If you’re a fan of Dancehall Music, then you’re familiar with the art of Clashing. Seen as a way to bring out the best or worst lyrically in an Artist, we get to witness this event when tensions rise and the #1 spot in Dancehall is at a free for all stage. Over the years, the clashing season usually starts around late Summer/early Autumn where Artists call out each other in hopes of them sharing the stage and facing off at “The Greatest One Night Show On Earth” a.k.a. Sting, the yearly Dancehall event held on Boxing Day in Jamaica. Some of the greatest clashes included Ninja Man vs Shabba Ranks, Beenie Man vs Bounty Killa, and Vybz Kartel vs Mavado. While many never make it to Sting, they still manage to help put an upcoming or established Artist on the radar, or give an Artist their walking papers. In recent years, clashing has been on a decline. With the recent announcement of a no show for Sting 2016, the question I ask is, “Will Clashing Still Be A Thing In 2017?”.
Magnum Vixens is a new reality series that is featured on CVM TV every Friday at 9:30 PM. Here 24 girls are competing to be selected in a final 12 to become a Magnum Tonic Wine Vixen for one year. Directed by JayWill (Who also did Vybz Kartel’s “Teacha’s Pet”), Magnum brings to the screen a dash of beauty, sex appeal and style that consumers are familiar with via their calenders and roadshows. Check out episode 2 of the show below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Magnum Vixens is a new reality series that is featured on CVM TV every Friday at 9:30 PM. Here 24 girls are competing to be selected in a final 12 to become a Magnum Tonic Wine Vixen for one year. Directed by JayWill (Who also did Vybz Kartel’s “Teacha’s Pet”), Magnum brings to the screen a dash of beauty, sex appeal and style that consumers are familiar with via their calenders and roadshows. Check out episode 1 of the show below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
It’s that time again where some of the best upcoming deejays in the island take the trek to audition for the annual Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall. Now in its 7th season with Skatta Burrell, Miss Kitty and Professor Nuts returning to their judging positions, this looks to be another exciting season filled with lyrics from great competitors. With the 2nd audition commencing on Saturday November 23 in Ocho Rios, check out the Press Release and schedule for upcoming auditions below.
MAGNUM KINGS & QUEENS TOUCH DI ROAD – OCHI NEXT
Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall has returned for its 7th season to bring hard-core vibe and energy to local TV and is preparing for auditions, set to take place in five locations across the length and breadth of Jamaica. Deejays and Singjays who are trying to establish themselves in the field of Dancehall and Reggae are encouraged to come out to the various auditions and impress the resident Judges: Scatta Burrell, Professor Nuts and Miss Kitty.
The Magnum team passed through the Western town of Savannah-La-Mar last Saturday for the 1st stop this season.
2nd Stop: Ocho Rios
Magnum Kings and Queens then heads to Ocho Rios on Saturday November 23 at Island Village.
3rd Stop: May Pen
Following Ocho Rios, Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall will head to May Pen on Saturday November 30 for its third audition at Tolans Total Gas Station.
4th Stop: Portmore
The second to last audition for this the 7th season of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall will be on Sunday December 8 at Portmore Town Centre. Over the last six seasons of the competition Portmore has shown big support for the competition.
Final Stop: Kingston
The fifth and final audition for Season 7 will be held on Sunday December 15 in Kingston at the Ranny Williams Entertainment Centre.
All auditions begin at 9AM sharp and end at 3PM. Participants who are unsuccessful at one location have a chance to try again at any other location. This year, all auditions are open to spectators who want to get a sneak peek at the talent.
At the end of the 5 auditions, the judges will then deliberate and select the best 28 contestants (14 Princes and 14 Princesses) to perform at the Live Shows. The Magnum Top 28 will be announced to Jamaica on two live shows to be aired on TVJ starting Saturday January 11, 2014.
Today’s new music video comes from the JOP general Aidonia and he comes through with his female team. Titled “Fi Di Jockey” and directed by Michael Burbridge and BiggzShip, we see Aidonia hosting a contest with ladies competiting in areas such as mechanical bull riding, and doing various dance moves to win the judges’ votes. Looks like a fun video and I’m sure I’d give the ladies a few votes and scores. Check out this video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
Today’s mixtape comes from current contestant in the Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall competition, Shaney Mack. Titled “Raw: The Vagina Chronicles (T.V.C.)“, Shaney compiled 18 songs about his love for the ladies, even if it’s rather explicit. Something new, support the young man. Download the mixtape below and share your thoughts in the comments section.