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Stories by Kimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 5:39 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Brian ‘Ribbi’ Chung had been in the nightclub business for decades. After spending some time as a selector, and a party promoter, his segue into clubbing fuelled Kingston and Portmore’s nightlife. But when the club proprietor decided to take a...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:12 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Inspired by Beyoncé’s Before I Let Go choreography challenge launched some months ago, local dancer Shamara Spencer conceptualised her own. Choreography challenges are a social media staple, and as the world continues to feel that ripple effects of...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:21 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

For his entire musical career, Sgt Remo was dedicated to making reggae music and blasting dancehall hits from the ‘golden era’. But, while operating King Remo Sound System, the only one of its kind in his area, the artiste quickly came to realise...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:22 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Inspiration can come really easily. It can hit while driving down a country road, sporadically speckled with small wattle and daub structures which have stood unfettered over centuries. That’s what happened to the members of the WARE (Wattle And...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:15 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Upon the return of Reggae Sunsplash in November 2020, executive producer Tyrone Wilson, and festival managers, Debbie Bissoon and Randy Mattis have promised to deliver an event composed of the best of the best. As they aim to add another staple to...

Published:Sunday | September 1, 2019 | 12:11 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

Reggae singer Mortimer just released the genre’s music’s most romantic groove, or at least that’s what some listeners are saying. The rising reggae singer has added to the genre’s wide-ranging catalogue a sweet, heart-rending melody, for all those...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:28 AMKimberley Small - Staff Reporter

In the midst of this paradigm, where Jamaican music has once again been thrust into the limelight as a globally popular sound and influence, discussions have emerged from watchful players holding the indigenous treasures of reggae and dancehall...

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