Celebrating 50 years of Independence is quite a milestone for Jamaica, and something which those involved in entertainment intend to highlight. Fab 5's bassist and manager, Frankie Campbell, says the band has been on the road for 40 years
The producers of Reggae Sumfest are ready and rearing to dazzle the festival's patrons for the 20th staging. As such, there has been a great amount of preparations put in place in keeping with the standard of production in previous years.
When Louis Masai first came to Jamaica at the age of 18, it was reggae music that inspired him to do so. "It's reggae music that makes me smile in life. It's the natural upliftment," he believes. His third visit to the island earlier this year saw him leaving an indelible mark on the walls of a few studios and street corners.
International electronics company Sony recently launched its exciting 2012 audio line, said to be directly modified for the Caribbean market.
Reggae/dancehall duo Andrew and Wada Blood have decided to give to what they describe as a very worthy cause - The Downtown Youth Development Foundation. The group, known for hits such as Irie and Hustler For Life, recently donated a laptop to the foundation, and Andrew Blood told The Sunday Gleaner there was more in store.
Unlike other talented singers who have been using their God-given talents to rake in big bucks, fame and indulge fans in a secular lifestyle, April Simmons has been using her golden voice to win souls for Jesus Christ.
Today marks the 62nd anniversary of the birth of one of Jamaica's most beloved entertainers - Gregory Isaacs. He surely ranks among the most popular singers in Jamaica's music history.
Red Stripe Reggae Sumfest 2012 starts today in Montego Bay, St James, the Jamaican city with the longest festival history in Jamaica with Reggae Sunsplash and Reggae Sumfest combined.
Arts and Entertainment consultant Lloyd Stanbury is of the opinion that Jamaica has lost its status as the capital of reggae music. According to Stanbury, there are many countries performing better than Jamaica where reggae music is concerned.
The second staging of the International Wine Festival has been launched. The event, which is the brainchild of Carlos Daley, is slated to take place on August 11 at the Aqueduct, Rose Hall in Montego Bay.