Tarrus Riley to close Signature Nights 2018

Reggae aficionados are in for a night to remember from the Billboard-charted 'Mr Singy Singy' himself, reggae artiste Tarrus Riley. The newly opened Chillin' Serengeti at Hope Zoo in Kingston will come alive today to offer live music lovers an... ...read more

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Such fun at 'The Circus'

By Janet Silvera/ Senior Gleaner Writer WESTERN BUREAU:"Fantastic", "awe-Inspiring" and "excellent" were just a few of the words patrons used to describe First Dance Studios' staging of 'The Circus' this past weekend.First Dance's sixth annual showcase, staged at the Iberostar Rose Hall... ...read more

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Let There Be Reggae returns to Miami at Art Basel 2018

By Kimberley Small/Gleaner Writer Jamaican culture has once again taken centre stage, this time at the world's largest contemporary art fair, Art Basel.For the second consecutive year, the popular artists convention included the 'Let There Be Reggae' exhibition.Local photographer... ...read more

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Candlelight was worth the wait

By Shereita Grizzle/Gleaner Writer Organisers promised an evening of music, dance and worship that would stir the soul and lift the spirits, and that's exactly what they delivered. Candlelight 2018, hosted by Movements Dance Company of Jamaica and the Holy Cross Church at Stephanie... ...read more

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AP names Nicky Jam and J Balvin's 'X' its top song of 2018

The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu​1 Nicky Jam and J Balvin 'X'': Nicky Jam and J Balvin's 'X' is not just the Latin song of the year - it is Simply The Song of the Year. A year after the uber successful Despacito, comes 'X' a fusion of Latin, reggae and dancehall sounds and the... ...read more

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Buju Banton – The return of the prodigal son

By Sade Gardner/Gleaner Writer Scores of Jamaicans were eagerly awaiting Banton's arrival in the island as they camped out at the Norman Manley International Airport last Friday to welcome 'The Gargamel' home.Home. A foreign word for the Untold Stories singer, who has spent close... ...read more

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'Creed II' not quite a knockout

By Damian Levy/Gleaner Writer In 2018, The Incredibles, made a comeback, and Mary Poppins is set to make a return this Christmas. These long-awaited sequels have been a mixed bag of varying quality. On one hand, you have your Blade Runner 2049, and Halloween that feel purposeful... ...read more

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Jamaican all star for Grammy's Best Reggae Album

By Kimberley Small Year after year, it has been lamented that international acts dominate the Billboard Reggae Charts and the Grammy nominations.However, this year's list of nominees for Best Reggae Album of the Year has completely changed that. Unlike last cycle,... ...read more

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Fuse ODG strengthens Ja-Ghana link with 'Bra Fie'

By Kimberley Small Fuse ODG invites all Africans of the diaspora - Afro-Caribbean, African-Americans, and British-Africans - to 'come home'.Last month, the Ghanaian-English recording artiste released his latest single, Bra Fie (Come Home), featuring Damian 'Jr Gong'... ...read more

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