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Diana King weds girlfriend

The singer used social media to announce her marriage to local violinist Mijanne Webster last Friday. According to her post, she said making the big day public took some courage and equalled it to her coming out publicly in 2012. “As an artist who is LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender), born and raised in […]

Bracing For Buju

THERE is rarely a major stage show held in Jamaica without artistes paying homage to incarcerated deejay Buju Banton. And, as the countdown begins for his release from a US prison, the tributes are growing and the anticipation is becoming more intense. Amid that anticipation, however, there are those who question his appeal, as he […]

Stars ‘Salute the Rebel’

Following another successful staging of Rebel Salute, several entertainers have sought to salute the organisers of the festival for their hard work in sustaining the festival for more than two decades. Speaking with THE STAR following their performances, several artistes congratulated Tony Rebel and his team for helping in the preservation of reggae music through […]

Portmore to come Aliv

Though Portmore has been a graveyard for entertainment spots over the years, owners of Aliv nightclub were not afraid to make the Sunshine City their home. The venue opens this evening, but last Tuesday, the media got a taste of things to come. Located at the TJ Building in Naggo Head (former home of Famous […]

‘Give everybody a gun’ … or get rid of all of them

Singer Tarrus Riley sees two options to addressing gun crimes in Jamaica. For him, it is either all the eligible persons who wish to carry a gun be given a permit or nobody should. Riley’s recently released Graveyard points to the destination quickly reached by those who lay claim to being gunmen. He told THE […]

More Comedians added to Comedy On The Rocks this Weekend

The highly anticipated Comedy On The Rocks event produced by Johnny LIVE Production at Pier 1 in Montego Bay this Sunday December 17, has just added more laughs to the mix of great comedians slated to perform. The event already boasted the best that Jamaican comedy landscape has to offer with Pretty Boy Floyd, Leighton […]

From Techniques To Jambian Music – The Rileys Transition With New Label, Beres Single

“There are a few things in life that are certain,” says Kurt Riley, “the future, growth, and change.” “The Techniques label that our dad, the late Winston Riley, started, has cemented its name in music history by adding its contribution to the culture of reggae and dancehall locally and internationally, making hits and providing the […]

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