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Between 1738 and 1740, the Jamaican Maroons battled the British for their freedom. Centuries later, Dr Andrew Marshall, at the request of Steven Woodham, conductor of the Immaculate Conception High School (ICHS) Symphony Orchestra, composed a...
Machel Montano and his dancers were flying high at ‘The Caribbean Identity’ campaign launch at the Caribbean Airlines Kingston Ticket office last Friday.

The sounds of a steel band playing Latin-pop fusions like Despacito, soca tracks such as I Dare You and dancehall songs including Bam Bam and Bruk Off Yuh Back, could be heard from a distance, as Caribbean Airlines hosted the Jamaica leg of its new...
Bunny Wailer (left) his son, Abijah ‘Asadenaki’ Livingston (second left), and Andre ‘Dre’ McIntosh, the grandson of Peter Tosh, pose with the maquette for the Wailers statue.

Elder statesman in reggae music Bunny Wailer is still recuperating from a stroke and will not be ready to take the stage until 2020. Jah B, as the only living member of the iconic Wailer is also called, recently returned from a five-week stint in...

A life-size statue of the Wailers – Bunny Wailer, Bob Marley and Peter Tosh – which was commissioned by the Bunny Wailer Foundation, as a way of honouring the legacy of the iconic reggae group, is coming to life with the help of Cuban sculptor...

Reports of heavily booked hotels and a surge in motor vehicle rentals were on the tips of many Kingstonians’ tongues last weekend. More than the euphoric welcome back of Buju Banton to the performance arena, the excitement surrounding the historic...

For a moment, the wool was pulled over my eyes. The characters on screen reveal their connection to one another in subtle ways, and wonderfully sow the seeds for what will be future familial conflict. It seems Tyler Perry has rediscovered the...

Meek Mill has been honoured by his home town for his work on criminal justice reform. The 31-year-old rapper’s native Philadelphia declared March 15-17 ‘Meek Mill Weekend’ in recognition of his contributions to hip-hop and bringing national...

Lupita Nyong’o wants a “normal” job. While she loves being an actress, Lupita also wants a job where she feels she can “be of use to the world” too. She told The Sunday Times’ Culture magazine: “My parents instilled in me a sense of, ‘Be of use to...

It was a prayerful Buju Banton who graced the stage at the National Stadium in Kingson on Saturday night asking, "have mercy on me". Dressed in all white, the 'Gargamel' hit the stage about 11:30 p.m., and it was pandemonium as he went on bended...

Six years ago in Europe, during a conversation with Luise Fall (a German doctor married to Khalifa Fall, one of Senegal’s top Sabars, (traditional dance of Senegal), Dance Jamaica Academy founder Latonya Style expressed an interest in visiting...
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