The Kingston Waterfront came alive last nightat the opening night of the second annual staging ofAmateur Night on the Mound, a Roots, Rock and Reggae based talent competition series unearthing hidden talent in the Downtown Kingston area.

OCHO RIOS, JAMAICA – The 27th staging of Rebel Salute is being hailed as a resounding success. Approximately 20,000 local and international fans attended the two-day festival, billed as The People’s Show, at Grizzlys Plantation Cove in Ocho Rios. The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB) was among the sponsors of the festival which for nearly three decades has made a significant contribution towards the preservation of reggae music.

Regal and radiant, Jah9 delves into an introspective sonic journey that enlightens its listeners along the way on her third studio album Note To Self, due March 13, 2020 on VP Records. As one of the leading forces in contemporary Jamaican music, the multi-talented artist and yogi blends her signature “jazz on dub” with reggae, soul and afrobeat funk into a rich warm concoction that celebrates self-care and love through Jah9's lens of clarity and strength.

The Jamaica Gospel Song Competition, will kick off its 2020 cycle with a series of four regional auditions,aimed at unearthing upcoming Gospel artistes from all 13 parishes across the island.

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