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    17 October , 2014

    Etana: Reggae’s Princess Regent

    - by Nadine White - For the last seven years, Etana has comfortably and graciously maintained her place as one of the most relevant reggae artist...
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    12 September , 2014

    Krishane surfs the Atlantic

    - by Nadine White - This year, a lot of young artists of Jamaican descent have been reaping the fruits of their hard work and talent, proving themselv...
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    10 September , 2014

    Melissa Steel – Yorkshire’s ...

    - by Nadine White - Durable and powerful are two qualities of the metal alloy steel. In this instance, these traits also apply to rising star Melissa ...
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    25 July , 2014

    Dolli with a Difference

    The year 2014 has seen some talented artists rise to prominence, many of whom have spent prior years honing their craft. Dolli Difference is far from ...
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    13 July , 2014

    Three Cheers for Omi!

    - by Nadine White - Since exploding onto the music scene in 2012 with hit song ‘Cheerleader’, Omar “Omi” Pasley has come a long way. Hailed as...
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Musical Bumps!


- by Deana Myers – I need to address a couple of topical issues within dancehall. As a promoter and part of the music industry, I represent it, as well…

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Women in Dancehall


Many factors place female dancehall artists in a compromising position. When dancehall first emerged in the late 1970s, they were definitely less prevalent. However since then more ladies have joined the music…

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Liberation Corner


- by David Myles – Warmest greetings to the readers of Vision newspaper and welcome to my column – ‘Liberation Corner’, which is inspired by a now defunct bookshop in…

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Straight from Yard with DJ Amber


Greetings Yardies! The summer is officially over and there’s a lot to discuss about what’s going on a yard. But instead of getting into the doom and gloom of the…

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Real Talk with Sandy Daley


Keep your relationship private! When it comes to love, nothing is off limits except your relationship itself. Nothing destroys a relationship faster than rumours, hearsay and as we say in…

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Jazz Related


- By Gordon Wedderburn – The Jazz Warriors movement of the mid 1980’s brought to prominence a number of talented but marginalized black British jazz musicians who still continue to…

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Lara calls for change in West Indies cricket


- by Yemi Abiade – West Indies cricket legend Brian Lara has called for significant changes in the way the sport is run in the region. Despite a resounding victory…

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Jamaica Diaspora plays major role in keeping economy afloat


- by Gabriela Radeva – In the height of the hurricane season and off the annual blossom of the Caribbean economy, the beaches are resting abandoned demanding new alternatives. Blessed with…

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Jah Cure set for Europe


- by Deana Myers – International recording artiste Jah cure is pumped up and ready for a one month tour of Europe. This is dubbed the ‘Life we live’ tour…

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Etana: Reggae’s Princess Regent


- by Nadine White – For the last seven years, Etana has comfortably and graciously maintained her place as one of the most relevant reggae artists, full stop. Since bursting onto the scene in 2007 with ‘Wrong Address’, she…

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New date for ZJ Wah Wa to plea guilty


Popular ZIP FM radio personality ZJ Wah Wa, has entered into a plea agreement with American federal prosecutors changing his plea from not guilty to guilty. The 24-year-old, whose given…

Lakers GM Mitch Kupchak says Kobe Bryant is healthy, focused on big return with Steve Nash


By Greg Beacham THE ASSOCIATED PRESS EL SEGUNDO, Calif. _ Mitch Kupchak is confident Kobe Bryant will make an impressive return to the Los Angeles Lakers after losing last season…

‘A much different challenge’: Heat start process of a new season, with LeBron’s chapter closed


By Tim Reynolds THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI _ Erik Spoelstra has ready plenty about the notion of reinvention, which seems appropriate given the task that he and the Miami Heat…

Lights, cameras: LeBron James, Cavaliers set off on road they hope ends with NBA title


By Tom Withers THE ASSOCIATED PRESS INDEPENDENCE, Ohio _ Wearing a wine-and-gold Cavs uniform again, LeBron James took his first steps toward ending Cleveland’s championship drought. Back home and where…

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Turkey’s President Erdogan calls for no fly zone against Syria’s air force


By Suzan Fraser THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ANKARA, Turkey _ Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Friday that a “no-fly zone” should be created in Syria to protect part of it…

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With rap star Ludacris, Georgia Gov. Deal taps unlikely partner on the campaign trail


By Kathleen Foody THE ASSOCIATED PRESS RIVERDALE, Ga. _ A campaign event without political chatter seems about as likely as Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal and rapper Ludacris sharing a stage….

