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Sweet news for local acts

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, January, 10 2021    

L OS ANGELES-BASED record label Delicious Vinyl Island is no stranger to the Jamaican music scene. In the 1990s the label, through a partnership with Chris Blackwell's Island Records, formed a strategic alliance and began representing reggae acts, notably Tiger and Born... Read More

Booming times for Quada

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Quada made YouTube's Trending list when the video for Rum and Boom, racked up 113,000 views this week. Read More

J'can Garrison Christmas creates buzz

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, January, 9 2021    

The 18-track various artistes compilation Jamaican Garrison Christmas is reaping success on the iTunes and Amazon reggae charts. Read More

Sanka joins 'million' club

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

ON-THE-RISE dancehall singjay Sanka is ecstatic that his collaborative single, Best Wi Eva Feel featuring Nickiesha, has hit the one-million view mark on the YouTube platform — the first time that he has... Read More

Relevant Boss gives a hand

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Relevant Boss believes artistes have a role to play in the eradication of poverty in Jamaica. Staying true to this belief, the singjay recently launched a company called Afristyle Business Complex (ABC). Read More

LONGER WAIT FOR GRAMMY

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, January, 9 2021    

REGGAE acts nominated in this year's virtual staging of the Grammy Awards will have to wait two months longer to know their fate. Read More

12 Gaddi appeals to colleagues

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Up-and-coming dancehall artiste 12 Gaddi is making an appeal to fellow entertainers and event promoters to follow the COVID-19 protocols that have been mandated by the Government to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Read More

Guys Hill resident catches Pepsi Riddim

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Oshan Martin of Guys Hill, St Catherine, has been selected as the winner of the 2020 Pepsi 'Riddim Mania' promotion. Read More

Goldy seeks better days

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Reggae singjay Goldy is confident that there are better days ahead despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Fyah Stumpy aims to make a splash

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

DESPITE the entertainment sector lockdown due to COVID-19, producer Linton “Fyah Stumpy” Walker is pushing ahead with his musical productions. He is currently promoting the single Beach Side by Laza Laad. Read More

Rass Index makes debut

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

Rastafari deejay Rass Index said he will not make the current global pandemic stall his musical ambitions. He is banking on Life Extended , on the Brain Box Production label. Read More

Singjay Jmovemence excited about 2021

Saturday, January, 9 2021    

EMERGING singjay Jmovemence said he is happy to see the back of 2020, due to the hardships associated with COVID-19. He voices his relief in his latest song, Still Deh Ya. Read More

Mikey makes dangerous moves

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

Mikey Dangerous takes the number one spot on the Rebel Vibez Canadian Reggae Top Ten chart with Wicked Hearted, featuring Sizzla. Read More

Moses I makes reparation call

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Friday, January, 8 2021    

The call for compensation to descendants of slaves has been a passionate topic among the Afro-conscious for many years. Singer Moses I's latest song, Reparation, addresses what is a sensitive issue. Read More

Navino hits back at detractors

Friday, January, 8 2021    

Deejay Navino takes a swipe at detractors with Life Too Short. The single will be released today on the High Supremacy Riddim 2020 and is produced by Damage Musiq label.According to Navino, the song is derived from his own personal experiences. Read More



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