‘No, No, No’ is a ‘yes’ for African artiste

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Kanye West hunkers down at Atlanta stadium to finish album

Kanye West has moved into the Mercedes Benz Stadium in Atlanta. The 44-year-old rapper recently held the listening party for his new album Donda in the stadium, and now he has reportedly moved into the building while he puts the finishing touches... ...read more

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Family of James Brown settles 15-year battle over his estate

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP): The family of entertainer James Brown has reached a settlement ending a 15-year battle over the late singer's estate, an attorney involved in the mediation said on Friday. David Black, an attorney representing Brown... ...read more

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Clarendon to get drive-in cinema

By Olivia Brown/Gleaner Writer Movie lovers in Clarendon are in for a treat come July 30, as Net Merge Corporation, a May Pen-based information technology company, will be launching a drive-in cinema on the grounds of the Denbigh Agricultural Showgrounds. Everel Morris, chief... ...read more

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Sound Music Group Productions boss Anthony Miller planning next move

By Shereita Grizzle - Staff Reporter For Sound Music Group Productions (SMG), events planning is the root of their organisation. But today, the Canada-based company is looking to expand their horizons, especially on the local music scene as they head into artiste management. Having... ...read more

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Chadwick Boseman’s wife urges regular screening for cancer

Chadwick Boseman's wife Taylor Simone Ledward encouraged people to get screened regularly for cancer after accepting a posthumonus accolade on behalf of her husband at the NAACP Image Awards. The late actor - who died last year as a result of... ...read more

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Virtual Jamaica Rum Festival wraps on a high

By Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer The all-encompassing celebration of rum ended with a flourish, as the Jamaica Rum Festival Virtual Concert featuring reggae-dancehall entertainers Shaggy, Sizzla and Shenseea closed the event, which incorporated the use of all-digital platforms to... ...read more

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Earth’s finest Hour

By Shereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter The country may have been under lockdown on the weekend, but the entertainment scene was still very active. On Saturday, a host of virtual concerts provided an ease for Jamaicans whose movements were restricted from noon on Saturday until 5 a.m. on... ...read more

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Eddie Murphy inducted into NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame

LOS ANGELES ( AP ): Eddie Murphy was inducted into the NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame at the organisation's show that highlighted works by entertainers and athletes of colour. After Murphy accepted his induction award Saturday night, the actor... ...read more

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Spielberg donates Genesis Prize money to justice non-profits

NEW YORK (AP): Steven Spielberg said Thursday that he will donate his US$1 million Genesis Prize to 10 non-profits working for racial and economic justice. The film director and his wife, actress Kate Capshaw, will match those donations with US$... ...read more

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