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Published:Wednesday | October 13, 2021 | 12:59 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Rapper Cardi B brought dancehall to LA on Monday, and it was certainly festive, with the event channelling a vibe that mimicked Uptown Mondays meet Weddy Weddy Wednesdays. The WAP singer last week announced that she was hosting a dancehall-theme...

Published:Friday | October 8, 2021 | 12:06 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

It is not surprising that Queen Ifrica, the illustrious ‘Fyah Muma’ who chants powerfully against the abuse and exploitation of women, has chosen to cover a classic from the repertoire of the acclaimed High Priestess of Soul, Nina Simone. A...

Published:Saturday | September 11, 2021 | 10:19 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

September 11, 2001, is an ominous date. It is said that the events of that day — the bombing of the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York — were so overwhelming that it defied even a name. Hence, it has become known simply as 9/11....

Published:Sunday | June 20, 2021 | 12:46 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Mezzo-soprano and international opera star Raehann Bryce-Davis, although born in Mexico, is totally connected to her Jamaican heritage, and she wouldn't want it any other way. Filled with a zest for life that breathes with her every note, the...

Published:Thursday | June 3, 2021 | 12:14 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Hip hop, reggae, dancehall, and R...

Published:Friday | April 9, 2021 | 7:12 PMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Legendary deejay, Wade Brammer, better known as 'Trinity', has died. His long-time friend, Rodguel 'Blackbeard' Sinclair, confirmed to The Gleaner that the entertainer, who also used to sing using the moniker, Junior Brammer, passed away this...

Published:Thursday | February 18, 2021 | 8:34 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

Jamaican vocalist and pioneer of toasting, Ewart Beckford, better known to the world as Daddy U-Roy, has died, his partner Marcia Smikle confirmed to The Gleaner. He passed away at 11:10 last night at the University Hospital of the West Indies (...

Published:Friday | December 25, 2020 | 11:16 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer -

At this time of the year, the headlines would be shouting, ‘All systems go for GT Taylor Christmas Extravaganza’, the exciting Christmas Day reggae and dancehall show staged annually by the media personality. However, for the first time in 20...

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