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Marshall does ode to Tenor Saw

LOTS of Sign, a 1985 dancehall classic by singer Tenor Saw, has been covered by singjay Wayne Marshall.The single, recently released, is part of VP Records Dancehall Anthems compilation project. Read More

Mikey reclaiming his shine
MUSIC producer Michael “Mikey Shine” Stewart is looking to revive his Tell Dem Music company by releasing a couple of projects before year end.... Read More

Barry O'Hare dead at 56
WELL-RESPECTED music and audio engineer Barry O'Hare died at University Hospital of the West Indies, in St Andrew, yesterday morning. The 56-year-old had tested positive for COVID-19 earlier in the week.... Read More

Gold Leaf rhythm blooms
Top names as well as up-and-coming acts add some sparkle to the Gold Leaf rhythm, produced by Natural Bond Entertainment. The project was released on September 12.... Read More

Tale of Jimi and Jimmy

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

Jimi Hendrix and Jimmy Cliff were artistes from entirely different worlds living in London during the Swinging Sixties. One was a psychedelic bluesman, the other a ska and rocksteady act. Read More

Chelsea Stewart goes for glory

Friday, September, 18 2020    

Chelsea Stewart is pleased with the feedback from her gospel-tinged track, Glory, from her debut self-titled album. Read More

On Sound Mynd makes waves

Friday, September, 18 2020    

ON-THE-RISE deejay On Sound Mynd says his main objective is to be recognised internationally. The dancehall artiste is currently making waves with the song Funny How . Read More

EZ-PZ does it for Tallis DNB

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

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Dunrich reaps new talent

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

DUBBED Jamaica's “food basket”, St Elizabeth is renowned for its agricultural produce and eco-tourism. The parish has also produced a number of entertainers including former Digicel Rising Stars runner-up Noddy Virtue, deejay Laden and singer Terry... Read More

Ajji sizzles for the summer

BY KEVIN JACKSON Observer writer | Friday, September, 18 2020    

AFTER pursuing a career in music for the past eight years, deejay Ajji (formerly known as Ajrenalin) has scored a hit with Live for the Summer . The song also features Stylo G and Busy Signal. Read More

Toots, Clarendon's finest

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Thursday, September, 17 2020    

Along with Trench Town and Rockfort, Clarendon produced most of Jamaica's early music stars; among them Toots Hibbert. Read More

Cruz rocking with dancehall

By Kevin Jackson Observer writer | Thursday, September, 17 2020    

Singer Cruz Rock says his love for dancehall music inspired Be Mine , which features dancehall veteran Beenie Man. Read More

Impressario Delroy Carroll is dead

BY HOWARD CAMPBELL Observer senior writer | Thursday, September, 17 2020    

Delroy Carroll, whose Solar Entertainment promoted shows featuring American soul acts from the 1970s and 1980s, died September 4 at his home in Brooklyn, New York. He was 55 years old. Read More

Sun shines on Billboard for Bob

Wednesday, September, 16 2020    

IN 1999, Danish producer Funkstar De Luxe remixed Sun is Shining by Bob Marley and The Wailers and it became a global hit, charting in more than 23 countries. It reached number three on the UK Singles Chart and number one on the US Billboard Dance Music Club Songs... Read More

Chezidek looks to Africa

By Howard Campbell Observer senior writer | Wednesday, September, 16 2020    

Hello Africa by Chezidek is number one on the South Florida Foundation Network Chart. The album was released in late July by Tad's International Record. Read More



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