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National awards ceremony goes virtual

The annual Ceremony of Investiture and Presentation of National Honours and Awards, traditionally presented on the lawns of King's House, will this year go virtual due to the protocols dictated in light of the current pandemic. Read More

Jaz Elise inks international deal
Recording artiste Jaz Elise has joined her In.Digg.Nation labelmates Protoje, Lila Iké, and Sevana, having inked a record deal with Six Course and RCA Records.She will release her début project in 2021.... Read More

Toots heads to Heroes' Park
PLANS for a national final resting place for the country's cultural icons are being revisited by the current political Administration.... Read More

Shaniel Muir making waves
Despite the downturn in entertainment due to the current pandemic at least one Jamaican female artiste is making a name for herself thanks to social media.... Read More

Sizzla does ode to females

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 16 2020    

Matters of the heart and his affection for the females are what inspired the latest album by Sizzla, titled Million Times. Read More

Papi Don Muziq carving its space

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 16 2020    

WHILE attending Montego Bay Community College, Donte Johnson had aspirations of becoming an entrepreneur. However, music was what he pursued professionally. Read More

Lil Nasheer goes hard

Friday, October, 16 2020    

Music engineering student at Florida's Full Sail University, Lil Nasheer, has always had a passion for music. On his latest single, Hard to Get, he shares how he managed to win over a young lady. Read More


BY RICHARD JOHNSON & BRIAN BONITTO Observer senior reporters | Friday, October, 16 2020    

THE body of legendary reggae pioneer Frederick “Toots” Hibbert was not interred in the Dovecot Memorial Park in Spanish Town, St Catherine, yesterday as planned, as family members were unable find his burial order. Read More

Morango stays positive

Friday, October, 16 2020    

Westmoreland -based deejay Morango says his entry into music was inevitable. Read More

Liquid finds gold in Canada

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, October, 15 2020    

Can't Believe by singjay Kranium was earlier this week was certified gold in Canada for sales of more than 40,000 copies. The song, produced by ZJ Liquid, also features Nigerian singer WizKid and American rapper Ty Dolla Sign. Read More

Chronixx 'rocs' the nation

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, October, 15 2020    

Chronixx is among the artistes featured on Reprise , a compilation album from Roc Nation, the label owned by Jay-Z. The set was released on October 9. Read More

No decision yet on Rebel Salute

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 15 2020    

“Wait, see and listen.” That's the approach being taken by reggae singer and event promoter Tony Rebel regarding the 2021 staging of Rebel Salute, his annual two-day music festival traditionally held in January to coincide with his birthday. Read More

Beautiful sounds from Garrette and Axel

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, October, 15 2020    

THOUGH they are from different cultures, Garrette Simmonds and Axel Jed Alinsub found common musical ground in New York City six years ago. In August the duo, known as Garrette and Axel, released the EP Better Late Than Never . Read More

Toots' farewell today

Thursday, October, 15 2020    

DOVECOT Memorial Park in St Catherine will be the final resting place for legendary reggae artiste Frederick “Toots” Hibbert today, according to his daughter, Jenieve Bailey. Read More

Popcaan hot on Billboard

Wednesday, October, 14 2020    

FOR the first time in five years, Popcaan has entered an urban chart in the United States. Twist And Turn, a track from his album Fixtape, debuts at number 38 on Billboard's Rhythmic Songs Chart.The song features Drake and PARTYNEXTDOOR. Read More


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