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Master of yoga, education and island-girl music

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“How do I get it all done? No skylarking! Just get it done.”To understand Sezi is to know that she does everything she wants to do. With a music career that seems to have stopped and restarted, singer-songwriter Sarah Silvera has always been on the…

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Story of the Song | ‘Black Cinderella’ - created from poem

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By 1972, singer Errol Dunkley had established a track record of turning out popular songs. Movie Star (remade by Wayne Wonder and Buju Banton in the early 1990s) had hit the year before, and You’ll Never Know had started the decade strongly for…

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The Music Diaries | 40th anniversary of ‘78 One Love concert

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Today marks the 40th anniversary of the One Love Peace Concert, which took place at the National Stadium on Saturday April 22, 1978. It was an evening like none other when the fate of a nation embroiled in political turmoil seemed to be resting on…

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Howard explains radio programming strategy - Statement from Dr Dennis Howard, RJRGLEANER - Communications Group general manager, Radio Services

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In response to recent newspaper and social media articles that have quoted two dancehall artistes complaining about the way in which their songs have been treated in recent times by the Radio Services Division of the RJRGLEANER Communications Group…

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Honest music - NIA supports ‘I Am Integrity’ album

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The name of the album in its entirety - I Am Integrity - and the beat to which a number of vocalists mate their voices - the Integrity Riddim - make the intention of the recently released project clear. Along with the Big Woman Tingz album, I Am…

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Mel Cooke | Rebuilding the silly event season

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As the organisers of Carnival in Jamaica 2018 revel in the record number of visitors it attracted (over 50,000 arrivals have been connected to the season by Tourism Minister Ed Bartlett), I am looking at the calendar of large-scale entertainment…

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Excellent performances at Music and Comedy

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Sunday’s second monthly instalment of Music and Comedy at Oceans 11 in Ocho Rios St Ann was worth going the miles to see.Following last month’s first staging that featured St Mary trio, Exhale, and comedian Lemon, this month featured Peter Lloyd and…

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Five Questions with Pamputtae

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When she is on stage or around a microphone, dancehall artiste Pamputtae is a hardcore, raunchy and straight-talking dancehall diva. However, when she is not up to her dancehall antics, she is simply Eveana Henry a devoted mother and family-…

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Reggae, house music and yoga intersect at Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival

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With a vision to bring progressive under-ground talents to the fore, Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival will return to Seven Mile Beach, Negril, from May 1-6 as the premier multifaceted destination experience where yoga, house music and reggae music…

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Sumfest 2018 introduces sponsors, artistes to New York

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On Tuesday night, the Big Apple got a chance to meet the sponsors and artistes of this year’s Reggae Sumfest at the New York launch of the concert, held at DL in lower Manhattan.In his remarks, founder and CEO of Downsound Records Josef Bogdanovich…

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