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Gem of a memory

A year ago, almost to the date, recording artiste Gem Myers was a guest at the JaRIA Honour Awards, organised by the Jamaica Reggae Industry Association. Sitting in the box, she could not resist the urge to rise to her feet once the tribute to honoree Bunny Wailer began. Filled with joy... Read More

Brothers to the end
From the day Gary “Dr Dread” Himelfarb first met Bunny Wailer at his father's home in Kingston, the American record label owner knew the diminutive artiste was special.... Read More

Herbie hails 'The Blackheart Man'
Bunny Wailer was a consummate artiste. He was a stellar vocalist with a voice that was an outstanding instrument. His brilliant vocal skills and deeply intricate melodic intelligence, his sense of harmony, and his feel for rhythm were touchstones in musical...... Read More

Walk good, Bunny
“The passing of Bunny Wailer, whose correct name is Neville O'Riley Livingston, has left a void in the culture and entertainment sector that may never be filled. Also affectionately called Jah B, Bunny Wailer has distinguished himself among the pioneers of reggae music and as...... Read More

VP recognises Bunny Wailer

Wednesday, March, 3 2021    

The global reggae fraternity will recognise the passing of Neville O'Riley Livingston, better known as Bunny Wailer, as the end of an era. The last surviving member of The Wailers core trio with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh, passed away yesterday at 73. Read More

Charting with Bunny Wailer

Wednesday, March, 3 2021    

PRIOR to his departure to pursue a solo career, Bunny Wailer was an original member of reggae group The Wailers, along with Bob Marley and Peter Tosh. Read More

Remembering a Wailer

BY BRIAN BONITTO Associate Editor -- Auto & Entertainment bonittob@jamaicaobserver.com | Wednesday, March, 3 2021    

REGGAE music's elder statesman, Bunny Wailer, died in the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston yesterday morning. The 73-year-old had been admitted to that facility since mid-December.His manager, Maxine Stowe, confirmed Wailer's passing. Read More

Proud of Bunny's Trench Town roots

Wednesday, March, 3 2021    

The Opposition People's National Party (PNP) has joined the list of those paying tribute to late icon Bunny Wailer.The party's President and Opposition Leader Mark Golding shared his thoughts on the man and his music. Read More

Bunny Wailer is dead

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Legendary reggae singer Bunny Wailer died in the Medical Associates Hospital in Kingston this morning. He was 73. Read More

Winston Duke is a Marked Man

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

The Tobago-born actor Winston Duke has been tapped to play Jamaica's first National Hero Marcus Garvey in Marked Man, a movie looking at the circumstances that led to his 1923 imprisonment. Read More

Bobo Vizion is a 'Vizionary'

Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

Reggae artiste Bobo Vizion has high hopes for his debut EP, Vizionary. Read More

King Malakiyah puts Yahweh first

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

IN a time when Jamaica is plagued with the novel coronavirus and crime and violence, up-and-coming singjay King Malakiyah is crying out for divine intervention. Read More

Beres sends love

BY KEDIESHA PERRY Observer writer | Tuesday, March, 2 2021    

MERVIS Walsh, manager of reggae legend Beres Hammond, said although the singer couldn't embrace his fans during Sunday's 'Love From a Distance' concert, he still connected with them. Read More

Lil Tjay doing album in JA

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Monday, March, 1 2021    

AMERICAN rapper Lil Tjay, 18, is currently working on his sophomore album at Geejam studio in Portland. He has been in the island since early last week. Read More

Feeling the beat in the US

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Monday, March, 1 2021    

WHEN most reggae fans think about the music in the United States, New York City and California. Those areas have been the most receptive to Jamaican music for over 45 years. Read More



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