In the Netherlands, Reggae artist Jah Cure was sentenced to six years for attempted manslaughter on Tuesday.
Jah Cure, whose real name is Siccaturie Alcock, was arrested in Amsterdam after he stabbed music promoter, Nicardo Blake, in the stomach. His self-defence claim was rejected by the court, and was found not guilty of attempted murder.
“The 43-years old man was sentenced to six years in prison – with credit for time served – for attempted manslaughter. The court finds him not guilty of attempted murder. His claim of self-defence was rejected by the court,” Franklin Wattimena, press officer of the Netherlands Public Prosecution Service, confirmed by OBSERVER ONLINE.
If Jah Cure is not pleased with his sentence, his lawyer will appear before Court of Appeal to appeal his case in two weeks’ time.
Chris Rock is Being Canceled For Joke about Nicole Brown After Being Asked to Host 2023 Oscars
Chris Rock is being canceled for cracking a joke about Nicole Brown, the late ex-wife of O.J. Simpson while performing in Phoenix on Sunday when he reportedly told the audience he was asked to host the 2023 Oscar Awards.
Rock told the Phoenix audience he declined the offer to host next year’s Oscars because it would be like asking Nicole Brown to go back to the restaurant where she ate her last meal before being stabbed to death at her home later that night. Rock, 57, was a presenter at the 2022 Oscars in March when former A-list actor Will Smith slapped him for joking about his wife Jada Pinkett Smith’s bald head.
Worl’Boss Vybz Kartel Settling Down: Engaged & Dedicating EP To Fiancee
Vybz Kartel’s upcoming EP announcement has left fans more curious than ever as the artist has been promoting a track for the project with the photo of an unknown woman whom he confesses his love for. The EP True Religion is scheduled to release on September 30th, but while fans are excited about new music from the Gaza Empire boss, many are also curious as to who the woman is as Vybz Kartel has shared her photo with a snippet of the soundtrack “True Religion” in the background.
Vybz Kartel was previously thought to be in a relationship with Tanesha ‘Shorty’ Johnson. The two are not married, however, they share three lovely boys. Despite the new confirmation that the artist is now engaged, there has long been speculation that things were not working out between him and Johnson, who was his muse for the 2020 album “To Tanesha” . Vybz Kartel’s management exclusively confirmed with Urban Islandz that the mystery woman posted up with the artist is his fiancée Sidem Öztürk.
Jack Harlow Questioned by Burna Boy on Song Of The Summer Win Over ‘Last Last’
Burna Boy is shading MTV and Jack Harlow, who won “Song of the Summer” at the recently held MTV VMAs awards. Harlow, a newcomer to hip hop, snatched the top award for his track “First Class. In a post on Tik Tok, Burna Boy shared a video of a massive crowd reacting to “Last Last” as the music cuts and fans belt out the lyrics of the track, which is said to be speaking about his heartbreak after splitting from his ex-girlfriend Stefflon Don. The Tik Tok video has a statement that reads, “When MTV Says Jack Harlow Had The Song of the Summer [yawn emoji].
This week, the track ‘Last Last’ also remained at No. 1 on the Billboard US Afrobeats Songs chart for the eighth week and now holds the record of being the longest-running No. 1 track in US Afrobeats chart history.