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  • Vernon Buckley returns Refreshed

    September 24, 2017 8:55 AM

    Vernon Buckley, best known as a member of The Maytones, returns to the scene with a new solo album titled Refreshed. It was recently released digitally and on compact disc. The set contains an updated version of Money Worries, a hit song for the group in 1979. Buckley, who has lived in Toronto since 1980, wrote most of the songs on the 15-track set. Though

  • Rita Marley gets another doctorate

    September 23, 2017 3:14 PM 1

    RITA Marley, wife of the late reggae singer Bob Marley, was one of 33 individuals who were awarded with doctorates at the University of Fort Hare (UFH) in South Africa recently. The occasion was held at the Alice Campus of the university. This was Marley's second doctorate, having received her first from the University of the West Indies in 2015. She was, however

  • All set for Sandals arts festival finals

    September 23, 2017 3:14 PM 2

    THE international finals of the Sandals Festival of Arts Talent and Model Competition (formerly ENCORE) kicks off with a grand welcome party dubbed “ s exy Sunday All White Edition” at the highly acclaimed Ochi Beach Club at Sandals Ochi Beaches Resort on Sunday, September 24. The week-long event will feature precocious Sandals talents from Jamaica

  • 3Star aims to shine with new album

    September 22, 2017 2:00 PM 2

    Conscious recording artiste 3Star is aiming to shine brighter than ever with the release of his forthcoming album, 'Soldier In Jah Army'. The project is expected to hit stores on September 28, and will be available for purchase through all digital platforms. The body of work is an artistic and beautifully crafted project that will be greatly appreciated

  • Short I sings of Africa

    September 22, 2017 9:12 AM

    After almost eight years of honing her skills, reggae singer Short I is finally ready with her debut single African's Repatriation. The singjay said the song digs deep into her spirituality and a connection with her African roots. She noted that in addition to gaining notoriety for her, she hopes that the song will educate its listeners as it relates

  • Survivor Slim making an impact

    September 22, 2017 9:12 AM

    Reggae artiste Survivor Slim believes his collaboration All Night featuring deejay Spragga Benz could open some doors for him musically. The song, produced by RSQTHP Music Group/Red Square Productions/Schife, has been gaining some tra” “The song is about catering to a female, taking her out and letting her have a good time. She doesn't have to pay for nothing

  • Tom Laing riding the King's Highway

    September 22, 2017 9:12 AM

    SINGER Tom Laing is currently holding down the number two spot on the South Florida Reggae chart with King's Highway . It is also number eight on the Foundation Radio Network (New York) reggae chart. But while Laing is celebrating his recent chart success, he has remained true to his Trench Town roots. The New York-based artiste is a firm believer in the power

  • 5 questions with Scratch Perry and Larry McDonald

    September 22, 2017 5:00 AM 1

    Larry McDonald: After 40 years you view anything differently. You don't want to mess with the original intent, but you try to say it in a manner that reflects how you feel today. Lee 'Scratch' Perry: Well my music comes from God. Me nah copy no man. Me listen to nature and the sounds of nature are God's music. So my music is God's music and it will never

  • Tasha T grateful for nomination

    September 21, 2017 1:03 PM

    Reggae singer Tasha T is elated for her Top Reggae Artist Award nomination for 2017 by the Caribbean Music and Entertainment (CME) Awards. This marks the fifth annual awards ceremony and the event is slated to take place on Sunday at the Rose Theatre in Brampton, Ontario. Tasha T, born in Canada to Caribbean parents, knew exactly what she wanted to do from an early

  • Reggae stars for MJW pageant

    September 21, 2017 1:03 PM 1

    Spartan Health Club and the Miss Jamaica World Pageant return to the Stadium complex after a near 20-year hiatus on Saturday with the hosting of the 2017 pageant final, known traditionally, as the Grand Coronation Show. The event will be staged in the National Indoor Sport Centre and will mark its grand return with a star-studded entertainment package