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Stories by Sade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Published:Sunday | January 23, 2022 | 12:11 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

In 1999, producer Anastas ‘Pupa Nas-T’ Hackett got tingles while making Work, recorded by soca star Denise Belfon. He associates the feeling with a sure hit song, which he said he felt when he heard Shenseea’s Lick, which samples the track. Lick...

Published:Sunday | January 16, 2022 | 12:08 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Dancehall veteran Yellowman is gearing up to kickstart the third leg of his ‘No More War’ tour across the United States. The tour is scheduled to commence in March and will again see the deejay being on the road with his daughter singer, K’Reema,...

Published:Sunday | December 26, 2021 | 12:11 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

“Man, I don’t know how you make it without God, seriously,” a beaming Pastor Sara Cowan-Conner told The Sunday Gleaner. She was talking about her dad, esteemed producer and musician Tommy Cowan, beating physical illness twice in the ‘90s and giving...

Published:Friday | December 17, 2021 | 7:26 PMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Dancehall artiste Spice has been making her début on various international platforms this year like The Wendy Williams Show, and Jimmy Kimmel Live with her Go Down Deh hit with Sean Paul and Shaggy. As the year culminates, she's done it again,...

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2021 | 12:10 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Be mindful of the things you repeat – it’s the takeaway singer Nadine Sutherland wants people to get from a chapter in her story that involved false and hurtful rumours that she was a drug addict. The soulful performer, who had risen to prominence...

Published:Sunday | November 21, 2021 | 12:10 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Amanda Torrington doesn’t merely sew. The Swiss-born designer speaks the language of fabric and interweaves cultures and the splendour of life through her fashion brand Deluxe Couture. Jamaican culture is the muse for her current Jamaican-made,...

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2021 | 12:09 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

The misty haze of Holywell surrounds soul singer SHEENWRKS as he belts falsettos for his Afroed lady love in the music video for his latest release, Magic. The track, produced by Noden (Mixtapesoul), tells the heart-tugging tale of being...

Published:Sunday | October 31, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Veteran singer Errol Dunkley describes his Kool Runnings album as one of the best he’s ever done, but he’s been having a hard time finding distributors for the 12-track set. The project premiered in December with a mix of original and cover songs,...

Published:Saturday | October 23, 2021 | 12:09 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Veteran singer and producer Anthony Red Rose is always observing the changes in the local musical landscape. While he embraces evolution, the seeming decline in music from singers concerned him, which sparked his upcoming album, Singer’s Anthem....

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:11 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

It’s impossible to talk about Jamaicans who have transformed the YouTube space without mentioning Antony ‘FamousSoSick’ Sewell. The content creator formed part of the iconic YouTube ensemble featuring Andrew Trabass, Pink, Nice, Killawalk, Sanka,...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:10 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

Dub creative Everaldo ‘Evie Pukupoo’ Creary is like a walking Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry encyclopaedia. His voice intonates with delight as he reminisces on his experiences with the bewitching Perry and how the dub inventor altered the course of music...

Published:Saturday | October 2, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner - Staff Reporter

He’s Jamaican and she’s Italian, but together, Chad and Amanda Torrington are a couple using their talents to help the less fortunate beyond their countries of birth. Popularly known as dancer Global Bob, Chad raised ₹33,000/US$447 for India’s...

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