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Buju locks horn with court ruling

BUJU Banton is bashing last Friday's Supreme Court's decision to deny a child access to primary school education because of her dreadlocks hairstyle. Read More

Persistence pays off for Treisha Williams
PERSISTENCE paid off for Treisha Williams in this year's Jamaica Gospel Song Competition held on Sunday evening. The virtual contest was aired live on CVM TV as well as several other social media platforms.... Read More

Olando Graham unearths talents
Though he has called Bermuda home for more than 10 years, Olando Graham keeps tabs on the music scene in Jamaica. Recently, he staged the Topchef Records Online Artiste 2020 Competition which was dominated by Jamaican acts.... Read More

Tekashi turns to dancehall music
CONTROVERSIAL American rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine has turned to dancehall for inspiration for his latest single Punani.... Read More

'Toni-Ann ready for extended role'

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, August, 3 2020    

BRADSHAW Singh, father of Miss World Toni-Ann Singh, says her extended reign will be another feather in the cap for Jamaicans. Read More

Hugh Faulkner to lay down law

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 3 2020    

This is the fourth in a current affairs series by the Jamaica Observer's Entertainment Desk focusing on people who are making an impact. Read More

'Rygin is not paralysed'

Monday, August, 3 2020    

THE management team of dancehall artiste Rygin King is dismissing claims emerging on several websites that the deejay is paralysed. Read More

Kevin Heath keeps his eyes on the prize

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Monday, August, 3 2020    

Gospel singer Kevin Heath is seeking to encourage others experiencing hardships through his latest single Watch The Finish . Read More

Jamaicans in sync with Beyoncé

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, August, 3 2020    

SYCHRONISED swimmer Nicole Chin Shue and members of Portland's Island Aquatics Synchro Club added some Jamaican flavour to Beyoncé's Mood 4 Eva from the visual album Black Is King. Read More

Treisha Williams wins gospel song contest

Sunday, August, 2 2020    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Treisha Williams — with her song, One Dose of the Holy Ghost — was crowned the Jamaica Gospel Song Competition winner tonight.The virtual contest was aired live on CVM TV as well as several other social media platforms. Read More

Sumfest was a blockbuster —Bogdanovich

Sunday, August, 2 2020    

Joe Bogdanovich, executive producer of the just-concluded virtual edition of Reggae Sumfest, is calling the event a blockbuster based on the figures which have been coming in following the event. Read More

Shaq Star optimistic

Sunday, August, 2 2020    

ST THOMAS-BASED recording artiste and 6iix member Shaq Star is optimistic that his latest release Rise Up will help lay his musical foundation. Read More

Sevana: 'My best work yet'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 2 2020    

Listening to Sevana speak about her latest EP Be Somebody, it is clear that it represents a very personal journey and each of the six tracks are mileposts, moments in time, which have been made public through lyrics, music and melody. Read More

Reggae Sumfest 2020 virtual festival breaks records

Sunday, August, 2 2020    

The global response to DownSound Entertainment's (DSE) streaming of Reggae Sumfest 2020 has exceeded all expectations, organisers said in a statement. Read More

Koffee applies pressure

Saturday, August, 1 2020    

Pressure , the latest single by Koffee, was released on Thursday.Produced by Ryan Bailey, the single comes on the heels of Lockdown. Read More


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