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FAREWELL TO STEELY

Published on September 3rd, 2009 | by asiedu3

Keyboardist Wycliffe ‘Steely’ Johnson of the infamous production duo Steely and Clevie died on Tuesday from a heart failure. Steely who suffered from diabetes contracted pneumonia after removal of a benign tumour at Brookhaven Memorial Hospital [&hellip... Read More


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TRELAWNY WOMEN’S FEST

Published on August 28th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Women in Trelawny will be treated to three days of workshops and motivational talks courtesy of the inaugural Trelawny Women’s Fest. This will be held from September 11-13 and will feature local as well as international [&hellip... Read More


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THE WEEKEND WAS FABULOUS

Published on August 25th, 2009 | by asiedu3

August 7-9 saw the launching of an event series entitled ‘The Weekend’ and by reports, it was a great success. The décor, presentation and service were of first world standards. The interesting blend of attendees was [&hellip... Read More


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SOJA RELEASES ALBUM ENTITLED BORN IN BABYLON

Published on August 24th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Washington D.C. based reggae band SOJA announced that the highly anticipated third full-length album “Born in Babylon“ will be released digitally worldwide, exclusively on iTunes on August 25, 2009. The album follows on the heels of [&hellip... Read More


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GOSPEL NIGHT ON DIGICEL RISING STARS

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

The roof of the Courtleigh auditorium was left in shambles by the end of this week’s Digicel Rising Stars performance show, as performance after performance was a humbling and inspiring experience for both the Judges and [&hellip... Read More


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REGGAE/DANCEHALL/SOCA AT THE NEW JERSEY REGGAE FEST

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Caribbean music’s highest ranking officials are planning to invade Newark‘s Bears & Eagles Riverfront Stadium on Sunday, September 20th. The ‘King of the Dancehall’ Beenie Man, the ‘International Soca King’ Machel Montano, and Iconic Roots/Dancehall General [&hellip... Read More


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JAMAICA DOING WELL IN DIGICEL CARIBBEAN CUP NEW YORK

Published on August 14th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Reigning Digicel Caribbean Cup New York Champions, Jamaica, managed to draw 1 – 1 with St. Vincent & the Grenadines (SVG) in the feature match of the Digicel Caribbean Cup New York. The match was played [&hellip... Read More


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DAYDREAMS WAS FABULOUS

Published on August 11th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Despite of the heavy rain, patrons clad in full white were ready to enjoy the dream experience last Friday at Long Bay Beach in Negril. Wherever there was shelter at the venue or on the way [&hellip... Read More


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EAST vs. WEST AT YUSH

Published on August 11th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Dubbed the musical showdown of ‘East vs. West’, Yush took Margaritaville, Negril on a musically journey with Code Red and Coppershot representing the east and ZJ Liquid and DJ Wayne representing the west. Thousands crammed into [&hellip... Read More


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THE I AM BLESSED TOUR

Published on August 7th, 2009 | by asiedu3

After completing a seemingly successful tour across Europe Dancehall artiste Mr Vegas is back in the island. The ‘I AM BLESSED TOUR’ started on July 13th at the Summer Reggae Fest at Fort de Saint Pere [&hellip... Read More


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THE BEST OF REGGAE SUMFEST

Published on July 31st, 2009 | by asiedu3

The organisers of Sumfest must be elated. They have gone on record to state that, in its 17-year history, this was their biggest Dancehall Night ever, and a very successful festival overall. Informal estimates have put [&hellip... Read More


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GREEN LIGHTS FOR THE DREAM WEEKEND

Published on July 30th, 2009 | by asiedu3

With just over a week to go before the start of the Red Stripe Dream Weekend, all systems are go as Negril prepares for the thousands of party fans expected to descend on that town for [&hellip... Read More


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JAMAICA INDEPENDENCE CELEBRATION

Published on July 30th, 2009 | by asiedu3

Jamaica Festival 2009 kicks off today as the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) presents seven days dedicated to the commemoration of the nation’s 47th year of Independence, under the theme “I Believe in Jamaica“. Mello Go [&hellip... Read More


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AN OVERVEIW OF INTERNATIONAL NIGHT 1

Published on July 27th, 2009 | by Admin

Though it was International Night, it was nevertheless reggae that was the star of the show. Just ask Coco Tea, who gave a brilliant showing. The veteran singer delivered a silky-smooth rendition of Air Supply’s Here [&hellip... Read More


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REGGAE SUMFEST BEACH PARTY

Published on July 24th, 2009 | by Admin

Scores of foreigners and a good mix of local patrons turned out in full support, downing hard liquor, dancing and prancing under the stars, as the Bare Essentials band and top artistes graced the stage, proving [&hellip... Read More


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A LOOK AT REGGAE SUMFEST

Published on July 23rd, 2009 | by Admin

Summerfest Productions Limited, the company behind the world famous Reggae Sumfest, was created with the mission of filling the void left in Montego Bay by the Reggae Sunsplash Concert when it ended in 1993. Formed by [&hellip... Read More


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TIPS FOR YOU TO HAVE MORE FUN THIS SUMMER

Published on July 17th, 2009 | by Admin

Well the summer is upon us and yes skin is in. All the hot parties ATI, RTI and Reggae Sumfest are lined up to provide maximum entertainment. But before you hop off to enjoy yourself here [&hellip... Read More


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KIKI CHILLING IN THE CHILL ROOM

Published on July 14th, 2009 | by Admin

Kerie ‘Kiki’ Lewis started out with the Digicel Rising Stars team on the production side in the first season of the ground breaking show, but then “took a break” while seasons two and three cemented Digicel [&hellip... Read More


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FROZEN (WINTER IN JULY)

Published on July 7th, 2009 | by Admin

Frozen is a fundraising party for the Commonwealth Woman’s Antarctic Expedition (CWAE).  It will be held on July 10, 2009 at Susie’s Coffee Bar, Southdale Plaza. The CWAE is a team of 8 women from the [&hellip... Read More


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