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Producer Danny Browne

You know how goosebumps feel, or the feeling when your ‘belly-bottom’ picks itself up and relocates under your ribcage, then down a hill, where every ‘rockstone’ makes it bounce up and tumble again. It can happen when you hear a song that sticks to...
Damian Marley

Having completed his latest production, Third World’s just-released album, More Work To Be Done, which has been attracting much critical acclaim, Marley scion Jr Gong is not resting on his laurels. The young veteran, who has collected a floor-to-...

The new TVJ reality television series, Conquering Shakespeare, follows eight local high schools as they compete in the second Jamaica Schools Shakespeare Championships, founded by Dr Tony Sewel of Generating Genius UK. There is never a dull moment...

There was a time when cinemas dotted the Jamaican landscape islandwide. In the ’60 and ’70s, Kingston was overflowing with cinemas of various shapes and sizes. The rural parishes were well supplied, too, with at least one or two in each parish...

“Music is not about talent anymore. It’s about how much money you have.” That was the sentiment shared by ’90s deejay Benzly Hype at a recent Entertainment Forum hosted by The Gleaner. The artiste, who was a member of the now defunct dancehall...

With Afrobeats and dancehall among the top genres up for experiment by heavyweight pop artistes in recent years, more Jamaican toasters are on the receiving end of big royalties, as their work is repurposed. Most recently, American rapper Nicki...

In January 2017, the social video platform Vine repurposed its application following a decision to disable direct uploads. Vine was the place for imaginative content creators, to experiment with short-form comedy or music video clips, so in light...

Bob Marley and The Wailers came to real international prominence in the early 1970s through the release of eight albums – Catch a Fire, Burning, Natty Dread, Rastaman Vibration, Exodus, Kaya, Survival, and Uprising – produced by music mogul Chris...

Miss Universe Jamaica (MUJ) finalist Annecia Morgan made good on her promise to support young, vulnerable girls whose lives have been disrupted by sexual violence and HIV and AIDS. She recently made a donation of designer clothing, footwear, and $...

The stage is set for the ninth annual Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival, which was rescheduled to Sunday, August 25, at Roy Wilkins Park in Queens, New York. The event was postponed due to a citywide heat emergency declaration on July 21 for public...
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