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Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Back in 1988, deejay Lady G broke through with the song Nuff Respect, in which she demanded acceptance even though she was a woman from the ghetto. More than 20 years later, the feisty entertainer finds herself in pretty much the same situation.

Published:Sunday | October 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In 1995, when he recorded Hotter Than July, deejay Xcaliba believed he had finally scored a winner. Sixteen years later, he feels the same way about the song which features singer Junior Muffin.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zimbabweans set aside their disappointment in the absence of the Godfather of Jamaican soul music, Beres Hammond, last Saturday at Glamis Arena, Harare, Zimbabwe, when Fantan Mojah gave possibly his best and longest performance to date.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The children of Flankers, Montego Bay, gather in front of the main stage during a fun day hosted by the University of the West Indies Mona-West Jamaica Campus, which was held on a playing field in the community on Monday.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The documentary Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey opens this week, about every toddler's favourite red monster and the man who brings him to life, Kevin Clash.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Michael Jackson was so heavily drugged in the hours before his death that he would have been incapable of self-administering the massive dose of propofol that killed him, a medical expert testified on Thursday at the trial of Jackson's doctor.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Not since penning songs for Marcia Griffiths 20 years ago has Keith 'Bob Andy' Anderson written a full original song for another artiste. The legendary reggae singer/ songwriter met Dominican opera singer marie-claire in Jamaica last year. He told her on the night they met he would write her a song.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Singer Leba Hibbert is quite upbeat about her recent performance on her father Toots Hibbert's recent tour of Europe and the United States.

Published:Saturday | October 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

At 24 years old, Peter Wright is intent on raising the bar of musical excellence with creativity and diversity through an unlikely vessel, hip hop.

Published:Friday | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's been a party-filled week, and we have the details. ...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Between Friends, a sexually charged feature film about Caribbean lives and loves, will soon hit the cinemas. Written, directed and produced by M. Omari Jackson, who is of Trinidadian and Jamaican heritage, the film has already captured the attention...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Already established as one of the most highly attended annual parties at UWI, Mask A Raid promises to deliver another mind-blowing experience to its loyal followers tonight.The party is staged by the Aston Preston Hall...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Yolande Rattray-Wright is proud to claim many firsts in Jamaican entertainment. Among them are the Celebrity Walkathon, all-female concert format and all-black male model/exotic dancers events...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The New York-based Braata Folk Singers, under the artistic direction of Jamaica-born actor, singer and producer Andrew Clarke, has scored the biggest success of their two-year existence with Wheel An' Come Again - their 2011 concert season....

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Not About Eve is the title of the provocative play, being staged by the University Players, the award-winning resident theatre company of the Philip Sherlock Centre for the Creative Arts (PSCCA).

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Check out Flair's 27th anniversary party, 'FLAIRTATIOUS' at the Guardsman Group headquarters on Saturday night and support Mary's Child, a home for pregnant teens...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

United States-based reggae/R&B artiste, KC Jockey, seeks to empower women in his recent single Girl You're Free. The artiste encourages women to distance themselves from abusive relationships which, he says, can be either physical or verbal....

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Dancehall artiste Gyptian climbed international and local charts with Hold Yuh last year, but this year he has secured a spot among the top 10 competing to become MTV Iggy's Best New Band In The World. Gyptian, whose song was...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2011 | 12:00 AM

KINGSTON, (JIS): Jack of all trades and master of many fits the description of George Carter, who was honoured for his outstanding service to both theatre and the Credit Union Movement...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

In strengthening the intercultural relationship between Jamaica and France, the Alliance Française de la Jamaïque will introduce the public to Grammy Award-winning artiste Dobet Gnahoré...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The round of farewell parties for the outgoing European Union ambassador continues and we have more from the long weekend's activities...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

More exceptional artistes have been added to the line-up of the Bob Andy Unplugged concert, which is slated to take place next week Friday night at the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium on the grounds of Jamaica College.Among them are Freddie McGregor, known...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Four members of the famous reggae band UB40 have been officially made bankrupt, the website www.debtmanagementtoday.co.uk revealed on Monday.According to the website, while the Birmingham-based band sold...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Colourful and creative. Energetic and euphonious. Those are some of the adjectives that could aptly describe the 38-year-old Cari-folk Singers' 2011 concert season held at The Little Theatre over the weekend...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The annual ceremony of investiture and presentation of national honours and awards is always an occasion for looking glamorous, and yesterday was no exception....

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