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  • Coleen 'Kolaz' Wright makes it to bigger screen

    May 26, 2018 2:00 PM 5

    Televison host Coleen 'Kolaz' Wright will be the face of Travel Access, a TV show that highlights various foods, lifestyle, culture, events and attractions. The show will premiere on regional and international networks next week Tuesday. "Travel Access is a multifaceted tool for the various players within the tourism industry," Kern Spencer, the show's

  • Kartel professes love for 'Gaza ladies' — Deejay tries to make up with fans after posting picture of white woman

    May 26, 2018 2:00 PM 6

    The 'Gaza nation' has been unwavering for more than a decade, fearlessly standing behind their leader, incarcerated deejay Vybz Kartel, through the many controversial issues he has faced during his career. They stood by him through thick and thin, and it seemed the deejay could do no wrongs in the eyes of his loyal 'Gaza fans'. That was not the case last weekend

  • Mavado, Matisyahu team up

    May 26, 2018 8:35 AM 9

    Jewish American reggae vocalist Matisyahu has teamed with dancehall artiste Mavado for his new single Coming from Afar . The song was released late last week. In an interview with Billboard Magazine, Matisyahu spoke about working with Mavado. “Mavado is the truth. Getting the chance to work with a real artiste in an industry filled with lots of generic

  • CeCe Winans for Gosplash in August

    May 26, 2018 5:00 AM 11

    CeCe Winans is the headliner for this year's staging of Gosplash. The event, which is being promoted by Action Entertainment, will take place on Emancipation Day, August 1, at the Liguanea Golf Academy in New Kingston. "CeCe Winans cuts across generations of music lovers, from gospel to secular. She has been a staple in the music industry, and she is still

  • Mad Patience promises something new for dancehall

    May 25, 2018 2:00 PM 4

    Mad Patience is not a name many in the entertainment industry are familiar with. But in a recent interview with THE WEEKEND STAR, the artiste, who is the newest member of Aidonia's 4th Genna crew, says he is ready to become a household name in Jamaica. "I won't say much, except that I'm versatile, I'm a part of one of the baddest crews in dancehall right

  • Sean Paul's father dies in hospital

    May 25, 2018 8:52 AM 7

    GARTH Henriques, father of international recording artiste Sean Paul, passed away in the University Hospital at the West Indies in St Andrew yesterday. “With deep regret I announce the passing of my father, Garth Henriques, today, May 24, 2018. On behalf of our family, I wish to thank everyone who has offered their kind words and sincere condolences

  • New music from Tessanne Chin

    May 25, 2018 8:52 AM 10

    MUCH hasn't been heard from singer Tessanne Chin in a while. The Season 5 winner of NBC 's The Voice is featured on the track Let Me Love You , produced by musician Paul Kastik. Dancehall artiste Honorebel is also featured on the track. Let Me Love You was released last Friday by Kastik's Groove Galore Muzik label and is distributed by Zojak World Wide. “I've had Tessanne's

  • Actress is wanted to front an alopecia foundation

    May 25, 2018 5:00 AM 15

    Jada Pinkett Smith, the Magic Mike XXL star - who recently candidly opened up about her hair loss - has been dubbed "inspirational" by the National Alopecia Areata Foundation and they would like to see her become an ambassador. A spokesperson for the foundation said they have been trying to contact Jada after she opened up about her struggle with hair loss. Jada did not say whether

  • Jah Cure risks it all

    May 23, 2018 5:29 AM 6

    JAH Cure has released his latest single Risk it All, featuring Haitian American singer Phyllisia Ross. “Risk it All is a perfect re-introduction to Jah Cure and his upcoming release,” said Stephen Chin, project manager at VP Records. “The song has all of the elements that his fans love and the added vocals of Phyllisia Ross make it a scorching summer

  • Shaggy, Sting hold firm

    May 23, 2018 5:29 AM 6

    New Zealand reggae fusion band Sons of Zion makes its debut on this week's Billboard Reggae Album chart. The group's third album, Vantage Point, enters at number nine. The album, which contains 15 tracks, was released on May 11 via Sony Music Entertainment. For the fourth week running, Sting and Shaggy remain on top with their collaborative effort 44/876. The album