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A prayerful duo asking for God’s continued blessing on the island – Kevin Downswell (left) and Wayne Marshall.

Jamaica celebrated its 58th year of Independence with a virtual showcase of some of our finest in the entertainment industry at the National Arena last evening. Despite the coronavirus restrictions, the Jamaican spirit was present, cementing this...
Kumar is seen giving a smooth performance on the sunshine stage.

It was pure musical magic when two powerhouses merged to create the 2020 virtual staging of Uppsala Reggae Jam Festival, held at the Harry J Recording Studios on Emancipation Day. Something Extra was on scene and brings you the social highlights.
The 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition finalists in action.

The winner of the 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition was disclosed during the competition’s Grand Announcement Show last Sunday on CVM Television. Schoolteacher Treisha Williams with the song One Dose of the Holy Ghost was crowned the winner. The...

They say, “Reggae must be lived, not played.” Just because we are going through a global pandemic doesn’t mean we shouldn’t still celebrate indoors. In honouring the staging of this week’s virtual Reggae Sumfest, Something Extra brings social...

Last Sunday, the 10 finalists in the Jamaica Festival Song Competition 2020 entertained with live performance on TVJ, which was also streamed live on various online platforms. The finalists are: reggae singer Freddie McGregor; three-time winner...

For years, Reggae Sumfest has consistently provided quality live entertainment for a mixed audience of locals and foreigners. Now that it has gone virtual, let’s pay homage by celebrating previous stagings. Take a stroll down Sumfest memory lane...

The Rotary Club of Kingston East and Port Royal recently installed its new president to physical and virtual members and specially invited guests. Master of ceremonies for the event and a past president of the Rotary Club of Kingston, François St...

So nice we had to go Unplugged twice! Celebrating local entertainment in a big way, Digicel has joined forces with Jamaica Cultural Development Commission to bring you Jamaica Festival Song 2020 Competition. Because Something Extra is so thrilled...

July 3 was Latonya Style’s birthday jamboree. The dancer, teacher, choreographer and entrepreneur received an outpouring of support from well-wishers, family and friends at her celebrations, held at Dance Ja headquarters in Barbican. Here is your...

Digicel added a fresh round of excitement to the Jamaica Festival Song 2020 Competition last Sunday. Fans were able to hear all the songs in one place on a special edition of the D’Music-powered Digicel Unplugged. Here are the highlights.
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