Hood Celebrityy to make Jamaica debut | Entertainment

Overseas-based dancehall artiste Hood Celebrityy is gearing up to make her first appearance as a performer in Jamaica. Since getting her big break in the music industry, the entertainer has gained a huge following on the local scene, and her song, Walking Trophy, has become a dancehall anthem. The Jamaica-born artiste is expected to perform at an event, Tease, on June 24. The event is set for Sugarman’s Beach in Portmore. Event promoter and artiste manager Michael Wilson said that Hood Celebrity is one of the hottest dancehall artistes in…

Edwin Allen to continue Champs celebrations | Entertainment

Edwin Allen High School will continue celebrating its fifth consecutive hold on the coveted the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Athletics Championships title on April 28 with a massive family fun day on the school premises at Frankfield, Clarendon. According to past student and member of the organising team, Duane ‘Chozenn’ Besentie, the celebration means a lot to the parish and it is not just an event for the athletes. “This is not just a celebration for Edwin but the entire parish. Before winning our first title, it took years of…

Jahvinci and Popcaan collab on ‘Steamy’ | Entertainment

‘Steamy’, the collaboration between former members of the Portmore Empire, Jahvinci and Popcaan, has been growing in popularity since its release early March. The song, which signalled a reunion of sorts between both entertainers, has amassed over two million views on YouTube to date. Speaking with The STAR, Jahvinci explained that the song came about from a simple vibe session between them and says he is not surprised it has become a favourite in the streets. “Me and Popcaan never drop the link no matter what, from day one. Last…

Dream come true – Masicka single enjoys BET rotation | Entertainment

Genahsyde recording artiste Masicka has been enjoying a huge amount of success on the local market in 2018. However, with his sights set on making an even bigger impact on the global market, the entertainer has been making strides overseas. His songs have been making the rounds on several music stations across the US and the artiste seems poised to take his music to the mainstream. One of his most recent tracks, They Don’t Know, has been added to the rotation on the internationally renowned video outlet, BET Jams. Speaking…

Selector Gary Chucks gets support after stroke | Entertainment

Veteran selector from African Star Gary Williams, more popularly known as Gary Chucks, narrowly escaped death after getting a stroke on December 17 last year, while working at a street dance in Spanish Town. The selector, who spoke to THE STAR, explained that he felt his limbs weakening, and he later collapsed around the sound system console. “While inna di dance a play, and mi just feel mi foot give weh. I don’t know what happened after,” said Gary Chucks. The explanation Gary Chucks received from one of the doctors…

The Met: Live in HD ends 2017-18 season with Cendrillon (Massenet) -transmitting live this Saturday at Carib 5 | Entertainment

For the first time ever, Massenet’s sumptuous interpretation of the Cinderella story comes to the Met, with Joyce DiDonato starring in the title role. She is paired with mezzo-soprano Alice Coote in the trouser role of Prince Charming, Kathleen Kim as the Fairy Godmother, and Stephanie Blythe as the imperious Madame de la Haltiere. Bertrand de Billy conducts Laurent Pelly’s imaginative storybook production. Composed by Jules Massenet (1842-1912) and created by Charles Perrault, this 1698 fairy tale is the classic telling of the Cinderella story, providing colour, romance, and relatable…

Ready Player One 3D | More than just a game | Entertainment

From three-time Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg comes the science fiction action adventure Ready Player One, based on Ernest Cline’s bestseller of the same name, which has become a worldwide phenomenon. It is the year 2045, and people can escape their harsh reality in the OASIS, an immersive virtual world where you can go anywhere, do anything, be anyone. The only limits are your own imagination. OASIS creator James Halliday left his immense fortune and control of the Oasis to the winner of a contest designed to find a worthy…

Blockers | By any means necessary | Entertainment

Julie, Kayla and Sam are three high-school seniors who make a pact to lose their virginity on prom night. Lisa (Leslie Mann, The Other Woman, This Is 40), Mitchell (John Cena, Trainwreck, Sisters) and Hunter (Ike Barinholtz, Neighbours, Suicide Squad) are three overprotective parents who flip out when they find out about their daughters’ plans. They soon join forces for a wild and chaotic quest to stop the girls from sealing the deal – no matter what the cost. Blockers is directed by Kay Cannon (Pitch Perfect 1-3) and is…

I Can Only Imagine | The backstory of best-selling Christian single of all time | Entertainment

The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brought hope to many, comes to life on the big screen. Growing up in Greenville, Texas, Bart Millard suffers physical and emotional abuse at the hands of his father, Arthur. When Arthur becomes terminally ill, he finds redemption by embracing his faith and rediscovering his love for his son. Years later, Bart’s troubled childhood and mended relationship with his dad inspires him to write the hit song “I Can Only Imagine” as singer of the Christian band…

ILoveMoBay Foundation introduces ‘Movies in the Park’ | Entertainment

The newly formed ILoveMoBay Foundation will this Friday bring a lot of love to the Old Hospital Park, in the Second City, with a special screening of the Disney animated film Zootopia. The film is the first of a free-admission monthly movie series. ILoveMoBay Foundation was formed earlier this year, against the backdrop of all the problems plaguing St James. According to its chairman Douglas Gordon, the event falls under the organisation’s five pillars for renewal for the city of Montego Bay. “It is really to bring families together, to…