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JCDC top 10 gospel songs released

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The top 10 songs in the 2020 Jamaica Gospel Song Competition have been released and are currently circulating on local and diaspora airwaves, just ahead of the competition’s two-show grand final, which will air on local television on Sunday,…

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Wait-and-see for Rebel Salute

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As uncertainty continues to hover over the staging of entertainment events, owing to the global pandemic, which has decimated the live-music scene and seen many festivals either cancelled or having to shift dates, the organisers of Rebel Salute say…

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Latin love with Rash Royalty

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When you hear of sensual artistry in motion, Latin dance immediately comes to mind. Embodying sultry moves and putting on passionate performances onstage, on the dance floor, and in the studio is Rashida Bignall. More popularly known as ‘Rash…

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Another Verzuz record for Bounty, Beenie - Streams up by 216 per cent

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There are feel-good vibes aplenty, as dancehall artistes Beenie Man and Bounty Killer are in the news again, setting more records with their epic Verzuz battle. The dynamic duo have seen a whopping 216 per cent increase in music streams following…

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Search continues for Naya Rivera

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Naya Rivera’s ex-husband Ryan Dorsey has visited Lake Piru, the scene of her disappearance. The Blood Father star visited the Californian lake last Saturday for some reflection time after the Glee star was presumed dead after she went missing last…

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‘Soca Gold’ out July 31 - Top soca acts join the party

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While 2020 has seen a halt to travel and carnivals due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the vibrant sounds of soca music cannot be dismissed. VP Records brings a solid collection of 17 soca tunes with this year’s Soca Gold, out July 31. The album’s lead…

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Film industry ready to roll - ‘Safe Return to Set’ rules outlined

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The ‘Safe Return to Set’ film industry guidelines that will govern filming during and after the COVID-19 pandemic have been unveiled by JAMPRO and the Jamaica Film and TV Association (JAFTA). Film Commissioner Renee Robinson said the major aspects…

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Denyque plots return to music

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Four months after giving birth to her baby girl, recording artiste Denyque is plotting her grand return to the music scene. It’s been approximately two years since the Proud Wifey singer last released new music and, according to her, the time has…

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Perform A Yaad winners to be announced Tuesday

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Perform A Yaad, the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) performing arts-based social media competition, which was hosted in an effort to keep the participants active and engaged during the stay-at-home orders of the COVID-19 pandemic,…

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Minister Hall speaks God, Missy Elliott and healing in her hands - Celebrates birthday today

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Minister Marion Hall hit the headlines last week when her friend and former collaborator, rap legend Missy Elliott, endorsed one of her songs, Tun Back Christians. An obviously excited Missy retweeted a clip from Hall’s performance at a recent…

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