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Stories by Yasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Tuesday | September 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

In true Marley style, Ziggy, the eldest son of reggae icon Bob Marley, has established himself as an entrepreneur, delving not only into writing and producing music, but also into the book, fashion, and pet-care industry. Marley, who has stated...

Published:Wednesday | August 25, 2021 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

Six months after the passing of legendary toaster Ewart ‘U-Roy’ Beckford, his partner of more than 41 years, Marcia Smikle, has died. The 65-year-old Smikle succumbed to her illness last Sunday while a patient at the University Hospital of the West...

Published:Tuesday | February 11, 2020 | 12:19 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

Dressed in a canary yellow outfit, topped with a black cap, reggae legend Jimmy Cliff totally ignored the stage and, instead, stood directly in front of the first row to deliver his intimate, but too-short set at the Stella Maris auditorium on...

Published:Thursday | March 28, 2019 | 12:00 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

A five-day exhibition of the works of late cultural practitioner Aston Cooke was mounted on Monday at the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre on Hope Road, St Andrew. Spearheaded by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), of which he was a...

Published:Friday | March 22, 2019 | 12:20 AMYasmine Peru/ - Senior Gleaner Writer

Reggae artiste Anthony B is so excited about his latest project that he is doing somersaults. The fire-chanting Rastafarian singer has written a book, and it has nothing to do with Rasta, reggae, roots or weed. It’s all about romance. In fact, this...

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