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  • Courts Jamaica helps at-risk youth

    November 30, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    In an effort to bring comfort to at-risk youth during the Yuletide season, Unicomer Jamaica Limited, through its brand Courts, has collaborated with regional and local suppliers to donate furniture valued at more than J$3 million to seven children's homes. The presentation was made earlier this week to Wortley Girls Home, Annie Dawson Children's Home, Sunbeam

  • I-Octane to be a 'musical Santa'

    November 30, 2018 2:00 PM 4

    International recording artiste I-Octane is poised to spend the holidays delivering musical gifts across Europe. On December 14, he will kick off his 2018 Love & Life European Winter Tour in Stockholm, Sweden. He will end 2018 in Germany. His third full-length album, Love & Life, was released in March. It debuted at number three on the Reggae Billboard

  • Unknown Gringo gets warm reception

    November 30, 2018 5:19 AM 4

    MoBay's on-the-rise singjay Unknown Gringo gave a well-received performance during the JB Outa West show at the Dump Up beach in St James last weekend. Vuvuzelas and cheers greeted his songs Tank Up and Bingo Mi Bingo. He was forced to pull up the songs and start them from the top. “I am the maddest, we ah the baddest, la este en el baddest,” he said. He closed

  • Shaggy, Sting still in the runnings

    November 28, 2018 5:29 AM 10

    San Diego fusion band Slightly Stoopid returns to the number one spot on the Billboard Reggae album Chart this week with Everyday Life, Everyday People . Despite moving a paltry 120 copies last week. To date, it has sold 14,016 copies since its release in July. Beres Hammond's Never Ending moved up to number three with another 109 copies, a slight drop from the 122 copies

  • Robin Hood – Legend, Nobleman, Outlaw

    November 28, 2018 5:00 AM 5

    Packed with gritty battlefield exploits and mind-blowing fight choreography, Robin Hood finds Robin of Loxley (Taron Egerton) a war-hardened crusader and his Moorish commander (Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx) returning from the crusades to discover a Sherwood Forest rife with corruption and evil. Teaming with a band of outlaws, the heroic outlaw takes

  • Double K eager to please Canadian audience

    November 27, 2018 2:00 PM 4

    Kelisha Green, more popularly known as Double K, says she enjoys performing. And for the rest of 2018, fans will see her on several stages, as she will be going to Canada for three gigs, beginning December 14. Double K told THE STAR that she was excited to deliver new music and engage her Canadian audience on her return to the territory. "This is my second

  • Oprah Winfrey's mother has died

    November 26, 2018 7:29 PM 1

    A Winfrey spokeswoman today issued a statement saying Lee died at her Milwaukee home on November 22. The spokeswoman says private funeral services were held. No other details were provided. Lee was a teenager when she gave birth to Winfrey in Mississippi in 1954. They moved to Milwaukee when Winfrey was six-years-old. Lee was featured getting a makeover

  • JaFrass building on current momentum

    November 26, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    With his recent single Pon Di Board doing well locally, dancehall artiste JaFrass is looking to build on the momentum. Pon Di Board has already racked up more than 600,000 views since its summer release and is a staple on all major mixtapes as well as a must-play in any party. And according to his producer, Notnice, this is just the tip of the iceberg

  • Red Bull dance contest tonight

    November 26, 2018 10:42 AM 5

    THIS evening, 876 Terrace Bar and Grill in St Andrew is slated to be transformed into the global dance central with the inaugural staging of Red Bull Dance Your Style. The event, Mojito Mondays — which is free to the public, is slated to begin at 10:00 pm. Red Bull Dance Your Style has been scheduled for 16 countries, including South Africa (November

  • Julian's new album next year

    November 26, 2018 10:42 AM 5

    Julian Marley plans to release his fourth studio album, As I Am, in early 2019. Straighter Roads, its lead song, is available digitally. Produced by Ghetto Youths International, As I Am will be digitally released on January 25, while the physical format drops on February 8. It features Damian “Junior Gong” Marley and Stephen Marley as executive producers