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Shella is the Top Star

Saturday, January, 4 2020    

If there is one trait an artiste needs to make it in dancehall music, it's confidence. That's something singjay Shella TopStar says he is not short on. Read More

FOOTA'S FINE

Saturday, January, 4 2020    

Dancehall selector Foota Hype is reportedly in good spirits even though he has been detained for three weeks at the Krome Service Processing Center in Miami, an immigration holding facility, as he remains in limbo regarding his immigration status. “Foota Hype... Read More

Bal Harbour was sizzling

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, January, 4 2020    

NETHERSOLE Place on the Kingston Waterfront was one of the hot spots to ring in the new year.The promoters of Appleton Estate Bal Harbour upped the ante to deliver a premium all-inclusive experience for its patrons. This was the fourth staging. Read More

Gringo, Jahmiel eye the money

Saturday, January, 4 2020    

Montego Bay-based singjay Unknown Gringo has landed a big collaboration dubbed Get to the Money, with dancehall heavyweight Jahmiel. Read More

Koffee, Chronixx for St Kitts fest

By Richard Johnson Observer senior reporter | Friday, January, 3 2020    

Koffee and Chronixx have been announced as the main attractions for the St Kitts Music Festival set for the Kim Collins Athletic Stadium in the capital Basseterre from June 24-28. Read More

Elly B raises alarm

By Aaliyah Cunningham Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 3 2020    

From the parish of St Thomas, dancehall artiste Elly B delivers powerful vocals accompanied by melodious sounds from the electric guitar. Read More

De'Vious ready to spread wings

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 3 2020    

For years, Cham and Konshens have flown the dancehall flag for the community of Sherlock Crescent in Duhaney Park, Kingston. Deejay De'Vious is hoping to achieve similar success. Read More

More sounds from Frankie Music

Friday, January, 3 2020    

Frankie Music Productions has kicked off 2020 with a handful of new releases. The Hughenden-based label, which is led by Comar Campbell, recently issued Earthstrong by Jah Lil, Raise A Pay by... Read More

Kuzikk pleased with festival

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Friday, January, 3 2020    

Kamau Imhotep, member of band Kuzikk, is pleased with the inaugural staging of Kuzikk Reggae Festival. Read More

Boyz on the beat

By Sean Williams Deputy Sports Editor williamss@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, January, 3 2020    

Two members of Jamaica's Reggae Boyz football team are turning the beat around by following their alter egos into the competitive entertainment business. Read More

Stormzy blows dancehall back onto British charts

Friday, January, 3 2020    

Dancehall music returns to the British pop charts, thanks to the song Own It by English rapper Stormzy. It features pop star Ed Sheeran and Nigerian Afro Beats singer Burna Boy. Read More

The 'One' in 6ix

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, January, 3 2020    

IT'S safe to say 2019 was a banner year for newcomer Daddy1. The Salt Spring, St James-bred deejay rose to the fore with the hit songs Anthem, Out Here, Bro Gad and Custom. Read More

Wav elated with Popcaan's album

Friday, January, 3 2020    

US-based producer Wav is revelling in the success of Popcaan's album debut, Vanquish, on rapper Drake's OVO Sound label. Distributed by Warner Records Inc, the set features songs like Gimmi Love, Can't Wait, Love You and One Thing Alone, and debuted this week at number two on the... Read More

Cherise makes a statement

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 3 2020    

There have been a number of high-profile shootings involving black youth in recent years. Most of them took place in the United States; Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown were the most pronounced. Read More

After 12: Christmas Day Cheers

Friday, January, 3 2020    

The Burnt Savanna playfield in St Elizabeth was the perfect venue for Cheers 2019 — the Christmas Day bash staged by Cheers Promotion and King Ghetto. With music provided by a powerhouse lineup including Stone Love, King Ghetto Sound, Black Kolaz, Platinum UK Sound, and Infinity UK no one... Read More



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