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Birthday boy, Father Witty (left) celebraties at Uptown Mondays Headquarters, Savannah Plaza, HWT on Monday, February 19, 2018.

Local Government Minister Desmond McKenzie had threatened the entertainment sector at a town hall meeting recently that he would drop the hammer if the non-compliance with the rules and regulations set out for the reopening continued to be...

American producer Swizz Beatz says he doesn’t want the current controversy surrounding the Billboard cover art reporting on the ‘Verzuz Effect’ to cloud the fact that to date, dancehall legends Bounty Killer and Beenie Man have delivered one of the...

Brooklyn, NYC: Jamaican gospel singer and songwriter Joan Myers was recently tapped to lend her voice to one of two musically engaging public service announcements (PSA) for the 2020 United States census. The PSA songs, one reggae and the other...

WESTERN BUREAU: The man tagged ‘Mr Virtual’, Freddie McGregor, broke the mould last Thursday night, delivering his first live performance since January, at the Moon Palace Jamaica in Ocho Rios, St Ann. McGregor, who has become a staple on some of...

Last Thursday, Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths, resplendent in a black knee-length jacket-and-pants outfit, which popped with a Jamaican necktie and yellow inner blouse, was beaming as she accepted her Jamaica Reggae Icon award from the Government....

In the ‘60s, a young, white English boy had what could be called a galactic musical experience that has taken him on a journey that has been just out of this world. Five decades later, that boy, who is now a man, is being honoured for being an...

Less than three weeks after the entertainment industry was given the green light to commence a phased reopening of the sector, the Government has announced that newer, stricter measures are on the horizon for the industry. In an emergency press...

Reggae Gold 2020, the album compilation which includes some of the biggest reggae and dancehall hits over last year and more, will be released on August 28 on VP Records. The album leads with two legends, Bounty Killer with Lodge and Beenie Man...

In light of the severe impact of COVID-19 on creative people and the arts sector, a fund of US$320,000 from the Open Society Foundation has been granted to the American Friends of Jamaica, in collaboration with Kingston Creative and The Fresh Milk...

The Grand Gala, that annual feel-good, makes-you-proud-to-be-Jamaican curtain closer of the island’s Emancipation and Independence celebrations, came under attack from COVID-19, but the virus was clearly no match for the resilience of the Jamaican...
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