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Published:Saturday | January 8, 2022 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

One thing we can surely take away from 2021 is never to underestimate the power of human contact and how one kind gesture can change lives. It also reminded us that in the midst of pain and sadness, there is always good in the world. The...

Published:Sunday | December 12, 2021 | 4:42 PMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

Reggae recording musician Rudolph ‘Garth’ Dennis, one of the founding members of Grammy Award-winning group Black Uhuru and later a member of The Wailing Souls, has died. He was 72, having celebrated a birthday on December 2. International music...

Published:Friday | December 10, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

Entrepreneur, social media influencer and radio host Chiney K is set to spend her first Christmas in Jamaica in almost two decades. And even though she is looking forward to a festive season “outside of the parties”, the thought of a Christmas in...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

Rice is much more than a vehicle for gungo peas and red kidney beans. Its boundless versatility absorbs flavours, transforming it into a delicious meal by itself or a side dish that can elevate any type of cuisine. Think beyond fried rice and go...

Published:Friday | August 20, 2021 | 12:12 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

Grammy-nominated artiste and cannabis impresario, Julian Marley, has the coolest tone. His speaking voice even sounds the same when he sings, and on songs like So High, one of Julian’s latest hits, there is a comfortable air that surrounds him. He...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

She represents a new wave of professionals within the marketing industry that guides brand communications, tethers music to culture and corporate, and help to shape the future of a generation of emerging creatives. In addition to Abigail Rowe’s...

Published:Friday | April 30, 2021 | 9:53 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

Dancehall recording artiste Chi Ching Ching makes the kind of music one can enjoy in the middle of a nightclub, stage show, street dance or even on a regular Monday morning, having a private dance party while getting ready for work. He describes...

Published:Friday | April 16, 2021 | 12:13 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

THE SOUNDS of crickets playing an all-too-familiar country nightlife concerto in Yaksta’s background sets the mood for a conversation that brings out the best in the entertainer. Adding to the natural vibrations, the friendly calls of people...

Published:Thursday | September 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer - -

When songwriter, producer and composer Paul Barclay learnt of the fast-escalating humanitarian crisis facing the displaced natives of The Bahamas ravaged by Hurricane Dorian, as well as the turmoil of his fellow Jamaicans on the islands, his mind...

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