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  • Reggae singer and promoter Jah Mike running for councillor April 22, 2021
    Artiste, producer and promoter, Lawrence ‘Jah Mike’ Lugg, is hoping to add yet another title to his name – councillor – and the humanitarian says he has been preparing for this role all his life. Therefore, come next year February, he will be...
    Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer
  • Record label provides scholarship for GC Foster student April 22, 2021
    Tasjay Productions Foundation recently fulfilled a major goal for the Tasjay Productions label when they provided an additional scholarship to a brilliant, young student of G. C. Foster College in St Catherine. The Manchester-born student, Delon...
  • Lyrical ‘realness’ makes ‘August Town’ a hit years after release April 22, 2021
    When reggae singer Duane Stephenson wrote and recorded the track August Town, he had no idea the song would go on to be a hit. He also could not predict that several years after its initial release, the song would still resonate with people. In...
    Shereita Grizzle/Staff Reporter
  • ‘A tragic loss for journalism’ April 21, 2021
    The passing of prominent journalist, editor, lecturer, communications specialist and former Television Jamaica news anchor Michael Sharpe early Tuesday morning has had an impact on people from every sector, including entertainment. Sharpe, who was...
    Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer
  • Morgan Heritage says NFTs is a new investment in ‘legacy’ April 21, 2021
    Morgan Heritage’s Light It Up non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have sold out. The two-time Grammy Award-winning reggae group announced the release of three songs as limited-edition NFTs in partnership with Bondly Finance. One of the NFTs is a new...
    Stephanie Lyew/Gleaner Writer
  • Keepers of Peter Tosh legacy and OHJA Herb House get high on 4/20 April 20, 2021
    On Monday, a billboard in Times Square, New York, loudly proclaimed, ‘Nasdaq salutes International Peter Tosh Day’ along with an advertisement detailing activities for today, April 20, the official weed day, also known as 4/20 (four-twenty). Reggae...
    Yasmine Peru/Senior Gleaner Writer

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