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Brotha George is unstoppable

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, June, 20 2020    

Whenever it comes time for gospel artiste Brotha George to record, his goal is simple --- keep the message consistent and straight to the point. He stays true to that policy on Unstoppable , his 10th album, which was released in... Read More


BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Saturday, June, 20 2020    

WHEN Paul Simon's Mother And Child Reunion was released in 1972, Americans were instantly taken by the song's reggae flavour and its unique tremolo guitar intro. That came courtesy of Lynford “Hux” Brown, an outstanding session musician who died Thursday in Oakland,... Read More

Digicel's tribute to fathers

Saturday, June, 20 2020    

It'll be a trio of tributes to dads in a special edition of Digicel Unplugged concert series tomorrow. The occasion will feature Tessanne Chin, Romain Virgo, and Matthew Malcolm. Read More

Producer 'stumped' by COVID-19 still optimistic

Saturday, June, 20 2020    

PRODUCER Linton “Fyah Stumpy” Walker said his fledgling label, Fyah Stumpy Production, has been hard hit by the effects of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The label is based in Sligoville, St Catherine. Read More

Tarrus brings healing

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, June, 19 2020    

During the COVID-19 shutdown, Tarrus Riley admits he was among those who had a “lotta time on my hands”. That time, however, was not wasted as the singer recorded songs for Healing, his new album. Read More

Donsome turns the tables

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Friday, June, 19 2020    

Music producer Adrian “Donsome” Hanson has released Turn It Up Vol 1, a full workout instrumental album for gym enthusiasts. Read More

And then there was 8

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, June, 19 2020    

WITH COVID-19 and racial tension dominating the news cycle, members of 8 are delivering a message they expect will resonate with listeners. Read More

Padrino sees Brighter Days

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, June, 19 2020    

To many tourists from North America and Europe, the Caribbean is the ultimate getaway for clearing the blues. Padrino's latest song, Brighter Days , reinforces that image. Read More


BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@janaicaobserver.com | Friday, June, 19 2020    

Jamaican choreographer Dr L'Antoinette Stines is seeking in excess of US$150,000 in her suit against entertainment mogul Shawn “Jay-Z” Carter and his pop music superstar wife Beyoncé Knowles-Carter. Read More

Renee gets expressive

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, June, 18 2020    

Dancer-cum-singjay Renee 6:30 is quite upbeat about her latest single, Free and Single. Released last month, Free and Single is produced by NS Music Enterprise. Read More

'Duffy' gets unhinged

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, June, 18 2020    

With entertainment avenues abruptly cut short due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, people in the industry have been forced to find alternative ways to earn an income. This dilemma was what forced local stand-up comedian Dufton “Duffy”... Read More

Chizzy's ready for the limelight

Thursday, June, 18 2020    

CANADIAN-BASED singer Chizzy Bashment can't wait to see the back of the novel coronavirus pandemic which has halted the production of her video for the single Anytime . But she's using the break to fine-tune her skills. Read More

L'Antoinette effect

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, June, 18 2020    

MUM is the word from local choreographer Dr L'Antoinette Stines regarding legal action against hip-hop mogul Jay-Z and his pop superstar wife, Beyoncé, over possible copyright infringement. Read More

J'cans storm Latin charts

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, June, 17 2020    

PRODUCER Rvssian and Shaggy are making their presence felt on the Billboard Latin charts. Read More

Dream Weekend put on hold

Wednesday, June, 17 2020    

ORGANISERS of Negril summer party series Dream Weekend have pulled the plug on this year's staging. Safety concerns associated with the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) was cited as the reason. Read More


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