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Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:08 AM

No Time to Die enters its third big week at Palace Amusement cinemas and continues to be the buzz locally and around the globe for all the right reasons – great scenes showcasing Jamaica, two British-Jamaican actress – Lashana Lynch as Nomi, the...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

Dancehall and reggae artiste D’Angel is penning a tell-all book about her life. The entertainer, who is celebrating 16 years in the music industry, wants to leave a keepsake for her fans about the highs, lows, lessons and never-before-shared...

Published:Wednesday | October 20, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Celine Dion delays opening of Vegas show due to spasms LAS VEGAS (AP): Celine Dion is delaying the opening of her new Las Vegas show due to muscle spasms that have kept her from performing. On Tuesday, a statement posted on her website said...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 4:32 PM

Reggae singer Jah Cure will remain in custody until next Monday. At that time, the suspect "will appear again in the Council Chamber, part of the Amsterdam court," the Netherlands Public Prosecution Service confirmed. The entertainer, whose real...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:06 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

Kyoka’s debut single, Hurt People, is endearing for varied reasons. At 24, she’s singing about her pessimistic perspective on love and becoming what she despises because of unhealed trauma. Her openness volumises when she says, “Smaddi check pon mi...

Published:Tuesday | October 19, 2021 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Lloyd ‘Gitsy’ Willis, the genius guitar player and producer who distinguished himself as part of the Treasure Isle group of musicians and also Sly and Robbie’s Taxi Gang, has died. His widow, Shakira Willis, told The Gleaner that he passed away...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Under the guidance of Grammy Award-winning producer Frankie Music, Deneiko Thompson has no problem with taking the long road on his journey to stardom. In a recent interview with The Gleaner, the singer-songwriter shared several goals he has set...

Published:Monday | October 18, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Dancehall entertainer Kemar Highcon is levitating after attending Verzuz’s ICONZ concert series at the Barclays Centre in New York over the weekend. The 30-year-old entertainer was a guest at the concert, which marked the return of dancehall legend...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru - Sunday Gleaner Writer

One of the concerns of award-winning, Jamaica-born film-maker Roy T. Anderson is that “our stories were not being told properly”. Always possessing a curious mind and with a goal to “give justice to our people”, Anderson has brought to life the...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

The Grace Thrillers is more than a group known for singing great gospel music; it is an institution that is this year celebrating 50 glorious years. Founder, Noel Willis, is immeasurably proud of the brand and its impact on the gospel music...

Published:Saturday | October 16, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer

Sebastian Braham considers himself a choir boy at heart. He has walked across church halls, school auditoriums and stages, even in the virtual space, singing praises as a musical minister, but now, the singer is throwing his hat into theatre. “I...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Khalia Hall, 25, was crowned Miss Jamaica World 2021 during the exciting finals of the competition held on October 9 at the Courtleigh Auditorium. She beat 14 other finalists for the title and was crowned by Miss World 1976 winner, Cindy...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Basil Watson said he is “truly honoured” after he was chosen to design the national Windrush Monument, which will stand at London Waterloo station in the United Kingdom (UK). “I’m truly honoured to be chosen to design this monument from an...

Published:Friday | October 15, 2021 | 12:07 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Of the cinematic roles that have spanned multiple decades, James Bond carries a level of prestige others lack and is at the mercy of a very possessive audience. Generations can point to the James Bond they loved, which isn’t always the one they had...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Attorney-at-law Aisha Robb, who is representing, Abihail Myrie, says that when her client feels safe, she will present herself to the police in order for them to take her name off the missing persons’ list. She notes that Myrie is “in good health...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:09 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Lashana Lynch was in stunt training when she found out she was going to play a 00 agent in the James Bond film No Time to Die. Lynch had already been cast by director Cary Joji Fukunaga and the producers, Barbara Broccoli and Michael...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:09 AM

Ray J out of hospital, feeling much better Ray J is home from the hospital and feeling much better. The One Wish hitmaker was admitted to a medical facility in Miami earlier this month, suffering from pneumonia, but he was discharged over the...

Published:Thursday | October 14, 2021 | 12:09 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Six years after her last album, Adele revealed Wednesday that her new project, 30, will be released on November 19. An initial single, Easy on Me, is coming out on Friday. The British singer, who was divorced in 2019, said in a...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 1:33 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

Attorney-at-law Maurice McCurdy this morning emphasised that he was retained by Lorna Strachan and Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie to act in a matter pertaining to their daughter, Abihail Myrie. McCurdy, who informed the media and the police on Tuesday...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:59 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Rapper Cardi B brought dancehall to LA on Monday, and it was certainly festive, with the event channelling a vibe that mimicked Uptown Mondays meet Weddy Weddy Wednesdays. The WAP singer last week announced that she was hosting a dancehall-theme...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

The Miss Jamaica World beauty pageant made its grand return in 2021 after a one-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, and last Saturday, Khalia Hall, Miss General Food Supermarket, sashayed away with the crown at the grand coronation show,...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:08 AM

The Addams Family 2 An extraordinary vacation Everyone’s favourite spooky family is back in the animated comedy sequel, The Addams Family 2. In this all-new movie, we find Morticia and Gomez distraught that their children are growing up,...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Ups and Downs is the newest release from ‘roots percussionist’ Hector Lewis, and it tells a relatable story. Lewis tags it “one of those upliftment songs which comes from a place of being down”, and he is delighted that he was able to team up with...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 10:11 PM

LOS ANGELES ( AP ): Rapper Tyga was arrested in a felony domestic violence investigation Tuesday, authorities said. Tyga, 31, whose legal name is Michael Stevenson, was booked after a Tuesday incident in Hollywood, Los Angeles police said. He...

Published:Tuesday | October 12, 2021 | 6:47 PMYasmine Peru/Gleaner Writer -

Maurice McCurdy, the attorney-at-law for Abihail Myrie, the 21-year-old daughter of veteran dancehall artiste, Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie, is assuring the public that she is not missing as is being reported in the media...

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