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Jamaican Government To Lobby For Reggae Grammy To Be Featured In Live Show

The Jamaican Government is not happy with the Reggae Grammy not being a part of the main awards show. Jamaica’s Minister of Entertainment, Olivia ‘Babsy” Grange, has expressed discontent with the treatment of the Best Reggae Album Grammy award. Grange took to Instagram on two separate occasions earlier this week …

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Jamaican Woman Chopped By EX Lover Finally Speaks Out On Hardship After The Horrible Incident

Scarred – Domestic Abuse Victim Trying To Rebuild Life After Traumatic, Bloody Ordeal Twenty-four-year-old Shamarie Williams does not know if she will be able to foster an intimate relationship with a man again. Not after Mark Riley, the father of her six-year-old son, attacked her with a machete while she …

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Capleton Says Jamaican Need More Reggae Events

Reggae/Dancehall artiste Capleton is lamenting the low number of stage shows being held annually in Jamaica. According to the “Fireman,” for a country that has produced Reggae and four other genres, it was disconcerting that Jamaica does not have enough stage shows throughout the year. “I even did a song …

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Third Jamaican isolated, first tests negative for novel coronavirus

The Ministry of Health and Wellness says a third Jamaican has been put in isolation following arrival into the island at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay, St James on Tuesday, February 11. The traveller underwent the relevant protocols in keeping with the current travel restrictions and was discovered …

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JACRA Ramps Up Enforcement Against ‘Jamaican Coffee Posers’

The Jamaica Agricultural Commodities Regulatory Authority, JACRA, says its ramping up enforcement measures against businesses that sell coffee, purporting to be authentic Jamaican premium coffee brands. JACRA says it’s collaborating with the Major Organized Crime and Anti-Corruption Agency, MOCA, to undertake a major enforcement drive to force companies to stop …

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Jamaican Government To Lobby The Grammys For Reggae To Be On Live Show

Jamaica’s Minister of Entertainment, Olivia ‘Babsy” Grange, is not happy that the Best Reggae Album Grammy award presentation continues to not be a feature of the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences’ main awards show, and is vowing to lobby to put the category at the forefront. The Minister …

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Hip-hop’s founding father Kool Herc a Jamaican proud of his roots

The ‘Founding Father of Hip Hop’ is a title that the Jamaican creator of the genre wears very well, and he laughs when asked how it feels to be so acknowledged. “Despite everything, I have never forgotten my roots,” DJ Kool Herc told The Gleaner. “There are so many people who …

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