‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ – far from terrible

After his stint fighting Thanos, dying, then coming back to life, Peter Parker is back in his friendly neighbourhood. A place he’d like to stay for as long as possible. From a character...

Win two tickets to Reggae Sumfest – Saturday, July 20

When was the last time Buju Banton performed at Reggae Sumfest? Please call 876-922-3400 ext. 6329 from 12-12:30 p.m. Story appeared first at Jamaica-Gleaner.com

‘We love you guys,’ Beyonce tells Meghan at Lion King premiere

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Mikhail Morris – street dancer to lecturer

At 30 years old, Mikhail Morris has compiled an impressive repertoire, one that continues to stun even him. A street dancer, his career officially took off when he competed on talent show Dancing...

Mikhail Morris – street dancer to lecturer

At 30 years old, Mikhail Morris has compiled an impressive repertoire, one that continues to stun even him. A street dancer, his career officially took off when he competed on talent show Dancing...

Mikhail Morris – street dancer to lecturer

At 30 years old, Mikhail Morris has compiled an impressive repertoire, one that continues to stun even him. A street dancer, his career officially took off when he competed on talent show Dancing...

Mikhail Morris – street dancer to lecturer

At 30 years old, Mikhail Morris has compiled an impressive repertoire, one that continues to stun even him. A street dancer, his career officially took off when he competed on talent show Dancing...

Mikhail Morris – street dancer to lecturer

At 30 years old, Mikhail Morris has compiled an impressive repertoire, one that continues to stun even him. A street dancer, his career officially took off when he competed on talent show Dancing...

JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart ready for Sumfest for Sumfest JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart

For an aspiring artiste, music festivals are especially useful in building a career, and nobody knows this better than Toronto-based, independent artiste Chelsea Stewart. She is billed as an opening act for the...

JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart ready for Sumfest for Sumfest JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart

For an aspiring artiste, music festivals are especially useful in building a career, and nobody knows this better than Toronto-based, independent artiste Chelsea Stewart. She is billed as an opening act for the...

JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart ready for Sumfest for Sumfest JUNO nominee Chelsea Stewart

For an aspiring artiste, music festivals are especially useful in building a career, and nobody knows this better than Toronto-based, independent artiste Chelsea Stewart. She is billed as an opening act for the...

Itopia Life to create a new space for cultural levity and expression

Itopia Life Herb House, the second medical cannabis dispensary to open in Kingston and the fourth in the entire island, has found its space at the home of Jamaica’s artsy Henzell family on West...

Itopia Life to create a new space for cultural levity and expression

Itopia Life Herb House, the second medical cannabis dispensary to open in Kingston and the fourth in the entire island, has found its space at the home of Jamaica’s artsy Henzell family on West...
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Reggae Artist Rik Jam’s Heartbreak Changes His Life

Rising multi-faceted recording artist Rik Jam has jointly released his new single and video titled "Change My Life". This is the third single for the Irie Yute Records artist, who has garnered modest international...

YouTuber killed in UK’s first fatal electric scooter crash

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The Boys: Season Two? Aya Cash (You’re the Worst) in Talks to Join Amazon...

bossmoss / Depositphotos.com Will there be another season of The Boys? Deadline reports You’re the Worst star Aya Cash is in talks to join season two of the Amazon TV show. Based on the comic by...

My Life Is Murder: Lucy Lawless (Xena) Stars in Mystery Series on Acorn

Lucy Lawless is on the case. Acorn TV just announced the premiere date for their new TV show, My Life is Murder. The Australian drama series stars Lawless as “Alexa Crowe, an ex-homicide detective as...

Varsity Blues: Quibi Developing Series Based on 1999 Movie

VarsityBlues is coming to the small screen. Variety reports Quibi is developing a TV show based on the 1999 movie. The original film centered on the ups and downs of a small-town high school football...

Scream: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four on VH1?

Vulture Watch Will viewers find Scream now that its moved from MTV to VH1? Has the Scream TV show been cancelled or renewed for a fourth season on VH1? The television vulture is watching...

Scream: Season Three Ratings

After two low-rated seasons on MTV, Scream has returned after two years away for a three-night third season on VH1. Has this horror series already essentially been cancelled or, could it be renewed for...

