“E- PICK “- Join DJ Amber in a Discussion about Jamaica’s Music

Mckoy’s News Weekly Commentary By – Dj Amber

ABOUT: “E- PICK ”

“E- PICK ” is a weekly Friday commentary post on www.mckoysnews.com, where Amber Crowl [Radio Personality, Host, Writer and activist] discusses music and an integral part of Jamaica’s culture and entertainment – the impact on our communities, the struggle of the Jamaican Music, and highlights of the success Jamaican has seen through music… Dj amber welcomes your talk back options and conversions, and comments on Mckoy’s News.

Log on at 6:00 Every Friday for Dj Amber.

Greetings and well wishes to all my music lovers in the world.

This is your weekly update of topical issues which occur on the entertainment scene, with a keen eye on the Reggae & Dancehall arena. Each week I will do my best to give a good review, introduction or reminder of some of the moments, personalities and situations which deserve our attention.

 

As a Radio DJ, music is so much a part of my life – I have seen how much music influences people’s minds, moods and even attitudes. Many souls are touched by the sounds of the instruments, lyrics, voices and melodies which emanate from your speakers and mine. It has been said that “music alone shall live” and I know that when all is said and done, music is just as important to our lives as the food we eat and the air we breathe. There is no human civilisation which has passed through the earth without a form of music being part of their socialisation. Even nature sings to us. From the howling of the wind, to the swaying of trees in the breeze and the chirping of birds. We hear the sound of music all around us.

 

Jamaica has been known for it’s contribution to the Entertainment of the world, with our Reggae & Dancehall beats, which are irresistible to millions of people across Continents. No doubt about it, Jamaica’s music has reached the masses and has stood the test of time. Recording Artistes, Producers, Composers, Songwriters, Actors, Play-Wrights, Comedians, Musicians, and other Entertainment Industry stakeholders continue to interest the world with an immense amount of talent. This is why I believe that our Entertainment Industry and it’s stakeholders should be treated with way more respect and recognition for it’s part in Jamaica’s prominence in the world.

 

Unfortunately, many ills continue to plague the Entertainment Fraternity and the Government of Jamaica continues to short-sell, exploit and ignore stakeholders’ concerns.

 

I have much more to say, but that’s it for now. Join me next week for another in the Series “E- PICK” where I take an objective look at the Entertainment Industry in Jamaica and around the world.

 

Right here on mckoysnews.com

 

Don’t forget like, share, comment, subscribe and check out our social media feeds.

 

Until next week… Thanks for reading.

 

Log on  right here at 6:00 pm every Friday for “E- PICK.” 

 

 I am DJ Amber – Signing off until next week
amber crowl's profile photo
Amber A. Crowl – Radio Personality/ Writer/ Activist
Find me @djambeririefm on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
Email questions to [email protected]

Recently Published

JCF Honored

Western School Honors Jamaica Constabulary Force Arms

Jamaica News, St James: Representatives from two arms of the Jamaica Constabulary Force, who have been adding a bright sparkle to Anchovy Primary School in St James over the past months, were honored on Thursday, December 13, by the principal, students and members of the administrative staff following another day of work at the institution. […]

ILLEGAL FIREARM SEIZED IN HARBOUR VIEW

Man Held with Illegal Gun in Kingston

Jamaica Crime News, Kingston: One man was arrested by the police and is now waiting to be charged, in connection with the seizure of an illegal firearm and several rounds of ammunition in Kingston, on Friday morning,  December 14. The police say the name of the accused is being withheld pending further investigations. Reports by […]

2 Shot Dead at Islington Police Station in St. Mary

St Thomas Man Shot by Licensed Firearm Holder, Succumbed to Injuries at Hospital

Jamaica Crime News, St Thomas: A man who was shot and injured, after he reportedly threatened and attacked a licensed firearm holder in the parish of St. Thomas, on Sunday, December 2, succumbed to injuries at hospital on Thursday, December 13. The dead man has been identified as Lenton Smalling, 21-year-old unemployed of 11 Miles […]

Robert McKinley

Popular Montego Bay Businessman Succumbed to Accident Injuries

Jamaica News: A popular Montego Bay businessman who was admitted to hospital, after receiving serious injuries in a motor vehicle collision in Hanover on Friday, December 7, succumbed to injuries at hospital. He has been identified as Robert McKinley of a St. James address. Reports by the Sandy Bay police are that about 3:45 a.m. […]

Cop among 2 being investigated after drug bust
AWP_7701-670x450

Workshop on Policies to Prevent and Reduce Homicide

Jamaica News: The continued strengthening of regional institutional capacities for the design, implementation and monitoring of public policies geared towards reduction of intentional homicides is critical. This was emphasised by Acting Chief Technical Director, Research, Rehabilitation and Diversion Policy Division, Ministry of National Security, Shauna Trowers, at the second workshop on ‘Targeted Public Policies for […]