Archive for October, 2007

Cricket: Rain washes Trinidad and Tobago into final vs Jamaica

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Rain washes Trinidad and Tobago into final vs Jamaica Reigning champions Trinidad and Tobago advanced to the KFC Cup final after their day/night semi-final match against Barbados was abandoned without a ball being bowled at the 3Ws Oval on Friday. Following overnight and early morning night rain that left the outfield soggy in some areas, [...]

Nash on a high in Jamaica team

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Nash on a high in Jamaica team Brendan Nash has only been in the Jamaica cricket team for three weeks, but already he’s enjoying the atmosphere. The new all-rounder has become a talisman with some superb bowling, splendid fielding and steady batting, and is one of the main reasons why the Reggae Boyz have made [...]

Reggae Icon Lucky Dube Killed

Saturday, October 20th, 2007

Reggae Icon Lucky Dube Killed During a street attack late Thursday, Lucky Dube, the well known South African reggae star was shot dead, police reports said. The incident took place in Rosettenville district, where he had dropped of his son. Dube was attacked in an apparent car-jacking.

Third World off on UK tour

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

Third World off on UK tour Jamaica’s most prominent international reggae band, Third World, began an extensive tour of the United Kingdom on October 2, the first such in many years for the group, which is celebrating 34 years in the music business. “It’s the first time Third World will be going to the UK [...]

10 years and no more

Tuesday, October 16th, 2007

10 years and no more After serving up an entertaining treat to hardcore music lovers in New York, Irish and Chin Inc. have decided to retire that leg of their annual ‘World Clash’ event. Damion, a representative at Irish and Chin Inc. told THE STAR that, “The market up there is saturated right now and [...]

Jamaica’s ritzy artists

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Jamaica’s ritzy artists Several artists and artisans living along the north coast and who are making a living from their art and craft understand this all too well. They include Christopher Gonzalez, Ryan Morrison, Milton Messam and Elgo. Dean Watson and Charles Campbell are two typical ‘tourist artists’. Specialising in the commodities for the tourist [...]

Beenie Man yields to church

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Beenie Man yields to church Popular dancehall act Moses ‘Beenie Man’ Davis yesterday agreed in court not to air his controversial music video with the scenes shot at the St Andrew Parish Church cemetery in Half-Way Tree included. The church had taken out an injunction against the internationally-acclaimed artiste, blocking the airing of the recently [...]