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Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For close to a decade, South Florida singer Kehv shared the spotlight as a member of vocal group LED.Two years after going solo, he has come up with Simply Kehv, his debut album which was recently released.

Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

For DMajor, it's been a long time coming. It's been a year since he recorded Formula, a song that had been getting a lot of positive feedback, but remained in the vault at Scikron/Big Yard until now.

Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Brandon Allwood tells The Gleaner, "I was born and raised in Kingston and went to Vaz Preparatory School and Kingston College. My interests have always been eclectic and varied. Outside of communications, I'm heavily involved with child rights and youth advocacy...

Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The dancehall writing - Gaza, Gully Gad, Big up Marley & Tosh, Bounty, Beenie, Buju - was on the zinc fence set up in the Grand Jamaica Suite, The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, on Tuesday evening, and matters of media regulation on Education Minister...

Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Heineken Good Times, Jamaica's premier old-hits party, puts a practical spin to the concept of partying with a purpose and continues to so with admirable consistency.For more than a decade, the brand has delivered quality entertainment and has delivered...

Published:Friday | November 5, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There are many points of view - or points to view from - in a dancehall setting. There is the centre of the dance, where the hip and hype hold sway; just outside that core where the onlookers gather; on the perimeter are the cool...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Patrick Brown's Vibes is a brilliant, comedic, drama-filled clash of contrasting personalities all on one stage.An excellent cast of actors, Steve Early (Glen Campbell), Valerie Early (Noelle Kerr), Dimples (Camille Davis)...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Anyone familiar with British disc jockey/sound system operator David Rodigan knows nothing excites him more than rocking a dancehall with hardcore reggae beats.

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was a disappointing turnout for 'Songs of Praise', a fundraising gospel concert staged at the Merl Grove High School's Karram Speid Auditorium on Constant Spring Road, last Saturday.

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Western Bureau: After over a decade in the music industry, the lyrically witty and charismatic Tanya Stephens remains a relevant fixture in the business. even as the music evolves, her message can never be denied...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Seven years ago, Colin Llewellyn fulfilled the long-time ambition to become a recording artiste by cutting his first songs.They never saw the light of day...

Published:Thursday | November 4, 2010 | 12:00 AM

There's a new British honorary consul down in the Second City...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Chris Martin left Jamaica last Thursday for Germany, as he embarks on the largest tour of his career. Martin is set to perform in Norway, Finland and Germany, before taking a major tour with German reggae star Gentleman.

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Not much has been heard from Andrew Chin since his second performance in the 2006 Digicel Rising Stars competition where he finished in the top 10. But it seems there is renewed interest in his musical career after his appearance in RiseUp....

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Author and event turned a new page on Sunday night, as Marie Scully presented her first poetry collection, Moods and Attitudes, at October's Seh Sup'm, which was hosting its first book launch. It was a night when there was also...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dancehall style singing is a dying art - literally, what with this year's death of Sugar Minott and the virtual disappearance of sound systems, which rely on a crew of entertainers to deliver the bulk of the night's musical fare...

Published:Wednesday | November 3, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The open space at the HouseBoat Grill in Montego Bay encouraged discussions among from left: Denise, Harold and Sue Williams.Gladstone Taylor/PhotographerBelow: Ian Wong of Pure Country gives a listening ear to Stephanie Scott, the woman who revs the...

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Janet Silvera's grand motorbike arrival could not be topped but Trisha Thompson had more than a few tricks up her sleeve when 'Women at the Controls' dominated things at Studio 38 on Saturday night.....

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

"It was quite an adventure," Barbara Blake Hannah - the first black television journalist to appear on Thames TV, BBC-TV and Channel 4 - recalled of her migration to England in the '60s. "We went over there as bright-eyed innocents, we were bold and brassy."...

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Jamaica Cultural Enterprises will start off with culture- and history based tours in Kingston, with North Coast and Miss Lou tours in the making, but at Saturday's official launch, the art was brought to those who gathered at Grosvenor Galleries...

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Saturday night's Women at the Control event at Studio 38 proved to be entertaining, as playful banter between female disc jockeys reached boiling point, a lively crowd adding to the fun....

Published:Tuesday | November 2, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The second staging of the One Love Reggae Concert Winter Series begins today with roots singer Jah Cure performing at the Negril Escape property.The series of 25 shows is scheduled to run until April 19 with Tony Rebel...

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEIJING (AP): Alexandria Mills, a soft-spoken 18-year-old from Louisville, was named the winner in Saturday night's contest in southern China.

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Gleaner publication, Hospitality Jamaica, is six years old and Miss Hospitality herself celebrated last week in the tourist capital with supporters of the product and friends.

Published:Monday | November 1, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While Buju Banton's legal fate literally hangs in the balance, exactly at the fulcrum of an evenly split Florida jury which leaves the 'Gargamel' heading towards retrial on cocaine charges, one thing is certain: Acquitted...

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