Ward 21 launches new project

From left: Kunley McCarthy, Mark ‘Mean Dawg’ Henry and Andre ‘Suku’ Gray

EARLIER this week, dancehall group Ward 21 re-launched their fifth studio album, Still Disturbed. The 15-track set was released in January but did not gain momentum until a six-week promotional summer tour of Europe which saw the trio making stops in Denmark, Germany, Switzerland and Italy. Accord ... Read More

Tarrus Riley, Beenie Man and David Rudder Carib Hall of Fame Awards tomorrow
GARNETT Reid, executive director of the Caribbean Development for the Arts, Sports and Culture Found ... Read More

Richie Spice Richie Spice added to Cecil's show
CULTURAL singer Richie Spice has been added to the line-up of acts performing on the second annual S ... Read More

Infinite stays positive
WITH Jamaica facing perennial problems such as a struggling economy and high crime, singer Infinite ... Read More

Stream works on EP

Friday, October 24, 2014    

Nateesha Stream

RASTAFARIAN reggae singer Nateesha Stream is currently in studio working on her seven-track Extended Play (EP) project which is expected to be released in December. The yet-to-be titled set is a precursor for her album which has a 2015 deadline. "I think EP will work for me now, while gearing up for my album," she told Splash. The singer, whose given name is Nateesha Irving, said she recently recorded Miles Away, which will be included on the set. "I think the crowd will love this one becaus ... Read More

Prince Levy crosses London Bridge

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Friday, October 24, 2014    

Prince Levy

PRINCE Levy is creating waves with his nwew song London Bridge. The singer created ripples with his previous single Take it Slow. He has followed up with the controversial London Bridge, which he wrote and is produced by Jay Edge. A video for the song has also been released. According to Prince Levy, it gives insight into a challenging period in his life. "London Bridge is actually a true story. While I was pursuing studies at the tertiary level, I used to sell herbs as a means to help with ... Read More

Rock Supreme drops Make Money Time

Friday, October 24, 2014    

Rock Supreme

Actor-turned-deejay Rock Supreme is currently promoting his latest single, Make Money Time. The song was co-produced by Richard Dawkins and Windsor Nethersole for Don Shine Music Group/Bankazz Records. "Right now it's all about progress. People are making money in different ways and it's a reality of what is happening in the world right now," said Rock Supreme, 35. After studying video production at the Media Technology Institute (MTI), Rock Supreme (Gregory Nelson) popped in music videos suc ... Read More

Do Go See - Oct 24

Friday, October 24, 2014    

Lady Saw among performers
for Full Black tomorrow

splash PICK OF THE WEEKEND LIME MVP Full Black @ LIME Golf Academy Featuring: Lady Saw, Sizzla, Beenie Man, Elephant Man, Sizzla, Ninja Man, Kip Rich, Ishawna, Ding Dong Time: 9:00 pm Alton LOL Birthnight Party, The Beach Sexy Edition @ LOL HQ, 7a Victoria Street, Franklin Town Featuring: No Limit, Aggart, Ikel Marvelus Time: 9:30 pm Veronica and Friends Fish Fry and After Party @ 2 Chelsea Avenue Featuring: Xclusive Sound among others Time: 1:00 pm Seafood Night @ The Essence, King's ... Read More

Spencer’s ‘Best’ on show

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor -- Auto and Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October 23, 2014    

Kern Spencer, host of BOJTV.

WHAT started out as a childhood passion for Kern Spencer is blossoming into a fruitful relationship. Spencer, 39, is a host on BOJ (Best of Jamaica) TV. His Super K Studios recently signed a deal with the Luxembourg-based Southern Cloud TV which would see them distributing his content through their subscriber-based Carib-Eye TV. Southern Cloud TV distributes content to Europe, Africa and Canada. "This will start by the end of this month," he told the Jamaica Observer. "We want to be the Tri ... Read More

Musgrave winners lauded

Thursday, October 23, 2014    

Art educator Petrona
Morrison (right)
accepts her award
from Custos of St
Andrew Marigold

SIX members of the nation's artistic community were recognised with Musgrave Awards at the Institute of Jamaica in downtown Kingston, yesterday. Gold Musgrave medals were presented to Anthony Winkler, renowned writer, and Petrona Morrison, art educator and former head of the School of Visual Arts at the Edna Manley College. Speaking to the Jamaica Observer following the ceremony, Winkler said he was humbled. "It is such an honour. I have received the gold medal, but would have been just as ha ... Read More

Stylo G wins MOBO

Thursday, October 23, 2014    

Stylo G wins MOBO

JAMAICAN deejay Stylo G won the Best Reggae Act award at the MOBO Awards in London yesterday. The event took place at the SSE Arena. Stylo G (real name Jason McDermott) was selected over Alkaline, Popcaan, Chronixx and Tarrus Riley. He was nominated last year but lost to Sean Paul. Born in Spanish Town, St Catherine, Stylo G relocated to the United Kingdom in 1998. He made a name for himself in underground music circles before signing with British dance label 3 Beat Records. Last year he sco ... Read More

UK 'drunk' on Krishane Levy

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, October 23, 2014    

Krishane Levy

SINGER Krishane Levy, the 20-year-old son of veteran artiste Barrington Levy, has entered the British charts with his debut song Drunk and Incapable, which features Atlantic Records label mate Melissa Steel. The single is number 27 on the UK pop chart, number 19 on the UK Digital Singles chart and number 33 in Scotland. Drunk and Incapable is produced by British producer Bless Beats. In an interview with the Jamaica Observer, Levy revealed how the collaboration with Steel came about. "We are ... Read More

Miguel Antonio impressed at Soul in the Sun

BY HORACE HINES Observer staff reporter | Thursday, October 23, 2014    

Richie Stephens did the reggae genre proud

ROSE HALL, St James — Patrons are still talking about the performance of native St James crooner Miguel Antonio who was one of the local acts to impress at the recent, inaugural staging of Soul in the Sun music festival here at the Aqueduct. The performer, who hails from the southern parts of St James, kicked off the music festival on Night 1 with a blistering set, which set the tone for the other international and local acts to follow. Backed by Warrior Love Band, Antonio showed off his ... Read More

Jamaica Burial for HOLT

Wednesday, October 22, 2014    

John Holt

TEX Gallimore, nephew of John Holt, says the singer will be buried in Jamaica. He told the Jamaica Observer yesterday that arrangements are being made for his uncle's body to be flown home. Holt died Monday morning (England time) from cancer at age 69. "He will be buried in Jamaica. We are currently in negotiations re getting his body," Gallimore said. Gallimore, who was also Holt's road manager, said his family is "coping, taking it one day at a time. The 'doc' made it clear there was no hop ... Read More



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