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The man responsible for the upcoming documentary – dancer, choreographer and educator, Johnnoy Johnson.

Shaping minds and bodies through movement, Ivy Baxter is the foremother of modern contemporary dance in Jamaica. Now, her rich history will be told in a documentary by Johnnoy Johnson. A dancer, Johnson said it was important for him to share the...
Safiyah cradles her daughter. After multiple miscarriages, she is happy to have welcomed her miracle child.

At 20 years old, dancehall artiste Safiyah was diagnosed with endometriosis and cervical insufficiency. For the 2018 Magnum Queen of Dancehall, the latter meant that a lifelong dream of having children would be virtually impossible. Her health...
This image released by Universal Pictures shows Nathalie Emmanuel (left), and Vin Diesel in a scene from ‘F9’.

LOS ANGELES (AP): Vin Diesel made a mark as the street racer patriarch in the Fast and Furious franchise, but the storyline starring his long-standing character will soon come to an end. Diesel said in an interview Thursday with The Associated...

Hitting high notes on a meticulously constructed reggae rhythm was a childhood dream for Solomon Marley-Spence, having been raised in a family of deep musical history like his own. But ask if he has found the key to harmonising a soulful tune, and...

NEW YORK (AP): Three acts who kept music alive during the global pandemic will be honoured by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) later this month. The performing rights organisation ASCAP announced Tuesday that...

The week-long party series, Mocha Fest, which was recently mired in controversy, will be back in Jamaica next year and early bookings are now open. The organisers on Monday announced May 26-31, 2022, as the dates for the Jamaica leg of the ‘The...

The Island SPACE Caribbean Museum in Plantation, Florida, has invited a few of Jamaica’s musical icons to be part of its global launch and inaugural gala fundraiser later this month. The event dubbed ‘Magic At The Museum’, which is slated for...

Coming off the heels of his new album, For the Culture, released on June 4, Italian Reggae Ambassador, Alborosie, was the first act on the couch for season four of the Harry J Live Couch Series. The virtual jam session, produced by Tara Johnson,...

They call her Mama Carmen, and all who know her are aware that she is an amazing singer who is always singing, simply for the love of it. So it is not really surprising that Carmen ‘Mama Carmen’ Farquharson, the mother of crooner Richie Stephens,...

From the vibrant streets of Kingston, Jamaica, to les ruelles animées (the busy alleys) in Paris, France, reggae music has earned its revolutionary title, and now more producers, singers and songwriters are experimenting with the original sounds of...
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