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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...

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

Here are some snapshots from last weekend's parties and social events...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chris Martin jetted out on Thursday to the United States where he performed in several cities. The singer, who late last year embarked on a 22-city tour of Europe with German reggae...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Roots-Reggae singer Etana has a full schedule ahead of her as 2011 is shaping up to be a year that she will spend on the road. The Roots singer jetted off for a tour of the United States last weekend and has upcoming tours ...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With a lofty fund-raising target, the Jamaica Cancer Society (JCS) and Medical Association of Jamaica (MAJ) are hoping that Doctors and Friends Onstage For Cancer will be a successful event. Speaking at the launch of the event Friday morning at the Courtleigh Hotel...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The North coast will get a rare glimpse of Reggae Super Star Beres Hammond today. Hammond, who rarely performs outside of high-profile events, will be making an appearance on season two of a series in Negril known as the One Love Reggae Concert....

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

For those who were in attendance on Wednesday for the viewing of 'Revolution', the second of a four-part documentary series titled Africans in America, hosted by the United...

Published:Tuesday | February 15, 2011 | 12:00 AM

United States Ambassador Pamela Bridgewater got a special Valentine's Day surprise from her husband, the Reverend Russell Awkard, at Café Da Vinci, Market Place...

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