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Shabba Ranks mourns the death of ‘Mama Christie’

CLAUDE MILLS/STAFF REPORTER Multi-Grammy winning artiste Shabba Ranks is mourning the death of his mother, Constance Christie, aka ‘Mama Christie’. The hardworking mother of seven children was reportedly 81 years old. Word of her death spread like wildfire on social media. Several persons, include Dexta Daps, tweeted their condolences. Dexta Daps wrote to his 1 […]

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Jamaica. Death. No problem.

by CLAUDE MILLS Jamaicans always feign embarrassment and horror at the stunning level of violence that happens daily in the ‘Mad Island’. But people, I say to you, be ashamed no more! I say, let us celebrate our violence, embrace our cultural peculiarities and idiosyncracies, heck, let’s market it! Forget about bauxite, the haemorrhaging Business […]

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PM Andrew Holness to reopen the industry soon

Prime Minister Andrew Holness is to begin discussions on the reopening of the entertainment industry soon. The prime minister, during a virtual press conference from Jamaica House yesterday evening, said the Government will begin reviewing measures in relation to the sector at the next COVID-19 management meeting this Friday. Event promoters have suggested that the […]

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JCF says ‘Day of Mourning’; Tashina : Ghetto Lives Matter. Is she right?

Fast-rising dancehall singjay Tashina McKenzie is making an urgent call for Jamaicans to recognise that all lives matter, especially those from inner city communities. “I do recognise that today is a day of mourning for the police and my condolences go out to the families. It is really sad that the people who protect us […]

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Beenie Man returns to the Billboard Reggae top ten after Verzuz clash

Patrick Roberts, chief executive officer of Shocking Vibes Production, has hailed the return of Beenie Man’s ‘Best of Beenie Man album’ to the top ten of the Billboard Reggae charts as an affirmation of the greatness of that era of dancehall music. “That album was more like a compilation, and it is a remarkable achievement […]

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NEW MUSIC REVIEW

It’s easier than ever for artistes to make their own music, and that means a lot of aspiring artists are making and sharing music right now. A lot of it is half-baked and unoriginal, but every now and then we come across something really cool, and there’s still nothing as satisfying as hearing something early, […]

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RT Boss instructs the girls to ‘Mek It Jump’

SINGJAY RT Boss is generating a buzz with his latest single, Survivor. Released last month on the RT Boss imprint, the single is aimed at giving inspiration to persons who may be affected mentally, spiritually, or financially by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. “It’s an inspirational song overall that speaks to the will of human […]

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VYBZ KARTEL APPEAL: NO INDICATION WHEN JUDGMENT WILL FALL

Legions of Gaza fans are anxiously awaiting the verdict of the Court of Appeal judges who will decide whether the World Boss will be released from prison or remain incarcerated on murder charges. The wait is proving to be almost interminable for die-hard fans. But despite all the hand-wringing and frantic speculation, there is no […]

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