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  • What are you up for?

    February 21, 2018 4:51 AM 17

    Annie and Max's regular couples' game night takes an unexpected turn when Max's brother, Brooks, arranges a Murder Mystery Party, complete with fake thugs and faux federal agents. Driven by their competitive nature and desire to win the 'grand prize', the six gamers set out to solve the uncanny mystery. As the chaotic night unfolds, they begin to discover

  • Roman J. Israel, Esq

    February 21, 2018 4:51 AM 17

    Roman J. Israel, Esq is set in the underbelly of the overburdened Los Angeles criminal court system. Academy Award winner Denzel Washington stars as a driven, idealistic defence attorney who possesses an encyclopaedic brain and a penchant for saying the wrong thing at the wrong time. His simplistic life is upended when his mentor, a civil rights icon, dies. When he is recruited

  • Toni Braxton, Birdman engaged

    February 21, 2018 4:51 AM 18

    Toni Braxton and Birdman are engaged. The 50-year-old singer has confirmed that she and the 49-year-old rapper are to marry after showing off her ring in a teaser clip for her TV show Braxton Family Values, in which she tells her sisters the pair will wed. Speaking in the preview ahead of the new season, Toni says: "I have an announcement to make ... I'm engaged

  • Musicians' union joins JaRIA

    February 20, 2018 2:00 PM 20

    The Jamaica Federation of Musicians and Affiliates Union is now a member of the JaRIA (Jamaica Reggae Industry Association) board. This was made known by JaRIA Chairman Michael 'Ibo' Cooper at the recent staging of the Reggae Month Open University forum. dormant for many years. Its aims and objectives are the promotion of live music, the improvement

  • Nesbeth turns to fans to fund debut album

    February 20, 2018 2:00 PM 18

    Nesbeth is going the route of crowdfunding for the production of his upcoming debut album, which has been titled A.M.E.N. Crowdfunding is the practice of supporting a project by raising money from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. "Though I have no issues with major labels, I opted instead to work directly with my fans. Some people

  • Bounty Killer gets major award in the US

    February 20, 2018 2:00 PM 19

    Although he is unable to travel to the United States, veteran deejay Bounty Killer continues to make a tremendously positive impact stateside in the music industry. On Sunday, he was honoured with a Blue & Bougie Lifetime Achievement Award at Mingles CafE in the Bronx, New York, for his outstanding contribution to the music industry in Jamaica and internationally

  • Spice joins cast of popular US reality series

    February 20, 2018 2:00 PM 18

    Following news that Jamaican entertainers Shaggy and Popcaan would be appearing in upcoming movies, another local artiste will be heating up international screens soon. Spice, considered the current queen of dancehall, will appear on the newest season of the US reality series Love and Hip Hop: Atlanta set to begin next month. Spice is no stranger to the VH1 television

  • 'Release' for J'can history, QUILT's members

    February 20, 2018 5:00 AM 15

    In keeping with the old adage 'art imitates life', the Jamaican performing arts company QUILT will soon present a patchwork of theatrical performances in a production called Release. "The show is in line with our efforts to release ideas to develop further dialogue on issues that are typically swept under the carpet'," Maya Wilkinson, director of Multimedia

  • Black Panther claws away at box office

    February 19, 2018 5:26 AM 16

    NEW YORK (AP) — A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed Black Panther to a record-setting US$192-million debut in US and Canada theatres, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box office landmark. The Marvel film from the Walt Disney Co blew past expectations to become the fifth-highest-grossing

  • Freestylee image on Kingston’s music

    February 19, 2018 4:15 AM 18

    With Kingston having been declared a Creative City of Music by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) in 2015, there will be an image to represent that creativity. Speaking on Thursday at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston, Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia 'Babsy' Grange said one of late artist