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Kingston College wins Schools Challenge Quiz…again!

chatychaty.com: Kingston College surely knows how to win a trophy, especially TVJ’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz trophy. On Tuesday night, the boys from North Street beat Campion College in an exhilarating final, which had every viewer perched on the edge of their seats. Now in its 45th year, the Schools Challenge trophy has been lifted by [...]

House music legend, Frankie Knuckles, dead at 59

You have the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin and the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. And there is no question that the soulful dance music called house music’s godfather was Frankie Knuckles. Born Francis Nicholls in the Bronx on January 18, 1955, Knuckles began hitting New York’s after-hours spots such as the Loft, the Sanctuary, [...]

Jetblue aircraft makes emergency landing at Norman Manley airport after smoke seen in engine

A Jetblue aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at the Norman Manley International Airport. Reports are that about 15 minutes into the flight the pilot detected smoke coming from one of the engines. The pilot returned the aircraft to the Norman Manley International airport for an emergency landing. The emergency chutes were deployed [...]

Kartel’s sentencing delayed

The highly-anticipated and much-speculated sentencing of Vybz Kartel has been delayed. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, along with Shawn Campbell, Kahira Jones and Andre St John will now received their sentencing on  Thursday April 3, 2014. Reports are that Judge Justice Lennox Campbell has requested that the defence provide some pertinent information before [...]

Pinky Dillon, daughter of Jamaican music producer, killed by her boyfriend in Florida

Family and friends are crushed remembering Anuska ‘Pinky’ Dillon, the daughter of producer Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon. Dillon, mother of one, was murdered in her home in Pembroke Pines, Florida, last Thursday by her boyfriend. Her five-year old daughter, Anylah, was witness to shooting which left her five months pregnant mother dead. Pinky was shot early [...]

AJ Brown new lead singer for Third World; replaces the late Bunny Rugs

chatychaty.com: - Veteran singer, AJ Brown has graciously taken on the role of lead singer of acclaimed Reggae Ambassadors, Third World. Brown made the announcement while on stage at the highly successful R&B Reggae Concert held last Saturday night on the grounds of Jamaica College. Brown, whose induction into the acclaimed reggae band follows the death [...]

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  • Student at Adventist university, NCU, cries foul after she is banned for cheerleading stunt

    Student at Adventist university, NCU, cries foul after she is banned for cheerleading stunt

    Sha-Shana James, a 21-year-old student at the Seventh-day Adventist-run Northern Caribbean University (NCU) who was suspended after she played the role of a man in a cheerleading routine is accusing the university of discrimination. In a report carried in the Gleaner, it is alleged that during the March 4 cheerleading competition, the student played the role [...]

  • Foxy Brown among five persons of interest who have surrendered to the police

    Foxy Brown among five persons of interest who have surrendered to the police

    Deborah Golding otherwise called Foxy Brown, is among five persons of interest who turned themselves in to the police yesterday. Eleven persons listed on the weekend as persons of interest by the Kingston Western Police. Those surrendering to investigators include the sole female on the list , Foxy Brown, who mothered the children of Christopher [...]

  • More reggae from hip hop artiste, Tha Vor

    More reggae from hip hop artiste, Tha Vor

    Canadian recording artist Tha Vor who is known by many as a conscious, underground hip-hop artist, continues to show his versatility by releasing both dancehall and hip-hop tracks on a consistent basis. A few years ago Tha Vor, who had always done hip-hop, began studying the Rastafarian way of life. Being of Jamaican background (both parents are Jamaican [...]

  • Chairman of RJR Group, Lester Spaulding, presents the Schools' Challenge Quiz trophy to Scott-Lee Young, captain of the Kingston College Quiz Team

    Kingston College wins Schools Challenge Quiz…again!

    chatychaty.com: Kingston College surely knows how to win a trophy, especially TVJ’s Schools’ Challenge Quiz trophy. On Tuesday night, the boys from North Street beat Campion College in an exhilarating final, which had every viewer perched on the edge of their seats. Now in its 45th year, the Schools Challenge trophy has been lifted by [...]

  • House music legend, Frankie Knuckles, dead at 59

    House music legend, Frankie Knuckles, dead at 59

    You have the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin and the Godfather of Soul, James Brown. And there is no question that the soulful dance music called house music’s godfather was Frankie Knuckles. Born Francis Nicholls in the Bronx on January 18, 1955, Knuckles began hitting New York’s after-hours spots such as the Loft, the Sanctuary, [...]

  • Intercol Champs set to deliver extraordinary experience

    Intercol Champs set to deliver extraordinary experience

    Kingston, Jamaica; When the 53rd Intercollegiate Championships gets underway from April 4 – 5, organizers are promising that both patrons and participants alike will benefit from an extraordinary experience rooted in the fusion of sport and entertainment. On the track and in the field the action will feature competition among the top performing Inter-collegiate institutions [...]

