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United Kingdom Reggae icon David Rodigan, MBE, has announced that he will be releasing an autobiographycovering his 40 years of deejaying.The book, titled My Life In Reggae, was written with Ian Burrell and is scheduled to be released in March....

There is only one new set of the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart for the week of January 28 and it is also a new name from a well-established family in Jamaican popular music. Jemere Morgan's Transition has started its Billboard chart journey at...

Having the same set at the top of the Billboard Reggae Albums Chart and the iTunes listing of top reggae full-length sets is unusual, but Rebelution's Falling Into Place, is a consistent number one on both rankings.After that, though, the iTunes...

In just over half century, Jamaica has produced a quantity of popular music, both in terms of genres and sheer volume, which superlatives fail to give justice to.With this has come the opportunity to package it to specific tastes for collective...

Xaymaca (pronounced Za-my-ka) International is poised to launch Jamaica's newest carnival band for the April 23 annual road march. With the announcement of this unprecedented cooler fÍte and launch on Saturday, January 21, at the Constant Spring...

The ageless (and arguably peerless) Jamaican vocalist Ken Boothe is set to headline the end-of-term concert of the Avant Academy of Music.The show, dubbed 'Unforgettable,' which also features Harold Davis and his Orchestra, other musical guests and...

JAMPRO board member Zachary Harding told The Gleaner last Thursday that moves are afoot to provide the Jamaican film industry with tangible support."We're pushing to mainly get the incentive structure in place. Historically, there were incentives...

Last week, the Jamaica Film Commission and the Creative Industries Unit staged an open day to educate the public on the little-known and developing techniques for film professionals in Jamaica.The two-day exercise began on Thursday, January 12, and...

Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs finds himself caught in a high-stakes web of corrupt cops, internal affairs and murderous gangsters. When a failed heist leads to the kidnapping of his teenage son, Downs must race against time...

Hailed by the New York Times for singing "with white-hot sensuality and impassioned lyricism", Diana Damrau and Vittorio Grigolo star as the tragic lovers in Shakespeare's classic story. This new production of Gounod's Romeo et Juliette by director...
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