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  • Demi Lovato's 'dealer' said she knew the dangers

    August 28, 2018 5:00 AM 3

    Demi Lovato's alleged drug dealer claims that she "knew the risks" of taking drugs. Brandon Johnson revealed that Demi, 26, called him and asked him to come over to her house in the early hours of July 24 and said that she "100 per cent knew what she was taking". He told TMZ: "She texted me at 4 a.m. because she's a girl and she wanted to kick it. We hung out. She has long hours

  • Musical genres, generations combine for 'Yardie' ... soundtrack officially released Friday

    August 27, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    Universal-Island Records has released the official soundtrack album for Idris Elba's feature film, 'Yardie'. The album features the songs by artistes such as Lord Creator, Yellowman, The Isley Brothers, Culture, Grace Jones, The Roots Radics, The Heptones and Skip Marley. The soundtrack was released on Friday and is now available for pre-order on Amazon

  • Taking art to the streets

    August 26, 2018 5:26 AM 5

    Downtown Kingston is set to come alive today with Kingston Creative, a series of events designed to have the public experience art in the streets of the city. The event is set to bring together artists, artisans and designers of all backgrounds and lay the groundwork for the development of an art district and hub for creative entrepreneurs in Downtown

  • Selfie on the Beach excites

    August 25, 2018 2:00 PM 3

    The third staging of the Selfie on the Beach party excited patrons at Fort Clarence Beach in Hellshire, Portmore, St Catherine, recently. Andrew Selfie, a promoter for the party, said that the event has grown over the years. "Selfie on the Beach was born out of a party called Selfie Tuesdayz, which is held in Boston, US, every Tuesday by one of my brethren

  • I am ready for the spotlight

    August 24, 2018 2:00 PM 1

    Dancehall artiste George P, aka the Ghetto Prezident, says he is ready to take his place in the spotlight. The talented deejay, who hails from the Grants Pen area of St Andrew, is currently enjoying much attention with his single Real Ghetto President on the Masta Myne Records imprint. "This song was released two weeks ago, and it's already generating

  • Ganggoolie hits BBC Radio website with Neymar Dance

    August 24, 2018 2:00 PM 1

    Dancehall artiste Ganggoolie is riding high these days as his popular Neymar Dance has been added to the BBC Radio list of songs eligible for radio play. "It feels great that this song has so much international appeal, there are dancers doing it in Sweden, France, Germany, the UK. I even got a video from Portugal. And now with BBC radio adding the song to their

  • Eklypse gets high views on cannabis track

    August 24, 2018 2:00 PM 1

    Nannyville recording artiste Eklypse has racked up more than one million YouTube views on his video 'Cannabis'. Produced by Darka Shadz and Soniclinks Production, the audio for the track was released back in February. As the track appealed to a wide audience almost immediately after its release, Eklypse and his team began working on the visuals, hoping

  • Dancers' Paradise: Upgrade wants to travel the world with dancing

    August 24, 2018 2:00 PM 1

    Growing up in Mountain View, St Andrew, Owen Reece, who goes by the alias 'Upgrade', says he turned to dancing as a means of being different from others around him. "I wanted to be the odd one out, but me dancing has definitely made my community better," he told THE WEEKEND STAR. And although he has been dancing all his life, the 23-year-old noted that he has been doing

  • New Miss Universe Jamaica to be crowned tonight

    August 24, 2018 5:55 AM 6

    Tonight, the Miss Universe Jamaica Beauty & Wellness pageant takes place at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in Kingston. Sponsored by Island Energy, the pageants will see 24 finalists compete for three titles: Miss Universe Jamaica, Miss Grand Jamaica and Miss Intercontinental Jamaica. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer, director of the Miss Universe

  • PHOTO: Miss Jamaica World finalists visit GG

    August 22, 2018 6:49 PM 9

    KINGSTON, Jamaica — On Tuesday, August 21, the 16 finalists of Miss Jamaica World 2018 made a courtesy call on Governor General Sir Patrick Allen at Kings House. The Governor General reminded them of their duty to service as they prepare to represent Jamaica at the Miss World 2018 pageant. Photo shows the Governor General with (front row from left) Tamaya