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Published:Friday | November 11, 2022 | 12:06 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Divorcees Georgia and David would do just about anything never to see each other again. At their daughter’s graduation, their only request is to be seated as far as possible from one another. The movie opens immediately, addressing their contempt...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2022 | 12:06 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Snoop Dogg is getting a big-screen biopic. Universal Pictures announced Wednesday that the studio is developing a film about Snoop Dogg’s life to be produced by the 51-year-old rapper. The film will be written by Joe Robert Cole,...

Published:Friday | November 11, 2022 | 10:21 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Following his signing with Universal Music Canada (UMC) and Tuff Gong Collective earlier this year, King Cruff officially launched his recording career under their banner with the release of the single, Samurai Chop, a song which he states "is...

Published:Thursday | November 10, 2022 | 3:27 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

God-fearing is perhaps not the first, nor the second, nor even the third adjective of choice which onlookers would use to describe Isaiah Laing, the ex-policeman and the promoter of ‘the greatest one-night reggae and dancehall show on Earth, Sting...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2022 | 1:44 PM

Dancehall Queen Spice broke her silence about her illness a short while ago in an Instagram post. Going into details, the Queen of the Dancehall told her 'Besties', as her fans are called, that she suffered a ruptured hernia and that her body went...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2022 | 12:08 AM

 Queen Ramonda (Academy Award nominee, Angela Bassett), Shuri (Letitia Wright), M’Baku (Winston Duke), Okoye (Danai Gurira) and the Dora Milaje (including...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Dancehall artiste, Baby Tash, is a big girl now, and has the degree to show it. She was one of more than 4,000 students from the Class of 2022 who were conferred with degrees, diplomas and certificates by The University of the West Indies (UWI),...

Published:Wednesday | November 9, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Music of Adoration, Praise and Thanksgiving is the theme for the National Chorale of Jamaica’s (NCOJ) November Season, as it continues to celebrate its 50th anniversary of showcasing excellence in music. The musical observance will present notable...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2022 | 12:09 AM

FERRIDAY, Louisiana (AP): Family, friends, and fans gathered Saturday to bid farewell to rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Jerry Lee Lewis at memorial services held in his north Louisiana home town. Lewis, known for hits such as Great Balls of Fire and Whole...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2022 | 12:07 AM

SIMI VALLEY, California (AP): Rihanna knew that if she were to return to the stage less than a year after giving birth to her first child, the performance would have to top anything she’d done before. “If I’m going to leave my baby, I’m going to...

Published:Tuesday | November 8, 2022 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew /Gleaner Writer

Raphael ‘Raph’ Vivet, a music producer and disc jockey from France, was always seeking to explore the sights and sounds of the world, but one culture which stood out for the creative was Jamaica’s. Raised in Tignes, a small tourist commune with a...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2022 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Tribute are pouring in for veteran Jamaican keyboardist Tyrone Downie, who rose to prominence as a member of Bob Marley and The Wailers. Downie, who was reportedly ailing, passed away last Saturday at hospital in Jamaica, his partner, Bernadine...

Published:Monday | November 7, 2022 | 12:07 AMAnthony Turner/Gleaner Writer

NY: Over the past 50 years, Jamaica has had success with locally produced movies like The Harder They Come (1972); Smile Orange (1976); Dancehall Queen (1997), Third World Cop (1999); and Shottas (2002), which, for the most part, focused on themes...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 4:09 PM

Jamaican keyboardist, Tyrone Downie, best known for his involvement as a member of Bob Marley and The Wailers, passed away on Saturday night at a hospital in Jamaica. Downie, who studied at Kingston College, and started his career while still in...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 9:42 AMMichael Reckord - Sunday Gleaner Writer

The Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS) Symphony Orchestra has had a most amazing run of good fortune. A month or so ago, guiding the members musically as she took part in their rehearsals for their next concert, was one of the world’s most...

Published:Sunday | November 6, 2022 | 12:07 AMAaliyah Cunningham - Sunday Gleaner Writer

On January 1, 2023, Grizzly’s Plantation Cove in St Ann is set to come alive for the first staging of the Intimate Jamaica Concert, which is anticipated to be a historic coming together of Jamaican music legends Buju Banton and Beres Hammond....

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2022 | 4:14 PM

LANCASTER, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Carter, the singer-rapper who began performing as a child and had hit albums starting in his teen years, was found dead Saturday at his home in Southern California. He was 34. Representatives for Carter's...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2022 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Fast-rising dancehall entertainer Skeng has relished one of the most memorable breakout years as a newcomer, and his Beast of the Era launch held at Di Lot on Constant Spring Road was expected to be the “event of the season”, but this was not to...

Published:Saturday | November 5, 2022 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Founding member of Third World band, Stephen ‘Cat’ Coore, has memories of theatre icon and pioneering broadcaster Leonie Forbes visiting his house when he was a child because she was friends with his mother, musician and broadcaster Rita Coore....

Published:Friday | November 4, 2022 | 12:14 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

The 2022 staging of Miss Jamaica World is on, and the top-13 finalists have been selected. According to the co-franchise owner, Dahlia Harris, this year promises to be an exciting show with just a few changes. “Our selection process [this year]...

Published:Friday | November 4, 2022 | 12:14 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

TVJ's newest nighttime 'dramedy', Sizzaz Kut, concluded on Monday night with enough drama to leave tongues wagging and viewers' jaws on the floor. The show takes place primarily in a beauty salon, where the main characters Dawn,...

Published:Friday | November 4, 2022 | 12:13 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

The story of Emmett Till is long overdue a cinematic treatment. The shocking and gruesome details should have been depicted on the world’s biggest screens, if only to further the mission of Mamie Till-Mobely and to bring to light the horrifying...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:13 AMMichael Reckord/Gleaner Writer

One of the highlights of October was the Miss Lou Festival in her Jamaican home community, Gordon Town. It was referred to as the inaugural festival as the organisers, the Louise Bennett Coverley Festival Committee, headed by Opal Palmer Adisa,...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:10 AM

HOUSTON (AP): Rapper Takeoff died from gunshot wounds to the head and torso following a shooting outside a private party at a downtown Houston bowling alley, the authorities announced on Wednesday. The announcement –following an autopsy by the...

Published:Thursday | November 3, 2022 | 12:10 AM

LONDON (AP): Shehan Karunatilaka wrote his Booker Prize-winning novel The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida to give voice to Sri Lanka’s dead. He hoped the ghosts of the country’s bloody past could speak to its troubled present. When the book became a...

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