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Black Ice teams with Capleton

Friday, May, 22 2020    

Reggae artiste Black Ice is confident that his collaboration, Bun Dem, alongside dancehall mainstay Capleton is destined for success when it hits the airwaves this summer. Read More

Natural Vybz upbeat about new single

Friday, May, 22 2020    

Reggae artiste Natural Vybz is looking forward to the release of his new single, titled Touch. Read More

Landlord asks: What the world coming to?

Friday, May, 22 2020    

As a youngster in Nassau, The Bahamas, Orlando “Landlord” Miller was often bullied by his classmates because of his constant singing. School life was rough but music provided an escape for him. Read More

Are you ready for Mikey Spice?

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Friday, May, 22 2020    

It's been years since Mikey Spice thrilled audiences with his take on Barry White's classic ballad Practise What You Preach. Since then, the artiste has thrilled audiences with his deep, rich voice on other tracks, to various levels of success. Read More

Rohan Da Great strikes with 6 Love

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, May, 22 2020    

While it has a promising club and festival scene, not many hardcore fans associate North Carolina with reggae or dancehall music. In almost 20 years living there, deejay/rapper Rohan Da Great has seen a turnaround. Read More

Living like it's golden

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, May, 21 2020    

While working on his EP The Hidden Treasure late last year, singer Golden Voice had one thing in mind.“The world needed to see and hear the talent over the noise and confusion,” said the St James-based artiste. Read More

Lauer says Ronan Farrow's work on him was shoddy and biased

Thursday, May, 21 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — Matt Lauer has accused author Ronan Farrow of shoddy and biased journalism in his book Catch and Kill that included what Lauer says is a false accusation that the former Today show host raped a co-worker. Read More

Former member of The Heptones dies

Thursday, May, 21 2020    

Dolphin “Naggo” Morris, a former member of The Heptones, died on May 17 at the Cornwall Regional Hospital in St James at age 72. Read More

Oprah Winfrey gives grants to 'home' cities during pandemic

Thursday, May, 21 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — Oprah Winfrey is giving grants to the cities she's called home through her US$12-million coronavirus relief fund. Read More

Beenie Verzuz Bounty

BY RICHARD JOHNSON Observer senior reporter johnsonr@jamaicaobserver.com | Thursday, May, 21 2020    

Verzuz, the hugely popular online musical 'battle' created by American music producers Timbaland and Swizz Beatz comes to Jamaica this weekend. Read More

YGR releases the English Fire rhythm

Wednesday, May, 20 2020    

English Fire is the latest rhythm project from Young General Records (YGR). It features an array of talent including Christopher Martin, Hot Frass, Shawn Storm, Sikka Rymes, Shane O and newcomer Ajji. Read More

Dream Weekend decision on June 15

Wednesday, May, 20 2020    

THE organisers of Dream Weekend, the annual series of parties held in the resort town of Negril located on Jamaica's western tip, are still to take a decision regarding this year's staging of the popular event. Read More

A songwriting savage: The-Dream on penning Beyoncé-Megan hit

Wednesday, May, 20 2020    

NEW YORK (AP) — The-Dream has won Grammys for his songwriting skills, but the performer doesn’t plan to break down the formula for his latest hit, the Megan Thee Stallion Savage remix co-starring Beyoncé. Read More

Wendy Williams pauses talk show because of health condition

Wednesday, May, 20 2020    

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams is taking a break from her daytime talk show to receive treatment for a previously announced health condition. Read More

Skip Marley creates history on Billboard

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Wednesday, May, 20 2020    

Skip Marley creates history on the Billboard charts this week. His hit single, Slow Down featuring American rhythm and blues singer HER, is number one on the Adult R&B Songs Chart. Read More



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