If you watched last night’s episode of Jamaica’s Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall live show, you witnessed performances from many upcoming Dancehall Artist vying for the opportunity to be a star. What you may have also witnessed was an interruption of the show as a result of a conflict between the show’s Judge and Media Personality Miss Kitty a.k.a. “The Fluffy Diva“, and the show’s host and Media Personality Yanique “The Curvy Diva”. While we weren’t going to highlight any of the conflict, we couldn’t help but feature Irish Stu’s animated take on the event. In this video we see both ladies in a fighting ring shooting the fair one. Who’s the winner? Just watch the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
From winning the title of Magnum King, Devin Di Dakta aims to pass everyone’s expectations in his Dancehall career. Tonight on Onstage he spoke about the origin of his name, his career so far, his single and video “Rrri Bam Bi Deng Deng“, his hairstyle, and future ambitions. With the buzz he has been receiving lately, we can only stay tuned and witness this young artist’s career. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
With his name being added to the controversial break up of Dancehall artist Ishawna and Selector Foota Hype, Skatta Burrell has heard every rumor and jab out there. Tonight he clears the air and more with Winford Williams. Here he spoke on the incident, joining Foota Hype on Magnum Kings and Queens, the status of Downsound Records, working with Ishawna, NinjaMan’s departure from DSR, and more. Interesting Interview here as Skatta wanted to clear the air and hopefully the jabs can cease. What do you think? Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
From the Magnum Kings & Queens stage to Magnum Sting and a hot single out, the confidence is definitely bubbling up for Deejay Konfydence as she has chat with Winford Williams tonight. Here she spoke about Sting 2014 and the possibilities of clashing, her single “Busy“, her musical Idols, a little on her background and future aspirations. Short but a good interview here, looking forward to her performance at Sting 2014. Her single is real hot too. Check out the video below and share your thoughts in the comments section.
On last night’s episode of Irie FM’s “The Buzz“, Dancehall artists Vawnessa Bling (Gaza Slim), Seanizzle and Tellah were the featured guests. Hosted by Kshema Francis, first up was Tellah as she spoke about herself and her experiences growing up, her time on the first staging of Magnum Kings & Queens of Dancehall in 2008, her songs “A Mother’s Cry” and “I’m Not My Scars“, releasing her EP at the end of the month and further plans for her career. Seanizzle was next on the show and here he spoke about staying busy, starting his career as a producer first before now balancing his roles as a producer and artist, his single “Wha Dem A Watch Me“, staying grounded, encouraging artist and producers to make good music, hosting a competition for upcoming producers, his hit riddims and more. Next up was Vawnessa Bling and here she spoke about her new single “Mercy On Me” and feedback from it, why going in the direction of Gospel Music, using the “Vawnessa Bling” name in future songs, her new label Vawnessa Bling (VB) Records, her upcoming court case, and future plans. This is a quite a watch so if you need to you can skip a few parts. Check out the videos 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.