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Tufton sets record straight

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor - Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 26 2020    

DR Christopher Tufton, health and wellness minister, used his weekly COVID-19 virtual press conference to set the record straight in light of Buju Banton's recent anti-mask wearing utterance. Read More

17 for Miss Universe Jamaica semi-finals

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, October, 26 2020    

FROM an astounding number of 90 entrants, only 17 were selected as semi-finalists to compete for the 2020 Miss Universe Jamaica crown. An elimination process took place on Saturday at the R Hotel in New Kingston. Read More

DJ GQ makes grand entrance

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, October, 26 2020    

FLORIDA-BASED producer/radio disc jock DJ GQ always had a passion for music. As a youngster living in upper St Andrew in the 1990s, he promoted sound clashes with some of the genre's biggest sounds of the day. Read More

Gregory's legacy lives

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor -Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 26 2020    

JUNE Isaacs, widow of reggae singer Gregory Isaacs, led a small delegation comprising close family members and friends to Dovecot Memorial Park & Crematorium in St Catherine, yesterday to mark the 10th anniversay of the entertainer's passing. Read More

Peter Tosh's daughter continues the work

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Niambe McIntosh, the youngest daughter of reggae legend Peter Tosh, is living up to the legacy of her late father by continuing his advocacy for equal rights and justice. Read More

Ziggy plays for the children

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

For international reggae artiste Ziggy Marley, not enough attention is being paid to the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of the younger members of society. Read More

Wanted: New home for Centerstage Theatre

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Local theatre producers Jambiz International, operators of the Centerstage Theatre, is now searching for a new home. Read More

Original Guidance teases

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

Reggae artiste Original Guidance is optimistic as he prepares for the release of his debut album. The 15-track album titled Jah Set The Trend is slated to be released early next year. Read More

RedLyte does one for his people

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

DURING these dark days of social unrest, police brutality and overt racism, reggae singer/rapper RedLyte has delivered a powerful, socially conscious single titled Hold On My People. Read More

NecoGlock puts his heart into it

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Saturday, October, 24 2020    

Producer NecoGlock is looking for international success with his sophomore project, the Heart Again rhythm. Read More

Hudgins looks to more 'Muziki'

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

Miungu ya Muziki is a 15-song various artistes album slated to be released early in 2021 on the Bentley Records label imprint. Its executive producer, Michael “Beatbopper” Hudgins, is optimistic about the... Read More

Drive-in test run aborted

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

IT was a dry run. Palace Amusement Company, Jamaica's sole motion picture exhibitor, opened the gates to a refurbished New Kingston Drive-in cinema free of cost on Thursday evening to test the equipment, and what resulted was indeed a test. Technical difficulties plagued the evening's... Read More

Webb looks at cost of living

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Saturday, October, 24 2020    

Though he has toured as a member of The Meditations for many years, Laury Webb had a solo career prior to joining the popular roots-reggae group. Read More

Blessed speaks for the Black Man

Saturday, October, 24 2020    

TWO-TIME Juno Award winner, reggae artiste Blessed has thrown his hat in the ring in support of black people. His latest song, Black Man , highlights the injustices being meted out to people of colour around the world. Read More

Bounty, Beenie for One Love Together

Friday, October, 23 2020    

Stephen Marley, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, J Boog, Pato Ranking and Patrice Roberts are headliners for One Love Together virtual concert slated for today and tomorrow at 7:00 pm. Read More



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