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Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 11:10 PM

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Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:14 AM

This year’s Major step A very proud Grange said, “It was a major step for us and our music, because we definitely had our challenges. We could have entertained a discussion with UNESCO that spoke to ‘the reggae music from Jamaica...

Published:Tuesday | January 22, 2019 | 12:13 AM

Tony Rebel, “There are artistes who come to me and say that they have out an album or a new song and they want to perform on the show, it doesn’t matter how early or how many minutes they get. As an artiste, I understand this, but I...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:12 PM

Ten years

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 11:04 PMStephanie Lyew

It wouldn’t be the first time the statement, ‘sky’s the limit,’ has been used to introduced Pulse model Nicole Grey– who answers to the sobriquet, Sky. As a model, she has made the rounds internationally, but recently...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AM

After almost 20 years, the story that began at the start of the millennia has come to a close. Glass, concludes what began in 2000s Unbreakable, and continued in 2017's Split. This time reuniting the characters of David Dunn, played by Bruce Willis...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

There's no debate that music videos have always been a vital part of the industry. With the continuous transformation of digital media and social networking, animated video creation is now very popular.As the technology becomes more accessible, and...

Published:Monday | January 21, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberly Small/Gleaner Writer

In the realm of Rastafarianism, it is assumed that the conversation about Jamaica's ban on plastic and single-use plastic items, falls in the area of ital livity. However, conversations at the 26th annual Rebel Salute Reggae festival revealed that...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner

Regarded as one of Jamaica's great cultural assets, dancehall music originated in the '70s and in many ways mirrored the socioeconomic realities of Kingston's inner-city communities. The genre, an upbeat or digitalised version of its predecessor,...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small

Local comic book fans will be happy to know that there is a Jamaican playing alongside Marvel's gritty, take-no-prisoners superhero The Punisher on the popular Netflix streaming platform.Jamaican Jason R. Moore portrays the trusted, confident Curtis...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMRoy Black

The 11 bestselling singles of all time sold between 16 and 50 million copies.1. Leading the pack is the Ivin Berlin composition White Christmas. After more than 75 years, it remains unchallenged with sales of over 50 million copies worldwide.It was...

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew

Maybe it's the variety of activities offered, or the chance to get close to top reggae and dancehall artistes, that led to the Welcome to Jamrock Cruise (WTJRC) being sold out before its sixth staging, according to Damian 'Jr Gong' Marley....

Published:Sunday | January 20, 2019 | 12:00 AMMel Cooke

One morning, June Isaacs woke up to a pleasant surprise - literally - from her husband Gregory. He was playing his guitar and singing "I woke up this morning to a pleasant surprise". It was the beginning of the R...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 3:53 PM

Luciano, the Messenger, is usually a crowd favourite. The reggae music veteran has set foot on innumerable stages, so much so that it's difficult for him to put a confident count on exactly how many times he has performed at Rebel Salute...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 10:35 AMKimberely Small

Fast-rising entertainer, Koffee, a self-described ragamuffin, stole the hearts of patrons on Friday's first night of Rebel Salute 2019 held at  Grizzly's Plantation Cove in St Ann.  At the conclusion of a...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The Pulse Schools Model Search, which concluded last October, is already showing results. This past week, the winner of the inaugural competition, Kamaria Powell, flew to Paris to complete assignments for one of France's luxury design houses. The...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

PARIS (AP):Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AM

The British High Commission in Jamaica will stage its second 'Songs of the UK in JA' competition to unearth new talent.The competition invites Jamaicans 18 years and over to enter, performing a song by a UK artiste or group. The submission of...

Published:Saturday | January 19, 2019 | 12:00 AMStephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer

Unlike the Cayman Islands, Barbados, St Lucia, and the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica never had a carnival tradition before the '90s - first introduced on the University of the West Indies, Mona campus by students coming from these...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMMichael Reckord /Gleaner Writer

A great test of quality is longevity; the longer something lasts, the better it is deemed to be. Since playwrights are judged similarly, it follows that Barbara Gloudon and Basil Dawkins are among our best.Gloudon has written and produced more than...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMKimberley Small/Gleaner Writer

Like Dorothy down a psychedelic yellow brick road, shining gold with each step, 18-year-old reggae singjay Koffee is charting her own path in the music industry. In almost a year, she has already become a local household name, with a steadily...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMSade Gardner/Gleaner Writer

Grammy-winning superstar Buju Banton has promised to deliver an energetic 90-minute set at the Kingston leg of the Long Walk to Freedom tour on March 16.The artiste, who has not performed in Jamaica for nearly a decade, promised fans in a recorded...

Published:Friday | January 18, 2019 | 12:00 AMCarl Gilchrist/Gleaner Writer

Patrick 'Tony Rebel' Barrett, whose Rebel Salute show has been sponsored over the years by Jewel Resorts and Hilton Rose Hall, was awarded the Key to the Resorts at the show's international media launch at Jewel Dunn's River on Wednesday night....

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:21 PM

The website for tickets to Buju Banton's Long Walk to Freedom concert crashed this morning minutes after it went live. Tickets went on sale on bujubanton.com at 11 o'clock for the long-awaited Jamaican leg of the entertainer’s concert...

Published:Thursday | January 17, 2019 | 12:05 AMAssociateP

NEW YORK (AP) — Alicia Keys usually attends the Grammys, but this year she'll be there as a host. The Recording Academy announced Tuesday that the R&B star will host the February 10 show for the first time. The Grammys will air...

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