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Jamaican Entertainment

Chevelle Franklyn makes her debut on the BillboardReggae chart

Gospel singer Chevelle Franklyn makes her debut on the BillboardReggae chart for the first time in her more than 26-year career. Set Time, released August 25 via NOW Records, enters the chart at 11, posting first-week sales of 42 copies. The album is Franklyn’s first studio release in more than three years. The 18-track set…

Warrior King For One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival

Reggae artiste Warrior King, real name, Mark Dyer, joins the likes of Steel Pulse, Anthony B, Sizzla and others, for the eighth annual, One Love, One Heart Reggae Festival on Saturday, September 2 and Sunday, September 3 at the Yolo County Fair grounds in Woodlands, California. Warrior King, confirmed for the Saturday edition of the…

Coconut Park Rebranded as Funland Jamaica

The fun space inside Hope Gardens, which had housed the popular Coconut Park amusement facility, reopened last week after being closed to the public for 20 years. It is being operated under a new name, Funland Jamaica, by new operators FYI Consultancy. The first phase of its operations began Friday, and will run throughout summer, with…

Dancehall Fest 2017 August 3 – 8, 2017

Dancehall fest begins tomorrow The Slowhine Dancehall Festival’s roster is completed by: — Independence Cup Clash (August 4) which features the Echo One and Flava Unit sound systems from Portmore against High Quality of Kingston and Montego Bay’s CC Emotion. The winning ‘sound’ earns $120,000.   — Miss Slowhine contest (August 5) A ‘pageant’ with…

Devin Di Dakta hits Billboard

Devin Di Dakta hits Billboard FORMER Magnum King of the Dancehall winner, Devin Di Dakta has become the first contestant from the televised competition to enter the Billboard charts. The deejay is featured on the track Oh Devil by California band Electric Guest. The song enters the Billboard Hot Rock Songs chart at number 47.…

Ochi Seafood Festival promises to be huge

The 10th anniversary staging of the Ocho Rios Seafood Festival, set for Emancipation Day, Tuesday, August 1,2017, at Turtle River Park in Ocho Rios, was launched recently at the Usain Bolt Tracks and Records in Pineapple, Ocho Rios. According to organisers, a first class entertainment and family package is being put together to accommodate what…

Shenseea is now a brand ambassador for Pepsi-Cola Jamaica

Fast-rising singjay Shenseea is now a brand ambassador for Pepsi-Cola Jamaica. This was made official at Pepsi-Cola’s Spanish Town Road headquarters in Kingston recently. Shenseea, 20, expressed her gratitude for the opportunity to work with a global brand such as Pepsi. “I’m super excited about the opportunity to work with a massive and global company…

Hapilos Digital Music Awards on Aug 22

Hapilos Digital Music Awards on Aug 22   The seventh 21st Hapilos Digital Music Awards is scheduled for August 22 at Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingston. It will be based on digital sales data provided by over 200 retail outlets for music released between April 1 and March 31. Awards will be handed out in…