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Schampagne Popping opened at The Barracks Theatre in Kingston last Saturday to a small, but intimate gathering. The start of the play was delayed by 15 minutes due to the small turnout but the actors, like the true professionals they are, made...
Andrew Richards

The International Organization for Advancing the Body of Christ (IOABC) is a mouthful for a gospel music group. After they celebrated last week’s release of their debut EP, Oh Such Grace, founder Andrew Richards explained that the end goal for this...
Christina Aguilera

Despite their break-up almost a decade ago, Christina Aguilera confirmed she has no plans of covering up the tattoo she still has of her ex’s name in Hebrew and Spanish. Laughing at the idea and then opening up about her body image, she added: “I...

For dancehall doyenne, Patra, titling yourself ‘queen’ should supersede ego or trend. Her 1993 single, Queen of the Pack, (also the name of her debut album) was born not only out of self-awareness, but also her desire to empower women across the...

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...

Nightclubs usually die a natural death. According to businessman Brian ‘Ribbi’ Chung, the worldwide standard is such that such establishments survive for three to four years. So how did he manage to sustain iconic nightclubs like Cactus, Asylum,...

“Can you imagine getting your breakthrough at the lowest point of your life emotionally?” That was the question music producer Damage posed to The Sunday Gleaner as he opened up about his battle with depression. On the day that the world...

The formation of the Jamaica recording industry marked the beginning of the road that led to the success of reggae music internationally. It came right on the heels of a noticeable downturn in mento music, Jamaica’s first commercially recorded...

Legendary Jamaican music act Toots and the Maytals has signed to Trojan Jamaica, the new record label co-founded by musician-producers Zak Starkey and Sharna ‘Sshh’ Liguz. Earlier this year, Trojan Jamaica released its debut offering, the...

The Peter Tosh Music Festival returns to Kingston, Jamaica, next Saturday, October 19, with a special 75th birthday edition of the event at the Pulse Centre, 38a Trafalgar Road, New Kingston. The late Tosh, whose birthday falls on the same day as...
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