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BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Monday, May, 25 2020    

Once it was announced that Beenie Man and Bounty Killer would be the featured on Verzuz, there was a question of the numbers that the two would pull in during the performance. Read More

In prison, producer finds new voice for inmates and himself

Monday, May, 25 2020    

NEW YORK,USA (AP) — David Jassy was a successful music producer who had worked with Britney Spears and others when he was sent to prison for killing a man during an altercation. While serving his time, he would hear talented young inmates rapping in the yards at San Quentin State... Read More

Empowerment through entertainment

RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 24 2020    

Belle Castle, near Hector's River in Portland, is a quiet community. Far removed from bustling industry, the younger residents of the community struggle to find means of employment. Read More

Vegas casinos getting ready to roll

Sunday, May, 24 2020    

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Free parking, but no valet service. Bartenders, blackjack dealers and waiters wearing masks. Hand sanitiser everywhere. Read More

Don Reid goes to film

Sunday, May, 24 2020    

DON Reid, the bank manager-turned-songwriter and recording artiste, has released a short film chronicling his life story entitled I Know Who I Am . Read More

Universal Orlando seeks to reopen theme parks in early June

Sunday, May, 24 2020    

ORLANDO, Florida (AP) — Universal Orlando is aiming to reopen its theme parks in early June, a resort official said Thursday, more than two months after the company joined cross town rivals Disney World and SeaWorld in closing their gates to stop the spread of the new... Read More

Theatre is my therapy

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Sunday, May, 24 2020    

Sakina Deer likes keeping herself busy. Many recognise her as an actress from her countless characters on the local theatre stage, as well as in film. For others it's her face on local television as a presenter for ER (Entertainment Report) as well as the morning magazine programme... Read More

A moment with Jahbar I

Saturday, May, 23 2020    

Reggae artiste Jahbar I started 2020 on a high, with a performance at Rebel Salute in January. Read More

Second Irie Jam virtual concert

Saturday, May, 23 2020    

The second virtual concert to be staged by New York-based radio station Irie Jam takes place today with General Degree, Ghost and Mikey Spice as guest artistes. Read More

Nakash Diesel drops Body Bad

Saturday, May, 23 2020    

Philadelphia -based recording artiste Nakash Diesel is basking in the release of his latest single Body Bad . Read More

Perry's studio moves toward reopening while industry waits

Saturday, May, 23 2020    

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyler Perry is planning to make his Atlanta-based mega studio one of the first domestic filming grounds to reopen during the coronavirus pandemic. But while Perry is looking to restart production in July, other studios in Georgia and beyond are anxiously waiting... Read More

When Bobby Digital ruled the charts

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Saturday, May, 23 2020    

From the late 1980s into the early 2000s, producer Robert “Bobby Digital” Dixon reigned. He produced countless hit songs which charted locally and overseas that were released on his two labels, Digital B and Brick Wall. Read More

All set for Beenie Verzuz Bounty

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Obserer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Saturday, May, 23 2020    

The stage is set for the epic online showdown between dancehall kingpins Beenie and Bounty Killer. Read More

Malica to 'wiggle' with Beenie Man

Friday, May, 22 2020    

Despite the current pandemic, many acts are looking to create hit songs for the coming summer months. Read More

Digicel Unplugged goes gospel

Friday, May, 22 2020    

Gospel acts Minister Marion Hall and Jermaine Edwards are set to grace the Digicel Unplugged stage for another gospel edition this Sunday, May 24. Read More


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