Female musicians brought into focus

Men have been at the forefront of Jamaican music for decades, but Chicago-based author Heather Augustyn has placed their female counterparts in the spotlight with her book Songbirds: Pioneering Women in Jamaican Music.

Santa skirts the ghetto

Carlene Davis recently released the gospel album Dripping Blood. As the Christmas season comes closer, it is a good time to revisit a classic song for the end of year from her catalogue.

'Island Dreams' returns tonight

The eighth season of the popular home design series, Island Dreams, returns to CVM-TV this evening at 6:30.

Up-and-coming artiste lands lead role in Marley musical

Melbourne Douglas, more popularly known in the entertainment sphere as 'dBurnz', is an up-and-coming roots reggae artiste.

Robert 'Dubwise' Browne launches solo career

After touring and recording with Grammy-winning reggae-dancehall artiste Shaggy since 1998, acclaimed guitarist Robert 'Dubwise' Browne has decided to leave the band to focus all his energy on pursuing his solo career as an instrumentalist.

Outstanding singers, musicians short-lived

Perhaps a common cliché for the average man is that 'bright lights burn half as long', and in a literal sense, it may very well be true.

Stacious to headline Jamaica Night

Dancehall star Stacious is booked to be the first act to headline executive chef Donovan Williams' new and exciting Jamaica Night entertainment series, set to kick off on Saturday, November 29 at Aquavue Cuisine, at Mystic Ridge in Ocho Rios. The event will also feature Carl Edwards and his Live Wyya band.

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