Shaggy lands role in Little Mermaid, Picture Perfect Bugle’s latest project, Was Vershon denied entry to Bermuda? and Wayne Marshall and Tami Chin welcome third child.

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International reggae superstar Shaggy took to social media recently to announce his new role in ABC’s Little Mermaid Musical. Shaggy will play the role of Sebastian and joins rapper Queen Latifah who assumes the role of Ursula in the highly anticipated production.

ABC’s Little Mermaid Live! will premiere on November 5, in celebration of the original animated film’s 30th anniversary.


Reggae crooner Bugle is preparing for the release of his third studio album. The project titled Picture Perfect’ is the follow up to Bugle’s 2017 album, ‘Be Yourself’
and is scheduled for release on August 16.

‘Picture Perfect’, is a 20-track compilation which features top producers such as Errol Brown, Shane Brown, Jermaine Ford, Anju Blaxx, Chase and Status and Marcus Myrie.

The two-disc set is distributed by V-Pal and includes features by Kabaka Pyramid, Shuga, Jada Kingdom, Gramps Morgan, Noah Powa among others.

Bugle reiterated his commitment to the project after spending the last nine months putting the pieces together, in a hope that fans will appreciate his latest project compiled to educate and inspire them.


A spokesperson from Dancehall Artiste Vershon’s team has expressed disappointment after revealing that the artiste was denied entry to Bermuda where he was scheduled to perform recently. Vershon, was scheduled to take the stage at the BDA Summer Music Festival and was booked as one of the show’s headliners.

It is alleged that upon Vershon’s arrival at the LF Wade International Airport, immigration officials advised the artiste of the cancellation of the festival and that all work permits previously issued were null and void.

According to the artiste’s publicist Shuzzr Smith, Vershon, whose given name is Kemar Brown, had all the necessary documents to enter the British territory, and even after requesting entry as a tourist, he was denied entry without explanation.

National Security Minister, Wayne Caines has hit back angrily at Vershon’s representative stating that the artiste, was “never refused entry into Bermuda because he never travelled to Bermuda”. He told the ‘Gazette’ that there was “no record of Mr. Brown (Vershon) in our system”, or of an application for him to perform.

Caines said no Jamaicans were refused entry to the island on Friday and Brown’s name did not appear on any flight manifests for that day.

Vershon, is popularly known for hits such as Inna Real Life’, ‘Boom’, ‘On and Off Switch’
and many more.

He is scheduled to perform at Beenie Man’s Summer Sizzle Festival happening today August 10.



Congratulations are in order!

Recording artiste Wayne Marshall and wife Tami Chin welcomed their new addition to their family.

The couple took to social media to announce the birth of their son ‘OZ’, Orion David Mitchell born on August 5. This is Wayne and Tami’s third child together.

Congrats Guys!


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Juliane Robinson

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