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1 Dancehall artiste Aidonia has released the long-awaited video for his Adrian 'Ajan' Wint of HitCity Records produced single Run Road. The single Run Road features Aidonia's protégé Deablo, and the video was directed by Michael 'Biggs' Burbridge.
2 The music industry has lost one of its most prominent figures, Chris Lighty, to a now confirmed suicide. Chris Lighty was the founder and CEO of the Violater Mangement Group, the management home for entertainers such as Mariah Carey, Sean 'Diddy' Combs, 50 Cent, LL Cool J, Diggy Simmons and a myriad of others.
3 Several music videos have been recently released by members of the American hip-hop outfit Def Jam Records. 2 Chainz has released the video for his chart climber Birthday Song that features Kanye West, while Nas has released the video for his latest single Bye Baby, which was inspired by his marriage and then divorce with singer Kelis.
4 Lil' Wayne has released his latest mixtape Dedication 4. Dedication 4 is the fourth installment of his Dedication mixtape series that are hosted by DJ Drama. The mixtape features 15 tracks and guest appearances include Birdman, J. Cole, and Nicki Minaj.
5 Pre-Production has begun on the thriller film The Rebellion: The Legend of the White Witch of Rose Hall, which is being directed by the American Rodrigo Retamoza III. The film is inspired by the legend of Annie Palmer, the alleged white witch of Rose Hall, and the Sam Sharpe led Christmas Rebellion (Baptiste War). The film will be produced by New York-based, Jamaican filmmaker Raquel Roxanne.