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One room schoolhouse that singer Tina Turner attended in West Tennessee becomes a museum


By Adrian Sainz THE ASSOCIATED PRESS BROWNSVILLE, Tenn. _ A restored one-room schoolhouse where Tina Turner attended classes opened Friday as a museum honouring the singer’s career and recalling her…

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Ethiopia federation questions CAF’s impromptu decision to give Guinea African Cup


By Elias Meseret THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia _ The president of the Ethiopian federation questions the impromptu decision by the Confederation of African Football to award Guinea hosting…

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3 Nicaraguans, 2 Costa Ricans get prison terms in Jamaica for attempting to traffic pot


KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Three men from Nicaragua and two others from Costa Rica have been convicted of trying to traffic compressed marijuana out of Jamaica. In a Thursday statement, the…

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White House says Attorney General Eric Holder is resigning after 6 years on the job


By Nedra Pickler And Jim Kuhnhenn THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON _ Eric Holder, who served as the public face of the Obama administration’s legal fight against terrorism and weighed in…

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PHARRELL WILLIAMS IS IN “NBA 2K15”


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pharrell (fah-REL’) Williams is not just doing the music for “NBA 2K15.” He’s in the game. Williams has posted a screenshot of his appearance in one…

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DR. DRE TOPS FORBES’ LIST OF TOP-EARNING HIP-HOP ACTS


NEW YORK (AP) — For all the bragging rappers do about how much cash they have, none of them can touch Dr. Dre. Forbes magazine puts him at the top…

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OUTKAST’S ANDRE 3000 PORTRAYS JIMI HENDRIX FOR NEW FILM


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andre 3000 of OutKast believes it’s OK that the makers of a Jimi Hendrix biography film did not have the rights to Hendrix’s music because they…

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JURY DECIDES AGAINST CADET IN LAWSUIT AGAINST PATTI LABELLE’S STAFF


HOUSTON (AP) — A former West Point cadet has lost his lawsuit against Patti LaBelle’s entourage. Richard King had said in his lawsuit that LaBelle’s bodyguard and two others attacked…

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Renewed unrest in Ferguson results in smashed windows, arrests after Brown memorial burned


By Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Five people were arrested and two law enforcement officers were hurt in Ferguson after protests over the death of Michael Brown…

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Prime minister says Haiti to hold long overdue elections by early next year


By Trenton Daniel THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Haitian Prime Minister Laurent Lamothe said Tuesday that his country will hold long-overdue elections no later than early next year if…

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AP Interview: Colombia president hopes Venezuela will be ‘constructive’ in Security Council


By Alexandra Olson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK _ Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that he expects Venezuela to win a seat on the U.N. Security Council and…

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Following inquest, Jamaica detectives probing poisoning death of senior police commander


KINGSTON, Jamaica _ Jamaican detectives are investigating the poisoning death of a police commander. A coroner’s jury inquest ruled this week that Dayton Henry was “systematically” poisoned. The former head…

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Wiz Khalifa’s wife Amber Rose files for divorce in Los Angeles after a year of marriage


LOS ANGELES _ Model Amber Rose is ending her yearlong marriage to rapper Wiz Khalifa. Rose filed for divorce on Tuesday in Los Angeles, citing irreconcilable differences. She is seeking…

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Jah Cure – Life We Live (Official Music Video)


    Jamaican reggae singer Jah Cure has released a music video for his recent single “Life we Live”. Check out the video below. Photo from: www.twitter.com