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Veteran deejay Purple Man is dead

Thursday, August, 27 2020    

Deejay Purple Man, a member of producer Henry “Junjo” Lawes' Volcano Records camp in the 1980s, died August 14 at the Kingston Public Hospital. He was 58 years old. Read More

Skip's got the feeling

Wednesday, August, 26 2020    

Skip Marley enters the Billboard R&B Adult Songs Chart at number 28 with his new single, Make Me Feel . The track features American rapper Rick Ross and singer Ari... Read More

K'Neil Ablaze takes aim at careless dads

Wednesday, August, 26 2020    

K'Neil Ablaze is using his latest single, Best Father , to 'wake up' irresponsible fathers. He believes their actions have left youths without positive male role models. Read More

Jahzeal counts his blessings

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 26 2020    

HAVING put his tertiary education on hold due to financial constraints, singer Jahzeal says he hopes to complete his course of study. He quit The University of the West Indies (Mona campus) seven years ago while pursuing a major in banking and finance and a minor in gender... Read More

Michigan's birthday gift

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertai | Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

ON Sunday Papa Michigan celebrated his 60th birthday. In lieu of a party, the veteran deejay opted to do something else. Read More

Scriptiid gets on his way

Tuesday, August, 25 2020    

Up-and-coming singjay Scriptiid is hoping to get his big break with On My Way . Read More

Bobby's legacy lives

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, August, 23 2020    

ON October 19, Craig “Giark” Dixon will accept an Order of Distinction in the rank of Officer at King's House on behalf of his late dad, producer Robert “Bobby Digital” Dixon. Read More

A second serving of Buju

By Kediesha Perry Observer writer | Sunday, August, 23 2020    

Donovan Germain, long-time music producer and manager for Grammy-award winning artiste Buju Banton, says fans will have another opportunity to see the entertainer's performance on NBC's Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday. Read More

Thousands tune in Nat'l Rum Day concert

Friday, August, 21 2020    

Appleton Estate's Virtual National Rum Day concert was met with praise across social media platforms, with more than 10,000 viewers tuning in for performances by members of the Protoje-led In Digg Nation Collective last Sunday. Read More

Marley's haven for sale

Friday, August, 21 2020    

MARLEY Resort and Spa — a 21-bedroom property located in Nassau, Bahamas — is up for sale. It is priced at US$980,000.Bahamas real estate brokerage firm CA Christie has the listing, which is located on New Providence's Cable Beach. Read More

R-Embassida stays connected

Friday, August, 21 2020    

Reggae singjay R-Embassida is confident he is on the verge of a musical breakthrough.He is currently promoting his EP, titled The Connection. Read More

Xo Tingz makes a statement

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, August, 21 2020    

Singer Xo Tingz is on a musical high after his EP Inception debuted at 11 on the Nielsen Music/MRC Data monitored US Current Reggae Albums chart. The chart, which reflects album sales in the United States, saw Inception moving 59... Read More

Bashwa sets the table

Friday, August, 21 2020    

Once , Clarendon was known as one of the hubs for Jamaica's thriving sugar industry. The reign of King Sugar is long over and the parish is now overrun by lawlessness. Read More

Magran says follow COVID-19 protocols

Friday, August, 21 2020    

WITH the COVID-19 pandemic still creating havoc locally, singjay Magran is encouraging people to take the necessary precautions and stay home, where necessary. Read More

Popcaan all the way

with Kevin Jackson | Thursday, August, 20 2020    

POPCAAN is making waves on several charts this week with his mixtape, titled Fixtape, and its lead single Twist and Turn featuring rapper Drake and Canadian singer PartyNextDoor. Read More



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