icon JCDC GOSPEL SONG ELIMINATIONS KICKS OFF FEBRUARY 3 The Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC) an agency of the Ministry of Youth & Culture kicks off the first audition/elimination round for the 2015 JCDC Jamaica Gospel Song Competition in Central Jamaica on Tuesday, February 3 a...
icon RUNNING EVENTS AND MYLAPS GEAR UP FOR KINGSTON CITY RUN After a hugely successful race last year, organizers of Kingston City Run (KCR) are promising an even bigger and better event in 2015. Runners from across the island and all over the globe are expected to converge on the Corp...
icon Kaci Fennel robbed of Miss Universe Crown? Jamaica's Kaci Fennell was placed fifth (fourth runner up) in the Miss Universe in Miami on Sunday, January 25th. But the question every one is asking is "Was she robbed of the title to keep persons talking of the event?"....
icon Ziggy/ Stephen Marley model John Varvatos #LegendaryStyle John Varvatos is proud to feature Ziggy and Stephen Marley in the Spring 2015 advertising campaign. The legendary black and white imagery was shot in Austin, Texas by distinguished rock photographer Danny Clinch. Dressed in John Varvatos ta...
icon Paint Jamaica opens online store Some of you may be familiar with Paint Jamaica: the art & social intervention uplifting communities in downtown Kingston through street art! This year has been a very special year for us, as we kicked off at 41 Fleet St with our first m...
icon Captureland... A short film by Nabil Elderkin inspired by the words of the late Nelson Mandela, and the song 'Capture Land' by Jamaican artist Chronixx. Captureland was shot in early November 2014 in the very welcoming and historic community or Port Royal...
icon 'Bruk Out' set to explore the world of becoming a Dancehall Queen Bruk Out! follows six of the world’s top Dancehall Queens from around the globe —Japan, Italy, America, Poland, Spain, and Jamaica—as they prepare to do battle at the world's biggest dancehall competition: the International Dance...
icon Majesti Accessories channels the art of simplicity with sophistication Adding a touch of elegance to your original style, Majesti Accessories is creating a niche for themselves amongst male accessories while pushing the boundaries of fashion forward gentlemen. We met with C.E.O Andy Heaven for a brief intervie...
icon PAINT JAMAICA RETURNS TO PARADE GARDENS The Paint Jamaica project started in July 2014 when a group of Jamaican artists and a French traveler got together and decided to bring art into the streets of Kingston in unexpected ways and in unexpected places....
icon The women of Jamaican Music gets overdue homage in "SONGBIRDS: PIONEERING WOMEN IN JAMAICAN MUSIC" Songbirds: Pioneering Women in Jamaican Music by Heather Augustyn has been published by Half Pint Press and is now available. The book is a comprehensive look at Jamaican vocalists, instrumentalists, record producers, dancers, wives, mother...
icon Paint and Plant Jamaica returns to Parade Gardens with one of a kind project merging art and nature The Paint Jamaica project started in July 2014 when a group of Jamaican artists and a French traveler got together and decided to bring art into the streets of Kingston in unexpected ways and in unexpected places....
icon NLS partners with ARC Magazine to stage its second exhibition abroad this year ARC and NLS will present at (e)merge art fair October 2 - 5 with an exhibition that puts local artists in direct conversation with contemporary art outside of the Caribbean....
icon Ring Di Alarm! Premieres in Jamaica To Full House "We can fill the cinema like any Hollywood film," announced Storm Saulter to an applauding audience on Wednesday evening, as the curtains were raised on the Jamaican premiere of Ring Di Alarm!...
icon Paul Campbell, much more than your average 'gangster' actor Paul Campbell has firmly established himself as one of Jamaica's leading actors and has also been recognised internationally for his contribution to the film industry. He may be familiar to movie lovers as the fearsome gangster, Mad Max, fr...
icon Fashion Enthusiast and Blogger Tanaka “Tiki” Roberts Gives her Take on Jamaican Fashion in the Global Fashion Scene “In Jamaica dancehall culture and fashion is inseparable and I can appreciate that because it keeps fans entertained. While I acknowledge that some musicians do get ahead of themselves at times, I think it is a part of cr...