  • Jetblue aircraft makes emergency landing at Norman Manley airport after smoke seen in engine

    Jetblue aircraft makes emergency landing at Norman Manley airport after smoke seen in engine

    A Jetblue aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing at the Norman Manley International Airport. Reports are that about 15 minutes into the flight the pilot detected smoke coming from one of the engines. The pilot returned the aircraft to the Norman Manley International airport for an emergency landing. The emergency chutes were deployed [...]

  • Preacher arrested after he told gay men homosexuality is sinful is paid £13,000 compensation

    Preacher arrested after he told gay men homosexuality is sinful is paid £13,000 compensation

    A Christian preacher arrested and imprisoned without food and water after he told two gay teenagers the Bible says homosexuality is a sin, has won £13,000 in compensation for poor treatment by police. John Craven, 57, says he was held by Greater Manchester Police after he told the couple ‘God hates sin, but he loves [...]

  • Vybz Kartel

    Kartel’s sentencing delayed

    The highly-anticipated and much-speculated sentencing of Vybz Kartel has been delayed. Kartel, whose real name is Adidja Palmer, along with Shawn Campbell, Kahira Jones and Andre St John will now received their sentencing on  Thursday April 3, 2014. Reports are that Judge Justice Lennox Campbell has requested that the defence provide some pertinent information before [...]

  • Anylah, daughter of murdered Anuska 'Pinky' Dillon

    Fund set up for Anylah, daughter of murdered Pinky Dillon

    An estimated 1.3 million women are victims of physical assault by an intimate partner each year. Anuska M. Dillon, also known to her family and close friends as “Pinky,” was murdered by her boyfriend (Clifson Cerve) on Thursday, March 20, 2014. She was reportedly shot directly in the head in her apartment in Pembroke Pines, [...]

  • Anuska 'Pinky' Dillon

    Pinky Dillon, daughter of Jamaican music producer, killed by her boyfriend in Florida

    Family and friends are crushed remembering Anuska ‘Pinky’ Dillon, the daughter of producer Clifton ‘Specialist’ Dillon. Dillon, mother of one, was murdered in her home in Pembroke Pines, Florida, last Thursday by her boyfriend. Her five-year old daughter, Anylah, was witness to shooting which left her five months pregnant mother dead. Pinky was shot early [...]

  • Chronixx makes his Groovin’ In the Park debut, June 29

    Chronixx makes his Groovin’ In the Park debut, June 29

    NYC: Chronixx, one of Jamaica’s fastest rising reggae acts, will make his outdoor concert debut at New York City’s flagship reggae, rhythm and blues summer concert Groovin’ In The Park on Sunday, June 29 in Queens. “Chronixx is the hottest reggae artiste on the circuit right now and we are extremely pleased to present him [...]

  • Oh what a Gem! …and Percy Sledge: R&B Reggae concert a singers’ paradise

    Oh what a Gem! …and Percy Sledge: R&B Reggae concert a singers’ paradise

    chatychaty.com: – Not even the after-effects of an operation in January to remove a cancerous polyps from his liver could significantly dampen the spirit and delivery of the legendary Percy Sledge, who held his Jamaica audience of all ages spellbound at the R&B Reggae Concert at Jamaica College on Saturday night. Sitting in a chair [...]

  • AJ Brown

    AJ Brown new lead singer for Third World; replaces the late Bunny Rugs

    chatychaty.com: - Veteran singer, AJ Brown has graciously taken on the role of lead singer of acclaimed Reggae Ambassadors, Third World. Brown made the announcement while on stage at the highly successful R&B Reggae Concert held last Saturday night on the grounds of Jamaica College. Brown, whose induction into the acclaimed reggae band follows the death [...]

  • And the winner is…Lupita!

    And the winner is…Lupita!

    Lupita Nyong’o walked away with the best supporting actress Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards for her role in 12 Years a Slave, defeating a field that included Sally Hawkins for Blue Jasmine and American Hustle’s Jennifer Lawrence. This was the crowning glory for Lupita who has enjoyed a breakout awards season, which also saw [...]

  • 12 Years A Slave wins Best Picture, Lupita Nyong’o wins Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars

    12 Years A Slave wins Best Picture, Lupita Nyong’o wins Best Supporting Actress at the Oscars

    It was an emotional night for the cast and crew of 12 Years A Slave, as the film took home the award for Best Picture at Sunday night’s Oscars. Producer Brad Pitt thanked the Academy for the ‘incredible’ win, while director Steve McQueen praised his mother Mary for her ‘hardheadedness’ and said the film was [...]

  • Revived by His Word

    Revived by His Word

    (Scripture Reading: Isaiah 37) After King Sennacherib’s taunting message via his spokesmen Rabshakeh, you can imagine the distress in the court of King Hezekiah in Jerusalem. In fact, King Hezekiah tore his clothes, and covered himself in sackcloth. However, rather than trying to rally his armies or turning to worldly wise men for help, he [...]

  • Reward offered for 3 persons of interest

    Reward offered for 3 persons of interest

    A J$100 thousand dollar reward is being offered for information that can lead to the arrest of  several men being sought by the St. Catherine North Police for serious crimes including murder. In a statement on Friday, the police renewed the call for the men to immediately turn themselves in and for persons with information [...]

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