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Stories by Stephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Published:Sunday | October 13, 2019 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With the cosmic influence of Jamaican dancehall culture, fashion has transformed into a multidimensional lifestyle where no matter the space, one must be properly dressed in the ‘good tingz dem’. According to Maria Hitchins, lecturer in popular...

Published:Sunday | October 6, 2019 | 12:14 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Going for the gold in the music industry can be compared to the 400 metres hurdles. It’s all about learning to hurdle challenges, and in keeping an eye on the prize, individuals must stay in their own lane. Veteran producer Robert ‘Bobby Digital...

Published:Sunday | September 29, 2019 | 12:15 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

He may not be humming the tune of Jimmy Cliff’s I Can See Clearly Now, but former C-Sharp lead singer Maranto is loudly singing the words of his own song, Faith Through The Fire, because for him, although the rain clouds have not entirely cleared...

Published:Sunday | September 22, 2019 | 12:21 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Standing at five feet, two inches tall and weighing 115 pounds is a soft-spoken, dancehall rising star –or perhaps we should say queen – who goes by the name of Safiyah. She is the reigning (and last) Magnum Queen, having earned the title last...

Published:Sunday | September 15, 2019 | 12:38 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With three months still left in the year, Shauna Controlla (formerly Shauna Chyn) has already declared 2019 a good year for her recording career. The dancehall entertainer is employing a strategy that does not include controversial relationships or...

Published:Sunday | August 25, 2019 | 12:25 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

In January 2017, the social video platform Vine repurposed its application following a decision to disable direct uploads. Vine was the place for imaginative content creators, to experiment with short-form comedy or music video clips, so in light...

Published:Sunday | August 18, 2019 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

With the pervasiveness of the Internet, musing industry players are finding more ways to capitalise on the benefits of using this platform to market their goods and services. Michael Campbell, whose organisation provides electronic tickets, or e-...

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