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Published:Sunday | February 10, 2019 | 12:12 AMRoy Black

Perhaps one of the reasons for declaring February Reggae Month is that two of reggae’s most illustrious icons, Bob Marley and Dennis Brown, were born in that month. But was it a good choice? Each year, the month is packed with an abundance of...

Published:Saturday | February 9, 2019 | 1:15 AM

The absence of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) and the Ministry of Culture and Entertainment has left the organisation unclear about its role during Reggae Month...

Published:Saturday | February 9, 2019 | 1:14 AM

On February 12, the Rex Nettleford Foundation will again be celebrating the life and legacy of the late ­co-founder of the National Dance Theatre Company, Professor Rex Nettleford, in ’Remembering Rex...

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 9:55 AM

With catchy rhymes that capture the attention of any music lover and a swaggy dance ministry, Lucas Musiq is

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 9:53 AM

The fire blazed inside the Bob Marley Museum on Hope Road in St Andrew on Wednesday night as musicians, perf

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 9:51 AM

Spirit possession was one of the fascinating topics discussed by Moore Town Maroon chief Colonel Wallace Sterling and David Brown, policy and research director at the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport. They were speaking at a...

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 9:49 AM

The highlight of Sunday’s concert by the Jamaica Musical Theatre Company (JMTC) at the Alhambra Inn was in t

Published:Friday | February 8, 2019 | 9:49 AM

Reggae singer Cocoa Tea is upping his game and thinking outside the studio.

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2019 | 12:25 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

Reggae singer Queen Ifrica is no stranger to singing about race. Her catalogue includes Black Woman,Mi Nah Rub, and her latest, Colour of Rejection. Produced by Poye ‘Buka’ Robinson, Queen Ifrica sings about the plights of...

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2019 | 12:14 AM

Singer OMI is out on the scene again with the release of his new single, To Serve and Protect, a tribute to police officers. According to the recording artiste, this song preceded his recording career. ‘This so happens to be one taken...

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Jamaica’s medical cannabis brand Epican has added ‘entertain’ to its mandate to ‘Educate, Medicate and Elevate’. On Tuesday, it made the official announcement that dancehall deejay Aidonia has been signed as their...

Published:Thursday | February 7, 2019 | 12:13 AM

NEW YORK (AP): R. Kelly is planning an international tour, but an Australian lawmaker wants the country to bar him from performing there. The embattled musician announced on social media Tuesday that he’ll be going to Australia, New Zealand...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 7:08 AM

The Jamaica Rum Festival (JRF), presented by J. Wray & Nephew Limited’s Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, in partnership with the Jamaica Tourist Board and the Tourism Enhancement Fund, was officially launched yesterday at the Banquet Hall of...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 7:07 AM

It was with shock that many persons learnt of the passing of music pioneer Joel ‘Bunny’ Brown on Monday in Atlanta, Georgia, following a lengthy battle with cancer. The music fraternity has since paid tribute to the singer described as...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 7:01 AM

As the nation gears up to celebrate what would have been the 74th birthday of reggae icon, Robert Nesta ‘Bob’ Marley, two of the entertainers who have been named ambassadors for the annual celebrations have come out to send birthday...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:59 AM

With more than 150 reggae festivals being held globally each year, and the fans of artistes who perform at them wanting to know more about them and their music, film-makers have been producing documentaries that introduce the artistes, tell their...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:57 AM

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Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:57 AM

Inspired by the Nancy Meyers hit romantic comedy What Women Want, this Paramount Pictures’ release follows the story of a female sports a

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:57 AM

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Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:56 AM

When they announced in 2017 that the Ity and Fancy Cat Show would be coming to an end, Jamaicans were disappointed that their favourite comedic duo was saying goodbye to TV land. However, it turns out the pair was only making way for ‘...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:55 AM

A Met favourite since its 2009 premiere, Bizet’s masterpiece Carmen plays exclusively at Palace Cineplex this Sunday at 11:30 a.m. Mezzo-soprano Clémentine Margaine reprises her remarkable portrayal of opera’s ultimate seductress...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:55 AM

An evil army to fight. A demon to slay. A world to save. No pressure. Alex Elliot (Ashbourne Serkis) is a young boy trying to live up to himself in a world where old-school magic meets the modern world. He thinks he’s just another nobody,...

Published:Wednesday | February 6, 2019 | 6:54 AM

The king of action, Academy Award®nominee Liam Neeson, is back to serve justice in a spectacular confrontation that leaves (almost) no one unscathed. A quiet family man and hard-working snowplough driver Nels is the lifeblood of a glitzy resort...

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