IN THE STUDIO: In promotion of his hypnotic new single, "Got 2 Luv U," and his long-awaited fifth album (title still unrevealed!) that drops later this year, Sean Paul hit up New York's 92.3 FM last week to give hosts Nick Cannon and Sarah Lee a career update and reveal what surprises he has planned for the fans.
DEUCES: While out and about in the Big Apple the other day, Sean Paul bumped into ascendant hip-hopper B.O.B ("Airplanes," "Nothin' On You").
ALL OF THE LIGHTS: Europe remains one of the global regions where Shaggy gets the most electrifying crowd responses. Recently, he was one of the headline acts at the Singapore Grand Prix. The lighting looks amazing.
BLAKE IN THE 'HOUSE': Still basking in the success of what has gone down in the history books as his international breakout season, star sprinter Yohan Blake had audience with PM Bruce Golding at Jamaica House upon his return to the island from Europe last week. This Wednesday, Blake will be special co-host of the radio call-in programme Jamaica House Live. Golding, in the meantime, has signalled his intention to step down as prime minister of Jamaica once a successor has been chosen.