Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Thursday | January 24, 2013
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Aswad keeps reggae's flag flying
After the fourth original member, Brinsley 'Dan' Forde, departed the group in 2008, Angus 'Drummie Zeb' Gaye became the only original member of British reggae group Aswad, formed in...

Comedy Café for South Beach
Ellis International, in collaboration with a team of local comedians and the South Beach Café, have merged resources to host a new comedy series called Comedy Café...

Classic mento album, European tour for Jolly Boys
When the Jolly Boys left the Rebel Salute stage at Richmond Estate in St Ann on Saturday night, it was with a sense of satisfaction. After a 2011 in which members of the 58-year-old mento band out of Portland experienced a dynamic revival, touring Europe...

Malik Yoba flew in just for Salute
United States actor Malik Yoba, who starred in the Jamaica bobsled team-inspired 1993 movie, Cool Runnings, put in an appearance at Rebel Salute 2013 last Friday night, coming back to the land of reggae just for the show."I'm...

'Killsome City' star focuses on the homeless
At a time when the homeless are among those feeling the brunt of the harsh economic times in Jamaica, Westmoreland-born musician Edge Michael gave hope to 200 indigents at the Myrie Atkins Night Shelter in Kingston when he spearheaded a feeding initiative recently.....

All systems go - Jazz organisers confident about plans
The Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium is abuzz with activity as the production teams put the final touches on the venue in preparation for the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival. ....

Fast-rising locals round out Jazz line-up
Chronixx and Raging Fyah complete the confirmed line-up of artistes to perform on the Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival scheduled for January 24-26 at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium.Chronixx will perform for the first time on the Jazz stage on...


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