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Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:11 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Hip-hop star Lil’ Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song, Go Awff, to close the design duo’s New York Fashion Week show, inspired by Scarface and other classic gangster movies. David and...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Sweet melodies and flawless harmonies echoed from the grounds of the British High Commission last Saturday as six songbirds put forward t

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:08 AM

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Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Little Orphan Annie keeps getting reincarnated. She was named way back in 1885 in a poem by James Whitcomb Riley, but her current persona was only shaped in 1924 by Harold Gray for his daily comic strip in the New York Daily News. Between a...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:15 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Stevie Wonder jammed with his harmonica, John Legend crooned while playing the piano, and Ciara pranced onstage dressed like Rick James on Tuesday night at Motown Records’ 60th anniversary concert. Wonder closed out the all-...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:08 AM

It may be a practice as old as time – flirting and courting a women using poetry that samples the lyrics of popular songs...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:24 AM

As Jamaica celebrates Reggae Month, and The University of the West Indies (UWI) marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Reggae Studies Unit, the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will host the sixth Biennial Global Reggae...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:21 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Marlon James is in search of a definition. “Myths are so suffused with monsters. It makes me think of the Latin root of monsters, ‘monstrum’. What does ‘monstrum’ mean?” the novelist asks, seated...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Cervantes’ hero comes to life in the Bolshoi’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and SemyonChudin lead the spectacular cast of...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:19 AM

  Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of Happy Death Day 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) 2017 hit film of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree Gelbman (Rothe)...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:18 AM

From visionary film-makers multiple Academy Award winner James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) comes Alita: Battle Angel, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:17 AM

At the ceremony to mark the start of Reggae Month 2019, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange urged up-and-coming artistes to build on the legacy of veterans and noted that there are still lessons to be learnt from how...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:09 AM

The Sound and Pressure Foundation, an organisation that has been working since 2006 to revive downtown Kingston as a music heritage site, has undertaken a street festival, Meet Me On Beat Street, to recognise the significant role of Orange ‘...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:06 AM

A New York radio disc jock is in the middle of the imposition of a one-month ban on songs that show disrespect to members of the police force. Caught up in that hit list, compiled by Christopher ‘Dubbmaster Chris’ McDonald, a senior...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:06 AM

The year 2019 is gearing up to be a super busy one for producer and artiste Chad Simpson, aka Mr G. Already, he has hit the track running with a new one-drop rhythm, which he has been inspired to call ‘Culture Box’, and he also has a...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 10:26 AM

Despite ‘Big Ship Captain’ Freddie McGregor being a no-show at Sunday night’s Musical Enchantment, the annual event still managed to be

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 12:06 AM

The wind chill Saturday evening was no match for the warmth from the outpouring of love at the benefit concert for Junior ‘Chubby’ Byles

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 12:23 AMDamian Levy/ Gleaner Writer

Ladies and gentlemen, I present to you the first truly terrible film of 2019. Typically, the conclusion of the review is at the end, but not today. There will be no preamble, no ­general introduction, just 400 words of ­warning against a...

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Renowned Hollywood director, Bentley Evans, whose credits include the movie House Party and co-creator of The Jamie Foxx Show and Keith L. Smith, who worked on the blockbuster movie A Few Good Men starring Tom Cruise, Jack Nicholson and...

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 12:09 AM

It may be a cliché, but industry insiders have again come forward to assure young artistes that teamwork indeed makes the dream work. Speaking under the theme ‘Igniting your career in music’ at a symposium held at the Bob Marley...

Published:Monday | February 11, 2019 | 12:08 AM

A Canadian by birth and Jamaican by blood, Chelsea Stewart has been nominated for this year’s JUNO awards in the Reggae Recording of the Year category for her first original reggae album Genesis. Although the singer-songwriter studied...

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:27 AM

She might not live in Buckingham palace, but Calypso Rose is a queen. In fact, this royalty of the ‘House of Calypso’ even has a song called Majesty (Queen of the Road)... 

Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:26 AM

A reggae show to be hosted by London’s most prolific reggae radio personality, David Rodigan, on March 12, c

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