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Sean Paul in seventh heaven to promote compatriots

Neil-Monticelli Harley-Rüdd Sean Paul, who has been controversially outspoken since the recent Grammy Awards, has ended a seven-year hiatus by releasing his latest studio album - and has another planned for May.‘Live N Livin’ was out on his own record label of Dutty Rock on 12 March, and will be followed by the album ‘Scorcha’ in two months. His previous album was ‘Full Frequency’ in 2014, which blended dancehall, hip hop and pop.The Kingston-born superstar dancehall singer has been busy since ‘Full Frequency’ making videos for his array of singles and turning his attention to being both a deejay and producer. On his latest release he is hammering home the unity in dancehall, which features over twenty artistes. Live N Livin new album by Sean Paul ‘Live N Livin’ o...
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Cool Drive-In Memories!

The year 2004 marked a poignant end to the Harbour View Drive-in movie theatre in East Kingston, after 41 years. When Category Three Hurricane Ivan came roaring ashore in 2004 the facility was almost at its last gasp.The owners were struggling as violence kept crowds away, the introduction of the VCR meant that movie buffs could indulge in their favourite pastime from the comfort of their living rooms. The drive-in could not survive Ivan’s devastation. The sign is all that remains Many people thought outdoor movie theatre was a dead and buried past and the young may have rue the idea that they would ever have that experience. But the Drive-in is back.We were prompted to revisit Harbour View Drive-in theatre after Palace Amusement Company signed a two-year contract to operate the Ne...
TAHIRAH ELIZABETH DROPS NEW SINGLE
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TAHIRAH ELIZABETH DROPS NEW SINGLE

Tahirah Elizabeth is an expressive, free-spirited Jamaican artiste whose smooth, rich voice has been gaining traction among music lovers. The young artiste has added the flair of her Island nation’s pulsating reggae and dancehall beats to her Neo-soul sound. The result is a reflection of the classical soul music era.  She has stated that this modern-day soul music with contemporary attitudes and sensibilities is fused with the energetic, soulful pulse of Jamaican tones, to deliver a pleasurable awakening of music pallets globally. Just in time for Christmas, Tahirah Elizabeth has released the single “See You Never” which is featured on the Televised Riddim produced by EchoBeats Productions. The song was released with a music video featuring rising Jamaican artist, D’Yani, a...
Night-life on pause
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Night-life on pause

Oldies Reggae Records When the sun sets in Jamaica the night lights usually go up in clubs and on dancefloors across Kingston and popular urban centres. As Monte Blake reeled off names like Turn Table, Tit for Tat, Top Hat, Stables and El Rancho, which were once located on the Red Hills Road strip, a picture emerged of a vibrant city, a real party town. Truthfully, the entire island throbs with a syncopated beat that is incredibly infectious, reminding us of Bob Marley’s famous words, “When the music hits you, you feel no pain.” Sadly, since March, the coronavirus pandemic has put night-life on pause. Terms like “lock-down” “curfew” and “quarantine” have been fused into everyday language and the consequence is that patrons are robbed of solid interactions and lively entertainment...