icon Become a part of the Prosperity Jamaica Film Project Through this film, their aim is to deliver ideas that are relevant, simple, realistic, inclusive and perhaps more doable than any one philosophy presented to the people of Jamaica in the past 40 years. It is a documentary to inspire Jamaica...
icon Twin of Twins tap martial arts for latest project - Ching Pow Movie Ching Pow: Far East Yardies, is a comedy, which utilizes remixed Kung?Fu film with audio provided by popular Jamaican comedy team Twin of Twins. Cult Kung Fu film, Ninja Death parts One, Two and Three, has been edited to create one film: ...
icon Shottas Reboot...Pre-Production On Sequel To Begin September Twelve years after the original movie was released, pre-production on the sequel to the film, Shottas, should begin by early September this year. Shottas, a film about life in the violent Jamaican drug underworld, was released in 2002, and ...
icon Inspirational Reggae and Rastafarian Quotes to think about There are a number of Reggae/ Rastafarian quotes that have surfaced over the years, inspiring us in varied ways. Here's a compilation of 20 quotes that are sure to keep you thinking.
icon RING DI ALARM! set for Jamaican premiere After a long and successful film festival circuit, the New Caribbean Cinema film finally makes its debut in Jamaica with a one night only event slated for August 13 at the Carib Cinema.  ...

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icon Gappy Ranks aiming for the stars with his musical reach In the pass few years Europe has been blessed with so many upcoming talents, one of them is surely Mr. Pelpa, Gappy Ranks. Born and raised in London, Gappy rose to the charts with the Studio1 tribute song Put The Stereo On,...
icon A conversation with Italian Reggae pioneer Vito War When you think about Reggae radio shows in Italy the first name that immediately pops up is Vito War. Host of the longest-running Italian Reggae radio show, Vito War is a true pioneer in the Italian Reggae movement. ...
icon Banx and Ranx steps in the future with hybrid production - Electro Caribbean Music In a musical climate where sounds and techniques are duplicated on a constant basis, rarely do you come across a sound that is truly deserving of replay value. But with Banx & Ranx they're walking on a path of creativity you'll truly wa...
icon Behind the scenes of Rototom Sunsplash with Sista Kappa If you work as part of the press at Rototom one the people you are going to work with the most is Sista Kappa. As part of the Media Office she takes care of the press, radio and social networks, and she helped us a lot in d...
icon Christopher Ellis; carving his own path to success Working with the Ghetto Youths International imprint, Christopher Ellis is slowly but surely carving his own path to success with every single he releases. With his critical acclaim EP, Better Than Love, winning fans over, we had the opport...

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icon Jane Macgizmo ready do dominate airwaves We often come across powerful chanteuse that will effortlessly take your breath away and Jane Macgizmo is nothing short of amazing. From her lyrical prowess to her compelling vocal performance, Jane is destined to accomplish great things within the local and international musical land...
icon Ragga Twins readies global takeover with 'Bad Man' As a follow up to their powerful energy boost ‘Vigilante’, jungle duo Ragga Twins from Hackney are finally back with their new single ‘Bad Man’ and its exhilarating and trippy remix by the master of hardcore electro production, Skrillex. We caught up with the duo to to find out mor...
icon GRAND FINALE … PEPSI WINNIN RIDDIM The Pepsi Winnin’ Riddim competition is down to the wire and the last eight out of 120 talented contestants have made their way to the finals. They are set to duke it out on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at the University of Technology with 10 infectious, original riddims set to roc...
icon Jah9 feels irie on new single Jah9 has kicked of 2016, the year of 9 (2+0+1+6=9), with a slew of new music and videos. The "Jazz On Dub" empress just revealed a captivating visual of her beautiful homeland for her song "Feeling Irie".  The video, directed by Samo Kush-I, was shot in the Portland parish - boasting ...
icon Jesse Royal rides the wave of the 'Silent River' Jesse Royal has teamed up with XTM Nation and DubShot Records to release his new single Silent River, which will be available on iTunes, Spotify, and all digital outlets in March 18, 2016....
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