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Kevin Downswell for Jamaica Gospel Song final Sunday

The winner of the 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition will be announced during the contest’s Grand Announcement Show on CVM TV this Sunday, August 2, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The show, which will also be live-streamed on the Jamaica Cultural… … Continue reading

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Uppsala Reggae Festival streams live from Harry J Studios

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer For reggae artistes, the name Uppsala rings a loud bell that says touring and music. However, this year, the reggae festival, which takes its name from the place in Sweden, is embarking on a history-making … Continue reading

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Five Steez and Mordecai release HeatRockz 2.0 on streaming platforms

Five Steez and Mordecai have made their new four-track EP, HeatRockz 2.0, available on popular streaming platforms after an initial July 3 release exclusively on Bandcamp. While the EP is now accessible via Audiomack, Spotify, TIDAL and other… …read more … Continue reading

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Fun in the Son Bronx goes virtual this weekend

COVID-19 or not, the Fun in the Son brand will not be curtailed and organisers are planning a massive three-day festival of music and giving this weekend in the Bronx, USA. Having experienced the daunting effects of the global pandemic, … Continue reading

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Five Questions with Sizzla

In this weeks edition of 5 Questions With, we delve deeper into the life of a man who has contributed immensely to the development of the local music industry. He was born Miguel Collins but he is better known to … Continue reading

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EAB engages stakeholders on phased reopening of industry

At its recent monthly meeting with the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, the Howard McIntosh-led Entertainment Advisory Board (EAB) affirmed the importance of valuation of the industry to guide discussions, especially in light… …read more Source:: jamaica gleaner … Continue reading

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Maxi Priest sends out a sound on ‘Cheater’ single

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer Maxi Priest will have a lot of explaining to do to his legion of female fans about his new Cheater single. It came from a studio session where his colleagues boosted him to record a … Continue reading

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Dancehall to boost STEM education

By Shanna-Kaye Monteith/Gleaner Writer Realising the need to get the younger generation involved in the field of science and technology, the Science Genius Jamaica initiative has come up with a creative way to engage primary and high school students to … Continue reading

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Pulse’s Miqueal Symone – a study in beauty

As several countries emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, there is deep introspection as to the impact of the crisis on industries and individuals. The fashion industry was particularly disadvantaged because the new work-from-home norm was simply not… …read more Source:: … Continue reading

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Chezidek militant on ‘Hello Africa’ album – ‘Stunting’ in birthday Benz

By Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer Roots singer Chezidek celebrated his birthday on Saturday and the Rastaman is ‘stunting’ in a spanking new Mercedes-Benz, which he treated himself to on his special day. Chezidek, who recently released a potentially anthemic single, … Continue reading

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