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CATAPULT – New grant funds Caribbean artists

In light of the severe impact of COVID-19 on creative people and the arts sector, a fund of US$320,000 from the Open Society Foundation has been granted to the American Friends of Jamaica, in collaboration with Kingston Creative and The … Continue reading

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Bounty, Beenie lead ‘Reggae Gold 2020’

Reggae Gold 2020, the album compilation which includes some of the biggest reggae and dancehall hits over last year and more, will be released on August 28 on VP Records. The album leads with two legends, Bounty Killer with Lodge … Continue reading

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Be warned! – Complete shutdown of the sector is not off the books – Bankay

By Shereita Grizzle – Staff Reporter Less than three weeks after the entertainment industry was given the green light to commence a phased reopening of the sector, the Government has announced that newer, stricter measures are on the horizon for … Continue reading

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David Rodigan ‘blown away’ by national honour – OD for global promotion of Jamaican music

By Yasmine Peru – Sunday Gleaner Writer In the ‘60s, a young, white English boy had what could be called a galactic musical experience that has taken him on a journey that has been just out of this world. Five … Continue reading

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Marcia Griffiths talks music, motivation, fashion – Still mourning Bob Andy

By Yasmine Peru – Sunday Gleaner Writer Last Thursday, Reggae Queen Marcia Griffiths, resplendent in a black knee-length jacket-and-pants outfit, which popped with a Jamaican necktie and yellow inner blouse, was beaming as she accepted her Jamaica Reggae Icon award … Continue reading

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‘The Unfiltered Truth’ – Jamaican men speak their minds on weekly podcast series

By Khanique McDaniel /Gleaner Writer Some women can attest to waking their partner in the middle of the night or going through their phones, all in the quest to find out what’s on their man’s mind. Shop Talk: The Unfiltered … Continue reading

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Voicemail finds opportunities in the face of COVID

By Krysta Anderson/Staff Reporter It’s difficult to see the sunshine in the eye of a storm. And nothing has caused more chaos and created more mayhem than COVID-19. But sometimes, facing a crisis gives you the time to slow down, … Continue reading

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‘With life, there’s not much to complain about’ – Sister Carol hits Billboard chart

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer The lyrically potent Sister Carol, also known as ‘Mother Culture’ and the ‘Black Cinderella’, is holding on to the belief that in this COVID-19 era, it is best to look for the good. “I’m here … Continue reading

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Bunny Wailer recovering in hospital

The family of Bunny Wailer has dismissed reports that he had died. Two weeks ago, Bunny Wailer, 73, was hospitalised for issues and complications related to a stroke he had in October 2018. “The rumour was spreading like… …read more … Continue reading

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Music video brings new life to Bonafide and Marley’s collab

International Reggae group Bonafide is looking to breathe new life into their 2012 collaboration with Grammy-winning artiste Damian ‘Jr Gong’ Marley, Start and Stop, by finally releasing the music video for the track. In an interview with The… …read more … Continue reading

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