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Marcy Chin in performance on Sunday evening at her virtual showcase.

She promised to show Jamaica exactly what she is made of, and on Sunday evening, up-and-coming artiste Marcy Chin did just that. After her much-talked-about performance during prime time at July’s virtual staging of Reggae Sumfest, the petite Chin...
‘Jerusalem’ by Kukudoo.

For those who don’t know exactly what it means to be a water-baptised, Holy Ghost-filled, Zionist singer, the latest album, Jerusalem, by Kukudoo, the gospel artiste, gives a fairly good idea. Known for his signature revivalist style and his “Hai...
Peter Tosh

The fact that National Heroes Day 2020 falls on the same day as the birthday of reggae legend Peter Tosh is a coincidence which is certainly not lost on those in his inner circle, and they have translated that into a call for the ‘Steppin Razor’’s...

With tomorrow being celebrated as National Heroes Day, Maxine Stowe, the manager for iconic reggae singer Bunny Wailer, says that there needs to be a special status conferred on a certain calibre of artistes, who have been recognised by the state...

Film-maker Nile Saulter has been tapped to direct the historic feature film adaptation of Jean D’Costa’s beloved novel Escape to Last Man Peak. For Saulter, who is a rising star on the Jamaican scene with an impressive slate of short works under...

Rihanna is one of America’s richest self-made women. The We Found Love hitmaker has ranked in 33rd place on Forbes’ annual list, which ranks some of the United States’ most successful women entrepreneurs. As well as this ranking, Rihanna also...

Production duo Mario Campbell and Kamal Bankay (Mario C x Bankay) are set to make their joint debut through a track titled Into You, featuring Ch4se. The track, a combination of dancehall and moombahton stylings, infuses a nostalgic dancehall...

The cover of ‘Toots’ Hibbert’s funeral programme declared that the Hibbert family was “celebrating the life of a legend”, but in reality, there was little to indicate the legendary status of the man for whose life few had gathered to give thanks....

Gospel singer Jenieve Hibbert-Bailey, daughter of music icon ‘Toots’ Hibbert, is praising God for what she terms “answered prayers” after her father’s funeral had to be abandoned yesterday because the burial order could not be found. The...

It’s another cover for Alicia Burke. The Pulse superstar, who has appeared on covers for Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar and, most recently, Elle, is this month’s face of high fashion magazine ISSUE Moda. A former winner of Pulse’s Caribbean Model Search,...
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