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Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica-centred books and movies about music are nothing rare.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Created to teach people the art of being a disc jock, Xmix DJ Academy offers classes to persons who want to learn the art or already have experience in the area.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With a smile always pasted on his face, it's hard to imagine that Kurfew Band's jovial leader and keyboardist Andrae 'Carlos' Marsh is in the midst of a fight with cancer.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With its singalong rhymes and upbeat tales, Rastamouse is like many other children's television shows - except this one has sparked a bitter row about racism.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On Wednesday, April 22, 2009, Buju Banton launched his Rasta Got Soul album at the University of the West Indies, Mona campus.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

While Buju Banton's Til Shiloh album is noted for its content of a spiritual nature (although it also contains the ode to the champion woman), spirituality in the deejay's music did not start with the 1995 set.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Upcoming female reggae act, Aria Morgan, is busy working on her debut album Fulltime Love, which is to be completed for release this summer.

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Pioneer sound system man Cyril Henry 'Count C' Braithwaite, died on January 26 at the Kingston Public Hospital from complications of pneumonia. He was 85 years old

Published:Sunday | February 27, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The annual Fi Wi Sinting cultural festival, which also featured African exhibits and displays, local food, and clothing, was from all indication, a huge success.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Judy Mowatt will be one of the headline acts at what is expected to be a massive gospel event tomorrow.

Published:Saturday | February 26, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Third World Music Group and VP Records recently joined forces to distribute the hard copy of Third World's 23rd album, Patriots.

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

You see them seated throughout the lively sessions at the Conference Centre daily but theatrics aside, how do they really look? ...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

There is precious little by way of surprises on well-established dub poet Malachi Smith's Hail to Jamaica. However, as in all things, context is crucial to understanding the 18-track set's predictability...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Many promoters start an event with the goal of longevity in mind. Some manage to reach that goal, while others fail miserably. Follow Di Arrow is one of those events that have managed to live on throughout the years...

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Queen of attitude, Marion Hall, more famously known as Lady Saw, joins the string of hot female acts who have appeared at Studio 38 since the start of 2011.A few weeks ago, Tanya Stephens delivered a stellar performance before a packed house.

Published:Friday | February 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Third Europe trip for 'Gully Gad'Mavado, along with Gully Squad's Chase Cross and Stacious, is fresh from a packed European tour, doing eight shows in eight days across five different countries.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In its second outing in three years, The Joseph Current Show turned in a strong showing at the Jonkanoo Lounge, Wyndham hotel, New Kingston, on Saturday.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The social-scene calendar seems to be getting crowded and our photographers have been keeping up with the pace.

Published:Thursday | February 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

An event that grew out of 'Negro History Week' and the brainchild of noted historian Carter G.Woodson and other prominent African Americans, Black History Month has become, over the years, a celebration Jamaican society sometimes acknowledges...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The polo match in the west on Sunday was the perfect place for parents to bond with the little ones, and Juliet Moss-Solomon opened House of Bags in a spanking new location...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Point to note before reading the December 2010 issue of 'Caribbean Journal Quarterly' (CQ), which focuses on 'Pioneering Icons of Jamaican Popular Music, Pt II'. Icon does not automatically equate to being popular....

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

As the demand for comedy increases, Unexpected Projexz will be hosting its annually held 'Mi Nah Laugh' comedy show on Sunday at the Courtleigh Auditorium, New Kingston...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

This year's Best Dressed Fun In The Son free concert is slated to rock the Kingston and St Andrew area with non-stop musical excitement from Thursday, March 17-Saturday, March 19.Best Dressed Fun In The Son, constructed as a Spring Break alternative...

Published:Wednesday | February 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A 'Jollywood' scriptwriter could not have conceived a more involved tale with nail-biting developments and a particularly emotion-laden climax.Reggae artiste - a Rastafarian at that - wins the coveted Grammy on a Sunday and is convicted of drug charges on a Tuesday.

Published:Tuesday | February 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae artiste Singing Melody is promoting his new single Wi Set Di Trend with an official video, scheduled to be shot during the first week of March. The new video, to be directed by Karl Durrant, will mark the first for Melody...

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