Just as Reggae Sumfest is looking back and moving forward, R. Kelly is flipping the script in revisiting the rhythms and moods of the late 20th century. The Grammy award-winning artiste released his most recent studio album, Write Me Back, in June, just ahead of his appearance at the 20th staging of Reggae Sumfest.
Tomorrow, the Reggae Sumfest Launch Party will be lighting up Kingston's waterfront. Reggae Sumfest is known globally as one of the most anticipated calendar events in the world of music, and the organisers of the three-night-long reggae showcase this year celebrate 20 years of delivering world-class entertainment on Jamaican soil.
On Tuesday, the manufacturers of the official spirit of Jamaica50, J. Wray & Nephew Limited, presented its gift to Jamaica in this the year of its 50th anniversary. What was it? Three memorabilia canisters that hold the same high-quality product that is found in the everyday J. Wray & Nephew white rum product.