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Grammy Award-winning producer and creator of the Curfew Riddim, Teflonzincfence.

For music producers, it can be challenging to pitch a rhythm to recording artistes who they imagine on a rhythm. It can also test one’s patience waiting to see who will take on the task of creating the next hit, said Grammy Award-winning producer,...
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Instead of lamenting the loss of their own income during the coronavirus crisis, some celebrities have lent their talents to various relief efforts or social-media campaigns. The latest to join that company is local sweetheart Koffee, who was...

CONTEMPORARILY, THE blend of hip hop and reggae sounds is popular and highly sought after. But that wasn’t the case when Edley Shine first entered the music business decades ago. Born Jamericans, a ‘90s duo comprising Edley and Norman ‘Notch’...

PABLO MORELOVE and Eugenia Conti are music practitioners in Italy. Morelove is a reggae/dancehall artiste and Conti is a tour manager/promoter. In an interview with The Gleaner, the pair painted a picture of the crisis their country is facing at...

DUBPLATES ARE the known secret weapons of sound systems across the world, especially as it relates to clash competitions, but it can be challenging to get the real high-power, authentic materials to ‘kill a sound’. Selectors rely on customised...

AN ACTOR’S association with a part can be so severe that they cease having a separate identity altogether. Robert Downey Jr may as well be billionaire superhero Tony Stark, and Vin Diesel has been Domonic Toretto for the last two decades. There...

Producer Mikie Bennett, in a recent interview with The Sunday Gleaner on the influence and impact of Vybz Kartel on the music, noted that the controversial dancehall artiste is the “most dominant figure we have had in dancehall in many years”....

Around the world, people have been pooling skills, talents, and resources in the ongoing fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. Factories have been re-purposed and product output temporarily altered. Even entertainers have taken time to keep...

In a constantly evolving #MeToo era, the all-encompassing, potent messages of Bob Marley are given a distinctly feminist flavour in Women Rising, the second instalment of the yearlong docuseries Bob Marley– Legacy, in celebration of Bob Marley’s...

Musician, artiste and producer Craig Parks, more popularly known as Leftside, like many other entertainers, has been utilising the live-stream option on social media platforms more. “There are times things are available to us and we take it for...
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