|Semaj gives explicit advice
Music has long been a form of rebellion for kids who wish to shock and infuriate their parents. Parents are faced with music that is often explicit, highly sexual and now very violent with no prior warning as to whether the CD is child- friendly.
Goddy Goddy is 'Ghetto Priest' for third album
It might not be a name that a gospel artiste is normally bestowed with, but for Howard Reynolds, more popularly known as Goddy Goddy, the name 'Ghetto Priest' came through his natural ministry to inner-city communities across the island.
Designer Carlton Brown Still on cloud nine
Carlton Brown. By now, it's a name that most fashion-conscious Jamaicans and some foreigners are familiar with, but it's a name that was once lost in the cesspool of abandoned children.
NDTC celebrates 45 years
It is evening time. Rush hour traffic is turning into a past tense. His white-haired, balding head is as relaxed as his lithe frame; eyes and focus fixed on the dance studio floor, bare feet stretched in front. He does not miss a step.
Studio One where sweet lyrics come from
'Yuh hear fi mi voice coming through di speaker, but it sound sweeter wid di echo chamber'So said Papa Levi in his song Mi God Mi King. It is within the walls of a studio that the sweetest melodies are recorded.
'Augus Mawnin' celebrates a decade
In 1997 when the celebration of Emancipation Day was restored to the Jamaican calendar, Augus Mawnin' also became a fixture on the theatre calendar. "There was a lot of emotion about it.