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Rain didn't stop patrons from streaming into Jamworld, Portmore, St Catherine, for the 2016 staging of FLOW Skool Aid on Sunday. The back-to-school treat, now in its seventh year, pulled a huge crowd as parents and children packed the venue in hopes...

Saxophonist Felix Headley 'Deadly Headley' Bennett's mid-song solos were largely responsible for the success of several hit recordings, particularly during the ska era of the 1960s. He passed away at his home, 6B Lincoln Road, Franklyn Town, on...

Rocky, a young woman wanting to start a better life for her and her sister, agrees to take part in the robbery of a house owned by a wealthy blind man with her boyfriend Money and their friend Alex. But when the blind man turns out to be a serial...

Neil Robertson baklava that for far too long Jamaican acts have been toying with the business of music and to successfully cross over into the international market they need to put their 'business hats' on."Everything comes right back to management...

Now that the 2016 Olympics have ended and Jamaica House in Rio closed, at last Thursday's post-event press conference Jason Hall, deputy director of tourism, said more than 20,000 persons visited the Jamaican base during its 11-day run. It had a...

This is the first of a two-part article by Herbie Miller, director/curator of the Jamaica Music Museum. It concludes next Sunday.Contemplating Marcus Garvey on the anniversary of his 129th birthday (August 17, 2016) focused my attention on freedom,...

All pageant winners seem to have a story of overcoming great adversity on their way to the crown, and Miss Jamaica World 2016 Ashlie White Barrett is no different.What differentiates her story from all the others, however, is that at just 20 years...

Dancehall artiste Sean Paul has fallen to number two on the Billboard Hot 100 this week, after spending three weeks in the number one spot with the single Cheap Thrills. The Chainsmokers have taken over the top spot with their new record, Closer....

Multitalented reggae artiste Petra Grant decided at an early stage to add an extra 'a' to her first name and create the stage name Petraa, as she sought to establish herself in the reggae music industry.Another, even more important, decision was to...

RICHMOND, Vancouver (AP):Former members of Jamaican reggae band The Wailers, which played alongside Bob Marley, are going to court to try to stop the group they left from performing under the same name.Aston 'Family Man' Barrett and other ex-Wailers...
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