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Published:Saturday | October 22, 2022 | 12:07 AM

Album: Midnights Artiste: Taylor Swift Label: Republic Records “All of me changed like midnight,” Taylor Swift confesses halfway through her latest album, the aptly named and moody Midnights. It’s a moment on the electric Midnight Rain that...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:06 AM

Veteran singer Bitty McLean has covered Bob Andy’s 1968 hit Let Them Say, and this will be the first single to be released from a tribute album titled We Remember Bob Andy. A release from VP Records stated that the project, which features 15...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:06 AM

The Queens Of Reggae Islands Honorary Ceremonies (QORIHC), scheduled for October 23 at Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston, has been postponed. In making the announcement, Laurell Nurse, founder and chief organiser of the event, said that inadequate...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:06 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Sometimes, you’re just in the wrong place at the wrong time. Dr Rose Cotter was simply going about her day, when a new patient presented in the throes of what seemed to be a psychotic episode. She describes hallucinations, faces of ordinary people...

Published:Friday | October 21, 2022 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Even as Kareem ‘Remus’ Burrell navigates the ins and outs of the music industry and secures his place as a producer of merit, he is not afraid to wholeheartedly embrace the great legacy of his late father, Phillip ‘Fatis’ Burrell. He continues to...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2022 | 12:08 AM

SANTA ANA, Calif (AP): A self-described family man with a distinctive back tattoo felt humiliated after Cardi B allegedly misused his likeness for her sexually suggestive mixtape cover art, his lawyer said during opening arguments Tuesday. Kevin...

Published:Thursday | October 20, 2022 | 12:07 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

In March of this year, the now Prince and Princess of Wales, Prince William and his wife Kate, took a tour of Culture Yard, the former home-turned-historical site of reggae legend Bob Marley in Trench Town. On Tuesday, tour manager and chief tour...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 12:10 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

On National Heroes Day, Rastafarian reggae artiste Sizzla, dressed in a smart, well-fitting three-piece suit, came with a repatriation and reparation message to present to Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie, the grandson of Emperor Haile Selassie I....

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 12:09 AM

Based on the best-selling book series by Bernard Waber, Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile is a live-action/CGI musical comedy that brings this beloved character to a new, global audience. When the Primm family (Constance Wu, Scoot McNairy, Winslow Fegley)...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 12:08 AM

LONDON (AP): Writer Shehan Karunatilaka won the prestigious Booker Prize for fiction on Monday for The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida, a satirical “afterlife noir” set during Sri Lanka’s brutal civil war. Karunatilaka, one of Sri Lanka’s leading...

Published:Wednesday | October 19, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Album: Only Built for Infinity Links Artistes: Quavo and Takeoff Label: Quality Control Music The nephew-uncle duo, Takeoff and Quavo, have joined forces in their debut as a duo. While there have been whisperings of the Atlanta rap trio...

Published:Tuesday | October 18, 2022 | 10:28 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

It was definitely a case of ‘better a little late than never’ for Emmy Award-winning actress Sheryl Lee Ralph on Heroes Day, when she showed up at King’s House to be officially conferred with the Order of Jamaica (OJ), a title which now gives her...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2022 | 11:22 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The members of K-pop band BTS will serve their mandatory military duties under South Korean law, their management company said Monday, effectively ending a debate on whether they should be granted exemptions because...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2022 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

When Dr Ephraim Martin, president of Martin’s International, founder of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) executive producer of the Chicago Music Awards and chair of the Chicago-based Black Heroes Matter coalition, steps up...

Published:Monday | October 17, 2022 | 12:07 AMAnthony Turner/Gleaner Writer

NY: Award-winning broadcaster, Kirk ‘Captain Kirk’ Nelson, of 107.9 FM in South Florida is among a growing list of Jamaican media practitioners in the diaspora who have voiced strong support for the recent ban by the Broadcasting Commission of...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Angela Lansbury’s 75-year career included beloved musicals on stage, iron-fisted matriarchs on film, singing the theme song for the animated movie Beauty and the Beast, being made a Dame by Queen Elizabeth II and the creation of one...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru - Sunday Gleaner Writer

V. Rocket International has the distinction of being “the only sound that goes to the moon”, so it’s only right that the legendary sound system, which was started in the UK in 1964, should have its own documentary chronicling its supersonic journey...

Published:Sunday | October 16, 2022 | 12:06 AMChristopher Serju - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Twelve years after he succumbed to lung cancer at the age of 60 while in London, a book about the life of international recording artiste and songwriter Gregory ‘Cool Ruler’ Isaacs is in the making and should hit the shelves by January 2023....

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 8:25 PM

Dancehall artiste Shaneil Muir collapsed today in her home city of Montego Bay while at the A...

Published:Saturday | October 15, 2022 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

LowLow Records principal and multi-instrumentalist Thilo ‘TEKA’ Jacks is on a high, having been able to connect long-time collaborator, reggae artiste Cali P and Germany-born rapper JuJu Rogers on a revolutionary single. “It was an honour to have...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 3:44 PM

LONDON ( AP ): Robbie Coltrane, the baby-faced comedian and character actor whose hundreds of roles included a crime-solving psychologist on the TV series Cracker and the gentle half-giant Hagrid in the Harry Potter movies, has died. He was 72...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): JPMorgan Chase and Kanye West are ending their business relationship, as the hip-hop star remains embroiled in controversy over his recent antisemitic comments. The letter ending West’s relationship with JPMorgan was tweeted...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:06 AM

California (AP): Netflix next month will unveil the first version of its video streaming service with ads, giving cost-conscious viewers a chance to watch most of its shows at a steep discount in exchange for putting up with commercial...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Stating that “a systemic failure has occurred”, executive director of the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica (BCJ), Cordell Green, is of the opinion that the gatekeepers for radio and television should be embarrassed that the regulatory body has...

Published:Friday | October 14, 2022 | 12:06 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Actor Cuba Gooding Jr resolved his New York City forcible touching case on Thursday with a guilty plea to a lesser charge and no jail time after complying with the terms of a conditional plea agreement reached in April. Prosecutor...

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