|No 'Bashment' in 'What Goes Around'
Knee-jerk temptation prodded him to merely copy past success. But the artistic challenge would not allow it.
What a 'Bam Bam'! Festival Song contest returns after 10-year absence
The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission's (JCDC) Festival Song competition has returned after a 10-year absence, a few old faces sprinkling the relative newcomers.
Music a 'Labour' of love at Calabash
The closing Sunday afternoon session at the annual Calabash International Literary Festival has long been known for music.
A Sunday evening seaside reading from Bob Andy's 'Songbook'
Bob Andy is a renowned songwriter, reputedly the person whose songs have been redone most by fellow Jamaican performers.
Trey Songz makes UK debut
It may be his first time in the United Kingdom, but Trey Songz is more interested in connecting with the fans than he is about doing the tourist thing.
'Pink Panther' gets rockers treatment
The Pink Panther Theme by Henry Mancini is indelibly stamped on popular culture not only through the endearing and enduring cartoon figure, but also the movie series starring the bumbling Inspector Closeau ...
Bloodfire founded on talent, image
When the Bloodfire Posse performed at 'Take Me Away 2008' with Richie Stephens and Friends, held at the National Indoor Sports Centre on Sunday, April 27, it was the first time the band had performed in nearly 20 years.
Pop, soul rap go pop, sizzle, splat
Artiste: Will.i.am featuring Cheryl Cole Title: Heartbreaker Rating: 2 stars out of 5
Winston Riley perfects musical 'Techniques'
Winston Riley has a claim to being the most successful reggae producer of all-time.
A 'Double Barrel' of hits
How did the song 'Double Barrel' come about?In 1972 U-Roy was swinging at the same time I was producing.