Archive | February, 2012

All Island Carnival 2012

28 February 2012

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All Island Carnival 2012

People are you ready for carnival? Now in its second year, the All Island Carnival returned with a bang at the UDC Field in New Kingston on February 18. The series, which is now sponsored by Digicel, will feature five more events in Portland, Montego Bay, May Pen and Ocho Rios. The final event is […]

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‘Future Shock’ for Bacchanal Jamaica

27 February 2012

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‘Future Shock’ for Bacchanal Jamaica

Bacchanal is in the air again, moving forward under the theme “Future Shock” with “a vibrancy and speed unlike anything else ever seen before”. If the promotional verbiage is anything to go by, Bacchanal Future Shock promises to be “dazzling, bright, intense and potent…infusing itself with the colours, the passion, the rhythm and beats of […]

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Shazelle, Beenie Man declare ‘State of Emergency’

26 February 2012

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Shazelle, Beenie Man declare ‘State of Emergency’

Trinidadian pop artiste Shazelle Gobin recently completed the video for her second single “State of Emergency”, which features Beenie Man, the self-styled “King of the Dancehall”. This is a follow-up to her first single, “If We Fell In Love”, which received over 25,000 views on YouTube in just one month. The latest single is not […]

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Popcaan raves on in 2012

26 February 2012

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Popcaan raves on in 2012

With almost two months gone in 2012, 23-year-old deejay Popcaan is still flying high after a solid 2011. The popularity of the “Raving King” continues to soar, with his hit “Only Man She Want” in rotation on New York City’s Hot 97 and BBC Radio 1Xtra naming him among the Hot 20 for 2012. Adding […]

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Ne-Yo grooves in MoBay

23 February 2012

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Ne-Yo grooves in MoBay

Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Schaffer ‘Ne-Yo’ Smith was the life of the party at Secrets Resort on January 28, as he grooved with local and international celebs under the bright and welcoming Montego Bay sky. Ne-Yo was in the island to promote his new movie “Red Tails” and his Compound Island label, the Caribbean offshoot of […]

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Jamaica reacts to Whitney’s passing

11 February 2012

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Jamaica reacts to Whitney’s passing

The outpouring of sorrow that followed the news of the death of singer Whitney Houston on February 11 was as immense as the incomparable vocal gift that she shared with the world. Her generation has seen its fair share of talented stars, but she will always been remembered as “The Voice” – the iconic gold […]

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‘Riddims’ at Gallery Pegasus

7 February 2012

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‘Riddims’ at Gallery Pegasus

Reggae is reflected in various aspects of Jamaica’s cultural and creative expressions, a fact that clearly underscores its power, influence and ability to inspire. With that in mind, the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association (JaRIA), in association with the Gallery Pegasus and the Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), is staging a celebration of Jamaica’s visual artists at […]

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Céline sweet on Jamaica

7 February 2012

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Céline sweet on Jamaica

After two years of trying to perfectly align all the essential elements and variables, the Walter Elmore-helmed Art of Music Productions (AMP) finally realised the dream of Canadian superstar Céline Dion performing on Jamaican soil at the 2012 Jamaica Jazz and Blues Festival, which was held on January 28 at the Greenfield (Trelawny Multi-purpose) Stadium. […]

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Chris Gayle masterclass at Sabina Park

5 February 2012

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Chris Gayle masterclass at Sabina Park

Chris Gayle, in his first regional 4-day game for Jamaica in three years and his first first-class match in over a year, hammered an impressive 165 against the Winward Islands at Sabina Park, Kingston, Jamaica on February 4, 2012. The innings was punctuated by 14 majestic sixes and eight fours off 155 deliveries, and ensured […]

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