Beyonce may have the power to sell out concerts in seconds and fans may be obsessed with Rihanna's risque outfit choices, but when it comes to chart success, black stars have missed the mark.
Robert Burchell has only been a reggae gospel artiste for one year, however, the artiste is moving to heighten the momentum surrounding his budding music career, with the release of his debut album Agape.
Multitalented musician Shae Mill (Shae Miller) has released her latest single, Sweet Love (Even If I Lie), a song she expects to widen her audience base and boost her career as a vocalist.
Popular social network site Facebook has clamped down on posts that include guns due to intensifying pressure from gun control groups.
It may come as no surprise as many dubbed him the obvious choice for new lead singer of reggae ambassadors, Third World. He had been filling in for the ailing William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke for most of their 40th anniversary tour last year, and with the death of its lead singer, it seems A.J. Brown has officially been granted ambassador status as part of the iconic reggae band.
Repeated 'ites' punctuated the February 2014 Poetry Society of Jamaica fellowship at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, 1 Arthur Wint Drive, St Andrew.
The musical journey continues for reggae ambassadors Third World. With the memory of their lead singer William 'Bunny Rugs' Clarke still fresh in our minds, there are plans to release a compilation album in a matter of months.
Organisers dubbed it the pageant with a difference and Miss Jamaica Mahogany delivered on all counts. Held at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston on February 23, it aimed at showcasing the best of 'black' beauty.
One of the clearest ways in which an artiste signals the end of a particular phase of their careers is by putting out a 'Best of' or 'Greatest Hits' album.
Boris Gardiner, who was mentioned in last week's article as being one of the Jamaican recording artistes who had the distinction of making it to the No.1 position on the United Kingdom (UK) charts, is known to his many fans as the effortless smooth-voiced singer whose enunciation evokes memories of Nat King Cole and Johnny Ace, two of the greatest baritone singers of all time.
Demarco and Ricky Carty have rebuffed the stance of the Christian Brethren Assemblies Jamaica (CBAJ).