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Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:15 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

Advancement in technology at the turn of the new millennium has offered more ways in which artistes can expose their talent. Entertainers can even act as their own distributors thanks to social media and digital ­platforms like Itunes...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:06 AMShereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer

  The advent of social media has allowed celebrities the opportunity to connect intimately with their fans. But while social media has brought communication between celebrities and their fans to a peak, the interactions have not always been...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:02 AM

A remembrance service and musical tribute will be held for music pioneer Joel ‘Bunny’ Brown on Sunday, March 3 at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre on Hope Road, St Andrew. Reports are that Brown’s body has already been cremated,...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:14 AM

LONDON (AP) : Andrea Levy, a prize-winning novelist who chronicled the hopes and horrors experienced by the post-World War II generation of Jamaican immigrants in Britain, has died. She was 62, and had suffered from cancer. One of the first black...

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Published:Saturday | February 16, 2019 | 12:12 AM

The demise of the annual Montego Bay-based Jazz and Blues Festival has left music enthusiasts hungry for an event of similar style and content, to fill that void. According to Wallace Wyndham, marketing director for the annual Red Rose for Gregory...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:17 AM

The song Ms Melanin has been burning up the local airwaves for the past few weeks. The track, which features diamond-selling artiste Charly Black, is the brainchild of singer Neeqah, who, on her way to self-love, had to overcome criticism she...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:11 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Hip-hop star Lil’ Kim slayed as a blonde at The Blonds, performing her new song, Go Awff, to close the design duo’s New York Fashion Week show, inspired by Scarface and other classic gangster movies. David and...

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:10 AM

Sweet melodies and flawless harmonies echoed from the grounds of the British High Commission last Saturday as six songbirds put forward t

Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:08 AM

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Published:Friday | February 15, 2019 | 12:07 AM

Little Orphan Annie keeps getting reincarnated. She was named way back in 1885 in a poem by James Whitcomb Riley, but her current persona was only shaped in 1924 by Harold Gray for his daily comic strip in the New York Daily News. Between a...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:20 AM

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:15 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): Stevie Wonder jammed with his harmonica, John Legend crooned while playing the piano, and Ciara pranced onstage dressed like Rick James on Tuesday night at Motown Records’ 60th anniversary concert. Wonder closed out the all-...

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2019 | 12:08 AM

It may be a practice as old as time – flirting and courting a women using poetry that samples the lyrics of popular songs...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:24 AM

As Jamaica celebrates Reggae Month, and The University of the West Indies (UWI) marks the 25th anniversary of the establishment of the Reggae Studies Unit, the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS) will host the sixth Biennial Global Reggae...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:21 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Marlon James is in search of a definition. “Myths are so suffused with monsters. It makes me think of the Latin root of monsters, ‘monstrum’. What does ‘monstrum’ mean?” the novelist asks, seated...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:19 AM

Cervantes’ hero comes to life in the Bolshoi’s critically acclaimed staging of this exalting performance. With panache and sparkling technique, principal dancers Ekaterina Krysanova and SemyonChudin lead the spectacular cast of...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:19 AM

  Jessica Rothe leads the returning cast of Happy Death Day 2U, the follow-up to Blumhouse’s (Split, Get Out, The Purge series) 2017 hit film of riveting, repeating twists and comic turns. This time, our hero Tree Gelbman (Rothe)...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:18 AM

From visionary film-makers multiple Academy Award winner James Cameron (Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) comes Alita: Battle Angel, an epic adventure of hope and empowerment. When Alita awakens with no memory of who she is in a future world...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:17 AM

At the ceremony to mark the start of Reggae Month 2019, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange urged up-and-coming artistes to build on the legacy of veterans and noted that there are still lessons to be learnt from how...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:09 AM

The Sound and Pressure Foundation, an organisation that has been working since 2006 to revive downtown Kingston as a music heritage site, has undertaken a street festival, Meet Me On Beat Street, to recognise the significant role of Orange ‘...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:06 AM

A New York radio disc jock is in the middle of the imposition of a one-month ban on songs that show disrespect to members of the police force. Caught up in that hit list, compiled by Christopher ‘Dubbmaster Chris’ McDonald, a senior...

Published:Wednesday | February 13, 2019 | 12:06 AM

The year 2019 is gearing up to be a super busy one for producer and artiste Chad Simpson, aka Mr G. Already, he has hit the track running with a new one-drop rhythm, which he has been inspired to call ‘Culture Box’, and he also has a...

Published:Tuesday | February 12, 2019 | 10:26 AM

Despite ‘Big Ship Captain’ Freddie McGregor being a no-show at Sunday night’s Musical Enchantment, the annual event still managed to be

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