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Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Jamaican popular music has found very fertile ground in France, to the extent that in November 2000, it was publicised that of $150 million in uncollected performing-rights fees in the European country, Jamaican artistes could be owed as high as 15 per cent.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

A special-education teacher in New York, Khalilah Rose recently quit her job to pursue music in an effort to help bring change to the world.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Maia Chung Autism and Disabilities Foundation is grabbing on to the power of music in 2012 to aid the cause of raising awareness of Autism needs in Jamaica.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

(AP):1. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Cabin Fever by Jeff Kinney (Amulet Books)2. Steve Jobs: A Biography by Walter Isaacson (Simon & Schuster)3. The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Scholastic Press)4.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With the 50th anniversary of national independence approaching, there is great joy in reminiscing about iconic aspects of Jamaican culture. Music has long pulsated through the veins of our generations with roots stemming far beyond the popular Bob Marley and Jimmy Cliff songs.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

At Tuesday's signing of the memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) and Association Reggae Sun Ska (ARSS), the calendar for Reggae Month was also publicised.

Published:Sunday | December 25, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Zipping across Kingston, dodging potholes, sitting in traffic and jumping from office to office are just a few of the things that Yendi Phillipps does because of her passion.

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Chris Martin is a busy man this festive season.

Published:Saturday | December 24, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Popular Club event Vivid concluded its season at Club Privilege on Wednesday.

Published:Friday | December 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The Palisadoes Go-Kart Track, Port Royal, will come alive tomorrow as Renaissance Disco hosts the 2011 edition of its highly anticipated All White Party.According to Renaissance's Delano Thomas, the event is about fashion and elegance....

Published:Friday | December 23, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's prime party time now....

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It's almost here folks! No, not the elections. Christmas! And persons are finding different ways to celebrate during the season....

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

The recent rush by some on the political campaign trail to parade their 'straightness' in what some see as an attempt to 'Out' others, have many saying those who live in glasshouses should refrain from throwing stones!

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

AMSTERDAM (AP):The editor of a Dutch fashion magazine has been fired after the publication used a racial slur to refer to Barbados-born Rihanna, setting off a social-media furor and prompting an outraged response from the singer...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP):The imprisoned son of actor Michael Douglas has been sentenced to spend four and a half years in prison beyond the five years he is already serving for drug offences.The sentence was announced yesterday by federal Judge Richard Berman...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

With Christmas Day just around the corner, for many patrons Daydreams gave them a nice way to kick off the Christmas season.Held on Sunday at Hope Gardens, the event saw a good turnout, good music and had a good atmosphere...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Politics and music go hand in hand...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Montego Bay, St James: The impending general election will not deter the organisers of MoBay Seafood Festival slated for December 26 at Dump-Beach in Montego Bay, as they plan an extraordinary family event that involves Tifa and Chris Martin....

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Pioneer Jamaican playwright dies at 85 - Barry Reckord, a trailblazing, internationally lauded Jamaican playwright, producer, actor and author, died on Tuesday, at 85. He spent most of his life in England...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

NEW YORK (AP): The time off from James Bond has been very good to Daniel Craig. In the three years since the release of Quantum of Solace, Craig has made his Broadway debut (A Steady Rain); starred in the World War II-era tale of Jewish rebellion...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Websites, the world over, have been paying close attention to Adele's recovery after a throat haemorrhage threatened to end her career recently. Now, those websites are saying that the throat surgery Adele was forced to undergo has also caused some...

Published:Thursday | December 22, 2011 | 12:00 AM

On the day after Christmas this year, the National Indoor Sports Centre will come alive with the sound of music; the sound of Mix Master Marvin, Renaissance Disco and the legendary...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

It has been just over a year since he decided to become a solo act, a decision many artistes end up regretting. He doesn't. Gospel Artiste Sean Lypher is not slowing down. There has been great demand for an album and the artiste...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Always working, sometimes under the radar but never off the radar, Jamaican international recording artistes, Brick and Lace, have resurfaced.After months on hiatus to regroup and diversify their musical interests, Brick and Lace are now debuting their...

Published:Wednesday | December 21, 2011 | 12:00 AM

Election fever is raging, but party people know what's best for them...

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