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Nooks's wait for Benz continues

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

GEORGE Nooks may have to wait until Wednesday, November 4, to find out whether the police will return his Mercedes-Benz GL 450 SUV which was seized upon his arrest last week Thursday. Read More

Nov 8 hero's burial for Toots

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, October, 28 2020    

Toots Hibbert, legendary frontman of Toots and the Maytals, is scheduled to be interred in National Heroes' Park in downtown Kingston on Sunday, November 8, the Jamaica Observer has been reliably informed. Read More

Beenie Man's okay

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 27 2020    

CRYSTAL Davis — daughter of Beenie Man and former dancehall queen Carlene Smith — says her father “is doing okay” after a video surfaced on Sunday showing the entertainer fainting at the funeral of his mother in St Elizabeth. Read More

Octavia takes spotlight

Tuesday, October, 27 2020    

Octavia, 11-year-old daughter of singjay I-Octane, has always had a creative streak. She began writing her own poems and songs when she was five years old. Her father recognised her talents and nurtured her creative drive, hoping to get her to emerge as a major... Read More

'Gimme back mi Benz'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Tuesday, October, 27 2020    

ATTORNEYS representing singer George Nooks are seeking the return of his Mercedes-Benz GL 450 SUV which was seized by police during his arrest on drug charges last Thursday. Read More

Peter Tosh's daughter continues the work

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

Niambe McIntosh, the youngest daughter of reggae legend Peter Tosh, is living up to the legacy of her late father by continuing his advocacy for equal rights and justice. Read More

Ziggy plays for the children

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, October, 25 2020    

For international reggae artiste Ziggy Marley, not enough attention is being paid to the impact of the current COVID-19 pandemic on the lives of the younger members of society. Read More

Bounty, Beenie for One Love Together

Friday, October, 23 2020    

Stephen Marley, Bounty Killer, Beenie Man, J Boog, Pato Ranking and Patrice Roberts are headliners for One Love Together virtual concert slated for today and tomorrow at 7:00 pm. Read More

No stopping for Nyasia Chane'l

Friday, October, 23 2020    

NYASIA Chane'l taps into her Caribbean roots with an interpretation of George Nooks' 2004 hit Can't Stop Us Now . Read More

Gadawie talks crooks, criminals

Friday, October, 23 2020    

Earlier this month, dancehall artiste Gadawie released the seven-track EP titled Crooks and Criminals . Produced by OneManArmy Music. Read More

Ozyon hits the road

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

AFTER a two-month hiatus, Ozyon has returned with Road Lord. Released two weeks ago on the Ozyon Music label, the song is a testament of his renewed energy. Read More

Master Schultz

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

WHILE he has never set foot on Jamaican soil, Israeli audio engineer Jordan Schultz is responsible for mixing and mastering some of the island's biggest dancehall and reggae hit songs in recent years. Read More

Monie calls for more opportunities

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, October, 23 2020    

Up -and-coming deejay Monie is calling for more opportunities for young acts on the entertainment scene. Read More

No mask for Buju

By Brian Bonitto Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, October, 22 2020    

BUJU Banton is bashing the wearing of masks and urging Jamaicans to be mindful of lies as the country battles the COVID-19.The deejay posted his views in a three-video tirade to his 1.2 million followers on Instagram yesterday. Read More

DJ GQ covers Billboard

Wednesday, October, 21 2020    

The four-song debut EP Is It You? by radio/club DJ GQ impacts the US charts this week. On the streaming-driven Billboard Reggae Albums Chart, Is It You? debuts at number 10, while on the sales-driven US Current Reggae Albums Chart, the mini set opens at number one with sales of 658... Read More



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