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Cherine Anderson continues to climb Billboard with Michael Franti
Moving into the number 18 spot this week on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart is Cherine Anderson with Say Hey (I Love You) with lead vocals by Michael Franti and Spearhead.
The last time a Jamaican female was tagged on the Billboard Hot 100 was in 2004 when Sasha teamed with Sean Paul for a recreating of I’m Still in Love With You, which peaked at number 14.
Cherine Anderson is also popular for hits such as Talk if Yuh Talking, Kingston State of Mind and Skin to Skin.
Sonny Bradshaw is dead
Jamaica is once again mourning a cultural icon, Sonny Bradshaw, the fourth to pass in a month; plunging Jamaica and the music fraternity into mourning once more. Bradshaw a master trumpeter and keyboard player passed away in a London hospital Saturday night.
The musical icon had been ill for months after suffering a debilitating stroke while visiting the United Kingdom in August and was hospitalised in that country since. Bradshaw is famous f or forming the Sonny Bradshaw Seven in the 1950s. He is known to be skilled at playing the clarinet, trombone and saxophone.
Many including such stellar as saxophonist Dean Fraser and drummer Desi Jones have benefited from his tutelage.
Sonny Bradshaw also know as the engine behind the world-acclaimed Ocho Rios Jazz Festival. In the 1970’s he hosted the radio programme, Teenage Dance Party, which was aired on the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation radio and has been hailed as one of the first local programmes to popularize native Jamaican music. He also play around in the formation of Jamaica’s first show to unearth musical talent in that of the popular Tastee Talent Contest.
Black Ryno JAILED!
Dancehall artiste Blak Ryno has been released from jail following an alleged attack on his neighbour at his Winchester Estate apartment. The singer who spent a night in prison was slapped with two charges of unlawful wounding and assault occasioning bodily harm as a result. According to reports the incident stemmed from a dispute over unpaid water bills by the artiste.
It is understood that the complainant, who is chairman of the strata committee at the apartment complex, was in a long-standing dispute over unpaid water contributions, which is mandatory for residents had an altercation with the artiste also known as Romane Anderson.
Things got ugly when the complainant was accused of damaging pipes, which prevented Ryno from getting water in his apartment. An argument ensued, in which the artiste kicked the complainant to the floor and kicked him repeatedly all over his body. This is said to have resulted in cuts to the complainant’s shoulder and both elbows, as well as swellings on the side of the head, back, face, stomach and chest. A report was made to the Half-Way Tree Police Station and the artiste was arrested and charged.
The artiste was report said that the night in jail was a more relaxing atmosphere than in his home where he was not welcome.
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