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  • Ganja education project blazes with success

    March 8, 2018 5:21 AM 9

    The National Council on Drug Abuse (NCDA) Ganja Education Programme is hailing its recently concluded “Talk Di Truth” “Future Comes First” high school tour as a success. Launched in July 2017, the project was in partnership with the Ministry of Health and concluded last month. It was supported by Devin Di Dakta and Ikaya, the voices behind the NCDA ad titled

  • School band contest sounds off today

    March 8, 2018 5:21 AM 9

    EIGHTEEN schools are part of this year's Jamaica Best School Band (JBSB) competition which kicks off today at Belair High School in Mandeville, Manchester. Details of the event were outlined last Thursday by conceptualiser Rayven Amani during a media launch at Knutsford Court Hotel in St Andrew. The competition is celebrating its fifth year. “We start

  • STAR of the Month: Konshens talks shock value

    March 7, 2018 2:00 PM 13

    In the past, a number of aspiring dancehall artiste have used shock value in a bid to attract attention to their music. Some artistes have altered their appearances by bleaching their skin in order to gain attention. Furtyle Brain had goat horns protruding form his head; Linguiss Di Saviour walked around with a heavy wooden cross; and Alkaline has even worn darkened

  • Tropical House Tropical House remains on top

    March 7, 2018 6:17 AM 9

    ORLANDO-BASED singer Leilani Wolfgramm enters the Billboard Reggae Album Chart this week at number three with Live Wire. Released on February 23 by Raleigh Records, the 10-track set moved 119 copies in its opening week. It is Wolfgramm's third album. Mista Savona's Havana Meets Kingston sold an additional 77 copies to re-enter the top 10 at number 10, up from 21 last week. To date, the album

  • Death Wish How far is too far for justice?

    March 7, 2018 4:43 AM 9

    The US is home to 125 million families. One in four families will become victims of a crime. What would you do if your family was next? Bruce Willis is Dr Paul Kersey, a surgeon who only sees the aftermath of his city's violence when it is rushed into his ER. His life comes to a jarring turn when his wife and college-age daughter are viciously attacked

  • Samson A hero chosen by God

    March 7, 2018 4:43 AM 10

    The whole story is revealed in Pure Flix's interpretation of the famous biblical story of Samson - a young Hebrew with supernatural powers. Samson is the biblical Hercules, a man of incredible strength who nonetheless could not escape tragedy. His supernatural strength and impulsive decisions quickly pit him against the oppressive Philistine empire

  • Semiramide live in HD this Saturday at Carib 5

    March 7, 2018 4:43 AM 10

    Rossini's masterpiece of dazzling vocal fireworks makes a rare Met appearance, its first in nearly 25 years with Maurizio Benini conducting. The all-star bel canto cast features Angela Meade in the title role of the murderous Queen of Babylon, who squares off in breathtaking duets with Arsace, a trouser role sung by Elizabeth DeShong. Javier Camarena

  • Bushman wants to conquer globe with new album

    March 6, 2018 6:30 AM 16

    Reggae artiste Bushman has officially released his long-awaited album, Conquering Lion. In the production that was released last Friday, Bushman remained true to his roots by giving the world music wrapped in an authentic reggae package. Produced under his label, Burning Bush Music, the album is jam-packed with 13 tracks, all maintaining a conscious

  • Black Panther is king of box office

    March 5, 2018 6:46 AM 15

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wakanda's reign over America shows no signs of waning. Black Panther is king of the US box office for the third- straight weekend. Studio estimates yesterday say the Marvel movie brought in US$65 million this weekend, easily outpacing new releases Red Sparrow and Death Wish. Black Panther has now grossed US$500 million domestically

  • I-spy sexual intensity in 'Red Sparrow'

    March 5, 2018 4:48 AM 14

    To many of us, the life of a spy has always seemed glamorous. That is not entirely so for ballerina Dominika Egorova, played by Jennifer Lawrence. When an unfortunate accident leaves her unable to take the stage, she's left with little options to look after her ailing mother. In desperation, she accepts recruitment as a Red Sparrow, a kind of Russian