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Damian ‘‘Jr Gong’’ Marley–
THE compilation album, Ghetto Youths Presents: Set Up Shop Volume 2, debuts at number one on the Billboard Reggae Album chart.
Volume 1 also opened at number one in February 2013.
Produced by the Marley family’s Ghetto Youths International label (GYI), Volume 2 has 14 tracks, mostly by acts signed to GYI, as well as established acts.
BACK in 1975 when he attended basic school in Kingston, one of Ian Heywood’s favourite songs was Rhinestone Cowboy by Glen Campbell.
DANCEHALL artist Macka Diamond is pleased with public response to her gospel-flavored song Prayer.
“I have been getting a lot of encouragement on social media from my fans and from ordinary Jamaicans in the streets. They say ‘Macka keep it up, we love the new song’, and I am getting a different kind of response in the streets and on radio,” she said.
VETERAN roots-reggae band Israel Vibration is in Jamaica recording songs for their first studio album in four years. The sessions are being conducted at Mixing Lab Studio in Kingston.
ON Saturday, gospel singer Jermaine Edwards released his fifth studio album called Don’t Count Me Out.
The 15-track album — co-produced by Edwards and Christopher Wright — was launched at New Testament Church of God on Waltham Park Road, in Kingston.