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Toots sings his 2020 Festival song entry, ‘Rise up Jamaicans’.

With a Tuesday, January 19 deadline looming and 4,800 of the 6,000 signatures needed to get music icon Frederick ‘Toots’ Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals in the running for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the organisers of a petition are urging...
The National Unity platform presidential candidate Bobi Wine addresses the media at his home in Magere, Uganda, last Friday. Wine, a popular singer-turned-lawmaker half the president’s age, alleges that the vote in the East African country was rigged.

While the music of reggae singer, Bobi Wine, is banned in his native Uganda and he is also not allowed to perform in the country, the artiste and politician is less concerned about that just now, as he fights for his life, while under house arrest...
Giraud was super-ecstatic to have been booked to walk the iconic Italian fashion house Dolce & Gabbana’s Spring/Summer 2021 runway show in September.

A career in law was the future Aurelie Giraud had strategically mapped out for herself and she had been diligently working towards a Master of Law in her native Martinique before fate interrupted. Statuesque and head-turningly gorgeous, Giraud’s...

With a career spanning more than two decades, multitalented dancehall veteran Delly Ranx has managed to build an enviable music catalogue. Known for songs such as What A Gyal Can Whine, Headache, Sexy Attitude and Pelpa, the entertainer has...

Autarchii (pronounced Aw-Tar-Chee), describes himself as a conscious reggae artiste whose mission is to elevate the mind of people through music. Quite focused on music as well as community service, he has a quaint way of painting the interaction...

Kelly Clarkson says people were “really mean” to her at the start of her career. The Since U Been Gone hitmaker shot to fame after winning the first season of American Idol in 2002, and has said people were rude to her at award shows because she...

Musician, songwriter, producer, you name it, this 21-year-old continues to do it for the melting pot of culture that he holds so dear to his heart: sweet Jamaica. As he gears up to bring back the magic of music on the virtual staging of Jamaica...

Tahirah Scott-Anderson comes across as quick-witted, philosophical, free-spirited and self-aware in the things she says as much as how she expresses it – whether in speaking or singing. Spending most of her time with her studies in aquatic and...

The organisers of the first fully virtual Jamaica Jazz and Blues event have announced new dates. Originally scheduled for January 28-30, with a promise to ‘Bring Back the Magic’, the three-day festival will now be held from March 4-6, 2021. COVID-...

Ugandan pop star-turned-politician Robert ‘Bobi Wine’ Kyagulanyi is scheduled to give the greatest performance of his life today, as Ugandans go to the polls to choose their president, and he is urging Jamaicans to continue showing their support...
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