December 2, 2014

Reggae Festival set to explode in Discovery Bay

The town of Discovery Bay is bracing for the annual Reggae Festival, which will be held on Saturday December 6th 2014. The event, organised by S-Q […]
November 8, 2014

Jah Cure set for Europe

- by Deana Myers - International recording artiste Jah cure is pumped up and ready for a one month tour of Europe. This is dubbed the […]
November 8, 2014

Women in Dancehall

Many factors place female dancehall artists in a compromising position. When dancehall first emerged in the late 1970s, they were definitely less prevalent. However since then […]
November 8, 2014

Straight from Yard with DJ Amber

Greetings Yardies! The summer is officially over and there’s a lot to discuss about what’s going on a yard. But instead of getting into the doom […]
November 8, 2014

Musical Bumps!

- by Deana Myers - I need to address a couple of topical issues within dancehall. As a promoter and part of the music industry, I […]
November 4, 2014

Canada closes its doors to people from the West African countries battling Ebola

Canada is following in Australia’s footsteps and has closed its doors, effectively immediately, to people from the West African countries battling Ebola. In a move that […]
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 […]