Sunday, 12 March 2017 06:54 Written by claude mills
One876entertainment.com offers condolences to reggae singer Richie Stephens on the death of his dad.
Friday, 10 March 2017 01:33 Written by claude mills
Reggae superstar Jimmy Cliff will be releasing his new single, 'Life' on March 10th, and will be made available to the public through iTunes and other downloadable formats.
Popular media personality DJ Sunshine has been hacked by persons unknown, as an email message bearing her name has been sent out to thousands of persons online.
Tuesday, 07 March 2017 11:49 Written by claude mills
On Thursday last week, 32 year old Kevin Nelson was indicted by a grand jury on two counts of first degree murder. He gunned down two people at his Florida home during a domestic dispute which turned deadly. One of the victims was the 15 year old daughter of well known reggae singer Anthony Cruz.
Roots singer Edi Fitzroy, best known for songs like The Gun and Princess Black, died Saturday at the May Pen Hospital in his native Clarendon. He was 61-years-old. "Edi was always a conscious artiste, he forced you to think with his lyrics. His song, Princess Black, was the She's Royal of the 1980s, that song raised major awareness about the role and importance of the black woman in the society," music promoter Michael Barnett said. "So although Edi was not a career musician, he didn't become a full time singer until the 1990s, he did make a significant contribution to the music in the 1980s," Barnett said. Born Fitzroy Edwards, Fitzroy broke through in 1978 with the song Miss Molly Colly. At the time, he was an accountant at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation. The song was produced by Michael Campbell, who hosted the Dread At The Controls show on JBC Radio. Fitzroy had a number of hit songs in the 1980s with The Gun, Princess Black and his album, Check For You Once, topped Jamaican charts for four weeks.Fitzroy's lyrics led to him becoming renowned as one of Jamaica's most socially conscious singers, with themes including equality for women,[and he won a Rockers Award in 1984 for Most Conscious Performer for his "Princess Black" single which he wrote for his mother. He performed at Reggae Sunsplash in 1984, returning in 1986, 1988, 1991, and 1993, and also performed at Sunsplash USA in 1988 Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport, Olivia Grange has described the passing of roots singer Edi Fitzroy as a “significant loss” to an industry that has become riddled with similar styles. “Edi Fitzroy’s passing represents a significant loss. In an entertainment industry where there is a lot of sameness, he was and will continue to be a stand out,” Grange said in a release this aftertnoon.
Friday, 03 March 2017 16:10 Written by claude mills
Harry, as the youngest child of Diana, Princess of Wales and the grandson of The Queen, and who is fifth in line to the throne, is in the sialdn for a wedding and is scheduled to depart the island next week Wednesday, March 8.
Friday, 24 February 2017 19:53 Written by claude mills
Skip Marley buss now. In early 2017, Marley signed to Island Records. Marley released his debut single under Island Records, "Lions", in February 2017. He is featured on, and co-wrote, Katy Perry's 2017 single "Chained to the Rhythm". The two performed the song at the 59th Grammy Awards on February 12, 2017 and also at the Brit Awards on the 22nd February 2017. The song has 36 million views on VEVO in only one week.