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Published:Wednesday | March 25, 2015 | 10:20 AMDavina Henry

The self-proclaimed 'reggae ambassador of Indonesia', Ras Muhamad, says fans are in for a treat when he performs at the third staging of the Earth Hour Acoustic Concert this Saturday.Earth Hour is the single, largest, symbolic mass participation...

Published:Monday | March 23, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Platinum-selling deejay Busy Signal will launch his Busy (2020) Helping Hands Foundation on April 2. The organisation's objective is to implement sustainable programmes that will improve health, education and the standard of living for persons in St...

Published:Thursday | March 12, 2015 | 8:05 PMDavina Henry

Reggae artiste Alpha Rowen speaks about male emotions - which is not a commonplace topic in Jamaican popular music - in one of his latest singles, Man Feelings.Confirming that the song comes partially from personal experience, Alpha Rowen told The...

Published:Sunday | March 15, 2015 | 4:49 PMDavina Henry

On Saturday night long lines of traffic at Jamaica College (JC) on Old Hope Road, St Andrew, and disgruntled fans unable to purchase tickets at the venue were telling signs that the Kingston stop of Chronixx's Capture Land Jamaica Tour Part 1 would...

Published:Thursday | March 5, 2015 | 7:14 PMDavina Henry

Forty-three years after playing the role of Ivanhoe 'Rhygin' Martin, in the iconic Jamaican crime film, The Harder They Come, legendary reggae artiste, Jimmy Cliff, is set to reprise the role in the upcoming sequel. The film, famous for its reggae...

Published:Friday | February 27, 2015 | 2:17 PMDavina Henry

The entertainment revolution has begun - courtesy of Flow. Over the last decade, the growth of satellite service and the birth of HDTV have left their mark on the television landscape. Now, a new delivery method threatens to shake things up even more...

Published:Friday | February 20, 2015 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Amid continuous cancellations of shows for several of dancehall and reggae's top international acts, J-FLAG's (The Jamaica Forum of Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays) executive director, Dane Lewis, is inviting reggae and dancehall artistes and their...

Published:Monday | February 16, 2015 | 1:33 PMDavina Henry

After years of advocating, dancer and choreographer Maria Hitchins has seen her dream of an accredited dancehall course come to fruition.Hitchins', 'Jamaican Popular Street Dance Culture in the New Millennium' course was added to the curriculum in...

Published:Thursday | February 5, 2015 | 12:32 PMDavina Henry

Recording artiste Omi, who burst on the scene in 2012 with his hot single Cheerleader, is now reaping the fruits of his labour. The remix of his song, which features Felix Jaehn, was certified four times platinum by the Swedish National Record...

Published:Thursday | February 5, 2015 | 2:58 PMDavina Henry

On their numerous tours, The Wailers have performed to millions of people worldwide. The band's nucleus formed in 1969 when Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer and Peter Tosh recruited the Barrett brothers to play on Trench Town Rock and Lively Up Yourself.

Published:Friday | January 16, 2015 | 2:45 PMDavina Henry

While several vocalists are shying away from releasing full-length albums, choosing instead to focus on extended-play projects, there are

Published:Sunday | December 28, 2014 | 12:17 PMDavina Henry

Though he describes his music as more of a progression and less of a transition, Prodigal Son aka Prodi VOP's hard work is certainly payi

Published:Tuesday | December 23, 2014 | 5:29 PMDavina Henry

Though she is fairly new on the deejaying scene, UK-born Janette Armstrong, who goes by the name Hot Lipz, is making her mark as a select

Published:Sunday | December 21, 2014 | 4:50 PMDavina Henry

Traffic congestion on the road to the venue hinted that the Major Lazer concert on Saturday night would be full.

Published:Monday | December 8, 2014 | 12:50 PMDavina Henry

COJO 20 years strong

Published:Monday | December 8, 2014 | 1:04 PMDavina Henry

They have been on the musical scene for quite some time and now, the dynamic quartet, No-Maddz, have teamed up with the legendary duo of

Published:Friday | November 14, 2014 | 3:57 PMDavina Henry

Though fairly new on the music scene, singer Renée ‘RR’ Reid, is already carving out her own niche and making a name for herself.

Published:Tuesday | October 28, 2014 | 3:33 PMDavina Henry

Tucked away in Stony Hill is a delectable paradise like no other.

Published:Sunday | October 26, 2014 | 12:00 AMDavina Henry

Published:Monday | October 20, 2014 | 7:24 PMDavina Henry

Two of Jamaica's most accomplished music producers are to receive Musgrave medals from the Institute of Jamaica (IOJ) today.

Published:Friday | September 12, 2014 | 12:07 PMDavina Henry

Reggae music goes 'On Tour'

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