Sound System culture relies on rural Jamaica for survival

In light of an article published in The Sunday Gleaner on September 7, 2014, titled 'The good, the bad and the ugly of dub splicing', where the practice of dubplate splicing and...

New date set for 'Jamaican Mafia' premiere

An unexpected turn of events led to the postponement of the world premiere of the highly anticipated film Jamaican Mafia. Fast-forward a few weeks and things seem to be on track once more, as a new date for the film's premiere has been set.

Tarrus Riley tours Second City

Tarrus Riley is easily the foremost reggae singer to emerge locally within the last decade, and evidence of his dominance was on full display last Saturday night when he performed live in concert at Pier One in Montego Bay.

Thieves take off with sound system operator's lifetime collection

Eighty-two-year-old Mark Banton, owner of London sound system the Mighty Merritone, is today heartbroken after thieves made off with his entire vinyl records collection last week.

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