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3gypt brings truth from Omaha

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Tuesday, September, 29 2020    

Located in the heart of America's Midwest, Omaha, Nebraska, has produced some big names, the most famous being Malcolm X and Warren Buffet. Buddy Miles, Jimi Hendrix' drummer, was born in that city which has a diverse music scene, but not a lot of... Read More

Marley stirs it up in China

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 29 2020    

A tribute concert commemorating Bob Marley's 75th birthday anniversary was held in China on Saturday, according to china.org.cn.The event was the collaborative effort of the Marley family, Island Records, UME, and Primary Wave Music Publishing. Read More

Toots to be buried in Clarendon

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, September, 29 2020    

IT'LL be a country road that takes reggae pioneer Toots Hibbert home to his final resting place in May Pen, Clarendon.His daughter, gospel singer Jenieve Bailey, confirmed that the reggae pioneer will be interred in the parish of his birth. Read More

Thelwell pursues dream

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Monday, September, 28 2020    

Budding actor Sule Thelwell is well on his way to the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama at the University of London in England after being accepted for a three-year scholarship in August. Read More

Kanye touches down in Haiti

Monday, September, 28 2020    

FRESH from his recent visit to Jamaica, embattled American rapper Kanye West made a brief stop in the French-speaking republic of Haiti last Friday. Read More

O'Hare hailed among Jamaica's best

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, September, 28 2020    

LATE music and audio engineer Barry O'Hare is being hailed as the consummate professional by his colleagues in the entertainment fraternity. Read More

J Written does ode to Black Panther

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Monday, September, 28 2020    

Weeks after the tragic passing of American actor Chadwick Boseman, reggae singer J Written has decided to dedicate his single Black Panther to the actor's legacy. Read More

PantaSon braces for domino effect

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 28 2020    

CO-PRODUCERS PantaSon and Tipgod Music had more than juggling on their minds when they came up with the concept for the Domino rhythm.Released September 9, it has 15 songs by an elite cast of dancehall acts. Unity was the theme. Read More

Prezident changes course

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, September, 28 2020    

Fans who have followed Prezident Brown's career associate him with Rastafari and roots-reggae, but for his next project the veteran singjay changes course. Read More

Paint the town

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, September, 27 2020    

Paintbrushes are flickering along Water Lane in downtown Kingston, a corridor which flies east to west from East Street to Orange Street, as local organisation Kingston Creative brings its vision of a art district to the heart of the capital city. Read More

Sean Paul assists farmers

Sunday, September, 27 2020    

Romaine Hall from Jeffery Town, St Mary, will have an easier time cultivating his crops this season. In fact, the 25-year-old farmer's water woes have been eased with the official handover of a rainwater harvesting system from the foundation established by dancehall artiste Sean Paul... Read More

Where will Toots be buried?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserer.com | Sunday, September, 27 2020    

There is still no word on where the remains of renowned reggae pioneer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert will be buried. Read More

'More growth needed in creative sector'

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

ROGEN “Ruption” Walker, co-founder of RD Studios, believes while there are strides in the area of local content creation, more growth is needed. Read More

Answele drops video for Jah is in Control

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, September, 26 2020    

His latest single, Jah is in Control , was inspired by his personal struggles. Therefore, it was important for singer/musician Answele to deliver a video that would capture the essence of the song. Read More

Chronic Law talks protection

Saturday, September, 26 2020    

Chronic Law is one of several acts featured on the infectious Solid Heart rhythm, and producer Rowane “Drop Top” Melhado is pleased with his contribution. Read More



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