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  • Hotta Rice still cooking after Jamrock cruise

    December 14, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    Popular dancehall selector/promoter Hotta Rice was one of the main selectors on the Welcome to Jamrock Cruise, where he played on the voyage's Dancehall Night. "The event was an experience, and I am grateful to have been a part of it. Mi go and shell down the place," a pumped-up Hotta Rice said. The selector, who recently changed the venue of his weekly

  • Footloose to give patrons 'fashion ova style'

    December 14, 2018 6:37 AM 3

    The final Footloose retro party for the year is scheduled to take place on Saturday at Mas Camp, Stadium North. The popular retro party series is promoted by Broadway Productions. According to promoter Tyrone Dixon, Footloose continues to attract a large turnout each staging because it is consistent with its offerings. "We always deliver what we promise

  • Rally Banks applying the pressure

    December 14, 2018 5:30 AM 2

    Emerging singjay Rally Banks is pleased with the reaction to his single, Pressure Is On , released in November. “The response to Pressure Is On has been great so far, people really love it. The video is now available on YouTube,” said Rally Banks. The song is produced by Rohan “Jah Snowcone” Fuller on his Coney Hill Records imprint. To promote Pressure

  • Martin to drop album next year

    December 14, 2018 5:30 AM 3

    Reggae act Christopher Martin continued putting in the work with a stop at Miami's Art Basel last week. Martin who recently released singles Come Back and Bun fi Bun featured on the upcoming Strictly the Best compilation out this January, also has an upcoming 2019 album in the works. Ahead of this release, he made a splash in Miami at various events

  • Autarchii to go live

    December 14, 2018 5:30 AM 4

    Roots-reggae's veterans reach out to the younger generation with the Live Inna Yard show, which takes place tomorrow at Kingston 10 Sports Bar & Grill in Kingston. Emerging singer Autarchii will perform an acoustic set backed by famed session guitarist Earl “Chinna” Smith and his Binghistra group. Autarchii, whose given name is Jermaine Joseph, is based

  • Dalton Harris nabs first chart topping spot

    December 13, 2018 2:00 PM 2

    Newly minted 'X Factor' winner Dalton Harris has reached number one in the Official Vodafone Big Top 40 chart. He copped the top spot with his single Power of Love, a duet with former 'X Factor' winner James Arthur. Harris' latest accomplishment comes less than two weeks after he was crowned the 2018 champion of the international talent competition

  • Winners on high with Doctor Bird Awards

    December 13, 2018 5:38 AM 2

    NINE stalwarts in their respective fields received the Mediamix Doctor Bird Award for Excellence in the Creative Industries in a 'short but sweet' ceremony at the Spanish Court Hotel in New Kingston on Tuesday evening. Lennie Little-White, conceptualiser of the awards, said the recipients have been making their contribution to Jamaica's creative sector

  • Return of the chart-toppers

    December 12, 2018 5:45 AM 4

    SIX of the 10 positions on this week's Billboard Reggae Albums Chart are former number ones. Five have improved their standing while the other has fallen down the table. Sting and Shaggy's 44/876, which is up for a Best Reggae Album Grammy, continues to dominate as it returns to number one — the 19th time it has achieved this feat in 33 weeks on the chart

  • Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse (3D)

    December 12, 2018 4:54 AM 7

    Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, the creative minds behind The Lego Movie and 21 Jump Street, bring their unique talents to a fresh vision of a different Spider-Man universe, with a groundbreaking visual style that's the first of its kind. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse

  • Backtrace – The past can’t disappear

    December 12, 2018 4:54 AM 8

    Justice is served by any means necessary in Lionsgate's Backtrace which follows a lone surviving thief from a bank heist gone wrong, who is sprung from a high-security facility. Following his seventh year of incarceration, he is coerced by an inmate and a ward doctor to break out of prison, and is administered an experimental drug that forces him to relive