Ifrica says radio shunning ‘Daddy’ song | Entertainment

Queen Ifrica said she believes officials from the Broadcasting Commission of Jamaica when they informed her that her song Daddy Don’t Touch Me There was not banned from the airwaves. But she wants them to look into why the song isn’t being played on radio. The entertainer made a shocking revelation during her performance at Rebel Salute, in the wee hours of Sunday, when she said the song was banned. However, no sooner had she completed her performance, than executive director of the commission, Cordel Green, sent a message via…

Stephen Marley’s Kaya Fest gets new venue | Entertainment

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Bob Marley’s song Kaya, his son Stephen ‘Ragga’ Marley, through his Fruit of Life Productions, will present the second annual Kaya Fest on April 28 and 29 at the NOS Events Center in San Bernardino, California. To provide a better overall experience for the fans, the festival has been relocated from another venue in Long Beach, California. The historic venue will provide a perfect setting for the Music and Awareness festival, whose stated goal is to educate, inspire and encourage positive public awareness…

Rickey Teetz looks to expand reach in 2018 | Entertainment

Dancehall artiste Rickey Teetz is looking to amp up promotion on his latest single Dolla, a song aimed at inspiring Jamaicans wrestling with inflation and low wages. Released on the Show Di Vibes label last December, the artiste plans to shoot a video for the project later this month. “The early feedback has been excellent. people like the theme of being successful and making money in 2018, despite our background or economic situation,” he said. “The song has popped up on several street mixtapes such as DJ Dotcom and DJ…

Jah9 releases video for ‘Hardcore’ remix | Entertainment

The remix of Jah9’s 2017 hit ‘Hardcore’, which features Chronixx, now has a visual to accompany it. The original version featured on her September 2016 album 9 was remixed by Chronixx in March last year and later featured on VP Records’ annual compilation Reggae Gold 2k17. Released yesterday, the video comes shortly after Jah9’s mini Brazil tour which wrapped up on January 7. Filmed in Sao Paulo, Brazil, by director Premier King, the video features Jah9 in various parts of the city with an all-female crew including members of the…

Leonardo pushes independent career | Entertainment

Recording artiste Leonardo is looking to take his music to the next level by producing and promoting his own material. The Clarendon-based singjay recently launched his own record label, Age 26 Records. “I do a variety of happy, melodious, reggae and dancehall songs with storylines that most people can relate to. My whole thing right now is to get my music out,” he said. “Young artistes don’t get much support, and it gets worse when we are not in Kingston. So I have basically decided that if I can’t get…

I’m a lesbian – Shauna Chyn shows off with new female lover | Entertainment

Earlier this week female dancehall artiste Shauna Chyn sent social media in a frenzy after she posted a live video of her and another female getting up close and personal. In the video Chyn looks on gleefully as the female gyrates sexily on her. “I was having fun with my girlfriend. Unuh never hear say me love woman long time? Remember Mr Man (Gully Bop) use to say me is a ‘bush’ because him couldn’t pronounce the word butch properly,” she said. According to Chyn, she was not hiding her…

Demarco gets ‘comfortable’ on new single | Entertainment

Dancehall star Demarco has yet another hit on his hands with the release of his new single ‘Comfortable’. Demarco said this one is an ode to the women, praising them for all they do to make the man feel comfortable. The single was released recently under his True Gift Entertainment label and is available for streaming or purchase on all digital platforms, via Zojak World Wide. With a career that has spanned more than 10 years, Demarco has stamped his name in the dancehall books with a long list of…

The Post The ultimate fight for truth | Entertainment

The Post is a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post‘s Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee, as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four US presidents. Together, they must overcome their differences as they risk their careers – and very freedom – to help bring long-buried truths to light. In addition to directing, Spielberg produces along with Amy Pascal and…

The Commuter | Lives are on the line | Entertainment

It is trouble on a train for Michael MacCauley, an insurance agent whose daily commute becomes anything but routine. After being confronted by a mysterious stranger (Vera Farmiga), Michael is blackmailed into finding the identity of a passenger on his train before the last stop. Michael races against the clock to solve the puzzle in a criminal conspiracy that carries life and death stakes for himself and others. From the director of Non-Stop, Unknown, and Run All Night Jaume Collet-Serra, The Commuter stars Academy Award nominees Liam Neeson and Vera…