Jamaica Gleaner
Published: Sunday | February 10, 2013
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Jamaicanising Uncle Sam
Since late 2012, the international hip-hop community has become more and more involved with Patois and reggae.

Bob Marley Concert goes big, really big
The Digicel Bob Marley show hosted at Emancipation Park in New Kingston brought out thousands of patrons. According to Thanida Nunes, Digicel's sponsorship manager, it was the biggest turnout yet.

Marley's heroics
The evening of December 3, 1976 was a tragic one in the life of reggae's king, the Honourable Robert Nesta Marley, OM, whose 68th birth anniversary we recognised last Wednesday.

John Holt, Ernie Smith to perform at Simply Myrna
The Simply Myrna revue has added two of Jamaica's most loved local and international recording artistes - the inimitable John Holt and Ernie Smith - to turn up the heat on the already sizzling tempo of the annual musical extravaganza.

DI works on expansion
She is perhaps best known as the sultry dancehall vixen on tracks such as the up-tempo Beat It (not to be confused with Michael Jackson's song), Turn Him On, and a collaboration with Beenie Man, Brown Girl in the Ring based on the classic Jamaican school-yard ditty.

Black-Am-I heads overseas
Ghetto Youths International recording artiste Black-Am-I is set to appear in the United States in March to support his current project Modern Day Freedom.

Ramon Corvera captures 'Jobs of the World' photography competition
Ramon Corvera, winner in the News Category of The Gleaner's recent 'Capturing Kingston' Photography Competition, is the local winner in the International Photography Competition, 'Jobs of the World'.


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