First Responders Live: Season One Ratings

Before moving to Spike in 2013, Cops was one of the longest-running TV series on FOX. Now the network is dipping its toe back into familiar waters with the new First Responders Live TV...

Ed Sheeran opens up about crippling ‘social anxiety’

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Singer R. Kelly charged in sex scheme of kidnapping and payoffs

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Singer R. Kelly, already charged with sexual assault in Illinois, was indicted in federal courts in New York and Chicago on Friday with transporting women and girls across state lines for...

In ‘Harry Met Sally’ tribute, New York deli invites contestants to ‘have what she’s...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was the moan heard around the world. In the 1989 movie “When Harry Met Sally,” actor Meg Ryan’s loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at...

Details of R Kelly charges revealed – including kidnapping

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie charged with sex offence

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Former Blue Peter presenter John Leslie charged with sex offence

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The Lion King, Aziz Ansari and Emeli Sande

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The Lion King, Aziz Ansari and Emeli Sande

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Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

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Disney cancels premiere after death of star Cameron Boyce

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Noel Gallagher: Scotland is ‘like a third world country’

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Noel Gallagher: Scotland is ‘like a third world country’

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Noel Gallagher: Scotland is ‘like a third world country’

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New ‘Lion King’ movie lands with a critical whimper

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The much-anticipated new version of animated movie classic “The Lion King” landed with a whimper rather than a roar on Thursday with critics hailing it as visually impressive but tame...

Eve Drops Dancehall Banger “Reload” Featuring Konshens: Listen

Eve is on the comeback trail with a hot new dancehall banger, “Reload,” featuring Konshens. The rap veteran announced the new track on her IG page yesterday where she shared her excitement about dropping off...

Ex-Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein gets approval for new lawyers in rape case

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein got approval from a New York judge to hire a new legal team two months before his scheduled rape trial. The two new lawyers, Donna...

Father Ted star dies 10 days after cancer diagnosis

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Father Ted star dies 10 days after cancer diagnosis

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Firefighters tackle blaze at Warner Bros UK studio

LONDON (Reuters) - Firefighters were tackling a blaze on Thursday at Warner Bros studios north of London, where the Harry Potter films were shot Fifteen fire engines were at the Leavesden studios in Hertfordshire...

Ghetto Hatic wants to go higher – Says he wants to tell the...

Ghetto Hatic has been chasing his dream, reaching for the satisfaction on the high that comes after a great performance for the past 15 years. This aspiring recording artiste has witnessed others emerge from...

Magnum Xplosion raises an inferno at Queens Park Savannah

Performances from Aidonia, Bounty Killer and Teejay marked the end of Magnum Xplosion 2019. The travelling concert series, having already docked in Guyana, Barbados and St Lucia, brought the curtain down with its largest...

Mya shares the screen and streets with Ding Dong

No stranger to the Jamaican landscape, international recording artiste Mya made her way throughout the countryside and the island's capital last weekend to shoot scenes for the upcoming music video for her collaboration with...

Entertainment Diary July 10

WEDS, July 10 Kingston & St Andrew Hello Badmind Ent, alongside British Promotion Drinkout, presents GSO 3.0 Show Down: Who Own Di Girls at Mack Lawn, Toms River. Music by Super Mix, A Team, Phenzik &...

Nicki Minaj maintains love for Jamaica – But doesn’t retract statement about being...

Less than a month since Jamaicans lauded Nicki Minaj for sampling a classic dancehall beat, the American rapper has come under fire for comparing an experience in Jamaica to the plight of women in...

Bobby6ix using Reggae Sumfest to ‘buss’ – Deejay to share stage with brother...

From the streets of Salt Spring to Reggae Sumfest, Akeem Whittaker, better known as Bobby6ix of dancehall's widely talked about 6ix movement, is getting prepped to make his mark on the music scene. Bobby6ix's...

Taylor Swift shakes off Kardashian clan as highest-paid celebrity

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Singer Taylor Swift was named the world’s highest-paid entertainer on Wednesday but was closely followed by two members of the wider Kardashian clan - reality star turned cosmetics queen Kylie...

Snow didn’t face ‘culture vulture’ label – Says Jamaicans gave him their approval

Canadian singer, Snow, is not a man who is easily influenced by the noise. His words and actions delineate that he does what he wants to do, when he wants to do it. Interestingly,...

