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Published:Saturday | January 2, 2016 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Telecommunications giants FLOW and Digicel have thrown their support behind the Shaggy and Friends charity initiative as, in addition to the millions they have already donated to tonight's event, both companies have been involved in a challenge...

Published:Tuesday | December 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Now in its 12th year, the annual Christmas Comedy Cook-Up, held in the ballroom of The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, has become a staple in Jamaica's entertainment industry. As has become customary, laughter reigned on Boxing Day as some of...

Published:Sunday | December 27, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Billboard Magazine's announcement that British singer Joss Stone is their Reggae Artiste of the Year has stunned the social media world and has left many fans and supporters of the genre very upset.Since the announcement just days ago, social media...

Published:Wednesday | December 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

It was all about clean, wholesome family entertainment, as scores of patrons converged on the lawns of Hope Gardens for another staging of Funfest on Sunday.The Christmas edition of the annual event got under way at 10 a.m., and patrons were out in...

Published:Monday | December 21, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Mr Vegas is reporting that his latest album, Lovers Rock & Soul has been doing well on the international market. The 11-track set was released...

Published:Sunday | December 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

For many artistes and party/show promoters, Christmas time is the period they make most of their earnings and should therefore be the happiest time of year for them, as more events should equal more earning. However, some artistes and promoters dub...

Published:Saturday | December 19, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

It was double the joy for the parish of Manchester recently when Manchester High and Porus High copped first and third place, respectively, at the 11th staging of the popular singing competition All Together Sing. Iona High School from St Ann placed...

Published:Tuesday | December 15, 2015 | 12:09 AMShereita Grizzle

No sound came from the bedazzled microphone that stood next to her casket, but the gesture spoke volumes. It represented a life lived with purpose, one lived with goals and ambitions in mind and most importantly, it represented a dream that was...

Published:Monday | December 14, 2015 | 1:54 PMShereita Grizzle, Gleaner Writer

Scores of Jamaicans flocked to The University Chapel of the West Indies this morning for the funeral service for dancehall artiste Jordan Joel Phillips, popularly known as J Capri. Though patrons were asked to wear cheerful colours, the dress code...

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Hope Road Merchandising, LLC, the worldwide property rights owner for the works of reggae icon Bob Marley, has joined forces with mobile apps company EscapeX to bring the singer's music to fans across the globe via a groundbreaking mobile app....

Published:Sunday | December 13, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

He was diagnosed with endstage renal disease (ESRD) - chronic kidney failure - in 2008, and since then, Koye Edwards has dedicated his life to helping persons suffering from the same disease as himself.At 28 years old, Edwards has gone through some...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

When fire destroyed the recording studio of reggae legend Lee 'Scratch' Perry last Thursday, the singer not only lost the building and musical equipment inside, he also lost unreleased tracks of which there are no backup copies.Fire destroyed his "...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

You may know him from movies such as Romeo Must Die, Gone In 60 Seconds and Get Shorty, and very soon, Jamaicans will be able to associate Hollywood actor Delroy Lindo with a new role, as it is being reported that he has been chosen to play National...

Published:Friday | December 11, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

This Christmas will be an extraordinary one for the children at the Best Care Special School in Kingston as a fundraising event recently held in their honour was well supported.The Come Mek Wi Laugh comedy show, held at the Karl Hendrickson...

Published:Sunday | December 6, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Following a recent story published in THE STAR regarding artistes overcharging promoters for appearances on stage shows, several up-and-coming entertainers have been reaching out to The Sunday Gleaner, claiming that the pricing issue goes both ways....

Published:Saturday | December 5, 2015 | 12:01 AMShereita Grizzle

The need for unity and brotherhood was the key message at the annual tree-lighting ceremony held at the St William Grant Park, downtown Kingston on Wednesday evening.Held under the theme It's Christmas: Give a Little Love, under the patronage of the...

Published:Wednesday | December 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

After many delays, the highly anticipated movie, Jamaican Mafia, had its official premiere on local soil recently to a sold-out audience. Scores of movie lovers turned up at the Carib Theatre in Cross Roads, St Andrew, to witness what producers of...

Published:Wednesday | December 2, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

According to news coming from the Zimbabwean media, there was a misunderstanding over the weekend regarding a sum of money paid to members of the Marley family's management team.Organisers of the Zimbabwe Music Awards (Zima) said there was...

Published:Monday | November 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Following the success of the charity concert held in her name earlier this month, fifth-form student at the Morant Bay High School, Akalia Moore, is recovering, having undergone surgery in Miami, last week.The Gleaner learnt that Moore flew to Miami...

Published:Monday | November 30, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Talk of Jamaica possibly establishing a Reggae Hall of Fame have been ignited over the past few months with industry insiders weighing in on the issue. Several key persons within the music fraternity believe that establishing a Reggae Hall of Fame...

Published:Sunday | November 29, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

With more than 43 original productions done over 21 years, Wonderland Productions has cemented its place as a premiere children's theatre company in Jamaica. The company, founded by Alice Hogarth, a theatre enthusiast in November 1994, is this year...

Published:Wednesday | November 25, 2015 | 12:03 AMShereita Grizzle

Family members of the late reggae singer, Peter Tosh, are seeking the public's help in raising funds for the singer's youngest son, Jawara McIntosh.In 2013, McIntosh was caught by New Jersey police with 65 and a half pounds of marijuana in the trunk...

Published:Sunday | November 22, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

Utilising popular music on political campaigns is nothing new and as the country gears up to host yet another general election, questions on the use of reggae and dancehall music on the political platform have once again been thrust into the...

Published:Friday | November 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

On Sunday, scores of patrons turned up at the Little Theatre to watch Dr Mary Banks' gospel play, Amazing Grace. By the night's end, they were treated to much more than a dramatic production.Of course, there were song, dance and drama, but what...

Published:Wednesday | November 18, 2015 | 12:00 AMShereita Grizzle

After suffering a few setbacks on its journey to the silver screen, Jamaican Mafia will premiere on local soil on November 27.Co-producer of the film, Orville Matherson, told The Gleaner the film will have its local premiere because of a decision to...

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