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Aspiring recording artiste Julanda.

It appears that dancehall entertainer Unknown Gringo is not the only person inspired by the popular riddim and catchphrase of Skillibeng’s hit, Brik Pon Brik. Thirteen-year-old Julanda Frater says what was just her word play has turned into a...
Skip Marley (left) and H.E.R. perform at the 51st NAACP Image Awards.

PASADENA, California (AP): Lizzo was named Entertainer of The Year and Just Mercy won Best Motion Picture, best actor and Best Supporting Actor last Saturday at the NAACP Image Awards, as the show that recognises entertainers of colour ladled...
Sonic, voiced by Ben Schwartz, in ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’.

Movie trailers are a funny thing. They’re meant to get you hyped, but there’s a balance to making a good one. Show too much and you ruin the movie. Show too little, and there’s nothing to get excited about. Show your character as a mutated,...

The Jamaica Music Museum 2020 Grounation Series ‘Blackhead Chineyman: The Chinese Contribution to Jamaican Popular Music’ is in its third week, and audience response has indicated that the staple event of Reggae and Black History Month has lived up...

Mix engineering is an essential part of the music-making process. Before any song hits radio – before the CD hits the case or the vinyl hits the jacket – it must be mixed. Essential as the role is, these engineers often remain shadowed in their...

There is soul music, and then there is music with soul. Reggae falls in the latter category, and this was ­exposed, expressed and enjoyed at this week’s staging of Reggae Wednesdays, the weekly Reggae Month concert at Emancipation Park in New...

This Sunday, the Kingston Creative Artwalk will feature musical performances by established and up-and-coming acts and offers activities for the entire family. There will be live performances by Mystic Revelation of Rastafari, Manifesto Jamaica’s...

An effortless storyteller with an ability to turn any situation into a valuable lesson, Lady G has an instinctive gift of creating message music, and she has made quite the impression in the dancehall arena since her first foray in the 1980s. The...

The colossal dance, music and social legacy of three extraordinarily great Jamaicans was celebrated with much fanfare inside the Little Theatre on Tuesday evening. Lusty shouts of ‘bravo’ filtered through the air as patrons showered appreciation on...

The thought of singing and dancing to a song about the coronavirus may not be particularly alluring, and would probably be seen as drastically downplaying the seriousness of the dreaded virus, which has already killed 2,000 persons. However, half a...
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