Whoopi Goldberg hospitalised for almost a month

Whoopi Goldberg feels “very, very lucky” to be alive after being hospitalised for almost a month. The 63-year-old actress fell ill with what she thought was a cold last autumn, but in February this year,...

Grammy designer one of Etana’s Sumfest options

When Etana’s Reggae Forever World Tour leaves the Oland Roots Festival in Sweden, it will see the Grammy-nominated singer heading for Montego Bay, Jamaica, where she has a date with destiny. It’s called...

Ticket resellers settle New York charges over inflated concert ticket prices

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two companies in the ticket resale industry agreed to pay $1.55 million to settle a lawsuit by New York Attorney General Letitia James accusing them of tricking tens of thousands...

Spanish court rules Julio Iglesias is father of 43-year old man

MADRID (Reuters) - A Spanish court ruled on Wednesday that singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year old man, resolving a paternity dispute that had lasted three decades after the veteran star...

Rip Torn, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, known as a trouble-maker, dies at 88

(Reuters) - Emmy winner Rip Torn, whose tempestuous nature made him a compelling character actor on the screen and stage but sometimes caused him trouble on the set and in private life, died on...

Jay-Z goes into the marijuana business

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Billionaire rapper Jay-Z is entering the fast-growing cannabis industry, taking a role with California company Caliva as a strategist. Privately owned Caliva, formed in San Jose in 2015, said on...

Family Reunion: Is the Netflix TV Series Cancelled or Renewed for Season Two?

(John P. Fleenor / Netflix) Vulture Watch Will the McKellan family stick together? Has the Family Reunion TV show been cancelled or renewed for a second season on Netflix? The television vulture is watching all the...

Family Reunion

(John P. Fleenor / Netflix) Network:Netflix. Episodes: Ongoing (half-hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: July 10, 2019 — present. Series status:Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Loretta Devine, Tia Mowry, Anthony Alabi, Talia Jackson, Isaiah...

Beyonce leads red carpet stars as ‘The Lion King’ roars back to life

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Beyonce led the stars behind the voices of “The Lion King” down the red carpet on Tuesday at the world premiere of the remake of the 1994 Disney movie which...

Pastor makes surprise visit to Uptown Mondays

It was an Uptown Mondays with a difference two nights ago, when self-proclaimed 'Pastor of the Dancehall', Stephen Blake, rolled into the popular event. Patrons were not prepared for the events that would unfold...

Konshens and Jahvillani look to heat up summer with ‘Every Gyal Vibe’

Two of dancehall's favourite sons, Konshens and Jahvillani, have dropped a single called ' Every Gyal Vibe', an ode to hometown fun in the sun with vibrant beats that the ladies especially will have...

The Disappearance: Season One Viewer Votes

(WGN America) Can the Sullivan family stick together during the first season of the The Disappearance TV show on WGN America? As we know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether...

The Disappearance

(WGN America) Network:WGN America. Episodes: Six (hour). Seasons: One. TV show dates: July 9, 2019 — August 3, 2019. Series status:Ending. Performers include: Peter Coyote, Camille Sullivan, Aden Young, Joanne Kelly, Micheline Lanctôt, Michael Riendeau,...

Bring the Funny: Season One Viewer Votes

(Chris Haston / NBC) Does the first season of the Bring the Funny TV show on NBC have you busting a gut? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in...

Bring the Funny

(Andrew Eccles / NBC) Network:NBC. Episodes: Ongoing (hour). Seasons: Ongoing. TV show dates: July 9, 2019 — present. Series status:Has not been cancelled. Performers include: Amanda Seales (host); Kenan Thompson, Chrissy Teigen, and Jeff Foxworthy...

The Detour: Season Four Viewer Votes

(David Bukach / TBS) Do the Parkers do right by Delilah during the fourth season of The Detour TV show on TBS? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in...

Scream: Season Three Viewer Votes

Is the third season of the Scream TV show on VH1 scary enough for you? Usually, the Nielsen ratings play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Scream on VH1 is...

Powerful Japanese boy-band producer Kitagawa dies at 87

TOKYO (Reuters) - Johnny Kitagawa, one of the Japanese entertainment industry’s most powerful producers and the Guinness record-winning brain behind many of Japanese pop music’s most popular boy bands, such as SMAP, died on...

