Sun | May 26, 2019

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When a young, impressionable, ingénue named Marcia Griffiths set off on her journey in reggae music, she had no idea whatsoever that half a century later, she would be living the words of her own song, which has become an anthem: “ I shall sing,...
Nikki Z

With many major entertainment events, there comes the issue of waste. Earlier this year, carnival bands campaigned about reducing plastic consumption by walking with your own party cups and providing biodegradable lunchboxes for the thousands of...

Male entertainers and their seeming lack of respect for women, has long been a hot topic on the music scene. The lyrics of certain songs within the dancehall space have come under the scrutiny for what many have described as the degradation of the...

Using his platform as producer, international DJ and member of the globe-trotting mega music group Major Lazer, Walshy Fire has undertaken the gargantuan task of pulling together Caribbean and African artistes in an inspired compilation album...

The Apollo Series, which features open-stage music, poetry, dance, and comedy, returns on Saturday, May 25, at The Haven, 12 Hillcrest Avenue. Featured acts are Giark, Blvk H3ro, Five Steez, and Mordecai. Admission: $500, showtime 8 p.m. Jump...

For the last decade, Kelly Dudley has been running a race to compete with digital music-distribution services worldwide. With the launch of 21st Hapilos Digital in 2009, sparked by the idea that dancehall music was seeing improved growth on the...

A not-so-holy controversy has been stirred following the release of Holy Mountain, one of the songs from DJ Khaled’s much-touted Father Of Asahd album. The song in question is a collab – like all the songs on the album are – featuring Buju Banton...

S eville and di Bone Tribunal, a musical now playing at the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Performing Arts (PSCPA), is the third in a series of writer-director Michael Holgate’s Caribbean Mythery plays. His earlier ones were Riot Act and Garvey The...

When Texas college student Abby Johnson shows up at a Planned Parenthood abortion clinic to volunteer, protesters are unreservedly belittling patients, with one even shouting “Baby killer!” But in the midst of the protesters stand Shawn Carney and...
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