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Singer Apple Gabriel is dead

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, March, 27 2020    

Albert “Apple Gabriel” Craig, an original member of Israel Vibration, died March 23 in the United States. Read More

Toni-Ann is fine

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

BRADSHAW Singh, father of Miss World 2019 Toni-Ann Singh, is dispelling rumours that she is now in isolation after showing symptoms of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Read More

COVID-19 claims Manu Dibango

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

MANU Dibango, whose Soul Makossa was an international hit in 1972, recorded with Jamaican musicians in Kingston during the early 1980s. Read More

Soundtrack of an Election

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Living in Jamaica in 1980 was like sitting next to a ticking bomb. Similar to today, crime was a major problem for the g overnment, then led by the People's National Party (PNP) under prime Minister... Read More

Droop Lion readies album

Thursday, March, 26 2020    

Reggae singer Droop Lion has been forced to reschedule his United States and Europe tour dates, due to the crisis created by novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).He is the supporting act for Toots and the Maytals. Read More

No decision on festival

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, March, 26 2020    

The culture ministry remains undecided regarding this year's staging of the activities related to the annual festival events, which have become part of the yearly Independence celebrations in August. Read More

Jah9 hits right note

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

On her third attempt, roots singer Jah9 tops the Nielsen Music Current Reggae Albums Chart with Note to Self.The 15-track set was released March 13 by VP Music Group. It features collaborations with Tarrus Riley, Chronixx, Akala, and Pressure Buss Pipe. Read More

Lutan urges J'cans to help each other

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Lutan Fyah has added his voice to the call for Jamaicans to see the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic as a serious issue. Read More

Trevor feels bad

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, March, 25 2020    

Actor Garfield “Bad Boy Trevor” Reid does not believe his arrest early Monday morning will have negative implications for his career. Read More

Tommy Lee's daughter shot

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer aaliyahc@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Tommy Lee Sparta's manager, Nicole Taban, says the entertainer is hoping for a speedy recovery for his six-year-old daughter, who was shot in Flanker, St James, Sunday evening . Read More

'Trevor' charged for badness

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

Attorney Peter Champagnie says yesterday's arrest of actor Garfield “Bad Boy Trevor” Reid could have crippling ramifications for his career. Read More

Panic joins COVID-19 fight

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

As the co untry grapples with a major public health crisis triggered by the spread of the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19), on-the-rise reggae singer Panic says he is doing what he can to make things a little... Read More

Man behind the beats Man beats behind the

Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

As a drummer of long-standing, Willie Stewart knows the importance of syncopated rhythms. He gets even more excited when those beats have roots in Africa. Read More

Cops 'nuh linga' with 'Ele'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, March, 24 2020    

THE long arm of the law caught up with entertainer Elephant Man at his St Andrew home yesterday. Read More

Making case for reggae up north

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 23 2020    

A new organisation of reggae players in Canada have made gaining greater acceptance of the music in that country, its main objective. Read More


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