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Manley Augustus Buchanan, more popularly known as ‘Big Youth’, is a name that has become synonymous with reggae music across the globe. He has been an integral part of Jamaica’s music industry since the 1970s, has given the world hits such as...

There was nothing that could have prepared veteran deejay Papa Michigan for a call from a manager at the National Housing Trust (NHT) in New Kingston with a somewhat curious request. The Jamaica Festival Song Competition finalist – and eventual...

WESTERN BUREAU: The man tagged ‘Mr Virtual’, Freddie McGregor, broke the mould last Thursday night, delivering his first live performance since January, at the Moon Palace Jamaica in Ocho Rios, St Ann. McGregor, who has become a staple on some of...

To carry on a musical legacy is no easy feat, but she does this with great passion. Her talent, tenacity, drive for success and rare beauty know no bounds. And already, she has earned the respect of others in this predominantly male industry. The...

Currently in Europe, where he has been since the start of the coronavirus pandemic in March, reggae troubadour Anthony B is quite busy making music and even doing a few real live shows, not the virtual-reality offerings which have become the new...

This year’s recipients of the Jamaica Reggae Icon Award, presented on Independence Day, are Marcia Griffiths, Ken Boothe and Orville ‘Shaggy’ Burrell. The Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport say the special presentation will be...

Today, as the country celebrates 58 years of Independence under the theme ‘Resilient and Strong’, we ask some formidable figures in the entertainment industry to express what the holiday means to them. Some say it is a time of celebration as it is...

Culture Minister Olivia Grange has announced that Jamaican music stars Shaggy, Marcia Griffiths and Ken Boothe will be honoured during the nation’s Independence celebrations on Thursday. The three will be presented with Jamaica Reggae Icon...

“It will be hilarious fun! Exclusive celebrity interviews and behind-the-scenes, international runway shows and features, politicians, supermodels, breakout stars, pop culture highlights, island magic and more,” shares a wildly enthusiastic...

When Khamara Wright was crowned Miss Jamaica Festival Queen 2019, she made history when her win brought to an end a 29-year drought for the parish which she represented, St Catherine. In 2020, Wright is again in history-making mode. Interim...
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