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Emmy nomination for Tessellated

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer Writer | Sunday, August, 9 2020    

I Learnt Some Jazz Today, the single by genre-bending recording artiste Tessellated is featured in the Apple AirPods commercial Bounce, which is nominated for a Prime Time Emmy Award. Read More

Feluké gets treatment in California

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Reggae singer Feluké is currently in San Diego, California, en route to Mexico for another round of treatment for colon cancer. Read More

Jlyrixs has a 'special' delivery

Friday, August, 7 2020    

Why Freestyle and So Special are the latest singles from Jlyrixs. They are from his soon-to-be released EP, Mystic Believer . The songs were released last... Read More

Kashu still aiming for the stars

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

ON-THE-RISE singjay Kashu remains optimistic that he will be listed among dancehall's royalty.“The limit is infinite, so I'm just gonna keep working and I'm sure the result will be tremendous,” he told Jamaica Observer's Splash. Read More

Diligence aims to inspire

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

Diligence is on a road of positive music and inspiring lyrics. He continues this run with From Nothing to Something. Read More

Big Youth's time has come

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, August, 7 2020    

WHENEVER Big Youth hits the stage, he opens his show with I Pray Thee, his powerful chant on the hallowed Sata Massa Gana rhythm. That is deliberate. Read More

Still a hot shot

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

SHAGGY is one of three recipients of this year's Jamaica Reggae Icon Award at the Independence Spectacular.The event unfolds this afternoon and will be part of a virtual show scheduled to be aired on live television and PBC Jamaica at 4:00 pm. Read More

Lord Creator's Independence gift

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, August, 6 2020    

BORN in San Fernando, Trinidad and Tobago, Lord Creator's music was steeped in the calypso culture of his homeland. However, in 1962, he gave Jamaica a fitting Independence present with a heartfelt song. Read More

Freddie to star at Moon Palace

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Freddie McGregor is headliner for the Jamaica Independence Day concert at the Moon Palace Jamaica resort in Ocho Rios, St Ann, tonight. Showtime is slated for a 9:00 pm start. Read More

Songs Jamaicans danced to in 1962

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

From Michael Barnett of Kool 97 FM Forward March — Derrick MorganIndependent Jamaica — Lord CreatorRuff and Tuff —Stranger Cole Read More

My top-10 patriotic songs — Oliver Mair

Thursday, August, 6 2020    

Below ae the top-10 patriotic songs from Oliver Mair (Jamaica's consul general in Miami) Sweet Jamaica — Mr VegasJamaica Love — Busy SignalLand of my Birth —Eric Donaldson Read More

Buju surges up chart

KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

BUJU Banton is the big news on this week's Billboard charts. The lanky deejay's latest album Upside Down 2020 continues to surge up the charts after debuting five weeks ago. Read More

Marley's UK years for docu-film

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor — Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

BOB Marley's influence on British culture will be focus of a one-hour documentary titled When Bob Marley Came to Britain , slated for the BBC2 this month. Read More

Sheryl Evans looks to Africa

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

SHERYL Evans has a deep passion for African music and culture. So, three years ago, she formed Mama Africa Records. Read More

'This one's for Bob'

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor --- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, August, 5 2020    

REGGAE queen Marcia Griffiths is one of three recipients of this year's Jamaica Reggae Icon Award at the Independence Spectacular slated for tomorrow. Read More



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