Tag Archives: Jamaica

Aidonia gives emotional tribute during energetic set | Entertainment

Highlighting his 19 years in dancehall, Aidonia delivered a powerful and emotional performance on the first night of Reggae Sumfest. Opening with Trigger Work It, he captivated the audience with a series of his hits, including Banga, Hot Tool, Bad People, and Yeah Yeah. A highlight of Aidonia’s set was the appearance of Govana, who […]

YG Marley, Lauryn Hill light up Reggae Sumfest stage | Entertainment

When multi-Grammy Award winning entertainer Lauryn Hill and her son YG Marley took the Reggae Sumfest stage in St James, Brand Jamaica shared the spotlight right next to them. The duo, along with Hill’s elder son, Zion Marley, share a long, love-filled history with the island. YG opened up the set with performances of his […]

Rapper Sean Kingston and his mother indicted on federal charges in $1M fraud scheme | Entertainment

MIAMI (AP) — Rapper and singer Sean Kingston and his mother have been indicted in South Florida on federal charges of committing more than $1 million worth of fraud. Kingston, 34, and his mother, 61-year-old Janice Turner, made their first appearances Friday in federal court, according to court records. A Miami grand jury returned an […]

Red-hot Notorious dethrone Dynamq, cops Global Crown | Entertainment

WESTERN BUREAU: Notorious International, the underdog of the five contenders at the start of the Reggae Sumfest Global Sound Clash, created a stunning upset at Wednesday night’s event in Montego Bay, as after masterminding the elimination of defending champion Dynamq in the third round, they upstaged Bodyguard 6-4 in a deciding dub-for-dub round to lift […]

Notorious International ecstatic over surprise victory | Entertainment

WESTERN BUREAU: Dynamq, the loveable South Sudan native who has been using reggae music to bury his past, which saw him fleeing his war-torn homeland to face the harsh realities of life in a refugee camp in Kenya, turned up at Wednesday night’s 2024 Reggae Sumfest Global Sound Clash in Montego Bay, determined to defend […]

Duke and Duchess of Sussex to honour Tyler Perry | Entertainment

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex will be among those paying tribute to Tyler Perry when he receives the Paley Center for Media’s highest honour. The actor and filmmaker will be honoured at the organisation’s gala on December 4, with Prince Harry and his wife Meghan participating in the celebrations. The Madea star will be […]

Scammers create AI version of Judy Mowatt to promote fake medication | Entertainment

Internationally acclaimed singer Judy Mowatt is completely distancing herself from an online advertisement in which she appears to be endorsing a drug used for hypertension, and is begging persons not to fall prey to it as it is a scam powered by artificial intelligence (AI). In the video, Mowatt, who found fame as a member […]

Reggae Sumfest Street Dance brings nostalgic vibes | Entertainment

WESTERN BUREAU: The Catherine Hall multipurpose stadium in Montego Bay was ignited with excitement on Monday as patrons danced and sang the night away at the annual Reggae Sumfest Street Dance. Music was delivered by some of Jamaica’s hottest selectors, with the likes of DJ Johnny Kool, Montego Bay’s very own DJ Jigga and Dexta […]

Sheryl Lee Ralph nominated for Third Emmy Award | Entertainment

Sheryl Lee Ralph has been nominated for an Emmy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Barbara Howard in Abbott Elementary. This marks her third consecutive nomination for the role, having previously won the award in 2022, the year of her first nomination. Ralph and fellow […]