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  • Messieh calls for more Unity

    March 2, 2018 11:49 AM 17

    Messieh has added his voice to the growing cry for peace across the island. Hailing from the community of Mount Salem in Montego Bay, Messieh is promoting Unity In The Community, which was recently released by Life Valley Entertainment. “I'm perturbed about what's happening in Montego Bay and other areas in Jamaica. The song is a call for peace and we need to bring

  • Sean Paul and Becky G on top

    March 2, 2018 10:37 AM 19

    In 2016 Sean Paul topped the Billboard Reggae Digital Song Sales chart with No Lie , featuring Dua Lipa. He returns to the top this week with Mad Love , a collaboration with French DJ/producer David Guetta and American singer Becky G. Mad Love is the lead single from Sean Paul's forthcoming seventh studio album for Island Records. It is also number 9 on Billboard's

  • Women take limelight at Lipstick & Heels

    March 1, 2018 12:45 PM 17

    When dancehall artiste Quali Tee hosted a party called 'Lipstick and Heels' it seemed like the perfect opportunity for women to come out wearing their sexiest outfits. Quali Tee made headlines last year when she wore a police uniform in Alkaline's Afterall music video. But when she held the event at 17 Studio One Boulevard in St Andrew last Friday, she had to share

  • PaKaGe to 'wow' at MoBay High fundraiser

    March 1, 2018 7:00 AM 14

    MONTEGO BAY, St James - The Montego Bay High School Past Students Association will this Saturday stage a concert dubbed:'Wonderful Women of Worth in Concert', at the school's auditorium, as part of efforts by the association to raise funds for the expansion of the institution. Set to start at 6:00 pm, the concert features Jamaica's singing powerhouse

  • Beenie Man mourns loss of grandmother

    March 1, 2018 5:35 AM 15

    BEENIE Man's grandmother, Doris Ferguson Stewart, passed away at her home in Shrewsbury district, near Cotterwood in St Elizabeth last Thursday. She was 91 years old. Stewart, affectionately called Dar Dar or Gloria, reportedly died of a heart attack. The Grammy-winning deejay said he is taking the loss very hard as she was very much involved in his upbringing

  • UWI Carnival plans 'Uprising', show of African themes

    March 1, 2018 5:00 AM 16

    The UWI Carnival recently executed its band launch at the Mona Visitor's Lodge, going bigger and better with the set-up and theme for 2018. This year's 'Uprising' theme is conceptualised off various ethnic backgrounds of Caribbean people, which makes up more than 90 per cent of the University's population. Planning committee member, AndrÈ Spaulding

  • Iba Mahr at 100 LIVE

    February 28, 2018 10:49 PM 14

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — Iba Mahr is this evening's guest performer at the Reggae Month edition of 100 LIVE on Hope Road in St Andrew. Admission is free. “Since the release of the Diamond Sox album, it has been a while since I perform a full set locally in such intimate setting. Tonight inside 100 Hope Road, grants the opportunity to share some of my fans'

  • Yasus basks in Poetry in Motion’s growth

    February 28, 2018 6:27 AM 13

    YASUS Afari, conceptualiser of the annual Poetry In Motion festival, is pleased with its growth. The two-day event marked its 15th anniversary at the Manchester Golf Club in Mandeville, Manchester, on Friday, February 23, and Sunday, February 25. “It was exceptionally well attended. It is growing, as we had around 350 people in attendance; that wouldn't

  • Puccini's 'La Bohème' encores at Palace Cineplex this Sunday

    February 28, 2018 5:07 AM 21

    The Met: Live in HD continued its 12th season last Saturday with its live transmission of Puccini's La Boheme, taking in an estimated attendance of 84,885 in North America and earning a gross of $1.875 million. A constant presence at the Metropolitan Opera since 1981, the Franco Zeffirelli production of La Boheme devoured the Met's stage with an exciting

  • An umbrella over dance companies, genres, seasons

    February 28, 2018 4:09 AM 18

    For approximately the last quarter of each year, Michael Holgate attends as many of the annual cycle of Jamaican dance company seasons as he can. The founder and director of Jamaica Dance Umbrella is not the only person connected with the festival who observes the current repertoire, Holgate naming RenÈe McDonald and Neila Ebanks as others who keep a keen eye on the stage