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Former comedian rebrands as singer Slashe

The word “multi-talented” is a powerful adjective, but still, it would not suffice when describing entertainer Donald Anderson. Over the past few years, Anderson, formerly known as Iceman, has been making the transition from comedy to music....
Producer, Gahlxi, at Tuesday’s Entertainment Forum at The Gleaner.

“The younger generation needs guidance.” This is a sentiment expressed by veteran entertainers over and over. Whenever the conversation of the ‘breakdown’ in the music industry takes centre stage, fingers are pointed at today’s generation of key...

“Reggae is experiencing a revival in South Africa,” says Zimbabwe-born Menelik Nesta ‘Don Dada’ Gibbons, an artiste whose popularity has seen him being nominated as Zim Hip Hop’s Best in the Diaspora and branded the official Mandela Artiste of 2017...

Jamie Foxx has spoken out to defend Sela Vave after they were spotted holding hands. The 51-year-old actor and Katie Holmes were reported to have split earlier this week, and the news came days after he and Sela were seen holding hands in Los...

Shawn Mendes and Camila Cabello will perform the live debut of their racy duet, Señorita, at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs). The Canadian hunk and the Havana hitmaker – who recently made their romance Instagram official – have been confirmed to...

After-work Jam Beer Mug Fridays at East Next Door, Market Place, 67 Constant Spring Road from 10 p.m. to 3 a.m. Music by DJ Bambino. Back-To-School Event Get great deals at Back-To-School Treat 2K19 on Saturday, August 24, at Boulevard Super...

While discussing the local music industry’s current turmoil, in an Entertainment Forum hosted by The Gleaner, on Tuesday, some panellists came at the ready, with their own diagnoses for why contemporary dancehall music, produced locally, has yet to...

The Gleaner , this week, hosted an Entertainment Forum exploring the topic, ‘ m ake dancehall music great again’, with some of the stakeholders in the music industry. Over the next three days, we will be publishing the views and recommendations of...

Persons will grieve differently. Some may cry or isolate themselves, others may pick up a new hobby or lean on their spirituality, while a combination of efforts may work best for others. For Kenneth Phillips, writing a song about his daughter, J...

There was a tremendous show of audience support for Christendom’s youngest concert series, Unity in the City, last Saturday at the National Stadium. Neither the several long pauses between band changes nor the lengthy concert proved a deterrent to...
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