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No stopping for Nyasia Chane'l

Friday, October, 23 2020    

NYASIA Chane'l taps into her Caribbean roots with an interpretation of George Nooks' 2004 hit Can't Stop Us Now . Read More

Gadawie talks crooks, criminals

Friday, October, 23 2020    

Earlier this month, dancehall artiste Gadawie released the seven-track EP titled Crooks and Criminals . Produced by OneManArmy Music. Read More

Ozyon hits the road

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

AFTER a two-month hiatus, Ozyon has returned with Road Lord. Released two weeks ago on the Ozyon Music label, the song is a testament of his renewed energy. Read More

Master Schultz

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

WHILE he has never set foot on Jamaican soil, Israeli audio engineer Jordan Schultz is responsible for mixing and mastering some of the island's biggest dancehall and reggae hit songs in recent years. Read More

Monie calls for more opportunities

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

Up -and-coming deejay Monie is calling for more opportunities for young acts on the entertainment scene. Read More

Drive-in test run today

Thursday, October, 22 2020    

Efforts are under way to complete work for the reopening of the New Kingston drive-in cinema in St Andrew. Read More

No mask for Buju

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BUJU Banton is bashing the wearing of masks and urging Jamaicans to be mindful of lies as the country battles the COVID-19.The deejay posted his views in a three-video tirade to his 1.2 million followers on Instagram yesterday. Read More

DJ GQ covers Billboard

Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

The four-song debut EP Is It You? by radio/club DJ GQ impacts the US charts this week. On the streaming-driven Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, Is It You? debuts at number 10, while on the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums Chart, the mini set opens at number one with sales of 658... Read More

Singing Melody begins next chapter

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

OCTOBER 16, 2020 was bittersweet for Singing Melody. That morning, the veteran artiste attended the funeral service for his brother Kenneth Hardware, then eased his sorrow by launching his new album in the evening. Read More

Ashanti Findley is Miss Universe Jamaica West

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

ASHANTI Findley, an 18-year-old Frome Technical High sixth-former, is the newly crowned Miss Universe Jamaica West. The grand finals of the Miss Universe Jamaica West pageant took place at Beaches Negril hotel in Westmoreland last Saturday. Read More

'Be creative'

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

NEXT year has been declared the International Year of Creative Economy for Sustainable Development by the United Nations (UN). And, at least one Jamaican creative is calling on stakeholders to begin moving to Jamaican culture a primary engine of growth. Read More

Playing to the gallery

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

For the layman, working in or browsing museums is a boring way to pass the time. With the toppling of monuments and statues across the United States and Europe last summer, curators like Daniela Fifi are seen in a different light. Read More

Nat'l Awards gets nod

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 20 2020    

FOR some members of the arts and entertainment community honoured with National Awards on Monday, the ceremony never lost its significance despite being staged virtually due to restrictions on public gatherings in keeping with COVID-19 prevention protocols. Read More

Celebrating Tosh

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, October, 19 2020    

TODAY'S celebration in observance of the 76th birthday of reggae legend Peter Tosh is going virtual this year, which is now the way of all such events, due to the pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. Read More

Kirk Diamond inspires with Let It Be Done

Monday, October, 19 2020    

Canada-based reggae singer Kirk Diamond drew on the philosophies of Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie I and Jamaican National Hero Marcus Garvey for his latest single Let It Be Done . Read More


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