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Published:Saturday | October 10, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

CHART WATCH:OMI's Cheerleader fell outside the Billboard Hot 100 top 10 for the first time in more than a month. Meanwhile, St Thomas duo, R. City, hasmanaged to stay afloat, this as the dancehall collaboration with Adam Levine, Locked Away, managed...

Published:Monday | October 5, 2015 | 11:07 PMCurtis Campbell

News of East Rural St Andrew Member of Par-liament Damion Crawford's loss bid to represent the constituency for the People's National Party (PNP) in the next general election sent social media into frenzy over the last two days. However despite...

Published:Saturday | October 3, 2015 | 12:01 AMCurtis Campbell

United States-based reggae producer Ricky Blaze is looking to duplicate the success of his highest-selling record to date, Hold Yuh, performed by recording artiste Gyptian. The producer, who has not tasted Billboard glory since 2005 when Hold You...

Published:Thursday | October 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Following British Prime Minister David Cameron's announcement that Britain will spend £25 million to build a prison in Jamaica, some local entertainers have rejected the idea, claiming that the money should be invested in education and development...

Published:Wednesday | September 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

The recently concluded Color Festival saw the organisers switching sponsors and venue, however, their fans remained loyal. The main beverages were Appleton, Wray...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

A team of Jamaican Film and TV professionals have collaborated to officially launch the Jamaica Film and TV Association - JAFTA, a national association established to represent and help advance the...

Published:Sunday | September 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Grammy award-winning artistes Stephen and Damian Marley are getting set to host the fourth annual Beach Road Trip Weekend, along with brother Rohan Marley. Other more celebrity hosts are confirmed for this year's event set to take place November 6-8...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:01 AMCurtis Campbell

Dancehall artiste Aidonia recently released his anticipated debut album, Project Sweat. The album was released under 4th Genna Music and will be distributed by 21st Hapilos Digital.The Kingston launch was attended by several fans of the artiste,...

Published:Saturday | September 26, 2015 | 12:01 AMCurtis Campbell

Record label VP Records has somewhat restored honour to the local music industry with the release of their 22nd edition of the Reggae Gold compilation album. The album is now No.1 on the Reggae Billboard chart, a spot occupied by foreigners over the...

Published:Saturday | September 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Marketing and promotions company Profound Entertainment has collaborated with Butchers Block, Taylor Hall, University of the West Indies (UWI), to host the annual Wet Fête event tonight.According to founder of Profound Entertainment and former...

Published:Sunday | September 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

The creative city is a concept that was put forward by urbanist Charles Laundry in the 1980s to reflect the notion that countries can achieve development through creativity, open-mindedness, imagination and harnessing the cultural credentials of its...

Published:Saturday | September 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

United States-based alternative rockers band IRATION is now number one on the Reggae Billboard Chart, ousting United Kingdo-based singer Joss Stone, who held the top spot for the last three weeks.Stone's effort, Water From Soul, now sits at number...

Published:Wednesday | September 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Acclaimed reggae band Morgan Heritage recently resurfaced in the Billboard Reggae Top 10 with their latest studio effort, Strictly Roots. This might be partially because of their impressive performances on the ongoing Catch A Fire tour alongside the...

Published:Sunday | September 6, 2015 | 12:07 AMCurtis Campbell

International recording artiste Marion Hall, more popularly known as Lady Saw, is gearing up to make a contribution of computers to the Galina Primary school located in St Mary, under her Lady Saw Foundation.According to the veteran entertainer, the...

Published:Saturday | September 5, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Dripping Blood by recording artiste Carlene Davis is the only gospel album in the Billboard reggae Top 10, and it has been this way for the past four weeks.The album, which debuted at No. 2 last month, now sits at No. 7 on the chart and is flanked...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Internationally renowned three-time MTV VMA-nominated dancer-choreographer, Tanisha Scott, was recently in the island, where she was a guest judge on this year's Digicel Rising Stars competition.Scott, who has been dancing professionally for more...

Published:Wednesday | September 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Following OMI's recent appearance at the VMAs along with country pop star Taylor Swift, Billboard Chart-topping record producer Skatta Burrell has issued a warning to local producers, that local music will continue to be on the back bench...

Published:Sunday | August 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Local TV host/producer Saudicka Diaram has left CVM TV and is now taking her talent to Television Jamaica, where she now hosts and produces a new talk show called 'The Saudicka Diaram Show'. The show is aired on Saturdays at 6 p.m. and repeated on...

Published:Saturday | August 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

St Thomas, USVI-based hip-hop/dancehall duo R.CITY has charted on the Billboard Hot 100 with their latest dancehall single called Locked Away, which features Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine.The song sees the duo opting to go dancehall this time...

Published:Wednesday | August 26, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

American rapper Safaree recently visited the island film music videos for some of his upcoming projects. According to the rapper, whose parents are Jamaicans, he wants his video footage to not only highlight the island's inner-city communities, but...

Published:Sunday | August 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

In a recent Sunday Gleaner article, iconic producer/manager Winston 'Niney' Holness expressed his view that Jamaica's music industry was experiencing a management crisis. Among several controversial issues highlighted by the outspoken icon was the...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Focused on creating his own lane in reggae music, recording artiste ORieL recently made his debut performance at the annual Montreal Reggae festival hosted in Canada. ORieL, performed at Reggae Sumfest for the first time this year. He said 2015 has...

Published:Saturday | August 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Legendary rhythm twins Sly and Robbie and Japanese production outfit Spicy Chocolate have joined forces with Tuff Gong International to give the world a dose of The Reggae Power 2, which is a compilation album featuring several top-class reggae...

Published:Monday | August 17, 2015 | 12:01 AMCurtis Campbell

Veteran reggae artiste Dawn Penn has released a new single called Never Hustle The Music, which speaks about the downside of being a recording artiste. It is no secret that several veteran reggae artistes were stiffed out of royalties due to bad...

Published:Friday | August 14, 2015 | 11:39 PMCurtis Campbell

Kevin 'Black Pearl' Richards of Spit Fiyah Records is currently promoting two rhythms which he hopes will be very popular among Jamaican audiences.The first project - the 'Sex' rhythm - and another called the 'Heroes Day' rhythm are dancehall and...

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