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Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For one generation of music consumers the duo Steely and Clevie is associated strictly with the bare bones drum and bass-heavy rhythms of dancehall.

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts recently celebrated Black History Month through the staging of 'From Museum Pieces to Colour Museum', a collection of cultural pieces in dance, music, drama...

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

PEMBROKE PINES, Florida, USA: It's hard for Willie Stewart to keep still. Not while he's talking about his greatest thrill.

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Having danced their way into the dancehall kingdom through the Red Label International Dancehall Queen competition, the queens are putting their crowns to good use through the 'We Submit Our Crowns' praise dance evangelism charity project.

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Having won Jamaica's Battle of the Bands two months ago, the Dubtonic Kru is scheduled to leave this week for Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia where they will participate in the competition's global final.

Published:Sunday | February 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Section three of The National Honours and Awards Act (1969) states that "there shall be six societies of honour, namely - the Order of National Hero; the Order of the Nation; the Order of Excellence; the Order of Merit; the Order of Jamaica and the...

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Fast-rising reggae singer Andy Livingston is very happy with the progress of his career. The baritone singer, who scored his first number-one single last year with the song titled My Promise, is currently busy in the studio working on several soon-to-be-released projects.

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae star I-Octane energised the hardcore grassroots dancehall audiences in the United States with a trio of high-energy performances in frigid, wintry conditions in the Tri-State Area earlier this month.

Published:Saturday | February 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Though the daunting prospect of a lengthy prison sentence hung over his head for most of 2010, Buju Banton still found time to direct the final phase of Before The Dawn, which won the Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album last Sunday.

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Here are our final fashion picks from Sunday's Grammy Awards, as well as another look at the New York Fashion Week ...

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

International reggae artiste Duane Stephenson and noted record producer Handel Tucker have teamed up to do the song A Better Tomorrow.

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

If a promoter is hosting a party for the first time, there are sure to be a few problems along the way. The glitches may be so tricky that they get in the way of delivering the intended quality event to patrons...

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Digicel has announced that it will be streaming Bacchanal's opening night live to its Digicel Jamaica Facebook page as well as to Jamaicansmusic.com.According to Shelly-Ann Curran, senior sponsorship manager at Digicel...

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Wayne 'Joseph Current' Thomas says the late Gregory Isaacs, whose African Museum studio and shop he managed up to 2005 after returning to Jamaica in 2000, called him a different name for each role."If him say 'Jubbie' him...

Published:Friday | February 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Tami Chynn and her singer-songwriter sibling, Tessanne, will perform live at Studio 38 tonight.The Pulse Fashion Fix, featuring the last nine contestants standing in the current Pulse Model Search Petite Reality TV show, will also be presented.

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

If it's beautiful people and fabulous parties, the paper to find them is The Gleaner...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: A 'Lifetime Achievement Award' to veteran cabaret star Errol 'ET' Webster will be one of the highlights when Linkz96FM presents its third annual Linkz96FM awards show on Friday at The Jungle Nightclub in Negril,...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Richard 'Richie B' Burgess, chairman and founder of the Excellence in Music and Entertainment (EME) Awards, and CEO of Jamaicansmusic.com, Alex Morrissey, recently announced that the glitzy red-carpet awards ceremony will be streamed live...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

When his long-time publisher played some rhythm tracks for him early last year and asked if he would add a bit of jazz to them, veteran saxophonist Tony Greene immediately took up the offer. Produced by Danny Breakenridge, the project was completed in less than one month...

Published:Thursday | February 17, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae/dancehall music has never been short of journeymen.These artistes may not have many hit songs but they keep plugging away, confident the big time is just around the corner.

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The rich sounds of gospel music and family activities will grace the venue of the ninth staging of the Best Dressed Fun in the Son Gospel Festival.Hosted under the theme 'Kingdom Come', the highly anticipated calendar celebration will take place...

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

After splendid performances from Judy Emanuel, Courtney Fadlin, Touch of Elegance, Karen Smith and the show's headline act Jenieve and Robert Bailey, the words pure excellence...

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Ahead of the 2011 Rototom Sunsplash in Benicassim, Spain, from August 18 to 27, the organisers are culling Uruguay and Argentina in a reggae contest for talent to perform on the long-standing festival. This year's edition is Rototom's second in Spain...

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

WESTERN BUREAU::His teachers, friends and acquaintances told him he wasn't going to become a singer, and he proved them wrong.Last Saturday night, the 2003 winner of...

Published:Wednesday | February 16, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Reggae crooner Gramps Morgan was one of several acts from the reggae fraternity who offered congratulatory messages to cultural icon Buju Banton for his well-deserved Grammy Award for Best Reggae Album."Congrats my brother...

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