Saucy corporate endorsement for Kemar Highcon

Kemar Highcon’s sauce seems to contain the perfect ingredients for corporate outfits Digicel and Pizza Hut, as he is now their latest ambassador. A remake of his breakout single, So Saucy, serves as...

Shaggy’s ‘It Wasn’t Me’ remixed for Emirates NBD

Emirates NBD, one of the largest banking groups in the Middle East, is on a fraud-awareness campaign, an admirable and necessary action as scamming rears its formidable head. However, what’s intriguing about this particular...

CaribFlix TV and Vueture positioned as choice Caribbean streamers

Online film and television streaming platforms are not new. In fact, they are plentiful. But that isn’t stopping a group of Jamaican entrepreneurs from going after a piece of the steaming streaming pie. Globally,...

One dancer’s grief: L’Acadco’s Oraine Frater loses father to cancer

Grief is something every individual will have to contend with at one point or another in their life. Until now, the only grief that Oraine Frater was familiar with had come from dancing –...

Sunshine Palace … getting closer

21st Century Cinema is changing the world. Here in Jamaica, we are in step and we are getting closer to the blockbuster event of the year. Stay tuned and be the first to know...

National Theatre Live’s ‘All About Eve’ explores celebrity, youth and identity

Gillian Anderson ( X-Files, NT Live: A Streetcar Named Desire) and Lily James ( Mamma Mia!Here We Go Again) lead in All About Eve, encoring at Palace Cineplex, Sunday, July 14. All About Eve tells...

Anna | The world’s most feared assassin

Beneath Anna Poliatova’s striking beauty lies a secret that will unleash her indelible strength and skill to become one of the most feared assassins on the planet. Anna is an English-language French action thriller...

Chinese movie-ticketing leader Maoyan says to boost film investment, Tencent partnership

BEIJING (Reuters) - Maoyan Entertainment (1896.HK), China’s leading movie-ticketing platform, said it would boost investment in the domestic film industry and deepen its partnership with Tencent Holdings Ltd (0700.HK), as it works to halt...

Woodstock 50 organizers still hopeful despite second venue setback

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The organizers of the beleaguered Woodstock 50 festival said on Tuesday they still hoped to get a permit for the event due to take place next month despite being turned...

Lady Gaga to launch beauty line on Amazon as retailer targets cosmetics business

(Reuters) - Pop star Lady Gaga on Tuesday announced a line of beauty products exclusively for sale on Amazon (AMZN.O) in a boost to the online retailer’s cosmetics business. The brand, Haus Laboratories, will...

Rapper Nicki Minaj pulls out of controversial Saudi Arabia concert

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. rapper Nicki Minaj said on Tuesday that she was pulling out of a planned concert in Saudi Arabia next week, citing her support for the rights of women and...

‘Friends’ to leave Netflix in 2020 for new HBO Max streaming service

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. reruns of the popular television sitcom “Friends” will move in 2020 from Netflix Inc to a new streaming service from AT&T Inc’s WarnerMedia called HBO Max, WarnerMedia announced on...

Gig economy hijinks: Uber inspires buddy action comedy ‘Stuber’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Uber is already known for its global ride-hailing service, food delivery arm, and electric bike rentals. Now it has inspired a comedy action movie. “Stuber,” which begins its international roll-out...

‘I am not the enemy’ – Father of Spice’s children dismisses deadbeat label

Nicholas Lall, the father of Spice's two children, is asking the question, what exactly makes a man a deadbeat dad? For the past three years, allegations of a 'deadbeat' have dogged the father of four,...

Brazil mourns bossa nova founder João Gilberto as he is buried in Rio

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazilians said goodbye to legendary musician João Gilberto, a founder of bossa nova, ahead of his funeral on Monday afternoon, with an outpouring of grief from some of the...

Brazilian musician João Gilberto, founder of bossa nova, dies in Rio

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Brazilian musician João Gilberto, 88, who developed bossa nova music and helped turn the style into a worldwide craze, died on Saturday afternoon in his house in Rio de Janeiro,...

Saints & Sinners: Season Four Viewer Votes

Is the fourth season of the Saints & Sinners TV show on Bounce heaven-sent? As we all know, the Nielsen ratings typically play a big role in determining whether a TV show like Saints...

