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GUEST RUNDOWNS

Postings from special guest contributors. From commentaries, to higher reasonings, to just running-off the mouth. “Everybody has an opinion!”

AS ALBUM SALES FALL, JAMAICAN ARTISTS ARE LOOKING ELSEWHERE FOR ADDITIONAL EARNINGS!

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October 19, 2014
AS ALBUM SALES FALL, JAMAICAN ARTISTS ARE LOOKING ELSEWHERE FOR ADDITIONAL EARNINGS!

Tessanne Chin —- By Sadeke Brooks— As album sales continue to fall, Jamaican artists and producers are now looking to YouTube for additional earnings. Producer Blaqk Sheep explained that while you might not get massive earnings from YouTube, “you do get paid”. He says in order for entertainers to earn money, they need to...
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AUSTRALIAN SINGER MISS TRACE, ROCKS WITH LEGENDARY SINGER/SONGWRITER B.B. SEATON!

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October 19, 2014
AUSTRALIAN SINGER MISS TRACE, ROCKS WITH LEGENDARY SINGER/SONGWRITER B.B. SEATON!

Miss Trace rocks steady with B.B. Seaton– AUSTRALIAN singer Miss Trace has found a new hero in rocksteady great B.B. Seaton. Last month, while in London for Seaton’s 70th birthday party, she recorded three songs — Image of Love, Something For You and Stand By Me — with him. The two first collaborated last...
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JAMAICAN MUSIC PIONEERS WITHOUT NATIONAL HONORS!

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October 19, 2014
Inner Circle

 Kenneth Khouri—- Vere Johns … His Opportunity Hour and Opportunity Knocks shows were the Rising Star contests of the 1950s and 1960s. They helped launch the careers of Alton Ellis, Lloyd Charmers, John Holt, Bob Andy, Desmond Dekker, The Wailers, Jackie Edwards, Dobby Dobson, Boris Gardiner, Millie Small, Jimmy Cliff, the Blues Busters, Derrick...
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NEW BOOK SALUTES THE “SONG BIRDS – PIONEERING WOMEN IN JAMAICAN MUSIC!”

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October 19, 2014
Songbirds:WomenOfReggae

 By Howard Campbell—  Top: WHEN it comes to the history of early reggae, Heather Augustyn’s interest has no bounds. For the past decade, the American journalist/teacher has written extensively on the music’s roots—-. Songbirds: Pioneering Women of Reggae is her latest literary effort. Released in September, it is Augustyn’s look at the role women played...
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“DANGEROUSLY ROOTS” FOR THE SECOND WEEK, TOPS THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGGAE ALBUM CHART!

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October 18, 2014
“DANGEROUSLY ROOTS” FOR THE SECOND WEEK, TOPS THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGGAE ALBUM CHART!

  THE SOUTH FLORIDA TOP 15 ALBUMS/CD’s CHART 10/17/14 Second week @ No.1   TW LW WOC TITLE ARTIST LABEL 1 -1 -4 DANGEROUSLY ROOTS (2)  DAUNE STEPHENSON  GREENSLEEVES 2 2 21 The Oracle Unleashed Little Hero/Pzed Earth Strong Records 3 3 11 Reggae Jammin 3 Various Artists Tad’s Records 4 4 9 Reggae...
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RADIO STATION OWNER AMONG 711 ARRESTED FOR ELECTRICITY THEFT FROM THE JAMAICA PUBLIC SERVICE!

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October 18, 2014
Handcuffed:Blackman

 KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Public Service (JPS) is reporting that 711 persons have been arrested between January 1 and October 15 for the illegal abstraction of electricity. JPS has been carrying out multiple operations across the island, with the support of the security forces, in addition to conducting meter audits and account investigations....
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FOR THE SECOND WEEK, JAH RUBY HOLDS THE TOP POSITION ON THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGGAE CHART!

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October 18, 2014
FOR THE SECOND WEEK, JAH RUBY HOLDS THE TOP POSITION ON THE SOUTH FLORIDA REGGAE CHART!

THE SOUTH FLORIDA TOP 25 REGGAE CHART 10/17/14 TW LW WOC TITLE ARTIST LABEL HPR 1 -1- 12 I SHALL NOT REMOVE (2) JAH RUBY HEAVY BEAT RECORDS #1 2 2 12 Belly Of The Beast Tom Laing/Capleton Top Tier Records #2 3 3 10 No Jestering Glen Washington Heavy Beat Records #3 4...
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“SOMEONE OWES QUEEN IFRICA AN APOLOGY” SO SAYS MELVILLE COOKE!

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October 18, 2014
“SOMEONE OWES QUEEN IFRICA AN APOLOGY” SO SAYS MELVILLE COOKE!

Today we begin a new column in the Saturday Gleaner, Music and More with Mel. Written by Melville Cooke, as the name suggests, it will focus mostly on music – Jamaican popular music, to be specific – but will not be restricted to it. One thing is sure, though, that each installment will be...
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DANCEHALL ARTIST LEFTSIDE, SEEKS A “REBIRTH” WITH NEW MIXTAPE!

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October 18, 2014
DANCEHALL ARTIST LEFTSIDE, SEEKS A “REBIRTH” WITH NEW MIXTAPE!

   Leftside— DANCEHALL artist Leftside is currently in Germany promoting his mixtape, The Rebirth Volume 1. The 19-track project was produced by the entertainer’s Keep Left Records and released in Europe two weeks ago. Among its tracks are What You Need, Indian Wine, Get Ready to Party, Danger and Monkey Business, a collaboration with...
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CARLENE DAVIS TO DONATE PART-PROCEEDS FROM NEW ALBUM “DRIPPING BLOOD” TO FIGHT EBOLA!

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October 18, 2014
CARLENE DAVIS TO DONATE PART-PROCEEDS FROM NEW ALBUM “DRIPPING BLOOD” TO FIGHT EBOLA!

 By Brian Bonitto—  Reggae gospel singer Carlene Davis— REGGAE gospel singer Carlene Davis will be donating part-proceeds of her latest album Dripping Blood to fight Ebola in West Africa. Davis, 61, made the revelation at her album launch at Redbones Blues Café in St Andrew on Thursday. The singer said she made the decision...
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