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Getting a jump on the jingle bells, concerts and night-life sessions to start over this week until the new year, Dorothy Satchwell, founder of the MistyBlue Cancer Care Foundation, has garnered the support from her own multiplicity of reggae stars...

After the end of The Force Awakens, it's safe to say the films are decidedly safe. Since its return, the franchise has remade one movie, and made another as a tangential story. So, walking into The Last Jedi, I was as underwhelmed as one can be for...

GIRLS TRIP was without a doubt one of the biggest movies of 2017. Despite drawing in millions at the box office worldwide and making history with it's all-black- female-led cast, it didn't do enough to gain one nomination at the prestigious Golden...

One of the most hotly debated topics in music circles concerns the first recording that was ever done in Jamaica's popular music, other than mento. Mento, which some refer to as Jamaican calypso, and which was very popular along with the American...

With a hectic overseas schedule, which not only includes performances of his hit plays, but also frequent guest appearances at events kept in his honour, Oliver Samuels does not get the opportunity to tour the...

I can't pinpoint when I first saw Beres Hammond perform, but I know that a Western Consciousness concert at Llandilo, Westmoreland, was the first time I saw him sing Live On with Marcia Griffiths.And that, my goodly folks, is unforgettable. Much...

Tribe Sankofa's presentations have gone political. In 2015, the performing arts troupe acknowledged the Mario Deane incident (in which the young man died after being beaten at a police station, after being arrested for a spliff) to highlight the...

Many of the newer Jamaican music talents are focused on crossing over' (getting recognition in major, mostly English-speaking markets) to advance their music careers beyond the local scene. Hence the market is flooded with songs or collaborations...

1. What is your favourite Christmas memory?Going to Sting with my father to see Buju Banton for the first time. Dis a Buju for we. That was the year them keep two Sting. (Tarrus Riley's father is singer Jimmy Riley. The two collaborated on a version...

Organisers of the Wickie Wackie Music Festival, which was scheduled for last Saturday but postponed due to persistent showers, are putting measures in place to ensure that, rain or shine, it takes place tomorrow.Demar Gayle of Raging Fyah told The...
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