Monthly Archives: October 2013

WADA meetings constructive – minister – Lead Stories

Leighton Levy, Gleaner Writer

Arising from a two-day trip to the island to audit the drug-testing capabilities of the Jamaica Anti-Doping Commission (JADCO), the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has committed to helping the local entity overcome some of the challenges it currently faces.

SINGER RASHIDA ROSE TELLS HER STORY IN NEW SINGLE “PREVAILS!”

By Howard Campbell—-

STILL in her 30s, singer Rashida Rose has been in the music business for nearly 20 years. She tells

ROSE… this song is telling people that I’m strong and not willing to compromise my standards

her story in Prevails, her latest song.

CANADA-BASED DEEJAY NADERA, LOOKS TO JAMAICA FOR “A HIT!”

By Howard Campbell—

TORONTO deejay Nadera has etched a name for herself in the Canadian reggae market, thanks to well-received songs like Cheater’s Loss and Tit 4 Tat. With her first album to be released in a matter of days, she is already eyeing the Jamaican market.

DANCEHALL ARTISTS JOIN EDUCATION MINISTER IN FLIGHT AGAINST BUSES PLAYING LEWD MUSIC IN JAMAICA!

By Sadeke Brooks—

While the police are on a drive to remove heavy tints from buses that ply Corporate Area routes, some dancehall artists say they are against lewd and inappropriate content being played on buses.

“I WILL RISE AGAIN” SAYS TIGER!

THOUGH a near-fatal injury almost 20 years ago impeded his memory and speech, deejay Tiger harbors hopes of a comeback.

“A lot of people have given up on me. I even hear some referring me to as ‘done’ an’ I will never be the Tiger I was before. But I will rise again,” he told the Jamaica Observer.

TIGER… I will rise again

Tiger was at the top of his game in January, 1993 when he was struck from his motor-cycle in St Andrew. The accident resulted in him suffering extensive head injuries.

ALVERA COKE, MOTHER OF PETER TOSH, DIES AT 96!

ALVERA Coke, mother of reggae star Peter Tosh, died Sunday morning in her home parish Westmoreland at age 96.

Ms Coke died one week after participating in celebrations marking her son’s 69th birthday.

Alvera Coke, mother of reggae star Peter Tosh, died on Sunday.