October 30, 2014

Review: Dionne Warwick’s duets album is uneven; features Cyndi Lauper, Gladys Knight, CeeLo

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Dionne Warwick, “Feels So Good” (Bright Music Records) The duets from Dionne Warwick’s new album show her remarkable voice undiminished […]
October 28, 2014

Scandal plagued radio host Jian Ghomeshi was becoming an international star

By Nick Patch THE CANADIAN PRESS TORONTO _ The Canada-wide response to the weekend saga between CBC and Jian Ghomeshi was so thunderous, our neighbours to […]
October 24, 2014

Q&A: Mick Jagger, the film producer, heads to work on James Brown documentary, TV shows, films

By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Song credits won’t be the latest place to feature Mick Jagger’s name. Instead, look to upcoming films […]
October 10, 2014

Young Flex – Hot, New Jamaican Talent

In 1984 a Jamaican star was born. Artist Young Flex resides in England where he started making music in 2009. Songs such as “Me God Bless”, […]
October 9, 2014

A look at African American artist Leo Twiggs, who uses rebel flag, rural symbols in artwork

  Leo Twiggs, African-American artist who uses Confederate flag, other Southern symbols in artworks. AGE: 80 HOMETOWN: Born 1934 in St. Stephens, South Carolina, one of […]
October 6, 2014

Did Movado visit Vybz Kartel in Jail?

Reports are circulating that Mavado recently visited the embattled dancehall deejay Vybz Kartel and the two may have “burried the hatchet.” The rumor started after Mavado […]
September 24, 2014

Bolt brings frustrating season to a close

- by Yemi Abiade - Olympic champion Usain Bolt has brought his season to an abrupt end after withdrawing from the Diamond League 100m final. Despite […]
September 12, 2014

Krishane surfs the Atlantic

- by Nadine White - This year, a lot of young artists of Jamaican descent have been reaping the fruits of their hard work and talent, […]
September 11, 2014

Melissa Steel – Yorkshire’s hottest property

- by Nadine White - Durable and powerful are two qualities of the metal alloy steel. In this instance, these traits also apply to rising star […]
September 10, 2014

Dolli with a Difference

The year 2014 has seen some talented artists rise to prominence, many of whom have spent prior years honing their craft. Dolli Difference is far from […]
September 9, 2014

Music Industry Survival 101

- by Deana Myers - Reggae and dancehall are definitely two authentic styles of music and with its rich cultural backdrop, new talent is showcased in […]
August 26, 2014

The Ritual: Can America change its script of outrage and conflict after unarmed black deaths?

FERGUSON, Mo. _ The choir sang, the preachers shouted and the casket stayed closed. The body was taken to the cemetery, and Michael Brown was laid […]
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