. Jamaica got that opportunity on Sunday, as Ziggy Marley entertained the Grammy congregation with his rendition. […]

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