Bob Marley’s Voice Looms Large On Mainstream TV In The USA

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The Gleaner: Manhattan, New York - Robert Nesta ‘Bob’ Marley, who passed away over 39 years ago, continues to loom large in the United States. The reggae king’s voice is featured in not one, but two current, mainstream television commercials in the US, which may give him the record for being t... Read more

Tashel Bean: Bermudian Animated Web-Series Returns With New Episode

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Bermudian web-cartoon 'The Adventures of Raz' is set to debut a new episode on Friday, September 25 at 12pm. The retitled 'New Raz Adventures' picks up a year after the events of the previous episodes. This successor series introduces updated designs, revamped animation and all-new characters.... Read more

New Album Release: ‘More Family Time’ From Ziggy Marley

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  [caption id="attachment_32415" align="alignleft" width="355"] Photo: Discogs[/caption] The Gleaner: KINGSTON, Jamaica - Grammy-winning reggae artiste Ziggy Marley on Friday released his new family album, More Family Time, a follow-up to his 2009 Grammy- and Emmy-winning album, Family T... Read more

Chadwick Boseman’s Tweet Announcing His Death Makes History As Most ‘Liked’ Twitter Post

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Mail Online: LONDON, England - The world is grieving the loss of Hollywood actor, Chadwick Boseman after news of his sudden passing sent shockwaves through the media on Friday, August 28th. The beloved actor continued to make history even after his passing over the weekend, as Twitter reve... Read more

At 65 Beres Hammond Called To Duty – Drops New Single, Lyric Video

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The Sunday Gleaner: KINGSTON, JA - If music was a person, strong chances are it would be named Beres. Periodt (with the ‘T’ at the end for emphasis). The first sentence of this illustrious reggae singer’s biography on Wikipedia states: “Beres Hammond, OJ (born Hugh Beresford Hammond; August ... Read more

Skip Marley In A ‘Higher Place’ With Bob – Releases New EP

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The Gleaner: KINGSTON, JA - Skip Marley, whose global hit, Slow Down, with Grammy award-winning artiste HER reached the number one spot on the Billboard Adult R&B chart this past spring, on Friday dropped his highly anticipated debut EP. The seven-track project, Higher Pla... Read more

‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies At 43 After Battling Colon Cancer

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The Washington Post: Saturday, August 29, 2020 - “Black Panther” star Chadwick Boseman died at 43 following a four-year battle with colon cancer, his representatives stated Friday night. The news was first reported by the Associated Press. The actor was diagnosed with stage-three co... Read more

Dancehall Is Still The Bastard Child

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The Sunday Gleaner: KINGSTON, JA - Billboard’s recent omission of dancehall legends Beenie Man and Bounty Killer from the cover art for their story on ‘The Verzuz Effect’ has been dubbed by many in the local music fraternity as a blatant disregard for the Jamaican culture and its standard-bear... Read more

Akon Catches Severe Backlash For Telling Black Americans To Get Over Slavery

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Atlanta Black Star: Akon caught the ire of those who were taken aback after he told Black Americans to get over slavery so they can have a more prosperous future. The singer, who spent a good portion of his childhood in the West African country of Senegal, shared that opinion during an int... Read more

Kingston Creative Gets A Home Downtown

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[caption id="attachment_31142" align="alignleft" width="460"] Michelle McDonald (left) with Doris Gross (centre), Director of Kingston Creative & Danae Vaccianna (right), Director of Sales at the Urban Development Corporation, during the grand opening of the Kingston Creative Artisan Collective ... Read more