Friday, December 15th, 2017

Marley albums – whether by the father Bob or his sons Damian, Stephen, Ky-Mani and Ziggy – heavily populating the iTunes Reggae Albums Chart is nothing new. But even by the lofty Marley standards, the topmost handful of the 100 reggae albums identified on Thursday night was remarkable. Save for the number three album Set […]

Having endured a miserable campaign were they failed to reach the final of the Manning Cup and daCosta Cup competitions, heavyweights Kingston College (KC) and St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) will look to avoid ending the season empty-handed when they clash in the final ISSA/Flow Super Cup competition today. The match will be played […]

President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Sebastian Coe (left) and Prince Albert II of Monaco (right) pose with Belgium’s combined events specialist Nafissatou Thiam (second right) who won the 2017 Athlete female of the Year Award, and Qatari high jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim who won the 2017 Athlete male of the Year […]

WASHINGTON (AP): The ultra-wealthy, especially those with dynastic businesses like President Donald Trump and his family do very well under a major Republican tax bill moving in the Senate, as they do under legislation passed this week by the House. On the other hand, people living in high-tax states, who deduct their local property, income […]

Sam Carty does not make a flat-out declaration that he invented the word ‘jamrock’ for his entry in the 1981 Festival Song competition. There is more than a touch of humility in Carty’s assessment of the origins of the term that subsequently became a popular nickname for Jamaica, the name of a now defunct New […]

Well-respected sports therapist Everald ‘Eddie’ Edwards is calling on local track and field authorities to better protect junior athletes and prepare them for future competition at major international senior championships. Edwards, who, since 2007, has worked side-by-side with iconic Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt as his exclusive sports therapist, recently opened a new treatment facility – […]

Having already waited more than 12 years for the Government to accept liability for medical negligence which left her daughter, Tashi Turner, with the mental capacity of a baby, 36-year-old Alisha Coleman will have to wait another two weeks to find out how much she will be compensated by the State. Last month, government lawyers […]

Dr. Jimmy Cliff is nominated for the 2018 Songwriters Hall of Fame. Other performing nominees for the 2018 class include Tracy Chapman, Alice Cooper, Mariah Carey, the Isley Brothers, Alan Jackson, Kool & the Gang, Tom Waits and Tom T. Hall. Reggae legend Jimmy Cliff is renowned for a slew of hits such as “Many […]

Sanchez is set to receive an award from his Alma Mater for his 30 Year Contribution to the Music Industry. The St Andrew Technical High School is set to award the renowned reggae singer. The Show which is dubbed Sanchez and Friends – Keeping it Real” will have its inaugural staging on November 11, at the Jamaica […]

  Spirits brand Bacardi has teamed up with a number of Jamaican entertainers for its ‘Sound of Rum’ Bacardi United Kingdom campaign. The campaign super charged by Major Lazer is centered around reggae, dancehall, soca, hip hop and electronic music. The campaign features a four part story board video documentary showing key experiences of Caribbean […]