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Nineteen-year-old reggae singer Koffee can now boast the title Grammy Award winner after walking away with the trophy for Best Reggae Album for the Rapture EP at the premiere ceremony held at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California,...

It was a study of contrasts at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, yesterday as grief and celebration struggled to occupy the same space. Only hours before the 62nd Grammy Awards were set to get under way, news broke of the tragic death...

Jamaica Live was designed to showcase live, original Jamaican musical content to audiences across the world and it has all the right ingredients – reggae and dancehall stars, excellent musicianship from multiple local bands and vivacious hosts. But...

It is no secret that raw talent abounds in Jamaica. The Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts (EMCVPA) has, since 1970, been a beacon of hope for those wishing to hone those talents through one of their schools – dance, drama, art,...

Dancehall entertainer I-Octane is beaming now that his daughter Octavia, an aspiring recording artiste, received the opportunity to perform on a major stage. Last Sunday in the wee hours, the proud father invited his 10-year-old daughter to share...

While Beach Road Trip (BRT) Weekend gears up to make its debut in Jamaica, organisers are making it clear they are not here to start any competition with the other party weekend that already exists on the island. In an interview with The Gleaner...

Roots reggae sibling group Morgan Heritage – namely Roy ‘Gramps’ Morgan, Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan and Memmalatel ‘Mojo’ Morgan – have embraced a new challenge, the inaugural staging of the iJAM Music Festival. Scheduled for Orlando’s Tinker Field in...

This may sound rather dramatic, but it was an apocalyptic vision that changed the path for reggae singer Pliers and led him to record his very first gospel song. Pliers’ end time scene was played out about two months ago, and to this day, he is...

Reggae singer Romain Virgo has double reasons to celebrate today. It's the singer’s 30th birthday and his wife, Elizabeth, has given birth to twins.  The sex of the babies are still unknown but an overjoyed Virgo took to social...

From the genesis of her career, dancehall entertainer Ce’Cile has always sought to break new ground so that she could plant the seeds for success – and she flourished – adding a bit of change that the local music industry needed to see from female...
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