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Third World

After four decades in the music industry, internationally renowned reggae band Third World is still in the business of setting trends and breaking new ground. Having realised how rapidly the reggae scene has been growing in Hawaii, the group...
Lorna Goodison

Spoken word performer, George the Poet, firmly believes that social media have helped poetry thrive. The poet’s comments came in a BBC News article on World Poetry Day, celebrated annually on March 21 since the United Nations Educational,...
T’Jean

Thief in the Night, the upcoming debut album from producer-turned-artiste T’Jean, speaks volumes to his musical journey and mission. Widely known as a producer affiliated with Grafton Studios, UIM Records and his own label, Izreal Records, T’Jean...

Last Sunday, March 17, marked 100 years since the birth of Nathaniel Adams Coles, better known as Nat King Cole, in 1919 in Montgomery, Alabama, USA. It is an important milestone that conjures up memories of a man who many thought was the best...

Music, for singer-songwriter Tressan Michelle Barnett, stands out like a heatwave in the hottest season of the year. It’s no wonder the Jamaica-born singer uses the sobriquet ‘SumeRR’, with an emphasis on the letter ‘r’, which rolls off the tongue...

Iset Sankofa has introduced a new Kingston subculture, and in just a few years, has established herself as a beacon to those seeking a music space steeped in rhythm, dance, and an afro-centric ambiance. Now, she’s planning to broadcast her eclectic...

Reggae gospel artiste Chozenn has said that his recent International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) nomination is simply a manifestation of the fruits of his labour and a confirmation of his mandate. On Wednesday morning, a jubilant Chozenn...

Local animators and illustrators should ready their sketch pads, tablets and laptops – and gear up for next month’s return of the KingstOOn Animation Festival. Created for the benefit of a fledgling animation industry, KingstOOn features workshops...

A few months after last year’s inaugural staging of Professionals in Concert, Rite Moves Entertainment embarked on yet another creative venture to prepare sponsors, students and staff of the Young Women’s Christian Association (YWCA) for the next...

Singer-songwriter Yanah has been honing her craft since the release of her debut single So Shy in 2017. Born Hanay Lawrence, she is currently busy writing, recording and performing in and around numerous local entertainment spaces to get the word...
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