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As Grenada Gears Up for August Carnival, Prime Minister Urges Caution

ST. GEORGE’S, Grenada – Grenada is gearing to host “the Caribbean’s biggest summer festival in August” even as Prime Minister Dr. Keith Mitchell has warned that he is worried about the attitude of young people and also urging that Grenadians continue to follow the policies in place to curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Grenada Carnival, "Spicemas". (Photo courtesy of Spicemas Corp)

The 'Crownin' of Brigadier Jerry Set for March 12th

NEW YORK, NY – On March 12th, veteran entertainer Brigadier Jerry becomes the second recipient of Irish and Chin’s much-coveted ‘Crownin’. The prestigious conferment is bestowed on Reggae/Dancehall and Sound System icons, whose musical originality create indelible cultural shifts in the industry.

Brigadier Jerry set to be crowned in New York on March 12.

Denroy Morgan’s Musical Legacy Will Live on in His Children, Says Minister of Culture

Minister of Culture, Hon. Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange, speaking on the passing of Denroy Morgan, one of the artists that made reggae internationally famous, said: “It is sad to receive this news just as we have closed a successful Reggae Month. Denroy Morgan was unique. We will never see anyone like him again, whether in Reggae music or in Jamaican life, but I give thanks that his musical legacy will live on in his children. I send my condolences, love and respect to the Morgan Heritage family. To Denroy, my brother, sleep in Peace in Zion.”

Reggae artist Denroy Morgan

Highway in Jamaica to be Named in Honor of Harry Belafonte

WASHINGTON, D.C. - One of Jamaica’s highways is to be named in honor of renowned singer and actor of Jamaican parentage as well as civil rights activist, Harry Belafonte. So says Jamaica’s Prime Minister Andrew Holness in a message to mark Belafonte’s 95th birthday anniversary on March 1.

Civil rights activist and singer  Harry Belafonte.

Dancehall Recording Artist Govanna Inspires With New Single, "I AM"

New York, NY -  Govanna’s follows up his string of hit singles with a new song titled "I Am". This new track is a poignant message to downtrodden people in this dark time. Govanna is providing exactly what is needed with the looming crisis war, whilst we are in a global pandemic; words of inspiration and hope. The chorus of this new single is ripe with positive affirmations that tend to be harder to believe than we think. This new track by Govanna has turned these affirmations into a mantra, reinforcing them through repetition. Originally produced by Dunwell, who is known for a slew of hits in dancehall, "I Am" is also hopeful in it’s rhythm, drum patterns, and chord key arrangement.

Dancehall Recording Artist Govanna

Sean Paul Returns to the Stage in 2022 With U.S. Scorcha Tour

New York, New York – Multi-Award-winning Dancehall star, Sean Paul, announce 2022 U.S. Scorcha tour dates that will include features from his 8th studio album set to release later in the year entitled “Scorcha”. Returning to the stage following two years since touring due to the pandemic, Paul is eager and excited to reconnect with his fans live and in person. 

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