What a confounding week it was, nevertheless it definitely lived as much as the saying, ‘by no means a boring second in dancehall’. Pretend tats, faux pregnancies, faux conversion and baptism … the place to start out?
THAT FAKE TATTOO
Okay, so final week Friday, the artiste with the candy title, Honey Milan, advised THE STAR that the tattoo scrawled massive and daring throughout her brow, spelling the phrase Skillibeng, was actual. WHAT!? It so occurs that Honey Milan and Skilli have a collab titled Chappa Gyal, and in true dancehall type, followers began speculating that the 2 have been an merchandise. Then got here the tattoo, which individuals dismissed as a publicity stunt, a la Alkaline and the faux eye tattoo some years in the past.
“For the individuals which can be saying it’s a publicity stunt, I want to say to them, ‘Good day to you’ and those that stare, I’m simply going to stare again. My followers who know me or love me, dem nah say nutten ‘bout the tattoo, it’s the outsiders,” Honey Milan hit again within the article.
However, a couple of days later, enter influencer and artiste, Gold Gad, to place the tats in perspective. Utilizing two totally different photos of Honey Milan, sporting the identical tattoo, he identified, utilizing arrows, that the tattoos appeared reasonably agile and shifted place on her brow. His caption was a cryptic, “Thank me later, bye.”
Following that, the time period “yam head” was bandied about in on-line posts. However, there’s one other twist within the saga. On Thursday, the Chappa Gyal posted a video wherein she is seen wiping the ‘Skillibeng’ inking off her brow. Honey Milan, “Good day to you,” the PR stunt has seemingly labored.
NO TRUTH TO PREGNANCY RUMOURS
Earlier than individuals might catch their collective breaths, there got here the story that dancehall princess, Shenseea, was pregnant for Drake. Once more, faux information. And this took on a lifetime of its personal, touchdown on the pages of worldwide tabloid, The Solar, which went in-depth to clarify how the hearsay began. ‘Is Shenseea pregnant? Fact behind Drake rumours defined’, the tabloid titled the article, which threw the blame on the web site which had initially posted the faux information again in April, however which was allegedly simply picked up by a Bahamian radio station.
Neither Shenseea’s nor Drake’s camp has responded, however the newest story floating round is that the 2 have a collab within the works, and followers are questioning if the faux being pregnant was a solution to ramp up promotion for the alleged collab.
NO SUCH CONVERSION
Additionally, this week, reviews of Vybz Kartel’s impending conversion to Christianity took over the actual and the digital areas. A letter surfaced, purportedly written by Kartel, claiming that he was born once more. However, it will appear that it was the identical letter that had made the rounds in 2017 that was disregarded and doing a little injury once more. Kartel grabbed the headlines in a serious means, with even clergy weighing in on the actual risk and what it will imply for his or her ministry.
However, in what was absolutely déjà vu for Kartel, his present lawyer, Isat Buchanan, dismissed all of it as a hoax. In 2017, his then-attorney, Miguel Lorne, had additionally come ahead to state that the letter was faux.
THREE Ss ROCK US PRIME TIME
And … whereas dancehall in Jamaica was obsessing over ‘fakery’, Spice, Sean Paul and Shaggy have been busy placing the style and Model Jamaica entrance and centre on US prime time tv.