Entertainment

Could You Be Loved gets EDM twist

By Simone Morgan-Lindo Observer reporter | Friday, May, 12 2017    

CEDELLA Marley has joined forces with party promoter/club owner Kamal Bankay to release a remake of her father's hit Could You Be Loved.Bankay told Splash that he got involved in the project after working with Las Vegas entertainment executive... Read More

Sugar Bear, Rayvon team up for Sugar Cane

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, May, 12 2017    

It was a fair-sized crowd that came out last Tuesday at the Limelight nightclub in Half-Way-Tree for the official launch of the song Sugar Cane, a collaboration between deejay Sugar Bear and singer Rayvon.The feedback from the crowd was positive. Both artistes... Read More

Beenie, Bounty For T&T

Friday, May, 12 2017    

Dancehall kingpins Beenie Man and Bounty Killer are set to take the stage in Trinidad for that country's first staging of Fully Loaded, at the Hasely Crawford Stadium.The event, a one-day festival featuring dancehall, reggae and soca acts, celebrates what is... Read More

Jamaican acts to be on Rainbow Riots

Friday, May, 12 2017    

Swedish artist and activist Peter Wallenberg is taking his protest against homophobia from the streets to the studios.He has enlisted Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender artistes, from what he calls some of the world's most dangerous countries to be gay, to... Read More

Barbados tightens monetary policy

Friday, May, 12 2017    

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — Acting Governor of the Central Bank of Barbados Cleviston Haynes has announced changes to the monetary policy as the Government seeks to address the situation of the size of the deficit and how it is financed. Read More

Nesbeth working on debut

Friday, May, 12 2017    

Reggae artiste Nesbeth is working on his debut album. The singer, who scored a massive hit last year with My Dream , has a new single out titled New Gangster , which was... Read More

Blizz put New Haven on entertainment map

Friday, May, 12 2017    

The St Andrew community of New Haven is home to Blizz Entertainment Group's Shane McCanuff, Valdamire Service, Lanzo Smith, Miguel Grant, and Andre Barnes. Focusing on night-time events, they are hoping to make an impact with their Sunset Bliss and Progress Fridays parties. Read More

AFTER 12: Floss 360 Carnival

Friday, May, 12 2017    

Revellers just couldn't let the carnival season go. So on April 29 they flocked to Fort Clarence in Portmore, St Catherine for the grand finale — Floss 360 Soca Evolution, and OBSERVER PHOTOGRAPHER KARL MCLARTY used his camera in-between gettin' on baad! Read More

A Gift for Mom now at National Arena

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

Mother's Day concert, A Gift for Mom has now shifted to the National Arena in St Andrew on Sunday. The concert is still scheduled for a 6:00 pm start.Originally slated to take place at the National... Read More

Lawyers ready appeal

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

THE legal team representing dancehall deejay Shawn “Shawn Storm” Campbell is preparing to appeal the artiste's murder conviction, which is set to commence on February 19 of next year.Campbell — along with dancehall deejay Vybz... Read More

Jesse Royal mourns loss of mother

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

ROOTS REGGAE singer Jesse Royal is mourning the death of his mother Heather Grey. According to the singer, Grey passed away at the University Hospital of the West Indies in St Andrew on Friday, May 5. She was 59. The cause of death was... Read More

Rankin Pumpkin defies the odds

Thursday, May, 11 2017    

JAPANESE contestant Rankin Pumpkin continues to defy the odds as she took her place in the top eight of Magnum Kings and Queens of Dancehall, held at D'Entrance on Constant Spring Road last Saturday.Pumpkin drew praises from dancehall deejay... Read More

Boris shares with audience

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor – Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

BORIS Gardiner was among several acts who entertained the capacity-filled audience attending Musical Rhapsody held at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston on Sunday evening.The veteran singer, who is also a respected bass player, took... Read More

Marion Hall in Billboard top 5

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, May, 11 2017    

FOR the first time in her more than 25-year career, Minister Marion Hall (formerly Lady Saw) has earned her highest ranking on the Billboard Reggae album chart.When God Speaks, her debut gospel album, released on July 22 last year via... Read More



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