December 5, 2014

Angele Smith’s ‘Bounce Back’ added to 2015 Grammy list

CURTIS CAMPBELL, STAR Writer Reggae artiste Angele Smith’s single Bounce Back has been added to the 2015 Grammy provisional list under the Destiny movie soundtrack compilation. […]
December 5, 2014

Young Garvey rises from Trench Town

  Although Marcus Mosiah Garvey died in 1940, theJamaican political leader, publisher, journalist, entrepreneur, and orator has inspired millions. One of his incarnations is the militant, […]
December 5, 2014

Randy Valentine is ‘Still Pushing’

After topping the reggae iTunes sales charts in 2014 with ‘Break the Chain’, UK-based singer Randy Valentine will be releasing his new EP in February, coinciding […]
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 […]
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