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Published:Saturday | October 8, 2022 | 12:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP): After almost a decade, the legal fight between pop singer Kesha and producer Dr Luke is headed to trial in New York next summer, a judge said Friday. Manhattan Judge Jennifer Schecter said jury selection could start in either late...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2022 | 12:07 AM

The family of Karen Smith are heartened by the fundraising concert being staged this Sunday by her friends at the Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts. Funds from the concert will be used to establish the Karen Smith Memorial...

Published:Saturday | October 8, 2022 | 12:07 AM

SEOUL, South Korea (AP): South Korea’s military appears to want to conscript members of the K-pop supergroup BTS for mandatory military duties, as the public remains sharply divided over whether they should be given exemptions. Lee Ki Sik,...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:11 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Riding high on the wave of the newly released Likkle Miss Fine Nine Remix with Nicki Minaj and seven other female Caribbean artistes, dancehall deejay Pamputtae is overjoyed and grateful. It is the season of transformation for the entertainer, who...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:10 AM

Hilary Swank has announced she’s pregnant with twins and says that revelation might explain some of her actions on set of her new ABC series Alaska Daily. “You don’t tell for 12 weeks for a certain reason. But then, like, you’re growing and you’re...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:10 AM

NEW YORK (AP): Jada Pinkett Smith has a lifetime of thoughts she’d like to set down. The actor, singer, entrepreneur and co-host of the Facebook Watch show Red Table Talk has a deal for what Dey Street Books is calling an “honest and gripping...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:09 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Megaphone in hand, recording artiste Tosh Alexander channels the energy of a sound-clash experience in her dancehall and hip-hop-infused single Cum Yah. “I wanted to remain true to the culture in the delivery style; there comes my decision to do...

Published:Friday | October 7, 2022 | 12:09 AMDamian Levy/Gleaner Writer

Where should we begin when speaking about Don’t Worry Darling The behind-the-scenes drama of the movie presents one of the most scandalous campaigns in recent memory. There was allegedly adultery, verbal abuse, and public spitting, all of which...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2022 | 12:08 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Touring with Tarrus Riley and recording harmonies for other noteworthy reggae-dancehall entertainers, in her soul-searching era, singer and songwriter, KVY (pronounced KAY), learnt some invaluable lessons behind a microphone. The singer has her...

Published:Thursday | October 6, 2022 | 12:07 AM

LOS ANGELES (AP): A court filing Tuesday from Angelina Jolie alleges that on a 2016 flight, Brad Pitt grabbed her by the head and shook her then choked one of their children and struck another when they tried to defend her. The descriptions of...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:11 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Wesrok may be all country on stage, but the businessman and singer has a big heart, demonstrated by the establishment of the Downtown Youth Development Foundation, a charity started by him and the wider business community in the downtown Kingston...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:08 AM

Genre: Crime Amsterdam, the latest film from acclaimed writer/director David O. Russell, is a fascinating and richly intricate tale that brilliantly weaves historical fact with fiction for a timely, cinematic experience. 20th Century Studios’ and...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:08 AM

NEW YORK (AP): After holding Emancipation in limbo following Will Smith’s slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards in March, Apple will release the actor’s next big project this December. In the fallout of Smith’s smack of the comedian, the fate...

Published:Wednesday | October 5, 2022 | 12:07 AMAaliyah Cuningham/Gleaner Writer

Though she did not take the top spot in the finale of Sunday’s ‘Digicel Rising Stars’ competition, Oshene Watson still has plans to continue pursuing music. The contest’s only female finalist, Watson, who placed third, said she is focused on...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2022 | 12:07 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

Developing a love for singing back in primary school, 17-year-old Mozein Sutherland fought tooth and nail to emerge the victor of the 2022 ‘Digicel Rising Stars’ competition. “It was go hard, or go home,” he told The Gleaner of his mindset leading...

Published:Tuesday | October 4, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Ding Dong’s 42nd birthday party was the place to be on Saturday night. And though the saying goes, ‘when it rains, it pours’, the cloudy skies and showers were not a threat to the dancehall entertainer, whose mission was to make the best of the...

Published:Monday | October 3, 2022 | 12:07 AM

A new date has been set for the inaugural Karen Smith Memorial Scholarship Concert. The event, which was originally slated for Sunday, September 25, had to be postponed due to the inclement weather associated with the passage of Tropical Storm...

Published:Monday | October 3, 2022 | 12:07 AM

New York: Jewish-born, Brooklyn native Nolan and the all-female reggae band International Women In Reggae (IWIR) have joined forces on the new reggae single, Truth B’ Told, in time for the 2022 United States of America midterm elections on...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 10:54 PM

Mozein Sutherland, a 17-year-old attacking midfielder on the Camperdown High School football team, is the winner of Season 18 of 'Digicel Rising Stars'. The announcement was made a short while ago by host Terri-Karelle Reid. The producer's pick,...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 6:59 PMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer -

Shortly after taking the 2019 Digicel Rising Stars title, Sherlon Russell experienced his first roadblock: the pandemic. It resulted in many cancelled gigs, and for the 25-year-old, was a reason to find a new strategy to get his name on the music...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:10 AMMichael Reckord - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Educators were plentiful at the launch of Opal Palmer Adisa’s latest book, The Storyteller’s Return: Story Poems. Hence, the abundant praise that flowed for the book might well have been thought of as “high marks,” especially by the author, herself...

Published:Sunday | October 2, 2022 | 12:06 AMStephanie Lyew - Sunday Gleaner Writer

Recording artiste and songwriter Nyanda Thorbourne has her hands full. She has been balancing being a mother, running a household, family life, a recording career, and a business, which evolved out of being part of the popular group Brick...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

George Malcolm Walker, co-producer of Hairport, the winner of the 2022 Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) Fi Wi Short Film Competition, says he believes that Jamaica has all the tools necessary to create and export exceptional films and...

Published:Saturday | October 1, 2022 | 12:08 AMAaliyah Cunningham/Gleaner Writer

With scores of patrons braving the possibility of severe weather conditions affecting the island resulting from what is now Hurricane Ian, the first staging of the Soca+ Festival, under the I Love Soca brand, got on with plenty of vibes and few...

Published:Friday | September 30, 2022 | 12:11 AM

Tributes have continued to pour in for the late rap legend Coolio. The Gangsta’s Paradise hitmaker’s long-time manager, Jarez Posey, confirmed that the rap legend, who was 59, was found dead at a friend’s house in Los Angeles on Wednesday after...

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