Tag Archives: Jamaica Entertainment

‘Black Girl in the Ring’ triumphs at GATFFEST | Entertainment

The Saeed Thomas and Joshua Paul-directed Black Girl in the Ring swept an impressive six awards at this year’s GATFFEST. This compelling narrative, which follows a teenage Nanny of the Maroon orchestrating a daring escape from slavery with her brothers, has been celebrated as a testament to Jamaica’s rich history, the power of women, and […]

Red Bull Culture Clash returns to Jamaica November 2 | Entertainment

Following a five-year hiatus, the Red Bull Culture Clash makes its triumphant return to Jamaica on November 2 at the National Arena in Kingston. Four teams, each assembled by some of the region’s best artistes, emcees, disc jocks, and producers, face off in a thrilling battle to win over the crowd. Red Bull Culture Clash […]

Bunny Wailer’s estate celebrates Supreme Court ruling, Amazon deal | Entertainment

Following a three-year litigation battle, the Bunny Wailer Estate has finally received the green light by the Supreme Court of Jamaica to initiate the process of administration following the passing of Neville O’Riley ‘Bunny’ Livingston on March 2, 2021. On June 28, the court ruled in favour of Bunny Wailer’s 13 children being recognised as […]

Last original member of the Four Tops has died | Entertainment

The final surviving member of the Four Tops – Abdul ‘Duke’ Fakir – has died aged 88. He passed away at his home in Detroit, Michigan, on Monday morning, according to the Detroit Free Press, with heart failure reportedly the cause of death. His family said in a statement about how his death came just […]

Nigy Boy makes Sumfest debut | Entertainment

WESTERN BUREAU: In the heart of St James lies Flankers, a community often overshadowed by its reputation for crime and violence. Yet, from these very streets many talented entertainers have emerged. Artistes such as Nigy Boy, Tommy Lee Sparta, Marvin the Dancer, the Merital Family, Jah Cure, Shaniel Muir, and Jimbo are all from the […]

Lauryn Hill saves int’l appeal at Sumfest | Entertainment

For the first time since the elimination of International Night at Reggae Sumfest, the festival sought to reignite that tradition with the inclusion of American singer and songwriter Babyface. While for the audience at Catherine Hall the Whip Appeal singer’s 75-minute set was exactly what the doctor ordered, for both the media and fans watching […]

Christopher Ellis wakes up early crowd at Reggae Sumfest Night Two | Entertainment

Reggae Sumfest Night Two, which got off to a comfortable start, is currently in full swing at Catherine Hall in Montego Bay. Among the early artistes to perform on stage were JayEDGE, Iyunda, Christian ‘Yung Lion’ Low Hoy, and Christopher Ellis, who connected solidly with the still growing crowd and had those on the livestream […]

No Babyface for Reggae Sumfest livestream viewers | Entertainment

As thousands of viewers tuned into the free livestream of Reggae Sumfest Night Two, those waiting for Babyface’s performance were disappointed to learn that his team had not permitted any recordings to be shown. In a humorous twist, viewers who had stayed up late to watch the performance began calling for a “refund.” Before Wayne […]

Reggae Sumfest livestream viewers disappointed at not seeing Babyface | Entertainment

Persons who were waiting to see Babyface’s performance via the Reggae Sumfest free livestream expressed their disappointment, even while hilariously demanding a refund when it was officially announced that the artiste’s team had not given permission for any recordings of him to be shown. There were calls of “gimme back mi money” and “I want […]

Nigy Boy honoured at Reggae Sumfest | Entertainment

Reggae singer, Nigy Boy, rocketed onto the Reggae Sumfest stage in Catherine Hall in Montego Bay, dressed in a space suit, an indication, as one fan said, that his performance would be “out of this world”. By the end of his performance, all agreed that it was indeed a huge step for the visually impaired […]