BETTER TOMORROW Etana (FMR/Universal) While Rita Marley might be the undisputed queen of reggae, Etana has finally made an album that establishes her credentials to be considered a serious contender to the throne. Her blow-away performance at Raggamuffin in Rotorua earlier this year, introduced her to reggae’s second spiritual home and her third album shows a fierce determination to get back to her Kingston roots and exudes a major dose of positivity.
With thousands of Good Sorts entries every year, the toughest part of host Hadyn Jones’ job is deciding which community-friendly Kiwi qualifies for the exclusive list. The light-hearted weekly One News segment, which looks at everyday New Zealanders helping others and the community, has being going since 2007 and with only 48 Good Sorts pieces done each year, Jones admits it is tough deciding who makes the cut.
Some celebrities receive a lot of hate from the public for reasons beyond their control. Athletes and entertainers don’t always have the easiest time of it in the press. That’s probably because of sites like this one and jerks like me. See, it’s my job to make fun of the things that people want made […]
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