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Ashani Green on a mission

Saturday, June, 27 2020    

MOBAY-BASED Rastafarian singjay Ashani Green is hoping to change the face of music with his latest release, Living in This Moment . Read More

COVID-19 cancels Rototom Sunsplash

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 26 2020    

ROTOTOM Sunsplash, one of Europe's major reggae festivals, has announced that it, too, will have to postpone its 2020 staging due to the current COVID-19 pandemic. Read More

Shenseea mourns mom's loss

BY AALIYAH CUNNINGHAM Observer writer | Friday, June, 26 2020    

Dancehall singjay Shenseea is mourning the loss of her mother.The artiste's publicist, Jaden McGhie, confirmed the death but declined to give any details. Read More

Blessed feels irie about EP

Friday, June, 26 2020    

JAMAICAN-BORN, Canadian reggae singer Blessed is banking on the success of his recently released EP titled Just Blessed Just Irie. Read More

Di Genius and the Legend

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, June, 26 2020    

STEPHEN “Di Genius” McGregor produced two songs on American R&B singer John Legend's recently released album, Bigger Love. They are the title track, Bigger Love , and Don't Walk... Read More

Go Gettah rhythm making waves

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, June, 26 2020    

UP to Wednesday, two of the songs featured on the Go Gettah rhythm were trending on YouTube. Through the Gate by Intence was at number one, while Like How by Iwaata... Read More

Challenger shares Quarantine experience

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, June, 26 2020    

DESPITE the restrictions imposed in an effort to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), singer Challenger says it brought him closer to his loved ones. Read More

Porus set yields rich talent

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, June, 25 2020    

MANCHESTER has produced several major recording artistes over the years. The list includes General Degree, Garnet Silk, Anthony Cruz, Jah Mason, Ce'Cile, Tony Rebel, Luciano and, most recently, Lila Iké. Read More

Quada gets bail extension

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Thursday, June, 25 2020    

After having Quada's bail extended yesterday in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree, attorney Bianca Samuels says her client is optimistic that he will eventually be freed of his charges. Read More

Red Rose blooms with Sorry Eyes

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer writer | Thursday, June, 25 2020    

It's been 35 years since Anthony Red Rose scored a double with songs that marked the dawn of dancehall music's digital age. Under mi Fat Thing and Tempo not only launched his career, but taught him... Read More

Freddie's duty to country

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 25 2020    

FREDDIE McGregor is one of 10 finalists in this year's Jamaica Festival Song Competition, scheduled for July 15. The reggae singer says it is a distinction that is yet to sink in. Read More

Conkarah goes Bananas

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 24 2020    

JAMAICAN singjay Conkarah is enjoying attention globally with a remix of his 2019 single Banana featuring Shaggy. Thanks to exposure on social media app TikTok, the song has seen significant streaming figures in recent... Read More

Quada for court today

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 24 2020    

BERT Samuels, one of the attorneys representing dancehall deejay Quada, says his legal team is looking to have the artiste's bail extended when he appears in the Kingston and St Andrew Parish Court in Half-Way-Tree today. Read More

Glamma Don stabbed, killed

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 24 2020    

ONE man is in police custody following the stabbing death of up-and-coming dancehall deejay Glamma Don in St Mary on Monday. Read More

Rising Stars to look back

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, June, 24 2020    

THE COVID-19 pandemic has claimed yet another major entertainment event. Read More



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