‘Fake Jeans Admit It’ vs ‘Jeans & Fitted’

How does the spoof stack up to the real thing?

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Fake Jeans Admit It (Official Video) – Shout out to Director Roger B. Stillz

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Tax collectors seize dancehall artist Bounty Killer’s vehicles

Bounty Killer at The Jungle Negril

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THE Special Enforcement Team, (SET) of the Inland Revenue Department this morning seized two vehicles belonging to dancehall artist Bounty Killer. The SET and police took the high end vehicles from the Oakland apartments complex in St Andrew where Bounty Killer lives. Continue reading

Bob Marley selected among global icons

THE late Bob Marley has been listed as a top-five global icon in a CNN International poll released yesterday, affirming the popularity of the late Reggae star.

The US-based news agency stated that the Jamaican-born musician’s status was so large that he embodied a musical form and religion.

“No performer personified Reggae and Rastarianism more than Bob Marley, a musical inspiration for millions. Responsible for bringing together warring factions in Jamaica, its small wonder he was honoured with a state funeral,” stated CNN in a poll conducted by Icon, its new arts and culture programme. Each month, Icon selects a list of arts and culture icons from a different field. Continue reading

Jamaican Film on the Rise w/Better Mus’ Come

THE highly anticipated Jamaican movie, Better Mus’ Come — a coming of age drama set in Jamaica’s turbulent 1970’s, against the backdrop of the Cold War — is scheduled to debut on local cinema screens on October 13.

This movie is a dramatic telling of the Green Bay Massacre, ghetto life and political deception of that time. The first major film written and directed by infamous Storm Saulter, and the producers indicate that it should provide social commentary about the 1970’s and the 2010 political atmosphere in Jamaica. Continue reading

Miss Universe Contestant Prizes

YENDI Phillipps last night placed second in the Miss Universe pageant, creating history as the highest ever finish by a Jamaican in that contest.

Phillipps served early notice of her historic feat when she was named in the final 15, then the final 10 and outshone early favourites Miss Puerto Rico and Miss Ireland to place in the top five.

The contest was won by Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete.

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Bolt secures largest ever athletics contract

Usain Bolt in celebration about 1 or 2 seconds...

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USAIN Bolt, Jamaica‘s sprint king, has earned an extended sponsorship contract with sporting goods company Puma AG until the end of 2013, making him the world’s most highly sponsored runner.

Although the terms of the contract were not released, Puma chairman and chief executive officer Jochen Zeitz said Bolt would be “the best paid athlete in track and field history.”

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Entertainment is a Family Affair for the Garricks…

Neville Garrick is a Jamaican-born Los Angeles-based graphic artist, photographer, filmmaker, and writer known for penning A Rasta’s Pilgrimage: Ethiopian Faces and Places.

Best known for working with Bunny Wailer, Peter Tosh and creating the art work for many Bob Marley album covers, his love for the arts has led him to also work with Burning Spear, Steel Pulse and many others.

Years later, Neville Garrick has passed on his legacy to his son Nesta Garrick, who has worked on a number of local and international projects to date.

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