June 16, 2015

London love fest: Michelle Obama thrills girls in education push; has tea with Prince Harry

By Gregory Katz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LONDON _ Michelle Obama’s visit to a girls’ school in a diverse east London neighbourhood turned into a love fest […]
June 16, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ Janet Jackson will spend the fall on stage. Jackson has announced a tour beginning August 31st in Vancouver. Her new album comes […]
June 16, 2015

Taraji P. Henson discusses success of the TV show ‘Empire’ & her character Cookie Lyon

By Luqman Adeniyi THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Taraji P. Henson is on a mission: To take her brand global following the success of Fox’s […]
June 16, 2015

Drake, Buffy Sainte Marie, New Pornographers nominated for Polaris Music Prize

TORONTO _ Former winners Patrick Watson and Caribou are once again in the running for the $50,000 Polaris Music Prize. Records from perennial nominees Drake, Joel […]
June 16, 2015


WASHINGTON (AP) _ It seems like everyone who saw Prince perform at the White House this weekend was talking about it on social media, except for […]
June 11, 2015

Just a sample

HIP-HOP artistes have never hidden their respect for Jamaican music and culture. Some of the genre’s biggest acts have sampled or covered dancehall/reggae songs. The LargeUp.com […]
June 11, 2015

Cole makes a splash

TRESHA Cole, designer of Beach Goddess Swimwear, was judged the winner of Caribbean Fashionweek (CFW) Emerging Designer Showcase at @23 Bar in New Kingston, on Tuesday. […]
June 11, 2015

More Marley revelations

Revelation Part 11: The Fruit of Life, the fourth studio album from Stephen Marley, is expected to be out in August. In an interview with the […]
June 10, 2015


NEW YORK (AP) _ Beyonce‘s “big announcement” is falling flat with fans. Beyonce‘ appeared on “Good Morning America” this week promising to announce something “amazing.” She […]
June 9, 2015

Congratulations Tasha T on Wining “Best Caribbean Style”

Congratulations to Tasha T on winning in the “Best Caribbean Style” category of the prestigious “Black Canadian Awards” that took place on Saturday, June 6, 2015! The […]
June 9, 2015

Check Out Teenage Canadian Singer Lucas DiPasquale “DO IT LIKE” Behind The Scenes Video Featuring Konshens, Kardinal O and Stylo G”

It has been a whirlwind musical journey for Teenage Canadian singer Lucas DiPasquale since his remarkable acoustic mash-up of hits (Road Affi Tek On, Ravin and […]
June 9, 2015

Snoop Dogg sues Pabst Brewing Co., says he’s owed part of proceeds from sale of Colt 45

By Anthony McCartney THE ASSOCIATED PRESS LOS ANGELES _ Snoop Dogg sued Pabst Brewing Co. on Monday, claiming the beer-maker owes him a portion of its […]