Disney Company Holds Auditions for “The Lion King” in Kingston

Jamaican dancers and singers auditioned for its world-famous production, “The Lion King” musical. The auditions took place last month, hosted by casting agents based in the United States, were held in Kingston at The Little Theater, opening the way for local talent to be part of the international theater scene. Tapping Jamaica’s exceptional talent pool […]

Morgan Heritage Lead Singer Peter ‘Peetah’ Morgan Passes Away at 46

Peter “Peetah” Anthony Morgan, the lead singer of the Grammy-winning reggae band Morgan Heritage, has passed away at the age of 46. The news was confirmed on the band’s social media platforms on February 25, 2024. The cause of death has not been disclosed. Morgan, known by his stage name “Peetah,” was a key figure […]

Jamaicans Who Live Overseas Encouraged to Invest in Their Home Country

Jamaican Minister of State, Alando Terrelonge, is extending a warm invitation to Jamaicans living overseas: come invest in your home country’s flourishing economy! With Jamaica experiencing sustained growth, Terrelonge sees the diaspora as a crucial partner in propelling this momentum forward. A great place to make money Terrelonge stated that Jamaica is experiencing a period […]

Marriage Vs Jezebel….4 Dangers To Be Aware Of

“My way or the highway” has to be one of the most self-centered statements one can make.  “Do as I say” comes in a close second.  I was having a conversation with a close friend of mine a couple weeks ago and all he kept saying was “I cannot make any decisions in my marriage […]

St. Hugh’s High School Shines: Medals at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships 2024

St. Hugh’s High School from Jamaica made waves at the UCA National High School Cheerleading Championships 2024 in Orlando, Florida, securing a silver medal in the Super Varsity Non-Tumbling category. The championships featured over a thousand teams from across the United States, Canada, and other countries competing for medals. The St. Hugh’s team displayed exceptional […]

Richie Spice Ignites Ocho Rios, Young Reggae Ambassadors Shine Bright

The vibrant sounds of reggae filled the air at Island Village, Ocho Rios, on Saturday, February 10, as the Young Reggae Ambassadors took center stage and delivered riveting performances. Organized by the Jamaica Cultural Development Commission (JCDC), an agency of the Ministry of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport, the Young Reggae Ambassador Concert provides emerging […]

Streamlining Reggae Month: A Proposal for More Inclusive Celebration

Reggae Month needs a major overhaul to ensure that we celebrate the rich tapestry of Jamaican music history. Black History Month (African American History Month) is celebrated in February because it coincides with the birthday of two significant figures in America’s history. First, Abraham Lincoln, former President of the United States, was born on February […]

WEEKLY DEVOTIONAL – Know What is Important

There were seventy-two of them, though some manuscripts say seventy. On this particular day, according to the narrative, Jesus had appointed “and sent them two by two ahead of Him to every town and place where He was about to go” (Luke 10:1, NIV). This was no sight-seeing city tour, for He told them, “The […]

Kenyan Reggae Songstress Leads Denmark’s Annual Bob Marley Celebration

The full lineup for the Aarhus (Denmark) Annual Bob Marley Celebration, organized by Jam Link International, has been announced. Scheduled for February 24th at Volume Village – Thomas Koppels Gade 201 in Aarhus, Denmark, the event promises a dynamic blend of live music, sound-system juggling, and a digital exhibition highlighting reggae music. This year’s main […]