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Stories by Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Published:Saturday | March 23, 2019 | 12:08 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Reggae gospel artiste Chozenn has said that his recent International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) nomination is simply a manifestation of the fruits of his labour and a confirmation of his mandate. On Wednesday morning, a jubilant Chozenn...

Published:Wednesday | March 20, 2019 | 12:11 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Elder statesman in reggae music Bunny Wailer is still recuperating from a stroke and will not be ready to take the stage until 2020. Jah B, as the only living member of the iconic Wailer is also called, recently returned from a five-week stint in...

Published:Friday | March 8, 2019 | 12:24 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

With Reggae Month just concluded, singer Julian Marley says he feels that the time has come for an entire year to be officially declared the International Year of Reggae Music. “Maybe because I’m not there (in Jamaica), I didn’t feel Reggae Month...

Published:Thursday | March 7, 2019 | 12:20 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

It was Startime meets Stars ‘R’ Us, inside the Louise Bennett Garden Theatre on Sunday, as friends of veteran singer, Noel ‘Bunny’ Brown, united to pay tribute to him in song, at a remembrance service that will long be remembered. Organised by the...

Published:Friday | March 1, 2019 | 12:27 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Although veteran singer-songwriter Jimmy James says it’s great to be back in Jamaica, the jovial entertainer told The Gleaner that he is “nervous as hell” about his upcoming performance at Simply Myrna tomorrow night. In a very light-hearted mood...

Published:Friday | March 1, 2019 | 12:24 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Following a whirlwind tour of Latin America while wearing the hat, artiste manager, Grammy winning producer Tony ‘CD’ Kelly is revelling in the fact that the music is alive and well outside of Jamaica. This comes against the backdrop of criticism...

Published:Friday | February 22, 2019 | 12:09 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

Veteran female deejay Janice Fyffe, known to her fans as Lady G, is aiming to make her presence felt again in the music industry in a big way. However, the Nuff Respect artiste insists that she is not back, she is simply ready to work again, and...

Published:Sunday | February 17, 2019 | 12:21 AMYasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

It is well documented that reggae and dancehall artistes have long had a love/hate ­relationship with radio, the most effective medium through which their songs are connected to the world. Many a singer and ­deejay have been known to throw...

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