• ETANA
    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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Dutch Ebola aid ship arrives in Liberia on final leg of West Africa tour


MONROVIA, Liberia _ The European Union says a Dutch aid ship is finishing its tour of the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola epidemic, docking in Liberia…

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Elderly German couple found hacked to death on beach near their vacation villa in Tobago


PORT-OF-SPAIN _ Police in Trinidad and Tobago are investigating the slaying of an elderly German couple who were found hacked to death on a beach near their vacation home on…

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Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort latest to postpone Bill Cosby comedy performance


NEW YORK _ Foxwoods Resort Casino says it has indefinitely postponed Bill Cosby‘s concert appearance that was scheduled for January. The announcement Monday by the Connecticut resort adds to several…

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List of winners of the American Music Awards


Winners of the 2014 American Music Awards, presented Sunday at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles: Artist of the year: One Direction New artist of the year: 5 Seconds of…

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IGGY AZALEA WINS FIRST AWARD EVER AT AMAS


LOS ANGELES — One Direction and Katy Perry were the big winners at the American Music Awards, although Iggy Azalea probably is more excited than either of them. One Direction…

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Beyonce – 7/11(Official Visual)


BEYONCÉ Platinum Edition available on iTunes: http://beyonce.lk/itunesplatinum.

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Kidd Kidd Feat. 50 Cent & Lloyd Banks – Big Body Benz (Official Music Video)


Off G-Unit’s “The Beauty Of Independence” EP which is out now! Purchase here on iTunes: http://goo.gl/FpK9Sy. G-Unit Records.

Australia beats South Africa by 2 wickets in final ODI, takes series 4 1


SYDNEY, Australia _ Australia survived a late batting collapse to return to the top of the world one-day international rankings with a two-wicket win over South Africa on Sunday in…

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Ferguson prepares for grand jury decision; civic group says no decision reached


By John O’Connor And Jim Salter THE ASSOCIATED PRESS FERGUSON, Mo. _ Crews erected barricades Saturday around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict a…

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Catholic Church defrocks priest on Caribbean island of Dominica for abusing minor 20 years ago


By Carlisle Jno Baptiste THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ROSEAU _ A longtime parish priest on Dominica who was accused of sexually abusing a girl in 1994 has been removed from the…

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Officials rescue 5 people after pleasure boat overturns in eastern Caribbean


FORT-DE-FRANCE, Martinique _ Five people have been rescued in the eastern Caribbean after their pleasure boat overturned in rough waters. Authorities on the French island of Martinique said the five…

Tiger Woods says Chris Como will work with him on his swing


By Doug Ferguson THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NAPLES, Fla. _ Tiger Woods is getting some help for his swing as he prepares to return to competition. Woods announced Saturday on Twitter…

Renaud Lavillenie and Valerie Adams win IAAF athlete of the year awards


MONACO _ Pole vault indoor record holder Renaud Lavillenie of France and shot putter Valerie Adams of New Zealand were named world athletes of the year on Friday. The 28-year-old…

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Jamaica policeman facing homicide charge arrested at airport


KINGSTON, Jamaica _ A Jamaican policeman facing a murder charge has been arrested at an island airport. The Independent Commission of Investigations probes allegations against Jamaica‘s security forces. It has…

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Ebola hampers adoptions in West Africa, heightens need for aid to children


By Martha Irvine THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO _ The Ebola epidemic has put adoptions in impacted west African countries at a standstill for obvious reasons. Tessa and Joel Sanborn understand….

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FIFA audit panel member charged with fraud in Cayman Islands health contract probe


GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands _ A member of FIFA’s financial monitoring panel has been charged with fraud in a criminal investigation in his Cayman Islands homeland. A Cayman anti-corruption unit…

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Lil Boosie – Life That I Dreamed Of (Official Music Video)


Lil Boosie’s “Touchdown 2 Cause Hell” album dropping early 2015! “Life After Death Row” mixtape out now! Bad Azz Entertainment.

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EBONY MAGAZINE HONOURS QUINCY JONES


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ L-L Cool J says Quincy Jones taught him to be a man. Chaka Khan says Jones is “like an uncle, even a father.” Former U-S Secretary…

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Plies – Daddy (Official Music Video)


Plies’ “Da Last Real Nigga Left 2″ mixtape out now! Big Gates Records.

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IGGY AZALEA WILL PERFORM WITH JLO AT AMERICAN MUSIC AWARDS


LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Iggy Azalea is laughing off reports that she and Jennifer Lopez will make the censors jump with their performance at the American Music Awards. They will…

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Enrique Iglesias wins 3 Latin Grammys, Calle 13 makes history with 21 wins, Chris Brown & Pitbull perform


By Mesfin Fekadu THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Enrique Iglesias picked up his first Latin Grammy in more than a decade Thursday, winning three trophies including song of the year for his…

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BILL COSBY-FLORIDA-WOMAN-MAKES-ACCUSATION


BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) _ A Florida woman has become the fourth in recent weeks to make a rape allegation against Bill Cosby. Therese Serignese (tur-EES’ SAYR’-uhg-neez) is a nurse…

South Africa wins toss and bats 1st in 4th ODI vs Australia, needing win to save series


MELBOURNE, Australia _ South Africa captain A.B. de Villiers won the toss and elected to bat Friday in the fourth limited-overs international against Australia, chasing a win to save the…

Sri Lanka captain Mathews wants settled side for England series after woeful tour to India


COLOMBO, Sri Lanka _ Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews wants a settled side to face England in their limited-overs series starting next week, and avoid the wholesale changes that resulted…

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