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Reggae and dancehall artiste Shaggy turns 52 today.

Mr Boombastic, Shaggy, has completed another trip around the sun, and the reggae and dancehall artiste is less concerned with ageing and more focused on longevity and the fact that he has found his purpose. In a recent interview with The Gleaner,...
Kelly Rowland posted this stunning photo from her babymoon in Cabo.

Kelly Rowland is enjoying “every moment” of her pregnancy. The former Destiny’s Child star – who already has five-year-old son Titan Jewell with her husband Tim Weatherspoon – is already six months into expecting her second child and she can’t...

Naomi Campbell has enjoyed being on her own during the lockdown. The 50-year-old model has been spending time at home by herself amid the coronavirus pandemic, but said she was more than happy to do so because she knows how to take care of herself...

The family of reggae icon Toots Hibbert has labelled the events which unfolded at Dovecot Memorial Gardens on Thursday October 15, as “unfortunate” and have expressed pleasure that the Bam Bam singer will be interred at the National Heroes Park in...

When Jamaican musician Jovani Williams was contacted recently to do a piece for Heritage Month celebrations, he initially thought of doing one of his regular folk arrangements. But, his manager had a brilliant suggestion, why not do a medley of...

When up-and-coming artiste, Marcy Chin, made her onstage debut back in July during the virtual staging of this year’s Reggae Sumfest, she caused a lot of chatter. On a night which saw sizzling performances from some of dancehall’s biggest stars,...

He is well known for being a US Virgin Islands reggae ambassador, even though there are still some fans who mistake the name Pressure Busspipe to be a born-Jamaican artiste. Still, he embraces it. “African heritage is one blood within the culture...

One of the executors of the estate for reggae icon Toots Hibbert is now officially seeking legal advice. This was confirmed to The Sunday Gleaner by Ian Wilkinson, QC. “My firm, Wilkinson Law, has been retained by an executor of the estate of the...

With tomorrow being celebrated as National Heroes Day, Maxine Stowe, the manager for iconic reggae singer Bunny Wailer, says that there needs to be a special status conferred on a certain calibre of artistes, who have been recognised by the state...

Film-maker Nile Saulter has been tapped to direct the historic feature film adaptation of Jean D’Costa’s beloved novel Escape to Last Man Peak. For Saulter, who is a rising star on the Jamaican scene with an impressive slate of short works under...
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