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Damian “Jr. Gong” Marley wins the 2015 Best Reggae Album Grammy for Stony Hill. Gong picked up his third Grammy at the 60th annual Grammy Awards ceremony at Madison Square Gardens in New York City on Sunday night. Damian Marley released the 18 track album on July 21st in 2017. The project was released under Republic Records and […]

Jamaica-born Bayer Leverkusen winger Leon Bailey continued a rich vein of form as the Bundesliga club climbed back into second spot following a 2-0 win over Mainz on Sunday. Fresh on the heels of another outstanding display in the previous week it was Bailey who once again opened the scoring.  The Jamaican hammered home his […]

Windies captain Jason Holder is one of five players that has been given a retainer contract across all formats in the latest move by Cricket West Indies (CWI) to improve the incentives for players to represent the region. Under new stipulations, players will be offered contracts in three classes, which have been labelled as the […]

Added to the female team of bobsledders in PyeongChang, South Korea, Jamaica will be sending Anthony Watson to take part in the Skeleton at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Jamaica has never had a skeleton athlete at the Winter Olympics before but according to president of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, Chris Stokes, the broadening of […]

To show their commitment to Marley’s life, legacy and cultural significance, Grant said Irie Jam Radio will host an ‘earthstrong’ celebration, billed ‘The Birth of A King’, on Tuesday, February 6, at SOB7s Club in Manhattan. The event will feature the performance of a rising superstar out of Kingston, recording artiste Dre Island, who will […]

An elusive felon busted 16 years ago for trying to sell 25 pounds of marijuana in New Jersey was captured Tuesday in Jamaica, where he has been making a living as a DJ. Davey Scott attempted to sell the pot to an undercover detective with the Bergen County prosecutor’s office narcotics task force in December […]

NEW YORK — Sir Elton John is putting his touring days behind him. In a live-streamed announcement on Wednesday, the 70-year-old singer announced that his upcoming world tour will be his last: He’s retiring from the road. “My priorities have changed,” John said in a live interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, explaining his farewell. He said he needs […]

A cat made famous online because of its permanent scowl has been awarded $710,000 (£500,000) in a copyright case by a California federal court. Grumpy Cat Limited sued the owners of US coffee company Grenade for exceeding an agreement over the cat’s image. The company only had rights to use the cat to sell its […]

Hugh Masekela, the celebrated South African musician, died yesterday in Johannesburg at age 78. According to a statement from his family, he succumbed to a “protracted and courageous battle with prostate cancer”. The prolific trumpeter recorded over 40 albums in a 60-year career that saw most of his best work done in the United States […]

By: Derek Achong Fifty five years after it was formed by legendary calypsonian Lord Kitchener, the Kalypso Revue tent is set to close due to financial constraints. The announcement was made by the tent’s head Michael “Sugar Aloes” Osuna during a press conference at its traditional home at SWWTU Hall on Wrightson Road, Port-of-Spain, yesterday afternoon. […]


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