Clarks hails Jahvillani’s single as summer anthem

Shoe brand Clarks Original has described Jahvillani’s single, Clarks Pon Foot, as song the ‘summer anthem’. Clarks on Thursday reposted the official video of the song, which speaks about the of sporting the iconic...

Bolt releases Olympe Rose rhythm – Track features retired footballer Ricardo ‘Bibi’ Gardner

"It's a big deal, a very big deal," singer Christopher Martin told THE WEEKEND STAR when asked about his friend, Usain Bolt, venturing into music. Martin is one of five acts featured on the Olympe...

Popcaan’s Garnet Silk cover kicks off Notnice’s new album

The first single from producer Notnice's highly anticipated ' Kyng Midas' album will see dancehall artiste Popcaan showing off his vocal ability on a reggae classic. The track which will be released today is...

DJ Aztecz juggles music with academics

"Where I'm from you have two choices, the negative and positive. It's either you're gonna end up in a one-room over Dovecot or in jail for the rest of your life, or you're gonna...

Angel Doolas still contributing to reggae and dancehall

There are more than 20 tracks that feature the voice of Seaview Gardens artistes Bounty Killer and Angel Doolas, the latter credited for writing the catchy lyrics and tongue-twisting metaphors that are heard in...

My overweight man behaves like a pig

STAR, a few years ago when I met my boyfriend, he didn't have the perfect body, but he treated me perfectly. His weight is now getting out of hand, and now, we hardly ever...

Mr Lexx wants track featured in ‘Bad Boys 3’ movie

Veteran dancehall entertainer Mr Lexx has reached out to the production companies involved in the making of the movie ' Bad Boys for Life', asking that his song, ' Bad Boys', be considered as...

Navino starts ‘Cyaa Tame’ movement

For half a century or so, reggae and dancehall entertainers have been known to travel in groups, whether as part of a sound system or an alliance - what nowadays supporters have adapted to...

DJs Liquid and Wurl Fresh sign with Romeich

Montego Bay-born ZJ Liquid, who, for almost two decades, built a burgeoning career as one of Jamaica's top selectors/radio disc jockeys/producers/recording artistes, has signed to Romeich Entertainment. The entertainer joins the company that already manages...

‘Calculator’ dancer Cyah Tiad

It is not hard to spot street dancer Cyah Tiad. Frequenting events like Mojito Mondays, he is usually the centre of attention on the dance floor with his eccentric moves and elaborate props, like...

Tiffany Levy debuts EP, plans church tour

On June 15, gospel artiste Tiffany Levy released her debut EP called ' I'm Ready'. Aptly titled, the project comes only after the singer was convinced that she had developed herself to be more...

Patrons promised smashing-hot Sumfest street dance

The Reggae Sumfest street dance may only be in its second year, but organisers of the event say it is a hit among patrons. Last year, the free show attracted a huge turnout at...

Charly Black gives back

Dancehall artiste Charly Black has been enjoying immense success over the years as his music continues to break barriers and create history. After recently being handed his gold plaque by the Recording Industry Association...

We Are Ready! – The 6ixes promise big Sumfest performance

Six Boss Squash says he and the other members of the dancehall's hottest crew are ready to give Reggae Sumfest fans the experience of a lifetime. "Self-confidence a everything and we a guh dweet...

Romeo et Juliet this Sunday at Palace Cineplex

Soprano Diana Damrau and tenor Vittorio Grigolo star as Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers in Bartlett Sher’s romantic staging of Romeo et Juliet which encores this Sunday, July 7, 2019, 11:30 a.m. exclusively at Palace...

STAR on the Rise: Jellissen wants to bring back music’s ‘good ole days’

Recording artiste Jellissen may have only been a toddler when the sounds of the '90s dominated the local music sphere, but the 22-year-old is convinced that was the best era in Jamaican music. Reminiscing...

Jahvillani promises crazy shellings for Sumfest

After a short but memorable debut tour in the United Kingdom, dancehall's newest go-getter, Dujon 'Jahvillani' Edwards, is back in Jamaica in time for the scheduled 2019 Reggae Sumfest rehearsals. The St Ann-born recording artiste,...

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