Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Dennis Brown In a move aimed at highlighting another side of Jamaica to the world, the Ras Astor Black-led, Bob Arts TV has organised an ambitious entertainment project dubbed, the inaugural Montego Bay Reggae Month Carnival, which will unfold during the month of February. Black, who is quite excited about the project, told The Gleaner […]

Newly crowned RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman and Sportswoman of 2015, Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, say winning the prestigious title means a lot to them, adding they will be looking to represent Jamaica well, and seek more global success this year. The RJR Sports Foundation’s annual awards ceremony was held at The Jamaica Pegasus […]

Track and field’s golden boy, Usain Bolt, says he felt ‘let down’ by the sport’s leaders following recent doping and bribery controversies but thinks that suggestions to reset the world records – including the three that he currently holds are pointless. Bolt, who was on Friday evening named the 2015 RJR Sports Foundation National Sportsman […]

Family, friends, fans and social media have been abuzz following new developments that Buju Banton will get an early release. According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons website, the entertainer born Mark Anthony Myrie has a release date of December 8, 2018 which is 40 days early. Buju Banton who is currently serving a 10 […]

Reggae entertainer Tony Rebel is clearing the air after some persons are saying his annual show Rebel Salute is a marijuana event. Tony Rebel speaks with music news on his way to the launch of Rebel Salute in Canada. The Rebel explains that the event is an holistic festival that isn’t centred around the herb. […]

Sean Kingston, Shaggy and Rayvon, Ashanti, Popcaan, Ding Dong and Kevin Downswell delivered good performances at the 2016 staging of Shaggy and Friends charity concert held on the Lawns of Jamaica House on Saturday. Also on the line-up were Bugle, Beenie Man, Ity and Fancy Cat, Tanto Metro and Devonte, En Vogue, Omi, Nadine Sutherland […]

The Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA) has shifted into high gear with the planning of the 9th staging of the annual Reggae Month celebration in February. Emerging as a distinctive brand on Jamaica’s cultural landscape, Reggae Month has garnered international attention, attracting over 20,000 attendees in 2015. The month-long festival of events pays tribute to […]

It is not by coincidence that situation comedies are usually seen only on television, and they are no more than 30 minutes in length. In Dahlia Harris’ full-length play, Same Difference, the reason for this became clear. Harris’ script generated the desired laughter by placing the audience in the know. This was achieved through dramatic […]