KINGSTON, Jamaica, September 6, 2021 - Amateur film-makers Akeem White and Wesley Hylton have copped the top prize in the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission’s (JCDC) FI WI Short Film Competition.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica, August 29, 2021 - Jamaican music pioneer and grammy award winning artiste, Rainford Hugh Perry, OD, affectionately referred to as Lee “Scratch Perry, died in the Noel Holmes Hospital in Lucea on Sunday morning. He was 85.
New York, NY, June 28, 2021 -: In a blockbuster move that some say is a definite game changer in radio broadcasting, the Caribbean Global Network (CGN) Group, the operators of Queens, New York-based IRIE Jam Radio will in July this year, launch a brand new radio station in Jamaica called The Bridge 99FM. 99FM was previously owned by the RJR communications group.
KINGSTON, Jamaica , June 23, 2021 - Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a structured re-opening of the entertainment industry bringing much relief to the sector which has been severely impacted by the measures imposed to contain the spread of Covid-19.
KINGSTON, Jamaica, Monday 21st June 2021: Summer 2021 is about to get in full gear and Hip-Hop artists TriSzy and Jayy Lav have joined forces with dancehall act Munga Honorable and cooked up what is sure to be the hot gyal anthem of the Season, with their latest release, “Pretty N Clean.”
KINGSTON,Jamaica, June 3, 2021- Prime Minister Andrew Holness says the Government is anticipating the reopening of the entertainment economy.The Prime Minister says his Government is fully cognizant of the value of Jamaica’s entertainment economy and noted that one of the ways to ensure the speedy recovery of the sector, is for persons to become inoculated against Covid-19.
MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica May 16, 2021 - At the 13th session of the UNESCO Inter-governmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage in the Republic of Mauritius in 2018, Jamaica’s Reggae music was inscribed on the UNESCO Representative List of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
Spice, Queen of the Dancehall, Spice, an award-winning Dancehall and Reggae artist from Portmore, Jamaica, has come out with a newly released single, “Go Down Deh” featuring Sean Paul and Shaggy, thats making waves globally.
WASHINGTON DC, May 9, 2021 - Grammy Award winning Reggae/Dancehall artiste Orville “Shaggy” Burrell, has implored upcoming Jamaican artistes to adopt a more businesslike attitude to their music operations in order to take full advantage of the local and international opportunities in relation to Reggae and dancehall music.
Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Audrey Marks has lauded the contribution of Ms Patricia Chin and her Husband “Randy” in both the development of Jamaica’s Reggae music genre and its promotion through their business Randy's Record Mart and VP Records.
KINGSTON, February 18, 2021 - Opposition Leader, Mark Golding and Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange, have paid tribute to the late Ewart “U-Roy” Beckford who died on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at the age of 78.