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Stories by Curtis Campbell

Published:Sunday | May 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Following entertainer Dexta Daps' recent scuffle with members of the police force at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, University of The West Indies (UWI) lecturer Dr Donna Hope is recommending that artistes and managers enroll...

Published:Wednesday | April 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

After years of dabbling with nudity, class and popular trends, reggae/dancehall fashion seems to have repatriated, as African-influenced fashion is now becoming quite the fad for youngsters attending...

Published:Monday | April 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Reggae/pop artiste, Ms Triniti, is set to release her debut fitness DVD in coming weeks, and will also be introducing fans to her new music through the project.The fitness DVD will be called Island Fit, and according to the singer, her decision to...

Published:Monday | April 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Yesterday's Bacchanal Carnival Road March 2015 filled the streets of urban St Andrew with thousands of revellers and bystanders determined to bask in a day of music, liquor, and scantily clad people. The march started minutes after 10 a.m. and grew...

Published:Sunday | April 12, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Jamaican author Taliba Morgan has released her debut children's book series called Lizzy and the Magic Coat. Unlike her brothers and sisters of the Morgan Heritage reggae band, who are predominantly music practitioners, Taliba has directed her...

Published:Thursday | April 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Pandemonium's headlining trio Machel Montano, Shaggy and Angela Hunte invaded The Gleaner Company Limited yesterday, where they mingled with members of staff as well as promoted tonight's staging of the now annual soca fÍte.During their hourlong...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Gospel artiste Joseph Emanuel is promoting a new gospel EP called Born Again. The project was produced by Jah B Records with the assistance of StarPlayer Music Group. According to the artiste, releasing an EP is a good way to introduce new music to...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Reggae artiste Ikaya recently gave an uplifting talk and performance to the female students at the Denham Town high school, who were celebrating their annual Girls' Day event. The event was organised by the school's guidance counselling department,...

Published:Wednesday | April 1, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Intermittent showers threatened to put a damper on festivities at Color Festival. Despite the inclement weather, scores of patrons converged at Hope Gardens to witness a show many would not soon forget.A few glitches caused by rain threatened the...

Published:Monday | March 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

The Bacchanal Carnival excitement hit a high at the New Mas Camp, National Stadium grounds, last Friday with Bunji Garlin and Fay-Ann Lyons (The Vikings) doing a tag-team performance.From as early as 10 p.m., patrons were filling up the venue, while...

Published:Sunday | March 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Ten-year-old Jamaican actress/designer/model Journey Jewels has been selected as a cast member for Nick Cannon's upcoming movie. The minor was selected at a recent casting interview hosted at JAMPRO's head office in New Kingston.While being tight-...

Published:Monday | March 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Reggae artiste Chonixx's EP, The Dread and Terrible, has spent 42 weeks in the top 10 of the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart. The EP, which was released in 2014 without the backing of a major label, peaked at number one last year, a position currently...

Published:Sunday | March 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Reggae artiste Noel 'Rozah Roze' Ellis, son of the late Alton Ellis, says his father would be proud of his accomplishment, as his reggae song, Dance With Me, was sampled by American rap star Kanye West for the single called All Day, and now sits at...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

University of Technology (UTech) lecturer, Dr Glenroy Pinnock, says listening to acoustic reggae music can help scholars to learn mathematics easier. According to the lecturer/musician, who did a presentation on his idea at the recently concluded...

Published:Monday | March 9, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Local video director/recording artiste Rohan 'Federal' Gracie is getting ready to release his reggae music-inspired movie called Designer Wine. The movie is the first for Federal, who has done other projects of a lesser magnitude, including music...

Published:Sunday | March 8, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Reggae artiste Jimmy Cliff is gearing up to release more than seven new songs, two of which tackle the Internet and social media. According to the icon, he is not trying to start a revolution against the Internet, however, persons should be mindful...

Published:Wednesday | March 4, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Billboard-charting Japanese reggae artiste iakopo (Yah - Koh - Poh) is in Jamaica, where he is expected to work with several local producers and artistes for his upcoming project. The artiste, who was born in the United States (US) under the Mormon...

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Twelve-year-old Atika is being promoted as a potential child star on the rise. The artiste, currently a student at Our Lady of the Angels Preparatory School in Kingston, has already released one single, and is receiving steady airplay on local radio....

Published:Tuesday | March 3, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Iconic reggae/dancehall artiste, the late Lincoln 'Sugar' Minott, and his sound system, Youthman Promotions, were recognised, for having an 'Extraordinary Impact on The Reggae Industry' by Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), at its annual...

Published:Wednesday | February 25, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

The second annual Blue Mountain Music Festival saw a strong turnout over the weekend, as patrons made the trek to the hills of Holywell for the two-day reggae festival, held on Saturday and Sunday.Many persons from the neighbouring communities...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 11:03 PMCurtis Campbell

Jamaica's Carnival excitement continued last Friday at the New Mas Camp, Stadium Grounds, Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew. The main dance floor was kept abuzz by Bacchanal loyalists until minutes after 3 a.m.DJs Richie Ras, Snow and Lantern whipped up...

Published:Monday | February 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

The '70s,'80s and early '90s were the glory days of Jamaican music, with several of the island's artistes inking record deals with esteemed and internationally acclaimed recording labels, including Island Records, CBS Records, Colombia Records, EMI...

Published:Wednesday | November 26, 2014 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

THE RECENTLY concluded Heineken World Premiere Party, hosted at Fort Rocky in Port Royal, pulled out patrons by the hundreds.

Published:Saturday | November 15, 2014 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Many Jamaica-born artistes who reside in the US, and the UK, have tried to push their careers despite residing outside of the authentic r

Published:Sunday | October 26, 2014 | 12:00 AMCurtis Campbell

Following Forbes Magazine's recent announcement that no recording artiste, across all genres, has sold a million albums since the start o

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