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From solo vocalists Dusty Springfield to Amy Winehouse, Sam Smith and Ed Sheeran, the duo Wham!, the Spice Girls quartet and One Direction quintet, self-contained outfits like The Beatles and Rolling Stones (whose Salt of the Earth is a staple toast...

February 23Kingston and St AndrewUWI Carnival Band Launch at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus, 6 p.m.February 24Kingston and St AndrewXodus opening fÍte, Debut, at ATL Autobahn from 8 p.m. to 2 a.m.February 25Kingston and St...

Known for hits like, I Swear, Poor People Cry, Gash Dem, and the Cherine Anderson duet, Coming Over Tonight, reggae/dancehall entertainer Chuck Fenda aka The Living Fire, aka the Poor People Defender, is in the spotlight this week. The Gleaner,...

As the dancehall-soca song by Trevor Off Key and Allison Hinds says, 'it's never too late for carnival', and Downtown Carnival promoter, O'Neil Smith, trusts that having a positive outlook will bring forth a road march in the heart of Kingston on...

"Artistes like Tifa, Bounty Killer, and Spice have also performed in the past at Downtown Carnival, and regardless of the widely accepted idea that carnival is on soca, it is focused on local culture because the participants understand that every...

On Saturday, the Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS) on West Avenue, St Andrew, will move into the mood of Reggae Month 2018 with a symposium themed, 'Caribbean...

Dennis Brown is gone but not forgotten. On Sunday, in a stirring concert that reverberated with songs of peace and love, he was remembered by relatives, friends and colleagues. They recalled his philosophy, delivered their favourite songs from his...

Saturday's symposium at the Jamaica Theological Seminary (JTS) is being organised by the institution's Music and Media Department. Dr Garnett Roper, head of the JTS, explained the department's role in bringing structure to the enthusiasm with which...

Praise Academy of Dance, which commemorates its 25th anniversary this year, is celebrating Reggae Month with a dance concert called 'Reggae Vibez', scheduled for Saturday, February 24, at Fellowship Tabernacle in Kingston.The 12th staging of this...

Toni Braxton and Birdman are engaged. The 50-year-old singer has confirmed that she and the 49-year-old rapper are to marry after showing off her ring in a teaser clip for her TV show Braxton Family Values, in which she tells her sisters the pair...
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