Friday, 02 December 2022 14:09

New carnival band Yard Mas set for January launch

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A new carnival band — Yard Mas — is promising to cause an energetic disruption for Carnival in Jamaica on April 16, 2023, with its launch, a collaborative effort of five brands.

Thursday, 01 December 2022 18:57

Homecoming farewell for Tyrone Downie

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FOR most of his 66 years, Tyrone Downie was a world traveller. A talented musician who recorded and toured with the best in the music business, including Bob Marley, Burning Spear, Peter Tosh, and Youssou N'Dour.

Veteran reggae entertainer Freddie McGregor is recuperating in the United States after suffering a stroke.
 
Sources out of the US say the entertainer suffered a stroke on Monday and was hospitalised, but is now at home.
 
His specific condition is unknown.
 
McGregor has released more than 40 albums during his career and has received numerous accolades.
 
Last December, it was announced that he signed a worldwide publishing deal with the American company Warner Chappell Music, which covers the full catalogue of his close to six-decade career.
Wednesday, 30 November 2022 13:15

Toni-Ann sings Popcaan's praise

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FORMER Miss World Toni-Ann Singh is beaming with pride at today's release of Next To Me, a collaboration with dancehall heavyweight Popcaan.

Alkaline is set to release a six-track EP to close out 2022.

Tuesday, 29 November 2022 13:27

Ghetto Splash is back!

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FOR 33 years Ghetto Splash has brought cheer to residents of Waterhouse and adjoining communities during the Yuletide season. This year is no different, according to conceptualiser Patrick Roberts.

Sean Paul has been experiencing life in the sub-zero temperatures of the Austrian mountains.

Monday, 28 November 2022 12:45

Merciless copycat Mercenary set for Sting

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WHAT will Sting be without Merciless? The self-proclaimed "Warlord" was a staple of dancehall's most flamboyant show which takes place December 26 at Grizzly's Plantation in Priory, St Ann.

Sunday, 27 November 2022 14:35

Usain Bolt releases new song 'Alright, Alright'

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Sprint Icon Usain Bolt is back with another song dubbed "Alright Alright."

Dancehall star Popcaan and former Miss World, Toni-Ann Singh,  are set to release a collaboration dubbed 'Next to Me' on Wednesday, November 30.

Pop star Rihanna and her rapper boyfriend, A$AP Rocky, were out on Friday to attend a show featuring King of the Dancehall Beenie Man in Barbados at Kensington Oval, as the three were seen backstage at the event.

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