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Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP): She was an unsuspecting radio station intern in 2003 when she pursued what she thought would be a career-making interview with an R...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 12:07 AM

NEW YORK (AP): As the rogue robber of drug dealers Omar Little on The Wire, actor Michael K Williams created one of the most beloved and enduring characters in a prime era of television. Williams was found dead Monday afternoon by family members in...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

The next Miss Miami Broward Carnival will be crowned in a week at the Miramar Cultural Center for the Performing Arts in Florida. Caribbean women from across the state are competing for scholarships and other prizes, but most importantly, the title...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:07 AM

Raven-Symone has insisted that there was “no need” to make her Raven’s Home character a lesbian. The 35-year-old comedy actress reprised her role of Raven Baxter for the series in 2017, and she admitted she had “conversations” with Disney producers...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

The name Shizzle Sherlock has become synonymous with memorable dancehall slangs – ‘think a chattingz’, ‘know di know, du di do’, ‘top coote’ – fashion and, increasingly, music. All three are definitely intertwined, and Shizzle has been clever and...

Published:Friday | September 10, 2021 | 12:07 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Having skipped the original Escape Room, I was worried I’d have missed some crucial information going into this sequel. This seems to be an anticipated anxiety, as the first five minutes of the film are devoted to getting you up to speed....

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:09 AM

NEW YORK (AP): R Kelly paid US$200,000 to settle a lawsuit brought by a woman who accused him of giving her herpes two decades ago without disclosing he had it, the woman testified on Friday at the R...

Published:Thursday | September 9, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Journeyman Mikal Asher, like his older brother, Denroy Morgan, patriarch of the Morgan Heritage clan, waves the flag high for the “ancient order of righteousness” and to bring his convictions to life ‘The Binghiman’ has encapsulated them in 13...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

When your real name sounds like a diminutive of your real name, the obvious questions can become a bit tiresome at times. But Bobby Smith tries his best to take it all in his stride, and, truth be told, the winner of the Jamaica 60 logo competition...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:07 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

For more than a decade, DJ Naz Gurlpower has observed patrons erupting with excitement at the sound of other people’s music, and now she’s on the receiving end of gun salutes and ‘money pull-ups’ because of her song Mad Gyal. Consecrating JimmyQ’...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:06 AM

This cinema will remain closed until further notice due to current curfew restrictions.

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Our staff is trained to do temperature checks and assist patrons with sanitising as they enter the cinemas. Patrons are required to wear masks properly fitted over the nose and mouth and observe social distancing in queues at the box office and...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Team Palace would like to thank you, sincerely, for your support and understanding while we navigate these difficult times. Our indoor cinemas – Carib 5, Sunshine Palace and Palace Multiplex – are open for your entertainment in a safe and...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:06 AM

When their biggest rival, Humdinger, becomes mayor of nearby Adventure City and starts wreaking havoc, Ryder and everyone’s favourite heroic pups kick into high gear to face the challenge head-on. While one pup must face his past in Adventure City...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:06 AM

Marvel Studios’ Shang-Chi and The Legend of The Ten Rings stars Simu Liu as Shang-Chi, who must confront the past he thought he left behind when he is drawn into the web of the mysterious Ten Rings organisation. The film also stars Tony Leung as...

Published:Wednesday | September 8, 2021 | 12:05 AM

Oscar winner Jordan Peele unleashes a fresh take on the blood-chilling urban legend: Candyman. Film-maker Nia DaCosta ( Little Woods, Captain Marvel 2) directs this contemporary incarnation of the cult classic. For as long as residents can...

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:07 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

In another life, Jean-Andre Lowell Lawrence is an illustrator. Or maybe he is in this one. Known professionally by the acronym JLL, the internationally acclaimed producer is always pencilling out his next move, finding ways to create art from...

Published:Tuesday | September 7, 2021 | 12:06 AMSade Gardner/Staff Reporter

Silk Sonic’s debut record, Leave the Door Open, soared to the top of several charts earlier this year, and Anthony Cruz is confident that his cover of the song will do likewise. The track, which is self-produced on Cruz’s label, Shan Shan Records...

Published:Monday | September 6, 2021 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Incarcerated dancehall artiste Adidja Palmer, more popularly known as Vybz Kartel, is doing well after receiving his first dose of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Kartel received his shot on Friday. “I saw Mr Palmer on Saturday, and he is doing...

Published:Monday | September 6, 2021 | 12:08 AM

For nearly three decades, Jamaican reggae duo Chaka Demus and Pliers have been releasing catchy, up-tempo songs dedicated to the fairer sex — but it’s not about flirting, says Chaka Demus. “The music is not about that; it is about true love. When I...

Published:Sunday | September 5, 2021 | 2:22 PM

Minister Marion Hall is mourning the death of her father, who passed away on Saturday. "My dad passed away today, right after I spoke to him via FaceTime. His nurse said he smiles at the end of our conversation," wrote Hall in an Instagram post....

Published:Saturday | September 4, 2021 | 2:27 AMYasmine Peru - Senior Gleaner Writer

Music producer, Claude Sinclair, is better known as ‘Big Stone’, and just for the record, the moniker is not a reflection of the condition of his heart. Actually, his heart, which is literally bigger than normal, is made of pure, refined gold. A...

Published:Saturday | September 4, 2021 | 2:26 AMStephanie Lyew - Gleaner Writer

Most people know Nugent Walker Jr – ‘NJ’ for short – for being the right-hand man handling the personal and business affairs of the world’s fastest man alive, but at one time, he was on the college to classroom path. Although the course was changed...

Published:Friday | September 3, 2021 | 12:11 AM

NEW YORK (AP): A woman reluctantly took the witness stand against R Kelly on Thursday to recount how he struck up a relationship with her in 2006 when she was 15 but dodged a prosecutor’s questions about when they first had sex. “I don’t recall...

Published:Friday | September 3, 2021 | 12:10 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Yaadcore has followed up The Calling and Tension with a ganja-heavy song that pays tribute to the medicinal properties of cannabis while making a clear call to action against the fight the plant has faced. And if the original single, Nyquill (...

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