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By its very nature, the dubplate - a personalised recording for a sound system or selector by a vocalist, should signify a connection of some sort between the person or entity whose name is being called and the person singing or deejaying it....

There is not a hard and fast price scale for an artiste to voice a dubplate for a sound system or selector. However, Garfield 'Chin' Bourne of Irish and Chin, which stages the annual World Clash sound system battle, last held in Canada last October...

The commercialisation of carnival bands and high cost of costumes has not affected the sales. Directors of Xaymaca International, Xodus and Bacchanal Jamaica, have expressed that the interest has grown not only locally, but also from overseas...

While many female artistes in Jamaica are focused on climbing to the top, and doing so quickly, none of that seems to matter to the reggae-rocking old soul that is Joelle Clarke, or, as most people know her, Jovi Rockwell.The reggae genre, with its...

The demand for mento bands skyrocketed during the Christmas season, leaving the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) to conclude that there is still life in this style of Jamaican folk music that influenced ska and reggae."Mento was a...

It was clear from the reaction of the audience when entertainers like Big Youth, King Sounds, Tony Rebel, J.C. Lodge and Marcia Griffiths hit the stage, that the crowd was there for authentic reggae music.Earlier entertainers like Chevaughn, Vershon...

It's more than just the music, it's the experience. That is what, patrons revealed, keeps them coming back, as they celebrated 25 years of the annual reggae music festival at Grizzlys Plantation Cove in St Ann over the weekend.It was two days of...

Timothy Bloom, who is known for his Grammy winning productions for Chris Brown's Fame and Neyo Because of You, arrived in the island over the weekend to work on projects with international reggae duo Orisha Sound...

What would you do if you had all the money in the world? That's a question that for most people, remains purely hypothetical, but in 1973, that was the reality of J. Paul Getty. The film touts Getty's wealth as being more than has ever been owned in...

Tom Cruise has returned to the London set of Mission: Impossible 6 to film the same stunt he broke his ankle working on last year.On Saturday, the 55-year-old actor was spotted shooting a scene, which involved him running across the top of...
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