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Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Zungguzungguguzunguzeng sticks out in a dancehall arena where constructed words and catch phrases are slung left, right and centre, the genre's very colourful characters putting their stamp on what was once the Queen's hallowed English....

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The Rotaract Club of Liguanea Plains (RCLP) is promising an energetic party on the seas next Sunday evening when the SS Caribbean Queen sets sail around the Kingston Harbour.The 'above-deck' party, dubbed...

Published:Monday | October 25, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Showcasing some of Jamaica's finest in the dancehall, the Arthur Guinness Celebration gave well-produced, non-stop entertainment to an audience which packed the football field and spilled into the stands of the National...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

When the finalists of the Heineken Green Synergy (HGS) Competition face off against each other at the National Indoor Sports Centre on October 29, they will be judged by perhaps two of the greatest disc jockeys...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Remembering the passion of Hill, Dube The Passion of Music and Culture, a book looking at the legacy of reggae singers Joseph Hill and Lucky Dube, has been released in Britain and the United States.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

With more mainstream presence locally and internationally in recent times, it seems the Jamaican film industry is starting to get the well-needed exposure it has been yearning.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Singer, Songwriter and activist, Janine 'Jah 9' Cunningham, has singles out like Warning and Keep Holding Down for Don Corleon.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Pioneering pop-reggae group UB40 kicks off the British leg of its Signing Off tour tomorrow with a show at the Liverpool Philharmonic.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Negative press is a heavy blow to specific entertainers and the business of entertainment in general and, in recent times, from reports about Buju Banton's cocaine trial in Miami through to Bounty Killer's arrest on yet another domestic-abuse charge, the bad news has been prominent.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Nearly a week ago The Deck on Trafalgar Road, New Kingston, was packed with merry folk of all ages as Heroes Day turned into another working day, although those who jammed on the jammed dance floor to selections from Craig Ross did not seem overly...

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Keith Richards and Justin Hinds were at vastly different ends of the musical scale when they first met in the early 1970s.

Published:Sunday | October 24, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was about a year into the recording phase of what turned out to be a regal career, but Yellowman had already had popular songs before the 1982 I'm Getting Married, among then Soldier...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

World renowned singing sensation and daughter of Jamaica, Diana King, promises a great performance to fans who come out to enjoy a special performance at the November 13 Spend an Evening...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Germany is known for a number of things: its famous highways (Autobahn) and cars; its industry and culture; its wines and, of course, its beer.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

RANTHAMBHORE NATIONAL PARK, India (AP): News photographers say bodyguards for Russell Brand assaulted them as they shot pictures of the British comedian touring a national park in India before his wedding to Katy Perry.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

BEVERLY HILLS, California (AP):Lindsay Lohan is returning to familiar territory - a criminal court to face a judge who could send her back to jail or rehab for a failed drug test.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Peter Jackson announces 'Hobbit' castLOS ANGELES (AP):Amid disputes over where The Hobbit movies will be shot, Peter Jackson and the executives behind the film have announced the cast for the anticipated two-picture tale.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP):Mel Gibson's planned cameo in The Hangover Part II has been cancelled.

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Sean Paul and Jimmy Cliff are two of the Jamaican acts scheduled to perform on next year's Raggamuffin Festival in Australia and New Zealand.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The international guitar duo of Jamaican Maurice Gordon and Italian Samuele Vivian returns to perform at Redbones on Thursday October 28.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Dancehall artiste Vybz Kartel has been nominated for Best Reggae Artiste for the 2010 Soul Train Awards.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

The annual Courtney Walsh Awards, held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel on October 20, was a fabulous affair.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

Taj Francis was born in Kingston, but has lived in Spanish Town, St Catherine, for most of his life. His parents nurtured his interest in art into a passion.

Published:Friday | October 22, 2010 | 12:00 AM

While many persons preparing for overseas travel check with a travel agent long before thinking of checking in at the departure desk, Teddy Laidley is a go-to agent of a different sort for many entertainers booked for shows outside Jamaica....

Published:Thursday | October 21, 2010 | 12:00 AM

It was a large crowd that came out to celebrate musical hero Peter Tosh on the anniversary of his 67th birthday at the University of the West Indies. The university hosted a symposium titled 'Peter Tosh - The Man...

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