No Grammy Nod But Numbers Speak For Themselves, Says Alkaline’s Manager

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, By Deneica Brown - The manager of dancehall deejay Alkaline has said that despite his failure to secure a Grammy nomination, the artiste remains one of the biggest commercial successes of the year, pointing to his streams and sales. On Tuesday, November 23, the nominees ... Read more

Inner Circle Fest Gets Nod

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, By Howard Campbell - A strong response from the reggae community in South Florida to the inaugural Inner Circle Fest will see the event returning next year according to Abebe Lewis, head of marketing at Circle House Studios. The November 15-18 conference attracted severa... Read more

Helen Mirren To Get Actors’ Guild Life Achievement Award

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Associated Press: By Lindsey Bahr - The Screen Actors Guild has selected Dame Helen Mirren as their 57th Life Achievement Award Recipient, the union said Thursday. The 76-year-old English stage and screen actor has credits spanning over 50 years and has played everything from a gangster’s girlfrie... Read more

This Saturday: Creatives Live! Featuring Silver City

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News Release: HAMILTON, Bermuda - This Saturday, (November 13th), will see the return of the popular Creatives Live! open air concert series, featuring Silver City on the City Hall steps. The midday musical event, which is hosted by the Department of Culture, is aimed at showcasing and supporti... Read more

TI Actually Brought His Atlanta Hood & Now Spreading Affordable Housing Throughout Bankhead

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HipHop DX:ATLANTA, GA, By Kyle Eustice – T.I. has always represented for his hometown of Atlanta. While he’s undoubtedly amassed a substantial amount of wealth during the course of his lucrative career, he also funnels it back into his community. On Wednesday (November 3), T.I. and Tiny too... Read more

UB40’s Astro Dies At 64

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, By Howard Campbell - Astro, whose versatility made him a key member of British band UB40, died in London on November 6 at age 64. His death was confirmed on the band's official Twitter site. “We are absolutely devastated and completely heartbroken to have to tell you... Read more

Gregory Isaacs To Go On Show In North-West London Museum

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON, By Brian Bonitto - A three-month exhibition on Gregory Isaacs's impact on reggae in the United Kingdom will be launched tomorrow in Headstone Manor and Museum in Harrow, north-west London. The exhibition will open on Tuesday and ends January 30, 2022. His widow, June Isa... Read more

Joy T Barnum: Hits Golden Notes Commemorating Olympic Gold In FLORA SONG

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https://youtu.be/9jveUjcplnI To say she was absolutely ecstatic to receive the call, that she would be the one to commemorate Bermuda's Olympic Golden Girl feat in the Tokyo Olympics in song would be an understatement. Bermuda's own songstress Joy T Barnum said she woke up two days after the call fr... Read more

Alec Baldwin Fatally Shoots Crew Member In prop Gun ‘Misfire’ On New Mexico Film Set

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New York Daily News: MANHATTAN - Alec Baldwin fatally shot a movie crew member with a “prop firearm” during a film shoot in New Mexico, authorities said Thursday. The shooting also injured the film’s director, a county sheriff’s office spokesman said, according to the Santa Fe New Mexic... Read more

Jah Cure Faces The Music

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Jamaica Observer: KINGSTON - REGGAE singer Jah Cure remains in police custody in The Netherlands after being arrested and charged with assault following an alleged stabbing incident involving show promoter Nicardo “Papa” Blake of Roots Vibes Promotion on October 1. “What I know is that once y... Read more