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Published:Friday | March 4, 2022 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

Last Sunday, the Footprints Café on Belmont Road in Kingston played host to the launch of the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association’s (JaRIA) 2022 Honour Awards, at which the awardees and nominees were officially unveiled. The JaRIA executive had a...

Published:Friday | March 4, 2022 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

In 2018, dancehall artiste and Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta star, Spice, made a bold statement with the song Black Hypocrisy, in which she focused dramatically on the vexing issue of colourism. Spice, whose complexion is luscious, dark chocolate...

Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 1:33 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

Attorney-at-law Maurice McCurdy this morning emphasised that he was retained by Lorna Strachan and Mark 'Buju Banton' Myrie to act in a matter pertaining to their daughter, Abihail Myrie. McCurdy, who informed the media and the police on Tuesday...

Published:Thursday | September 23, 2021 | 12:30 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

The funeral service for eccentric musical genius Lee 'Scratch' Perry is scheduled for today at 2 p.m. in his birth parish of Hanover. Minister of Culture, Gender Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange confirmed to The Gleaner that Perry's final...

Published:Friday | August 13, 2021 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

A quick look at Trudy Bell’s social media pages shows that she is an actress, writer, producer, influencer and emcee, but in reality, she is all that and more. Bell is the tell-it-like-it-is churchgoer, Sister Passion, who has gained for herself a...

Published:Monday | July 12, 2021 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

Actress Deon Silvera’s 60th birthday party turned out much bigger than originally conceptualised, not because there were more guests present than had been invited, but rather owing to the absence of one guest, theatre giant Volier Johnson. On the...

Published:Sunday | July 4, 2021 | 12:07 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer - -

An alum of respected Seventh-Day Adventist institutions in Jamaica – Kingsway Prep, Kingsway High, and Northern Caribbean University – Yanique Barrett, dancehall’s best-loved ‘Curvy Diva’ has a record of raunchy antics that would certainly leave...

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